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Homeless, Mentally Ill Women Face a Vicious Cycle in India

An award-winning study has documented how homeless, mentally ill women in India face a vicious cycle:

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Researchers Identify Genetic Markers That May Predispose Individuals for Kidney Injury

Researchers have identified genetic markers that may help to identify individuals at risk for acute kidney injury (AKI) in the hospital setting. Presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 in Philadelphia, PA, the study offers new clues about the development of AKI and could lead to potential therapeutic interventions.

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“Dramatic” Early Phase 1 Results for AG-120 in IDH1 Mutated AML

University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows "extremely promising” early phase 1 clinical trial results for the investigational drug AG-120 against the subset of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) harboring mutations in the gene IDH.

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Six Faculty Members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Named 2014 AAAS Fellows

Six faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year, 401 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

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First-In-Class Nasal Spray Demonstrates Promise for Migraine Pain Relief

Researchers are developing a novel prochlorperazine nasal spray formulation as a potential new treatment for migraines.

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Nasal Spray Vaccine Has Potential for Long-Lasting Protection from Ebola Virus

A nasal vaccine in development by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has been shown to provide long-term protection for non-human primates against the deadly Ebola virus.

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Pac-Man Instead of Patch: Using Video Games to Improve Lazy Eye, Depth Perception

Scientists have created video games that add an important element of fun to the repetitive training needed to improve vision in people – including adults – with a lazy eye and poor depth perception.

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Long-Acting Anti-Methamphetamine Antibody Demonstrates Protective Benefits for Meth Addiction Treatment

A recently developed Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV)-based medication has the potential to offer substantial protective effects for patients attempting to cease methamphetamine use.

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Experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Highlight Advances in Pediatric Heart Disease at AHA Scientific Sessions

Researchers from CHOP presented findings on pediatric heart disease: 3-D prototype printing of heart anatomy, the use of AEDs in infants, long-term cardiac risk in Fontan survivors, and whether cardiac cath volumes correlate with better outcomes.

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Eighty Percent of Kidney Dialysis Patients Unprepared for Natural Disaster or Emergency

Eighty percent of kidney dialysis patients surveyed were not adequately prepared in the event of an emergency or natural disaster that shut down their dialysis center. But after receiving individualized education from a multidisciplinary team , 78 percent of these patients had become adequately prepared, according to a study.

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