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NIH Chooses University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to Head Project for Its Safe Return to In-Person School Initiative

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is helping to lead a National Institutes of Health (NIH) COVID-19 testing initiative to safely return children to in-person school.
23-Jul-2021 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Voluntary Exercise after Spinal Cord Injuries: Equipment and Process that Develops and Sustains Fitness and Health

Declining health and fitness are commonly known to accompany spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D). During the past few decades, attention has also focused on including five critical health hazards: overweight/obesity, insulin resistance,...
19-Jul-2021 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19 Vaccine Protection Against Infection Lower and Slower in People with Liver Disease

A study shows for the first time that people with cirrhosis who receive mRNA COVID-19 vaccination gain important protection against more serious outcomes like hospitalization and death. At the same time, however, the vaccines offer less protection...
14-Jul-2021 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Black Lives Matter Scholars are Set to Excel in Neuroscience and Neurosurgery

There is also the emerging understanding that overcoming systemic racism helps ensure that everyone has a chance to access advanced education and training. To help drive this change, the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of...
25-Jun-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Heart Failure Program Expands to Include Recovery, Prevention

To many, heart failure means a person is at the end of life, struggling for breath. But that is not reality for most heart failure patients. The Cardiovascular Division at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is addressing the needs...
25-Jun-2021 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Miami Miller School Study Shows COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Do Not Impact Male Fertility

The Pfizer and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines is safe for male reproduction, according to a new study by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers published in JAMA , the most widely circulated general medical journal in the world.
17-Jun-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UM Avenir Award Recipient to Leverage Telehealth to Reach Injection Drug Users

The $2.3 million, four-year Avenir Award will support his innovative research project, “Tele-Harm Reduction for Rapid Initiation of Antiretrovirals in People Who Inject Drugs: A Randomized Controlled Trial.”
2-Jun-2021 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Post-Surgical Pain Relief Without Opioids

Clinician researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have shown that patients don’t necessarily need opioids for pain relief following robotic prostatectomies. In a study published in the Journal of Robotic Surgery, the team...
1-Jun-2021 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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