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Processed Foods Highly Correlated with Obesity Epidemic in the U.S.

A review article from the George Washington University highlights the correlation between highly processed foods and increased prevalence of obesity in the United States.
6-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Fraud and Abuse Legal Framework Must Be Modernized to Better Align with Medicare Advantage and Value-Based Care: New Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 17, 2019)—The Medicare program continues to transform to better support high-quality value-based care, yet the federal fraud and abuse legal framework has not kept pace with that shift, according to a paper published today...
17-Dec-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Battery-Free Pacemaker Reduces Equipment to Size of a Dime


16-Dec-2019 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77

Fitzhugh Mullan, MD, a professor at the George Washington University (GW) revered for his lifelong commitment to social justice, health equity and health workforce policies, died on Nov. 29. He was 77.
2-Dec-2019 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Discover Highest-Energy Light From a Gamma-ray Burst

An international team of researchers, including two astrophysicists from the George Washington University, has observed a gamma-ray burst with an afterglow that featured the highest energy photons—a trillion times more energetic than visible...
20-Nov-2019 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Find New Role for Dopamine in Gene Transcription and Cell Proliferation

A joint group of researchers at the George Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that dopamine and the dopamine D2 receptor modulate expression via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. This pathway is responsible for...
14-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

How to decode inscriptions on 2,000-year-old pottery

Using an electromagnetic spectrum to provide details the eye cannot see, a religion professor will translate the inscriptions from ostraca -pottery- thought to be from the era of John the Baptist.
5-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

World Renowned Doctor, Chef, Teacher and Author Timothy S. Harlan to Join the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, will join the faculty at GW and establish the GW Center for Culinary Medicine.
4-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites


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