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The Environmental Injustice of Beauty

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Commentary calls for policies to protect women, especially minority women, from exposure to toxic chemicals in beauty products
10-Aug-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Extreme Heat Linked to Climate Change May Adversely Affect Pregnancy

A systematic review links extreme heat exposure to changes in gestation length, birth weight, stillbirth and neonatal stress
8-Aug-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research on Nitric Oxide-Releasing Nanoparticles Reveals Promising Skin Infection Treatment

A research team led by Adam Friedman, MD, associate professor of dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has found that topically applied nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles are a viable treatment for deep fungal infections of...
31-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Proposals to End Medicaid Expansions Threaten Support to Address the Opioid Crisis

A new analysis by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University concludes that Medicaid expansions are helping states cope with the rising toll taken by the opioid crisis.
27-Jul-2017 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Points to Penile Microbiome as a Risk Factor for HIV in Men

Uncircumcised men with high levels of anaerobic penile bacteria at higher risk for HIV
19-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Cancer Center Receives $100,000 From Avon Foundation for Patient Navigator

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity, accepted a check from the Avon Foundation at the annual walk in Washington, D.C. The money will fund a patient navigator who will provide...
19-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Young Adult Obesity: A Neglected, Yet Essential Focus to Reverse the Obesity Epidemic

The overall burden of the U.S. obesity epidemic continues to require new thinking. Prevention of obesity in young adults, says William Dietz, MD, PhD, Chair of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at the Milken Institute...
13-Jul-2017 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

T-cells Lacking HDAC11 Enzyme Perform More Effectively in Destroying Cancer Cells

A team of researchers at the GW Cancer Center has identified a role for the HDAC11 enzyme in the regulation of T-cell function. The team found that HDAC11 should be treated as an immunotherapeutic target.
17-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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