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Newswise: Researcher Receives $1.5 Million NIH Grant to Study Osteoporosis in Diabetic Women

Researcher Receives $1.5 Million NIH Grant to Study Osteoporosis in Diabetic Women

Creighton University

The five-year study, which will involve 40 diabetic women and 40 nondiabetic women, is expected to cost $2.7 million. Researcher hopes it will eventually free diabetic women from osteoporosis, one of many diseases that strike diabetics more forcefully than the general population.

Channels: Arthritis, Bone Health, Diabetes, Women's Health, National Institutes of Health (NIH),

Released:
29-Oct-2019 1:25 AM EDT
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Study shows reduction in health care costs and improved patient outcomes with collaborative care

Creighton University

The study demonstrated interprofessional education and collaborative practice provided in a primary care residency-based program are associated with reductions in emergency room visits, hospitalizations, hemoglobin A1c levels, and 48.2% in total patient charges.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare,

Released:
13-Aug-2019 11:30 AM EDT
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Study reveals secret ‘Stealth MRSA’ is hiding in its genes to develop resistance to antibiotics

Creighton University

OS-MRSA has created confusion in clinical laboratories for the past decade because of its difficulty to diagnose. Findings of a new study identified a way to detect what an important gene has been hiding that could be critical for the successful treatment of the superbug.

Channels: All Journal News, Drug Resistance, Genetics, Immunology, Infectious Diseases,

Released:
6-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Research breakthrough identifies bully behavior of cancer cells that promote cancer growth

Creighton University

Results demonstrated the fitness of human cells is determined by the expression of different isoforms of the Flower gene (labeled “Win” or “Lose” in the study). Cells expressing the “Win” isoforms induced cell death in neighboring cells expressing the “Lose” isoforms, allowing these “Winners” to grow and spread.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Cell Biology, Nature (journal),

Released:
24-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Study to address physician burnout by deepening connection to patients

Creighton University

A study by Creighton University’s School of Medicine will investigate if increasing time spent at bedside with patients increases the well-being of the health care professional, too.

Channels: Education, Healthcare, Patient Safety,

Released:
2-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Creighton hosts 19th annual Trauma Symposium, June 14

Creighton University

Creighton's annual Trauma Symposium features some of the nation’s top trauma surgeons this June, including keynote J. Wayne Meredith, MD, for a look at how trauma surgical care in both military and civilian arenas of welfare continues to evolve.

Channels: Military Health, Trauma, Medical Meetings,

Released:
10-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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