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Article ID: 713252

Black Men Less Likely Than Nonblack Patients to Adopt Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

At a time when a growing number of men with prostate cancer considered “low risk” are opting for active surveillance or watchful waiting rather than immediate treatment with surgery or radiation, a new study reveals that black men are less likely than white men to adopt an active surveillance strategy for their disease.

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Article ID: 713178

Researchers Identify Genetic Switch that Controls Conversion of Bad to Good Fat

University of Utah Health

Research findings opens opportunities to offer opportunities to develop new treatments to tackle metabolic diseases, like diabetes.

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20-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Baylor University Joins Research Team Seeking to Transform U.S. Water System

Baylor University

WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) – Baylor University has partnered with four Department of Energy laboratories and more than a dozen universities in a research alliance to address the country’s water security issues through desalination.

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Article ID: 713357

Skin Patch Shows Promise for Children with Milk-Induced Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A new study from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia finds that a skin patch may be useful in treating children with a painful, chronic condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), triggered by milk.

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Article ID: 713354

Patient Access and Biosimilars

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, examined the issue of patient access and biosimilars this afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference.

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Bipolar Disorder May Be Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People who have bipolar disorder may be more likely to later develop Parkinson’s disease than people who do not have bipolar disorder, according at a study published in the May 22, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Researchers Study How Brain Cells Stress Each Other Out for Their Own Good

West Virginia University

There’s a fine line between helpful and harmful inflammation. WVU School of Medicine researchers Gordon Meares and Savannah Sims want to explore it. They and their colleagues are investigating how inflammation spreads throughout the brain and what makes it protective—or perilous.

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A New Collider Concept Would Take Quantum Theories to an Extreme

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

A new idea for smashing beams of elementary particles into one another could reveal how light and matter interact under extreme conditions that may exist on the surfaces of exotic astrophysical objects, in powerful cosmic light bursts and star explosions, in next-generation particle colliders and in hot, dense fusion plasma.

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