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12:32 AM / Sunday March 7, 2021

Health

Brain stimulation helps

February 6, 2011

British researchers have successfully treated refractory hypertension with deep brain stimulation, opening the door to a new approach to managing this difficult — and not uncommon — condition. The finding was serendipitous…

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Race affects weight counseling for obese

January 22, 2011

In the U.S., blacks are disproportionately affected by obesity and are at an increased risk for a number of chronic diseases associated with obesity, such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension and diabetes.

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Discovery halts breast cancer stem cells

December 5, 2010

Breast cancer stem cells (CSCs), the aggressive cells thought to be resistant to current anti-cancer therapies and which promote metastasis, are stimulated by estrogen via a pathway that mirrors normal stem cell development.

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Recent News

Local

Students to return to Philadelphia Public Schools on rolling schedule beginning March 8

March 5, 2021

The City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia School District and union officials have announced that PreK through second-grade...

Entertainment

‘Nomadland,’ ‘Borat’ win at a socially distant Golden Globes

March 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Chadwick Boseman, Andra Day  and Daniel Kaluuya. Chadwick Boseman wins posthumous award at bicoastal Globes...

Seniors

Five fun ways to keep your cat entertained at home

March 5, 2021

BPT Thanks to the pandemic, many people have gone from working in an office to working from...

Color Of Money

Guest Commentary: Raising the minimum wage is good business

March 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A unknown person holding a sign for the raise of minimum wage at a site...

Seniors

Five fun ways to keep your cat entertained at home

March 5, 2021

BPT Thanks to the pandemic, many people have gone from working in an office to working from...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of March 7, 2021

March 5, 2021

All Signs: Neptune is the planet of dreams, inspiration and imagination as well as illusion, confusion and...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff