NYCHA secondhand smoke policy needs more time and effort to show how well it works

One year into a smoking ban in buildings run by the nation’s largest public housing authority, tenant exposure to secondhand smoke in hallways, stairwells, and apartments has not declined, a new study shows. Among the explanations for this, investigators say, are delays in promotion and enforcement, including putting up signage and training building managers, and […]

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Analysis: High-flying U.S. tech stocks get post-election lift, near new highs

The U.S. election has given a lift to high-flying technology stocks, which are within striking distance of a new record, but while investors say they remain attractive long-term, the still-undecided Senate could cause volatility in trading around the year-end. Since Election Day, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite is up 6.6%, easily outpacing the 4.2% gain in […]

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Large-scale cancer proteomics study profiles protein changes in response to drug treatments

Through large-scale profiling of protein changes in response to drug treatments in cancer cell lines, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have generated a valuable resource to aid in predicting drug sensitivity, to understand therapeutic resistance mechanisms and to identify optimal combination treatment strategies. Their findings, published today in Cancer Cell, […]

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