Ebola Not Just a Matter for Medicine

Tucson, Arizona - As Ebola continues to pose national and international risks, a role is envisioned for engineers, who are being called on to design devices and processes to help protect against the virus.

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Fast modeling of cancer mutations

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Sequencing the genomes of tumor cells has revealed thousands of genetic mutations linked with cancer. However, sifting through this deluge of information to figure out which of these mutations actually drive cancer growth has proven to be a tedious, time-consuming process.

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Seeing doctor twice a year helps keep blood pressure under control

Dallas, Texas - People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

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Menus for heart-healthy eating: Cut the fat and salt

Scottsdale, Arizona - Do you want to adopt a heart-healthy diet but aren't sure where to start? One way to begin is to create a daily meal plan that emphasizes whole grains, fruits and vegetables and limits high-fat foods (such as red meat, cheese and baked goods) and high-sodium foods (such as canned or processed foods).

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