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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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Oncologists Differ Widely on Offering Cancer Gene Testing

Many cancer researchers believe that cutting-edge advances in genomics will pave the way for personalized or “precision” cancer medicine for all patients in the near future. A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, however, suggest that not all doctors are ready to embrace tests that look for hundreds of DNA changes in patients’ tumor samples, while others p... Continue Reading



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The Lancet: Respiratory Infection Controls Being Used For Ebola Patients Are Unnecessary And May Contribute To Public Panic

Respiratory infection control measures – which have been adopted by most health agencies to deal with the Ebola epidemic in west Africa – are unnecessary, and may heighten panic and fear among the public, according to the authors of a new letter, pub... Continue Reading


Alcoholics Have An Abnormal CD8 T Cell Response To The Influenza Virus

It is well known that chronic drinking is associated with an increased incidence and severity of respiratory infections. Previous research had demonstrated that an increase in disease severity to influenza virus (IAV) infections was due, in part, to ... Continue Reading


NYU Langone Medical Center To Lead Research To Develop Breath Test For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

NYU Langone Medical Center will lead a new clinical initiative -- funded by a $225,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health -- to determine a breath test’s effectiveness to identify volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in human breath that are b... Continue Reading


American Heart Association Issues E-Cigarette Recommendations

The American Heart Association issued new policy recommendations today on the use of e-cigarettes and their impact on tobacco-control efforts. The guidance was published in the association's journal, Circulation. Based on the current evidence, the a... Continue Reading


Fungus Deadly To AIDS Patients Found To Grow On Trees

Researchers have pinpointed the environmental source of fungal infections that have been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades. It literally grows on trees. The discovery is based on the science project of a 13-year-old girl... Continue Reading


Over-Reliance Of Pulse Oximetry For Children With Respiratory Infection

Among infants presenting to a pediatric emergency department with mild to moderate bronchiolitis, those with an artificially elevated oxygen saturation reading were less likely to be hospitalized or receive hospital care for more than 6 hours than th... Continue Reading


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Speech -Language Pathologist
Community Rehabilitation Center - United Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County
Lake Katrine, New York

Aspiring to Acquire the Highest Caliber Nursing Faculty
Olivet Nazarene University
National

Aspiring to Acquire the Highest Caliber Nursing Faculty
Olivet Nazarene University
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Aspiring to Acquire the Highest Caliber Nursing Faculty
Olivet Nazarene University
Illinois

NP or PA
Hampshire Gastroenterology Associates Llc
Northampton, Massachusetts

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La Paz Regional Hospital
Quartzsite, Arizona

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