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Researchers Link Gene Expression Patterns of Normal Tissue to Breast Cancer Prognosis

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In the journal npj Breast Cancer, researchers reported they identified a particular gene expression pattern in normal-appearing breast tissue around tumors that was linked to lower 10-year survival rates for women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer.

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Wisconsin Sports Medicine Physician Awarded 2016 ACSM-AMSSM Clinical Research Grant

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Foundation - American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Foundation Clinical Research Grant

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Study: Unmet Surgical Needs High for World’s 60 Million Refugees

New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that the world’s estimated 60 million refugees, displaced from their homes due to conflict, persecution or human rights violations, may need at least 2.78 million surgeries a year, something thought to be very difficult to arrange in the midst of their upheaval.

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Study Explores Why There Is No Labor Party in the United States

The improbable rise of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign presents an interesting question: why is Sanders, a self-proclaimed “democratic socialist,” running as a Democrat? “In any other industrialized country, Sanders would likely be the standard-bearer for a labor or social democratic party,” said McGill University sociologist Barry Eidlin, whose new study appears in the June issue of the American Sociological Review. “But the U.S. famously lacks such a party.”

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Momentum Moving in Wrong Direction for June Rate Hike

Despite last week’s media reports hinting at a June rate hike after the Federal Reserve’s May meeting, expect Janet Yellen and company to wait until March 2017 for an interest rate increase, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

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Sippet, an International Randomized Study, Reports 87% Higher Incidence of Inhibitors with Recombinant Factor VIII in Patients with Severe Hemophilia A

/PRNewswire/ -- SIPPET, a study which involved 42 centers in 14 countries in Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia was designed to definitively settle the long-debated question whether factor VIII concentrates from different sources (plasma-derived containing VWF or recombinant technology) differ in risk of inhibitor development in previously untreated children (PUPs) with severe hemophilia A.

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Free Colonoscopy Program for Uninsured at-Risk Patients Detects Cancer at an Earlier Stage and Is Cost Neutral

For uninsured patients who are at a high risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), performing free screening colonoscopies can identify cancer at an earlier stage and appears to be cost neutral from a hospital system perspective.

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First Women Join Sandia Hiring Program for Combat-Injured Veterans

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Two young women, one disabled by a mortar blast in Afghanistan and the other injured in several battles while helping women in Baghdad, are the first two women veterans in Sandia National Laboratories’ Wounded Warrior Career Development Program (WWCDP).

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UF/IFAS Study Could Help Cities Improve Tree Planting

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Through their research, scientists developed thresholds of impervious surface around planting sites. In other words, they defined points at which the amount of pavement around a tree reduces its condition. Using these established levels of impervious surface, landscape architects and other landscape professionals can plant trees in a way that reduces pest damage and economic loss.

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The Medical Minute: Keys to Building and Maintaining Bone Strength

Osteoporosis is on the rise as 75 million Baby Boomers approach their golden years. Yet many patients and physicians are not aware of what they can do to prevent, slow down and treat the condition, which happens when holes develop in bone, creating a risk of fractures from falls.

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Babson Entrepreneurs Accepted Into 2016 MassChallenge Accelerator

Six Babson alumni, undergraduate, and graduate student businesses have been named finalists in the 2016 MassChallenge accelerator program. This year’s cohort was chosen from over 1,700 applicants and represent a diverse range of industries and geographies, including nine countries and 16 states.

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The Association of Academic Physiatrist’s Education Committee unveils an exciting new program to advance resident education

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There's (Now) an App for That

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Known as a definitive source for health care providers, "The Vaccine Handbook" is now available as an app.

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Covering Election 2016? Talk with Berkeley-Haas Experts on Key Policy Issues. Contact: ptom@berkeley.edu

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Red Tide Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico on Every Beach, Every Day? Soon There Will Be an App for That

A new three-year $1.1 million grant from NASA is helping several organizations fine-tune current red tide forecasts in the Gulf of Mexico with the goal of offering public health managers, coastal residents and visitors a forecast that better reflects coastal conditions on more localized scales.

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