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Study highlights need for genetic testing for Kentucky patients with lung cancer

A study led by researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center highlighted differences in patient diagnosis and treatment in those with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) across the

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Amyloid deposits not associated with depression in the elderly

Depression in elderly people can include symptoms such as memory loss, making it hard to distinguish from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. A signature

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These genes help explain how malaria parasites survive treatment with common drug

The essential malaria drug artemisinin acts like a “ticking time bomb” in parasite cells—but in the half a century since the drug was introduced, malaria-causing parasites have slowly grown less

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Researchers discover new pathway in TDP-43 related dementias

Recent work published by researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) highlights what the lead investigator calls the ‘cornerstone’ of her lab. Maj-Linda Selenica, assistant professor

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Diverting cells’ energy pathway could pave way for new Parkinson’s treatments

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have found that switching or boosting the energy source of matured cells in Parkinson’s disease patients, could pave the way for new treatments. As

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Women and suicide: The dangers of social isolation

Men have long been recognized as being most at risk of suicide, but the Office for National Statistics recently reported the highest annual rate of female suicides in the UK

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Women orthopaedic surgeons report high rates of sexual harassment

More than two-thirds of women orthopedic surgeons report experiencing sexual harassment during their residency training, according to a survey study in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR), a publication of

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