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Dying Cancer Cells Make Remaining Glioblastoma Cells More Aggressive and Therapy-Resistant

A surprising event promotes global changes in glioblastoma. Dying, apoptotic cancer cells release extracellular vesicles that carry components to alter RNA splicing in the recipient glioblastoma cells, and this increases their aggressiveness,...
20-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


“This Career Move Saved My Life”

Valerie Powell credits her career shift from marketing to medicine as the turning point that saved her life.
21-Jun-2018 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Network Biology Reveals Pathogen Targets in the Model Plant Arabidopsis Thaliana

Systems biology was used to identify previously unknown protein targets of plant pathogens in Arabidopsis thaliana, employing some of the same methods used to analyze social networks. This theoretical framework could help analyze other interactions...
11-Jun-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Identifying a Subgroup of Heart Failure Patients Could Lead to Improved Care

For decades, oxidative stress was linked to heart failure. Now in a clinical study, researchers find that a subgroup of heart failure patients have a hyper-reductive state, called reductive stress. Thus, the subgroup may benefit from personalized...
5-Jun-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Novel procedure shortens stay for melanoma patients

Melanoma is highly capable of spreading and can be deadly rapidly if not treated.
31-May-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study shows that gun purchase delays can reduce suicide rates

UAB economists show the benefits of gun purchase delay policy in relation to suicide rates.
29-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB Researcher Awarded K23 Grant to Study Malaria Prevention in Pregnant Women in Cameroon

A UAB researcher is heading to Cameroon to study the effects and safety of antibiotics on pregnant women at risk of contracting malaria.
24-May-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

EMS Providers Could Save Thousands of Lives a Year Using Newer Breathing Tube

A new study compared EMS use of endotracheal intubation versus a laryngeal tube for patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Results indicate increased survival rates with use of the laryngeal tube.
17-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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