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Article ID: 703846

Unique Collection of Academic American Art Finds New Home on Campus, Online

University of Iowa

The University of Iowa Thesis Rental Gallery, which provides a unique glimpse of academic American art over much of the last century, moves back to the main campus and gains an online component.

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Article ID: 703848

Free Speech on College Campuses Subject of 35th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law on Nov. 15

University of Utah

Free speech issues have erupted on college campuses nationwide, sparking conversation about the role of free speech and the protections of First Amendment rights on campuses, particularly at state institutions. Controversial speakers are supported by arguments promoting the broad and equal protections of the First Amendment while critics cite the disruptive effect of such speakers on campus and the accompanying risks to safety and property. How should universities respond to highly sensitive free speech dilemmas? Lyrissa Lidsky of the University of Missouri and Robert Post of Yale University will debate the question of whether the First Amendment rights of members of university communities may be constrained when their speech undermines the educational or research missions of the university.

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12-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703835

Beneficial Gut Bacteria Metabolize Fiber to Improve Heart Health in Mice

University of Wisconsin-Madison

In support of a microbial connection between fiber and heart health, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have identified a particular fatty acid as the mechanism behind certain protective effects of a high-fiber diet in a mouse model.

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Article ID: 703836

University of Utah MBA Program Ranked No. 2 for Entrepreneurship by Bloomberg

University of Utah

The Full-Time MBA program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business received a No. 2 ranking for entrepreneurship by Bloomberg Businessweek in their listing of the Best Business Schools for 2018 released Nov. 8.

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12-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703810

Sierra Reaches Higher Altitudes, Takes Number Two Spot on List of Fastest Supercomputers

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Sierra, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s newest supercomputer, rose to second place on the list of the world’s fastest computing systems, TOP500 List representatives announced Monday at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis conference (SC18) in Dallas.

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12-Nov-2018 3:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 703701

Spectrum of cardiovascular toxicities with immune checkpoint inhibitors revealed

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The study, published online Nov. 12 in TheLancetOncology,augments previous work by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers who first reported in 2016 rare but fatal cardiac side effects from the most widely prescribed class of immunotherapies. The researchers used VigiBase, a global database of drug complications maintained by the World Health Organization, to track adverse cardiovascular reactions in the latest study.

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9-Nov-2018 9:40 AM EST
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Article ID: 703354

Risk Score-Guided Care Reduces Mortality Rate in High-Risk Heart Failure Patients by Nearly 50 Percent

Intermountain Medical Center

New team-based care guided by a personalized risk score for heart failure patients reduced the mortality rate of high-risk heart failure patients by nearly 50 percent, according to new research from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City.

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Article ID: 703688

Racial Disparities in Sudden Cardiac Death Rates Cannot Be Explained by Known Risk Factors

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A Penn Medicine study, published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, showed that even after controlling for risk factors like income, education, smoking, and exercise, among others, black patients remained at significantly higher risk for SCD than white patients.

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9-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 703818

COPD Patients Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehabilitation Despite its Health Benefits

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Only a tiny fraction of patients hospitalized for COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, participate in a pulmonary rehabilitation program following hospitalization, even though such programs are recommended and Medicare covers their cost, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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12-Nov-2018 1:50 PM EST
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Article ID: 703819

Key Takeaways From Three Landmark Heart Studies

Cedars-Sinai

New findings about sudden cardiac arrest, one of medicine's biggest mysteries, were revealed at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

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12-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST
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