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UCR researcher employs Actor-Network Theory to open black boxes in breast cancer survivorship care

UCR researcher employs Actor-Network Theory to open black boxes in breast cancer survivorship care

Today, many women diagnosed with breast cancer live long after completing their cancer treatments and have post-treatment health and information needs. Unfortunately, across healthcare systems, survivorship care is neither consistent nor systematically implemented. By conducting in-depth interviews with 82 breast cancer survivors and 84 providers in the Inland Empire region of Southern California, Deborah Lefkowitz, …

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News: Don't Throw Out Your Bougie Yet : Emergency Medicine News

News: Don’t Throw Out Your Bougie Yet : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: bougie, BOUGIE trial, BEAM trial, intubation Figure I consider myself a disciple of the bougie, and I was eagerly awaiting the findings of the first multicenter randomized controlled trial to confirm my success with it. Much to my dismay, the BOUGIE trial found no difference in first-pass success in intubation between two groups—80.4 percent …

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Special issue supports a national program to improve access to PrEP for preventing the spread of HIV

Special issue supports a national program to improve access to PrEP for preventing the spread of HIV

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have contributed to a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, including studies and commentary that support a national program to improve access to PrEP, a medication that prevents the spread of HIV. The policy proposal for a national PrEP program was …

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Scientists receive $3.9 million NIH grant to eradicate HIV from the brain

New discovery may open the door to targeted treatments for two types of rhabdomyosarcoma

A gene that UVA Health researchers discovered is responsible for the deadliest type of brain tumor is also responsible for two forms of childhood cancer, the scientists have found. The new discovery may open the door to the first targeted treatments for two types of rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer of the soft tissue that primarily strikes …

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