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Article ID: 700610

Certain Factors Linked with Kidney Function Recovery in Children on Dialysis

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Among children on dialysis for end-stage kidney failure, patients with vasculitis, ischemic kidney failure, and hemolytic uremic syndrome were most likely to regain kidney function and no longer need dialysis. • Younger age and initiation on hemodialysis instead of peritoneal dialysis were also associated with recovery of kidney function.

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Article ID: 700876

Synthetic Organelle Shows How Tiny Puddle-Organs in our Cells Work

Georgia Institute of Technology

Imagine your liver being just a big puddle. Some organelles in your cells are exactly that including prominent ones like the nucleolus. Now a synthetic organelle engineered in a lab at Georgia Tech shows how such puddle organs can carry out complex life-sustaining reaction chains.

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20-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700883

ACA Health Insurance Ads Targeted Younger, Healthier Consumers From 2013 to 2016

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The themes in television advertisements for health insurance plans have shifted over time, possibly reflecting the shrinking pool of health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as well as rising plan premiums.

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Article ID: 700881

Labor Unions Help Employees Take More Paid Maternity Leave

Vanderbilt University

Labor unions help working mothers take greater advantage of paid maternity leave benefits than non-union mothers, but unions could do more to mitigate the earnings penalty that typically follows leave-taking.

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20-Sep-2018 3:50 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700878

Full, but Still Feasting: Mouse Study Reveals How the Urge to Eat Overpowers the Signal to Stop

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new study explores the mystery of what drives eating past the point of fullness, at the most basic level in the brain. It shows that two tiny clusters of cells battle for control of feeding behavior -- and the one that drives eating overpowers the one that says to stop. It also shows that the brain’s own natural opioid system gets involved – and that blocking it with the drug naloxone can stop over-eating.

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20-Sep-2018 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700874

Smart Pills Dumb Down Medical Care, Experts Warn

University of Illinois at Chicago

Enthusiasm for an emerging digital health tool, the smart pill, is on the rise but researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have published a paper in the American Journal of Bioethics that cautions health care providers and policymakers to slow down when it comes to allowing this technology in patient care settings.

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20-Sep-2018 3:15 PM EDT

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