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A Robust Multiplex Mass Spectrometric Assay for Screening Small-Molecule Inhibitors of CD73 with Diverse Inhibition Modalities

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A new original research article in SLAS Discovery presents a fast, sensitive, and robust methodology for screening small molecule inhibitors against CD73/Ecto-5’-Nucleotidase, a promising target for developing anti-cancer drugs.

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Bariatric Surgery Prolongs Lifespan in Obese

Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, reports a study that answers questions about the long-term risk of the surgery. 

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Stroke, Ischemic Stroke, tPA, Tpa Treatment, Door to Needle Time, Pharmacists, pharmacists and stroke, RTPA, Tissue Plasminogen Activator, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator

Having a Pharmacist at Stroke Patient's Bedside Speeds Administration of Critical Drug

In treating stroke patients, every minute counts. A drug called rtPA sometimes can stop a stroke in its tracks. Now a Loyola Medicine study has found that having a pharmacist at the patient's bedside can reduce the time it takes to administer rtPA by a median of 23.5 minutes.

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Want Romance This Valentine's Day? Help Your Sweetie Avoid Allergy and Asthma Triggers

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Romance is the name of the game on Valentine’s Day, and keeping sneezing, wheezing and watery eyes out of the mix helps put everyone more in the mood for love. Here are five tips from ACAAI to help make your Valentine’s Day special.

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American Academy Of Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, JAAD, Dermatology, Dermatologists, Dermatologist

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Names New Editor

Board-certified dermatologist Dirk M. Elston, MD, FAAD, the current deputy editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology will step into his new role in July 2018, succeeding board-certified dermatologist Bruce H. Thiers, MD, FAAD, who has served as editor for the past 10 years.

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Argonne’s Education department partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of Chicago and sent 50 scientists to Chicago area schools in December as part of the global Hour of Code.

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Thryoid, Hypothyroid, Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroid, Hyperthyroidism, Graves Disease, Autoimmune Disease

Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?

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Loyola's Pauline Camacho, MD, Offers Tips for National Thyroid Awareness Month

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President Trump’s Immigration Policy Revolves Around a Golden-Age Myth, Expert Says

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Bienen School of Music’s Third Annual Skyline Piano Artist Series Continues

Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music continues its third annual Skyline Piano Artist Series, featuring five programs by internationally acclaimed virtuosos of the piano, Jan. 20 to May 12, at the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, located in the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts at 70 Arts Circle Drive on the Evanston campus.







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