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Released: 24-Feb-2020 10:40 AM EST
Protecting Confidential Information Within a Bank May Not Be Compatible with Profit Incentives
Thomas Jefferson University

A study examining mergers and acquisitions suggests non-public information about one client is being used to benefit others

Released: 19-Feb-2020 5:10 PM EST
MicroRNA Exhibit Unexpected Function in Driving Cancer
Thomas Jefferson University

New research shows that both strands of microRNA cooperate to drive growth and aggressiveness across cancer types, suggesting that these molecules may be more central in deadly cancers than previously thought.

Released: 10-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
Statins May Lower Mortality in High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients
Thomas Jefferson University

Statin use alone or with metformin is associated with lower prostate cancer mortality from all causes, among high-risk patients.

Released: 7-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
Vibratory and Auditory Stimulation Improves Sleep in Patients with Insomnia.
Thomas Jefferson University

A vibroacoustic therapeutic intervention shows brain and sleep quality benefits in a clinical trial for patients with insomnia.

Released: 6-Feb-2020 8:40 AM EST
Finding Connections at the Surface
Thomas Jefferson University

How and where receptors touch at the surface of a cell may influence the strength of neuronal connections and contribute to identifying better medical interventions for pain, cancer other diseases.

Released: 5-Feb-2020 8:55 AM EST
National Study: Medical Students Become Less Empathic Toward Patients Throughout Medical School
Thomas Jefferson University

The nationwide, multi-institutional cross-sectional study of students at DO-granting medical schools found that those students – like their peers in MD-granting medical schools – lose empathy as they progress through medical school. However, the DO (or osteopathic) students surveyed lost their empathy to a lesser degree than their MD (doctor of medicine) peers.

Released: 3-Feb-2020 3:45 PM EST
Shift in treatment modalities associated with improved outcomes in uveal melanoma patients with liver metastasis
Thomas Jefferson University

New retrospective study indicates that the shift of treatment from systemic chemotherapies to liver-directed therapies provides survival benefits.

Released: 28-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
Does Lung Damage Speed Pancreatic Cancer?
Thomas Jefferson University

High levels of CO2 in the body, due to chronic respiratory disorders, may exacerbate pancreatic cancer, making it more aggressive and resistant to therapy.

Released: 23-Jan-2020 12:50 PM EST
Oral Hormone-Blocking Drug May Help with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
Thomas Jefferson University

In women with uterine fibroids, the drug elagolix suppresses ovarian hormone production and prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Released: 18-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
Finding Familiar Pathways in Kidney Cancer
Thomas Jefferson University

The famous cancer gene p53, which was thought to be less relevant in kidney cancer, may play a larger role than previously appreciated, suggesting new potential for treatment.

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