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Women get super-competitive once a month

Ovulation alters women's economic decisions For approximately one week every month, millions of women change their economic behavior and become more focused on their social...

Melatonin helps control weight gain as it stimulates the appearance of...

Spanish scientists are the first to reveal the previously unknown enigma of the effect melatonin has to counter obesity in the organism and why...

Cell transplants may be a novel treatment for schizophrenia

Research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio suggests the exciting possibility of using cell...

Small microarray grows 1,200 individual cultures of microbes

A new palm-sized microarray that holds 1,200 individual cultures of fungi or bacteria could enable faster, more efficient drug discovery, according to a study...

Compound enhances antidepressant’s effects

A synthetic compound is able to turn off "secondary" vacuum cleaners in the brain that take up serotonin, resulting in the "happy" chemical being...

Breast cancer patients face increasing number of imaging visits before surgery

Breast cancer patients frequently undergo imaging like mammograms or ultrasounds between their first breast cancer-related doctor visit and surgery to remove the tumor. Evaluations of these scans help physicians understand a person's...

Obesity linked to worse outcomes in early breast cancer treatment

Obesity is associated with worse outcomes overall in early-stage breast cancer, researchers reported at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 6-10, 2011. Obesity was linked to shorter time to recurrence (TT...

MRI may be noninvasive method to measure breast cancer prognosis

Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging measures were associated with prognostic tumor markers, demonstrating the potential of magnetic resonance imaging for prediction of disease prognosis and stratification of patients to appropriate...

Addition of trastuzumab may potentially equalize disease-free survival outcomes among obese...

SAN ANTONIO -- A large, multicenter, randomized study has shown that obese patients with HER2-positive breast cancer have larger tumors, increased lymph node involvement and, when not treated with trastuzumab, poorer long-term outcomes than normal-we...

Combination of everolimus and exemestane improves survival for women with metastatic...

San Antonio, TX - In an international Phase III randomized study, everolimus, when combined with the hormonal therapy exemestane, has been shown to dramatically improve progressionSan Antonio, TX - In an international Phase III randomized study, everol...

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