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Newswise: Potential treatment strategy uncovered for pancreatic cancer
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    4-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708944

Potential treatment strategy uncovered for pancreatic cancer

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Findings published in Nature Medicine lead to clinical trials

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1-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST
Newswise: For women, class makeup may influence interest in STEM studies

Article ID: 708798

For women, class makeup may influence interest in STEM studies

Wake Forest University

Improving achievement in the first course in engineering may lay the foundation for more women and minorities to pursue engineering as a major, according to new research by Wake Forest University economics professor Amanda Griffith.

Released:
28-Feb-2019 1:40 PM EST

Education

Article ID: 708881

Mobile Bedside Bioprinter Can Heal Wounds

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists have created such a mobile skin bioprinting system – the first of its kind – that allows bi-layered skin to be printed directly into a wound.

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28-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Newswise: Medical students go beyond curriculum to learn more about addiction

Article ID: 708736

Medical students go beyond curriculum to learn more about addiction

Wake Forest Baptist Health

“Addiction is something we’re all going to encounter no matter what kind of medicine we end up practicing,” said Shane Stone, a fourth-year student at Wake Forest School of Medicine who led the effort to establish a student interest group in addiction medicine at the school.

Released:
27-Feb-2019 8:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 708557

The Childress Klein Center for Real Estate Presents Analysis of 'The State of Housing in Charlotte'

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Charlotte region has a population that is growing faster than its housing stock. As a result, prices are rising for all housing faster than inflation. This increase in prices is affecting both owner-occupied and rental properties.

Released:
22-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
Newswise: Older Biologic Age Linked to Elevated Breast Cancer Risk

Article ID: 708534

Older Biologic Age Linked to Elevated Breast Cancer Risk

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person’s age, is associated with future development of breast cancer, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health. If a woman’s biologic age was older than her chronologic age, she had a 15 percent increased risk of developing breast cancer.

Released:
22-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708483

RTI International Offers First Independent Overview of Technology-Related Bootcamps in Newly Published Study

RTI International

RTI International, a nonprofit research institute, published a study on Thursday that provides the first overview of the technology-related bootcamp industry from an independent, non-industry-affiliated group.

Released:
21-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST

Education

Article ID: 708320

Study says attacks on infrastructure in Gaza and West Bank exact human cost

Duke University

Israel's targeting of agricultural, water and energy infrastructures in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has had dire impacts on human welfare and livelihoods in both locations, a new report by researchers at Duke University and the University of New Hampshire shows.

Released:
19-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Expert Available: Why do entrepreneurs fail? They choose the wrong idea.

Article ID: 708134

Expert Available: Why do entrepreneurs fail? They choose the wrong idea.

Wake Forest University

The importance of having a sound business idea for a startup is essential, but identifying the ideas most likely to go from concept to venture is challenging. Statistics show that about 34% of startups fail within the first two years and 56% within the first four years. Most failures are due, in part, to the pursuit of ideas that are poorly selected and/or tested.

Released:
14-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
Newswise: New study shows more protein and fewer calories help older people lose weight safely

Article ID: 708095

New study shows more protein and fewer calories help older people lose weight safely

Wake Forest University

A high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older adults with obesity lose more weight, maintain more muscle mass, improve bone quality and lose “bad” fat, according to results from a new randomized controlled trial led by Wake Forest University researcher Kristen Beavers.

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14-Feb-2019 11:10 AM EST

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