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Cause and Effect of Salmonella

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Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Heart, Ut Southwestern, Molecular Biology

Risk Factors for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Identified

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A new study from UT Southwestern suggests that more people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy could live longer by identifying and more aggressively treating patients with certain risk factors.

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Choosing Wisely , Value Based Care, unnecessary care, physician practice

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Vaccine, Pneumonia, pneumococcal disease, Meningitis, Sepsis, Africa, Bacteria, Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Prevnar, Immunization, Pneumovax 23, Superbug, Antimicrobial, Antiviral

The End of Pneumonia? New Vaccine Offers Hope.

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A new vaccine under development provoked an immune response to 72 forms of the bacteria that’s responsible for pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis. That’s up from the 23 forms of bacteria covered by current immunizations. The new vaccine, which represents the “most comprehensive” coverage of pneumococcal disease to date, could greatly reduce the number of deaths from the disease.

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Autumn: Time to Fall into Activity

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Numerous studies show that the more we sit and the less we move, the sicker we are. On the flip side, there are many studies that show that any amount of exercise is better than none, and that moving is associated with better health.

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Public Health, Environment, Ecology, Pollution, Toxicology, Cancer, Carcinogens, glyphosate, weed killer, Metabolism, Nutrition

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Hydrogel, Organoids, human intestinal organoids, Crohn's Disease, Matrix, Extracellular Matrix

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Transplant, Liver, Liver Transplant, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Vanderbilt’s Liver Transplant Program Reaches New Milestone

This month, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) performed its 2,000th liver transplant, another milestone for one of the largest liver transplant programs in the Southeast.

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Hackensack Meridian Health's Jose Lozano, Chief of Staff and Vice-President, Named to Modern Healthcare's UP and Comers 2017

Jose Lozano is one of just 15 rising stars in the nation to receive the honor.

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Youth Enjoy Science (YES) Grant Brings Diversity to Cancer Research

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, in partnership with the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, was awarded a five-year grant, totaling $2.5 million to engage underrepresented minorities in Cleveland-area schools in cancer research.







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