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Neuropathies, Peripheral Nervous System, peripheral nerve sheath tumors, NF1, Nature Communications, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Myelin Sheath, Pediatrics, press release, press release distribution, n, News Media

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Neonatology, extreme prematurity, Disability, fetal medicine, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

A Unique Womb-Like Device Could Reduce Mortality and Disability for Extremely Premature Babies

A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns a precious few weeks to develop their lungs and other organs.

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Political Left, Right Similarly Motivated to Avoid Rival Views

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A new report from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg suggests people on both sides of the political aisle are similarly motivated to dismiss monetary enticements in order to distance themselves from hearing or reading opposing ideals and information.

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When Hollywood Met Neurosurgery

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A team of computer engineers and neurosurgeons, with an assist from Hollywood special effects experts, reports successful early tests of a novel, lifelike 3D simulator designed to teach surgeons to perform a delicate, minimally invasive brain operation.

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For Many Women, Body Image and Sex Life May Suffer After Episiotomy

Women who have episiotomies after childbirth reported having poorer body image and less satisfying sex lives than women who tear and heal naturally.

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Infection Control, Nurses, Nurses Health Study, Infection prevention and control, Health Education, Health Care

Student Nurses Want More Infection Prevention Education, Study Finds

A national survey from Columbia University School of Nursing finds that almost 40 percent of nursing students say they feel they need more instruction on preventing and controlling infection, especially in busy healthcare environments, despite believing that their nursing program emphasizes the importance of infection prevention. More than half of respondents also report observing breaches in prevention practices during clinical placements, yet have trouble addressing them because they feel unqualified or fear retaliation from others.

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Study Finds Infant Sucking Performance May Facilitate Early Detection of Adverse Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

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A new study published in Thieme’s Seminars in Speech and Language indicates that an infant’s ability to feed, or sucking performance, may correlate with neurodevelopmental outcomes. The article, “Quantifying Neonatal Sucking Performance: Promise of New Methods,” features the use of NFANT Labs’ flagship product, nfant® Feeding Solution.

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GW Study Finds 33 Percent of Seafood Sold in Six DC Eateries Mislabeled

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Scientists at the George Washington University used a powerful genetic technique to test seafood dinners sold in six District restaurants and found 33 percent had been mislabeled.

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Mental Illness Does Not Affect Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Results

New Study that compares bariatric surgery outcomes according to preoperative mental illness







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