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Dispelling Five Common Myths About Cyberbullying

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Kidney Damage Diagnosis May Be Inaccurate for Many, Suggests Study

An analysis of patient records reveals that, for many, an initial diagnosis of “acute kidney injury” using current clinical diagnostic methods may have been inaccurate.

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Shorter Radiation Use, BRCA Gene News, Staging Endometrial Cancer, and More in the Cancer News Source

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Expert: Lakotas’ Continuing Opposition to #DAPL Measured by Effects on Future Generations

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Government of Myanmar Unveils New Plan To Protect Marine Wildlife and Resources

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The Government of Myanmar and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) announced today a comprehensive plan to protect the country’s diverse fisheries and marine life—including dolphins, sea turtles, and other species—and other marine resources.

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HIV+ Kidney Failure Patients Face Hurdles in Receiving Necessary Transplants

• From 2001 to 2012, HIV+ kidney failure patients on the transplant waiting list were 28% less likely to receive a transplant compared with their HIV- counterparts. • They were half as likely to receive a kidney from a living donor.

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Food Additives, Facts About Wheat, Glowing Food Dye, and More in the Food Science News Source

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CRF's Next Mini-Med School for Women Will Focus on Stress and Heart Disease

CRF’s next Mini-Med School for Women will cover the role stress plays in heart disease, and ways to manage stress for optimal health. The seminar is part of the CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative which aims to reduce gender disparity in cardiovascular care through research and education. These Mini-Med School seminars feature leading experts who give New York area women the tools to take better care of themselves and their loved ones.

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Novel Amyloid Structure Could Lead to New Types of Antibiotics

Researchers have discovered unique amyloid fibers used by the highly drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacterium (which causes MRSA). The findings could lead to new types of antibiotics with a novel mechanism of action for attacking bacterial toxins.

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The Perfect Bracket: DePaul Mathematician Talks Longshot Odds of Predicting March Madness

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As college basketball fans get set to fill out their brackets this March Madness, DePaul University mathematics professor Jeff Bergen offers some perspective on the odds of creating the perfect bracket. It’s more likely, said Bergen, to predict the winning party in the next 62 presidential elections through the year 2264 than to pick all 63 games correctly in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

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People with Epilepsy: Tell Us About Rare Risk of Death

People with epilepsy want their health care providers to tell them about a rare risk of death associated with the disorder, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 69th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 22 to 28, 2017.

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Study Published in Stroke Supports Change to FAST Mnemonic for Stroke

A retrospective study published in Stroke indicates that missed stroke diagnoses can be significantly reduced by adding balance and vision problems to the list of presenting symptoms commonly known as FAST

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William Halperin and James Sauls Are Awarded London Prize

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Northwestern University physicists William P. Halperin and James A. Sauls have been awarded the prestigious international Fritz London Memorial Prize for 2017. Awarded every three years, the London Prize recognizes scientists who have made outstanding experimental and theoretical contributions to the field of low-temperature physics.

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Rowan University NSF Grant Supports Students’ Physics Research in Singapore

Five physics students from four regional universities will spend 10 weeks in Singapore this summer through a program coordinated by Dr. Michael Lim, a professor of physics at Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey.

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New Mobile App Helps Families, Individuals Cope with Dementia

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Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing have developed a free mobile app for individuals suffering from dementia, their families and caregivers, as a way to improve the quality-of-life, well-being and knowledge of the disease that affects nearly 48 million people worldwide.

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Environmental Factors, Genetics and Epigenetics Is Focus of Multiple Sclerosis Forum

The second annual ACTRIMS Forum gets underway today. This year, the forum was preceded by the Neurology Resident Summit in Neuroimmunology, which drew 47 residents from the United States and Canada.

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