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Mitochondrial Disease, Healthcare Costs, Pediatrics, Public Health, in-hospital mortality, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia

Mitochondrial Disease Has a Disproportionate Healthcare Burden in U.S.

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Mitochondrial diseases are a diverse group of disorders caused by mutated genes that impair energy production in a patient’s cells, often with severe effects. Patients incur high medical costs when hospitalized, and suffer higher-than-typical rates of comorbid diseases and in-hospital mortality. Researchers who analyzed those costs in national databases say their findings underscore the importance of developing preventive strategies and therapies for these illnesses.

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University At Buffalo, Hygiene, Handwashing, Handwashing Behavior, Soap And Water, Global Handwashing Day , Global Health

Most Families in Low-Income Countries Lack Soap at Home, Study Finds

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Inequity is evident globally, with less than 1 percent of households in Ethiopia and 96.4 percent in Serbia having access to soap and water for handwashing.

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With July 4 Approaching, Virginia Tech Expert Illuminates Fireworks-Related Injuries

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Mount Sinai, Pfizer Renew Research Collaboration, Building on Strong Foundation

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Pfizer Inc.’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) today announced the renewal of an agreement designed to identify and advance new drug candidates linked to major diseases, such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, colitis, heart failure, Alzheimer’s disease, and cystic fibrosis.

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Oral Health, Oral Health Care, Health Profession, Health Workforce, health workforce equity, Oral Health Challenges, oral health research, health disparaties, Health Disparity, Vulnerable Populations

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antibiotic resisistance, antibiotic resistant drugs, Sepsis, Viral Infection, NHS

New Research Into Antibiotic Treatment for Killer Sepsis

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University of Warwick expertise is contributing to a world-first £1.5million study aiming to tackle one of the biggest public health threats we face – antibiotic resistance.

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Biology, Virology

UW-Madison Scientists Illuminate Structures Vital to Virus Replication

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Morgridge Institute for Research have, for the first time, imaged molecular structures vital to how a major class of viruses replicates within infected cells.

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Business of Health: Darden Expands Health Care Presence, Partnerships

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business illustrates the many ways in which the school is expanding its reach in the health care space.

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Kansas State University, K-State, KSU, saugata datta, Michael Vega, Manganese, Arsenic, Water Pollution, Drinking Water, Water Contamination, Public Health

Friend or Foe? Manganese Concentration in Drinking Water Needs Attention, Researchers Say

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Kansas State University researchers published a study in Frontiers in Environmental Science that showed Manganese relates differently than its cancer-causing cousin, arsenic, to dissolved organic matter in groundwater. Researchers say more studies are need to understand the relationship.

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Texas Tech, Fireworks, Engineering, Mechanical, Expert

Texas Tech Expert: Firework Duds Pose Most Danger to Fourth of July Revelers







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