Washington University School of Medicine

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Name: Washington University School of Medicine
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Public health conference to address differences between public good and individual choice

The differences between public good and individual choice will be highlighted at the seventh annual conference of the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis. Some of the topics that will be discussed are vaccines, genetics, ... [Published WUSTL Politics & Public Policy News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Shriners to keep patients engaged in new hospital

For more inside looks at some of St. Louis’ most prominent construction projects, check out this week’s Structures focus inside the St. Louis Business Journal.When Shriners Hospitals for Children–St. Louis opens its Central West End facility in April ... [Published St Louis Business Journal - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

NIH funds study of malpractice risk, cardiac testing incentives

The National Institutes of Health has granted $2 million to study the effect of malpractice risk and financial incentives on cardiac testing.(HealthDay)—The National Institutes of Health has granted $2 million to study the effect of malpractice risk and ... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New molecule offers potential in targeted treatment of osteoporosis

Published on 29 September 2014New research from the US has demonstrated the potential of a new molecule to treat osteoporosis and other autoimmune diseases in a more targeted way than is currently possible.A team from the Washington University School ... [Published Arthritis Research UK - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Cance-r-evolution: Shrimp eyes help scientists develop 'cancer-seeing' phone camera

15:43Mantis shrimp.(AFP Photo / Alex Ogle)The brilliant natural design of the Mantis shrimp’s eyes allows the colorful crustacean to see cancer within our bodies. Now, scientists in Australia have reproduced the critters amazing ability in a camera that ... [Published Russia Today - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 4 reports

Cigarette Taxes, Smoke-Free Policies Have Led to Drop in Smoking and Drinking: Study

A new study finds cigarette tax increases and smoke-free policies have reduced both smoking and alcohol use. The researchers found consumption of beer and hard liquor declined in states where strict anti-tobacco legislation has been passed in the past ... [Published Partnership for Drug-Free Kids - Sep 25 2014]
Entities: Smoking, Taxes, Alcohol
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Discovery may lead to better treatments for autoimmune diseases, bone loss -- ScienceDaily

Scientists have developed an approach to creating treatments for osteoporosis and autoimmune diseases that may avoid the risk of infection and cancer posed by some current medications.Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking

By Alan MozesTUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette tax hikes and smoke-free policies have not only cut tobacco use in the United States, they may have led to a noticeable drop in alcohol consumption, according to a new study.Consumption ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Discovery may lead to better treatments for autoimmune diseases, bone loss

Michael C. PurdyMD/PhD student Julia Warren discusses her research into a new approach to designing treatments for autoimmune disorders and bone loss with her mentor and co-author, Steven Teitelbaum, MD.Scientists have developed an approach to creating ... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Study: Raising Cigarette Prices Means People Drink Less Beer & Booze

( Great Beyond ) For those who drink and smoke, it’s no surprise that often, the more you smoke, the more you end up drinking, and vice versa. So it follows that when state taxes make cigarettes more expensive, you might be inclined to smoke less, ... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Peers, not genetics, make teens more likely to drink

When it comes to teens and alcohol abuse, peer pressure may trump genetics . Though some people carry a gene variant that decreases the likelihood that they'll develop an alcohol problem, it may not be enough to prevent younger people from drinking too ... [Published CBS News - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

TIGER Grant To Fund New MetroLink Station

The Bi-State Development Agency (known as Metro) has been awarded a $10.3 million TIGER grant toward construction of a new light rail transit station and other improvements for accessing St. Louis' existing MetroLink transit system.The project is one ... [Published West End Word - Sep 24 2014]

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"I am pleased to join Agilis and hope my experience will aid the quest to transform the treatment of Friedreich s ataxia and other diseases that result from abnormalities in or lack of specific proteins,” said Dr. Darnell. Dr. Darnell’s research on mammalian RNA uncovered RNA processing and discovered many proteins (transcription factors) that are responsible for specific gene activation. Work in the 1990’s resulted in discovery of the first complete cell surface to nucleus signal transduction pathway: the JAK-STAT pathway which has proved to be of significant importance in autoimmune diseases and cancer. He began his career studying poliovirus in the research group of Harry Eagle at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, followed by research with François Jacob at the Pasteur Institute in Paris. He has held academic appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Columbia University prior to joining The Rockefeller University in 1974."
...childhood infections," said William G Powderly, MD, director of the Institute for Public Health and the J William Campbell Professor of Medicine. "The conference will explore the continuing need to seek the correct balance in these complex issues."
"Theoretically, the research could lead to the redesign of smartphone cameras, allowing people to self-monitor for cancers and reduce the burden on health systems" Professor Marshall said
...health care providers have multiple motivations for testing, first and foremost for the patient benefit," Farmer said in a university news release. "However, there is a good deal of evidence to suggest that physicians also respond to financial incentives and frequently report they test patients because of concern for malpractice and lawsuits."

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As part of the company’s coverage policy development, Cigna is using the NCCN Guidelines® and the NCCN Compendium® as references in the appropriate choice for the treatment of people with cancer in the United States.FORT WASHINGTON, PA — Cigna is using ...
Public health conference to address differences... [Published WUSTL Politics & Public Policy News - 18 hours ago]
The differences between public good and individual choice will be highlighted at the seventh annual conference of the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis. Some of the topics that will be discussed are vaccines, genetics, ...
Discovery may lead to better treatments for aut... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Sep 24 2014]
Michael C. PurdyMD/PhD student Julia Warren discusses her research into a new approach to designing treatments for autoimmune disorders and bone loss with her mentor and co-author, Steven Teitelbaum, MD.Scientists have developed an approach to creating ...
Study: Raising Cigarette Prices Means People Dr... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 24 2014]
( Great Beyond ) For those who drink and smoke, it’s no surprise that often, the more you smoke, the more you end up drinking, and vice versa. So it follows that when state taxes make cigarettes more expensive, you might be inclined to smoke less, ...
Gene protects teens from alcohol problems but n... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Sep 23 2014]
Robert BostonEmily Olfson, an MD/PhD student, led a research team that found that although a gene variant protects some teens from developing alcohol problems, its protective effects disappear when those adolescents spend time with other teens who ...
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