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Bone Scan Software Accurately Calculates Prognosis of Advanced Prostate Cancer

A software tool to automatically calculate how extensively bones have been infiltrated by prostate cancer is both accurate and speedy, capturing key prognostic information related to survival and the development of symptoms over time.
15-May-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Deadly Cancers Show Early, Detectable Differences From Benign Tumors

Do metastatic cancer tumors "break bad" or are they "born bad"? In a study publishing the week of May 14 scientists found that in the colorectal tumors they examined, invasive cancers are born to be bad, and this tendency can potentially be...
9-May-2018 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Strategy Prevents Blindness in Mice with Retinal Degeneration

Approach could guide research for inherited blindness treatment in humans
1-May-2018 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Shows Men and Women Tear ACL the Same Way In Non-Contact Injury

Women still at higher risk; new research could improve prevention
16-Apr-2018 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Simple One-Page Tool Improves Patient Satisfaction with Doctor Visit

A simple, one-page form given to patients ahead of their doctor visit can significantly improve satisfaction with the care they receive, according to a study by Duke Health researchers.
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Man-Made Antibodies Show Promise in Attacking Cancer Cells in Animal Models

Using chemotherapy along with aptamers -- lab-made molecules that function like antibodies -- Duke Health researchers showed that they can zero in on and kill prostate cancer tumors in mice while leaving healthy tissue unscathed.
16-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Monkeys' Brains Synchronize As They Collaborate To Perform A Motor Task

Scientists have previously shown that when one animal watches another performing a motor task, such as reaching for food, mirror neurons in the motor cortex of the observer's brain start firing as though the observer were also reaching for food....
26-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Whether Sustained or Sporadic, Exercise Offers Same Reductions in Death Risk

New data shows that all moderate or vigorous exercise can add up to reduce the risk of disease or death, even if you are exercising only in short bursts throughout the day.
20-Mar-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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