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Hip Replacement, Hip Replacement Surgery, Orthopaedic, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, hip preservation, cartilage damage, Surgery

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ProMedica Toledo Hospital First in Country to Perform Commercial Implant of the Avalus™ Surgical Aortic Valve

Toledo heart surgeon is first in the U.S. to perform new heart valve replacement surgery. Heart valve disease affects about five million Americans each year.

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Texas Tech Awarded McNair Postbaccalaureate Grant

Texas Tech University has been named a recipient of a five-year, $1,161,325 grant from the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, one of eight educational opportunity programs within the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal TRIO Programs. The grant, named after the NASA astronaut killed in the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy, is awarded to higher education institutions through a competitive process and will be administered at Texas Tech by the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DDEI).

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Will the FCC's Reversal of Net Neutrality Affect Your Internet Speed? Not So Fast

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 on Dec. 14 to overturn the net neutrality rule that was put in place in 2015 by the then-FCC. What does it mean for different stakeholders, including consumers, companies and communities?

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Bending a New Tool for Low Power Computing

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Theory predicts that bending a film will control spin direction and create a spin current for next-generation electronics.

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Study Prompts New Ideas on Cancers’ Origins

Cancer therapies often target cells that grow and divide rapidly, such as stem cells, but in studying how stomach cancers occur, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that even when the stomach isn't able to make stem cells, other cells in the stomach can begin to divide and contribute to precancerous lesions.

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Penn State Health and Highmark Health Join Forces to Create a High-Value, Community-Based Health Care Network for Members and Patients

Two of Pennsylvania’s health care leaders come together to invest $1 billion in the future of health care in central Pennsylvania

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