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Southeast Asian Fruit May be Cure for Prostate Cancer

Southeast Asian Fruit May be Cure for Prostate Cancer

For generations, traditional healers in Southeast Asia have used the mangosteen fruit to treat skin infections, wounds, dysentery and urinary tract infections. Jeremy Johnson has identified phytochemicals in the fruit…
NIH/CDC accepting RFAs for special interest projects

NIH/CDC accepting RFAs for special interest projects

The National Institutes of Health/Centers for Disease Control are accepting Request for Applications (RFA) for numerous Special Interest Projects involving cancer-related research. A Letter of Intent (LOI) is due to…
NCI awarding grant to postdoctoral researchers

NCI awarding grant to postdoctoral researchers

The National Cancer Institute is currently accepting applications for its Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00). The grant supports outstanding postdoctoral researchers who do not require extended periods of mentored research…

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Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood and West Englewood Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the Chicago Loop is 85-years-old, but just a few miles away in the neighborhoods of Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood and West Englewood, that age drops drastically to just over 70. We are striving to understand these differences and are working to reduce these burdens.