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University of Kentucky Research on Depression and Parkinson's Disease Published in Psychiatry Research

A group of scientists from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found interesting new information in a study on depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson's disease (PD).

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Edna Adan: Inaugural Recipient of the Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award

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Edna Adan has been named the inaugural recipient of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health.

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Benaroya Research Institute Evaluates Immunology Approach to Blocking Breast Cancer

Benaroya Research Institute (BRI) received a grant to research how blocking a particular molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth of primary tumors and the number of lung metastases. BRI scientists have found in disease models that blocking this protein can shrink tumors by 60 - 80 percent and can keep the tumor from metastasizing or spreading.

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Polar Vortex Leads to Pollen Vortex

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Three U.Va. Researchers Win Hartwell Awards to Improve Children’s Health

The Hartwell Foundation has awarded three University of Virginia biomedical researchers with $100,000 each for three years.

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Chronic Inflammation Linked to 'High-Grade' Prostate Cancer

Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results of a new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

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Chronic Inflammation May Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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