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Black Friday – What Drives the Earlier Launch?

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9 Tips to Keep Your Nails Healthy This Holiday Season

The stress of the holidays, poor nutrition and the cold weather can take its toll on nail health, according to Loyola University Health System dermatologist Rebecca Tung, MD.

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Muscle Relaxant May Be Viable Treatment for Rare Form of Diabetes

A research team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Loius has discovered that a commonly prescribed muscle relaxant may be an effective treatment for a rare but devastating form of diabetes. The drug, dantrolene, prevents the destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in animal models of Wolfram syndrome.

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Flower Links Civil War, Natural History and ‘the Blood of Heroes’

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On August 14, 1864, in a Union Army camp in Georgia, a captain from Wisconsin plucked a plant, pressed it onto a sheet of paper, wrote a letter describing the plant as "certainly the most interesting specimen I ever saw," and sent it with the plant to a scientist he called "Friend" in Wisconsin.

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First Angioedema Treatment Center Opens at UC San Diego Health System

UC San Diego Health System in partnership with the U.S. Hereditary Angioedema Association (HAEA) has opened the nation’s first dedicated center for diagnosing and treating diverse forms of swelling, known collectively as angioedema.

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CPRIT Awards UTSW Faculty $22.5 Million for Recruitment and Research in Liver Cancer, Leukemia, and Immunotherapy

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UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty was awarded eight grants totaling more than $22 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for investigations into leukemia, liver cancer, and immunotherapy, as well as to recruit new faculty.

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ORNL Researchers Buchanan, Liang, Mayes Named AAAS Fellows

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Three staff members from Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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University of Minnesota, Tufts University Part of Global Workforce Development Against Emerging Pandemic Threats

Under a new five-year award of up to $50 million, the University of Minnesota and Tufts University will be part of an international partnership of universities to strengthen global workforce development against emerging pandemic threats. Called One Health Workforce (OHW), the work is part of a new United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 program, focusing on disease surveillance, training and outbreak response.

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