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Surgery Improves Survival in Diabetic Patients with Heart Disease

Among diabetic patients with severe heart disease, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery is better than stenting (percutaneous coronary intervention; PCI) at improving long-term survival and reducing the risk of adverse complications

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ATS and ERS Publish Statement on Current State and Future Directions of COPD Research

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) have published a statement describing the state of current evidence on the diagnosis, assessment, and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), identifying gaps in knowledge and making recommendations for the directions of future research.

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Blood Test Predicts Severity of Peanut and Seafood Allergies

A new blood test promises to predict which people will have severe allergic reactions to foods according to a new study led by Mount Sinai researchers and published online today in the The Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

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Decision Support Compliance and CT Lung Cancer Screening Biomarker Use Highlight April JACR

The April issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR®) highlights radiology challenges and opportunities in evolving health care delivery systems and more widespread use of emerging medical technologies.

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Faulty Modeling Studies Led to Overstated Predictions of Ebola Outbreak

Frequently used approaches to understanding and forecasting emerging epidemics—including the West African Ebola outbreak—can lead to big errors that mask their own presence, according to a University of Michigan ecologist and his colleagues.

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Art Helps Nursing and Medical Students Strengthen Observation Skills

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Gazing at art can help future doctors and nurses hone observation skills, avoid bias, finds new research from DePaul University's Craig Klugman.

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On First Anniversary of Michigan’s Medicaid Expansion, U-M Researchers Examine Its Impact

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One year ago, the first Michiganders gained health insurance coverage under the Healthy Michigan Plan, a unique form of Medicaid expansion tailored to the state’s residents. Now, more than 603,000 people have coverage -- and University of Michigan researchers are hard at work to study the impact.

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The Illegal Wildlife Trade and Decent Work

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The following statement was given today by John Robinson, WCS Executive Vice President for Conservation and Science at the 2015 ECOSOC Integration Segment held by the Permanent Missions of Germany and Gabon:

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Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Acute Injured Kidneys can be considered for Transplant

The shortage of kidneys needed for organ transplantation in the U.S. can be alleviated in part by using select kidneys with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), resulting in safe and positive outcomes, according to research conducted at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

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Model Helps City Planners Prepare to Weather Large Storms

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have developed a modeling tool to help local communities better understand their vulnerabilities to large storms stoked by climate change.