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Researchers develop treatment for canine ocular condition using turmeric

Researchers at Texas A&M University have produced a therapeutic derived from turmeric, a spice long-praised for its natural anti-inflammatory properties, that shows promise in decreasing ocular inflammation in dogs suffering

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Radiology research funding has increased—still no association with citation rate

According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), nearly half (47.7%) of the research articles published in major radiology journals declared funding—a proportion that has increased from 17% of articles

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Researchers redesign the face mask to improve comfort and protection

Imagine a reusable face mask that protects wearers and those around them from SARS-CoV-2, is comfortable enough to wear all day, and stays in place without frequent adjustment. Based on

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Helping teens with type 1 diabetes improve diabetes control with MyDiaText

Adolescence is a difficult period of development, made more complex for those with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). The challenges of managing multiple doses of daily insulin administration, blood glucose

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Financial strains significantly raise risk of suicide attempts

Financial strains such as high debt, low income and unemployment are associated with suicide attempts and should be considered key factors when assessing mental health interventions, a new study from

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Independent physician-owned practices adopt more quality improvement strategies

Little is known about what determines strategy implementation around quality improvement (QI) in small and medium-sized primary care practices. New research led by George Mason University’s College of Health and

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High-intensity lifestyle treatment beneficial for obesity in underserved communities

For an underserved primary care population, a high-intensity lifestyle-based treatment program for obesity results in significant weight loss at 24 months, according to a study published in the Sept. 3

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