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Virtual Humans Help Aspiring Doctors Learn Empathy

How a revolutionary technology — which assesses a student's body language, facial expressions and communication strategies — is helping train more empathetic doctors.

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Patient Portals Can Help Patients with Self-Management, but Must Be Easy to Use and Access

Columbia University School of Nursing researchers found that utilizing patient electronic health records (EHR) to determine how far along a woman is in her pregnancy can support the automated delivery of content specifically targeted to their gestational age. The study found that Medicaid patients at the greatest risk of health disparities were able to get the information they needed to engage in better self-management during pregnancy.

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Folate Receptor Overexpression Can Be Visualized in Real Time During Pituitary Adenoma Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery

Winner of the Synthes Skull Base Award, John Y.K. Lee, MD, FAANS, presented his research, Folate Receptor Overexpression Can Be Visualized in Real Time During Pituitary Adenoma Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery, during the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting

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Angiogenesis Plays a Critical Role in Group 3 Medulloblastoma Pathogenesis

Winner of the Columbia Softball Charity Award, Eric M. Thompson, MD, presented his research, Angiogenesis Plays a Critical Role in Group 3 Medulloblastoma Pathogenesis, during the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Global health leader and former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 commencement ceremony for Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Frieden, who also led the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, has worked to combat tuberculosis, Ebola, and Zika, reduce tobacco use, and protect and improve health in the United States and around the world. Einstein’s 59th graduation ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 23 at 3 p.m. at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall.

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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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Overlapping Surgeries are not Associated with Worse Patient Outcomes: Retrospective Multivariate Analysis of 14,872 Neurosurgical Cases Performed at a Single Institution

Winner of the Robert Florin Award, Michael Bohl, MD, presented his research, Overlapping Surgeries are not Associated with Worse Patient Outcomes: Retrospective Multivariate Analysis of 14,872 Neurosurgical Cases Performed at a Single Institution, during the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Readmission Penalties Don’t Correlate to Heart Attack Outcomes

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A program that penalizes hospitals for high early readmission rates of heart attack patients may be unfairly penalizing hospitals that serve a large proportion of African-Americans and those with more severe illness, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers suggests.

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