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Should they stay or should they go? Study finds no harm from hospital policies that let families observe CPR

Outcomes of cardiac arrest resuscitation efforts do not differ between hospitals that allow families to watch and those that don’t ...

Bacterial flora of remote tribespeople carries antibiotic resistance genes April 17, 2015

By Michael Purdy - Scientists have found antibiotic resistance genes in the bacterial flora of a South American tribe that never ...

New technology could speed up life-saving drug discoveries

A team of researchers from our University has developed a revolutionary new biochip device that will lead to a faster and more cost effective way of discovering new life-saving drugs. ... Full story

Long-term results of RTOG 9903 indicate erythropoietin combined with radiation therapy does not improve local-regional control in anemic patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Long-term analysis of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) 9903 demonstrates that the addition of erythropoietin (EPO) did not improve local-regional control for anemic patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCa) who receive radiation therapy or chemoradiation, according to a study published in the April 1, 2015 issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics (Red Journal), the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). ... Full story

Fertility patients' history is best predictor of risk for major depression

Past diagnoses, not routinely screened for, key indicator of whether disorder will occur, study finds ... Full story

What Is It About Yoga?

Two studies at the University of California, San Diego Qualcomm Institute are attempting to answer that question by examining the physiological effects of the yoga postures known as asanas to see if they provide health benefits beyond what can be achieved with non-movement-based mindfulness practices or no exercise at all. ... Full story

UCSF Team Finds Key to Making Neurons From Stem Cells

Pnky, a Noncoding RNA Found in Brain Stem Cells, May Have a Broad Range of Clinical Applications ... Full story

Molecule that Provides Cellular Energy Found Key to Aggressive Thyroid Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Cancer researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, have identified a molecule they say is important to survival of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) — a lethal tumor with no effective therapies. The molecule also seems to play a role in a wide range of cancers. ... Full story

Newly Discovered Protein Has Link to Gestational Diabetes

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - DURHAM, N.C. – For at least 40 years, scientists who study how the body metabolizes sugar have accepted one point: there are four enzymes that kick-start the body’s process of getting energy from food. ... Full story

Twenty-five per cent of homeless people surveyed in Toronto report vision problems

By Leslie Shepherd - Twenty-five per cent of homeless people surveyed in Toronto had vision problems up to and including blindness, four times higher than the rate of the overall population in North America, a new study by St. Michael’s Hospital has found. ... Full story

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