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Newswise
Scientists Propose "Pumpjack" Mechanism for Splitting and Copying DNA High-resolution structural details of cells' DNA-replicating proteins offer ne
Scientists Propose "Pumpjack" Mechanism for Splitting and Copying DNA
Newswise / Posted yesterday
High-resolution structural details of cells' DNA-replicating proteins offer new insight into how these molecular machines function Available for logged-in reporters... Read more
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The Scientist
Week in Review: February 1–5WIKIMEDIA, ERNEST FSwabbing babies born by Cesarean section with the vaginal fl
Week in Review: February 1–5
The Scientist / Posted 4 days ago
WIKIMEDIA, ERNEST FSwabbing babies born by Cesarean section with the vaginal fluid of their mothers helped enhance the infants’ microbiota in a small pilot study published in Nature Medicine this week (February 1). “Through the analysis of these... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UTHealth researchers demonstrate new way to reduce preterm birthUsing nanoparticles to engineer a special drug, a team of researchers from McGo
UTHealth researchers demonstrate new way to reduce preterm birth
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Using nanoparticles to engineer a special drug, a team of researchers from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has demonstrated in pre-clinical trials a new way to both reduce preterm birth... Read more
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The Scientist
Circadian Clock and AgingWIKIMEDIA, RAMAEmbryonic deletion of a core circadian clock gene, Bmal1, leads
Circadian Clock and Aging
The Scientist / Posted 5 days ago
WIKIMEDIA, RAMAEmbryonic deletion of a core circadian clock gene, Bmal1, leads to problems associated with accelerated aging in adult mice, including neurodegeneration, poor hair growth, eye and bone pathologies, and a decreased lifespan. Yet mice in... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Teaching Parenting Skills At Doctor Visits Helps Children's BehaviorAs researchers have come to understand how poverty and its stresses influence c
Teaching Parenting Skills At Doctor Visits Helps Children's Behavior
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
As researchers have come to understand how poverty and its stresses influence children's brain development, they've begun untangling how that can lead to increased behavior problems and learning difficulties for disadvantaged kids. Rather than... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Man accused of shooting 2 might face more chargesMore charges, possibly including aggravated kidnapping, might be filed against
Man accused of shooting 2 might face more charges
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
More charges, possibly including aggravated kidnapping, might be filed against a Doyline man accused of shooting 2 other Doyline residents. First, Webster sheriff's detectives are waiting to further interview the wounded woman and man so they can... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Weekly Health Report: Flu is especially serious for those with heart disease Posted Jan. 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM Influenza, or the flu, is a serious conditi
Weekly Health Report: Flu is especially serious for those with heart disease
Southwest Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Posted Jan. 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM Influenza, or the flu, is a serious condition affecting thousands each year. It can cause additional strain on the heart, a particular... Read more
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FOX News
Smoking cessation pill no better than nicotine patches or lozengesSmoking cessation pills aren't any better than nicotine patches or lozenges at
Smoking cessation pill no better than nicotine patches or lozenges
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
Smoking cessation pills aren't any better than nicotine patches or lozenges at helping people successfully quit, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers gave more than 1,000 smokers counseling to help them quit and randomly assigned them to receive three... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Smoking cessation pill no better than nicotine patches or lozenges(Reuters Health) - Smoking cessation pills aren’t any better than nicotine patc
Smoking cessation pill no better than nicotine patches or lozenges
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Smoking cessation pills aren’t any better than nicotine patches or lozenges at helping people successfully quit, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers gave more than 1,000 smokers counseling to help them quit and randomly assigned... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Louisiana fugitive arrested in Smith County(KYTX) - A man wanted in Louisiana for an attempted murder was arrested in Smit
Louisiana fugitive arrested in Smith County
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 14 days ago
(KYTX) - A man wanted in Louisiana for an attempted murder was arrested in Smith County after allegedly shooting his girlfriend in the foot. The Smith County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the University of Texas Health Science Center Police... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Louisiana fugitive who allegedly shot girlfriend, 1 other person arrested in Smith CountyA Louisiana fugitive who allegedly shot two people has been arrested in Smith C
Louisiana fugitive who allegedly shot girlfriend, 1 other person arrested in Smith County
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 14 days ago
A Louisiana fugitive who allegedly shot two people has been arrested in Smith County. Brett Collins, 29, of Doyline, Louisiana, was taken into custody after officials determined he shot his girlfriend, Eden Miller, in the foot. The couple initially... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Louisiana fugitive arrested in Smith CountyFrom Smith County Sheriff's Office SMITH COUNTY, TX - On January 19, 2016, at
Louisiana fugitive arrested in Smith County
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 14 days ago
From Smith County Sheriff's Office SMITH COUNTY, TX - On January 19, 2016, at approximately 6:00 am, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the University of Texas Health Science Center Police Department of a patient involved in a... Read more
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FOX News
Early detection of Alzheimer’s may be possible through spinal fluid testTiming: It’s what makes Alzheimer’s disease so difficult to treat. The only wa
Early detection of Alzheimer’s may be possible through spinal fluid test
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
Timing: It’s what makes Alzheimer’s disease so difficult to treat. The only way doctors can know if a patient is suffering from the brain wasting condition is if he or she starts suffering from cognitive and memory problems – but by that point, the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Beverly Wheeler of UT Health Science Center San Antonio shares collection of essays written by nursing students - Author announces release of debut book ‘Nursing is Caring’ SAN ANTONIO – A book written by senior nursing students “Nursing is Caring...Author announces release of debut book, ‘Nursing is Caring’ SAN ANTONIO – A bo
Beverly Wheeler of UT Health Science Center San Antonio shares collection of essays written by nursing students - Author announces release of debut book ‘Nursing is Caring’ SAN ANTONIO – A book written by senior nursing students “Nursing is Caring...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
Author announces release of debut book, ‘Nursing is Caring’ SAN ANTONIO – A book written by senior nursing students, “Nursing is Caring” (published by iUniverse) is a collection of 81 essays about inspiring patients who made them realize they were... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Weekly health news roundup – Jan 3rd-9th, Chagas disease, fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease and moreOur weeks can be quite hectic from running errands to attending social obligati
Weekly health news roundup – Jan 3rd-9th, Chagas disease, fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease and more
Bel Marra Health / Posted 30 days ago
Our weeks can be quite hectic from running errands to attending social obligations; we often don’t have the time to check in with weekly health news. This is why we have included our top news stories of the week so you can catch up with to make sure... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Is a common form of gum disease linked to breast cancer?UB researchers have studied a possible connection between a common form of gum
Is a common form of gum disease linked to breast cancer?
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 1 months ago
UB researchers have studied a possible connection between a common form of gum disease and breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Women who report having periodontal disease are at greater risk for breast cancer, especially if they smoke or recently... Read more

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