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Healthcare Leaders Recommend Restructuring Health Care System to Better Serve Needs of U.S. Throughout 21st Century

To keep up with the evolving needs of our nation’s health and health care system, a series of papers published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Sept. 26 recommends restructuring the U.S. health care system in ways that...
26-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Protect Mice From Gamma Radiation with Deinococcus Elixir

They call it "Conan the Bacterium," and now it may be used to help save lives in the event of a nuclear disaster or terrorist attack. Researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences have discovered a potent manganese...
11-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DoD’s Deployment Psychology Center Celebrates 10th Year

More than 40,000 behavioral health providers across the country have been trained in aspects of military psychology by experts at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) over the past decade to help address chronic pain, depression, substance...
10-Aug-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Black Surgical Patients Benefit in Universally Insured Health System

A new study looking at claims data from more than 630,000 patients found no significant differences in post-operative complications or mortality between African American and White patients, who were treated in a universally insured military health...
9-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Mortality of African American Soldiers, Athletes with Exertional Rhabdomyolysis

A new study published Aug. 4 in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that among African American U.S. Army Soldiers, sickle cell trait is not associated with an increase in mortality, but is associated with a modest increase in the risk of...
4-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Thomas Kirsch to lead National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Thomas Kirsch, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Refugee and Disaster Response, has been selected as the next director of the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) at the Uniformed Services University of the...
28-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Thomas Officially Sworn in as Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences President

Richard W. Thomas, MD, DDS, was officially sworn in as the sixth President of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in a small ceremony on the University campus today.
25-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Regulatory System in Ulcer-Causing Bacteria That Controls Formation of Bacterial Communities

Researchers have discovered a regulatory system in the ulcer- and stomach cancer-causing bacteria, Helicobacter pylori, that can control the formation of biofilm – a “fortress-like” cluster of cells that can become resistant to antibiotics...
18-Jul-2016 1:05 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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