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Lung nodule surgery not always “futile”

Dec. 7, 2011—Even when lung operations for suspected cancer resection results in a benign diagnosis, there still may be significant benefits to the procedure, new research suggests.

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Ecstasy drug produces lasting toxicity in the brain

Dec. 6, 2011—Recreational use of the "rave" drug Ecstasy is associated with chronic changes in the human brain.

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Protein family key to aging linked to suppressing tumors

Oct. 28, 2011—The list of aging-associated proteins known to be involved in cancer is growing longer, according to research by investigators at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and the National Institutes of Health.

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Diversity key in antibody repertoire

Oct. 7, 2011—Antibodies to the 2009 H1N1 influenza strain reveal new insights into how antibody diversity forms and functions, with possible implications for designing flu vaccines.

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Heart protein may be target for colon cancer therapies

Oct. 7, 2011—A protein critical in heart development may also play a part in colon cancer progression.

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Parkinson’s deep brain target fired up

Oct. 5, 2011—Neuronal activity in a deep brain region increases as Parkinson’s disease advances, a new study suggests.

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Focus of fear in Williams syndrome

Aug. 11, 2011—Brain imaging reveals clues about fear in Williams syndrome.

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Magnesium affects prostate cancer risk

Jun. 3, 2011—Low blood levels of magnesium are associated with more aggressive prostate cancer, a recent study suggests.

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Sex hormone may predict death

Jun. 3, 2011—Changes in blood levels of the sex hormone estradiol may provide a clinically useful predictor of death in critically ill or injured patients.

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Stents relieve post-infection problem

May. 5, 2011—Placing stents in blood vessels can provide long-term relief from rare complications of a fungal lung infection.

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Gene variant impacts exercise blood pressure

Apr. 28, 2011—Subtle genetic changes can have big effects on blood pressure while exercising.

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Smell test tells disorders apart

Mar. 17, 2011—Patients with certain autonomic nervous system disorders have impaired odor identification, which could aid in diagnosis.

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