Nutraceuticals are often big on promise but fail to deliver

Extracts from a berry can improve the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug, according to research published today in the Journal of Clinical Pathology. But it’s best to view this finding with caution because while nutraceuticals (foods that provide health or medical benefits) are…
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DNA repair in lupus

This article is part of the supplement: Lupus 2014: New Targets, New Approaches
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Impact of genetic variants on B-cell development and function in systemic lupus erythematosus

This article is part of the supplement: Lupus 2014: New Targets, New Approaches
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The Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network for conducting large-scale international trials of nonpharmacological interventions in scleroderma: a way ahead for lupus?

Lupus skin disease

This article is part of the supplement: Lupus 2014: New Targets, New Approaches
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Leydig cell tumors of the testis: a case report

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Modern Europeans descended from three groups of ancestors

[ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Jim Keeleykeeleyj@hhmi.org 301-215-8858Howard Hughes Medical Institute@HHMINEWS New studies of ancient DNA are shifting scientists’ ideas of how groups of people migrated across the globe and interacted with one another thousands of years ago. By…
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Violence rates can be halved in just 30 years, say leading experts

[ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Fred Lewseyfred.lewsey@admin.cam.ac.uk 44-122-376-5566University of Cambridge@Cambridge_Uni New evidence will be presented at the first Global Violence Reduction Conference in Cambridge this week which shows that homicide rates have been…
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The Lancet Haematology: PET-CT predicts lymphoma survival better than conventional imaging

[ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Judith Trotmanjudith.trotman@sswahs.nsw.gov.au 61-477-366-870The Lancet@TheLancet Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) is more accurate than conventional CT scanning in measuring response to treatment and predicting survival…
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Chimpanzee lethal aggression a result of adaptation rather than human impacts

[ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Ian Gilbyian.gilby@asu.edu 480-965-3807Arizona State University@ASU IMAGE: This image depicts Ian Gilby in the field with chimpanzees. Click here for more information. …
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Peacock’s train is not such a drag

[ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Chris Buntingc.j.bunting@leeds.ac.uk 44-011-334-32049University of Leeds@universityleeds The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice to love that it appears to be, University of Leeds researchers have discovered. Dr…
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The mobility model is closely linked to the city’s characteristics

[ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Matxalen Sotillokomunikazioa@ehu.es 34-688-673-770University of the Basque Country According to a study by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, to achieve a sustainable model, not only does the offer of public transport need to be…
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Online volunteers map uncharted Ebola zones to help save lives

By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Donating to disasters used to mean writing a check to Oxfam or the Red Cross. These days in the Internet age, for the Ebola crisis, citizens from all over the world are donating…
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San Francisco lawmaker says he takes anti-HIV drug, urges wider use

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An openly gay San Francisco lawmaker went public on Wednesday with his daily use of a highly effective HIV-prevention drug and urged more at-risk city dwellers to do the same. Scott Wiener, a member of the city’s Board of Supervisors, said in an op-ed published by…
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PTSD symptoms associated with increased food addiction

Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were associated with increased food addiction, especially when individuals had more symptoms or the symptoms occurred earlier in life. PTSD is a potentially severe psychiatric condition. A growing body of evidence suggests that PTSD is a risk…
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