Migraine rats, medical facts

London, UK: Migraine mechanisms are still far from being fully understood. Escalating data from animal models are “fact-checking” the neurophysiological and behavioral correlates of the migraine experience in humans. A series of studies published in the journal Cephalalgia, the official journal of the International Headache Society, have described the underlying mechanisms and molecules related to…

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ACC CV Summit teaches innovative approaches to leadership, business strategies to improve CV care

The American College of Cardiology’s Cardiovascular Summit will take place Feb. 6-8, 2020 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, as leading experts teach innovative approaches to health care economics, cardiovascular care delivery and the cardiovascular clinician experience. ACC Treasurer Howard Walpole, MD, MBA, FACC, is the course director for CV Summit 2020. He is joined…

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Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards nearly $4.3M to top young scientists

New York, NY (January 31, 2020) – The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting brilliant, early career researchers, named 16 new Damon Runyon Fellows. The recipients of this prestigious, four-year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the…

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New guideline aims to transform evaluation and care of children and adolescents with ADHD

The Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics is releasing a groundbreaking guideline for the diagnosis and care of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders in children and youth in a supplement to its February 2020 issue. The Society for Developmental and Behavior Pediatrics Clinical Practice Guideline for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Complex ADHD (SDBP…

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Yale researchers identify protein that could help neutralize deadly bite of the tsetse fly

When an infected tsetse fly bites humans or other mammals to feed on their blood, microscopic parasites (African trypanosomes) in the fly’s saliva are transferred. The unfortunate recipient of the bite, once infected, often faces severe health consequences, even death. Unfortunately, current public health approaches to control African sleeping sickness are limited. Diagnosis and treatment…

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