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  1. Association between CHEK2 H371Y mutation and response to...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | BioMed Central

    Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research , Breast Center, Beijing Cancer Hospital & Institute, Peking University Cancer Hospital, Beijing 100142, Peoples' Republic of China Background Our previous study suggested that the recurrent CHEK2 H371Y mutation is a novel pathogenic mutation that confers an increased risk of breast cancer. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether breast cancer patients with CHEK2 H371Y mutation were more likely to respond to neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

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  2. Pre-treatment neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio may be a useful tool in ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | BioMed Central

    Background There is a growing body of evidence that immune response plays a large role in cancer outcome. The neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio has been used as a simple parameter of systemic inflammation in several tumors.

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  3. Home & Health Show opens at Civic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journal

    Dice-sized, cubed cheese samples at the Brown County Diary Association booth were among the most popular freebies Friday as the 35th Annual New Ulm Home & Health Show began at the New Ulm Civic Center. Cheese varieties included Jack, cheddar, Colby, mozzarella, Swiss and vegetable.

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  4. Medical experts look beyond law to make youth sports saferRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Erie Times News

    To toughen safety standards in youth sports, medical experts are turning away from lawmakers and toward high school sports associations to implement policies and procedures to prevent deaths and serious injuries. The National Athletic Trainers' Association and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine completed two days of meetings and programs with representatives from all 50 state high school athletic associations Friday at the NFL offices in Manhattan.

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  5. WGU Washington announces new scholarship program for nursesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    To honor nurses for their commitment to high-quality healthcare delivery and to commemorate upcoming National Nurses Week, WGU Washington has announced the WGU Washington Loves Nurses Scholarship . During the week of May 6, the state-endorsed, nonprofit university will award up to $20,000 in scholarships to motivated nurses who wish to pursue a bachelor's or master's degree in its College of Health Professions.

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  6. 3.29.15: A Malaria Vaccine Struggles to Find Funding, The Rise of Fan Ficiton, & American PassageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Malaria threatens more that half the world's people. Yet there is still no way to immunize against it.

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  7. Obama confronts antibiotic-resistant bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    President Obama on Friday urged Congress to double the funding to confront the danger of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, calling it a major public health issue that if left unchecked would "cause tens of thousands of deaths, millions of illnesses." The administration also issued a new plan for attacking the problem, part of a national strategy that Obama laid out in an executive order in September.

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  8. Gay, bi men more likely to tan, get cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Gay and bisexual men in the United States are twice as likely as straight men to get skin cancer, according to a new study reported on by several news outlets. One likely reason is that gay and bisexual men are three times more likely to engage in indoor tanning, according to the study to be presented last week in San Francisco at a meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, USA Today reports.

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  9. Man charged in brutal Cedar City killing found competentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Brandon Thomas Sappington, 32, was found competent this week to stand trial in the 2013 death of Bryan Mahue Mellor, 59. Sappington was a transient, but had been living with Mellor in his Cedar City apartment against the wishes of the area housing authority at the time of Mellor's death, according to court records. Police responding to the apartment found a badly beaten Mellor outside the home, 470 S. 75 West, and Sappington positioned nearby with blood on his hands and clothes, according to court documents.

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  10. Michigan's Auto Insurance Catastrophic Injury Fee to Drop to $150Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    The annual auto insurance fee that Michigan drivers pay toward caring for people catastrophically injured in crashes is dropping from $186 to $150. The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association announced March 25 that the new per-car assessment for the 12 months starting July 1. The Livonia-based group collects funds to reimburse auto insurers for personal injury protection claims that exceed $545,000 per claim.

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  11. Derbyshire news in briefRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The stunning 12th century medieval manor house, near Bakewell, will host an open day for brides and grooms-to-be who want to tie the knot there.

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  12. CIDRAP: Two Ebola vaccines shown safe as next step ponderedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    Results from a Liberian trial suggest that two candidate Ebola vaccines are safe, clearing the way for the next step to test efficacy, but with hardly any new cases there, discussions are under way to move the study to Guinea or Sierra Leone, which may cause problems for other studies taking place in the region. The first phase of the trial launched in early February and involves the two candidate vaccines that are furthest along in clinical testing and placebo: ChAd3, developed by the National Institute of Health and GlaxoSmithKline, and VSV-EBOV, developed by Canadian scientists and licensed by NewLink Genetics and Merck.

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  13. Why Sleepy Shopping May Lead to a Bigger WaistlineRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    Imagine you just pulled an all-nighter studying for an important exam, worked a double shift through the night, or were up all night with your child who has the flu. The next morning, you find yourself hungry and suddenly remember the lone jar of mustard sitting in your fridge so you decide to stop at your local grocery store to stock up for the week.

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  14. Indiana's Governor Signs 'Religious Freedom' BillRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence holds a news conference at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, on Thursday, where he signed into law a bill that would allow business owners with strong religious convictions to refuse to provide services to same-sex couples. Michael Conroy/AP Indiana business owners who object to same-sex couples will now have a legal right to deny them services after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law.

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  15. Humana to Exit Workers' Compensation with Sale of ConcentraRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... of all work-related injuries nationwide. Through its affiliated clinicians, the company delivers occupational medicine, urgent care, primary care, physical therapy, and wellness services to workers and the general public from more than 300 medical ...

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  16. Patent Misuse and Patent Exhaustion Asserted as Stand Alone Claims...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Continental Automotive GmbH and Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. filed a multi-claim lawsuit against iBiquity Digital Corporation , which asserted causes of action for patent exhaustion , patent misuse , declaratory judgment of patent rights , as well as several state law claims. iBiquity moved to dismiss Counts I, II, and III, arguing that patent exhaustion and patent misuse do not arise under federal patent law because they are not proper independent claims but, rather, are defenses to an anticipated patent infringement suit.

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  17. NPC1L1 knockout protects against colitis-associated tumorigenesis in miceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Department of Oncology and Southwest Cancer Center, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, People's Republic of China Background Colorectal cancer is strongly associated with lipid metabolism. NPC1L1, a sterol transporter, plays a key role in modulating lipid homeostasis in vivo.

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  18. Understanding the molecular basis of EGFR kinase domain/MIG-6...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Genome Technology Research Unit, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, National Science and Technology Development Agency , 113 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Road, Khlong Nueng, Pathum Thani 12120, Khlong Luang, Thailand Background Epidermal growth factor receptor signalling plays a major role in biological processes, including cell proliferation, differentiation and survival. Since the over-expression of EGFR causes human cancers, EGFR is an attractive drug target.

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  19. UK: British military nurse successfully treated for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    A 25-year-old British military healthcare worker who admitted she was too scared to tell her family that she had Ebola has been successfully treated for the disease. Cpl Anna Cross was diagnosed while working in Sierra Leone this month.

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  20. Gainsborough: Fundraisers help raise money to provide a service dog for a young boy with autismRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Worksop Guardian

    To help raise money to provide a service dog to assist a Gainsborough woman's son, who has autism and ADHD, her friends and family put on their running shoes and completed the Lincoln 10k. Samantha said: "We can be walking down the street and, in an instant, with no warning at all, he can slip out of your hand before you get chance to tighten your grip."

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