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Despite treatment, elderly cancer patients have worse outcomes if HIV-positive

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Elderly cancer patients who are HIV-positive, particularly those with prostate and breast cancers, have worse outcomes compared to cancer patients in the same age range who do not have HIV. A Moffitt Cancer Center researcher, in collaboration with investigators at the National Cancer Institute, Duke University, …

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Physician leaders call for action to create a new generation of physician-scientists

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a perspective article appearing in the Aug. 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a group of prominent physician-scientist leaders, including senior pharmaceutical executives and Nobel laureates, proposes a plan for increasing the number of physicians who conduct research looking for tomorrow’s breakthroughs …

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Middle-school Latino children report more depressive symptoms after family member arrested

Latino children who experience the immigration-related arrest of a family member report more severe levels of depression than those who don’t have such an experience, especially if one or both parents are undocumented, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. For the study, a team of researchers …

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