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Nov. 6 - 09

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Nov. 10 - 10

Orthopedic Innovation Summit

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Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit 2018

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Latest Healthcare News


Aspirin Alone A Good Clot Buster After Knee Surgery

When it comes to preventing blood clots after a knee replacement, good old aspirin may be just as effective as newer, more expensive drugs. That swap could help reduce the co...
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Rutgers Experts Available To Discuss Drugs That Resemble Halloween Candy

Rutgers University experts are available discuss why parents should be vigilant this Halloween, so their trick-or-treating children can avoid edible marijuana that resembles g...
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Future Fertility: Giving Hope To Men Who Received Childhood Cancer Treatment

Researchers have discovered a way to grow human stem cells destined to become mature sperm in an effort to provide fertility options later in life to males who are diagnosed w...
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Making Gene Therapy Delivery Safer And More Efficient

Viral vectors used to deliver gene therapies undergo spontaneous changes during manufacturing which affects their structure and function, found researchers from the Perelman S...
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Cleveland Clinic Research Shows Better Cardiorespiratory Fitness Correlates To A Longer Life

Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that better cardiorespiratory fitness leads to longer life, with no limit to the benefit of aerobic fitness. Researchers retrospective...
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Does Herpes Cause Alzheimer's?

What causes Alzheimer's disease? The answer could be right under our noses, says leading expert Professor Ruth Itzhaki. Her latest paper presents a lifetime of research eviden...
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For Preterm Infants, Skin-To-Skin Contact Affects Hormone Levels -- And May Promote Parental Engagement

For premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with parents influences levels of hormones related to mother-infant attachment (oxytocin...
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Link Found Between Chronic Inflammation And Risk For Alzheimer's Disease

While it is widely shown that possessing the ApoE4 gene is the major genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease (AD), not all ApoE4 carriers develop AD. For the first time, re...
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PTSD Symptoms Improve When Patient Chooses Form Of Treatment

A multiyear clinical trial comparing medication and mental health counseling in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder shows that patients who chose their form of tre...
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How Schools Can Optimize Support For Children With ADHD

New research gives the clearest guidance yet on how schools can best support children with ADHD to improve symptoms and maximise their academic outcomes. The study, led by th...
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Medicating Distress: Risky Sedative Prescriptions For Older Adults Vary Widely

Despite years of warnings that older adults shouldn't take sedative drugs that put them at risk of injury and death, a new study reveals how many primary care doctors are stil...
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Helping Older Kidney Patients Make Fundamental Care Decisions

The National Kidney Foundation is collaborating with Tufts University on a three-year project to help older patients with advanced stages of kidney disease and their family ca...
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SilverSneakers Introduces SilverSneakers GO, Innovative Mobile Fitness App Designed Exclusively for Seniors

SilverSneakers®, the nation's leading community fitness program for older adults, launched SilverSneakers GOTM, a mobile fitness app that fits the goals, preferences, and lif...
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Children Of Catastrophically Wounded Veterans Benefit From National Program Launched

The Independence Fund today launched a new Family program for the children of wounded Veterans and their Caregivers. Seven wounded Veteran families with 13 children are partic...
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High-Pressure Oxygen Therapy May Be Beneficial In Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

Bottom Line: The addition of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (where patients receive pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber) to standard medical treatment was associated with an impro...
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Protecting Coal Miners From Black Lung Disease

Black lung disease didn’t go away with pickaxes and carbide lamps. Today’s coal miners may use diesel-powered equipment to break through rock and light their way with LED bulb...
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Length Of Each Breathing Disruption In Sleep Apnea May Predict Mortality Risk Better Than Number Of Breathing Disruptions

How long a person with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) stops breathing may be a better predictor of mortality risk from OSA than the number of times they stop breathing, accordi...
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Blue Ribbon Panel: Now Is The Time To Consider Child Passenger Safety In Self-Driving Vehicles

With self-driving cars poised to revolutionize America’s roadways and vehicle safety, top safety experts are calling upon developers of autonomous or self-driving vehicles to ...
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The Medical Minute: Improvements To Joint Replacement Procedures Allowing For Quicker Recovery

Hundreds of thousands of Americans get knee or hip replacements each year, and the procedures are becoming more common than ever. Luckily, the recovery from a total joint repl...
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Childhood Trauma, Depression Linked To Higher Risk Of Longer-Term Fatigue In Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer survivors who experienced trauma early in life and depression after their cancer treatments are at increased risk of persistent fatigue, a new UCLA study shows. ...
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Cancer Patients Can Now Use Skin Creams During Radiation Therapy

Contrary to the advice most cancer patients receive when they go through radiation treatment, topical skin treatments, unless applied very heavily, do not increase the radiati...
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Automated System Identifies Dense Tissue, A Risk Factor For Breast Cancer, In Mammograms

Researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an automated model that assesses dense breast tissue in mammograms -- which is an independent risk facto...
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Infectious Diarrhea Spores Survive High Temperatures Of Hospital Laundering

Washing contaminated hospital bedsheets in a commercial washing machine with industrial detergent at high disinfecting temperatures failed to remove all traces of Clostridium ...
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Infants Are More Likely To Learn When With A Peer

Infants are more likely to learn from on-screen instruction when paired with another infant as opposed to viewing the lesson alone, according to a new study. You read that co...
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Dual Vaccine Against Anthrax And Plague

A team of researchers has now engineered a virus nanoparticle vaccine against Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis, tier 1 agents that pose serious threats to national secur...
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