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Study shows same-sex marriage vote damaged LGBT mental health

University of Sydney

Research by psychologists at the University of Sydney has shown that increased exposure to negative messages about same-sex marriage was associated with greater psychological distress for lesbian, gay and bisexual Australians during the 2017 Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey.

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Article ID: 706975

Vanderbilt School of Nursing celebrates grand opening of revolutionary building expansion

Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab and technologically advanced classrooms with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22. The building was designed to be both LEED- and WELL-certified.

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Article ID: 706870

High-Tech Tools, Tight Teamwork Were Key to Separating Infant Girls Joined at the Head

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Over a year and a half after the successful separation of two infant twins joined at the top of their heads, surgical team leaders report on this dramatic case. The surgeons describe the innovative devices, elaborate planning and precisely orchestrated teamwork needed to perform the complex separation surgery.

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Article ID: 706964

Research: Brands Boost Consumer Confidence, Performance

University of Delaware

A University of Delaware professor has researched the impact and psychology behind of "brand identities." She found that consumers perform better and feel more confident when they use items with company logos or messaging.

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23-Jan-2019 4:30 PM EST
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Article ID: 706973

Major Grant to Bolster Research on Inflammation-Related Cancers

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Cancer Research UK has awarded a 20-million-pound grant (about $26 million U.S.) to a team of international investigators, including Vanderbilt’s James Goldenring, MD, PhD, to study inflammation-related cancers.

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La Jolla Institute Awarded Renewal of NIH Contract to Continue Its Role as Host of Immune Epitope Database

La Jolla Institute for Immunology

La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) has been awarded a $22 million contract renewal over seven years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to host and expand the Immune Epitope Database (IEDB). The database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of scientific data on how the immune system responds to a wide range of infectious agents, allergy-causing substances, and other stimuli that activate the immune system.

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Article ID: 706966

House of Representatives Honors Nurse Anesthetists during CRNA Week

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Three members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduce legislation in session to honor nurse anesthetists during National CRNA Week

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Article ID: 706817

Even in Young Adults, Blood Pressure Above Normal May Be Linked to Brain Shrinkage

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

For people in their 20s and 30s, having blood pressure above normal but below the level considered to be high blood pressure, may be linked to loss of brain volume, according to a study published in the January 23, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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21-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST
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