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Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage

Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage

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ARTICLE: Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage AUTHOURS: Yulan Cheng, Ana P. Kiess, Joseph M. Herman, Martin G. Pomper, Stephen J. Meltzer, John M. Abraham JOURNAL: PLoS One. 2015 Jun 1;10(6):e0128152. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128152. eCollection 2015. Abstract Radioisotopes that emit electrons (beta particles), such as radioiodine, can effectively kill(...)

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Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population

Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population

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ARTICLE: Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population AUTHORS: Waseem Khaliq, Rehan Qayyum Jeffrey Clough, Dhananjay Vaidya, Antonio C. Wolff, Diane M. Becker JOURNAL: Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jun;151(2):465-74. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3412-5. Epub  2015 May 10. Abstract Studies have suggested a decreased breast cancer risk(...)

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A Meta-analysis of the Association of Estimated GFR, Albuminuria, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension With Acute Kidney Injury

A Meta-analysis of the Association of Estimated GFR, Albuminuria, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension With Acute Kidney Injury

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ARTICLE: A Meta-analysis of the Association of Estimated GFR, Albuminuria, Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension With Acute Kidney Injury AUTHORS: Matthew T. James, Morgan E. Grams, Mark Woodward, C. Raina Elley, Jamie A. Green, David C. Wheeler, Paul de Jong, Ron T. Gansevoort, Andrew S. Levey, David G. Warnock, Mark J. Sarnak JOURNAL: Am J Kidney(...)

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Paternal sperm DNA methylation associated with early signs of autism risk in an autism-enriched cohort

Paternal sperm DNA methylation associated with early signs of autism risk in an autism-enriched cohort

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ARTICLE: Paternal sperm DNA methylation associated with early signs of autism risk in an autism-enriched cohort AUTHORS: Jason I Feinberg, Kelly M Bakulski, Andrew E Jaffe, Rakel Tryggvadottir, Shannon C Brown, Lynn R Goldman, Lisa A Croen, Irva Hertz-Picciotto, Craig J Newschaffer, M Daniele Fallin, Andrew P Feinberg JOURNAL: Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Apr 14.(...)

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Phosphodiesterase 9A controls nitric-oxide-independent cGMP and hypertrophic heart disease

Phosphodiesterase 9A controls nitric-oxide-independent cGMP and hypertrophic heart disease

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ARTICLE: Phosphodiesterase 9A controls nitric-oxide-independent cGMP and hypertrophic heart disease AUTHORS: Dong I. Lee, Guangshuo Zhu, Takashi Sasaki, Gun-Sik Cho, Nazha Hamdani, Ronald Holewinski, Su-Hyun Jo, Thomas Danner, Manling Zhang, Peter P. Rainer, Djahida Bedja, Jonathan A. Kirk, Mark J. Ranek, Wolfgang R. Dostmann, Chulan Kwon, Kenneth B. Margulies, Jennifer E. Van Eyk, Walter J.(...)

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The Johns Hopkins Learning Environment Scale: Measuring Medical Students’ Perceptions of the Processes Supporting Professional Formation

The Johns Hopkins Learning Environment Scale: Measuring Medical Students’ Perceptions of the Processes Supporting Professional Formation

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ARTICLE: The Johns Hopkins Learning Environment Scale: Measuring Medical Students’ Perceptions of the Processes Supporting Professional Formation AUTHORS: Robert B. Shochet, MD, Jorie M. Colbert-Getz, PhD and Scott M. Wright, MD JOURNAL: Acad Med. 2015 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract PURPOSE: To construct a new measure to assess students’ perceptions of the medical(...)

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