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Children Play Key Role in Making Early Education Successful

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The way children engage with their teachers, peers and tasks is vital to the success of early-childhood education but greatly underestimated, according to new Northwestern University research.

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Cybersecurity Expert Can Speak to the Media on Latest Ransomware "Petya," Affecting Computer Systems from Russia to Britain

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Health Care Policy Wonks, Political Scientist Sound Off on GOP Bill

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Trump Travel Ban "Welcome Judicial Restraint?"

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supar protein , Kidney Disease, Kidney Failure, Nephrology, Blacks, Genetic Mutation

Catalyst for Genetic Kidney Disease in Black People Identified

Between 15 and 20 percent of black people carry a genetic mutation that puts them at risk for certain chronic kidney disease, but only about half of them develop the illness – a variance that long has puzzled researchers. Now a study has found that the gene mutation’s toxic effects require higher than normal levels of a protein called suPAR to trigger the onset and progression of the disease.

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World’s Biggest Neutrino Experiment Moves One Step Closer

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On June 21, a prototype detector for the massive Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment recorded its first particle tracks. This was the largest ever test of an extremely precise method for measuring neutrinos, which may hold the key to why our universe looks the way it does and how it came into being.

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More Breast Cancers Were Diagnosed at Early Stage After Affordable Care Act Took Effect

A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in early Stage 1, after the Affordable Care Act took effect. The increases in Stage 1 diagnoses were higher among African American and Latina breast cancer patients.

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Study Links Sleep Patterns with Pain Persistence After Pediatric Surgery

About 20 percent of children develop persistent pain after surgery, and a new study published in The Journal of Pain showed that poorer night-time sleep quality was significantly associated with greater next-day pain intensity over four months after surgery.

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Rush University Medical Center Again Honored for Equity of Care

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For the second time in three years, the American Hospital Association has chosen Rush University Medical Center an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award, which recognizes hospitals and health systems for their efforts to reduce health care disparities and to advance diversity and inclusion. The association announced the award recipient and honorees on June 20.







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