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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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Study Shows Rheumatoid Arthritis Support and Education Program Has Strong Positive Impact

The Early RA Support and Education program at Hospital for Special Surgery addresses the needs of people with rheumatoid arthritis. After participating in the free program, based on patient-identified outcomes, 90 percent of participants said they could make informed decisions about their RA.

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Common Blood Pressure Medication Does Not Increase Risk of Breast Cancer, New Study Finds

Women who take a common type of medication to control their blood pressure are not at increased risk of developing breast cancer due to the drug, according to new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah.

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High-Quality Hospitals Deliver Lowest-Cost Care for Congenital Heart Surgery Patients

University of Michigan research presented at American Heart Association meeting

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C-Section Deliveries Associated with High Household Income, Few Minorities, Below-Average Education

Embargoed research from APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition, Nov. 15-19

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