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Recreational Cannabis, Used Often, Increases Risk of Gum Disease

Recreational use of cannabis—including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil—increases the risk of gum disease, says a study by Columbia University dental researchers.

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Researchers Find Brain Differences Between People with Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia, Autism

Deletions or duplications of DNA along 22nd chromosome create anatomical features, detected by MRI scans, and hint at biological underpinnings of these disorders

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Jefferson Researcher Identifies Targets for Better Anti-Thrombotic Medicine

Blood thinners, such as aspirin, reduce the risk of thrombus formation but also interfere with the initial clot formation that is essential for preventing blood loss from the wounds. Now researchers have discovered that a molecule plays a role in thrombus development, but not the initial clot formation, suggesting a new avenue for developing more specific and protective blood thinners.

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ISPOR Presents 2017 Scientific and Leadership Awards

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ISPOR recognized honorees of the ISPOR Awards Program at its 22nd Annual International Meeting in Boston, MA, USA this week. The ISPOR Awards Program is designed to foster and recognize excellence and outstanding technical achievement in HEOR.

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The Medical Minute: Go Easy on the Salt

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Your body needs salt to work properly -- but too much can be bad for your health.

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Innovation in Aging Fund Selects Grant Recipients, June 1 Event to Highlight Winners

June 1 Event to Highlight Winners Features WGBH’s Kara Miller and Aging 2.0’s Stephen Johnston

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Sedentary Lifestyle Appears to Increase Risk for Both Kidney and Bladder Cancer

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A new study led by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute establishes a connection between a sedentary lifestyle and risk of developing kidney or bladder cancer.

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Patients in Rural Hospitals Can Save Thousands of Dollars if Local Hospital Is Part of Tele-Emergency Room Network

Patients in small towns can save thousands of dollars in health care costs by avoiding transfer to a larger facility if their local rural hospital is part of a tele-emergency room network, according to a new study from the University of Iowa.

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Zika Reached Miami at Least Four Times, Caribbean Travel Likely Responsible

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With mosquito season looming in the Northern Hemisphere, doctors and researchers are poised to take on a new round of Zika virus infections. Now a new study by a large group of international researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) explains how Zika virus entered the United States via Florida in 2016—and how it might re-enter the country this year.







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