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DoD-funded study to develop algorithms to predict surgical complications for life-threatening illness and injury enrolls 1000th patient

A DoD-funded study collecting clinical and biomarker data from critically ill patients enrolled at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Duke Medical Center, and Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital, has just enrolled its 1,000th...
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Disaster Mental Health Resources Available Now for Hurricane Response and Recovery

Catastrophic natural disasters, such as hurricanes, cause extreme disruption and can be distressful for individuals, families and communities. Those receiving assistance as well as those involved in disaster management efforts can be affected. The...
2-Sep-2019 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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USU’s Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) Transforms Their Human Performance Optimization Educational Website

The Uniformed Services University's Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) has updated one of its websites,, as well as re-named it Human Performance Resources by CHAMP, still using the familiar acronym HPRC. Formerly...
29-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Missions to Mars, Safer Nuclear Waste Site Clean-Up, Could Be Expedited Thanks to a Discovery Using Fungi

Thanks to fungi, researchers have made a new discovery that could lead to the development of effective radioprotective drugs for workers cleaning up nuclear contamination zones, like Fukushima and Chernobyl. The discovery could also help astronauts...
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Findings from CARE Consortium added to global repository for brain injury data

Data from the world’s most comprehensive concussion study are now publicly available in a repository aimed at providing traumatic brain injury researchers access to a wealth of new knowledge.
18-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Giving babies antacids could put them at risk for bone fractures during childhood

Infants who are given antacids in their first year of life are more likely to fracture a bone later as a child, according to a new study published June 7 in Pediatrics.
10-Jun-2019 6:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For kids, weight-based teasing linked to more weight gain

Kids and adolescents who were teased about their weight gained more weight over time, according to a new longitudinal study published May 30 in the journal Pediatric Obesity.
29-May-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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More than 400 Military Health Care Providers to Graduate on Armed Forces Day

The Surgeon General of the United States Navy, Vice Adm. C. Forrest Faison, III, will address more than 400 uniformed professionals and their guests on May 18, Armed Forces Day, as they receive their medical, graduate nursing, dental, biomedical...
16-May-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stop Life-Threatening Bleeding: National Stop the Bleed Day, March 31

27-Mar-2018 6:00 AM EDT

Resources Available to Aid in Recovery From Community Violence

The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
21-Apr-2009 12:10 PM EDT

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The mission of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences is to educate, train and prepare uniformed services health professionals, officers and leaders to directly support the Military Health System, the National Security and National Defense Strategies of the United States and the readiness of our Armed Forces.


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