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Lung cancer: Mobile app could extend life expectancy

by Jean-Louis SANTINI CHICAGO, AFP | 6/6/2016 – A new mobile application could help doctors better provide care to patients with advanced lung

Chai stirred into Silicon Valley coffee culture

by Glenn CHAPMAN SAN FRANCISCO, | AFP | – In a Silicon Valley culture known for brilliant ideas boiling up in coffee shops,

ADHD may emerge in adulthood for some: studies

by Kerry SHERIDAN MIAMI – Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is widely considered a condition that affects children, but some people may not

US: 1 in 8 swimming pools closed for health violations

MIAMI | AFP | Thursday 5/19/2016 – One in eight swimming pools in five populous states are closed upon inspection due to dirty

Violent young Sun may have seeded life on Earth: study

PARIS – Life on Earth may have sprung from bombardment by a youthful Sun lashing out with flares as potent as a thousand

US biochemist wins award for rewriting DNA to mimic evolution

HELSINKI, Finland | AFP | Tuesday 5/24/2016 – US biochemical engineer Frances Arnold on Tuesday won a million-euro technology prize in Finland for

No evidence that genetically modified crops unsafe to eat


MIAMI, (AFP), 5/17/2016 – A sweeping review Tuesday of research on genetically modified crops found no evidence that they are

Healthy aging has little to do with age: study

by Kerry SHERIDAN MIAM- When it comes to maintaining health in one’s older years, age means little and obesity may not

Scientists discover three ‘potentially habitable’ planets

by Marlowe HOOD PARIS, France | AFP | Monday 5/2/2016 – An international team of scientists said Monday they had discovered

UHCOP’s Trivedi Earns HOPA Literature Award for First-time Detection of Elusive Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer Patient-derived Xenograft Mouse Model

A UH College of Pharmacy faculty researcher’s publication on the first-ever detection of two elusive types of cancer cells in xenograft-bearing mouse models