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Heart Failure Biomarker Linked to Rare Genetic Tumor-Causing Diseases

Galectin-3, a protein that promotes cancer cell growth and is used as a biomarker for heart failure, has been linked to tumors observed in two rare genetic diseases, according to a study published July 11, 2017, in eLife
11-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Military Kids Use Virtual, Augmented Reality to STEMulate Learning

Donning high-tech virtual and augmented reality simulators, while testing out revolutionary modular prosthetic limbs and interacting with experts in the field of science, technology, engineering, and math, a group of about 23 middle school-aged...
21-Jun-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Genetic Mutations Linked to Eczema

A genetic mutation could be the cause of severe eczema, according to new research published June 19 in Nature Genetics by researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU). Researchers believe these new findings could...
19-Jun-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Army Family Physician, Uniformed Services University Alumnus Among NASA’s New Astronaut Class

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NASA officials announced their newest class of astronaut candidates and Army Maj. (Dr.) Francisco “Frank” Rubio, 41, a Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) graduate is among the select group of trainees.
9-Jun-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What do Military Kids and Pokemon Go Have in Common?

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Approximately 20 middle school-aged children of military service members, will use prosthetic limbs and virtual and augmented (think Pokemon Go) reality to gain a deeper understanding of the healing process of an amputee while learning science,...
30-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Vaccine Strategy Identified for Explosive Emerging Diseases

A ‘designer’ manganese-peptide antioxidant of the world’s toughest bacterium, combined with radiation, have shown to be successful in the development of a vaccine to counter Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus (VEEV), a biothreat agent, and...
30-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First Military Operational and Readiness Precision Medicine Research Conference to Be Held

The first Military Operational and Readiness Precision Medicine Research Conference will be held May 30-31. The meeting is designed to bring researchers, scientists and policymakers together to present the state of the science related to the most...
25-May-2017 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Saving Lives, Improving Readiness: More Than 330 Military Health Care Professionals to Graduate

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More than 330 uniformed professionals and their guests will receive their long-deserved medical, graduate nursing, dental and biomedical science, public health and clinical psychology degrees on May 20 – Armed Forces Day – at the Uniformed...
16-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Resources Available to Aid in Recovery From Community Violence

The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
21-Apr-2009 12:10 PM EDT

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