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Political Reform Unlikely in Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

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Facial Paralysis & Reanimation Center Launches at NYU Langone

NYU Langone launches Facial Paralysis & Reanimation Center to treat patients with facial palsy.

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Rutgers Names New Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute Director

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Helmut Zarbl will link the institute with the university’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, promote collaboration between education and research

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AACI Rejects Administration’s Proposal to Cut Reimbursement to Cancer Hospitals

The Association of American Cancer Institutes opposes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Medicare Programs: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Systems rule, which threatens access to lifesaving treatments for uninsured and underserved patients.

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AACN Opens Registration for NTI 2018

AACN's 2018 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) offers hundreds of sessions to improve clinical practice, patient outcomes and the hospitals’ bottom line, with a comprehensive program that incorporates leading evidence-based education.

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Study: For Older Women, Every Movement Matters

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Women who engaged in 30 minutes per day of light physical activity had a 12 percent lower risk of death. Women who did a half-hour each day of moderate to vigorous activity had a 39 percent lower mortality risk.

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Study Shows Codeine Prescribed to Children Despite FDA Warning Against It

A new study shows as many as one in 20 children were still receiving codeine to treat pain after tonsil and adenoid surgery, two years after federal regulators warned doctors that prescribing the opioid to kids after the routine surgeries could be fatal.

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Can a Common Ingredient in Laundry Detergent Help Advance Diabetes Research?

Being able to build a bioartificial pancreas offers the potential to cure type 1 diabetes. A major challenge with the effort is how to supply the structure with enough oxygen to keep the cells alive. Now, new research suggests that oxygen-generating compounds found in some laundry detergents may play a key role.

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Loyola Medicine's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Celebrates 30 Years

Loyola Medicine's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is celebrating 30 years of caring for some of the smallest and sickest newborns.

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Seattle Children's Opens First CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy Trial in the U.S. for Children and Young Adults With Leukemia that Targets CD22 and CD19 Proteins Simultaneously

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Seattle Children’s has opened the first chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy trial in the U.S. for children and young adults with relapsed or refractory CD19- and CD22-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that will simultaneously attack two targets on cancer cells.







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