Brain Scan and Artificial Intelligence Could Help Predict Whether OCD Will Improve With TreatmentResearchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have developed a way to use brain scans and machine learning to predict whether patients with OCD will medresearch
"We recognized the need to help our faculty question-writers become more familiar with an integrated, higher-order assessment of knowledge. The question was: How?" One doctor examines Bloom's taxonomy from the perspective of multiple stakeholders.
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Existing Drug Effective At Preventing Onset Of Type 1 DiabetesResearchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Florida have found that methyldopa, a drug commonly used to control high blood pressure, may also help prevent medresearch
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Last week, the AAMC addressed the Senate's inability to pass any of the legislative proposals that included a permanent legislative solution for individuals with DACA status. "Not only does this uncertainty for Dreamers have an impact on the health professions
Dr. Bennet Omalu was the first person to discover chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in football players. Despite years of threats and pushback, he became a champion of safety in sports. #BlackHistoryMonth
"If we are to succeed as a community of academic medicine, it is incumbent on all of us to make improvements in our policies and culture so that we are fostering organizations and teams that are diverse, inclusive, and equitable."
Fewer primary care doctors are visiting their patients in the hospital, leading to rise of a new specialization aimed at inpatient care: the hospitalist.
New CRISPR-Cas9 Tool Edits Both RNA and DNA PreciselyResearchers at the University of Michigan have discovered a Cas9 protein in meningitis that can be used as “scissors” to precisely cut DNA and RNA. “The fact that our protein has dual function — medresearch
Love is still in the air! Watch these married physicians who are proving that medical marriages can work.
"Waiting for Irma". A med student shares her medical experiences in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
CRISPR-based Diagnostic Tool Advanced, Miniature Paper Test DevelopedResearchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, who unveiled the rapid, inexpensive, highly sensitive CRISPR-based diagnostic tool called SHERLOCK, have greatly enhanced the tool’s power, and has developed a miniature paper medresearch
Specific Set of Nerve Cells Controls Seizures’ Spread Through Brain

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found that activating a small set of nerve cells in the brain can prevent convulsive seizures known to be a symptom of epilepsy.
Understanding a Fly’s Body Temperature May Help People Sleep BetterResearchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have found molecular evidence that anciently conserved proteins in the brains of insects and mammals share a common biological ancestry as regulators of body medresearch
Cancer-Killing Virus Acts by Alerting Immune System

Researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have found that a cancer-killing virus may function as a cancer vaccine.The virus, currently in clinical trials, has been known to kill cancer cells
Smart Bomb Virus Shows Promise as Brain Tumor ImmunotherapyResearchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have engineered a common cold virus to attack the most common and deadly type of brain tumors.The researchers took the adenovirus, altered medresearch
Newly Discovered Gene May Protect Against Heart DiseaseResearchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have identified a gene, MeXis, that may aid in preventing heart disease. The gene interacts with cells inside clogged arteries to remove excess medresearch
Specific Protein May Reduce Inflammation, Improve Survival During the Flu

Researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine have found that GM-CSF, a protein that modifies the immune response to the flu, may also help reduce lung inflammation and improve
Gene Therapy Researchers Find Viral Barcode to Cross the Blood-brain Barrier

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have found a structure on the viruses used to deliver gene therapies that makes them better at crossing from
Engineers Create Miniature Self-sealing “Wound”Engineers at Emory University School of Medicine have developed a miniature self-sealing model to study bleeding and the clotting of wounds. The model could be used to discover new drugs and treatments or for diagnostics.     medresearch
New CRISPR Method Efficiently Corrects DMD Defect in Heart Tissue

Researchers at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center have developed a CRISPR gene-editing technique that may be able to correct most of the mutations that cause Duchenne muscular
New Research Suggests Your Immune System Can Protect Against MRSA InfectionsResearchers at Johns Hopkins University, the University of California, Davis, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease have identified how the immune system could protect from bacterial skin medresearch

Altering Huntington’s Disease Patients’ Skin Cells Into Brain Cells Sheds Light on DisorderResearchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have used skin cells from patients with Huntington’s disease and turned them into the type of
 Bacteria Play Critical Role In Driving Colon CancersResearchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy have found that an inherited form of colon cancer harbors two bacterial species that work together to help grow the disease. The researchers also medresearch
Selective Suppression of Inflammation Could Deplete HIV and Control HIV Activation  Researchers at Case Western University Reserve University School of Medicine and Emory University have found that a class of anti-inflammatory drugs already approved by the FDA for use on rheumatoid medresearch

ID’ing Features of Flu Virus Genome May Help Target Surveillance for Pandemic Flu Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified details about flu viruses that could help improve surveillance and detect a potential flu
‘Anxiety Cells’ Identified in the Brain’s HippocampusResearchers at Columbia University Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco have found cells in the brains of mice that fire when the animal is anxious.“Now that we’ve found these cells in the medresearch
Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Eliminates Tumors in MiceResearchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found that injecting small amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors in mice can eliminate cancer in those animals.“When we use these two agents together, medresearch

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