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  1. Study in Mice Suggests Stem Cells Could Ward Off GlaucomaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Newswise

    An infusion of stem cells could help restore proper drainage for fluid-clogged eyes at risk for glaucoma. That's the upshot of a study led by a Veterans Affairs and University of Iowa team.

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  2. What's Going on When Babies Twitch in Their Sleep?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Newswise

    When her daughter was born two-and-a-half years ago, Mary Goldsberry-Troyer eagerly watched for the typical developmental milestones in her firstborn. She noted when Vivi smiled, rolled over, and took her first step.

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  3. What's Going on When Babies Twitch in Their Sleep?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Newswise

    When her daughter was born two-and-a-half years ago, Mary Goldsberry-Troyer eagerly watched for the typical developmental milestones in her firstborn. She noted when Vivi smiled, rolled over, and took her first step.

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  4. Wide Geographic Differences in Treatment of Diabetes, The...Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Newswise

    The University of California San Diego School of Medicine has launched the Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health , a new cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort to address one of the nation's leading public health threats. Joslin Diabetes Center, a research and clinical affiliate of Harvard Medical School, today announced a newly signed collaboration with Sanofi which extends their ongoing collaboration in exploring novel targets for treatment of diabetes.

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  5. Vitamin Nicotinamide Riboside Protects Mice From Diabetes ComplicationsRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Newswise

    A naturally occurring vitamin, nicotinamide riboside , can lower blood sugar levels, reduce fatty liver, and prevent peripheral nerve damage in mouse models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes , according to a new study by researchers at the University of Iowa and the Iowa City VA Health Care System. The findings provide a scientific rationale for conducting human trials to test the effects of NR on metabolic disorders including prediabetes and T2D, as well as obesity, fatty liver disease, and neuropathies.

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  6. Motivational Interviewing May Reduce COPD Readmissions:Read the original story

    May 15, 2016 | Newswise

    Session: A23 Understanding and Reducing COPD Rehospitalizations Sunday, May 15, 2016, 9 a.m. Location: Room 3024 , MOSCONE CENTER Newswise - ATS 2016, SAN FRANCISCO a' Motivational interviewing, a goal-oriented, client-centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change used in health coaching, is a feasible intervention that may reduce short-term readmissions for COPD patients. The study, which was presented at the ATS 2016 International Conference, is the first available randomized study to demonstrate the feasibility and effectiveness of the intervention.

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  7. Cooling Technique Protects Speech During Brain SurgeryRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Newswise

    A new cooling technique can both protect the brain's speech centers during surgery and pinpoint the areas separately responsible for word formation and speech timing. This is according to a study led by researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center and the University of Iowa published in the journal Neuron online Feb. 25. Patients in the study were put under local anesthesia for an initial part of their brain operations, some of which were to remove tumors.

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