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Newswise: Keck School of Medicine of USC Promotes Patient Diversity in Cardiac Surgery Clinical Trials

Article ID: 715850

Keck School of Medicine of USC Promotes Patient Diversity in Cardiac Surgery Clinical Trials

University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences

A highly competitive $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will support Keck School of Medicine of USC efforts to recruit patients from underrepresented populations into cardiac surgery clinical trials.

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16-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Emergency Medicine Pioneer Marks 40 Years of Transformation, Growth

Article ID: 715853

Emergency Medicine Pioneer Marks 40 Years of Transformation, Growth

Cedars-Sinai

In 1976, Joel Geiderman, MD, decided he would take a leap of faith and specialize in a new area of medicine: emergency medicine. Now the co-chair of Cedars-Sinai's Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department discusses the transformative growth that has occurred in the specialty during the 40 years since it was officially established as a distinct area of patient care.

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16-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Rutgers Researcher Collaborates with World Health Organization to More Accurately Describe Mental Health Disorders

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The first-of-its-kind study asked people with mental health disorders to recommend changes to international diagnostic guidelines

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16-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Human Pancreas on a Chip Opens New Possibilities for Studying Disease
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Article ID: 715634

Human Pancreas on a Chip Opens New Possibilities for Studying Disease

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Scientists created human pancreas on a chip that allowed them to identify the possible cause of a frequent and deadly complication of cystic fibrosis (CF) called CF-Related Diabetes, or CFRD. It may be feasible to also use the small two-chambered device, which features bioengineered human pancreatic organoids to study the causes of non-CF-related conditions such as type 1 and 2 diabetes, according to researchers who report findings in Nature Communications.

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11-Jul-2019 2:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Applying Machine Learning to Healthcare Outcomes Research

Article ID: 715826

Applying Machine Learning to Healthcare Outcomes Research

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 high-level overview of machine learning for healthcare outcomes researchers and decision makers.

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16-Jul-2019 3:35 AM EDT
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The American Macular Degeneration Foundation Partners with Fight for Sight to Offer Summer Student Research Fellowships

American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF)

Eye research funders come together to foster research to treat age-related macular degeneration.

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15-Jul-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Effectiveness of using natural enemies to combat pests depends on surroundings

Article ID: 715848

Effectiveness of using natural enemies to combat pests depends on surroundings

Cornell University

A new study of cabbage crops in New York – a state industry worth close to $60 million in 2017, according to the USDA – reports for the first time that the effectiveness of releasing natural enemies to combat pests depends on the landscape surrounding the field.

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15-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: New biomarker-guided strategy has potential for liver cancer treatment
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Article ID: 715810

New biomarker-guided strategy has potential for liver cancer treatment

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center discovered a cellular pathway tied to cancer that may be beneficial in reducing side effects and extending duration of immunotherapy in some patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer.

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15-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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