NEOMED receives $3.7 Million HRSA Award to improve the health and wellness of older adults

IMAGE: Shown facilitating an interprofessional geriatrics training session, Sanders is the project’s PI and an associate director in NEOMED’s Department of Family and Community Medicine Office of Geriatrics. view more  ROOTSTOWN, OHIO— Northeast Ohio Medical University received a notice of award for a multimillion-dollar grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program.…

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Radionuclide therapy effective in high-grade neuroendocrine neoplasms

IMAGE: Kaplan-Meier curves for progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) (in months) from start of PRRT for all patients with G3 NENs (A), and in subgroups with Ki-67 index of… view more  Credit: J Zhang et al., THERANOSTICS Center for Molecular Radiotherapy and Precision Oncology, Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Germany. Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has…

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Bringing neuromodulation therapies to drug-resistant epilepsy patients

IMAGE: Pictured here is Sandipan Pati, M.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Neurology. view more  Credit: UAB BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Despite medical and surgical advances to treat epilepsy, between 15 and 40 percent of patients continue to suffer from seizures. A significant service gap exists to bring new therapies — called neuromodulation — that…

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More monitoring needed to reduce post-hospitalization urinary tract infections

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Broader monitoring of patients is needed to reduce the number of people who develop a urinary tract infection after being discharged from the hospital, new research by Oregon State University suggests. Findings were published in the journal Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. The exploratory study of more than 3,000 at-risk patients showed…

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URI nursing study examines how premature birth affects health throughout life

IMAGE: URI Nursing Professor Mary Sullivan view more  Credit: URI photo KINGSTON, R.I. — June 25, 2019 — The stress premature infants experience can carry on throughout their adult life, causing cognitive limitations, social struggles at work or in school, and a greater risk of health ailments, including cardiac conditions, one of the longest-running U.S. studies…

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The Gerontological Society of America selects 2019 fellows

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — has named 43 exemplary professionals as its newest fellows. The status of fellow — the highest class of membership within the Society — is an acknowledgment of outstanding and continuing work in gerontology. This recognition can…

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How does methotrexate affect pregnancy?

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Ravelry, a Popular Knitting Site, Bans Pro-Trump Content

Traditionally, politics are not for the dinner table. Or the crafting circle. But on Sunday, Ravelry, a popular website for knitters and crocheters, took a political stand when it announced that it was banning content that supports President Trump, in what it said was a resolution against white supremacy. “We cannot provide a space that…

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When do periods start again after an abortion?

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Medical News Today: How does the cervix change in early pregnancy?

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