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Not Skipping a Beat: Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Again Among Nation’s Best

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UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) has been named among "100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs" by Becker's Hospital Review, a business and legal news publication for hospital and health system leadership.

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Cooling of Dialysis Fluids Protects Against Brain Damage

• Dialysis drives progressive white matter brain injury due to blood pressure instability; however, patients who dialyzed at 0.5◦C below body temperature were completely protected against such white matter changes.

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Energy Department Supports Iowa State Studies of Concrete for Taller Wind Turbine Towers

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A Department of Energy grant will allow Iowa State University's Sri Sritharan to continue to research and develop taller wind turbine towers made from high-strength concrete.

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Spouse’s Personality Influences Career Success, Study Finds

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As much as we might try to leave personal lives at home, the personality traits of a spouse have a way of following us into the workplace, exerting a powerful influence on promotions, salaries, job satisfaction and other measures of professional success, new research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests.

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How is Liposarcoma Diagnosed? Pathologist available to speak about Rob Ford’s Type of Cancer

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Researchers Study Vital ‘On/Off Switches’ That Control When Bacteria Turn Deadly

No matter how many times it’s demonstrated, it’s still hard to envision bacteria as social, communicating creatures. But by using a signaling system called “quorum sensing,” these single-celled organisms radically alter their behavior to suit their population. Helen Blackwell, a professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been making artificial compounds that mimic the natural quorum-sensing signals.

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