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  1. 12 Things Only Medical Students Will UnderstandRead the original story

    Friday | Lifehack.org

    If you are an S1 , then there are just some things that no one else will understand about your life, and how could they? Who else could learn to get comfortable being alone in an anatomy lab with nothing but dead bodies to talk to? Who else could understand that holding a kidney in one's hand is really kind of cool? Who could possibly understand that a First Aid text has nothing to do with the Red Cross course? Who else could be thrilled that a library is considering staying open 24 hours? And who else could possibly understand that anyone would actually choose 4 years of nothing but study, eating, no sleep and gallons of caffeine? But the med student's life is filled with many things the "lay" person won't understand, and here's 12 that are definitely on that list.

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  2. Personalized medicine a new era in careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Daily Herald

    ... an individual's likelihood to develop disease and respond to specific treatments." • Center for Medical Genetics -- one of the largest and busiest adult genetic counseling centers in the country that incorporates genomic information with the ...

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  3. Cancer and chemobrain: Cancer diagnosis affects cognitive functionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Science Daily

    Breast cancer patients often display mild cognitive defects even before the initiation of chemotherapy. A new study now attributes the syndrome to post-traumatic stress induced by diagnosis of the disease.

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  4. Leadership Lessons From 23andMe's Jump Into Drug DiscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Pharmaceutical Online

    However, perhaps the biggest news for the company as of late was the announcement it is jumping into the drug discovery space. Given the company's struggles in the past to garner FDA approval for its services, as well as its lack of drug discovery/development experience, 23andMe's move might seem gutsy.

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  5. FDA News Roundup: Teva, AstraZeneca, Amgen, Medicines Company, And MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Pharmaceutical Online

    Cabozantinib received fast-track designation as a second-line treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma. The candidate inhibits the MET, VEGFRs, and RET tyrosine kinases, and is currently being investigated in the Phase 3 METEOR trial for patients who have been treated previously with another VEGF tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

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  6. Health Watch: How to avoid the dreaded weight-loss plateauRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Cape Cod Times

    Whether your fitness journey started as a New Year's resolution or a desire to fit into a swimsuit, you probably began with inspiration and motivation. You may have lost weight rapidly and noticed your body change in positive ways.

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  7. Local physician recommends World Health Organization retire the term opioid substitution therapyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Science Daily

    A researcher and physician caring for individuals with substance abuse disorders, believes the term opioid substitution therapy has unintended adverse consequences for patients receiving treatment for addiction. A Boston researcher and physician caring for individuals with substance abuse disorders, believes the term opioid substitution therapy has unintended adverse consequences for patients receiving treatment for addiction.

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  8. Playing a wind instrument could help lower the risk of sleep apneaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Science Daily

    Wind instrument players have a reduced risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea, a new study shows. "The findings of our small study present an interesting theory on preventative measures or treatment in sleep apnea.

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  9. Maize roots have evolved to be more nitrogen efficientRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Science Daily

    ... costs. About half of the yield gains in commercial corn hybrids in the last 100 years have come from improved plant genetics, explained Larry York, recent Ph.D. graduate in ecology, now a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Nottingham, ...

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  10. Genetic predisposition found for noise-induced hearing lossRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Science Daily

    ... Nox3 as a critical gene for susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss," appears in the April 16 edition of PLOS Genetics , a peer-reviewed scientific journal. While some gene association studies on noise-induced hearing loss in people have been ...

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  11. Major vascular anomalies found in brains of people with Huntington's diseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Science Daily

    Significant vascular changes in the brains of people with Huntington's disease have been identified by researchers. This breakthrough will have significant implications for our understanding of the disease and could open the door to new therapeutic targets for treating this fatal neurodegenerative condition.

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  12. Sputtering start for flat materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Science Daily

    Two-dimensional materials have a whole host of exotic properties because they are just one atom thick. A*STAR researchers have now developed a method for creating large areas of atom-thin material for use in electronic devices [1].

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  13. Catch interesting exhibits at Worcester Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Images of the figure - both solitary and coupled - explore a spectrum of behaviors and emotions while empty garments, fragments, and genetic information provide compelling surrogates of the body. The exhibition is drawn from recent acquisitions to the Museum's collection and includes video, drawing, photography, painting, and sculpture.

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  14. Membranoprolferative glomerulonephritis - mechanisms and treatment.Read the original story

    Saturday | CiteULike

    Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis is a histologic pattern of glomerular damage with many etiologies. In the past, it was divided into secondary and primary, or idiopathic forms.

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  15. Interaction of cannabinoid receptor 2 and social environment modulates chronic alcohol consumption.Read the original story

    Saturday | CiteULike

    Genetic and environmental factors contribute nearly in equal power to the development of alcoholism. Environmental factors, such as negative life events or emotionally disruptive conditions, initiate and promote alcohol drinking and relapse.

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  16. AstraZeneca reports strong progress with cancer drugs ahead of resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Business News

    AstraZeneca has received a double boost after publishing promising data on a key experimental lung cancer pill while a rare eye cancer treatment moved a step closer to regulatory approval in the US. The Anglo-Swedish drugmaker expects to file AZD9291 for lung cancer for US approval in the coming weeks, and the latest data shows it delayed disease progression by more than a year.

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  17. Becker Muscular Dystrophy Drug Analysis and Market Research 2015Read the original story

    Saturday | Emailwire.com

    Becker muscular dystrophy is an inherited disorder that involves slowly worsening muscle weakness of the legs and pelvis.Its Symptoms include Frequent falls, Difficulty with running, hopping, and jumping, Loss of muscle mass, etc. Genetic counseling may b Dallas, TX -- The report enhances decision making capabilities and help to create effective counter strategies to gain competitive advantage.

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  18. This plant hormone can get a rise out of daffodilsRead the original story

    Friday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    These are the song lyrics, written by Lonnie Donegan, a penniless young man might sing as he desperately tries to convince a young girl to take a chance on him. Don't do it, girls! My wife fell for it and had to wait more than 40 years to even get the daffodils.

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  19. Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatmentRead the original story

    Friday | KDWN

    She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls. Only she wasn't.

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  20. Practical considerations in the clinical application of whole-exome sequencingRead the original story

    Friday | CiteULike

    Despite the exciting advent of whole-exome sequencing in medical genetics practices, the optimal interpretation of results requires further actions such as reconsidering clinical information and obtaining further laboratory testing. There are no published data to guide clinicians in this process.

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