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Scripps Translational Science Institute, Nature Research Launch Open-Access Digital Medicine Journal

Researchers from the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have launched an open-access, peer-reviewed online journal—npj Digital Medicine.

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Pelvic Pain, Painful Sex, Infertility, and Constipation!

In the February 2018 issue of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, researchers from Denmark discuss their findings involving women with endometriosis who are not responding to hormonal treatment. If hormonal treatments are unsuccessful, surgery is often recommended. However, there has been controversy as to which type of surgery is best. Endometriosis experts from Denmark share the results of a large study of women who underwent laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis not responding to hormonal treatment.

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Analysis Shows Lack of Evidence That Wearable Biosensors Improve Patient Outcomes

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Wearable biosensors have grown increasingly popular as many people use them in wristbands or watches to count steps or track sleep. But there is not enough proof that these devices are improving patient outcomes such as weight or blood pressure, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai investigators published in the new Nature Partner Journal, npj Digital Medicine.

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EMS SimulationIQ and Simulaids ALEX Integration Debuting at IMSH

EMS announces strategic partnership with Simulaids, and integration with their new Patient Communication Simulator, ALEX. Designed to see, listen and talk, ALEX is built for the age of artificial intelligence. Combined with SIMULATIONiQ, the powerful learning management system from EMS, the partners bring an unmatched ability to analyze and evaluate medical clinical decision making performance.

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UCLA School of Dentistry Receives $1.5 Million for Community-Based Education

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The UCLA School of Dentistry has received a $1.5 million grant from the state’s largest dental benefits provider, Delta Dental of California, to support launching a community-based clinical education program. The award, which will support UCLA student dentists to care for some of the most vulnerable patients in California, is the largest that Delta Dental has ever given a dental school.

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Can Early Symptoms Predict Bipolar Disorder? Evidence Shows Differing Patterns of Risk Factors

Two patterns of antecedent or "prodromal" psychiatric symptoms may help to identify young persons at increased risk of developing bipolar disorder (BD), according to a new analysis in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Early Testing for Influenza Symptoms Critical This Flu Season

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Researchers Offer New Model for Uncovering True HIV Mortality Rates in Zambia

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A new study that seeks to better ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches, and ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies.

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Kellogg Raises a Record $75 Million in Fiscal Year 2017

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The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University raised $75 million in the fiscal year 2017, setting a fundraising record for Kellogg, thanks in part to Larry W. ’92 and Beth Gies, who donated $15 million.







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