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Wolters Kluwer Introduces Ovid® Insights Delivering Curated Content from Leading Medical Journals for Current Awareness

Wolters Kluwer Health today announced the launch of Ovid Insights, a current awareness service that provides healthcare professionals with clinically-relevant journal article recommendations filtered to their specific area of practice. Available on any device, this free service delivers content from the most authoritative medical journals used to inform evidence-based decisions on healthcare research, patient care and outcomes.

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Moral Reasoning, prosocial behavior, moral decisions, Brain Function, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Decision Making, moral judgement, Gray Matter, BART, brain reward center

High Moral Reasoning Associated with Increased Activity in the Human Brain’s Reward System

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Individuals who have a high level of moral reasoning show increased activity in the brain’s frontostriatal reward system, both during periods of rest and while performing a sequential risk taking and decision making task according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Shanghai International Studies University in Shanghai, China and Charité Universitätsmediz in Berlin, Germany.

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Retention of One Normal Version of BRCA Gene in Breast and Ovarian Cancers Influences Patient Survival, According to Penn-Led Study

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Researchers found a relationship between the genetics of tumors with germline BRCA1/2 mutations and whether the tumor retains the normal copy of the BRCA1/2 gene, and risk for primary resistance to a common chemotherapy that works by destroying cancer cells’ DNA.

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mitochondrial medicine, ASD, autism predisposition, Mtdna, bioenergetics, Genetics

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Genomics, Human Genome, Bioinfomatics

Penn Medicine Receives NIH Training Grants for Genomic Medicine

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The University of Pennsylvania is the first institution with more than one training grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute, now with three.

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Wills Eye Hospital, Vision, Eye Care, Solar Eclipse

ECLIPSE Media Avail: Wills Eye Hospital Eye Doctors Explain Vision Risks and How to Safely Watch Eclipse

Medical experts from the renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia are available for interviews about the vision risks associated with the Eclipse, what eye conditions aren’t safe for eclipse viewing, how the damage can occur and how to safely watch the event.

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Wolters Kluwer and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Launch Environmental Epidemiology

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, in partnership with the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), announces the launch of a new open access journal, Environmental Epidemiology, published as part of the Lippincott portfolio. The journal is a companion title to one of the Society’s official journals, Epidemiology.

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community health workers, Cost Cutting, readmission rates, Chronic Disease, Diabetes, Smoking Cessation, Weight Loss, Primary Care, Penn Medicine, Afforable Care Act , Health Care Costs, Medicaid

Community Health Workers Lead to Better Health, Lower Costs for Medicaid Patients

As politicians struggle to solve the nation’s healthcare problems, a new study finds a way to improve health and lower costs among Medicaid and uninsured patients. Researchers at Penn Medicine showed that patients who received support from community health workers (CHWs) had 30 percent fewer hospital admissions in one year compared to those who did not receive CHW support. The results also showed reductions in cigarette smoking, obesity, diabetes severity, and mental illness.

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What Vaccinations Do Children Need Before Heading Back-To-School?

Zachary Klase PhD summarizes the vaccine requirements for children heading to public schools and universities and explains why it is important and safe to be vaccinated.

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Shoulder, Rotator Cuff, Orthopaedic Surgery, Supraspinatus Repair

Early Rotator Cuff Surgery Yields Good Long-Term Outcomes

Early surgery to repair tears of one of the shoulder rotator cuff muscles provides lasting improvement in strength, function, and other outcomes, reports a study in the August 16, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.







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