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‘Good Cholesterol’ May Not Always be Good for Postmenopausal Women

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as ‘good cholesterol.’ The findings bring into question the current use of total HDL cholesterol to predict heart disease risk.

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Earlier Intervention for Mitral Valve Disease May Lead to Improved Outcomes

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The number of patients undergoing mitral valve operations are at an all-time high, and new research suggests that many patients don’t undergo surgical intervention until it’s too late to completely reverse damage caused by mitral valve disease.

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NUS Computing launches new executive education centre for leaders and companies to ACE digital transformation

National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing has established a new executive education centre to empower senior business leaders with the knowledge and skills to harness emerging technologies for digital transformation and business competitiveness.

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Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis Deaths Skyrocket in Young Adults

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Federal data shows a 65 percent increase in liver deaths over a seven-year period, according to a study by Michigan Medicine. Alcohol was a major cause but obesity plays a major role in troubling trends in liver mortality.

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Lowering Hospitals’ Medicare Costs Proves Difficult

Washington University in St. Louis

A payment system that provides financial incentives for hospitals that reduce health-care costs for Medicare patients did not lower costs as intended, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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HIV Expert: “Stop Enabling HIV Epidemic, Normalize Testing”

New York Institute of Technology

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Therapy dogs effective in reducing symptoms of ADHD

University of California, Irvine

In a first of its kind randomized trial, researchers from the UCI School of Medicine found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The study’s main outcomes were recently published by the American Psychological Association in the Society of Counseling Psychology’s Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin (HAIB). Additional new findings were presented at the International Society for Anthrozoology 2018 Conference held July 2-5 in Sydney, Australia.

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