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Article ID: 712964

Key Acid-Activated Protein Channel Identified

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a long-sought protein, the proton-activated chloride channel (PAC), that is activated in acidic environments and could protect against the tissue-damaging effects of stroke, heart attack, cancer and inflammation. The researchers believe the discovery of this protein could provide a new drug target for potential therapies for stroke and other health issues.

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Article ID: 713023

The Healing Power of a Smile: A Link Between Oral Care and Substance Abuse Recovery

University of Utah Health

A new study links the benefits of comprehensive oral care to the physical and emotional recovery of patients seeking treatment for substance use disorder.

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16-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713135

Young Children Willing to Punish Misbehavior, Even at Personal Cost, New Research Shows

New York University

Children as young as three years old are willing to punish others’ bad behavior, even at personal cost, finds a new study by psychology researchers at New York University.

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Article ID: 713133

Stroke Patient Makes Full Recovery, Runs Two Marathons in Five Months

Cedars-Sinai

Meditation techniques helped Gregory Rutchik make it through his stroke when he was just 51 years old. Now those techniques are helping him keep his cool while running marathons.

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Article ID: 713008

Value in Health Goes Back to the Future to Celebrate Its Past

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 special 20th anniversary issue that reflects on how “value” has been defined, measured, and debated in the journal for the past two decades.

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Article ID: 713128

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Class of 2019 Encouraged To Change the World

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

During the 213th Commencement Ceremony at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the nation’s oldest technological university, the Honorable John P. Holdren urged the Class of 2019 to become emissaries “on the relevance of science and technology to the biggest issues affecting human well‐being.”

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Article ID: 713129

Rush's Dr. Shikha Jain Named ResearcHERS Program Ambassador

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Cancer Center oncologist Shikha Jain, MD, has been named an ambassador for the American Cancer Society's ResearcHERS program — a unique effort to fund women with innovative research ideas and dedication to discovering lifesaving cancer breakthroughs.

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Article ID: 713126

Brain Cancer Drug Reactivates Body's Natural Defenses

Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

Drug reactivates p53 tumor suppressor protein and increases chemotherapy effectiveness in potential glioblastoma breakthrough.

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