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Newswise: Stem Cells With ‘Dual Identity’ Linked to Loss of Smell From Sinus Inflammation

Article ID: 719202

Stem Cells With ‘Dual Identity’ Linked to Loss of Smell From Sinus Inflammation

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In experiments with mice and human tissue samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that neuronal stem cells in the part of the nose responsible for the sense of smell transform themselves to perpetuate the long-term inflammation in chronic sinusitis.

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19-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Alexandra Johnson Appointed to the Board of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Article ID: 719241

Alexandra Johnson Appointed to the Board of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Ludwig Cancer Research

Ludwig Cancer Research welcomes Alexandra Johnson to the Board of Directors of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.

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19-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719247

USC Annenberg Innovation Lab launches Civic Media Fellowship

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

The USC Annenberg Innovation Lab (AnnLab) has launched a fellowship program to empower social entrepreneurs, artists, organizers, scholars, and others to increase awareness, understanding, and engagement around pressing areas of public interest — with particular attention to underrepresented communities. Funded by a three-year, $3.5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, fellows enjoy a unique opportunity to reflect on their journeys while collaborating on creative and meaningful projects.

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19-Sep-2019 8:55 AM EDT
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Newswise: Meet the newest employees of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Puggle and

Article ID: 719214

Meet the newest employees of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Puggle and

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

This week, staff at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital welcomed their two newest colleagues, Huckleberry, a Golden Doodle, and Puggle, a Golden Retriever. They are the first hires in the newly launched St. Jude Paws at Play facility dog program.

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19-Sep-2019 8:20 AM EDT
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Newswise: Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration to Benefit New 
Emergency Care Center

Article ID: 719199

Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration to Benefit New Emergency Care Center

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation will host the fourth annual Benefit for Bayshore: an Oktoberfest Community Celebration on Friday, October 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For the first time since its inception, this signature fundraising event will move from the Bayshore Medical Center campus to a new venue, Stillwell Stables in Colts Neck, NJ, to allow for construction of the hospital’s new Emergency Care Center slated to break ground in October 2019.

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19-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719144

‘Junk Food’ Diet May Predict Future Depression Symptoms in Teens

American Physiological Society (APS)

An innovative study finds that sodium and potassium levels—reflections of a person’s typical diet—may be predictors of future depression in teens. The first-of-its-kind study is published in Physiological Reports.

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19-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719094

Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, Mayo Clinic expert says

Mayo Clinic

Though research shows that medication-assisted treatment can help people who are addicted to opioids, the three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are underused, according to a review of current medical data on opioid addiction in the U.S. This review appears in the October issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

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17-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Cardiovascular Surgeons Heal a Man's Torn Aorta

Article ID: 719152

Cardiovascular Surgeons Heal a Man's Torn Aorta

Cedars-Sinai

When James Inman, 59, first experienced chest pain one night, he tried to brush it off and go back to sleep. But the pain became unbearable and Inman felt like something was wrong, so he called 911. That decision saved his life. He was airlifted to Cedars-Sinai where he was diagnosed with an aortic dissection -- a medical emergency requiring immediate surgical intervention.

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Newswise: Local boost for agtech, food and wine start-ups

Article ID: 719251

Local boost for agtech, food and wine start-ups

University of Adelaide

Start-up companies in agricultural technology, food and wine are being given a guiding hand with a new business incubator launched at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 AM EDT
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