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BPA Harms Dental Enamel in Young Animals, Mimicking Human Tooth Defect

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A tooth enamel abnormality in children, molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH), may result from exposure to the industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA), authors of a new study conclude after finding similar damage to the dental enamel of rats that received BPA. The study results will be presented Friday at the Endocrine Society’s 97th annual meeting in San Diego.

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American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association’s Statement on FDA’s Approval of First U.S. Biosimilar Drug

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The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), a national nonprofit health organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autoimmune diseases, today released a statement concerning the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of filgrastim, the first biosimilar product approved in the United States.

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Pre-Game Jitters: Research Suggests Student Athletes and Parents Both Contribute to Anxious Feelings Before Competition

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New research suggests a student athlete’s anxiety levels before competition are determined not only by their own expectations for their performance, but their parents' expectations as well.

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$3 Million Gift To Put UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce at the Top of Business Schools for New Curriculum and Specialization

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A $3 Million gift to The University of Alabama positions the Culverhouse College of Commerce to become the first business school in the nation to offer a value investing specialization at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

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Legal Scholar: Unions Must Adapt to Survive

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With the “Right to Work” movement growing in Wisconsin and other states, a majority of states may soon bar employees and unions from negotiating agreements that require non-members to contribute to the costs of representing them. For unions to survive and thrive, at least two significant changes are necessary, argues Marion Crain, JD, vice provost and the Wiley B. Rutledge Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis.

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CPRIT Awards Faculty $11.5 Million for Recruitment and Research in Brain and Bone Cancer, Biology, and Immunotherapy

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The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers more than $7.5 million in research grants

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"Bad" Fat Can Be Reformed with New Drug Target

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Scientists say they know how white adipose cells -- often called "bad fat" -- can be converted into "good," brown adipose in mice using little more than a synthetic stand-in for thyroid hormone.

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MSMR Analysis Examines TBI and PTSD Diagnoses among Service Members from Active War Service and Increased Detection Capabilities

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SILVER SPRING, MD, March 9, 2015 – If Department of Defense expansion of military programs and resources for diagnoses and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) continues, incidence rates for both diseases in the post-war period will be much higher than in the pre-war period, according to a newly released health surveillance report.