Molecular mechanisms reveal how to make the most of methotrexate

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified factors that influence how children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) respond to methotrexate. High-dose methotrexate is a part of modern curative therapy for ALL. The work provides insights to help optimize methotrexate treatment. The findings were published online today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Using leukemia […]

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We asked 24 women to reflect on images of ‘hot’ men—and it’s good news for those with ‘dad bods’

Since the 2012 hit film Magic Mike explored the hedonistic lifestyle of men who strip for women, popular culture has exploded with images of sexy, muscular, athletic and shirtless (or pantless!) “hot” men. In our contemporary digital world, pornography and online dating apps offer male bodies to look at in various states of undress. Some […]

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Study finds that lovers perform better than random pairs in collaborative creative tasks

Love and romantic relationships are the core inspiration for countless literary and artistic works, including poems, songs, novels and movies. Over the past few decades, some psychology researchers have conducted studies aimed at better understanding the effects that love, or more specifically, passionate love, can have on people’s creativity. Inspired by previous works, a research […]

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