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Article ID: 720948

Researchers Receive $2.96M to Help Reduce Mental Health Stigma among Health Care Providers

George Washington University

A research collaborative including the George Washington University, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal, Duke University, and King’s College London will investigate the efficacy of the RESHAPE program to reduce stigma of primary care providers toward individuals with mental illness.

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17-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Rush’ s Dr. Shikha Jain Among Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders

Article ID: 720941

Rush’ s Dr. Shikha Jain Among Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders

Rush University Medical Center

Citing her gender equity leadership, Rush University Medical Center oncologist Dr. Shikha Jain has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders in 2019, a group of health care providers, researchers and executives in their 30s who have made significant contributions in the areas of health care administration, management or policy early in their careers.

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17-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720908

Nationwide Study Aims Improve Long-Term Lung Transplant Outcomes

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

As part of an effort to improve long-term outcomes, a national team led by a researcher at Penn Medicine has launched a study--funded by a $9.8 million grant from the NIH--to better understand clinical and biological processes that occur after transplant and lead to the development of these complications.

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17-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720907

High-Risk Patients Benefit from Undergoing Surgery at Teaching Hospitals

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Patients with a high risk of dying after surgery, including those with multiple chronic diseases, benefit from undergoing general or vascular procedures at a major teaching hospital as opposed to a non-teaching hospital, according to a study from researchers at Penn Medicine and CHOP.

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17-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: UK Partners With Bourbon Industry Leaders to Map White Oak Genome

Article ID: 720936

UK Partners With Bourbon Industry Leaders to Map White Oak Genome

University of Kentucky

Bourbon isn’t bourbon without the mighty white oak. Distillers have been aging bourbon in oak barrels as far back as the Roman Empire. Oak barrels give bourbon its unique caramel, vanilla, nutty and toasted flavors. Kentucky distillers rely especially on the white oak. But what if disease hits the species? How would industry professionals protect it? The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is partnering with Maker’s Mark Distillery Inc. in Loretto, Kentucky, and Independent Stave Company to research the DNA of the white oak.

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17-Oct-2019 12:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720934

Despite Progress, TB Remains the Leading Global Infectious Killer: WHO Report

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Following today’s release of the World Health Organization’s Global Tuberculosis Report 2019, the American Thoracic Society joins the WHO in calling for redoubled efforts to end the global TB pandemic by 2030, the goal set by the global community in the United Nations Political Declaration to End Tuberculosis on Sept. 26, 2018.

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17-Oct-2019 11:35 AM EDT
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    17-Oct-2019 11:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 720927

7 Million People Receive Record Levels of Lifesaving TB Treatment but 3 Million Still Miss Out

World Health Organization (WHO)

Severe underfunding, lack of access to care jeopardize at-risk populations --WHO

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17-Oct-2019 10:30 AM EDT
Newswise: Adapting electronic medical records may help decrease resistance to antibiotics

Article ID: 720929

Adapting electronic medical records may help decrease resistance to antibiotics

Penn State College of Medicine

Adapting features of the electronic medical record system used by doctors in caring for their patients may improve efforts to prevent antibiotic drug resistance, according to Penn State research.

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17-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Dr. Talia Golan Named Recipient of the Mort and Brigitte Harris Pancreas Cancer Award

Article ID: 720937

Dr. Talia Golan Named Recipient of the Mort and Brigitte Harris Pancreas Cancer Award

Henry Ford Health System

The Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center (HFPCC) and Henry Ford Innovation Institute have named Talia Golan, M.D., head of the Sheba Pancreatic Cancer Center, the largest pancreatic cancer care center in Israel, the recipient of the inaugural Mort and Brigitte Harris Pancreas Cancer Award, awarded to a pancreatic cancer specialist who demonstrates exceptional courage and devotion in the fight against this devastating disease.

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17-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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