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Study Provides Insight to Role of Needle EMG in Face Transplantation

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)

A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve appears to show that needle electromyography can play a major role in reinnervation in face transplantation.

Channels: All Journal News, Regenerative Medicine, Transplantation,

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20-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST
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Study Shows Flu Vaccine Safe For Those With Autoimmune Neuromuscular Disorders

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)

A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve appears to show that the influenza vaccination is safe to use for those with autoimmune neuromuscular disorders.

Channels: All Journal News, Vaccines, Influenza,

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20-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
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NBCRNA receives Institute for Credentialing Excellence Inaugural Research Award

National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists

The National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) was recognized with the Research Award by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) at their annual conference, the ICE Exchange, held Nov. 18-21, 2019, in San Diego.

Channels: Nursing, All Journal News, In the Workplace,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 4:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Survey Finds 1 in 3 Patients Needed More Information on Cancer Treatment Side Effects
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Survey Finds 1 in 3 Patients Needed More Information on Cancer Treatment Side Effects

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

One in three adults treated for cancer may experience side effects from treatment they wish they had known more about, according to a new survey published in the Journal of Oncology Practice. The national survey of more than 400 U.S. adults, which was sponsored by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), also found that nine in 10 patients felt they made the right treatment decision despite the desire for more information about treatment side effects.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Staff Picks, All Journal News,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 2:50 PM EST
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Ultrasound Treatment for Essential Tremor May Be Effective up to Three Years Later

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People with tremors in their hands, head or voice may find some relief for up to three years from a treatment using ultrasound waves to destroy the area of the brain causing the tremor, according to a study published in the November 20, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The treatment is used for people whose tremors do not improve with medication.

Channels: All Journal News, Neuro, Neurology (journal),

Released:
14-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
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Matthew R. D’Uva to Join AASLD as CEO

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) has appointed Matthew R. D’Uva, FASAE, CAE, as its new chief executive officer, effective January 21, 2020.

Channels: In the Workplace, Liver Disease, Healthcare,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 3:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Severe pregnancy-related depression may be rooted in inflammation

Severe pregnancy-related depression may be rooted in inflammation

Van Andel Institute

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 20, 2019) — A runaway, inflammatory immune response may be responsible for triggering severe depression during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Mental Health, Neuro, OBGYN, Psychology and Psychiatry, Women's Health,

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20-Nov-2019 2:25 PM EST
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Strike by NNOC/NNU closes UCMC Level 1 trauma program, cutting critical service to the community

University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medical Center has temporarily closed its Level 1 trauma center for adult and pediatric patients ahead of the holiday strike called by the National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU). It’s the second time in two months that NNOC/NNU’s nursing strike has shut down one of Chicago’s busiest trauma programs.

Channels: All Journal News, In the Workplace, Nursing, Trauma,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 2:20 PM EST
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Newswise: Probing the role of an inflammation resolution sensor in obesity and heart failure

Probing the role of an inflammation resolution sensor in obesity and heart failure

University of Alabama at Birmingham

After heart attack, ALX/FPR2 is activated by resolvin D1 in immune cells in the spleen and at the heart attack site. This speeds resolution of the heart injury. Research with mice that completely lack ALX/FPR2 reveals more about the pathways this resolution sensor uses to target inflammation.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Cell Biology, Heart Disease, Immunology, Obesity,

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20-Nov-2019 1:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Virtual and mixed reality inferior to traditional learning in anatomy education

Virtual and mixed reality inferior to traditional learning in anatomy education

McMaster University

The McMaster study compared an MR model (Microsoft HoloLens) and a VR model (HTC VIVE) derived from a physical model to the actual model. The researchers focused on overall learning performance and the effects of stereopsis by using a strategy where the non-dominant eye was covered in one test condition.

Channels: All Journal News, Education, Technology,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST
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