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Smelling With Your Tongue

Monell Chemical Senses Center

Scientists from the Monell Center report that functional olfactory receptors are present in human taste cells. The findings suggest that interactions between the senses of smell and taste, the primary components of food flavor, may begin on the tongue and not in the brain, as previously thought.

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Use of Genetic Testing in Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Decreases Cost of Care Nationwide

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

A new study suggests that Oncotype DX-guided treatment could reduce the cost for the first year of breast cancer care in the U.S. by about $50 million (about 2 percent of the overall costs in the first year). The study by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and National Cancer Institute researchers was published April 24, in JNCI.

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National Infertility Awareness Week: 7 things a Houston expert wants you to know

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

For many, having children is the adventure of a lifetime. However, for those who struggle to conceive, starting a family can be a long and emotionally draining process, full of unknowns, false hopes, guilt, and even shame. Mazen Abdallah, MD, sheds light on the issue with a few fast facts.

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23-Apr-2019 9:05 PM EDT
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Time-Restricted Eating Shows Benefits for Blood Glucose

University of Adelaide

By restricting the time period during which they could eat, researchers have seen promising results for controlling blood glucose levels in men at risk of type 2 diabetes. In a small study now published in the journal Obesity, researchers from the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) assessed the effects of time-restricted eating (TRE) in 15 men for one week.

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23-Apr-2019 8:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711824

Capturing the behavior of single-atom catalysts on the move

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Scientists are excited by the prospect of stripping catalysts down to single atoms. Attached by the millions to a supporting surface, they could offer the ultimate in speed and specificity. Now researchers have taken an important step toward understanding single-atom catalysts by deliberately tweaking how they’re attached to the surfaces that support them – in this case the surfaces of nanoparticles.

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23-Apr-2019 8:05 PM EDT
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South Side trauma centers launch new collaboration that expands and strengthens region’s violence recovery ecosystem

University of Chicago Medical Center

Continuing an ongoing effort to respond to the public health crisis of intentional violence, the University of Chicago Medicine and Advocate Christ Medical Center are joining forces to form Southland RISE (Resilience Initiative to Strengthen and Empower), a new collaborative designed to better care for individuals, families and communities on the South Side and south suburban communities.

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23-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Air Pollution Poses Risks for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah

Study by Huntsman Cancer Institute researchers finds air pollution put childhood cancer survivor at an increased risk for hospitalization

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23-Apr-2019 5:35 PM EDT
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$15.1M Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey for Redesignation as the State’s Only Comprehensive Cancer Center

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only Comprehensive Cancer Center as recognized by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), has been awarded a $15.1 million grant (P30CA072720) as part of its successful 2019 redesignation.

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23-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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A New Clue in the Mystery of ALS, Frontotemporal Dementia

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Michigan Medicine (University of Michigan) researchers identify a potential therapeutic target for neurodegenerative conditions ALS and frontotemporal dementia, using animal models.

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23-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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'Enxaguante bucal mágico' alivia a dor na boca causada por radioterapia

Mayo Clinic

O "enxaguante mágico", um enxaguante bucal contendo difenidramina, lidocaína e antiácidos, reduziu significativamente a dor causada por mucosite oral (úlceras bucais) em pacientes que receberam radioterapia para câncer de cabeça e pescoço, quando comparado ao placebo.

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23-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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