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2017 Archive

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Recipe corner: winter chili recipes

During the cold weather, chili is a go-to dish to help keep you warm. While many recipes include meat, vegetarian chili is a delicious way to add vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to help reduce disease risk and promote good health.

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Top Facebook Posts of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we look back on our most popular Facebook posts from throughout the year.

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Massey discovery of new protein shape could impact cancer and neurodegenerative disease therapies

A VCU Massey Cancer Center researcher has discovered a new conformation of a common protein group with links to cancer metastasis and neurodegenerative diseases. 

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A common virus may help inform treatment planning for stem cell transplant patients

Most healthy people barely notice infection with the human cytomegalovirus (hCMV), a form of the herpes virus that has evolved with humans over thousands of years and usually lays dormant in the body after initial infection. Now, in a study recently published in the journal PLOS ONE, a team of scientists from VCU Massey Cancer Center have shown a genetic relationship between the reactivation of hCMV and the onset of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), a potentially deadly condition in which the immune system attacks healthy tissue following a bone marrow or stem cell transplant.

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The RAMble joins the community with VCU Health clinicians on a walk for wellness

The RAMble is a partnership between Massey's Integrative Health program and VCU Women's Health that brings the community together with VCU Health Clinicians on a walk for wellness on the third Saturday of each month at Stony Point Fashion Park. 

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