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22 min ago | PhysOrg Weblog

A vaccine may cause pancreatic cancer to respond to immunotherapy

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas do not typically respond to immunotherapy, which limits treatment options for this cancer.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science, Medicine, Cyclophosphamide (generic), Cytoxan

4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

The One Percent: The Corporatizion of American Higher Education

Co-authors Andrew Erwin and Marjorie Wood discovered student debt and low-wage faculty labor rose faster at state schools with the highest paid presidents than the national average.

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8 hrs ago | Freshnews

Tech Council of Maryland Opens New Office in Baltimore

The Tech Council of Maryland , Maryland's largest technology trade association for life science and technology, today announced that it has opened a new satellite office at the University of Maryland BioPark in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Johns Hopkins to receive $6.4 million for dementia initiative

Johns Hopkins University is expected to receive almost $6.4 million from the federal health department for a support program for people with dementia.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race

Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Maryland Baltimore County

TwinCities

Are America's biggest alcohol brands targeting the country's underage youth?

Underage drinkers -- those between the ages of 18 and 20, most specifically -- are more heavily exposed to printed alcohol advertisements than any other age group, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Drink, Vodka, Liquor

Nature

Sociology: Shedding the shame

Throughout history, in almost every culture, epilepsy has been viewed as something to be feared, avoided and concealed.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, North Babylon, NY, Medicine, Neurology, University of Rochester

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much

Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it - and the bad things that result.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, The Rockefeller University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Surgical Products

MIS Underused Despite Lower Complication Rates

Hospitals across the country vary substantially in their use of minimally invasive surgery, even when evidence shows that for most patients, minimally invasive surgery is superior to open surgery, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

Medical Daily

Laparoscopic Surgery Use May Be 'One Of The Greatest Disparities ...

In the United States, surgical complications cost an average of $25 billion a year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Appendicitis, Health

WABC-AM New York

Underage Drinkers More Affected by Ads from Popular Brands

A new study from Johns Hopkins University found that advertising done by top alcohol brands may be drawing in consumers below the legal drinking age.

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The Baltimore Sun

Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older

Mino, 29, and Andrews, 23, were rehearsing their "love duet" last week as Casilda and Luiz in "The Gondoliers," this year's Gilbert and Sullivan operetta being staged by the Young Victorian Theatre Company and opening July 12 at Roland Park Country School.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Theater, Arts, Folk, Steve Goodman

Dallas Observer

Tight Budget Ends DISD's Successful Program to Keep College-Bound Kids Motivated by Texts

Dallas ISD was one of the first districts in the country to implement a text messaging program for college-bound grads.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Education Etc., Richardson, TX

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Scoop

Dr Ken Taylor appointed Chief Executive

Ken was appointed NTCELL Program Director in February and became Acting Chief Executive in April.

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Related Topix: Australia, New Zealand, World News, Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine, Pharmacology, Princeton University

The Tribune-Democrat

For millennials, out-of-wedlock childbirth is the norm

Instead of continuing to talk about ways to reduce the number of single mothers in the United States, maybe it's time to think of ways we can make their lives a little easier.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Bangor Daily News

Mentzinger hired to represent College of the Atlantic

In his new role, Mentzinger is responsible for managing and promoting the college's identity and reputation before a variety of audiences including students, prospective students, alumni, donors, the Greater Mount Desert Island community and local, national and international media.

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Related Topix: College of the Atlantic, George Washington University

Sun Jul 06, 2014

District Administration

ISTE and the Verizon Foundation Launch Free Mobile Learning Academy for Educators

June 30, 2014 - The International Society for Technology in Education and the Verizon Foundation today announced a new mobile learning program.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

The Advocate

Quin Hillyer: Common Corea s fuzzy math, other problems

From The New York Times, of all unlikely places, comes a story that pricks a pin into the inflated pretensions of educrats, columnists and blathering business lobbyists who sneer at opponents of Common Core as if the opponents are buck-toothed yahoos rather than the collection of think tankers, well-educated parents and eminent educators that they ... (more)

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Jul 05, 2014

RedOrbit

Johns Hopkins Researchers Locate Genetic...

According to a new study appearing in the July 3 edition of the journal Cell Stem Cell , researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have uncovered a new genetic variant that could result in certain people having a predisposition to schizophrenia .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Johns Hopkins scientist studied the brain and touch, worked on advanced prosthetics

Steven S. Hsiao, a Johns Hopkins University scientist and professor who studied the way the brain processes touch and worked on the use of highly advanced prosthetics, died June 16 at a hospital in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

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