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Newswise: Stem Cells With ‘Dual Identity’ Linked to Loss of Smell From Sinus Inflammation

Article ID: 719202

Stem Cells With ‘Dual Identity’ Linked to Loss of Smell From Sinus Inflammation

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In experiments with mice and human tissue samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that neuronal stem cells in the part of the nose responsible for the sense of smell transform themselves to perpetuate the long-term inflammation in chronic sinusitis.

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19-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Alexandra Johnson Appointed to the Board of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Article ID: 719241

Alexandra Johnson Appointed to the Board of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Ludwig Cancer Research

Ludwig Cancer Research welcomes Alexandra Johnson to the Board of Directors of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.

Released:
19-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Newswise: Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration to Benefit New 
Emergency Care Center

Article ID: 719199

Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration to Benefit New Emergency Care Center

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation will host the fourth annual Benefit for Bayshore: an Oktoberfest Community Celebration on Friday, October 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For the first time since its inception, this signature fundraising event will move from the Bayshore Medical Center campus to a new venue, Stillwell Stables in Colts Neck, NJ, to allow for construction of the hospital’s new Emergency Care Center slated to break ground in October 2019.

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19-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719144

‘Junk Food’ Diet May Predict Future Depression Symptoms in Teens

American Physiological Society (APS)

An innovative study finds that sodium and potassium levels—reflections of a person’s typical diet—may be predictors of future depression in teens. The first-of-its-kind study is published in Physiological Reports.

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19-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719094

Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, Mayo Clinic expert says

Mayo Clinic

Though research shows that medication-assisted treatment can help people who are addicted to opioids, the three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are underused, according to a review of current medical data on opioid addiction in the U.S. This review appears in the October issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

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17-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Cardiovascular Surgeons Heal a Man's Torn Aorta

Article ID: 719152

Cardiovascular Surgeons Heal a Man's Torn Aorta

Cedars-Sinai

When James Inman, 59, first experienced chest pain one night, he tried to brush it off and go back to sleep. But the pain became unbearable and Inman felt like something was wrong, so he called 911. That decision saved his life. He was airlifted to Cedars-Sinai where he was diagnosed with an aortic dissection -- a medical emergency requiring immediate surgical intervention.

Released:
19-Sep-2019 6:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719022

Pain Clinic Provides Safe Space for Sickle Cell Patients to Receive Treatment

Children's of Alabama

With the aim of improving pain control and decreasing hospitalizations for vaso-occlusive crisis, the Sickle Cell Team at Children's of Alabama is moving to implement individualized pain plans for patients and pilot an outpatient pain clinic.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 8:05 PM EDT
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    18-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 719020

Randomized Quality Improvement Projects Help Assess Effectiveness of Patient-focused Programs

NYU Langone Health

Hospitals routinely implement processes aimed at increasing provision of high quality care for patients, such as calling patients to encourage follow-up visits or providing doctors and nurses with alerts in electronic health records to prompt reminders for vaccinations.

Released:
16-Sep-2019 1:00 PM EDT
Newswise: All-in-One Pill Reduces Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels in U.S. Study
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    18-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718977

All-in-One Pill Reduces Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels in U.S. Study

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A single pill containing low doses of three medications to treat high blood pressure and one to lower cholesterol reduced the estimated risk of cardiovascular disease by 25% in a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

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13-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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