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Atlantic Health System’s Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center One of Four Sites in the Country to Offer Phase III Clinical Trial of Novel Drug VAL-083 for Late-Stage Glioblastoma

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The Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center of Overlook Medical Center’s Atlantic Neuroscience Institute and Carol G. Simon Cancer Center is one of four sites in the country to begin a Phase III clinical trial of the novel drug VAL-083 for patients whose glioblastoma multiforme or gliosarcoma has progressed during or after treatment with the standard of care chemo-radiation therapy. Other study locations are: Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center; University of California, San Francisco; and Dent Neurosciences Research Center, Amherst, NY.

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An Innovative PET Tracer Can Measure Damage From Multiple Sclerosis in Mouse Models

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In the January 12, 2017 Scientific Reports, a research team describes early tests of a minimally-invasive way to assess myelin damage—the hallmark of multiple sclerosis—using positron emission tomography (PET). This approach could be used to follow MS lesions over time.

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Asthma Costs the U.S. Economy More than $80 Billion Per Year

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Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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Nurse Staffing Levels Linked to Patient Satisfaction

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Satisfaction with care in hospitals declines when patients believe there are not enough nurses on wards, according to a new study based on the NHS Inpatient Survey published in the BMJ Open.

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Experts Call for Action to Address Physician Burnout in Nephrology

Kidney specialists face increasing work demands, high rates of burnout, and declining interest in nephrology as a career. A group of articles publishing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) sheds light on how that these factors threaten to reduce job satisfaction and impair the delivery of high-quality care to patients with kidney diseases.

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Pharmacist Group Survey Confirms Patient Care Affected by Shortage of Small-Volume Parenteral Solutions

The results of a survey released today by ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) illustrate the considerable impact shortages of small-volume parenteral (SVP) solutions are having on daily operations and patient care in most hospitals across the country.

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Researchers Discover Faster, More Effective Way to Harvest Blood Stem Cells for Bone Marrow Donation

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A multi-institutional research team led by Indiana University School of Medicine scientists has developed a new way to harvest blood stem cells for bone marrow donation that is faster and more effective than the current standard of care.

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Pfizer Announcement on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases Underscores Need for Government Money for Medical Research.

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Mount Sinai Health System Opens New Specialty Practice at Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village

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Leaders from the community and health system celebrate with ribbon cutting and open house.







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