CDC concurs with panel led by Regenstrief scientist on misapplication of opioid guidelines

INDIANAPOLIS — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is clarifying its guidelines on opioid prescribing, citing the findings of a review panel led by Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist Kurt Kroenke, M.D. Dr. Kroenke and his colleagues found that many clinicians, policymakers and payers are misapplying the CDC’s guidelines, and those actions are negatively affecting…

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New insights into treatment targets for men with advanced prostate cancers

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, and CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — A study published recently in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Precision Oncology, an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) journal, outlines findings from the largest-ever prospective genomic analysis of advanced prostate cancer tumors. Using comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) to analyze thousands of tumor samples from men with…

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New recommendations for a thyroid and cardiovascular disease research agenda

IMAGE: Thyroid, the official journal of the American Thyroid Association®, (ATA®) is an authoritative peer-reviewed journal published monthly online with open access options and in print. view more  Credit: (c) 2019 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, May 13, 2019—New Recommendations for a Thyroid and Cardiovascular Disease Research Agenda have been co-published in Thyroid®…

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Aethlon Medical collaborates at Colangelo golf event engaging participants for CTE studies

PHOENIX, Ariz. — May 13, 2019 — Aethlon Medical Inc. (AEMD) and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, in collaboration with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the Prostate On-Site Project (POP), announced that Aethlon, TGen and POP will engage with participants for their studies of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in living individuals during the…

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25 US counties identified as most at risk for measles outbreaks

AUSTIN, Texas — Twenty-five counties across the country have been identified to be most at risk for a measles outbreak due to low-vaccination rates compounded by a high volume of international travel, according to an analysis by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Johns Hopkins University. Since January 2019, there have been…

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Medical News Today: How Pokémon characters can help us understand the brain

Researchers from Stanford University in California have found that extensive exposure to video games, such as Pokémon, during childhood activates certain regions of the brain. A recent study used Pokémon to inform neuroscience. Pokémon is a media franchise that dates back to 1995. It involves fictional creatures called «Pokémon.» Players have to catch and train…

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Your 5G Phone Won’t Hurt You. But Russia Wants You to Think Otherwise.

The cellphones known as 5G, or fifth generation, represent the vanguard of a wireless era rich in interconnected cars, factories and cities. Whichever nation dominates the new technology will gain a competitive edge for much of this century, according to many analysts. But a television network a few blocks from the White House has been…

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Audra Boltion, Michael Ortiz

Audra Latrice Boltion and Michael Vincent Ortiz were married May 11 at St. Frances Cabrini Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn. The Rev. Guy Sbordone performed the ceremony. Ms. Boltion, 46, is the president of the Boltion Group Public Relations, which specializes in entertainment, brand management and book publishing; it is based in Brooklyn. She graduated…

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