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Penn Medicine’s Innovation Accelerator Program Announces Support for Four New Projects for Improving Health Care

Penn Medicine’s Innovation Accelerator Program, now in its fifth year, has announced funding for four new projects aimed at addressing disparities to improve health care delivery and patient outcomes.

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Roy Jensen, MD, Named KC Chamber's 'Kansas Citian of the Year'

“Roy Jensen, through his leadership and collaboration, has brought NCI (National Cancer Institute) designation to our town

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Mayo Clinic Launches Online Course for Pilots Participating in FAA Basicmed

Starting today, private and recreational pilots across the country can access the new online Mayo Clinic BasicMed Course, a free education program for pilots pursuing medical qualification through FAA BasicMed.

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Canola Oil Linked to Worsened Memory and Learning Ability in Alzheimer's Disease, Temple Researchers Report

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Canola oil is one of the most widely consumed vegetable oils in the world, yet surprisingly little is known about its effects on health.

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Many Women Report Not Feeling Completely Informed about Breast Cancer Treatment Options, but Web-Based Tool Could Help

Results from two separate studies in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons showed a decision aid tool may help mitigate the sense of urgency patients feel about making treatment decisions.

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After Searching 12 Years for Bipolar Disorder’s Cause, Team Concludes It Has Many

Nearly 6 million Americans have bipolar disorder, and most have probably wondered why. After more than a decade of studying over 1,100 of them in-depth, a team of scientists has an answer – or rather, seven answers.

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A Gold-Standard Cancer Treatment Is in Decline, and Money May Be Why.

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Researchers have determined that offering brachytherapy for cervical cancer ends up costing hospitals money. That can leave hospitals -- and their patients -- in the lurch.

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Results of Clinical Testing in Retinitis Pigmentosa

In a phase 1/2a study jCyte's investigational therapy, jCell, showed a good safety profile and indications of potential benefit for patients with retinitis pigmentosa







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