Washington University School of Medicine

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Name: Washington University School of Medicine
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The Latest Approach to Anti-Aging

Instead of fighting chronic diseases one by one as they develop, researchers suggest, medicine should focus instead on preventing several of these illnesses at once. That approach, the investigators say, could help extend healthy lifespans.The commentary ... [Published ThirdAge - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

One Route to Malaria Drug Resistance Found

Researchers have uncovered a way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to an investigational drug. The discovery, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, also is relevant for other infectious diseases including bacterial infections ... [Published Infrosoft - Jul 24 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

High blood pressure may protect the very old from dementia

New research suggests high blood pressure may not be all bad. Elevated levels might help to stave off mental decline among the extreme elderly, a U.C. Irvine study suggests.The finding follows a decade spent tracking high blood pressure and dementia among ... [Published Our Weekly - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Brunt named chief of minimally invasive surgery

L. Michael Brunt, MD, a nationally recognized laparoscopic surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. BruntBrunt succeeds Brent ... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Corcoran named assistant dean for finance

CorcoranMary Corcoran has been named assistant dean for finance at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her appointment, which marks her return to the university after six years at Stanford University, is effective Aug. 21. ... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Media Advisory: GW to Host Conference on Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Physical Therapy Program is pleased to host, in conjunction with Woods Duncan Consulting, "Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice," July 25- ... [Published Infrosoft - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Star tumor ablation system shown to reduce pain in cancer patients

A post-market study gives credence to the DFINE (San Jose, California) Star tumor ablation system's ability to significantly reduce pain in late-stage cancer patients who suffer from extreme back pain due to spinal tumors. The multi-center study was published ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging

National Cancer Institute Aging experts urge more focus on disease prevention to promote a long and healthy lifespan. Strategies include a healthy diet, exercise and possibly manipulating molecular pathways that slow aging. Medicine focuses almost entirely ... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Lacrosse injuries mount as sports' popularity rises

WASHINGTON -- More than 170,000 teens around the country play lacrosse -- a lotof them, around here. And as their numbers rise, so too does the rate of injury.Researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health and the Center for InjuryResearch and Policy ... [Published WTOP - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New Research Finds Pathogenic Connection between Autoimmune Disorders and Cancer

Autoimmune disorders may share certain pathogenic mechanisms with cancer, according to a new report published in PLOS ONE by Linda Kusner, Ph.D., assistant research professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the George Washington University ... [Published Infrosoft - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

International Conference on Diabetes Provides Dietary Recommendations for Type 2 Diabetes

New dietary guidelines for diabetes management, released at the International Conference on Diabetes (ICD), hosted by the George Washington University School of Medicine and the nonprofit Physicians Committee, favor low-fat, low-glycemic, plant-based ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 4 reports

New clues to brain's wiring found by scientists -- ScienceDaily

New research provides an intriguing glimpse into the processes that establish connections between nerve cells in the brain. These connections, or synapses, allow nerve cells to transmit and process information involved in thinking and moving the body ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 19 2014]

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"I am thrilled to be coming home to Washington University and to rejoin such an exceptional team of leaders," Corcoran said. "Washington University is an outstanding academic medical center, and I am honored to be a member of the School of Medicine."
...University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Physical Therapy Program is pleased to host, in conjunction with Woods Duncan Consulting, "Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice" July 25-26
"The Lymphoma Research Foundation's Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of the preeminent lymphoma specialists in the world and we are thrilled to have these six prominent individuals lend their expertise and talents to our Scientific Advisory Board" said LRF Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Thompson

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How malaria parasites resist drugs revealed [Published Siasat Daily - 9 hours ago]
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Brunt named chief of minimally invasive surgery [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 18 hours ago]
Corcoran named assistant dean for finance [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 18 hours ago]
Media Advisory: GW to Host Conference on Prepar... [Published Infrosoft - 19 hours ago]
Lymphoma Research Foundation Announces New Scie... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 21 hours ago]
Smoking Linked to Higher Suicide Risks [Published Nutrition Review - 21 hours ago]
Herzog Named New UC Cancer Institute Clinical D... [Published University of Cincinnati - 22 hours ago]
One route to malaria drug resistance found [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 24 2014]
Researchers uncover how malaria parasite become... [Published News-Medical.Net - Jul 24 2014]
One Route to Malaria Drug Resistance Found [Published Infrosoft - Jul 24 2014]
One Route to Malaria Drug Resistance Found [Published Newswise - Jul 24 2014]
Guideline saying women should not birth in wate... [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 24 2014]
Star tumor ablation system shown to reduce pain... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 24 2014]
More Researchers are Calling for Efforts to Tre... [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 23 2014]
Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 23 2014]
Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 23 2014]
Ultragenyx Appoints Sunil Agarwal, M.D. as Chie... [Published EMoneyDaily - Jul 23 2014]
Tute Genomics Genome Platform to Support BYU Al... [Published Utah Business Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
APA Honors Outstanding Contributions to Researc... [Published Psychiatric News - Jul 23 2014]
Lacrosse injuries mount as sports' popularity r... [Published WTOP - Jul 23 2014]
JOHNSON & JOHNSON : Study Finds New Cancer Risk... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 22 2014]
Michael DeBaun, MD, MPH, and Robert P. Hebbel, ... [Published American Society of Hematology - Jul 22 2014]
New Research Finds Pathogenic Connection betwee... [Published Infrosoft - Jul 22 2014]
Precision Therapeutics, Inc. Release: Manuscrip... [Published BioSpace - Jul 22 2014]
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Brunt named chief of minimally invasive surgery [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 18 hours ago]
L. Michael Brunt, MD, a nationally recognized laparoscopic surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. BruntBrunt succeeds Brent ...
Corcoran named assistant dean for finance [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 18 hours ago]
CorcoranMary Corcoran has been named assistant dean for finance at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her appointment, which marks her return to the university after six years at Stanford University, is effective Aug. 21. ...
One route to malaria drug resistance found [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 24 2014]
Robert Boston Audrey Odom, MD, PhD, looks at a microscope slide of malaria parasites. Odom and her colleagues have found one way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to fosmidomycin, an antimalarial drug in clinical trials. Researchers have uncovered ...
More Researchers are Calling for Efforts to Tre... [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 23 2014]
The aging research community of today is a far cry from that of fifteen years ago. At that time, it was pretty close to career suicide to openly talk about aging as a medical condition amenable to treatment, or tackling the causes of aging to extend ...
Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 23 2014]
National Cancer Institute Aging experts urge more focus on disease prevention to promote a long and healthy lifespan. Strategies include a healthy diet, exercise and possibly manipulating molecular pathways that slow aging. Medicine focuses almost entirely ...
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