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Article ID: 720524

Bereaved families of 9/11 victims largely show strong resilience, more than 15 years later

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

More than 15 years after Sept. 11, 2001, a majority of bereaved family members who lost a loved one in the terrorist attacks that day appear to be healthy and are not reporting symptoms of a mental health condition, while one-third still likely meet the criteria for depression, grief, and anxiety, according to a recent collaborative study led by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).

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Newswise: American Neurological Association Launches “ANA Investigates”

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American Neurological Association Launches “ANA Investigates”

American Neurological Association (ANA)

The American Neurological Association (ANA), the professional organization representing the nation’s top academic neurologists and neuroscientists, will launch its first podcast on October 13 during its 144th Annual Meeting in St. Louis.

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Article ID: 720495

More Evidence Linking Common Bladder Medication to a Vision-threatening Eye Condition

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

A drug widely prescribed for a bladder condition for decades now appears to be toxic to the retina, the light-sensing tissue at the back of the eye that allows us to see.

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Article ID: 720493

In-Office Gene Therapy for Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration is Coming

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Gene therapy is showing promise for one of the most common causes of blindness.

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10-Oct-2019 12:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Antibody-based eye drops show promise for treating dry eye disease

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Antibody-based eye drops show promise for treating dry eye disease

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to identify the presence of a specific type of antibody, called anti-citrullinated protein autoantibodies, or ACPAs, in human tear fluid. They are also the first to demonstrate that patients with dry eye disease experienced reduced signs and symptoms of the condition in response to a new eye drop treatment -- made from pooled human antibodies -- that targets ACPAs.

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11-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720643

New UW center receives NIH grant to improve the fight against cancer

University of Washington

To bridge the gap between cancer interventions and their implementation within communities across the country, the National Institute of Health’s National Cancer Institute is funding the creation of six implementation science centers focused on cancer control. The creation of these centers are part of NIH’s Cancer Moonshot initiative to make more therapies available and improve prevention and detection. One of the six centers will be at the UW.

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Newswise: SLAS Discovery Special Issue Released

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SLAS Discovery Special Issue Released

SLAS

October’s SLAS Discovery features part one of a two-part special issue on “Membrane Proteins: New Approaches to Probes, Technologies and Drug Design.” Part two of this special edition will be featured in December.

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Newswise: October’s SLAS Technology Special Issue Published

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October’s SLAS Technology Special Issue Published

SLAS

In the October Special Issue of SLAS Technology, Guest Editors Soojung Claire Hur, Ph.D., and Deok-Ho Kim, Ph.D., (Johns Hopkins University; Baltimore, MD, USA) introduce a collection of articles and reviews focused on the advancement in technologies that are playing a major role in shifting healthcare closer to more predictive, preventative and personalized medicine.

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