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Full steam ahead: Starbucks poised for deliveries

published about 3 hours ago
Full steam ahead: Starbucks poised for deliveries
Mary PapenfussSEATTLE, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Starbucks hopes to give its sluggish revenue forecast a caffeinated boost by delivering coffee and treats to your door or desk. Beginning next year the coffee mega-chain will begin offering deliveries to customers in select areas.

Third victim in Washington state school shooting dies

published about 4 hours ago
Third victim in Washington state school shooting dies
Danielle HaynesMARYSVILLE, Wash., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Shaylee Chuckulnaskit dies one week after being shot by fellow student at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Fanged deer spotted in Afghanistan, first sighting in 60 years

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Fanged deer spotted in Afghanistan, first sighting in 60 years
Brooks HaysKABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- After an absence of more than 60 years, a handful of rare fanged deer have been spotted in Afghanistan.

Canada bans visas for all travelers from West Africa

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Canada bans visas for all travelers from West Africa
Mary PapenfussTORONTO, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Canada has closed its borders to Africans from the three nations grappling with Ebola by refusing to issue visas allowing people to enter the nation.

Crazed zombies, warlocks, ghouls haunt Village parade

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Crazed zombies, warlocks, ghouls haunt Village parade
Mary PapenfussNEW YORK, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Monster mash up turns Manhattan's Village into costume orgy.


Synthetic lethality offers a new approach to kill tumor cells, explains Moffitt researcher

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(H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute) The scientific community has made significant strides in recent years in identifying important genetic contributors to malignancy ... more

Scientists trigger self-destruct switch in lung cancer cells

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(Cancer Research UK) Cancer Research UK scientists have found a drug combination that can trigger the self-destruct process in lung cancer cells -- paving the ... more

Cell division, minus the cells

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(Harvard Medical School) Researchers have reconstituted cell division -- complete with signals that direct molecular traffic -- without the cell. Combining frog-egg extracts with lipid ... more

Broad Institute, Univ. of California team awarded NCI Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot contract

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(Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard) A team from the Broad Institute, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, Santa Cruz, was ... more

Decoding the emergence of metastatic cancer stem cells

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(Rice University) In the first study of its kind, Rice University researchers have mapped how information flows through the genetic circuits that cause cancer cells ... more
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Perceptions of primary care in Korea: a comparison of patient and physician focus group discussions

published about 19 hours ago
Background: The primary care system in the Republic of Korea has weakened over the past decade and is now in poorer condition than the systems ... more

Do practice characteristics explain differences in morbidity estimates between electronic health record based general practice registration networks?

published 1 day ago
Background: General practice based registration networks (GPRNs) provide information on population health derived from electronic health records (EHR). Morbidity estimates from different GPRNs reveal considerable, ... more

Transient ischaemic attack: a qualitative study of the long term consequences for patients

published 2 days ago
Background: Transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is characterised by its transient nature with symptoms of neurological dysfunction resolving within 24?hours. The occurrence of TIA is a ... more

Tools for primary care patient safety: a narrative review

published Sat, Oct 25 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Patient safety in primary care is a developing field with an embryonic but evolving evidence base. This narrative review aims to identify tools that ... more

A qualitative exploration of the use of calendar landmarking instruments in cancer symptom research

published Fri, Oct 24 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Late diagnosis is considered to be a major factor contributing to poorer cancer survival rates in the UK. Interventions have focussed on the promotion ... more