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...transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer has proven safe and effective over eight years, a Georgia Regents University researcher said. GRU Cancer Center received a $3.2 million grant to become a NCI Community Oncology Research Program...

HPV vaccine safe, effective over eight years

...cancer has proven safe and effective over eight years, which should spur more people to get it, a Georgia Regents University researcher said.In the longest follow-up yet of boys and girls who received the quadrivalent vaccine against strains...

Drug could be pneumonia therapy

...what might be a potential therapy that could help treat severe lung disease like pneumonia, a Georgia Regents University researcher said.A drug that mimics the crucial sequence was tested in Vienna, Austria, and helped pneumonia patients...

Vegetable you love to hate gets a sweet makeover

What Edison was to the light bulb, Joelle Romanchik-Cerpovicz may be to okra. The Georgia Southern University researcher's name may be eternally linked to the slimy Southern vegetable by the discovery that okra ooze can be used to...

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Doctors group takes aim at Duke researcher

...the March of Dimes to stop funding nicotine experiments on animals, including those being conducted at Duke University. Researcher Edward Levin said the group's allegations are flawed. "I've never advocated anyone take up smoking...

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Iron could be key in diabetic stroke recovery

...from bleeding could be a key reason why diabetics often don't recover as well from strokes, a Georgia Regents University researcher said.Diabetics are at two to six times higher risk for strokes from clots and are higher risk to bleed if given...

Church is built to withstand hurricanes

...higher."If I got stuck down there on the beach in a Category 4 hurricane that's where I'd go," said Auburn University researcher Joel Hayworth, who rode out Hurricane Isaac in the church last year.The Rev. Paul Smith didn't even consider...

Erectile dysfunction drugs could assist in colon health, Georgia Regents University researcher says

Erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra appear to block inflammation in the lining of the colon that can cause devastating infections and lead to colon cancer, according to a researcher at Georgia Regents University.

Researchers tout fundraising efforts for diabetes studies

...executive director of the Georgia chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation gave Georgia Health Sciences University researcher Jin-Xiong She a chance to say thank you."The very first funding I had was from JDRF," he told Trey Moore...

Sandy and storm surge pose 'worst case scenario'

...infrastructure, especially the New York subways, which were shutting down Sunday night.Klaus Jacob, a Columbia University researcher who has advised the city on coastal risks, said, "We have to prepare to the extent we can, but I'm afraid...