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2014-06-24 14:03:33

Mayo Clinic A gene known to control brain growth and development is heavily involved in promoting clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer, researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida are reporting. Their study, published in Cancer Research, reveals that the gene NPTX2, plays an essential role in this cancer type, which is resistant to common chemotherapy and has a five-year overall survival rate of less than 10 percent in patients with metastatic disease....

2014-06-24 12:28:21

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Snow Companies has been named a winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The video entitled, "Multiple Myeloma in the African American Community" received a bronze award in the Non-Broadcast Health and Wellness category. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120706 "We are incredibly proud to be honored in this way," said Tyler James, Snow Companies' Vice President of Video Production. "At Snow, real patients share...

2014-06-24 12:27:39

PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust announced the inaugural class of Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research. Five promising early-career scientists will receive funding for research aimed at finding cures for cancer using approaches that include genetics, pharmacology, and structural biology. "Cancer continues to take a terrible toll on human health worldwide, and creative approaches are vital...

2014-06-24 11:07:11

Kiel University Discovery of a primordial cancer in a primitive animal Every year around 450,000 people in Germany are diagnosed with cancer. Each one of them dreams of a victory in the battle against it. But can cancer ever be completely defeated? Researchers at Kiel University (CAU) have now reached a sobering conclusion: "cancer is as old as multi-cellular life on earth and will probably never be completely eradicated", says Professor Thomas Bosch in his latest research results. The...

2014-06-20 08:23:13

~Company Recognized as Notable Recipient of SBIR Grants CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoShear, LLC, the human disease biology company, today announced that CBO Vince Aurentz will be presenting at the BIO 2014 meeting during the BIO Business Forum on Tuesday, June 24 at 11:00 a.m. in the Solana Beach Room. Aurentz's presentation, "Recreating Human Disease Biology for Discovery and Development of Safer and More Effective New Drugs", will focus on HemoShear's...

2014-06-18 23:06:59

$3 Million NIH Grant to Fund Effort to Rescue Tissue That Would be Destroyed Charlottesville, Va. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The University of Virginia Health System has been awarded more than $3 million from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to support and expand a critically important program that makes tissue samples available for research on diseases ranging from breast cancer to lung disease. The five-year grant enables UVA to launch a partnership with...

2014-06-17 23:03:04

New research study “Antibiotics Partnering Terms and Agreements” worked out by CurrentPartnering is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Antibiotics are antimicrobial compounds, used to treat a broad range of various bacterial infections in humans as well as animals and plants. Antibiotics have saved countess lives since their discovery. Antibiotics are effective against certain fungal and bacterial infections and are also used a treatment for...

2014-06-17 11:02:54

Ohio State University Giving low doses of a particular targeted agent with a cancer-killing virus might improve the effectiveness of the virus as a treatment for cancer, according to a study led by researchers with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). Viruses that are designed to kill cancer cells – oncolytic viruses – have shown promise in clinical trials for the...

2014-06-17 08:29:05

Side-By-Side Genomic Analysis of Patients' Tumor and TumorGraft Mouse Avatars Before and After Treatment Also to be Conducted NEW YORK and HACKENSACK, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Champions Oncology (OTC: CSBR), a company engaged in the development of advanced technology solutions and services to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced the initiation of a clinical trial evaluating the use of Champions...

2014-06-17 08:28:03

Nearly 500 Pancreatic Cancer Advocates Head to Capitol Hill Today MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 500 people from across the country are on Capitol Hill today for the eighth annual Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day urging Congress to stomp on pancreatic cancer by stepping up federal research funding. Advocates from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will call on Congress to provide $5.26 billion for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for FY15 and...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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