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Georgia State Researchers Identify Way Radiation May Fight Cancer Cells Escaping Immune System

ATLANTA—A team of Georgia State University researchers is fighting cancers using a combination of therapies and recently found ways that radiation could maximize responses to novel immune-based therapeutic approaches to fight cancer.

“Radiation can increase the expression of genes, which allows the immune system to attack tumor cells that may have previously escaped elimination,”… more »

Young African-Americans Underestimate Stroke Risk, According to Georgia State Nursing Researchers

ATLANTA—Young African-Americans often hold a distorted view of their personal risk for a stroke, two nursing researchers at Georgia State University’s Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions say in a recently published study in the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.

Dawn Aycock, assistant professor, and Pat Clark, professor, examined the accuracy of… more »

College Students’ Internet Overuse Leads Families to Connect and Conflict, New Study Finds

ATLANTA—College students who are addicted to the Internet report positive and negative effects on their family relationships, according to new research from Georgia State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The study is the first to show how college students in the United States diagnosed with Problematic Internet Use (PIU)… more »