Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 15, 2012
Study confirms prognostic value of new IASLC/ATS/ERS adenocarcinoma sub-classification
A new study published in the January 2013 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's Journal of Thoracic Oncology, concludes the new IASLC/ATS/ERS classification identifies histologic subtypes of lung adenocarcinomas with prognostic value among Japanese patients.

Community-based nutrition education shown to be successful in increasing calcium intake
Research from Vietnam presented at IOF Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting shows the benefits of educational intervention in increasing calcium intake and retarding bone loss in postmenopausal women.

Study shows immunohistochemistry is reliable screening tool for ALK rearrangement
A recent study published in the January 2013 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's Journal of Thoracic Oncology, concludes immunohistochemistry is a reliable screening tool for identification of ALK rearrangement.

Study shows COPD is not independent risk factor for lung cancer
A recent study published in the January 2013 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's Journal of Thoracic Oncology, concludes that COPD is not an independent risk factor for lung cancer.

Report from the front lines of personalized reproductive medicine revolution
Leading international expert Piraye Yurttas Beim, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Celmatix Inc., presented A Report from the Front Lines of the Personalized Reproductive Medicine Revolution at the Cambridge, UK Futures in Reproduction Conference, discussing how pairing

Aerobic exercise trumps resistance training for weight and fat loss
Aerobic training is the best mode of exercise for burning fat, according to Duke researchers who compared aerobic training, resistance training, and a combination of the two.
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