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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, ARDS, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Joblessness

Survivors of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Often Experience Delays in Returning to Work

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Forty-four percent of people who held jobs before contracting a condition called acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after they were discharged from the hospital, costing them an average of about $27,000 in earnings.

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Appoints Three New Members to the Board of Trustees

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) announces the appointment of three new members to the board of trustees. Joining the board are Donald J. Rosenberg, J.D., Kazumi Shiosaki, Ph.D., and James M. Myers.

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Barrett's Esophagus, GERD, Aspirin, Research

Study Finds Aspirin May Help Prevent Barrett’s Esophagus

Aspirin has long been used to help prevent and manage heart disease. However, researchers at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute have discovered another potential benefit –- protection against Barrett’s esophagus, a disorder that causes damage to the esophagus from long-term acid reflux disease, and can help lower associated cancer risk.

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Researchers Reveal Turmeric’s Health Benefits Extend Beyond Curcumin

A new study by researchers at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute is the first to compare anti-inflammatory benefits of curcumin against a combination of both curcumin and essential turmeric oils.

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Could Parkinson’s Disease Start in the Gut?

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve, according to a study published in the April 26, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The vagus nerve extends from the brainstem to the abdomen and controls unconscious body processes like heart rate and food digestion.

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Ut Southwestern, Fatty Liver Disease, Obesity, Nafld, Pnpla3

Obesity Amplifies Genetic Risk of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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An international study based at UT Southwestern Medical Center revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by different metabolic pathways.

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Newborns Get Infection Protection, Not Just Digestion, From Gut Bacteria, New Study in Mice Shows

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Hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide die every year from infections that ravage their digestive systems. New research in mice offers evidence that the difference in survival may come from certain bacteria in their guts, called Clostridia, which appear to provide key protection against infection, in addition to helping digest food.

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Hopkins Researchers Discover Birth-And-Death Life Cycle of Neurons in the Adult Mouse Gut

Johns Hopkins researchers today published new evidence refuting the long-held scientific belief that the gut nerve cells we’re born with are the same ones we die with.







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