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Brittany Maynard

Personalized Cancer Vaccines to Begin Clinical Trial

Nov 26, 2014 PM EST In the near future, cancer patients may be treated with personalized vaccines hat spur their immune systems to attack malignant tumors. ...

Carleton University

Carleton University to Launch New Bursary Program

Nov 26, 2014 PM EST Carleton University will open a new bursary program, officials announced. ...

 Type 1 diabetes

Simple Breath Test Could Diagnose Diabetes in Children

Nov 26, 2014 PM EST A simple, non-invasive breath test may be able to help quickly diagnose type 1 diabetes in children, according to a recent study. ...

Mobile Internet

Web-Savvy Older Adults May Better Retain 'Health Literacy'

Nov 26, 2014 PM EST Older adults who are web-savvy are better at retaining "health literacy," or are more likely to obtain, understand, and process basic health information and services, so that they can make appropriate ...

George Mahoney

Ohio Wesleyan University Receives $250,000 Gift

Nov 26, 2014 AM EST Ohio Wesleyan University received a $250,000 gift to create to establish a faculty support fund, school officials announced. ...

Obese

Obesity Linked to Nearly 500,000 New Cancers in 2012 Worldwide

Nov 26, 2014 AM EST Around 25 percent of all obesity-related cancers in 2012 (118,000 cases) were attributable to the rising average body mass index (BMI) in the population since 1982, and were therefore "realistically ...

Yogurt

A Yogurt A Day Keeps Diabetes Away

Nov 25, 2014 PM EST New research suggests that yogurt could be a healthy fridge staple, along with water and orange juice. ...

Michael Brown

Ferguson: Western Michigan University To 'Demand Justice' for Michael Brown

Nov 25, 2014 PM EST As protests continue in Ferguson and other parts of the country in response to the grand jury's decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of an unarmed ...

Obesity

Children of Working Mothers Are More Likely To Be Overweight, Obese

Nov 25, 2014 AM EST A mother's employment status could be linked to their children's weight over time, according to a recent study. ...

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia May Be Triggered By Excess Protein

Nov 24, 2014 PM EST New research suggests that too much protein during brain development may trigger schizophrenia. ...

Depression

Breast Size Differences Impacts Teens' Mental Health

Nov 24, 2014 PM EST Differences in breast size have a significant impact on the mental health of adolescent girls, according to a recent study. ...

Lakeland College

Lakeland College Receives $840,000 Gift to Benefit Natural Sciences

Nov 24, 2014 PM EST Lakeland College in Wisconsin has received a generous donation from an alumnus to benefit natural sciences. ...

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