Cancer study highlights racial disparities for patients facing dual diagnoses

The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) published new findings in the Annals of Oncology, showing heightened mortality and racial disparities for patients with cancer diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection. After reviewing detailed information from almost 5,000 patients with active or past cancer and laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, CCC19 study authors found associations among laboratory measures, clinical factors…

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Investigational gene regulation therapy could protect against Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the DZNE (Germany), at Massachusetts General Hospital (USA) and at the genomic medicine company Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. tested a novel gene regulation approach to treat brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s in laboratory studies. It leverages zinc finger proteins, which specifically bind to the DNA that codes for the protein Tau without altering it,…

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SUPERGRAPHICS AS MEANS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SHAPING

Abstract. The research is devoted to studying of the question “supergraphics” in architecture and design. The revealed most effective methods and approaches, today in this direction of design and their application in design of interiors. Scientific problem on which solution the project – increase in comfort and efficiency of the environment is offered at design…

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The Private Lives of Strippers

For his new photo book, “Gentlemen’s Club,” Chris Buck spent six years interviewing and taking portraits of strippers and their romantic partners. “Partners of dancers are in this inherently complicated space of dating someone who’s intimate with others for their work,” he said. In that sense, the project is a study not only of labor,…

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