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BU researcher receives AHA grant to improve cardiovascular treatments

(Boston University Medical Center) Vijaya B. Kolachalama, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, has received a Scientist Development grant from the American Heart Association.

Highlights from the Veterinary Behavior Symposium – Indianapolis, IN, July 20, 2017

  Last weekend I attended the Veterinary Behavior Symposium – the conference of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists – held in conjunction with the American Veterinary Medical Association’s annual convention in Indianapolis, IN. CattleDog Publishing co-sponsored the symposium and our booth was well attended. It was great to see so many of my friends … Continued

Researchers call for new consistent, robust standards for the development of meta-analyses

(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) The American Heart Association (AHA) published a scientific statement to provide recommendations for physicians and researchers who wish to do meta-analyses, journal editors who publish them, and health care professionals who wish to use them to make decisions about patient care.

A personalized approach to Alzheimer's disease prevention

(American Geriatrics Society) In a new study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, James E. Galvin, MD, MPH, Professor of Integrated Medical Science and Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, examined potential Alzheimer's disease prevention strategies.

American Thyroid Association Awards Research Grant to Lawrence A. Shirley, MD, MS, FACS, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The American Thyroid Association has awarded a 2017 Research Grant to Lawrence A. Shirley, MD, MS, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Shirley's project is entitled "Impact of BRAF-Mutated Papillary Thyroid Cancers on Cancer-Associated Fibroblast Genotype and Phenotype."

American Thyroid Association Awards Research Grant to Marco Medici, MD, PhD, MSc, Erasmus Medical Center

The American Thyroid Association has awarded a 2017 Research Grant to Marco Medici, MD, PhD, MSc, a clinical fellow in endocrinology at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In his project, "Personalized Management of Thyroid Disease," Dr. Show More Summary

American Thyroid Association Awards ThyCa Research Grant to Jens Lohr, MD, PhD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

The American Thyroid Association has awarded a 2017 Research Grant, funded by the Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. (ThyCa), to Jens Lohr, MD, PhD, who is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Medical Oncology Department at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Yoga can help to treat depression, studies show

New studies presented at the American Psychological Association's annual convention indicate that yoga can help to reduce symptoms of depression.

Fat shaming in the doctor's office can be mentally and physically harmful

(American Psychological Association) Medical discrimination based on people's size and negative stereotypes of overweight people can take a toll on people's physical health and well-being, according to a review of recent research presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

What your birth month says about your health

Believe it or not, there's actually proven research about how your birth month can affect your health. The Journal of American Medical Informatics Association has released a study that investigated the links between birth month and disease risk. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Study finds promise in new tactic to curb obesity: Address physician bias

(American Osteopathic Association) An educational initiative at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine is reducing medical students' negative attitudes toward people with obesity, a finding researchers hope will translate into better outcomes for patients struggling with weight, according to research published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

Statistical analysis to explain mechanism in state of general anesthesia

(American Statistical Association) Emery Brown, the Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and of Computational Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia...Show More Summary

'A toxic prescription': America's largest group of doctors unloads on the GOP 'skinny bill'

The Senate released the text to its "skinny repeal" plan on Thursday, and the biggest group of doctors in the US wasn't on board. The American Medical Association came out strongly against the Health Care Freedom Act on Thursday, calling...Show More Summary

Doctors: Banning Transgender People From Military Service Is Not ‘Medically Valid’

The American Medical Association said that transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military

Neuropathologist Examined the Brains of 111 NFL Players; 110 of Them Showed Signs of C.T.E.

The New York Times: Dr. Ann McKee, a neuropathologist, has examined the brains of 202 deceased football players. A broad survey of her findings was published on Tuesday in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Of the 202 players, 111 of them played in the N.F.L. Show More Summary

Study: CTE diagnosed in 99% of former NFL players studied by researchers

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers diagnosed CTE in 110 of 111 deceased NFL players.        

Nation's doctors demand Republicans pull the plug on Trumpcare, work to shore up Obamacare

Campaign Action The American Medical Association has escalated its opposition to Trumpcare, going from concerned about it to hair on fire at the prospect of what it means for their patients and the entire healthcare system. Turn your...Show More Summary

No Dye: Cancer Patients’ Gray Hair Darkened on Immune Drugs

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Photos provided by the Journal of the American Medical Association in July 2017 showed a cancer patient whose hair turned dark on new immunotherapy drugs.

The Latest: Doctors group advises Congress on health care

The Latest on Republican attempts to overhaul the nation's health care laws (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The American Medical Association is telling senators it's time to stop trying to … Click to Continue »

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