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Older patients with severe dementia 2.9 times more likely to receive pacemaker

A team of researchers reviewing decisions to implant cardiac devices found that older patients with cognitive impairment were more often implanted with pacemakers, according to a study published online July 28 in JAMA Internal Medicine .The study utilized ... [Published Cardiovascular Business - 9 hours ago]
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Virginia Gov. Appoints Two Indian Americans to State Boards

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, June 27 named two influential Indian Americans to state commissions. Both have been active campaigners and fundraisers for the Democratic Party.Shekar Narasimham ... [Published India-West - 3 hours ago]
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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Adds Jason P. Camillo to its Intellectual Property Practice in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh – July 29, 2014 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney announced today that Associate Jason P. Camillo has joined Buchanan’s Intellectual Property Practice in Pittsburgh.Camillo focuses his practice in the area of electrical intellectual property, where, ... [Published Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney - 3 hours ago]
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Study: Running for just 5 minutes a day could lower risk of heart attacks and strokes

It can be hard to squeeze in time to exercise, but a new study suggests that even just five to ten minutes of running per day can make a big impact on health and reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.Published Monday in the Journal of the American ... [Published The Week Magazine - 20 hours ago]
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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:2 CHARGED WITH MURDER IN FATAL PHILADELPHIA CARJACKINGPolice believe 19-year-old Johnathan Rosa and 23-year-old Cornelius Crawford forced ... [Published Beaufort Gazette - 9 hours ago]
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New network unites university health care research

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Jul-2014Four major health institutions, including Penn State College of Medicine, have jointly received nearly $7 million to develop and expand a health data research network.The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), ... [Published EurekAlert! - 6 hours ago]
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Informative Bayesian Model Selection: a method for identifying interactions in genome-wide data

aLaboratory of Systems Biology and Bioinformatics (LBB), Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, IranE-mail: amasoudin@ibb.ut.ac.ir ;Fax: +98-21-6640-4680;Tel: +98-21-6695-9256bDepartment of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, VU ... [Published RSC - 8 hours ago]
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Tuesday Tour Day — University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Today we’re focusing on University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, based in Bradford, Pa. Pitt-Bradford is for students who want to earn a world-renowned degree in a personalized, supportive, and friendly environment. Students can choose from more than 40 ... [Published Next Step - 9 hours ago]
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Today's Top Medical Stories for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Running - even just a few minutes a day - appears to lower a person's risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Researchers in Iowa looked at 55-thousand adults during a 15 year period. They found runners who ran consistently lowered their risk the most. ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pitt Professor Explains Importance Of 2012 Solar Flare Close Call

NASA Solar and Heliospheric Administration (SOHO) image shows a solar flare(R) erupting from giant sunspot 649. The powerful explosion hurled a coronal mass ejection(CME) into space, but it was directed toward Earth. (Photo Credit: HO/AFP/)Related Ta ... [Published KDKA - Jul 28 2014]
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Pitt Innovation Challenge Poses New Health Care Questions, Looks for Promising Solutions

PITTSBURGH, July 23, 2014 – In the second competition of its kind, the University of Pittsburgh will award up to $375,000 to teams of creative thinkers who have fresh ideas to solve tough, health-related problems.The next challenge seeks answers to the ... [Published University of Pittsburgh - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Charles E. Kaufman Foundation Awards Nearly $2 Million for Research

The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation , a supporting organization of the Pittsburgh Foundation , has announced grants totaling more than $1.9 million in support of cutting-edge scientific research at Pennsylvania universities.In the New Investigator Research ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 28 2014]

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"Our involvement will increase Penn State's ability to conduct meaningful patient-centric comparative effectiveness research -- which describes studies that compare different treatment options or treatment approaches on outcomes that matter most to patients."
"These issues are pretty nonspecific," Ms. Brink said. "There's no really definitive health outcome or issue that's been associated with it at this point."
...when universities, businesses and governments are depending upon those scores as part of making important decisions," Ewing said in an email. "Without such safeguards and standards for quality, global acceptance is difficult, if not impossible."
...to be chosen as a recipient of these funds, which will benefit our breast cancercancer research and education efforts in Arkansas ," Emanuel said. "With this support, we'll be able to educate more women about the importance of mammography and continue the search for better treatment options."

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The Benefits of a Weight-Loss Buddy [Published Good Housekeeping - 21 hours ago]
Pitt Professor Explains Importance Of 2012 Sola... [Published KDKA - Jul 28 2014]
Obituary: Marilyn Burniece Salem, 82, former ow... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Jul 28 2014]
Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and I... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 28 2014]
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Childhood Sexual Abuse Raises Heart Disease Ris... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
Sexual and physical abuse during childhood can have long term effects on both mental and physical health , and previous studies have linked childhood sexual abuse to a greater risk of heart attack and other heart events—but it has been unclear exactly ...
Do e-Cig Flavors Market Tobacco to Children? [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 17 2014]
In the past few years, electronic cigarettes have become one of the most popular methods for nicotine consumption. Touted by many as a safer and less bothersome option than traditional cigarettes, many nicotine addicts have switched over to e-cigs ...
Attack of the parasite plants: vines taking ove... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 14 2014]
Mongabay: A worrying trend has emerged in tropical forests: lianas, woody long-stemmed vines, are increasingly displacing trees, thereby reducing forests’ overall ability to store carbon.Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Stanford ...
Will Have Sex With A Pan For Money [Published Right Thinking - Jul 14 2014]
Some whinny millennial is making the news of late, displaying her tale of woe on the internet for the purpose of begging for money. Not real original but when you can wave the LGBT flag around, suckers and their money are soon to follow, throw in a little ...
Her Bigot Parents Shut Her Out, Crowdfunding St... [Published The Young Turks - YouTube - Jul 12 2014]
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