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Experimental Ebola serum given to stricken U.S. woman

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Dose of serum given to American aid worker battling the Ebola virus in Liberia at the request of her stricken colleague

UPI Sports Schedule for Thursday, July 31

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Caroline Lee A roundup of the day's sporting events.

​Cheesecake Factory dinged as unhealthiest U.S. eatery

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A public interest group slams the chain's calorie-laden food, but customers aren't deterred

Disney's 'Into the Woods' debuts fantastical first trailer

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Disney's 'Into the Woods' debuts fantastical first trailer
Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, July 31 (UPI) -- The preview teases Grimm fairy tale characters Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), The Prince (Chris Pine), The Witch (Meryl Streep) and The Wolf (Johnny Depp).

London mayor flies Palestinian flag at town hall

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London mayor flies Palestinian flag at town hall
JC FinleyLONDON, July 31 (UPI) -- Lutfur Rahman, the mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London, raised the Palestinian flag over the town hall on Wednesday. It was removed Thursday morning.


Transplantation shown to be highly effective in treating immune deficiency in children

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(Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) Babies who are born with severe combined immunodeficiency can be successfully treated with a transplant of blood-forming stem cells, according to ... more

$1.6 million NCI grant to CWRU trains nurses to increase participation in clinical trials

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(Case Western Reserve University) Case Western Reserve University medical and nursing school researchers hope to drastically increase the number of qualified cancer patients who participate ... more

Master HSF supports reprogramming of normal cells to enable tumor growth and metastasi

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(Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research) Long associated with enabling the proliferation of cancer cells, the ancient cellular survival response regulated by Heat-Shock Factor 1 can ... more

Drug target identified for common childhood blood cancer

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(NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine) In what is believed to be the largest genetic analysis of what triggers and ... more

'Rewired' mice show signs of longer lives with fewer age-related illnesses

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(The Wistar Institute) While developing a new cancer drug, researchers at The Wistar Institute discovered that mice lacking a specific protein live longer lives with ... more
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HPV vaccination in women aged 27 to 45 years: What do general practitioners think?

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Background: Although the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is registered in Australia for females aged 9 to 45 years, females aged 27 to 45 years have ... more

The association of metabolic syndrome and its factors with gallstone disease

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Background: To investigate the association between metabolic syndrome, including its factors, and gallstone disease (GSD) in a Taiwanese population. Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study ... more

Giant uterine artery pseudoaneurysm after a missed miscarriage termination in a cesarean scar pregnancy

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Background: Uterine artery pseudoaneurysms are dangerous and can lead to severe hemorrhage. We report an uncommon cause of a giant pseudoaneurysm in a missed miscarriage ... more

Severe morbidities associated with induced abortions among misoprostol users and non-users in a tertiary public hospital in Ghana

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Background: Misoprostol has become a popular over the counter self-administered abortifacient in Ghana. This study aimed to compare the socio-demographic characteristics and clinical complications associated ... more

Feasibility of a GP delivered skin cancer prevention intervention in Australia

published Sun, Jul 27 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Despite years of public education, sun-related behaviours are difficult to change and a recent survey showed low levels of sun protection. In this study ... more