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Vulnerability to Psychosis: How to Detect It

An international research team has demonstrated that an exaggerated emotional brain response to non-threatening information predicts emergence of clinically psychotic symptoms.

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Prenatal, prenatal nutrition, Nutrition and Children, Community programs, Cleveland, Childhood Obesity, Mothers, Pregnancy, Pre-Pregnancy

Can Childhood Obesity be Prevented Before Conception?

A Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and MetroHealth System researcher, along with Cleveland Clinic’s director of metabolic research, have received federal funding to determine if childhood obesity can be prevented before women become pregnant.

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Man with Quadriplegia Employs Injury Bridging Technologies to Move Again—Just by Thinking

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Bill Kochevar, who was paralyzed below his shoulders in a bicycling accident, is believed to be the first person with quadriplegia in the world to have arm and hand movements restored with the help of two temporarily implanted technologies.

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Researchers Find Knee Replacement Surgery May Have Minimal Effect on Quality of Life and Unattractive Economic Outcomes

Knee replacement surgery for patients with osteoarthritis, as currently used, provides minimal improvements in quality of life and is economically unattractive, according to a study led by Mount Sinai researchers and published today in the BMJ. However, if the procedure was only offered to patients with more severe symptoms, its effectiveness would rise, and its use would become economically more attractive as well, the researchers said.

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Pediatric, Neonatal, Neonatology, neonatal care, neonatal complications, Antenatal Corticosteroids, NICU, preterm babies, Preterm Birth, Preterm Births, Preterm Delivery, Preterm Infant, Preterm Infant Research, Preterm Infants, High Risk Pregnancy, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Premature Baby, Premature Babies, Premature Birth, Premature Births, Gestation

Preterm Babies Born at 23 Weeks’ or Longer Gestation Benefit From Mom’s Receiving Steroids Prior to Delivery

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Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.

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Music Therapy Reduces Pain in Spine Surgery Patients

Music therapy has been found to decrease pain in patients recovering from spine surgery, compared to a control group of patients who received standard postoperative care alone.

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David Livingston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Cancer, Award

David Livingston, MD, of Dana-Farber, Wins Major Cancer Research Award

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David M. Livingston, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has won a major award for discoveries in cancer research from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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Judy Garber, Cancer, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Award for best article, Clinical Research Achievement Award

Judy Garber, MD, MPH, of Dana-Farber, Wins AACR Award for Outstanding Clinical Research Achievement

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Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has been honored by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) for outstanding achievement in clinical cancer research.

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Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn Employees’ Courage, Quick Action Protects Others From Harm

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Courageous, quick action by Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn employees protected others from harm when a man entered the hospital on March 8 and set himself on fire inside an elevator in the first floor lobby.







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