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    Scientists use new data mining strategy to spot those at high Alzheimer’s risk

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The push to develop treatments for Alzheimer’s disease has been a promising and disappointing endeavor over the past two decades, yielding a greater understanding of the disease yet still failing to generate successful new drugs. [...]

    New strategy against childhood cancer

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Neuroblastoma is a cancer in children that originates in the sympathetic nervous system and has a high mortality. Current treatment includes chemotherapy and radiotherapy with their potentially severe side effects; there is therefore an urgent need for… [...]

    Concerns that austerity policies reversing gains to reduce health inequalities in England

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A cross government strategy, in place from 1997 to 2010, appears to have reduced health inequalities between the most deprived areas in England and the rest of the country, finds a study in The BMJ today. [...]

    New strategy to design mechano-responsive luminescent materials

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Crystals made from gold complexes change color as they change structure from “chiral” to “achiral” when ground. [...]

    Cooperation with Russia Becomes Central to Trump Strategy in Syria

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: The Washington Post “Cooperation with Russia is becoming a central part of the Trump administration’s counter-Islamic State strategy in Syria.” [...]

    New therapeutic approach for difficult-to-treat subtype of ovarian cancer identified

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A potential new therapeutic strategy for a difficult-to-treat form of ovarian cancer has been discovered by Wistar scientists. The findings were published online in Nature Cell Biology. [...]

    Trump’s Special Ops Pick Says Terror Drones Might Soon Reach the US from Africa. How Worried Should We Be?

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Defense One “Technological advancement could produce ocean-spanning consumer UAVs. But extremists won’t necessarily bother with them.” [...]

    As U.S. Weighs Afghan Strategy, Hopes Set on Fledgling Air Force

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Reuters “The aim is to build a counterinsurgency force able to support troops fighting in remote and forbidding terrain with air strikes, supplies and intelligence.” [...]

    Mattis: Authority Delegated by Trump in Afghanistan is Tactical, Not Strategic

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Military Times “While the Defense Department now has authority to set troop numbers for Afghanistan, President Donald Trump is still setting the strategy that will drive those numbers.” [...]

    The Myth of ISIS’s Strategic Brilliance

    Original @ Small Wars Journal

    By: Defense One

    “The group has adapted to battlefield setbacks. But that doesn’t mean it factored territorial losses into its master plan.”

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