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Article ID: 693337

NUS study: ‘Genomic junk’ of iron storage gene FTH1 critical for suppressing prostate cancer growth

National University of Singapore

Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore have found the role of the iron storage gene, FTH1, and its pseudogenes in regulating iron levels in cells and slowing down prostate cancer growth.

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23-Apr-2018 10:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693047

Drinking Affects Mouth Bacteria Linked to Diseases

NYU Langone Health

When compared with nondrinkers, men and women who had one or more alcoholic drinks per day had an overabundance of oral bacteria linked to gum disease, some cancers, and heart disease. By contrast, drinkers had fewer bacteria known to check the growth of other, harmful germs.

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18-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693335

Doctors Prescribe Opioids at High Rates to Those at Increased Overdose Risk, but Trends Improving, Study Finds

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

The number of first-time prescriptions for opioid drugs has not risen since about 2010, according to UCLA researchers. However, patients taking a class of drug known to increase the risk for overdoses were likelier to receive a first-time opioid prescription — a combination that could be linked to the current surge in opioid-related deaths.

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23-Apr-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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Cannabis Is Legal in California: What's Different?

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

There's never been a market as big for legal recreational marijuana as California. CSU experts weigh in on what it will mean for the state, now and in the years to come.

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Article ID: 692664

Wiping Out the Gut Microbiome Could Help with Heart Failure

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

The bacteria that reside on and within our bodies are known to have a significant influence on our health. New research suggests wiping out the gut microbiota could improve heart functioning and potentially slow the cardiac damage that occurs with heart failure.

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16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693331

April is Earth Month: The Green Jobs of the Future Start with Hands-on Learning

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The “Campus as a Living Lab” program uses the CSU itself to teach students real-world skills that are good for the planet and the future of California.

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Longer Trial Period Signals Product Quality as Does Price — New Research From the University of Washington-Bothell School of Business

University of Washington

How can a company that makes an excellent product — say, really effective software — communicate that quality to the consumer? One way is to set a respectably high price. Another way of "signaling" high quality is to offer a relatively long trial period for the product, according to new research from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business and the University of Texas at Dallas.

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Article ID: 693328

Revolutionary Rehab Technique Shows Promise in Multiple Sclerosis

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Constraint Induced Therapy, a rehabilitation technique originally developed for stroke, has now been shown to be effective for improving function for people with multiple sclerosis, according to findings from UAB in Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair.

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Virginia Tech Expert Says Teacher Respect, Teacher Pay Issues Related

Virginia Tech

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23-Apr-2018 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693326

Dr. Abdulla Al-Khan Shares Best Practices at a Women’s Health Initiatives Symposium in Cairo

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that Abdulla Al-Khan, M.D., FACS, FACOG, director of the Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine and the Center of Abnormal Placentation at Hackensack University Medical Center, shared wisdom and best practices, internationally, by presenting recently at a Women’s Health Initiatives symposium in Cairo, Egypt.

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