Chronicle of Nursing
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Most Heart Attack Patients Cholesterol Levels Did Not Indicate Cardiac Risk

A new national study has shown that nearly 75 percent of patients hospitalized for a heart attack had cholesterol levels that would indicate they were not at high risk for a cardiovascular event, based on current national cholesterol guidelines.

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New Evidence of Hormone Therapy Causing Breast Cancer

Postmenopausal women who take combined estrogen plus progestin menopausal hormone therapy for at least five years double their annual risk of breast cancer, according to new analyses...

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Researchers Study Prevents Pancreatic Tumor Growth in Mice by Inhibiting Key Protein

Researchers have identified a protein critical for the growth of pancreatic cancer. Blocking the expression of the protein slowed or prevented tumor growth in mice and made cultured cancer cells vulnerable to the conditions of low oxygen that occur in solid tumors.

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Drug Therapy Reduces HIV Transmission In Couples Regardless Of Condom Use Or Safe-Sex Practices

Antiretroviral drug therapy in an HIV-positive man or women can alone help prevent the transmission of HIV to an uninfected partner, regardless of counseling, the patient

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Scientists Develop 'Crystal Ball' for Personalized Cancer Treatment

For many cancer patients, chemotherapy can be worse than cancer itself. A patient may respond to one drug but not another, or the tumor may mutate and stop responding to the drug, resulting in months of wasted time, ineffective treatment and toxic side effects.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

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Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
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