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Article ID: 703879

Dermatologists Urge Consumers to Treat Acne Early

American Academy of Dermatology

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. However, despite its prevalence, accurate information about acne can be scarce. Many teenagers and young adults believe that they have to let acne run its course instead of treating it, while others turn to do-it-yourself treatments — like applying diaper cream or toothpaste to pimples — without much success. Yet left untreated, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, acne often results in significant physical and psychological problems, such as scarring, poor self-esteem, depression and anxiety.

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13-Nov-2018 9:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703505

Hepatitis C Treatment Can Be Shortened in 50 Percent of Patients, Study Finds

Loyola University Health System

Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90 percent of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to big cost savings. In 50 percent of patients, the standard 12-week treatment regimen could be shortened to as little as six weeks without compromising efficacy.

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6-Nov-2018 6:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 703747

Argonne’s Raj Kettimuthu Named ACM Distinguished Member

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne computer scientist Raj Kettimuthu recently was named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery for his development of tools to analyze and enhance end-to-end data transfer performance.

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9-Nov-2018 4:30 PM EST

Article ID: 703683

Study Evaluating New Treatment for Ventricular Tachycardia

Loyola University Health System

Loyola Medicine is participating in a clinical trial of a new catheter ablation system intended to improve treatment outcomes for a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder called ventricular tachycardia. The treatment can reach deeper into heart muscle where errant electrical signals often originate.

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8-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703652

Loyola Medicine Names Shawn P. Vincent President & Chief Executive Officer

Loyola University Health System

Loyola Medicine has announced that Shawn P. Vincent is the new president & chief executive officer of the regional system. He also is a member of the Loyola Medicine board of directors.

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8-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703638

ACAAI Warns Against Stopping Use of Your Prescription Asthma Medication for Primatene Mist

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology warns those with asthma not to stop using their prescription medications in favor of Primatene Mist.

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8-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

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