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New Protein Structure Could Help Treat Alzheimer's, Related Diseases

University of Washington bioengineers have a designed a peptide structure that can stop the harmful changes of the body's normal proteins into a state that's linked to widespread diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and Lou Gehrig's disease.

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International Brain Bee World Championship Spotlights Young Neuroscience Scholars

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Healthy Food Tips for Back-to-School Success

Back to school means getting back into a routine that helps students achieve success in the new school year. Start the year off on solid footing by making good nutrition part of your child’s schedule. Multiple studies have shown that good nutrition plays a huge role in academic success.

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Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) Celebrating 40th Anniversary in Anaheim, CA, October 29-November 1, 2014

ARN will be celebrating 40 years of rehabilitation nursing by hosting its Annual Educational Conference in Anaheim, CA, October 29-November 1, 2014.

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#WorldHepatitisDay: Experts Available

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Two-Step Decision Tree Analysis Is a Feasible Method to Manage and Inform Updates of Radiation Therapy Best Practices and Quality Standards

A two-step decision tree analysis, incorporating Donabedian’s model, is a feasible process to evaluate and distill the many available quality standards, guidelines, recommendations and indicators in order to update national and international quality standards for radiation therapy, according to a study published in the July-August 2014 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), the official clinical practice journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

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Penn Scholars: Hobby Lobby Decision a “Setback … for Women’s Health Care”

The recent Hobby Lobby U.S. Supreme Court decision is “a setback for both the ACA’s [Affordable Care Act] foundational goal of access to universal health care and for women’s health care,” say two University of Pennsylvania professors writing in the new issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Next-Generation Thirty Meter Telescope Begins Construction in Hawaii

Following the approval of a sublease on July 25 by the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) announces the beginning of the construction phase on Hawaii Island and around the world throughout the TMT international partnership. Contingent on that decision, the TMT International Observatory (TIO) Board of Directors, the project's new governing body, recently approved the initial phase of construction, with activities near the summit of Mauna Kea scheduled to start later this year.

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Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Remind Parents About the Importance of Vaccination

Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center want to remind parents about the importance of immunizing their children when preparing to send the children back to school.

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