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Article ID: 717892

Researchers Discover How the Sun Damages Our Skin

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have discovered the mechanism through which ultraviolet radiation, given off by the sun, damages our skin.

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22-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Researchers Find Genetic Links to Child Obesity across Diverse Ethnic Groups

Article ID: 717874

Researchers Find Genetic Links to Child Obesity across Diverse Ethnic Groups

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

An international team of researchers who analyzed data across multiple ethnicities has produced the largest genetic study to date associated with common childhood obesity. The Early Growth Genetics Consortium added to evidence that genetic influences on obesity operate across the lifespan.

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22-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant 

Article ID: 717880

UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is one of five institutions sharing a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a multi-scale integrative approach to digital health. This collaborative, multi-institution grant will be used to promote smart health in Arkansas and West Virginia. 

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22-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717879

Study Confirms Cannabis Flower Is an Effective Mid-Level Analgesic Medication for Pain

University of New Mexico

Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States (U.S.)

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22-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Yale Cancer Center finding offers hope for treatment of incurable Childhood Brain cancer

Article ID: 717869

Yale Cancer Center finding offers hope for treatment of incurable Childhood Brain cancer

Yale Cancer Center

A team of investigators at Yale Cancer Center (YCC) have found a major chink in the armor of an incurable childhood brain cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas (DIPG).

Released:
22-Aug-2019 11:10 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717870

Researchers Find Combined Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Help Speed Remission

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Researchers found that patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may see less disease activity and higher remission rates after biologic therapy plus methotrexate (MTX) rather than either treatment alone.

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22-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: In Harm’s Way: UCLA Study Finds Child Labor Protections Lacking in Many Countries

Article ID: 717873

In Harm’s Way: UCLA Study Finds Child Labor Protections Lacking in Many Countries

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

Dozens of countries lack important legal protections against children doing work that could be harmful or interfere with their education, according to a study by the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA.

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22-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 717871

Ludwig Study Identifies an Achilles Heel of Many Types of Cancer

Ludwig Cancer Research

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a novel vulnerability in tumors that are driven by a common cancer gene known as MYC. Such cancers, it found, are highly dependent on the cell’s machinery for making fats and other lipids.

Released:
22-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Revealing the Molecular Engine That Drives Pancreatic Cancer Provides Ways to Turn It Off
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Article ID: 717593

Revealing the Molecular Engine That Drives Pancreatic Cancer Provides Ways to Turn It Off

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Researchers have decoded a chain of molecules that are critical for the growth and survival of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma—the most common and also the most lethal form of pancreatic cancer.

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16-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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