Pennsylvania and L.A. Move Up Dates for Vaccine Eligibility

The state of Pennsylvania and the city of Los Angeles are accelerating plans for wider Covid-19 vaccine eligibility this week, ...
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Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back.

For most of her life, Andrea Carbone, a 51-year-old paralegal living in Florida, wasn’t a big drinker. But when the ...
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National Poetry Month: Coping With the Covid-19 Pandemic

Amanda Gorman’s inspired and inspiring poem that stole the show at President Biden’s inauguration in January has shown millions of ...
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When the Doctor Prescribes Poetry

Amanda Gorman’s inspired and inspiring poem that stole the show at President Biden’s inauguration in January has shown millions of ...
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Muchos niños con síndrome inflamatorio grave tuvieron covid, pero no lo sabían

Se registraron 24 muertes, repartidas en todos los grupos de edad. No hubo información en el estudio sobre si los ...
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Research brief: How pharmacists contribute meaningfully in primary health care

Evidence is growing that health care delivered by teams is superior to services delivered by a single practitioner. Published in ...
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Living foams

In the earliest stage of life, animals undergo some of their most spectacular physical transformations. Once merely blobs of dividing ...
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People want to improve mental health by exercising, but stress and anxiety get in the way

New research from McMaster University suggests the pandemic has created a paradox where mental health has become both a motivator ...
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Large US study suggests survival benefit for severely ill COVID-19 patients treated with ECMO

April 12, 2021 - For critically ill COVID-19 patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), the risk of death remains ...
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Scientists reveal COVID-19 news, next frontier in fighting substance abuse, more

Contact: media@experimentalbiology.org Want to find out the latest insights into COVID-19, explore new medicines for fighting substance abuse or delve ...
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Differences in B cell responses to coronaviruses and other pathogens in children and adults

Blood taken from a small group of children before the COVID-19 pandemic contains memory B cells that bind SARS-CoV-2 and ...
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C-Path’s Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium expands data repository

TUCSON, Ariz., April 12, 2021 -- The Critical Path Institute's (C-Path) Critical Path for Alzheimer's Disease (CPAD) Consortium today announced ...
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THC and CBD content on labels of medicinal cannabis products may not be accurate

BOSTON - Medical cannabis products are not always what they seem, according to a new study led by researchers at ...
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COVID-19 pandemic may have increased mental health issues within families

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, many families found themselves suddenly isolated together at ...
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Researchers receive funding to help Parkinson’s patients, protect environment

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- New grants from the State University of New York could help researchers at Binghamton University create a ...
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Parents, Stop Talking About the ‘Lost Year’

“You had a sort of a sense of resilience and ‘grit,’ even prepandemic that I think served them well,” she ...
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My Family’s Global Vaccine Journey

On Feb. 22, Mom texted that she and Dad had booked a March 11 appointment to get their first shots, ...
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Daydreaming Can Be Good for You

Dr. Nathanson often prompts patients to take this technique further by engaging with metaphors and visual symbolism. If her patients ...
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AstraZeneca Vaccine and Blood Clots: What Is Known So Far

Still, German researchers have said those clots were appearing more frequently in recipients of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine than would be ...
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At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs

Long before the coronavirus hit, nutrition programs that served the nation’s older adults struggled to keep up with a growing ...
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Immune-stimulating drug before surgery shows promise in early-stage pancreatic cancer

PHILADELPHIA--Giving early-stage pancreatic cancer patients a CD40 immune-stimulating drug helped jumpstart a T cell attack to the notoriously stubborn tumor ...
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The impact of chemotherapy on immune cells in the tumor microenvironment

Research from Queen Mary University of London has revealed novel insights into the effects of chemotherapy on the tumour microenvironment ...
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Yehuda Ben-Yishay, Pioneer in Treating Brain Injuries, Dies at 88

Yehuda Ben-Yishay was born on Feb. 11, 1933, in Cluj, a city in the Transylvania region of western Romania. His ...
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To Speed Vaccination, Some Call for Delaying Second Shots

The prospect of a fourth wave of the coronavirus, with new cases climbing sharply in the Upper Midwest, has reignited ...
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Blood Clots Linked to AZ Vaccine Stem From Rare Antibody Reaction

The antibodies led to a condition called thrombotic thrombocytopenia, which caused both clotting and abnormal bleeding. The researchers suggested naming ...
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Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One?

With Covid-19 vaccinations accelerating, attention is turning to tools for people to prove that they have been inoculated and potentially ...
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Vaccine Slots Go Unused in Mississippi and Other States

When it comes to getting the coronavirus vaccine, Mississippi residents have an abundance of options. On Thursday, there were more ...
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Geography, job risk should be factors in prioritizing SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations

When setting SARS-CoV-2 vaccine priorities, Canada should take a more nuanced approach that considers geographic and occupational risk exposures, as ...
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Children less infectious than adults with SARS-CoV-2

Children may not be as infectious in spreading SARS-CoV-2 to others as previously thought, according to new University of Manitoba-led ...
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New biosealant can stabilize cartilage, promote healing after injury

A new biosealant therapy may help to stabilize injuries that cause cartilage to break down, paving the way for a ...
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Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk

PHILADELPHIA - Psychosocial stress - typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments - may work synergistically to put women ...
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Decennial day to set the agenda for advancing safe healthcare

ATLANTA (April 7, 2021) -- Researchers and healthcare professionals specializing in healthcare epidemiology, infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship, and infection prevention ...
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Treating sleep apnea may reduce dementia risk

A new study finds older adults who received positive airway pressure therapy prescribed for obstructive sleep apnea may be less ...
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Sales of sugar sweetened beverages decline after SA introduces Health Promotion Levy – study

Led by a South African team at the South African Medical Research Council Centre for Health Economics and Decision Science ...
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COVID-19 pandemic highlights the urgent global need to control air pollution

Editor's note: This release is adapted from a press release issued by the American Thoracic Society. Boston, Mass. - More ...
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DFG to fund nine new research units and a new clinical research unit

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is setting up six new Research Units and a new Clinical Research Unit ...
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SFU to lead new national infectious disease modeling network

Simon Fraser University mathematics professor Caroline Colijn will lead a new, national infectious disease modeling network that will inform decisions ...
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DFG establishes 13 new priority programs

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is establishing 13 new Priority Programmes (SPP) for 2022. This was decided by ...
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Removing race from estimates of kidney function: What happens next?

Washington, DC (April 9, 2021) -- The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announce the ...
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Vaccines and functional neurological disorder: A complex story, say experts

BOSTON -- Videos of people experiencing severe neurological symptoms, including convulsions and difficulty walking, purportedly after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, ...
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How to Be Social Again

Now, everyone is trying to navigate conflicting threat levels in a way that used to be specific to those populations, ...
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Has the Era of Overzealous Cleaning Finally Come to an End?

When the coronavirus began to spread in the United States last spring, many experts warned of the danger posed by ...
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Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

In the first nine months of the pandemic, around 116 million babies were born worldwide, according to Unicef estimates. This ...
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Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus

She grew up in Hungary, daughter of a butcher. She decided she wanted to be a scientist, although she had ...
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For Him, the Delight Is in the Digging

She became a mentor, and Keefe began writing for The New York Review of Books, Slate and Legal Affairs. But ...
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Online Scammers Have a New Offer For You: Vaccine Cards

SAN FRANCISCO — On Etsy, eBay, Facebook and Twitter, little rectangular slips of paper started showing up for sale in ...
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Music Therapy: Why Doctors Use it to Help Patients Cope

“Focus on the sound of the instrument,” Andrew Rossetti, a licensed music therapist and researcher said as he strummed hypnotic ...
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Emergent BioSolutions: Top Official Warned That Vaccine Plant Had to Be ‘Monitored Closely`

Mr. de Notaristefani, a former top executive at two major pharmaceutical companies, cited “significant” personnel problems, writing that plans to ...
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A new treatment for metastatic lung cancer

A new phase 3 randomized clinical trial overseen by CU Cancer Center member Chad Rusthoven, MD, and Vinai Gondi, MD, ...
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Health impacts of holocaust linger long after survival

The damaging effects of life under Nazi rule have long been known with many victims having experienced periods of protracted ...
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Research shows cytonemes distribute Wnt proteins in vertebrate tissue

Scientists have made a pivotal breakthrough in understanding the way in which cells communicate with each other. A team of ...
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Research gives new insight into formation of the human embryo

Pioneering research led by experts from the University of Exeter's Living Systems Institute has provided new insight into formation of ...
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MHRP launches trial to evaluate IL-15 Agonist as therapy to reduce HIV reservoir

SILVER SPRING, Md. - The U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research last ...
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M2D2 $200K Challenge names pitch contest winners

LOWELL, Mass. - A biotech startup that aims to transform how intravenous medications are administered to patients is the top ...
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Nemours secures grant to study behavioral health interventions for teens with T1D

Jacksonville, FL (April 8, 2021) - Susana R. Patton, Ph.D., ABPP, CDCES Center Director of the Nemours Center for Healthcare ...
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Autism gene study finds widespread impact to brain’s growth signaling network

JUPITER, FL -- Damage to the autism-associated gene Dyrk1a, sets off a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains, resulting ...
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Hospital rankings for complications after spinal fusion are ‘unreliable’

April 8, 2021 - Routinely collected data on patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery do not provide a valid basis for ...
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More Contagious Covid Variant Is Now Dominant in U.S., C.D.C. Says

Scientists hope that vaccination will blunt any potential fourth surge.On Tuesday, President Biden moved up his vaccination timetable by two ...
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W.H.O. and Critics Look at What’s Next to Investigate Virus Origins

The joint international and Chinese mission organized by the World Health Organization on the origins of Covid released its report ...
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Is ‘Femtech’ the Next Big Thing in Health Care?

Clue allows women to do exactly that with a few taps on their smartphone. Today, the company has a lot ...
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Lecciones históricas sobre la resiliencia

Y ahora, Estados Unidos se enfrenta a una pandemia que ha enfermado y matado de manera desproporcionada a los estadounidenses ...
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Born to Be Lazy? What Bears Can Teach Us About Our Exercise Habits

Grizzly bears move across landscapes in much the same way as most people do, favoring flat paths over slopes and ...
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Opportunities Out of the Tragedies of the Pandemic

“When people focus on what is right within what seems wrong in their life (for example, the car has a ...
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A Novel Effort to See How Poverty Affects Young Brains

The study aimed to collect brain activity data from children at age 1 and age 3 in home visits, and ...
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Understanding why people engage in ‘extreme’ drinking

It's a health crisis often hidden in plain sight. While binge drinking behaviors -- drinking alcohol to a blood alcohol ...
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$15 million grant to renew center studying effects of maternal infections on offspring

Discovering how infections during pregnancy, such as COVID-19 and influenza, can lead to psychiatric illness and developmental disorders in offspring ...
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Predicting COVID-19 outbreaks with cell phone mobility data

Mobility tracking using cell phone data showing greater movement of people is a strong predictor of increased rates of COVID-19, ...
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UMD tracks the adoption of green infrastructure, from water conservation to policy

In a new paper published in the Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, the University of Maryland teamed up with ...
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A new mouse model gave surprising findings about Folling Disease

In Norway, all newborn children are tested for 25 rare genetic diseases through the Newborn Screening program, and the most ...
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Inheriting acquired traits requires trailblazer modifications to unfertilized eggs

An epigenetic study at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences shows that in mouse egg cells, modifications to histone ...
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Study finds late night snacks may hurt your workplace performance

A recent study finds that unhealthy eating behaviors at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next ...
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Fungi are present in your lungs

The lungs were for a long time considered to be sterile in health, while in diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary ...
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New Lyme disease test distinguishes between early and late-stage disease

For those who live in an area blighted by ticks, the threat of Lyme disease can cast a shadow over ...
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Fewer breast cancer cases between screening rounds with 3D-mammography

3D-mammography reduces the number of breast cancer cases diagnosed in the period between routine screenings, when compared with traditional mammography, ...
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Covid Victims Remembered Through Their Objects

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together.As ...
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The Rising Politicization of Covid Vaccines

President Biden on Tuesday called for governors to open coronavirus vaccinations to all adults within the next two weeks, speeding ...
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Likely Legal, ‘Vaccine Passports’ Emerge as the Next Coronavirus Divide

Conservatives and libertarians, though, are resisting such mandates. Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida on Friday signed an executive order barring ...
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Biden Moves Up Vaccine Eligibility Deadline for All Adults to April 19

But in California, cases have been declining since hitting a peak early this year, with the state now averaging around ...
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U.S. Bet on Covid Vaccine Manufacturer Even as Problems Mounted

Because of the pandemic, most of the auditors drew their conclusions from documents and video tours, during which Emergent workers ...
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Breast Cancer Centers Urge Annual Scans, Counter to U.S. Guidelines

But some experts believe the panel overstated the harms of more frequent screenings. The appropriate schedule for screenings can vary ...
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Many Children With MIS-C Had No Covid-19 Symptoms

“We don’t necessarily know if there’s actually less symptomatology in the very young population, ” she said.Similarly unclear are the ...
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The ‘Joy and Envy’ of Vaccine FOMO

At the start of the year, Shay Fan felt relief: Vaccinations were on their way. Her relief turned to joy ...
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Why I Gave My Mosaic Embryo a Chance

Five months later, I got a call from a physician who was filling in for my doctor; she canceled my ...
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‘There Was Nothing Anybody Could Do for These Patients.’ Now There Is.

A Swedish filmmaker’s investigative documentary raised further questions, as did a Vanity Fair article detailing how the beguiling surgeon became ...
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No pain, no gain in exercise for peripheral artery disease

Pain will lessen over time Results include longer distance and walking time 8.5 million people in U.S., 250 million ...
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The GovLab, AFD, and Expertise France fund COVID-19 data projects in Africa

BROOKLYN, New York, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - Out of a field of over 80 proposals by organizations in Africa ...
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#AGS21 Henderson Awardee Dr. Ellen Flaherty sets sight on collaborative care for us all as we age

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) celebrates Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF, an Assistant Professor at the Dartmouth Geisel School of ...
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Structural biology opens new perspectives for treating psychiatric disorders

Glycine regulates neuronal activity in the brain Glycine is the smallest amino acid - one of the building blocks of ...
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Research identifies gender bias in estimation of patients’ pain

"On a scale of one to 10, how much pain are you in?" In a recent study published by the ...
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Study finds risk of leukemia higher than expected in children with Down syndrome

A new large-scale study led by UC Davis Health and UC San Francisco researchers assessed the risks of leukemia in ...
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Accelerated cellular aging associated with mortality seen in depressed individuals

Cells from individuals with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) were found to have higher than expected rates of methylation at specific ...
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For breastfeeding moms, COVID-19 vaccinations may also protect babies

Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least ...
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Gift to enable research into rare cancers

Curing cancer has been the dream of countless doctors and researchers over the decades. Yet some types of cancer, whether ...
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Novel biomarker for glucocorticoids could help tailor treatments

Researchers have uncovered pathways involved in the body's response to glucocorticoid treatments and identified a novel biomarker that could be ...
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Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Covid-19 Vaccine

A new vaccine for Covid-19 that is entering clinical trials in Brazil, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam could change how the ...
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When Patients Choose to End Their Lives

Ms. Rehm said her goal is that no patient should have to suffer the indignity her husband experienced at the ...
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How White Evangelicals’ Vaccine Refusal Could Prolong the Pandemic

These are questions that secular public health entities are not equipped to answer, he said. “The even deeper problem is, ...
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Maibach & Sarfaty receive funding for consortium

Edward Maibach, Director, Center for Climate Change Communication; University Professor, Communication, and Mona Sarfaty, Director, Climate and Health, Center for ...
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Report: Disparities limiting access to healthcare services in PA’s underserved communities

A new report by AARP Pennsylvania and Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions highlights how geographic, racial/ethnic and ...
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Surgical technique may reduce positive margin rate in breast cancer patients with DCIS

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - April 5, 2021 - According to the American Cancer Society, a noninvasive breast cancer called ductal carcinoma ...
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