Elizabeth Kilpatrick

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Assistant Professor of Health Informatics at the Rutgers School of Health Professions Antonina Mitrofanova developed a prostate cancer prediction algorithm

Rutgers professor identifies gene causing spread of prostate cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in American men. In light of these statistics, Antonina Mitrofanova, the assistant professor in Health Informatics, recently identified the gene responsible for the spread of prostate cancer through her computer algorithm.

Frozen dessert foods containing liquid nitrogen commonly named “Dragon’s Breath,” “Heaven’s breath” or “Nitro puff,” have caused severe threats of respiratory injuries this quarter, according to a report in Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences’ quarterly.

'Dragon's Breath,' poisonous mushrooms among state's top health concerns this quarter

One of the most severe threats this quarter included was respiratory injuries resulting from the consumption of frozen dessert food containing liquid nitrogen that often goes by the name “Dragon’s Breath,” “Heaven’s breath” or “Nitro puff,” according to the report. These snacks are made with liquid nitrogen to give the effect of breathing out smoke or vapor, like a dragon, after consumption. 

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