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Article ID: 702039

CAP18: Annual Meeting of the College of American Pathologists

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

The future of pathology and improved diagnosis is here. Join us at the College of American Pathologists’ annual meeting CAP18 where new technology and techniques will be shared in the practice of pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. From digital pathology, artificial intelligence, and biomarker testing to liquid biopsies and the importance of having a pathologist on a patient-centered medical diagnostic team, get the latest information patients need to know.

Released:
17-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702327

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ investment in nurse-driven research tops $1 million

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Since launching its grants program in 2011, AACN has awarded more than $1 million and 20 Impact Research Grants to ensure a pipeline for evidence-based resources in support of a wide range of priorities. Applications for 2019 funding will be accepted until Nov. 1.

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17-Oct-2018 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702323

Cellular clean-up crews linked to how body handles sugar

University of Chicago

How our bodies handle glucose—the simple sugar that provides energy from the food we eat—appears to be intertwined with how cells keep themselves functioning normally, according to new University of Chicago research.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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    16-Oct-2018 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701982

Which Factors Are Linked with Wellbeing and Medication Adherence in Young Adults with Kidney Failure?

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• In a study of young adults with kidney failure, poor wellbeing and lower medication adherence were both associated with psychological morbidity. • Dialysis treatment (vs. kidney transplantation) was associated with poorer wellbeing and medication adherence.

Released:
10-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702319

Physiologist Publishes Findings on the Role of the Protein Titin in Muscle Contraction

Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University professor Kiisa Nishikawa and her team studied how titin, actin and calcium interact and how those interactions can affect the treatment of diseases like muscular dystrophy.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT

Article ID: 702316

For-Profit Nursing Home Residents More Likely to Be Diagnosed with Neglect Issues

University of Illinois at Chicago

Residents receiving care in for-profit nursing homes are almost twice as likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care compared with clients living in not-for-profit facilities or in homes in the community, according to a new report in the journal Gerontology.The researchers, led by Lee Friedman, associate professor of environmental and occupational health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, also found that community-dwelling adults 60 years old and older who need assistance with tasks related to daily living but do not live in a nursing home had the fewest number of clinical signs of neglect compared with those living in any type of nursing facility.

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16-Oct-2018 4:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702308

UT Southwestern receives national excellence in diversity award

UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern Medical Center has received the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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16-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

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