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Genetic ‘Switches’, Mapped for First Time, Drive Human Brain Development

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UCLA researchers have developed the first map of gene regulation in human neurogenesis, the process by which neural stem cells turn into brain cells and the cerebral cortex expands in size. The scientists identified factors that govern the growth of our brains and, in some cases, set the stage for several brain disorders that appear later in life

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Frozen Embryos Result in Just as Many Live Births in IVF

Freezing and subsequent transfer of embryos gives infertile couples just as much of a chance of having a child as using fresh embryos for in vitro fertilization (IVF), research from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Adelaide, Australia has found.

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PhRMA Foundation Value Assessment Awards to Help Advance Holistic, Patient-Driven Solutions in Health Care

The PhRMA Foundation will provide $1.3 million in funding for the development of transformative strategies to better assess the value of medicines and health care services while improving patient outcomes and reducing inefficiency in health care. Funding will establish two national value-assessment Centers of Excellence and support the work of several researchers focused on value-based health care.

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Pregnant Women in NC Exposed to Less Secondhand Nicotine After ‘Smoking Ban’

A new study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the ‘smoking ban’ in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants.

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranks No. 5 for Online Nursing Programs

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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) tied for the No. 5 spot in the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Nursing Program rankings for 2018, maintaining its top 5 ranking in the nation.

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Mayo Clinic在医院质量上获得高分

位于亚利桑那州,佛罗里达州,罗彻斯特的十四所Mayo Clinic医院以及Mayo Clinic Health System在医院整体质量上获得了美国医疗保险和医疗补助服务中心的星级评价。其中四家医院获得了该联邦机构的最高评价:五星评分中的满分五星。

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Hackensack University Medical Center Invited to Enroll in NIH Studies through the Selection of its Clinical Hub Affiliate Temple University

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that its hub-site affiliate, Temple University in Philadelphia, has been selected as one of 11 clinical hubs for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) emergency medicine clinical trials network.

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Hackensack University Medical Center Participates in National Conference on Pharmaceutical and Chemical Diversion

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Michael A. Kelly, M.D., chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center, was a featured presenter at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Diversion Control Division, 23rd National Conference on Pharmaceutical and Chemical Diversion

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Are There Signs of CTE in the Brain Tissue of Younger People with Epilepsy?

Younger adults with difficult-to-treat epilepsy may have early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in their brain tissue, but it appears to be uncommon, according to a small, preliminary study published in the January 10, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.







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