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Providence Medical Technology Receives New FDA 510(K) Clearances and Bolsters Executive Management Team

/PRNewswire/ -- Providence Medical Technology, Inc., an innovator in tissue-sparing, cervical-fusion technology, announced the addition of two industry veterans to the commercial leadership team. Scott Lynch has joined the company to lead Global Marketing, and Michael Scott is assuming International leadership. Together, Mr. Lynch and Mr. Scott have over 40 years of relevant industry experience.

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Grant Builds Bridge Between Humanities and Engineering at Missouri S&T

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Missouri S&T’s humanities departments – history and political science; English and technical communication; and arts, languages, and philosophy – have received a $100,000 Humanities Connections grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop a series of four courses related to Latin American studies.

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Electronic Health Records Improve Weekend Surgery Outcomes

Electronic health record systems significantly improve outcomes for patients who undergo surgeries on weekends, according to a Loyola Medicine study published in JAMA Surgery.

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Transgender Youth Face Major Barriers to Fertility Preservation

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Few transgender adolescents opted to pursue fertility preservation, according to a report from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. While all patients were counseled about available options for fertility preservation prior to initiating hormones for medical transition, only 12 percent chose to see a fertility specialist and less than 5 percent completed fertility preservation procedures.

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Making America’s Power Grid Much, Much Smarter

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A new, open-source software platform has been designed to support applications required to create a smart power grid and protect it from dangers ranging from terrorists to falling tree limbs.

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More Access to Opioid Treatment Programs Needed in Southeast, Says Study

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Large portions of the Southeast don’t have enough opioid treatment programs to match their high rates of opioid use disorder.

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Journal: Researchers Can Track Hazardous Chemicals From Fast-Food Wrappers in the Body

Just one month after major research findings showed dangerous PFAS present in more than one-third of fast food packaging tested, UAB and Notre Dame created a new technique to track PFASs in the body.

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Warped Reality: Virtual Trip to Hyperbolic Space

Physicist and mathematician-artists create multi-colored virtual reality experience of hyperbolic geometry

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Immunologic Changes Point to Potential for Clinical Investigation of Combination Immunotherapy for Deadly Kidney Cancer

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Immunologic changes observed in an early study of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (MRCC) raised the possibility for a larger clinical study of combination immunotherapy, according to findings reported by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Build Your Playbook for Sustained Practice Success at RLI Summit

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Radiologists will gain the knowledge to design and execute their own playbook for sustained practice growth and success at the Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) Summit.







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