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  • Doctors with bad news seen as less compassionate

    Doctors with bad news seen as less compassionate
    Regardless of how they frame the discussion, doctors who deliver bad news may be seen as less compassionate by their patients, a new study suggests. Patients who watched videos of fictional interactions between doctors and patients felt the doctors delivering bad news were less compassionate than those giving good news, researchers found.
  • The Blind Goat's vision, HiFi Homebrew and BBQ opens & more

    The Blind Goat's vision, HiFi Homebrew and BBQ opens & more
    There's a new restaurant-bar called The Blind Goat Food and Drink Co. opening in South Tampa at 4106 Henderson Blvd., former home of The Wine Bistro that closed at the end of January.
  • Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

    Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
    Executives will present an overview of the company's... )--Eid Passport, Inc., a national leader in high-assurance identity management solutions, today announced it has signed a long-term lease to expand into a building ad... )--EnvisionTEC and 3Shape are pleased to announce that they have successfully completed the integration of the EnvisionTEC 3DentTM machine with 3Shape 's Dental Syste... )--International Bancshares Corporation , one of the largest independent bank holding companies in Texas, today reported annual net income available to com... )--Regulatory News: Le document de reference 2014 du Groupe Sartorius Stedim Biotech est desormais disponible sur http://www.sartorius-france.... )--Fitch Ratings assigns the following ratings and Rating Outlooks to Nelnet Student Loan Trust 2015-1 student loan asset-backed notes: --$553,232,000 class A notes '... )--Das Unternehmen Gilead ... (more)
  • Wrongful death complaint filed in fatal Key Biscayne hit-and-run

    Wrongful death complaint filed in fatal Key Biscayne hit-and-run
    About a month after her husband was killed by a drunk driver while riding his bike on Key Biscayne, Maribel Reyes said she has a mission. "Young adults need to be educated," she said at a press conference Friday morning in Coral Gables.
  • 10-month-old Rett loses battle with pediatric cancer

    10-month-old Rett loses battle with pediatric cancer
    After a four-month battle with a rare and serious form of pediatric cancer, 10-month-old Everett Cavan has died. Known for his bright, blue eyes and fighting spirit, "Rett" suffered from malignant Rhabdoid tumors, which first appeared in his liver in October 2014.
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center - News Releases
  • Anderson Algorithm increases surgical success with advanced ovarian cancer

    Anderson Algorithm increases surgical success with advanced ovarian cancer
    A surgical algorithm developed and implemented by ovarian cancer specialists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center dramatically increases the frequency of complete removal of all visible tumor - a milestone strongly tied to improved survival....
  • Christopher Logothetis honored with inaugural Finneran Family Prize

    Christopher Logothetis honored with inaugural Finneran Family Prize
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has awarded the inaugural Finneran Family Prize to Christopher Logothetis, M.D., chair and professor of Genitourinary Medical Oncology. The $50,000 cash award will be given annually to a deserving faculty member through...
  • Alejandro Contreras and Yun Wu receive Shirley Stein Scientific Endowed Research Award

    Alejandro Contreras and Yun Wu receive Shirley Stein Scientific Endowed Research Award
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has awarded Alejandro Contreras, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Pathology, and Yun Wu, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Pathology, the inaugural Shirley Stein Scientific Endowed Research Award....
  • Andrew Futreal receives Jack and Beverly Randall Prize

    Andrew Futreal receives Jack and Beverly Randall Prize
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has awarded Andrew Futreal, Ph.D., professor of Genomic Medicine, the inaugural Jack and Beverly Randall Prize for Excellence in Cancer Research. Futreal is recognized internationally as a pioneer in large-scale systematic cancer...
  • MD Anderson Names Hwu as Head of Cancer Medicine

    MD Anderson Names Hwu as Head of Cancer Medicine
    Patrick Hwu, M.D., chair of Melanoma Medical Oncology and Sarcoma Medical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been named division head of Cancer Medicine effective March 4....
  • Biocompare Cancer
  • Tilted Acoustic Tweezers Separate Cells Gently

    Tilted Acoustic Tweezers Separate Cells Gently
    Precise, gentle and efficient cell separation from a device the size of a cell phone may be possible thanks to tilt-angle standing surface acoustic waves, according to a team of engineers.
  • New Biomarker Highly Promising For Predicting Breast Cancer Outcomes

    New Biomarker Highly Promising For Predicting Breast Cancer Outcomes
    A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology.
  • Finding Keys To Glioblastoma Therapeutic Resistance

    Finding Keys To Glioblastoma Therapeutic Resistance
    Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found one of the keys to why certain glioblastomas - the primary form of a deadly brain cancer - are resistant to drug therapy. The answer lies not in the DNA sequence of the tumor, but in its epigenetic signature. These findings have been published online as a priority report in the journal Oncotarget.
  • Mimicking Natural Evolution With 'promiscuous Reactions' To Improve The Diversity Of Drugs

    Mimicking Natural Evolution With 'promiscuous Reactions' To Improve The Diversity Of Drugs
    A revolutionary new scientific method developed at the University of Leeds will improve the diversity of 'biologically active molecules', such as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents.
  • Study Suggests Repurposing Anti-Depressant Medication To Target Medulloblastoma

    Study Suggests Repurposing Anti-Depressant Medication To Target Medulloblastoma
    CINCINNATI - An international research team reports in Nature Medicine a novel molecular pathway that causes an aggressive form of medulloblastoma, and suggests repurposing an anti-depressant medication to target the new pathway may help combat one of the most common brain cancers in children.