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September 30, 2013
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Made in IBM Labs: Scientists Turn Data into Disease Detective to Predict Dengue Fever and Malaria Outbreaks

IBM teams up with Johns Hopkins University and UC San Francisco to help public health officials model, predict and track the possible spread of infectious diseases SAN JOSE, Calif., – 30 Sep 2013: Scientists from IBM are collaborating with Johns … Continue reading

May 10, 2013
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Hidden Dangers in the Air We Breathe

Berkeley Lab researchers work on new building standards after discovering previously unknown indoor air pollutants. For decades, no one worried much about the air quality inside people’s homes unless there was secondhand smoke or radon present. Then scientists at the … Continue reading

May 3, 2012
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Blood Discovery

UD researchers discover that JAM-A protein keeps blood clots in check Cut your toe, and platelets — those disc-shaped cells circulating in your blood — rush to the scene, clumping together to plug the leak. But when an unwanted clot … Continue reading

April 23, 2012
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Payment Innovation Cuts Depression Time in Half

When 25 percent of the payments to community health clinics were based on quality of care, patients received better care and had better depression outcomes. The results of this initiative are published in the American Journal of Public Health. University … Continue reading

January 7, 2012
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Guidelines Stress Caution When Combining Anti-Epileptic, HIV Drugs

EAST LANSING, Mich. — New guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology will help physicians better choose seizure drugs for people on HIV/AIDS medication, avoiding deadly drug interactions and preventing critical anti-HIV drugs from becoming less effective, possibly leading to … Continue reading

November 18, 2011
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Jeopardy! Winnings Spur IBM and Scripps Research Institute Collaboration to Fight Against Malaria

*Project to use 2 million PCs to crunch numbers, compress 100 years of research into just one* LA JOLLA, CA and ARMONK, NY – IBM’s Watson computing system broke new ground earlier this year when it defeated two celebrated human … Continue reading

July 22, 2011
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UA Public Health Students Blogging From Across Globe

*Students are blogging about their internship experiences from destinations as far away as Switzerland and Africa.* At the University of Arizona, summer internships matter. Three graduate students from the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health are working … Continue reading

July 9, 2011
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‘Combining Therapies Appears Safe, May Benefit Patients with Advanced Liver Cancer’

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Few treatments exist for patients with advanced primary liver cancer, but University of Florida researchers have found a new way to broaden the range of options and potentially improve health outcomes by combining two treatments. In the … Continue reading