New brain imaging research debunks a controversial theory about dyslexia that can impact how it is sometimes treated. The cerebellum, a brain structure traditionally considered to be involved in motor function, has been implicated in the reading...
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Georgetown University Medical Center, a Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Association Research Center of Excellence, is now offering three clinical trials to study new treatments for LBD, a disease often confused with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Georgetown Tobacco Control Expert Outlines Motivations of Altria-Juul Deal and Its Public Health Impact
The pending deal for Altria to purchase 35% of Juul Labs should serve as a “wake-up call” for the careful monitoring of competition in the nicotine delivery market, and for evaluating how regulations and policies impact cigarette and...
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Researchers have decoded a chain of molecules that are critical for the growth and survival of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma—the most common and also the most lethal form of pancreatic cancer.
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Resistance to two critical antibiotic types, one a “drug of last resort” when all others fail against some “superbugs,” are widely distributed in Southeast Asia, raising the risk of untreatable infections, say a team of investigators led by...
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In the first of a kind study, plastic surgeons at Georgetown University Medical Center found that when a man chose to have a nip or a tuck on his face, it significantly increased perceptions of attractiveness, likeability, social skills, or...
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One of the largest studies on out-of-pocket costs for nursing home care finds prices are high and rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices, reports a team of health policy researchers.
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A combination of elevated symptoms of depression along with modifications in a gene responsible for dopamine activity, important to the brain’s pleasure and reward system, appear to influence an addiction to indoor tanning in young, white...
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.@GUMedCenter Global Health Security, Law Experts Express Relief After @WHO Declares DRC #Ebola Outbreak a #PHEIC
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Global Health Law, Policy Expert Says WHO May Need to Establish New Level of Public Health Emergency for Regional Outbreaks
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.@GuMedCenter Global Health Security, Law Experts React to WHO Decision to Not Declare the DRC Ebola Outbreak a PHEIC
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Genetic testing of women diagnosed with breast cancer could be “impactful.” @LombardiCancer medical oncologist reacts to new guidelines issued by breast surgeons’ organization.
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Georgetown #GlobalHealth Experts in Infectious Disease Available to Comment on @WHO Emergency Committee Meeting
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