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April 25, 2015

Combined Brachytherapy Techniques Should Be 'Benchmark' for Cervical Cancer Treatment

Apr. 24, 2015 — The first large international study to investigate the late side-effects of a combination of two forms of brachytherapy to treat cervical cancer has shown that the technique successfully delivers ... read more

Long Lasting Anti-Hemophilia Factor Safe in Kids, Experts Say

Apr. 24, 2015 — Children with hemophilia A require three to four infusions each week to prevent bleeding episodes, chronic pain and joint damage. A new, extended therapy combines recombinant factor VIII with a ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — Scientists have new data on Ethiopia's Rift Valley and Aluto volcano, a major volcano in the region. Aluto is Ethiopia's main source of geothermal energy, a low-carbon resource that is ... read more

Fast and Accurate 3-D Imaging Technique to Track Optically-Trapped Particles

Apr. 24, 2015 — Researchers have published an article on the development of a novel technique to precisely track the 3-D positions of optically-trapped particles having complicated geometry in high ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — Researchers have shown that a laser-generated microplasma in air can be used as a source of broadband terahertz radiation. They demonstrate that an approach for generating terahertz waves using ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — A new study finds students with standing desks are more attentive than their seated counterparts. Preliminary results show 12 percent greater on-task engagement in classrooms with standing ... read more

Significant Increase in Major Depression Reported During Recent Recession

Apr. 24, 2015 — The recent Great Recession was accompanied by a significant and sustained increase in major depression in US adults, according to a new ... read more

Picture This: Graphene Brings 3-D Holograms Clearer and Closer

Apr. 24, 2015 — From mobile phones and computers to television, cinema and wearable devices, the display of full-color, wide-angle, 3-D holographic images is moving ever closer to ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — This map provides a picture of the nation's geologic basement. More than 80 pieces of crust have been added to the nation's basement since the Earth began preserving crust about 3.6 billion ... read more

Delayed Diagnosis of Celiac Disease May Put Lives at Risk: Is Screening the Solution?

Apr. 24, 2015 — Celiac disease is one of the most common life-long conditions in Europe, yet many people remain undiagnosed and lengthy diagnostic delays may be putting lives at risk. Today, doctors are being urged ... read more

New Light Shed on Brain's Source of Power

Apr. 24, 2015 — New research represents a potentially fundamental shift in our understanding of how nerve cells in the brain generate the energy needed to function. The study shows neurons are more independent than ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — A team of philosophers and plant biotechnologists have turned to cognitive science to explain why opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has become so widespread, despite positive ... read more

Risk Perception: Social Exchange Can Amplify Subjective Fears

Apr. 24, 2015 — A 'pass the message' experiment investigates how people perceive and communicate the risks of a widely used ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — Bees play a key role in our ecosystem and in the world’s food supply. Thanks to a large collaborative effort, the genomes of two important pollinating bumblebees have been sequenced and compared ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — Researchers have identified the role that a key protein associated with autism and the co-occurrence of alcohol dependency and depression plays in forming the spines that create new connections in ... read more

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Steatohepatitis: NASH Linked to 50% Higher Death Rate Compared With NAFLD

Apr. 24, 2015 — Results from a large population-based cohort of almost a million people in the UK found that the chances of dying from non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, over a 14-year period, was approximately 50 ... read more

Novel Therapeutic Candidate Targets Key Driver of HCC in Genomically Defined Subset of Patients

Apr. 24, 2015 — Findings on a novel therapeutic candidate for a genomically defined subset of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients with an aberrant fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 (FGFR4) pathway have been ... read more

Cancer Rates Among Patients With Hepatitis C Are Increased Compared to Those Not Infected

Apr. 24, 2015 — New results show that cancer rates in patients with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) were significantly increased compared to the non-HCV cohort. The researchers suggest an extrahepatic manifestation of ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — A worldwide study of the interplay between organisms and their environment bolsters the idea that greater biodiversity helps maintain more stable and productive ... read more

Apr. 24, 2015 — Scientists have discover that certain cell structures, the centrioles, could act as information carriers throughout cell generations. The discovery raises the possibility that transmission of ... read more

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