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Article ID: 708998

Potential Treatment for Cancer in Butterfly Disease

Thomas Jefferson University

New research lays foundation for upcoming clinical trial for patients with epidermolysis bullosa

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4-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 709100

New Small Molecule Inhibitors Show Potential for Treatment of Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Cancers

Wistar Institute

Researchers at The Wistar Institute have created a drug candidate for cancers associated with Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), the virus that causes infectious mononucleosis.

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5-Mar-2019 10:40 AM EST
Newswise: Cancer Most Frequently Spreads to the Liver. Here’s Why.
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Article ID: 709024

Cancer Most Frequently Spreads to the Liver. Here’s Why.

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

When cancer spreads to another organ, it most commonly moves to the liver, and now researchers at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania say they know why.

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4-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 709072

Bone Fractures Increasing as Seniors Walk Dogs to Stay Active

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Between 2004 and 2017, dog-walking-related fractures in people 65-or-older more than doubled

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4-Mar-2019 6:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 708874

Disclosing Bed Bug Infestation to Potential Tenants Improves Public Health and Leads to Savings for Landlords

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Laws that require landlords to disclose bed bug infestations help combat the spread of the insects and protect the health of potential tenants. According to a new study, these laws also lead to cost savings, on average, for landlords within five years. Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania published their findings today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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28-Feb-2019 1:00 PM EST
Newswise: NCCN 2019 Annual Conference Includes Focus on Patient Experience with Innovative Therapies, Plus Updates on Biomarkers, Biosimilars, and the Latest Research on Cancer Care

Article ID: 708919

NCCN 2019 Annual Conference Includes Focus on Patient Experience with Innovative Therapies, Plus Updates on Biomarkers, Biosimilars, and the Latest Research on Cancer Care

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

More than 1,500 cancer care professionals are meeting in Orlando, Florida, March 21-23, for the NCCN 2019 Annual Conference, presented by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of 28 leading cancer centers.

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4-Mar-2019 9:20 AM EST
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Article ID: 708913

SCAD: What's Overlooked Can Be Fatal

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Recent research suggests heart attacks are becoming more common among women of younger ages. For decades, little was understood about SCAD -- the leading cause of pregnancy-associated heart attacks.

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28-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
Newswise: Researchers Use Health Data Tools to Rapidly Detect Sepsis in Sick Newborns

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Researchers Use Health Data Tools to Rapidly Detect Sepsis in Sick Newborns

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Automated programs can identify which sick infants in a neonatal intensive care unit have sepsis hours before clinicians recognize the life-threatening condition. A study team tested machine-learning models in a NICU population, drawing only on routinely collected data available in electronic health records.

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28-Feb-2019 2:30 PM EST
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Article ID: 708898

Online Reviews After 'Tummy Tuck' – Cosmetic Results Aren't the Only Factor Affecting Positive Ratings

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For patients undergoing "tummy tuck" surgery (abdominoplasty), satisfaction with the aesthetic outcome is the main factor affecting whether they write a positive or negative online review for their plastic surgeon, reports the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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28-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

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