News : 2013 : January

Richard J. Cote, M.D.

Smoking Intensity and Cancer Markers Predict Seriousness of Bladder Cancer

Smoking not only causes bladder cancer, it also affects its course, in that people who smoke more have greater likelihood of developing more aggressive and deadly disease. That is one of the conclusions of a study published January 14 in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

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Ferenc Rick, M.D., Ph.D., Andrew Schally, Ph.D., M.D.h.c., D.Sc.h.c., and Norman Block, M.D.

Growth Hormone Study Could Lead to New Drug Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease

A team of Miller School and Miami VA Medical Center researchers has developed a synthetic antagonist of growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) that holds promise for a new drug therapy to reverse or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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