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Tuberculosis: The Disease of Antiquity

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Drug Trial for Solid Cancer Tumors, Lynch Syndrome Awareness, Side Effects for Prostate Cancer Treatments, and More in the Cancer News Source

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Good Technique Can Lower Golf Handicap, Prevent Injuries

Just because there is no tackling, jumping or running does not mean golfers are immune to injury.

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Five Ways to Protect Your Child From Household Poisons

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the United States, and half those calls involve children under 6. As part of National Poison Prevention Week CHLA pediatric medical toxicologist Cyrus Rangan, M.D. shares tips for preventing poisoning in the home.

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Weight-Bearing Exercises, Bariatric Surgery and Joints, A New Metabolic Pathway, and More in the Obesity News Source

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Scientists Get Closer Look at Living Nerve Synapses

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The brain hosts an extraordinarily complex network of interconnected nerve cells that are constantly exchanging electrical and chemical signals at speeds difficult to comprehend. Now, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report they have been able to achieve — with a custom-built microscope — the closest view yet of living nerve synapses.

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Surprising Culprit in Nerve Cell Damage Identified

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In new research, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have implicated a specific molecule in the self-destruction of axons, the wiring of the nervous system. Understanding just how that damage occurs may help researchers find a way to halt it.

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Are Dialysis Patients Being Over-Screened for Colon Cancer?

• Colonoscopies are being performed more often on healthier dialysis patients than on those with more limited life expectancies; however, overall, dialysis patients are being screened at a much higher rate relative to their life expectancy than their counterparts without kidney failure.

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Students Propose Solutions to Critical Health Issues at Annual Hackathon

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From virtual reality to crowdsourcing ideas, participants at UC Health Hack 2017 combined creativity and problem-solving to create projects addressing critical issues in health systems and global health. The 181 participants focused on one of two tracks: health care delivery or refugee health.







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