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First Ever State Sepsis Regulation in U.S. Tied to Lower Death Rates

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Death rates from sepsis fell faster in New York than expected – and faster than in peer states – following the introduction of the nation’s first state-mandated sepsis regulation.

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11-Jul-2019 1:00 PM EDT

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Article ID: 715862

News Release: Women's Stronger Immune Response to Flu Vaccination Diminishes With Age

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Women tend to have a greater immune response to a flu vaccination compared to men, but their advantage largely disappears as they age and their estrogen levels decline, suggests a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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16-Jul-2019 9:40 AM EDT

Article ID: 715828

Rutgers Researcher Collaborates with World Health Organization to More Accurately Describe Mental Health Disorders

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The first-of-its-kind study asked people with mental health disorders to recommend changes to international diagnostic guidelines

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16-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Investigation into fungal infection reveals genetic vulnerability in Hmong

Article ID: 715820

Investigation into fungal infection reveals genetic vulnerability in Hmong

University of Wisconsin-Madison

A new study led by University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers Caitlin Pepperell and Bruce Klein has identified a specific genetic vulnerability among Hmong people that renders them more susceptible to the disease-causing fungus.

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15-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: New UCI-led study uncovers weakness in C. diff toxin
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Article ID: 715796

New UCI-led study uncovers weakness in C. diff toxin

University of California, Irvine

A new study, led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), uncovers the long-sought-after, three-dimensional structure of a toxin primarily responsible for devastating Clostridium difficile infection (CDI).

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12-Jul-2019 8:05 PM EDT
Newswise: 20 Million Children Miss Out on Lifesaving Measles, Diphtheria and Tetanus Vaccines in 2018
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Article ID: 715750

20 Million Children Miss Out on Lifesaving Measles, Diphtheria and Tetanus Vaccines in 2018

World Health Organization (WHO)

New estimates find dangerous stagnation of global vaccination rates, due to conflict, inequality and complacency

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12-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Adults With HIV Who Have Compassionate Care Providers Start and Remain in Treatment Longer

Article ID: 715686

Adults With HIV Who Have Compassionate Care Providers Start and Remain in Treatment Longer

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers researchers find patients who perceive their primary care providers as lacking empathy and not willing to include them in decision making are at risk for abandoning treatment or not seeking treatment at all

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14-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 715701

Rise in early onset colorectal cancer not aligned with screening trends

American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study finds that trends in colonoscopy rates did not fully align with the increase in colorectal cancer (CRC) in younger adults

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12-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715592

Mosquito Surveillance Uncovers New Information About Malaria Transmission in Madagascar

Case Western Reserve University

Riley Tedrow, PhD, a medical entomologist at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has uncovered new findings about malaria transmission in Madagascar. In a recent study published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, he also describes real-world application of an effective mosquito surveillance strategy using low cost traps and a recently reported tool that simultaneously tests each mosquito for its species, what it fed on, and the presence of malaria parasites.

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11-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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