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Alkaline phosphatase was more strongly linked to mortality compared with other biomarkers of chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone…
03.24 / 10:31
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Breast cancer's ability to develop resistance to treatment has frustrated researchers and physicians and has thwarted even the latest and greatest targeted therapies. For example, after researchers identified a disease pathway integral to many breast cancers called PI3K, they began testing experimental drugs that block this pathway—only to see the tumors then activate another pathway to fuel their g…
03.24 / 10:24
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that every year 600,000 deaths are caused by passive smoking worldwide and, in Austria alone, two or three people a day die as a result of passive smoking. In a study recently published in Scientific Reports, researchers from MedUni Vienna and the Messerli Research Institute have, for the first time, identified the organic compound acrolein (acrylic aldehyde) as one of the main causes of failure of the immune defence to tumours due to passive…
03.24 / 10:24
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Oh people: it's been one of those weeks again. The focus on immigration continues, as the government promises to punish sanctuary cities and cities that have chosen not to do ICE's work for it by detaining undocumented immigrants until that agency can collect them for deportation. A number of police departments, including the LAPD, have indicated widespread fear of deportation in immigrant communities has had deleterious effects on how the police do their jobs. Stories like this one just…
03.24 / 08:30
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(PRWEB) March 24, 2017 Viewers who like to educate themselves on current issues and who enjoy gaining knowledge on a variety of critical historical facts, cultural practices, goods, services, and societal issues tend to appreciate and love the "Informed" series, hosted by Rob…
03.24 / 07:31
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Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2017 Gastro Health (“GH”) ( http://www.gastrohealth.com ) and HyGIeaCare Inc. ( http://www.hygieacare.com ) announced their partnership to prep patients for colonoscopy at the HyGIeaCare® Center that is to be located adjacent to the Gastro Health Endoscopy C…
03.24 / 07:31
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Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) March 24, 2017 Empower Brokerage, located in Southlake, Texas, intends to make 2017 the year of enhancements, upgrading their training and leads programs. In February, 2017, Empower Brokerage introduced their new “Performance Partners” program to the Empower Unive…
03.24 / 07:31
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Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) March 24, 2017 Judy Buchanan, co-owner of Serenity Natural Health Center LLC, is the first Certified Medical Reiki™ Master in Frederick, MD. Judy says, “I am passionate about sharing Reiki as a holistic, complementary therapy with patients and their caregivers duri…
03.24 / 07:31
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Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2017 The law firm of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, with offices in Somers and White Plains, N.Y., is pleased to announce Westchester resident Lauren C. Enea has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Ms. Enea, who previously served as a…
03.24 / 07:31
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Maribeth Coote says she hates Obamacare, but it's the only health coverage option she can afford in this remote, hardscrabble corner of southwestern…
03.24 / 07:07
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Researchers in the United States have developed a computer program that can simultaneously detect cancer and identify where in the body the cancer is located, from a patient's blood sample. The program is described in research published this week in the open access journal Genome…
03.24 / 07:07
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Researchers from Emory University have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or antidepressant medication is more likely to help individual patients recover from…
03.24 / 07:07
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It is now reported that the full House will vote on the American Health Care Act on Friday, March 24, 2017. Late on March 23, a further manager’s amendment was offered (summary here), apparently to pick up extra Republican votes. The bill would first delay the repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s additional Medicare tax on the wages of taxpayers exceeding $250,000 a year ($200,000 for single filers) from 2017 to 2022, and repeal a transition rule applying to the withholding of this tax by em…
03.24 / 05:57
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Just because there is no tackling, jumping or running does not mean golfers are immune to…
03.24 / 05:00
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More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the United States, and half those calls involve children under 6. As part of National Poison Prevention Week CHLA pediatric medical toxicologist Cyrus Rangan, M.D. shares tips for preventing poisoning in the…
03.24 / 05:00
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: Republican leaders in Washington are scrambling to save their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The House of Representatives was supposed to vote on the health care bill today, but with Republicans divided over just how far they should go with their changes, the vote was postponed. NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis is following all this at the Capitol. Hi there, Sue. SUSAN DAVIS, BYLINE: Hey, Kelly.…
03.24 / 04:17
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: And to help us understand what's happening on Capitol Hill tonight, I am joined by NPR's Ron Elving. Hello there, Ron. RON ELVING, BYLINE: Good to be with you, Kelly. MCEVERS: So tonight the president threatened that if the House does not vote on this tomorrow and does not pass their own health care bill, that he is going to move on and leave Obamacare in place. How serious a threat is that do you think? ELVING: It sounds pretty…
03.24 / 04:17
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The brain hosts an extraordinarily complex network of interconnected nerve cells that are constantly exchanging electrical and chemical signals at speeds difficult to comprehend. Now, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report they have been able to achieve -- with a custom-built microscope -- the closest view yet of living nerve…
03.24 / 04:01
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In new research, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have implicated a specific molecule in the self-destruction of axons, the wiring of the nervous system. Understanding just how that damage occurs may help researchers find a way to halt…
03.24 / 04:01
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I’ve written in the past about how words are powerful—that they can have multiple meanings, how they can change depending on context. I am often reminded about how true that is in everyday oncology practice, especially when it comes to meeting new patients. Some are diagnosed with cancers that carry a relatively good prognosis, in which case there is reason for an optimistic outlook and for curative treatment. Others have more advanced disease or a poorer prognosis, in which case I tend to …
03.24 / 01:15
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