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Transformative Gift from The Munk Charitable Foundation Propels the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre into the Future, Cementing its Role as a Global Leader in Cardiovascular Care

University Health Network (UHN) announced today that The Peter and Melanie Munk Charitable Foundation is increasing its support to the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) with a transformative gift of $100 million.

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Sleep Deprivation Is an Effective Anti-Depressant for Nearly Half of Depressed Patients

Sleep deprivation – typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings – rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, according the first meta-analysis on the subject in nearly 30 years, from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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$2.3m Grant to Fund New Direction in Autism Spectrum Disorders Research at KU

Study will define motor deficits in autism spectrum disorders from childhood through adulthood. The long-term goal to learn about the causes of both motor and related behavioral issues to develop more objective, biologically based targets for treatment.

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Experts Available on Latest ACA Repeal Effort

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Scientists Find Way to Convert Bad Body Fat Into Good Fat

Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a way to convert white fat, which stores calories, into brown fat that burns them.

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Leading Researchers Explore Boundaries of Biological Science at Inaugural Symposium of Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University

Eight researchers in the vanguard of biological science gathered at the inaugural symposium of the new Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University today to explore new frontiers within the dark matter of biology. The day-long symposium, which attracted guest speakers from leading research institutions such as Tufts, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Jackson Labs, was expected to draw about 300 attendees.

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FSMB Releases Free Online Education Module for Medical Students and Residents

The FSMB is committed to assisting member medical and osteopathic boards in their educational outreach efforts to medical students and residents. The FSMB Workgroup on Education for Medical Regulation has designed a series of modules on various aspects of medical regulation to inform future licensed physicians.

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UTHealth Researchers Discover How to Train Damaging Inflammatory Cells to Promote Repair After Stroke

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Researchers at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth have discovered a way to turn neutrophils from toxic to helpful in hemorrhagic stroke.

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The American Heart Association Partners with Penn Medicine for Three Year Healthy Living Campaign

Today in Philadelphia, Penn Medicine has deepened its commitment to the American Heart Association by announcing a three-year pledge as the market’s first ever Life is Why sponsor. The American Heart Association and Penn Medicine are dedicated to creating a culture of health in Philadelphia by providing local and regional communities with education and resources that advance health and wellness.

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital Earns Accreditation From CEO Roundtable on Cancer

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital will join the ranks of more than 200 organizations that have been accredited as CEO Cancer Gold Standard employers by meeting standards of excellence in cancer prevention, early detection and quality care for their employees. The accreditation is given by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit group of CEOs founded by former President George H.W. Bush.







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