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  1. Both High, Low Levels of Magnesium in Blood Linked to Risk of Dementia

    09.20 / 22:44 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a study published in the September 20, 2017, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of…
  2. Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Announces Amy Haskamp, MSN CNS RN CPON(r) winner of the 2017 Dr. Pat

    09.20 / 20:40 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Chicago (Sep. 20, 2017): The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) has awarded this year's Dr. Patricia Greene Leadership Award to Amy Haskamp, MSN CNS RN CPON(r). Haskamp was presented with this award at the 41st Annual APHON Conference and Exhibit, held August 17 -19, 2017 in Palm Springs,…
  3. Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Announces Jami Gattuso as the 2017 Dr. Casey Hooke Distinguished Ser

    09.20 / 20:40 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Chicago (Sep. 20, 2017): The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) has presented Jami Gattuso, MSN RN CPON(r) with the 2017 Dr. Casey Hooke Distinguished Service Award. Gattuso received her award at the 41st APHON Annual Conference and Exhibit, held August 17 - 19 in Palm Springs, CA. This award is presented to an APHON member who has demonstrated excellence to service and to leadership of…
  4. Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Announces Dianne Fochtman as the winner of the 2017 Dr. Nancy E. Kli

    09.20 / 20:40 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Chicago (Sep. 20, 2017): The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) has awarded Dianne Fochtman, PhD RN CPNP CHPPN CPON(r) with the 2017 Dr. Nancy E. Kline Mentoring Award. This award was presented to Fochtman at the 41st Annual APHON Conference and Exhibit, on August 18 in Palm Springs,…
  5. Faulty Cell Signaling Derails Cerebral Cortex Development, Could It Lead to Autism?

    09.20 / 20:40 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Eva Anton's lab at UNC has shown how the deletion of the protein APC in progenitor cells - which give rise to neurons - disrupts the Wnt protein pathway, which previously was linked to genes associated with…
  6. APHON Announces the 2017 Membership Award Winners at its 41st Annual Conference

    09.20 / 20:40 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Chicago (Sep. 20, 2017) The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) announced the recipients of the 2017 APHON Membership Awards at its 41st Annual Conference and Exhibit, held August 17-19 in Palm Springs, CA. APHON Membership Awards recognize members who have shown outstanding achievement in their…
  7. Newly ID'd Role of Major Alzheimer's Gene Suggests Possible Therapeutic Target

    09.20 / 19:40 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A new role has been identified for the major Alzheimer's risk factor ApoE4, suggesting that targeting the protein may help treat the disease. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis show that ApoE4 exacerbates the brain damage caused by toxic tangles of a different Alzheimer's-associated protein: tau. In the absence of ApoE, tau tangles did very little harm to brain…
  8. Researchers Identify Millions of New Genes in the Human Microbiome

    09.20 / 19:40 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A new study of the human microbiome has uncovered millions of previously unknown genes from microbial communities in the human gut, skin, mouth, and vaginal microbiome, allowing for new insights into the role these microbes play in human health and…
  9. Glycosylation: Mapping Uncharted Territory

    09.20 / 19:40 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Glycosylation is the most abundant protein modification - over half of the proteins in our cells are 'decorated' with glycans. These sugar structures alter protein activities in all organisms - from bacteria to human - influencing fundamental processes, like protein folding and transport, cell migration, cell-cell interactions, and immune…
  10. NYU College of Dentistry Approved for $13 Million Research Funding Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Insti

    09.20 / 17:43 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A research team at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has been approved for a $13.3 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study cavity prevention, quality of life, and school…
  11. Beaumont Health First and Only Michigan Health System to Test Chronic Low Back Pain Device

    09.20 / 17:43 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    About two-thirds of U.S. adults will struggle with low back pain during their lifetime. ReActiv8 is a surgically-implanted device that delivers mild electrical stimulation to nerves in key lower back muscles. Unlike other nerve treatments, ReActiv8 does not mask a patient's…
  12. Preemies' Separation from Mom + Physical Stress May Increase Health Risks in Adulthood

    09.20 / 17:43 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A new study suggests that physiological stress in premature infants combined with separation from their mothers may have lasting effects into adulthood. In clinical studies, these factors have been found to increase the risk of obesity and insulin resistance, leading to metabolic disorders such as metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes…
  13. Finding a Natural Defense Against Clogged Arteries

    09.20 / 17:43 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified an unexpected natural protective factor against chronic inflammation that drives cardiovascular disease in type 2…
  14. New Clinical Trial Explores Combining Immunotherapy and Radiation for Newly Diagnosed Sarcoma Patients

    09.20 / 16:42 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are investigating a new approach to treat high-risk soft-tissue sarcomas by combining two immunotherapy drugs with radiation therapy to stimulate the immune system to destroy the main tumor as well as leftover microscopic cancer cells that may seed other…
  15. Characterization of a Slowly Proliferating Population of Melanoma Cells with High Metastatic Properties

    09.20 / 16:42 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A study conducted at The Wistar Institute has led to the identification of a slowly proliferating and highly invasive melanoma cell subpopulation, characterized by production of a protein associated with invasive…
  16. UAB Adopts Innovative Imaging Agent to Improve Detection of Certain Bladder Cancers

    09.20 / 16:42 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A blue-light cystoscopy may detect certain bladder cancer tumors more than the use of standard white-light diagnostic…
  17. Hold the Phone: An Ambulance Might Lower Your Chances of Surviving Some Injuries

    09.20 / 16:42 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Victims of gunshots and stabbings are significantly less likely to die if they're taken to the trauma center by a private vehicle than ground emergency medical services (EMS), according to results of a new…
  18. American Society of Anesthesiologists and CAE Healthcare launch first-of-its-kind interactive simulation product, Anesth

    09.20 / 16:42 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Anesthesia providers have been unable to improve their education and management of anesthetic emergencies in a virtual online environment, on-demand, from a simple laptop - until now. Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and CAE Healthcare unveiled Anesthesia SimSTAT - Trauma, the first in a series of Anesthesia SimSTAT interactive screen-based simulation…
  19. The Medical Minute: Going 'Gluten-Free' Not for Everyone

    09.20 / 14:47 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    More and more often, we see "gluten-free" food options on store shelves and restaurant menus. But what does "gluten-free" mean and why have such products become so…
  20. Two NYU School of Medicine Researchers Awarded New Pew Research Prizes

    09.20 / 14:47 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A research team at NYU School of Medicine and its Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine is one of six from across the United States to receive newly established innovation funds from the Pew Charitable Trusts' biomedical…