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Article ID: 719149

Fathers May Protect Their LGB Kids from Health Effects of Discrimination

New York University

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals who report being discriminated against but who feel close to their fathers have lower levels of C-reactive protein —a measure of inflammation and cardiovascular risk—than those without support from their fathers, finds a new study from researchers at NYU College of Global Public Health.

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18-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719006

Mayo researchers demonstrate senescent cell burden is reduced in humans by senolytic drugs

Mayo Clinic

In a small safety and feasibility clinical trial, Mayo Clinic researchers have demonstrated for the first time that senescent cells can be removed from the body using drugs termed “senolytics”. The result was verified not only in analysis of blood but also in changes in skin and fat tissue senescent cell abundance. The findings appear in the journal EBioMedicine.

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Article ID: 718906

Mayo Clinic researchers to present findings at ASTRO annual meeting

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic physicians will present findings at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology annual meeting Sept. 15–18 in Chicago.

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12-Sep-2019 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719061

Study questions routine sleep studies to evaluate snoring in children

University of Maryland Medical Center

Pediatricians routinely advise parents of children who snore regularly and have sleepiness, fatigue or other symptoms consistent with sleep disordered breathing, to get a sleep study, but a new finding suggests that the pediatric sleep study -- used to both diagnose pediatric sleep apnea and to measure improvement after surgery - may be an unreliable predictor of who will benefit from having an adenotonsillectomy.

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17-Sep-2019 3:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719151

Study by Cal State Fullerton Economists Shows Disneyland Resort Creates $8.5 Billion Economic Impact in Southern California

California State University, Fullerton

Cal State Fullerton economists from the Woods Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting conducted a six-month study to determine Disneyland Resort's economic impact in Southern California.

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17-Sep-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719150

Exploding shells boost immune response to brain cancer

University of California San Diego

Researchers at the University of California San Diego figured out a way to combine FDA-approved ultrasound with engineered glass particles to boost the effectiveness of immunotherapy in glioblastomas.

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17-Sep-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719137

Yale Cancer Center Research Highlighted at ASTRO 2019

Yale Cancer Center

Yale Cancer Center (YCC) scientists presented research at the 61st annual American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in Chicago.

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17-Sep-2019 6:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Urologic Cancer Expert Brings Latest Science to NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn

Article ID: 719145

Urologic Cancer Expert Brings Latest Science to NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

Mohit Gupta, MD, has been appointed director of urologic oncology and brings the latest surgical techniques in the treatment of prostate and urinary cancers to NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn.

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17-Sep-2019 4:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: Racial Disparities in Survival Outcomes Shown in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Article ID: 719140

Racial Disparities in Survival Outcomes Shown in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

In what is believed to be the largest dataset study to date examining the role of race on survival outcome for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have found that black patients have significantly worse overall survival at five years than white patients when accounting for all available clinical variables.

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17-Sep-2019 4:20 PM EDT
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