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Kenyan government: Military kills 100 al-Shabab militants after bus attack

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Kenyan government: Military kills 100 al-Shabab militants after bus attack
Fred LambertMANDERA , Kenya, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Kenyan authorities claim to have tracked down and killed al-Shabab militants responsible for a bus attack that killed nearly 30 people Saturday.

New International Space Station crew launches today

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New International Space Station crew launches today
UPI StaffBAIKONUR , Kazakhstan, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- An international crew of astronauts, including one from NASA, will launch from Kazakhstan today for a rendezvous with the International Space Station.

Study identifies H3.3 protein as key regulator in cellular senescence

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Changes to the structure of the protein histone H3.3 may play a key role in silencing genes that regulate cancer cell growth, according to a study led by researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published online this month in the journal Nature Communications.

Israel declared 'national state of the Jewish people'

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Israel declared 'national state of the Jewish people'
Thor BensonJERUSALEM, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet approved a controversial bill on Sunday to make Israel the nation-state of Jewish people.

Study highlights potential benefit of follow-up screening for woman with early breast cancer

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Public health researchers from the University of Adelaide have evaluated international breast cancer guidelines, finding that there is potential to improve surveillance of breast cancer survivors from both a patient and health system perspective.


Novel regulatory mechanism for cell division found

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(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) A protein kinase or enzyme known as PKM2 has proven to control cell division, potentially providing a ... more

New model of follow up for breast cancer patients

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(University of Adelaide) Public health researchers from the University of Adelaide have evaluated international breast cancer guidelines, finding that there is potential to improve surveillance ... more

Possibilities for personalized vaccines revealed at ESMO symposium

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(European Society for Medical Oncology) The possibilities for personalized vaccines in all types of cancer are revealed today at the ESMO Symposium on Immuno-Oncology 2014 ... more

Immune checkpoint inhibitors may work in brain cancers

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(European Society for Medical Oncology) New evidence that immune checkpoint inhibitors may work in glioblastoma and brain metastases presented at the ESMO Symposium on Immuno-Oncology ... more

North Carolina researchers unveil a new center for evolutionary medicine

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(National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)) Scientists reveal a new center, Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM), to foster cross-disciplinary research in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. ... more
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Men¿s knowledge and attitudes about cervical cancer screening in Kenya

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Background: A number of studies have identified male involvement as an important factor effecting reproductive health outcomes, particularly in the areas of family planning, antenatal ... more

Fertility desire among HIV-positive women in Tigray region, Ethiopia: implications for the provision of reproductive health and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services

published Wed, Nov 19 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: There is growing recognition of the difficult reproductive decisions faced by HIV-positive women. Studies in both resource-constrained and developed countries have suggested that many ... more

Relationships between actual and desired workplace characteristics and job satisfaction for community health workers in China: a cross-sectional study

published Tue, Nov 18 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: Community health workers are the main providers of community health services in China and have been important in the process of health system reform ... more

A randomised controlled trial of a preconceptional dietary intervention in women undergoing IVF treatment (PREPARE trial)

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 18:00 GMT
Background: In vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment provides an opportunity to study early developmental responses to periconceptional dietary interventions. Retrospective studies have suggested links between preconception ... more

Does use of pooled cohort risk score overestimate the use of statin?: a retrospective cohort study in a primary care setting

published Wed, Nov 12 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: Initiation of statin therapy as primary prevention particularly in those with mildly elevated cardiovascular disease risk factors is still being debated. The 2013 ACC/AHA ... more