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New Study Investigates Treatments for Prurigo Nodularis

A team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found emerging treatments, such as neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists, were the most promising against prurigo nodularis.
13-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Providers Show Interest in Prescribing Therapeutic Cannabinoids

A team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found many dermatologists are interested in learning more about and recommending therapeutic cannabinoids to their patients.
10-Dec-2018 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Project ECHO Launched in D.C. and Maryland to Combat Diabetes

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and La Clinica del Pueblo have partnered to launch Project ECHO in Washington, D.C. to increase workforce capacity to provide best practice specialty care and reduce health disparities.
26-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

GW Researchers Investigate Impact of Nervous System on Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

A team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is studying the central nervous system changes that impact the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
8-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cold Therapy Offers Promising Prevention Against Taxane-Induced Dermatologic Events

Researchers at the George Washington University found skin cooling methods may be the best preventative intervention against taxane-based chemotherapy side effects.
30-Oct-2018 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find No Progress in Media Representation of Nurses Over Last 20 Years

A replication of the 1997 “Woodhull Study on Nursing and the Media” led by the George Washington University found nurses continue to be underrepresented as sources in heath news stories despite their increasing levels of education and expertise.
15-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Poor and Elderly Puerto Ricans Faced a Persistent Risk of Dying in the Six Months after Hurricane Maria

The study found that people living in all areas of Puerto Rico faced an elevated risk of mortality during the first two months after the storm, but this risk elevation was most prominent, and prolonged, for people living in the poorest parts of the...
11-Oct-2018 6:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Updates Released to GW, FDA BioCompute Object Specification Project to Standardize Genomic Data Analysis

The George Washington University and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published an update to the BioCompute Object Specification Project, which provides much-needed standards for communicating high-throughput sequencing computations and data...
11-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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