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UoFl Racetrack Clinic Nationally Recognized as Innovative Model

The American Academy of Nursing has named School of Nursing faculty members Whitney Nash, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., and Sara Robertson, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., Edge Runners for establishing and growing the Kentucky Racing Health Services Center, which serves low-income thoroughbred racing industry workers and their families. Show More Summary

American Academy of Sleep Medicine announces 2017 award recipients

(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Several leaders in the field of sleep medicine and a national transportation executive were selected as recipients of the 2017 American Academy of Sleep Medicine awards, which will be presented Monday, June 5, during the plenary session of SLEEP 2017, the 31st annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS) in Boston.

Sleep Research Society announces 2017 award recipients

(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Several of the world's leading sleep and circadian scientists were selected as recipients of the 2017 Sleep Research Society awards, which will be presented Monday, June 5, during the plenary session of SLEEP 2017, the 31st annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS) in Boston.

Lemtrada Might Outperform Ocrevus in Preventing MS Relapses, Italian Researchers Say

Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) may be more effective in preventing relapses in multiple sclerosis patients than the newly approved Ocrevus (ocrelizumab), according to a study presented April 28 at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston. Show More Summary

SCCA President Elected to 2017 Class of Fellows of AACR Academy

The American Association for Cancer Research, or AACR, announced that Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's Dr. Nancy Davidson, an internationally acclaimed breast cancer oncologist, is among its newly elected class of Fellows of the AACR Academy.

Could Parkinson's Disease Start in the Gut?

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve, according to a study published in the April 26, 2017, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The vagus nerve extends from the brainstem to the abdomen and controls unconscious body processes like heart rate and food digestion.

2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting to showcase new discoveries in children's health

(American Academy of Pediatrics) The 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies 2017 Meeting takes place May 6-9 in San Francisco, giving thousands of researchers from across globe an opportunity to share and discuss their latest findings.

New Guideline Published on Uncommon Risk of Death in Epilepsy

There is an uncommon risk of death that people with epilepsy and their loved ones may not know about. The risk is called sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, or SUDEP. Now the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Epilepsy...Show More Summary

D.C. charter school for adult students could be shut down

The Latin American Youth Center Career Academy opened in 2012 to educate students who need a GED or career training.

'30s American Hollywood Actors: The Classic Film Stars That Make You Fall in Love

The 1930s was part of the Golden Age of Hollywood, when 'actors' were movie stars, and 'films' were genre-based masterpieces. This era contains some of the best actors of all time, many of whom are Academy Award winners, as well as classic film stars. These American famous movie stars were the very definition of glitz and glamour in the 1930s. Show More Summary

Canadian Neurologist Traboulsee Reflects on Today’s MS Options

The American Academy of Neurology‘s (AAN) 2017 annual meeting will bring together physicians who practice in all areas of neurology, including our own multiple sclerosis (MS) specialists. In a recent interview with Anthony Traboulsee,...Show More Summary

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Senior Advocates and Patient Groups Commend CMS for Taking Action Against Hidden Epidemic of Older Adult Malnutrition

As malnutrition costs rise for older Americans, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a coalition of senior advocate and patient organizations commend the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for proposing adoption of quality measures that will take action against the hidden epidemic of older adult malnutrition.

Study: Alcohol Consumption Increases Rosacea Risk in Women

According to new research published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, increased consumption of alcohol, particularly white wine and liquor, is associated with a higher risk of rosacea in women.

AAN Annual Meeting Offers First Ocrevus Data Update Since MS Therapy’s Approval by FDA

New data on the recently approved multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) will be presented at the upcoming American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting 2017, which will take place April 22-28 in Boston. The meeting is the first scientific conference focusing on neurology since the U.S. Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Minute: How often do kids need to shampoo?

A child’s hair-washing routine depends on age, activity level and ethnicity, according to dermatologists. The American Academy of Dermatology’s guidelines say, older, more active kids generally need to shampoo more often. However, there are exceptions. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, pediatric dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis gives some advice on how often your child should shampoo […]

150-Year-Old Drug May Provide 'Off' Time Relief for People with Advanced Parkinson's Disease

New research provides evidence that an old drug may provide relief for people with advanced Parkinson's, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 69th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 22 to 28, 2017.

Sanofi Genzyme to Discuss Three Multiple Sclerosis Therapies at Boston Event

Sanofi Genzyme will discuss three of its multiple sclerosis therapies at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Boston, April 22-28. The presentations will cover two approved treatments for relapsing MS – Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) and Aubagio (teriflunomide) – and one that has been in a Phase 1 clinical trial — GLD52 (GZ402668). Show More Summary

Professor named Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

(University of California - Riverside) Katherine Borkovich, a professor and chair of the UC Riverside Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

Dr. Beverly Davidson elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Beverly L. Davidson, Ph.D., a nationally prominent researcher at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, has been elected to the 2017 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy is one of the nation's oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers.

Dr. Beverly Davidson Elected to the National Academy of Arts and Sciences

Beverly L. Davidson, PhD, a nationally prominent researcher at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, has been elected to the 2017 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy is one of the nation's oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers.

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