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Article ID: 699183

Researcher Develops New Contaminant Detection Technique for Blood Thinner Heparin

University of Rhode Island

In 2008, a contaminant eluded the quality safeguards in the pharmaceutical industry and infiltrated a large portion of the supply of the popular blood thinner heparin, sickening hundreds and killing about 100 in the U.S.

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Article ID: 699165

Pharmacy and Health Partners Announce ONE Rx Program to Help Prevent Opioid Misuse

North Dakota State University

A new opioid misuse prevention program called ONE Rx was announced by pharmacy and health care partners in North Dakota. This continuing education program for pharmacists at community pharmacies moves opioid misuse and overdose prevention to the initial patient encounter, increasing awareness when patients first fill an opioid prescription.

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17-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698976

Better Access to Quality Cancer Care May Reduce Rural and Urban Disparities

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

When enrolled in a cancer clinical trial, the differences in survival rates between rural and urban patients are significantly reduced, SWOG study results show.

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14-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699140

Statins Associated with Improvement of Rare Lung Disease

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering statins may improve the conditions of people with a rare lung disease called autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. The research also suggested that two new tests could help diagnose the condition.

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16-Aug-2018 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699129

GW Researchers Publish Review Article on Developing Vaccines for Human Parasites

George Washington University

Researchers from the George Washington University published an article in Trends in Parasitology outlining their lessons learned while creating vaccine candidates for hookworm and schistosomiasis.

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Article ID: 699127

Stony Brook Medicine Adds Fertility Practice to Community Network in Commack Facility

Stony Brook Medicine

Island Fertility has joined Stony Brook Community Medical, expanding to 23 the number of Stony Brook Medicine’s network of community practices and physicians.

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Article ID: 699122

Case Western Reserve Receives Major Grant to Improve Food Systems in Cleveland Neighborhoods

Case Western Reserve University

A multidisciplinary research team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a three-year, $936,000 grant to use collaborative computational modeling approaches to promote better community health through more equitable food systems.

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