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3 hrs ago | Independent.ie

'Miracle op' saves life of cancer-stricken boy

THE relieved parents of cancer-stricken Gavin Glynn have said they have witnessed a "miracle" after surgeons in the US saved the life of their four-year-old son.

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18 hrs ago | Medical News

New gene therapy may be effective for fighting fungal infections in cancer patients

Sleeping Beauty and fungal infections - not two items one would normally associate together, but for immunocompromised cancer patients they may prove to be a helpful combination.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

PJC negotiating biomedical sciences program agreement

PJC Biology instructor, Jack Brown, informed the board of regents the agreement will be with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Newswise

Study Shows Restored Immunity for Cancer-Related Fungal Infections

Sleeping Beauty and fungal infections - not two items one would normally associate together, but for immunocompromised cancer patients they may prove to be a helpful combination.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, University of Minnesota, Immunology, Biology, Science

EParis Extra

PJC Board of Regents bids farewell, swears in new member

PJC Board President Curtis Fendley is shown presenting outgoing regent Frankie Norwood a plaque of appreciation for his 23 years service.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Paris, TX

PhysOrg Weblog

Pseudogenes may provide clearer understanding of biomarkers

Alas, the thankless pseudogene. Dysfunctional, unloved and seemingly of little use, these poor-cousin relatives of genes have lost their protein-coding abilities.

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Related Topix: Bioinformatics, Science

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

UHV assistant professor wins nursing excellence award

A combination of teaching, research and community service has made Shainy Varghese a gem to her students and colleagues in the University of Houston-Victoria School of Nursing and to her patients in Stafford.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Houston Victoria, Stafford, TX, Texas

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Medical News

OHSU professor recognized with AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award

American Association for the Advancement of Science recognizes Jeffrey Tyner, Ph.D., for accelerating the discovery of cancer-causing mutations and the development of gene-targeted treatments Jeffrey Tyner, Ph.D., assistant professor of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology for Oregon Health & Science University and a researcher with OHSU's Knight ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oregon Health & Science University, Genetics, Medicine, Leukemia, Health

Thu Jul 03, 2014

BioSpace

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Researcher Wins Prestigious Early-Career Award

American Association for the Advancement of Science recognizes Jeffrey Tyner, Ph.D., for accelerating the discovery of cancer-causing mutations and the development of gene-targeted treatments PORTLAND, Ore.- Jeffrey Tyner, Ph.D., assistant professor of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology for Oregon Health & Science University and a researcher with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oregon Health & Science University, Genetics, Medicine, Leukemia, Health

Design News

This App Detects Cancer

Advancements in technology never cease to amaze us, but the DermoScreen is a show stopper.

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Related Topix: University of Houston

The Victoria Advocate

Man survives cancer three times

Larry Zaruba, 59, of Yoakum has survived cancer three times in the past ten years.

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Related Topix: Yoakum, TX

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Newswise

Thirty Outstanding ASTRO Members Named Fellows

Fairfax, Va., July 1, 2014-The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected 30 distinguished members of the Society to receive the Fellow of ASTRO designation .

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, University of Iowa, Thomas Jefferson University, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, University of Utah

WALA

Tom Boatwright Benefit and Family Fun Day 2014

The Tom Boatwright Benefit and Family Fun Day is set for July 12, 2014 at the Matthews Family Hunting Camp in Atmore.

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Sunherald.com

Nunnelee to undergo chemotherapy

Rep. Alan Nunnelees's office in Washington said in a statement Monday that the congressman's "speech and left side mobility continue to improve."

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Related Topix: US News, Texas

Mon Jun 30, 2014

EurekAlert!

Stem cells may be more widespread and with greater potential than previously believed

With the plethora of research and published studies on stem cells over the last decade, many would say that the definition of stem cells is well established and commonly agreed upon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Assistant or Associate Professor Neuroscience Research

A term tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position is available in the Department of Critical Care to strengthen our efforts in neuroscience research on topics broadly related to cancer survivors, such as chronic pain, stress and neuro-endocrine disorders.

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Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, Houston, TX

BayStreet.ca

SeeThruEquity Issues Company Note on Manhattan Scientifics

New York, NY / ACCESSWIRE / June 26, 2014 / SeeThruEquity, a leading independent equity research and corporate access firm focused on smallcap and microcap public companies, today announced that it has issued a company note on Manhattan Scientifics, Inc. .

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Paddock Talk

Pro Mazda Championship Battle Moves To The Streets Of Houston

The Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires will continue this weekend, following a month's hiatus, at the 1.7-mile MD Anderson Cancer Center Speedway temporary circuit at NRG Park in Houston, Texas.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Texas, Canada,

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Ars Technica

Figuring out why drugs don't work on pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal cancers, with the survival period after diagnosis being only four to six months.

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Related Topix: Pancreatic Cancer, Health

US News & World Report

U.S. News Announces the 2014 Hospital of Tomorrow Speakers

June 23, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report today announced that Michael Porter, world renowned Harvard Business School professor and author of "Redefining Health Care," will deliver the opening keynote address at the U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow conference, taking place October 6-8, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The second annual Hospital of Tomorrow ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lawrence University, Texas

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