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Breakthrough trial uses skin cells used to treat brain cancer

At a lab at the University of North Carolina, student researchers dissect mice brains.<p>It's delicate work, overseen by Shawn Hingtgen.<p>Dr Hingtgen is …

Hope for Alzheimer's treatment as researchers find licensed drugs halt brain degeneration

Two licensed drugs have been shown to halt brain degeneration in mice, raising the prospect of a rapid acceleration in the search for a medicine to beat Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The results, presented on Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Society annual research conference in Manchester, have been hailed as …

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Research in medical school: The need to align incentives with value (part 3) - Scope

<i>SMS (“Stanford Medical School”) Unplugged is a forum for students to chronicle their experiences in medical school. The student-penned entries appear</i> …

Alzheimer’s May Begin 20 Years Before Symptoms Appear

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Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

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Certain cancers could be detected before symptoms show with this simple test

DNA from tumors can appear in the saliva and blood plasma of patients with head and neck cancers, researchers report June 24 in <i>Science Translational Medicine.</i> This DNA could help identify cancer, or its recurrence, at an early stage. Previous studies have suggested using tumors' distinctive DNA to …

Researchers Discover Extra DNA Base

Adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine. How these four DNA bases are ordered determines the makeup of a genome. And now, researchers have discovered …

New sequencing technique reveals genetic clues to rare breast tumors

Researchers outline potential genetic drivers of phyllodes tumors<p>ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan …

Study: Race and ethnicity may affect breast cancer diagnoses, survival

How The History Of Psychoactive Plants Validates Epigenetics

In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>The Chakra system has been spoken about and used to help treat people from several ancient traditions all the way up to the present …

Genetic finding could lead to new treatments for people living with blindness, vision loss

Breast cancer breakthrough as Cambridge University finds gene behind killer disease

Cambridge University and the Wellcome Trust’s Sanger Institute have discovered the gene responsible for triple negative breast cancer<p>Scientists have identified the gene behind one of most aggressive forms of breast cancer in a breakthrough which could bring life-saving new …

New UCLA study sheds light on why some people develop PTSD

How Nanobiophysics Can Stop Ebola and Other Global Pandemics

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Dr. Anita Goel, Nanobiosym. Dr. Anita Goel, Nanobiosym<p>In an age of cell phones, human genome sequencing, and Google …

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Modifying gene may be solution to female infertility, study finds

Stress has been known to prevent fertility and cause miscarriages, but scientists have now shown that knocking down a single gene may be able to offset these effects.<p>Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley conducted the study on rats. According to a news release, the study authors are …

Medical Applications for 3D Printing: Current and Projected Uses

INTRODUCTION<p>Medical applications for 3D printing are expanding rapidly and are expected to revolutionize health care.1 Medical uses for 3D printing, …