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Article ID: 714672

Psoriasis Patients Turn to Alternative Medicine When Traditional Treatments Fail

George Washington University

A recent survey from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found patients with psoriasis frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms when traditional treatments fail.

Released:
20-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712509

The George Washington University Launches Nutrition Concentration for Integrative Medicine Program

George Washington University

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a nutrition concentration for students enrolled in the Master of Science in Health Sciences in Integrative Medicine

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7-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711211

One-Third of Cancer Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine

UT Southwestern Medical Center

A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements.

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11-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Research Alert: One-Third of Cancer Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine
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Article ID: 711116

Research Alert: One-Third of Cancer Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine

UT Southwestern Medical Center

One third of people who have a cancer diagnosis report using complementary and alternative medicine such as yoga, meditation, acupuncture and alternative medicine.

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10-Apr-2019 4:25 PM EDT
Newswise: Analyzing a Facebook-Fueled Anti-Vaccination Attack: ‘It’s Not All About Autism’
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    21-Mar-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709710

Analyzing a Facebook-Fueled Anti-Vaccination Attack: ‘It’s Not All About Autism’

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Social media has given those espousing anti-vaccination sentiments an effective medium to spread their message. An analysis of a viral Facebook campaign against a pediatric practice reveals that anti-vaccination arguments center around four distinct themes that can appeal to diverse audiences.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 8:30 AM EDT
Newswise: Mock hospital allows UAH's nursing students to practice rescuing “patients” under pressure

Article ID: 708509

Mock hospital allows UAH's nursing students to practice rescuing “patients” under pressure

University of Alabama Huntsville

The Leadership and Management in Nursing course, offered by UAH’s College of Nursing, includes a "mock hospital" experience that allows faculty members to assess the students’ clinical skills and critical thinking abilities prior to launching them into their preceptorship.

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21-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
Newswise: Roswell Park Presentations at TCT 2019 Focus on Tools for Predicting Patient Outcomes

Article ID: 708506

Roswell Park Presentations at TCT 2019 Focus on Tools for Predicting Patient Outcomes

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Several Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center experts were invited to highlight research and best practices during the TCT/Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Meetings now underway in Houston, Texas.

Released:
21-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
Newswise: Leadership in Biomedical Engineering

Article ID: 708484

Leadership in Biomedical Engineering

University of Delaware

Dawn Elliott, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware, is being recognized as the inaugural recipient of the Orthopaedic Research Society’s Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award.

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21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
Newswise: Ron Vale Named Next Executive Director of Janelia Research Campus and HHMI Vice President

Article ID: 708490

Ron Vale Named Next Executive Director of Janelia Research Campus and HHMI Vice President

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Vale, an HHMI investigator at the University of California, San Francisco, will serve as the second executive director of the Ashburn, Virginia-based biomedical research center.

Released:
21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
Newswise: Building a better part for your heart

Article ID: 708496

Building a better part for your heart

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Bioengineers are designing aortic heart valve replacements made of polymers rather than animal tissues. The goal is to optimize valve performance and enable increased use of a minimally-invasive method for valve replacement over the current practice of open heart surgery.

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21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

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