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March 31, 2019
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UA Researchers Make Next Move in Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

A little scope with big impact could increase survival rates for cancer patients. Ovarian cancer claims the highest mortality rate of all gynecologic cancers – as high as 70 percent – in part because the disease is rarely detected earlier … Continue reading

March 28, 2014
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Bucking Conventional Wisdom, Researchers Find Black Sea Bass Tougher Than Expected

In a new study, fisheries researchers from North Carolina State University found that black sea bass (Centropristis striata) can usually survive the physical trauma that results from being hauled up from deep water then released at the surface. The finding … Continue reading

September 24, 2013
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Texas May Be Feeding its Red Drum Fish More Than They Need, Say Researchers

Austin, TEXAS — It’s not the chicken or the egg, but marine scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have answered a basic question about red drum fish and their eggs that may eventually help save the state of Texas … Continue reading

June 26, 2013
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Researchers Find Genetic Diversity Key to Survival of Honey Bee Colonies

When it comes to honey bees, more mates is better. A new study from North Carolina State University, the University of Maryland and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that genetic diversity is key to survival in honey bee … Continue reading

September 17, 2012
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Long Menopause Allows Killer Whales to Care for Adult Sons

Scientists have found the answer to why female killer whales have the longest menopause of any non-human species – to care for their adult sons. Led by the Universities of Exeter and York and published in the journal Science the … Continue reading

September 15, 2012
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Hospitals that Make Longer Attempts at Resuscitation Have Higher Survival Rates

Hospitals that continue CPR longer have better survival rates from cardiac arrests, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in The Lancet. The findings challenge the assumption that, if a pulse is not restored soon, continuing resuscitation efforts is … Continue reading

April 12, 2012
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Heart Failure Patients with Diabetes May Benefit From Higher Glucose Levels

Lowering glucose levels for people with diabetes is normally critical to improving health outcomes. But for diabetes patients with heart failure, that might not always be the case, say UCLA researchers. A new study found that for advanced heart failure … Continue reading

April 10, 2012
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Scientists Use PET to Predict Increased Survival in Cancer Patients After First Chemo Cycle

Researchers from UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that by administering a PET scan to individuals with soft-tissue sarcomas after just a single cycle of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, they can predict increased survival in these patients. Prior research by this … Continue reading