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Article ID: 702344

New Terminology for Cognitive Change Associated with Anesthesia and Surgery in Older Adults

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

An international working group has proposed a new set of terms to better describe and define cognitive changes related to surgery and anesthesia in older adults. The new consensus document has been simultaneously published by Anesthesia & Analgesia and five other international specialty journals.

Released:
17-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702331

Mount Sinai Launches “Which Hospital You Choose Can Make all the Difference in the World” Ad Campaign

Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System in New York City is introducing a new advertising campaign centered on the theme: “Which hospital you choose can make all the difference in the world.”

Released:
17-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702339

Texas Biomed Scientists Researching Ebola-Malaria Connection

Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Texas Biomed researchers – in collaboration with the University of Iowa – are trying to find out how malarial infections impact people exposed to Ebola virus. Both diseases are endemic in that region.

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17-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702234

Health People Report: New York City Diabetes-Related Foot Amputations Increased 55% in Eight Years

Health People

A startling report from Health People: Community Preventive Health Institute, to be released at a press conference at the City Hall steps on Wednesday, October 17th, reveals that New York City diabetes-related foot amputations have soared 55% in eight years.

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15-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702338

Researcher Wins Breakthrough Prize for Innate Immunity Discovery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern biochemist Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen today was named winner of the prestigious 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his discovery of the cGAS enzyme that launches the body’s immune defense against infections and cancers. That enzyme patrols the cell’s interior and triggers the immune system in response to DNA.

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17-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702334

Mayo Clinic nuevamente recibe máximos honores por atención de alta calidad al paciente

Mayo Clinic

Cinco lugares de funcionamiento de Mayo Clinic recibieron el premio de Vizient “Dr. Bernard A. Birnbaum al Liderazgo en Calidad 2018” por brindar atención médica de alta calidad a los pacientes.

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17-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702333

The Association of American Cancer Institutes Appoints New Executive Director

Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)

Jennifer W. Pegher, MA, is the new executive director of the Association of American Cancer Institutes. She is the second executive director in AACI's 19-year history, succeeding founding executive director Barbara Duffy Stewart, who retired earlier this month.

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17-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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