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Penn AIDS Researcher Receives $16.3 Million from NIAID to Hasten HIV Vaccine Development

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Building on earlier work in designing chimeric human-simian immunodeficiency viruses (SHIVs) that serve as a model of HIV infection of humans, George M. Shaw, MD, PhD, a professor of Hematology/Oncology and Microbiology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received $16.3 million over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop a long-sought-after HIV vaccine.

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Loss of Spouse or Partner to Suicide Linked to Physical, Mental Disorders

People who lose a partner to suicide are at increased risk for a number of mental and physical disorders, including cancer, depression, herniated discs and mood disorders than those in the general population, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.

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Infectious Diseases, zika virus, Pregnancy, Obstetrics, Autism, Neurology, Virology

How Prenatal Maternal Infections May Affect Genetic Factors in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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In a new study, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, University of Cyprus and Stanford University map the complex biological cascade caused by MIA: the expression of multiple genes involved in autism are turned up or down by MIA, affecting key aspects of prenatal brain development that may increase risk for atypical development later in life.

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WashU Expert: More Must Be Done to Address Opioid Crisis

Opioids, including heroin and prescription drugs, killed 33,000-plus people in 2015, more than any year on record, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. President Trump’s proposed budget aims to bring a $500 million increase in funding for prevention and treatment, but that amount isn’t enough to address the crisis, says an expert on substance use disorder treatment at Washington University in St.

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Critical Care, Nursing, CRRT, Renal Replacement Therapy, Dialysis, Kidney Function, UCSF, University of California, San Francisco, NTI

Complexity of CRRT Makes Managing Medications a Challenge for Clinicians

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A symposium on continuous renal replacement therapies in AACN Advanced Critical Care includes an article on the multitude of factors that clinicians should incorporate into drug dosing and medication management during CRRT.

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Sepsis, sepsis prevention, Infection, hospital mortality, Leading cause of death

Study Highlights Risks of Sepsis

A new study from researchers at UAB analyzing three different methods for characterizing sepsis has helped to illustrate the risk of death or severe illness attributable to the condition. The study is one the most comprehensive studies of the burden of sepsis in the United States.

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Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences, Navy, Navy doctor, Preventive Medicine, Tropical Medicine, Public Health, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Public Health, Tropical Medicine Expert Named as New Preventive Medicine Department Chair for Hebert School of Medicine

Bethesda, Md -- Navy Captain (Dr.) Mark S. Riddle, an expert in tropical medicine and public health, was selected to lead the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ (USU) F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine – ‘America’s Medical School’. Riddle will begin his new duties in May.

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Dengue, Mosquito Borne Disease, mosquito control, dengue transmission

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Virginia Tech Carilion Expert Offers Advice to Cope with Symptoms as Allergy Season Approaches







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