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Newswise: Dozens of potential anti-cancer drugs netted in massive screening study
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Dozens of potential anti-cancer drugs netted in massive screening study

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

A variety of existing drugs for treating conditions such as diabetes, inflammation, alcohol abuse, and arthritis in dogs can also kill cancer cells in the lab, according to a study by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Channels: All Journal News, Grant Funded News, Cancer, Clinical Trials, Pharmaceuticals, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Nature (journal),

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19-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Native Americans Did Not Make Large-Scale Changes to Environment Prior to European Contact
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New Drug Prevents Liver Damage, Obesity and Glucose Intolerance in Mice on High-Fat Diet

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Mice given a new drug targeting a key gene involved in lipid and glucose metabolism could tolerate a high-fat diet regimen (composed of 60% fat from lard) without developing significant liver damage, becoming obese, or disrupting their body’s glucose balance.

Channels: Clinical Trials, Liver Disease, Obesity, Pharmaceuticals, Weight Loss, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Grant Funded News,

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20-Jan-2020 10:50 AM EST
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Newswise: Select few cancer patients enroll in potentially life-extending clinical trials

Select few cancer patients enroll in potentially life-extending clinical trials

Penn State College of Medicine

Patient enrollment in clinical trials as the first course of treatment after cancer diagnosis is low, despite the fact that enrollment may increase life expectancy, according to researchers at Penn State.

Channels: Cancer, Clinical Trials, Healthcare, All Journal News,

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20-Jan-2020 9:55 AM EST
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Newswise: Why aren’t advanced bladder cancers being treated?

Why aren’t advanced bladder cancers being treated?

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Despite research showing that aggressive treatment with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can extend the lives of and even cure patients with advanced bladder cancer, many don’t get it. The result, argues a team led by UC Davis Health urologists, is that the disease for many is still as deadly as it was 30 years ago.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Surgery, All Journal News,

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Newswise: Spock versus the volcano

Spock versus the volcano

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Kolumbo volcano—which sits 500 meters below the surface within the fault-heavy Hellenic Volcanic Arc just off Santorini—is the Aegean Sea’s most active and potentially dangerous volcano.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Environmental Science, Geology, Technology, Earthquakes, Volcanoes,

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20-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal

Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal

Cedars-Sinai

Has the newly revealed baseball cheating scandal – especially the signal-stealing scheme by the Houston Astros – got you down? Cedars-Sinai ethics and Jewish law experts agree that cheating in the national pastime can be jolting, and offer tips on keeping things in perspective while acknowledging that the revelations have been painful.

Channels: Ethics and Research Methods, Religion, Sports,

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