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New compound discovered that rapidly kills liver cancer

Scientists have identified a new compound that rapidly kills hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cells, the most common form of liver cancer and fifth most common cancer worldwide, while sparing healthy tissue. The compound, Factor ...

Mar 14, 2012
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How pornography influences and harms sexual behavior

A new article co-authored by a Virginia Commonwealth University professor suggests that pornography has become a primary source of sexual education, and has a tangible influence on the sex lives of young adults.

Jan 27, 2015
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Understanding the biology of PTSD

(Medical Xpress) -- The images of war often stay with those who have experienced it long after a conflict is over. While the physical wounds are apparent, we are learning more and more about the toll these conflicts take ...

Nov 10, 2011
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Researchers overcome barrier to cancer immunotherapy

(Medical Xpress) -- In lab studies, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center have effectively reprogrammed cells of the innate and adaptive immune system to overcome a key cancer defense mechanism ...

Sep 02, 2011
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