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New Guidelines Point the Way Toward More Effectively Addressing Hypertension in Kids, Teens

The first new national guidelines since 2004 on identifying and treating high blood pressure in children and adolescents (aged 3-18 years old) have been published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which convened a panel of experts to...
23-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

So-Called “Bright Girl Effect” Does Not Last Into Adulthood, Study Finds

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The notion that young females limit their own progress based on what they believe about their intelligence—called the “bright girl effect”—does not persist into adulthood, according to new research from Case Western Reserve University.
23-Aug-2017 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Multicolor MRIs Could Aid Disease Detection

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have developed a method that could make magnetic resonance imaging—MRI—multicolor. Current MRI techniques rely on a single contrast agent injected into a patient’s veins to...
16-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Western Reserve University Researchers Develop Therapeutic to Enhance Tissue Repair and Regeneration

Rodeo Therapeutics, a new drug development company created by two highly regarded Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers, has raised $5.9 million to develop small-molecule drugs that promote the body’s repair of diseased or...
7-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MRI Contrast Agents Accumulate in the Brain

The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has provided new guidance in the use of contrast agents during MRI scans. Emerging research suggests gadolinium-based contrast agents, injected in a patient’s veins to brighten...
7-Aug-2017 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Missing Signals Lead to Diabetic Nerve Injury

Cytokines might be the key to repairing diabetic nerve damage. Diabetes devastates nerve cells, which can lead to poor circulation, muscle weakness, blindness, and other side effects. The study showed diabetic mice can’t repair nerve cells after...
1-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exercise Incentives Do Little to Spur Gym-Going, Study Shows

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Even among people who had just joined a gym and expected to visit regularly, getting paid to exercise did little to make their commitment stick, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University.
31-Jul-2017 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Faculty Receives Funding for Pediatric Cancer Research

Alex Huang has been awarded a $150,000 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Innovation Award.
27-Jul-2017 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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