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Newswise: Nine Signs Children May Need an Eye Exam

Article ID: 717842

Nine Signs Children May Need an Eye Exam

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Comprehensive eye exams can detect a variety of eye conditions, that left untreated in a child, could result in partial or complete loss of vision later on in life.

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21-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Children's Health, Education, Vision

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Newswise: Nuclear Physics Detector Tech Used in Cancer Treatment Monitoring System

Article ID: 717808

Nuclear Physics Detector Tech Used in Cancer Treatment Monitoring System

Department of Energy, Office of Science

The OARtrac® system includes technologies that are based on a novel application of scintillating material in fiber form. Doctors can insert these scintillating fibers into the human body via a catheter to monitor the radiation that cancer patients receive in a range of hard-to-reach areas.

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21-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717728

It’s Not Just a Pain in the Head—Facial Pain Can Be a Symptom of Headaches Too

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

A new study finds that up to 10 percent of people with headaches also have facial pain. The study is published in the August 21, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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20-Aug-2019 12:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Lower Back Pain? Self-Administered Acupressure Could Help

Article ID: 717837

Lower Back Pain? Self-Administered Acupressure Could Help

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A recent study found that people with chronic lower back pain who performed self-administered acupressure experienced improvement in pain and fatigue symptoms.

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21-Aug-2019 3:45 PM EDT
Newswise: Research Into Innovative Treatment Ideas for Traumatic Brain Injury

Article ID: 717840

Research Into Innovative Treatment Ideas for Traumatic Brain Injury

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers hope the innovations and treatments they are currently investigating will be able to help patients with a traumatic brain injury in the future.

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21-Aug-2019 3:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717820

'Key player' identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

Cardiff University

Scientists have identified a specific gene they believe could be a key player in the changes in brain structure seen in several psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia and autism.

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21-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Don’t wait to follow up on eye doctor recommendations

Article ID: 717817

The Medical Minute: Don’t wait to follow up on eye doctor recommendations

Penn State Health

Regular vision screenings are part of all well-child checks at Penn State Health – but sometimes, caring for a child’s eyes requires additional steps.

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21-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717822

Health records pin broad set of health risks on genetic premutation

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Marshfield Clinic have found that there may be a much broader health risk to carriers of the FMR1 premutation, with potentially dozens of clinical conditions that can be ascribed directly to carrying it. The researchers employed machine learning to mine decades of electronic health records of nearly 20,000 individuals.

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21-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: The challenge: Make and purify a medical isotope that must be used the same day

Article ID: 717829

The challenge: Make and purify a medical isotope that must be used the same day

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A DOE grant will help solve a production roadblock for the medically useful radioactive isotopes scandium 43 and scandium 47. If available, they could visualize and destroy solid tumors. But with a half-life of 4 hours, scandium 43 must be made, purified and then used in a PET scan in a single day.

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21-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Diagnosis in 2.127 seconds: Solving a years-long vomiting mystery using AI, research and brain power

Article ID: 717828

Diagnosis in 2.127 seconds: Solving a years-long vomiting mystery using AI, research and brain power

University of Alabama at Birmingham

An artificial intelligence tool developed at UAB's Precision Medicine Institute helped find relief for a young woman with cyclical vomiting syndrome. One unlikely remedy? isopropyl alcohol

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21-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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