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Article ID: 720966

New research center to explore muscle health and disease

UW Medicine

With collaborating labs across the University of Washington campus and at other Seattle-area institutions and beyond, the Center for Translational Muscle Research will encompass a myriad of muscle science and disease investigations.

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17-Oct-2019 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720686

Scientists build genomic research platform to help treat cervical cancer

Yale Cancer Center

Yale Cancer Center scientists have built a powerful genomic research platform to study cervical cancer, a disease that often is untreatable if it progresses after surgery or primary chemo-radiation treatment.

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17-Oct-2019 4:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720975

Inaugural GW Nursing Journalism Award Announced

GW School of Nursing

The GW Nursing Journalism Award recognizes excellence in health care and health policy reporting for journalists using nurses as key sources.

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17-Oct-2019 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720970

Bipartisan Solution to Surprise Medical Bills Reaches 100 Co-Sponsors

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Today, hundreds of thousands of physicians unified under the Out of the Middle Coalition applaud Representatives Raul Ruiz, MD, (D-Calif.) and Phil Roe, MD, (R-Tenn.), for reaching 100 cosponsors on their bipartisan solution to address surprise medical bills.

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17-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720969

Harvard Medical School Announces Media Fellows for Second Thematic Track of 2019

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School has selected the 2019 media fellows for the second of its two thematic tracks this year: Immunity and Inflammation: A friend, a foe (Nov. 4-8).

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17-Oct-2019 3:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: New Precision Immunotherapy Clinic Matches Patients to Latest Cancer Therapies

Article ID: 720968

New Precision Immunotherapy Clinic Matches Patients to Latest Cancer Therapies

University of California San Diego Health

New Precision Immunotherapy Therapy clinic at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health matches patients using genetic profiling to personalized cancer treatment plans.

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17-Oct-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720964

Study: First Evidence of Immune Response Targeting Brain Cells in Autism

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

In a paper published in Annals of Neurology, a physician-scientist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and colleagues report the presence of cellular features consistent with an immune response targeting specialized brain cells in more than two thirds of autistic brains analyzed postmortem. These cellular characteristics – not previously observed in autism – lend critical new insight into autism’s origins and could pave the way to improved diagnosis and treatment for people with this disorder.

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17-Oct-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720965

New Genetic Link Found for Some Forms of SIDS

UW Medicine

A genetic link has now been found for some instances of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. The new UW Medicine research study is the first such to make an explainable link.

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17-Oct-2019 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720967

Lower Rates of Patient Safety Events on Psychiatric Units at VA Hospitals

American Heart Association (AHA)

Inpatient psychiatric units at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical centers have lower rates of adverse events and medical errors, compared to psychiatric units at general hospitals, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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