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Liquid biopsies offer hope for earlier treatment, better tracking of ovarian cancer

(Mayo Clinic 20 July 2016) Researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have found a promising new way to monitor and treat recurrence of ovarian cancer — a hard-to-detect disease that claims many lives. New research from George Vasmatzis, Ph.D., of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, finds liquid biopsies from blood tests and DNA sequencing can detect a return of ovarian cancer long before a tumor reappears.

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NASA releases ‘Microbiomics: The Living World In and On You’

(NASA/Johnson Space Center) NASA’s Human Research Program is releasing a video titled ‘Microbiomics: The Living World In and On You’ to highlight microbial research of its Twins Study. It’s the seventh video in the omics miniseries of eight.

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Drugs and weapons seized, Ormeau

QPS News 28 July 2016

This morning police executed a search warrant at an address in Haase Court at Ormeau where two firearms including a home-made firearm, a substantial quantity of methamphetamine and cannabis, and approximately 7,000 in cash were seized.

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Oakey contamination: Nearby residents fear groundwater contamination already spread to soil

ABC News Isobel Roe 28 July 2016

Despite no longer using bore water, residents living near the Oakey Aviation Base are concerned contaminants caused by the use of a toxic firefighting foam on the base have moved to the soil.

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Rachel Antonio: Altercation involving missing teen prior to her disappearance, coroner finds

ABC News 28 July 2016

There was a physical altercation between Bowen teenager Rachel Antonio and a person of interest in her disappearance, a Queensland coroner has found.  After the two-year inquest hearing from 60 witnesses, Mr O’Connell said he was unable to say what the teenager’s precise cause of death was or where her body was.

Read more:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-28/rachel-antonio-inquest-findings-handed-down/7668028

Min Tae Kim killing: Sanghyun Hwang found guilty of murder in Brisbane

ABC News 28 July 2016

Sanghyun Hwang has been found guilty of murdering fellow Korean Min Tae Kim in December 2013 in Brisbane.

The Supreme Court jury retired earlier today to consider its verdict and found 31-year-old Hwang had killed 28-year-old Mr Kim during a botched money exchange at a property in Algester, an outer suburb of Brisbane.

Read more:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-28/sanghyun-hwang-found-guilty-murder-min-tae-kim-brisbane/7668476

Journal of Water and Health

Table of Contents  |  Volume 14 Issue 4 August 2016