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Article ID: 702481

Award-Winning Nuclear Physics Technology Monitors Cancer Treatments

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Nearly a half-million cancer patients are treated with radiation therapy every year in the United States. Now, technologies developed in partnership with the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) are helping to ensure that patients are receiving just what the doctor ordered. The technologies are featured in RadiaDyne’s OARtrac® system, which was cited as a Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough Award and as a 2018 R&D 100 award finalist by R&D Magazine.

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19-Oct-2018 10:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 702485

Updated Global Immuno-Oncology Landscape Report Highlights Robust International Pipeline Marked by Rapid Growth

Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute has updated its analysis of the global immuno-oncology landscape, published today in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery.

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19-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702484

How Do Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises Reduce Overactive Bladder Symptoms?

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common form of urinary incontinence that is widely treated with pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training. A new laboratory study lends insights into how PFM training works: by reducing contractions of the detrusor muscle of the bladder, reports the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the official journal of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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19-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702461

Cleaning up Dirty Water with Microbes and Grease (Podcast)

Oregon State University, College of Engineering

How long will the world’s supply of clean fresh water last? Just the fact that we have to ask that question is enough to start worrying, as threats from pollution, climate change, and overpopulation continue to get worse. Fortunately, researchers like Tyler Radniecki are at the vanguard of the search for solutions to revive and restore this precious resource.

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19-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702458

Mount Sinai Researcher Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Researcher Elected to National Academy of Medicine

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19-Oct-2018 7:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702245

1 in 4 @JUULvapor Tweeps is Underage, a #PublicHealth Concern

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

E-cigarette brand JUUL’s Twitter handle is attracting adolescents to the point that at least a quarter of its followers appear to be under age 18. Many of these minors – to whom it is illegal to sell nicotine-delivery products – are retweeting JUUL’s messages, amplifying its advertisements.

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Article ID: 702366

Lifting Every Voice

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

4th Los Angeles Autoimmune Walk participants raise awareness through song, speech, chant and cheer.

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17-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702227

Length of Each Breathing Disruption in Sleep Apnea May Predict Mortality Risk Better than Number of Breathing Disruptions

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

How long a person with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) stops breathing may be a better predictor of mortality risk from OSA than the number of times they stop breathing, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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16-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702460

NIH awards Indiana University $1.55M to improve chronic-disease management

Indiana University

The National Institutes of Health have awarded Indiana University $1.55 million to support the creation of myAURA, an easy-to-use web service for epilepsy patients.

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18-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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