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Study of Breastfeeding Difficulties Due to Obesity Informs Need for Targeted Interventions for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes

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A study led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Diane Spatz, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, the Helen M. Shearer Term Professor of Nutrition, has found that delayed lactogenesis was more prevalent among women who were obese pre-pregnancy and that excessive gestational weight gain was also associated with a delay in lactogenesis II.

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Brain Imaging Research in Premature Babies to Identify Biomarkers Linked to Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders

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Investigator at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is awarded $1.7 million by the NIH to study the impact of prematurity on brain development. The goal of the study is to develop biomarkers for early detection of risk for cognitive problems and behavioral disorders in premature infants.

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Queen’s Wins Tripartite £4.6 Million Award as Part of Global Project to Tackle Colorectal Cancer

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Queen’s University Belfast has been successful in a £4.6m tripartite grant award to tackle the third most common cancer, colorectal cancer.

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Research Examines Benefits of Palliative Care in Heart Failure Treatment

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC analyzed existing evidence and found that patients living with heart failure receive palliative care significantly less often than patients with other illnesses, despite evidence that such care improves symptom management and quality of life.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Renames The Spine Hospital: The Daniel and Jane Och Spine Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian will hold a dedication ceremony today to celebrate the renaming of The Spine Hospital to the Daniel and Jane Och Spine Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian, in recognition of the visionary $25 million gift by longtime supporters Daniel and Jane Och.

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New Findings Explain How UV Rays Trigger Skin Cancer

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Melanoma, a cancer of skin pigment cells called melanocytes, will strike an estimated 87,110 people in the U.S. in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A fraction of those melanomas come from pre-existing moles, but the majority of them come from sources unknown – until now.

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Columbia Nursing “Building the Future” Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Nursing Excellence

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Marking its 125-year legacy as a leader in nursing education, research, and practice, Columbia Nursing held its “Building the Future” Gala on Tuesday October 17, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. In keeping with its mission and commitment to advancing nursing education and to its students, Columbia Nursing will direct all gala proceeds to support student scholarships.

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Former AACI Board Member Assumes Leadership of National Cancer Institute

Dr. Norman "Ned" Sharpless was officially sworn-in October 17 as head of the National Cancer Institute. He served on the board of directors of the Association of American Cancer Institutes and was director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, an AACI member.

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