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Experts Available: UN Climate Negotiations in Lima, Peru

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Arizona State University experts in global climate policy, international environmental law and climate science will participate in UNFCCC international climate negotiations.

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World AIDS Day, December 1: McGill/MUHC Experts

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Some Mosquitoes Better at Carrying Malaria Than Others

Of about 450 different species of mosquitoes in the Anopheles genus, only about 60 can transmit the Plasmodium malaria parasite that is harmful to people. The team chose 16 mosquito species that are currently found in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America, but evolved from the same ancestor approximately 100 million years ago.

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Fragile X Study Offers Hope of New Autism Treatment

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People affected by a common inherited form of autism could be helped by a drug that is being tested as a treatment for cancer, according to researchers from the University of Edinburgh and McGill University.

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The Artificial Pancreas Shown to Improve the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

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The world’s first clinical trial comparing three alternative treatments for type 1 diabetes was conducted in Montréal by researchers at the IRCM and the University of Montreal. The external artificial pancreas improves glucose control and reduces the risk of hypoglycemia compared to conventional diabetes treatment.

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Why Do So Many Seniors with Memory Loss & Dementia Never Get Tested?

Despite clear signs that their memory and thinking abilities have gone downhill, more than half of seniors with these symptoms haven’t seen a doctor about them, a new study finds.

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Study: Most People with Dementia Never Have Screening

The majority of people with dementia have never seen a doctor about their memory and thinking problems, according to a new study published in the November 26, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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International Environmental Law Expert from ASU Available to Discuss UN Climate Negotiations

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Trial Shows New Imaging System May Cut X-Ray Exposure for Liver Cancer Patients

Johns Hopkins researchers report that their test of an interventional X-ray guidance device approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013 has the potential to reduce the radiation exposure of patients undergoing intra-arterial therapy (IAT) for liver cancer.

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Rush Health Adds Riverside Medical Center to Network

Rush Health has expanded its network with the addition of Riverside Medical Center, which joined Rush Health at the beginning of September. Rush Health is a clinically integrated network of hospitals, physicians and other clinicians. Riverside Medical Center is a 325-bed hospital based in Kankakee that employs approximately 57 doctors and 35 non-physician clinicians, who also have joined Rush Health.

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