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Yoga May Help People with Bipolar Disorder, Reports Journal of Psychiatric Practice

People with bipolar disorder who do yoga believe their yoga practice has significant mental health benefits, reports a survey study in the September Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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Quantum Entanglement and Superconductivity: Upcoming Physics Talk Delves Into “Spooky Action at a Distance”

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On October 1, join Dr. Subir Sachdev for a leap into the remarkable world of quantum entanglement and its connections to the technological promise of superconductivity.

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Clinical Trial at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Examines Vaccine-Based Treatment for Prostate Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of numerous worldwide sites to offer a clinical trial examining the investigational vaccine-based treatment PROSTVAC in patients with prostate cancer that is no longer responsive to hormone therapy and has spread (metastasized) to other parts of the body. The goal of this immunotherapy study is to see if PROSTVAC improves survival when combined with a drug that helps boost the body’s ability to fight infection.

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Fellowship in Health Care Policy Available Through Partnership of the National Pharmaceutical Council and Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), in conjunction with Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, is now accepting applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Health Care Policy.

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Dominica Anderson Receives Rogers Award for Excellence in Patient Care

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Dominica Anderson, a nursing assistant at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, is the 2014 recipient of the Julie and Ben Rogers Award for Excellence in Patient Care.

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Consumers Will Pay More for Eco-Friendly Plants, Study Shows

People make decisions all the time, and some have long-term consequences: Do I work out? Do I take the bus? Do I recycle? A UF/IFAS researcher and his colleagues found those who value long-term consequences of their decisions are more apt to buy eco-friendly plants.

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Voters Believe Government Is Living Up to Constitutional Ideals but Should Have Less Power

The president and members of Congress swear an oath to support, preserve and defend the Constitution of the United States. According to the inaugural findings from the George Washington University Battleground Poll’s National Political Confidence Index (NCPI), they are largely up to the task.

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Improved Risk Identification Will Aid Fertility Preservation in Young Male Cancer Patients

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A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in September 17 edition of the journal Lancet Oncology.

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Treating Insomnia in Elderly Reduces Inflammation, Lowers Risk for Chronic Diseases

Insomnia can cause chronic inflammation, which can lead to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and more. This study finds that curing the insomnia reduces the inflammation and hopefully reduces disease. It also found the best way to cure lack of sleep is through the use of a common psychotherapy treatment—cognitive behavioral therapy.

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