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Article ID: 718384

Calculating Biological Processes Improves Accuracy of Breath Tests

American Physiological Society (APS)

Breath-based tests are gaining in popularity as a non-invasive diagnostic tool. Research into improving the collection and analysis of these tests will be presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS) Interface of Mathematical Models and Experimental Biology conference.

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Article ID: 718578

Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys Function Similar to Uninfected Organs One Year After Transplant

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Kidneys from donors who were infected with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) function just as well as uninfected kidneys throughout the first year following transplantation, according to a new Penn Medicine study.

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6-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Kidney Transplants from Donors with HCV Safe and Functional 1 Year Post-Transplantation

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

A recent analysis reveals that kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) are now routinely used in transplants at many U.S. centers, and they are functioning well one year after transplantation.

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6-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: The Genetics of Cancer

Article ID: 718923

The Genetics of Cancer

University of Delaware

A research team has identified a new circular RNA (ribonucleic acid) that increases tumor activity in soft tissue and connective tissue tumors. The discovery may help improve how cancer is identified and treated.

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12-Sep-2019 2:25 PM EDT
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Penn Announces Completion of Exclusive R&D Alliance With Novartis and Development of New Focused Relationship

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania and Novartis have concluded their seven-year research and development alliance, which resulted in the world’s first approved gene therapy for cancer. They will continue to work together on a more narrow CAR T cell therapy clinical trials portfolio.

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12-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Researchers Discover New Drug Target for the Fatal Lung Disease PAH

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Targeting the protein Eyes Absent 3 (EYA3) may help prevent vascular remodeling in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), according to new study from Cincinnati Children's.

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12-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718922

Few Trauma Centers Provide Assessment of Acute and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Acute stress disorder (ASD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are common among trauma patients and caregivers – but only a small percentage of US trauma centers offer recommended assessment and education regarding stress disorders, reports a survey study in the September/October Journal of Trauma Nursing, official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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