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Study implicates two genes in form of ovarian cancer

Study implicates two genes in form of ovarian cancer

Hoping to make an advance against cancer using a technique that has fallen short in the past, researchers in North Carolina are taking aim at a form of ovarian cancer.
Published: 02/10/15
Origin of signal for ‘fight or flight’ reaction traced

Origin of signal for ‘fight or flight’ reaction traced

Scientists have long thought that the fear memories that are part of the “fight or flight” reaction to danger reside in a relatively primitive area of the brain known as the amygdala.
Published: 02/03/15
Long-lasting, preventative HIV vaccine studied

Long-lasting, preventative HIV vaccine studied

A regime of anti-HIV drugs — components of regimens that have been developed to treat established HIV infection — has the potential to protect against infection in the first place.
Published: 02/03/15

Technical college named for educator Marchman

LAND O’ LAKES — Brian Marchman traveled from Gainesville to Land O’ Lakes with a simple request.
Updated: 1 months ago
Beekeepers keep Pasco Honey buzzing

Beekeepers keep Pasco Honey buzzing

TRILBY — Alwyn Purkis put his life into Pasco Honey.
Updated: 1 months ago

Developers have big plans along S.R. 54

Lutz businessman Carl Anderson, owner of Caliente Resort, is in the process of selling 28 acres across from the Cypress Creek Town Center to an Orlando-based shopping center developer.
Updated: 1 months ago
Compound targeting breast, pancreatic cancer studied

Compound targeting breast, pancreatic cancer studied

JUPITER — Scientists from the Florida Campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified a novel synthetic compound that sharply inhibits the activity of a protein that plays an important role in the progression of breast and pancreatic c...
Updated: 1 months ago
Lowly marine snail boost fight again cancer, addictions

Lowly marine snail boost fight again cancer, addictions

A snail that can be found around coastal Florida — and on menus in many parts of the world — is being studied because the venom it produces could help doctors treat some forms of cancer and break smoking and other addictive behaviors. ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Molecular ‘flying carpet’ bombs cancer cells

Molecular ‘flying carpet’ bombs cancer cells

An international team of researchers has developed a drug delivery technique that utilizes graphene strips as “flying carpets” to deliver two anticancer drugs sequentially to cancer cells.
Updated: 1 months ago
Pair of genes implicated in differences in PTSD risk

Pair of genes implicated in differences in PTSD risk

There appears to be a genetic explanation for why some people develop post-traumatic stress disorder and others don’t, even though they have experienced equally distressing situation.
Updated: 1 months ago