Archive: 09/14/2011

New protein may suppress breast cancer growth

Research led by Dr. Suresh Alahari, the Fred Brazda Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans and its Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, has found that a protein discovered by ...

Sep 14, 2011
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Feared spinal X-ray found to be safe, study shows

Medical imaging experts at Johns Hopkins have reviewed the patient records of 302 men and women who had a much-needed X-ray of the blood vessels near the spinal cord and found that the procedure, often feared for possible ...

Sep 14, 2011
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Push underway to cut drugs for dementia patients

Day after day, Hazel Eng sat on her couch, a blank stare on her face. The powerful antipsychotics she was taking often cloaked her in sedation. And when they didn't, the 89-year-old lashed out at her nursing home's aides ...

Sep 14, 2011
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When it comes to college hookups, more is said than done

College students talk about hooking up -- a lot. In fact, they talk about it much more than it actually happens, and they believe other students are having the encounters more often than they actually are, as a new study ...

Sep 14, 2011
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