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Breast Cancer Patients Largely Find Radiation Therapy Experience Better Than Expected

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A new survey finds breast cancer patients’ actual radiation therapy experiences largely exceeded their expectations.

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The Rat Race Is Over: New Livestock Model for Stroke Could Speed Discovery

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Researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed the first U.S. pig model for stroke treatments.

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Rabies Prevention Is a Matter of Education, Vaccination

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Rudolph L. Leibel, MD to Keynote at ObesityWeek 2017

Stem Cell-derived Hypothalamic Neurons in the Elucidation of the Pathogenesis of Human Obesity: A New Frontier

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Study: Seniors Benefit From Depression Treatment as Much as Younger Patients Do

A new Cedars-Sinai study reveals that older adults being treated for depression experience comparable improvements in quality of life and functioning as do younger adults treated for the same condition.

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Electronic Triage Tool Improves Patient Care in Emergency Departments

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When a patient arrives in any emergency department, one of the first steps in their care process is triage, an opportunity for a care team member to identify critically ill patients and assign priority treatment levels.

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Thinking ‘Out-of-the-box’ May Build a Better Brain and Prevent Dementia

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With disease-modifying treatment trials for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) currently unsuccessful and only medications to treat symptoms available, what now? A leading neuroscientist has developed the “Dementia Prevention Initiative,” which abandons generalized ways to research and treat AD. His secret weapon: a novel “N-of-1 design” that tailors medicine down to a single patient. Instead of conducting a conventional trial of 100 people all getting the same treatment, he has switched it around and is conducting 100 single personalized trials.

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