Once again, California is proving itself to be the Golden State in terms of its strong economy. According to the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), which reported this week that the state’s gross domestic product outpaced the growth of the nation’s GDP for the fourth year in a row. While the national GDP rose […]
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The story of how cancer victim Henrietta Lacks has saved countless lives. 5 important ways Henrietta Lacks changed medical science
A fascinating look “under the hood” of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and his biotech company NantHealth. Read the entire article in the LA Weekly.
Vaccines are successful in preventing pandemic flu and reducing the number of patients hospitalized as a result of the illness, a study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has found. Read the original article in the University of Nottingham.
A bit of history: what pandemic killed as many people as died in WWII? Read the original article in National Geographic.
New research, published in the journal Oncotarget, examines the effectiveness of three natural substances, three experimental drugs, and one clinical drug in stopping the growth of these cancer stem cells (CSCs.) Read the original article by clicking on Oncotarget.
Americans have the most expensive healthcare costs in the world, yet the outcomes are either no better than other developed countries, or worse because of over-medicating, wrong treatment combined with our notoriously bad diets. Read this compelling article and the research behind it in Doximity.
Niche is a school researching website. According to its “About Us” page, Niche “Niche is a website that helps you discover the schools and neighborhoods that are right for you. We rigorously analyze dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards, and profiles for every K-12 school, college, and neighborhood […]
Medscape’s Lifestyle Report 2017 shares the specialties in which physicians enjoy their work the most. Read the article in Becker’s Hospital