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Article ID: 716067

Findings from CARE Consortium added to global repository for brain injury data

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Data from the world’s most comprehensive concussion study are now publicly available in a repository aimed at providing traumatic brain injury researchers access to a wealth of new knowledge.

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18-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714143

Giving babies antacids could put them at risk for bone fractures during childhood

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Infants who are given antacids in their first year of life are more likely to fracture a bone later as a child, according to a new study published June 7 in Pediatrics.

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10-Jun-2019 6:30 AM EDT
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    30-May-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713584

For kids, weight-based teasing linked to more weight gain

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Kids and adolescents who were teased about their weight gained more weight over time, according to a new longitudinal study published May 30 in the journal Pediatric Obesity.

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29-May-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: More than 400 Military Health Care Providers to Graduate on Armed Forces Day

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More than 400 Military Health Care Providers to Graduate on Armed Forces Day

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

The Surgeon General of the United States Navy, Vice Adm. C. Forrest Faison, III, will address more than 400 uniformed professionals and their guests on May 18, Armed Forces Day, as they receive their medical, graduate nursing, dental, biomedical science, public health, and clinical psychology degrees from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).

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16-May-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712424

USU's Consortium for Health and Military Performance Releases New Version of Operation Supplement Safety Website

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

The Operation Supplement Safety (opss.org) website, established by the Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP), a Department of Defense (DoD) Center of Excellence at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, is releasing a new version with additional resources and enhanced features to promote awareness among DoD personnel and their family members about dietary supplement safety.

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6-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Mental Health Needs of Children, Youth on the Rise

Article ID: 711173

Mental Health Needs of Children, Youth on the Rise

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Over the last several years, providers saw a marked increase in mental health diagnoses, use of psychiatric medications, and outpatient care for mental health conditions among the diverse population of children in the Military Health System (MHS), according to a new study published this week by researchers at the Uniformed Services University. These findings suggest the mental health care needs of children and youth are increasing and more child health care providers may be needed in both the military and civilian health care system.

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11-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Researchers awarded up to $24 million to develop vaccines and therapies for highly pathogenic Nipah and Hendra viruses

Article ID: 710075

Researchers awarded up to $24 million to develop vaccines and therapies for highly pathogenic Nipah and Hendra viruses

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), along with Profectus Biosciences, Inc., the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Mapp Biopharmaceutical, Inc., and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), have been awarded up to $24.5 million to advance treatments for the highly lethal henipaviruses, Nipah and Hendra.

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25-Mar-2019 5:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: “Visionary Leader” Dr. Richard Thomas Named Among WVU Distinguished Alumni for 2019

Article ID: 708586

“Visionary Leader” Dr. Richard Thomas Named Among WVU Distinguished Alumni for 2019

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Richard W. Thomas, MD, DDS, president of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, will be inducted into the West Virginia University Academy of Distinguished Alumni (www.alumni.wvu.edu/give-back/awards/academy-of-distinguished-alumni), joining notable WVU graduates like best-selling author Stephen Coonts, comedic actor Don Knotts, NBA star Jerry West, and NASA astrophysicist Dr. Katherine Weaver.

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25-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 707992

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences to host 2019 Disaster Symposium

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Important issues impacting evidence-based approaches to disaster preparedness and response will be the focus of the upcoming disaster symposium, “Disasters and Health: State of Science,” April 25-26, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

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12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: New Program Launched to Improve Musculoskeletal Injury Rehab, Care for Service Members

Article ID: 707399

New Program Launched to Improve Musculoskeletal Injury Rehab, Care for Service Members

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

A new, four-year program has been established to improve rehabilitative care for service members with musculoskeletal injury, ultimately enhancing overall military readiness, thanks to a $15 million grant from the Defense Health Agency awarded to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).

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1-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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