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Article ID: 714360

People using third-party apps to analyze personal genetic data

University of Washington

The burgeoning field of personal genetics appeals to people who want to learn more about themselves, their family and their propensity for diseases. More and more consumers are using services like 23andMe to learn about their genetic blueprint.

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13-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Roswell Park Physician Leads Development of New Multiple Myeloma Imaging Guidelines

Article ID: 714361

Roswell Park Physician Leads Development of New Multiple Myeloma Imaging Guidelines

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jens Hillengass, MD, Chief of Myeloma at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, led an International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) effort to compile new recommendations for imaging techniques that offer more sensitive and accurate diagnosis and monitoring for patients with multiple myeloma and other plasma-cell disorders.

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13-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714170

Deadly tick-borne virus cured with experimental flu drug, in mice

Washington University in St. Louis

An investigational flu drug cures mice infected with the rare but deadly Bourbon virus, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings potentially could lead to a treatment.

Released:
10-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714358

Preliminary Recommendations for USMLE Score Reporting Now Available

Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)

Preliminary recommendations from the convening organizations of the Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS) are now available online. From today until July 26, 2019 individuals and organizations interested in this United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) topic can review the recommendations

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13-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Once thought to be asexual, single-celled parasites caught in the act

Article ID: 714353

Once thought to be asexual, single-celled parasites caught in the act

Washington University in St. Louis

The single-celled parasite Leishmania can reproduce sexually, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The finding could pave the way towards finding genes that help the parasite cause disease.

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13-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Hopkins Researchers Release Tool to Enable Better Health Care

Article ID: 714341

Hopkins Researchers Release Tool to Enable Better Health Care

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, Maryland, and Johns Hopkins Medicine have launched the Precision Medicine Analytics Platform (PMAP), a new data analytics tool that will facilitate big-data research across the JHU enterprise and enable clinicians to make discoveries and improve their patient care.

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