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Epilepsy, Children, Precision Medicine, Genetic Testing, Seizures, Diagnosis

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Cosmology, Dark Matter, Universe, Galaxies, Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Cosmologists Produce New Maps of Dark Matter Dynamics

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New maps of dark matter dynamics in the Universe have been produced by a team of international cosmologists.

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Clinical Data Confirms Efficacy of Pre-Surgery Chemo in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Researchers analyzed data confirming the improved outcomes in both short- and long-term survival in patients that underwent neoadjuvant chemotherapy prior to surgery for triple-negative breast cancer. The study included 213 patients at 8 Italian cancer centres whose diagnoses were characterized by clinical, molecular, and therapeutic features of triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of cancer with limited treatment options.

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CTE, Football, Sports, Neurology, Concussion, NFL, Brain Injury

Expert Available for Comment on New JAMA Study Showing High Prevalence of CTE in Brains of Deceased Football Players

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Wolters Kluwer, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) , Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Dr. Andrew Green, Dr. Roman Hayda, Dr. Andrew C. Hecht

Wolters Kluwer and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Publish Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announces the release of Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, a new book published in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) that serves as a go-to reference for anyone involved with orthopaedic surgery and the resulting rehabilitation. Edited by Dr. Andrew Green, Dr. Roman Hayda, and Dr. Andrew C. Hecht, Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation covers rehabilitation protocol for orthopaedic procedures and provides readers with a deeper understanding of patient management in each phase of treatment.

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R. Ariel Gomez, Maria Luisa S. Sequeira-Lopez, Kidney Damage, kidney lesions, Kidney Failure, Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Hypertension Treatment, University Of Virginia, University of Virginia School of Medicine, UVA School of Medicine, UVA Child Health Research Center

Could Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment Lead to Kidney Damage?

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Aggressive combination treatments for high blood pressure that are intended to protect the kidneys may actually be damaging the organs.

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Pain Managament, Mindfulness, mind-body therapies, opioid alternatives, Opioid Epidemic, mindfulness training

Mind-Body Therapies Immediately Reduce Unmanageable Pain in Hospital Patients, New Study Finds

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After participating in a single, 15-minute session of one of these mind-body therapies, patients reported an immediate decrease in pain levels similar to what one might expect from an opioid painkiller. This study is the first to compare the effects of mindfulness and hypnosis on acute pain in the hospital setting.

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Sharks, new species, shark week, Marine Biology, Pacific Ocean, Hawaii, Research, Discovery, Biological Sciences, Biology, marine discovery, Ocean Science

New Shark Species Glows in the Dark, Weighs About 2 Pounds and Has a Huge Nose

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Just as “Shark Week” is gearing up, researchers have discovered a new species of shark 17 years in the making. Like finding a needle in a haystack, it was well worth the wait as this elusive creature is yet to be seen in the wild.

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Type 2 Diabetes, Pancreas, Medicine & Health

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ISPOR Task Force Report, rare disease, Rare Diseases, Clinical Trials, patient voice, outcome assessment, patient reported outcomes, observer-reported outcome

ISPOR Releases Recommendations for Outcome Assessment in Rare Disease Clinical Trials

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ISPOR announced today the publication of a new Task Force Report, "Patient-Reported Outcome and Observer-Reported Outcome Assessment in Rare Disease Clinical Trials: Report of the ISPOR Clinical Outcome Assessment Emerging Good Practices Task Force," in the July/August 2017 issue of Value in Health.







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