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Women get help later than men when heart attack strikes

When young women land in the emergency room with chest pain, they wait longer and get less treatment than their male counterparts, a preliminary study finds. Using a federal survey

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Bacteria do not colonize the gut before birth, says collaborative study

It is well known that each person’s gut bacteria is vital for digestion and overall health, but when does that gut microbiome start? New research led by scientists from McMaster

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CDK inhibitors may improve immune therapy effectiveness for recurrent breast cancer

A class of drugs that inhibits breast cancer progression when used with hormonal therapy might also boost the effectiveness of immune therapy in cases of recurrent, metastatic breast cancer, according

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PARP inhibitor shrinks tumors in pancreatic cancer patients with mutations

More than two-thirds of pancreatic cancer patients harboring genetic mutations saw their tumor stop growing or shrink substantially after being switched from intensive chemotherapy to the PARP inhibitor rucaparib as

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Does driving wear you out? You might be experiencing ‘accelerousal’

Admit it: Daily commutes—those stops, the starts, all that stress—gets on your last nerve. Or is that just me? It might be, according to a new study from the University

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New technique predicts response of brain tumors to chemoradiation

A team studying malignant brain tumors has developed a new technique for predicting how individual patients will respond to chemoradiation, a major step forward in efforts to personalize cancer treatment.

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Research harnesses AI to fight breast cancer

Breast cancer has recently overtaken lung cancer to become the most common cancer globally, according to the World Health Organization. Advancing the fight against breast cancer, the BreastPathQ Challenge was

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