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Problems with Bariatric Surgery, Burning Bone Fat, Food Insecurity, and More in the Obesity News Source

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Mind-Controlled Device Helps Stroke Patients Retrain Brains to Move Paralyzed Hands

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Stroke patients who used their minds to open and close a plastic brace fitted over their paralyzed hand gained some control over that hand, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The participants showed significant improvement in grasping objects.

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Health-Tech Startups Thriving One Year After Graduating From Cedars-Sinai Accelerator

One year after graduating from the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator powered by Techstars, several health-tech startups are swiftly expanding their innovations into hospitals and other healthcare settings for the benefit of patients.

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Yikes! It’s Summer!

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Summer can bite. It can burn or itch. It can make you extremely sick…or worse. “Summer is a great time to get outside, but we tend to forget some of the season’s perils and common sense ways to avoid or treat them,” said Dr. Jennifer Caudle.







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