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Article ID: 714287

NYU Langone Performs First U.S. Procedure with Newly Approved Device to Reduce Herniated Disc Recurrence

NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone performs first U.S. procedure using newly approved device to reduce risk of repeat surgeries for herniated disc

Released:
12-Jun-2019 12:00 PM EDT

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Bone Health, Pain, Surgery

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English

Newswise: Study shows more effective method for detecting prostate cancer
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    12-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 714138

Study shows more effective method for detecting prostate cancer

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Each year, 1M men in the U.S. undergo biopsies for prostate cancer. UCLA physicians have found that a new biopsy method, which includes biopsy guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), can be used together with the traditional method to increase the rate of prostate cancer detection.

Released:
10-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 714280

This Father's Day, Make Sure Dad is Watching His Health

Loyola University Health System

With Father's Day coming up, now is a good time for dads to take stock of their health and make sure they're current on screening tests for leading diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

Released:
12-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Four simple ways to be safe while cycling

Article ID: 714281

Four simple ways to be safe while cycling

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Cyclists should know the rules of the road and prepare before leaving home. - Bicycle helmets are not required by every state, but significantly decrease injury. - Wearing bright clothes makes cyclists more visible. - Attention to a bicycle’s maintenance helps reduce incidents. - Responsible bicycle riding includes knowing the rules of the road.

Released:
12-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714259

Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy Approves CAP as Accreditor

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

The foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) has approved the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as their accrediting organization for laboratories providing histocompatibility services for cellular therapy transplant patients.

Released:
12-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT

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Healthcare

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English

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Article ID: 714276

Bullying gets worse as children with autism get older

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to experience bullying than children without ASD and this bullying gets worse with age, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Released:
12-Jun-2019 9:50 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Study Aims to Use Orange Peels for Something Useful: Better Heart Health

Article ID: 714273

Study Aims to Use Orange Peels for Something Useful: Better Heart Health

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Yu Wang, an assistant professor of food science and human nutrition at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, part of the USDA. With the award, Wang plans to lead a research team to ensure extracts from orange peels improve the gut’s ability to stave off fatty linings in your arteries.

Released:
12-Jun-2019 9:30 AM EDT
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18-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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12-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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    12-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 714160

Mouse study finds BPA exposure has transgenerational effects on gene linked to autism

Endocrine Society

Transgenerational bisphenol A (BPA) exposure may contribute to autism, according to a mouse study published in the Endocrine Society’s journal Endocrinology.

Released:
10-Jun-2019 11:50 AM EDT

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All Journal News, Autism, OBGYN

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