Danes Have Ettiquete

Being in a new country requires you to learn some new rules of etiquette so that you are not spoiling your chances for further invites. The rules below revolve around dinner parties and small gatherings at people’s homes.  The Danes have some traditions, which they hold very dear and expect others to respect and uphold. […]

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Researchers identify marker that may predict whether lung cancer likely to spread

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer, and the leading cause of cancer death worldwide. More than half of NSCLC patients die after developing metastases. There are no tests currently that would allow doctors to identify patients where more aggressive therapy could reduce mortality. Researchers at Tulane University have identified a […]

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Experimental drug combination shows potential for triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center discovered a role for MYCN in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), a particularly aggressive form of the disease, and identified a potential intervention for further clinical investigation. Although there is no way to currently target MYCN directly, investigators from the Pietenpol laboratory determined that experimental drugs called BET inhibitors are effective […]

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Alcoholics Anonymous most effective path to alcohol abstinence

Alcoholics Anonymous, the worldwide fellowship of sobriety seekers, is the most effective path to abstinence, according to a comprehensive analysis conducted by a Stanford School of Medicine researcher and his collaborators. After evaluating 35 studies—involving the work of 145 scientists and the outcomes of 10,080 participants—Keith Humphreys, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and […]

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