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Newswise: Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

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Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

University of Virginia Health System

Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

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18-Jun-2019 8:30 AM EDT
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Newswise: Healthcare Experts Debate New Methods of Assessing the Value of Prescription Drugs, Medical Devices, and Procedures

Article ID: 714372

Healthcare Experts Debate New Methods of Assessing the Value of Prescription Drugs, Medical Devices, and Procedures

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of a new supplement, “New Approaches to Value Assessment: Towards More Informed Pricing in Healthcare.”

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18-Jun-2019 7:35 AM EDT
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Newswise: CUR Biology Division Selects 2019 Mentor Awardees

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CUR Biology Division Selects 2019 Mentor Awardees

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research has selected its 2019 Mentor Awardees: Jessica Malisch (St. Mary’s College of MD), Marina Cetkovic-Cvrlje (St. Cloud State Univ), and Amelia Ahern-Rindell (Univ of Portland).

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Antidepressants can reduce the empathic empathy

University of Vienna

Depression is a disorder that often comes along with strong impairments of social functioning. Until recently, researchers assumed that acute episodes of depression also impair empathy, an essential skill for successful social interactions and understanding others.

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18-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714507

Henry Ford Cancer Institute Treats its First Patient with Innovative ‘Living Drug’ Therapy

Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Cancer Institute has treated its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy, an approach that uses engineered cells from a patient's immune system to destroy cancer. The altered cells remain active for years after the treatment, acting as a 'living drug' Only specially-certified trained hospitals can offer CAR T-cell therapy to patients with B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

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18-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: LIVERMORE LAB-LED STUDY FINDS ANY SINGLE HAIR FROM THE HUMAN BODY CAN BE USED FOR IDENTIFICATION

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LIVERMORE LAB-LED STUDY FINDS ANY SINGLE HAIR FROM THE HUMAN BODY CAN BE USED FOR IDENTIFICATION

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Any single hair from anywhere on the human body can be used to identify a person. This conclusion is one of the key findings from a study by a team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Michigan State University.

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18-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Mayo once again ranked among ‘Best Children’s Hospitals’ by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Children's Center has again been ranked as one of the top-performing children's hospitals in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota on U.S. News & World Report's 2019–2020 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

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18-Jun-2019 12:05 AM EDT
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