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Three Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Physician Leaders Named to American Pediatric Society

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Three top doctors from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have been accepted into the American Pediatric Society (APS) – a distinguished membership of leaders in academic pediatrics.

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Clues to Obesity’s Roots Found in Brain’s Quality Control Process

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Around the clock, cells deep in the brain produces a “grandfather” form of several hormones that help us regulate our appetite and eating. Now, a new discovery sheds new light on how that grandfather molecule gets produced – and more important, what can go wrong and raise the risk of overeating and obesity. The findings could pave the way for new approaches to treating forms of obesity, especially those with genetic roots.

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Exploring New Treatments for Uterine Fibroids

Article about research underway for uterine fibroids at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

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WVU Global Health Outreach Reconstructs Victims of Domestic Abuse

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UT Southwestern Designated Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center of Excellence

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UT Southwestern Medical Center has been certified a Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA) – one of less than 30 Centers of Excellence nationwide and the first certified center in North Texas.

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PTSD and Police

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University at Buffalo researchers are working with a sample of members of the Buffalo Police Department on a three-year $814,000 study being funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice.

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Loyola Medicine Primary Care Physician Provides Flu Safety Tips

Flu is still on the rise

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Celiac Disease Diagnosis Takes 3.5 Years for Patients Without GI Symptoms

It takes an average of 3.5 years to diagnose celiac disease in patients who do not report gastrointestinal symptoms, a Loyola Medicine study has found. Patients who reported gastrointestinal symptoms were diagnosed in an average of 2.3 months.







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