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Article ID: 704033

St. Jude Announces Extensive Resource to Advance Leukemia Research

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The Public Resource of Patient-derived and Expanded Leukemias (PROPEL) offers patient-derived xenograft samples free of charge for researchers worldwide.

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14-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST

Article ID: 704032

Study of Two Tribes Sheds Light on Role of Western-Influenced Diet in Blood Pressure

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure from age one to age 60, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In comparison, a nearby tribe whose diet includes some processed foods and salt did show higher blood pressure into late middle age.

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14-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703944

Research on imaging in radiation oncology featured in Red Journal special issue

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

A new special edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics (Red Journal) focuses on the roles of imaging in radiation oncology. The collection explores topics such as improving accuracy with patient positioning, defining radiation therapy volumes using imaging, imaging of functional biomarkers, the role of imaging in post-treatment care, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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14-Nov-2018 2:15 PM EST
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Article ID: 704027

The Medical Minute: Preventing shingles through vaccination

Penn State Health

While this season is usually associated with the flu vaccine, adults, especially those who are older than 50, should also consider getting a vaccine for shingles.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704018

Victims of Gun Violence Tell Their Stories: Everyday Violence, 'Feelings of Hopelessness'

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Invited to share their personal stories, victims of urban gun violence describe living with violence as a "common everyday experience" and feeling abandoned by police and other societal institutions, reports a study in the November/December Journal of Trauma Nursing, official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704025

Mayo Clinic推选医学博士Kent Thielen出任其为佛罗里达公司的首席执行官

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic理事会已推选医学博士Kent Thielen 出任Mayo Clinic副总裁兼Mayo Clinic佛罗里达公司的首席执行官。Thielen博士的前任,医学博士Gianrico Farrugia,将于1月1日起出任Mayo Clinic总裁兼首席执行官。在此期间,Farrugia博士还将继续履行Mayo Clinic副总裁兼Mayo Clinic 罗里达公司首席执行官的职责。Farrugia和Thielen博士将紧密合作,实现平稳过渡。董事会还迎来了Jay Alix和George Bilicic两位新成员。

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704026

Researchers identify a mechanism that fuels cancer cells’ growth

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

The study, led by UCLA professors Claudio Scafoglio and David Shackelford, suggests that a biomarker can help scientists detect lung cancer earlier, when it is much easier to treat.

Released:
14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704028

Mayo Clinic elege Kent Thielen, M.D., CEO de suas operações na Flórida

Mayo Clinic

O Conselho de Administração da Mayo Clinic elegeu Kent Thielen, M.D., M.D., vice-presidente da Mayo Clinic e CEO da Mayo Clinic na Flórida. O Dr. Thielen é o sucessor de Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., que se tornará presidente e diretor executivo da Mayo Clinic, em 1º de janeiro. Enquanto isso, o Dr. Farrugia continuará atuando como vice-presidente da Mayo Clinic e CEO da Mayo Clinic na Flórida. Os Drs. Farrugia e Thielen trabalharão de perto nessa transição. O conselho também acolheu Jay Alix e George Bilicic como novos membros públicos.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704011

UCI researchers discover molecular mechanisms of an African folk medicine

University of California, Irvine

Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine used to treat a variety of illnesses and disorders including diabetes, pain, headaches, paralysis and epilepsy.

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14-Nov-2018 1:00 PM EST
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    14-Nov-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 703904

Streamlined method helps people with diabetes act on CGM data

Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society experts have expanded their efforts to develop streamlined methods for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) users to better manage their blood sugar levels.

Released:
14-Nov-2018 2:00 PM EST

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