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Patient Race and Gender Together Are Important in Predicting Heart Attack Symptoms in the Emergency Department

Researchers at the George Washington University published research finding that certain symptoms are more and less predictive of patients’ risk for acute coronary syndrome, which includes heart attack, in patients of different gender and race.
23-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Medicaid Family Planning Proposal Threatens Women’s Access to Preventive Care

A Texas 1115 Medicaid family planning demonstration proposal that would tie coverage to an exclusion of Planned Parenthood would severely constrain access for covered women, thereby defeating, rather than advancing, Medicaid’s core objectives.
22-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Health Centers Lower Cost of Children's Care by 35 Percent

Safety net clinics offer high-quality, comprehensive care at a significant savings compared to doctor offices and other providers
20-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Redstone Center Initiative Draws $1.6 Million to Build Child, Community Resilience

The Milken Institute SPH at George Washington University today announced that the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness recently received an $800,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation for its Building Community Resilience (BCR)...
15-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Cancer Center Opens Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic

The George Washington University Cancer Center opened a Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic, which will support patients through side effects of cancer treatment such as hair loss. This clinic is the only one of its kind in the Washington, D.C....
15-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Cancer Center Researchers Look at Resistance to Targeted Therapy in Mantle Cell Lymphoma

A team of cancer researchers at the George Washington University Cancer Center published research looking at the underlying mechanisms of resistance to the drug, Ibrutinib, which is used to treat patients with mantle cell lymphoma.
14-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GW Receives $3 Million Grant to Test Hookworm Vaccine Efficacy in Phase II Clinical Trial

GW Researchers received a $3 million U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to test the efficacy of a candidate recombinant hookworm vaccine, the next step in their goal to fight hookworm.
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Centenarians Have Lower Incidence of Chronic Illness, Contributing to Longer Health Span

GW researchers studied the life and health span of a group of centenarian World War II veterans at the VA medical center in Washington, D.C.
7-Jun-2017 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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