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New Sports Medicine Chief Catherine Robertson Personalizes Athlete Care at UC San Diego Health

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Catherine M. Robertson, MD, has been named chief of Sports Medicine at UC San Diego Health. Robertson, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating injuries of the shoulder, knee and hip, will further enhance UC San Diego Health’s reputation for customizing innovative, evidenced-based care for all athletes — from the weekend warrior to elite, professional and Olympic athletes.

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Finally, Data About Alternative Medicine and Cancer

According to Altmetric, which tracks the distribution and discussion of research papers online, a July article by several Yale physicians is the most-discussed paper ever published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). The title of this blockbuster: “Use of Alternative Medicine for Cancer and Its Impact on Survival.”

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109 Healthcare Groups Urge Congress to Immediately Reverse CMS Policy Linking Physician Payment Adjustments to Part B Drug Costs

More than 100 of the nation’s leading patient and provider organizations – including the American College of Rheumatology – are urging Congressional leaders to immediately reverse a new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) policy that will create enormous financial uncertainty for specialty providers and jeopardize patient access to vital Part B drug therapies.

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Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Announces 2018 Grant Funding to 10 Physician-Scientists

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Announcement of the 2018 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award recipients by the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio.

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CRF Invites the NYC Community to Attend Free Seminar on the Link Between Diabetes and Heart Disease During American Heart Month

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The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will hold a free seminar, “The Link Between Diabetes & Your Heart,” on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in New York City. The seminar, part of a series of Mini-Med School seminars conducted by the CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative, will focus on providing attendees a deeper understanding of diabetes and its connection with cardiovascular disease.

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Single Blood Test Screens for Eight Cancer Types

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Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the cancer.

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Overweight Female Kidney Donors May Be at Risk for Preeclampsia

Female kidney donors who are overweight may be at a greater risk for preeclampsia during pregnancy than those with normal body weight, according to a new study. The increased risk is due to a reduction in a type of kidney function called renal functional reserve (RFR).

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Can Mice Really Mirror Humans When It Comes to Cancer?

A new Michigan State University study is helping to answer a pressing question among scientists of just how close mice are to people when it comes to researching cancer.

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Flu Vaccine Could Get a Much-Needed Boost

More than 700,000 Americans were hospitalized due to illnesses associated with the seasonal flu during the 2014–15 flu season, according to federal estimates. A radical new approach to vaccine development at UCLA may help lower that figure for future flu seasons.







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