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GW Study Finds 33 Percent of Seafood Sold in Six DC Eateries Mislabeled

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Scientists at the George Washington University used a powerful genetic technique to test seafood dinners sold in six District restaurants and found 33 percent had been mislabeled.
19-Apr-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Defective HIV Proviruses Reduce Effective Immune System Response, Interfere with HIV Cure

A new study finds defective HIV proviruses, long thought to be harmless, produce viral proteins and distract the immune system from killing intact proviruses needed to reduce the HIV reservoir and cure HIV. The study was published by researchers at...
19-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Report Forecasts Major Shortfall in Community Health Center Revenues if Congress Repeals Medicaid Expansion, Reduces Marketplace Subsidies and Fails to Renew Health Centers Fund

A new report estimates that community health centers would face a $48 billion shortfall in total revenues between 2018 and 2022 if Congress moves to repeal some key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and separately fails to renew the Health...
18-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Uncovers Potential New Treatment to Treat and Stop Progression of Cystic Fibrosis

Researchers published in Nature Medicine from the George Washington University, the University of Perugia, and the University of Rome have discovered a potential new drug to treat and stop the progression of cystic fibrosis. Thymosin α1 is a novel...
6-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Affordable Care Act—What Comes Next?

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University (GW) will hold a public forum on April 4 that will focus on the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the recent failed move to repeal it
29-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Media and Professionalism Course Influences Online Behavior in First-Year Medical Students

Researchers at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences found a majority of first-year medical students changed their online behavior after participating in a social media and professionalism course, with results...
27-Mar-2017 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Media Advisory: GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences to Hold Match Day Ceremony on Fri., March 17

Fourth-year medical students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will gather with family, friends, alumni, and faculty for a Match Day ceremony on Friday, March 17.
16-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Health Workforce Institute Unveils Report on the U.S. Health Workforce

Rapid changes in the health care environment will lead to job growth, flexible health workforce and strategies to boost quality of care.
16-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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