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Newswise: Breast Cancer Recurrence Score Has Different Implications For Men
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Breast Cancer Recurrence Score Has Different Implications For Men

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) researchers published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, indicates that a lower threshold is needed for male patients to predict mortality using the genetic assay, Oncotype DX®, a commercial diagnostic test. The study’s lead author is Fei Wang, MD, PhD, a visiting research fellow at Vanderbilt University, and its senior author is Xiao-Ou Shu, MD, PhD, MPH, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and associate director for Global Health and co-leader of the Cancer Epidemiology Research Program at VICC.

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18-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Ohio State Program Helps Pet Owners Cope During Grief Process

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Making end-of-life decisions for your pet or coping with the loss of an animal is something that no pet owner wants to think about. A program at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center recognizes the importance of human-animal bonds and provides grief support for pet owners facing tough decisions for their animal.

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19-Nov-2019 12:45 PM EST
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Study finds associations between rheumatoid arthritis, other diseases before and after diagnosis

Mayo Clinic

A Mayo Clinic-led study involving 3,276 patients has found that people with inflammatory bowel disease, Type 1 diabetes or blood clots may be at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. The study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, also found that people who have rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of developing heart disease, blood clots and sleep apnea.

Channels: All Journal News, Arthritis, Cardiovascular Health, Clinical Trials, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sleep,

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14-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Menopause Isn’t the Only Reason for Low Libido in Older Women

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

A qualitative study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found that women in their 60s report various reasons behind why they lack libido – including sexual dysfunction in their partners.

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13-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Researchers Show Noise Pollution Is Threatening the Survival of a Number of Species
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Newswise: Tulane team researching ways to end opioid addiction

Tulane team researching ways to end opioid addiction

Tulane University

A Tulane University researcher is part of a nationwide initiative to improve treatment of chronic pain and ultimately achieve long-term recovery from opioid addiction. Michael J. Moore, professor of biomedical engineering in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, is part of a $945 million National Institutes of Health project called the HEAL Initiative, or Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Pain, Pharmaceuticals, Public Health, Substance Abuse,

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19-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST
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Newswise: NASA’s TESS helps astronomers study red-giant stars, examine a too-close planet

NASA’s TESS helps astronomers study red-giant stars, examine a too-close planet

Iowa State University

Iowa State astronomers are part of an international team that has been analyzing data from NASA's TESS Mission. The astronomers describe their study of two red-giant stars -- older, “retired” stars no longer burning hydrogen in their cores -- in a paper recently published by The Astrophysical Journal.

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19-Nov-2019 4:20 PM EST
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Newswise: Strength in numbers: Crowdsourcing challenge seeks new methods to combat drug-resistant malaria

Strength in numbers: Crowdsourcing challenge seeks new methods to combat drug-resistant malaria

University of Notre Dame

A team of researchers at Notre Dame put out a call to the masses, enlisting researchers, data scientists and health professionals to analyze genomic data from emerging drug-resistant malaria parasites and gain a better understanding of the mechanisms of resistance.

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19-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST
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