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UTHealth Researcher Awarded $1.5 Million Grant From FEMA to Address Health of Volunteer Firefighters

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to test the effectiveness of an online health and wellness program intended to improve volunteer firefighters’ nutrition and fitness and reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease.

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ISIS Aims to Show Toughness and Humiliation of Enemies, A Tactic That Appears to Be a Perfect Fit with the Other Psychological Strategies Employed by Extremist Organizations

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Chicago Booth's Leuz Receives Accounting Research Prize

Christian Leuz, Joseph Sondheimer Professor of International Economics, Finance and Accounting at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, has been selected as one of three recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award.

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Blueprint for Next Generation of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Treatment

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Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah have identified and characterized mutated forms of the gene that encodes BCR-ABL, the unregulated enzyme driving the blood cancer chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).

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Regular Blood Transfusions Can Stave Off Repeat Strokes in Children with Sickle Cell Disease

Monthly blood transfusions can substantially reduce the risk of recurrent strokes in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) who have already suffered a silent stroke, according to the results of an international study by investigators at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Vanderbilt University and 27 other medical institutions.

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Monthly Transfusions Reduce Strokes in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia

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Monthly blood transfusions reduce the risk of stroke in young patients with sickle cell anemia, scientists report Aug. 20 in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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Regular Blood Transfusions Can Reduce Repeat Strokes in Children with Sickle Cell Disease

Vanderbilt-led research, as part of an international, multicenter trial, found regular blood transfusion therapy significantly reduces the recurrence of silent strokes and strokes in children with sickle cell anemia who have had pre-existing silent strokes, according to study results released today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

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Regular Blood Transfusions Can Stave Off Repeat Strokes in Children With Sickle Cell Disease

Monthly blood transfusions can substantially reduce the risk of recurrent strokes in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) who have already suffered a silent stroke, according to the results of an international study by investigators at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Vanderbilt University and 27 other medical institutions.

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International Law Professor Says US Has Longstanding Obligation to Protect Kurds

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Pain Treatments Less Effective for Those with Irritable Bowel

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that the immune system is defective in people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, which is a major reason why sufferers have ongoing issues with pain.

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