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Article ID: 696151

Recent Clinical Trial Finds Tamsulosin Not Effective in Kidney Stone Passage

George Washington University

Research published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that tamsulosin does not significantly effect patient-reported passage or capture of kidney stones.

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14-Jun-2018 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696008

Milken Institute School of Public Health Receives $3 Million Grant to Study Impacts of Limiting Antimicrobial Drug Use in Livestock

George Washington University

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) today announced it has received a $3.1 million (£2.74 million) grant from the Wellcome Trust to study the impacts of California’s new legislation limiting the use of antimicrobial drugs given to livestock raised in the state. Wellcome awarded the grant to Lance Price, PhD, a professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and the director of the school’s Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC). This grant builds upon a pilot study funded by Wellcome in 2017.

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13-Jun-2018 12:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695964

Bainum Family Foundation Announces Partners for School-Based Mental Health Initiative

George Washington University

As part of its $4.1 million commitment to expand school-based mental health in the District of Columbia — a commitment that aims to add 2,000 wrap-around support seats in Wards 7 and 8 by 2020 to increase students’ social-emotional well-being — the Bainum Family Foundation today announced the four partner schools that will participate in its new Community of Practice.

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12-Jun-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695380

‘Why Not Take A Risk’ Attitude Widespread Among Patients and Providers, GW Study Finds

George Washington University

A new study led by David Broniatowski, an assistant professor in the George Washington University’s department of engineering management and systems engineering, finds the “Why not take a risk?” mentality is widespread among patients and medical care providers.

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31-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695195

Caseload Volume in Gynecologic Surgery Important Consideration for Women

George Washington University

Experts at the GW, led by Gaby Moawad, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, outlined some of the concerns and proposed solutions for choosing a surgeon in an article recently published in the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

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29-May-2018 10:40 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694996

Distinguished Global Health Leader Joins the George Washington University

George Washington University

The Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University today announced that Adnan A. Hyder, MD, MPH, PhD, will join the school on August 15 as the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Global Health.

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Article ID: 693976

Milken Institute School of Public Health Names 2018 Geiger Gibson Program Distinguished Visitor

George Washington University

Now in its 15th year, the Geiger Gibson Distinguished Visitor Program honors individuals whose life long contributions to community health centers and medically underserved communities have transformed the fields of public health policy and practice.

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3-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693812

Researchers to Present New Results of Landmark Study on Nurses in the Public Eye

George Washington University

Researchers will present findings from new research on the representation of nurses in the media, replicating the 21-year-old Woodhull Study on Nurses and the Media, at a press conference at the National Press Club.

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1-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693616

New Study Addresses the Role of Health in Climate Lawsuits

George Washington University

A new analysis investigates the role of health concerns in climate litigation since 1990 and finds that although health is cited in a minority of cases, it may have critical potential for protecting communities from the effects of climate change and coal fired power plants.

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26-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692792

GW Cancer Center Participates in the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2018

George Washington University

Researchers from the GW Cancer Center will participate and present posters at the AACR Annual Meeting held April 14-18.

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13-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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