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The Lancet: Some lung cancer patients could live longer when treated
Treating advanced small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) with thoracic (or chest) radiation therapy in addition to standard treatment significantly prolongs long-term survival and reduces cancer recurrence in the chest by almost 50%. View News Article (2014-09-15)


Lady baboons with guy pals live longer
Numerous studies have linked social interaction to improved health and survival in humans, and new research confirms that the same is true for baboons.  View News Article (2014-09-10)


Breast conserving therapy shows survival benefit compared to mastectomy in early-stage patients
When factoring in what is now known about breast cancer biology and heterogeneity, breast conserving therapy (BCT) may offer a greater survival benefit over mastectomy to women with early stage, hormone-receptor positive disease, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.  View News Article (2014-09-05)


New method predicts optimal number and location of AEDs
A new method to predict the optimal number and location of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) was presented at ESC Congress today by Dr Benjamin Dahan from France.  View News Article (2014-09-02)


Pigs' hearts transplanted into baboon hosts remain viable more than a year
Investigators from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have successfully transplanted hearts from genetically engineered piglets into baboons' abdomens and had the hearts survive for more than one year, twice as long as previously reported. View News Article (2014-08-19)


Survival increases with clinical team debriefing after in-hospital cardiac arrest
A new study found that staff members who joined structured team debriefings after emergency care for children suffering in-hospital cardiac arrests improved their CPR performance and substantially increased the rates of patients surviving with favorable neurological outcomes. View News Article (2014-08-05)


Boat noise impacts development and survival of sea hares
While previous studies have shown that marine noise can affect animal movement and communication, with unknown ecological consequences, scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter and the École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE) CRIOBE in France have demonstrated that boat noise stops embryonic development and increases larval mortality in sea hares. View News Article (2014-07-31)


New EMS System in Arizona Dramatically Improves Survival from Cardiac Arrest
A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine (Statewide Regionalization of Postarrest Care for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Association With Survival and Neurologic Outcome). View News Article (2014-07-28)


Autophagy: A double-edged sword for neuronal survival after cerebral ischemia
Evidence suggests that autophagy may be a new therapeutic target for stroke, but whether activation of autophagy increases or decreases the rate of neuronal death is still under debate. View News Article (2014-07-28)


New Study Reveals Vulnerability of Sharks as Collateral Damage in Commercial Fishing
A new study that examined the survival rates of 12 different shark species when captured as unintentional bycatch in commercial longline fishing operations found large differences in survival rates across the 12 species, with bigeye thresher, dusky, and scalloped hammerhead being the most vulnerable. View News Article (2014-07-23)

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