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IARS Announces Availability of More Than $1.3 Million in Anesthesia Research Awards for 2015

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) announces the availability of more than $1.3 million in anesthesia research awards to be issued in 2015. In 2015, the Society will award $750,000 in research grants for the Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award, and $600,000 for its Mentored Research Award. The IARS has contributed nearly $15 million in grants in the field of anesthesiology since its founding in 1922.

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100 Days in Michigan: U-M Team Releases New Analysis of State’s Medicaid Expansion

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Right out of the starting gate, Michigan’s expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows.

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A New Window of Opportunity to Prevent Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseases Identified by Mount Sinai Researchers

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Future prevention and treatment strategies for vascular diseases may lie in the evaluation of early brain imaging tests long before heart attacks or strokes occur, according to a systematic review conducted by a team of cardiologists, neuroscientists, and psychiatrists from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published in the October issue of JACC Cardiovascular Imaging.

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Can Bariatric Surgery Lead to Severe Headache?

Bariatric surgery may be a risk factor for a condition that causes severe headaches, according to a study published in the October 22, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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NIH Grants WVU $10.7 Million for Stroke Research

West Virginia University is bolstering its faculty and scientific research on stroke to mitigate the devastating effects of the disease across the state and the nation with the help of a $10.7 million grant from the NIH over the next five years.

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Finally: A Missing Link Between Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer

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Vitamin D upregulates the gene GDF-15. Study shows that GDF-15 is lost in prostate cancer driven by inflammation.

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The Medical Minute: Enterovirus D68 Expected to Fade Away Into Winter

Late every summer and into every fall, enteroviruses bring a host of unpleasant ailments. This year, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been making headlines for its potentially severe symptoms in children, causing some alarm among parents.

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Fast Modeling of Cancer Mutations

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Using CRISPR, researchers at MIT's Koch Institute have developed a new approach to rapidly model the effects of tumor cells’ genetic mutations in mice.

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