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Newswise: Potential new HIV treatment could mean once-a-year injection
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Released: 27-Apr-2020 12:55 PM EDT
Potential new HIV treatment could mean once-a-year injection
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

The advance has the potential to eliminate complications that arise from missing doses of life-saving medicines, according to the study published today in Nature Materials, a leading peer-reviewed biomedical research journal.

Newswise: JAMA editorial helps set record straight on unproven sepsis therapy
16-Jan-2020 11:50 PM EST
JAMA editorial helps set record straight on unproven sepsis therapy
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

The Jan. 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) features an important study about sepsis with an accompanying editorial by a University of Nebraska Medical Center expert. The study and editorial sets the record straight on an unproven therapy some physicians use to treat sepsis, a deadly infectious disease. The editorial, written by Andre Kalil, M.D., M.P.H., professor of infectious diseases in the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine, writes in support of the new and rigorous international study based on a randomized clinical trial in Australia, published in the same issue. The editorial appears in the Jan. 17 online issue and also will appear in the Feb. 4 print edition.

Newswise:Video Embedded unmc-study-marijuana-use-in-e-cigarettes-increases-among-youth
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Released: 18-Dec-2019 10:45 AM EST
Study: Marijuana Use in E-Cigarettes Increases Among Youth
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

A study published today online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found marijuana use in electronic cigarettes has been increasing among U.S. middle and high school students from 2017 to 2018.

Newswise: Global team produces evaluation of CRISPR gene editing methods
Released: 27-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Global team produces evaluation of CRISPR gene editing methods
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

Evaluation shows gene editing has become 10 to 20 times more efficient in past six years in generating complex animal models called conditional knockouts, which ultimately provide greater insight into gene function and disease findings.

Newswise: For first time ever, researchers able to eliminate HIV from animal
27-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
For first time ever, researchers able to eliminate HIV from animal
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

For the first time researchers have been able to completely eliminate HIV from a mouse model. It marks a critical step toward the development of a possible cure for human HIV infection.

Newswise:Video Embedded research-study-that-could-help-millions-with-common-heart-problem
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Released: 31-May-2019 10:50 AM EDT
Research Study That Could Help Millions with Common Heart Problem
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

UNMC is the only institution in the central plains region participating in the research. Globally, 880 patients will be enrolled at 130 sites in 20 countries. Researchers will follow patients for up to five years.

Newswise: International expert in autism to head MMI's integrated autism center
Released: 2-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
International expert in autism to head MMI's integrated autism center
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

Courtney Burnette, Ph.D., an international expert in the diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorders and the early identification of young children at risk for this diagnosis, has been named the director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute’s integrated Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (iCASD).

Newswise: $500,000 grant awarded to BHECN aimed at improving adolescent mental health
Released: 22-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST
$500,000 grant awarded to BHECN aimed at improving adolescent mental health
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

There are plenty of evidence-based behavioral health programs aimed at helping children and adolescents, but implementing those programs can often take up to three years and sustaining them can be even more difficult once implemented.

Newswise: National study testing drug to treat graft-versus-host disease after stem cell transplants
Released: 15-Nov-2018 5:00 AM EST
National study testing drug to treat graft-versus-host disease after stem cell transplants
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

University of Nebraska Medical Center leading national team to determine if ruxolitinib is effective for treating a certain type of graft versus host disease (GVHD) called sclerotic. The grant is funded by Incyte, a global biopharmaceutical company.

Newswise: National Study Finds Gastric Bypass Most Effective Weight Loss Surgery
Released: 12-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
National Study Finds Gastric Bypass Most Effective Weight Loss Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

A study published this month in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery compared to sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding surgery.


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