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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Asks Congress to Fully Fund Vital Food, Nutrition and Health Programs and Services

The Administration’s proposed budget for 2018 contains funding cuts to nutrition assistance programs, food and nutrition research and health care infrastructure that provide a safety net for our country’s most vulnerable populations and the evidence base to support good nutritional health. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks Congress to fully fund these vital food, nutrition, and health programs and services.

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Mount Sinai Develops Imaging Research Warehouse

Volumes of Unique Data will Revolutionize Clinical Care and Translational Research

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New Methodological Approaches to Assess Value of Immuno-Oncology Therapies

ISPOR hosted a morning session at its 22nd Annual International Meeting in Boston, MA, USA that examined cost-effectiveness models for innovative oncology treatments.

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Vets4Warriors Recognized by Department of Defense for Its Support of Military Employees

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Vets4Warriors, operated by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, receives prestigious Pro Patria Award

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Developing and Paying for Gene Therapies: How to Measure Value?

ISPOR hosted a session this morning at its 22nd Annual International Meeting in Boston, MA, USA that examined the issue of developing and paying for gene therapies.

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NUS Researchers Create Palm-Size Device for Quick, Effective Treatment of Common Hearing Disorder

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Researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed a novel handheld device, known as CLiKX, for the treatment of a condition called Otitis Media with Effusion, or ‘glue ear’, which is the leading cause of hearing loss and visits to the doctors among children worldwide.

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New Officers Begin Terms at American Physiological Society

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The American Physiological Society (APS) is pleased to announce its new leadership: President Elect Jeff M. Sands, MD, and Councilors Charles H. Lang, PhD; Merry L. Lindsey, PhD; and Ronald M. Lynch, PhD. The new officers were elected by the APS membership and took office last month at the Experimental Biology meeting in Chicago.

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World Thyroid Day Recognized Globally

World Thyroid Day Recognized Globally- May 25, 2017

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Change at Work Linked to Employee Stress, Distrust and Intent to Quit, New Survey Finds

At a time of change and uncertainty across the country, American adults who have been affected by change at work are more likely to report chronic work stress, less likely to trust their employer and more likely to say they plan to leave the organization within the next year compared with those who haven’t been affected by organizational change, according to a survey released by the American Psychological Association.

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In-Hospital COPD Mortality Shows Large Drop from 2005-2014

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While the number of hospitalizations for COPD in the United States fluctuated within a narrow range between 2005 and 2014, in-hospital deaths decreased substantially during that same time, according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference.







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