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  1. New Clinical Advances in Gastroenterology Presented at the World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Newswise

    Orlando, FL More than 5,000 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals from nearly 70 countries around the world will convene at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL for the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course to review the latest scientific advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive diseases and clinical practice management. The American College of Gastroenterology and the World Gastroenterology Organisation are co-hosting the World Congress of Gastroenterology.

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  2. American College of Gastroenterology Announces Winners of Third...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Newswise

    Orlando, FL The American College of Gastroenterology announces the winners of the 2017 SCOPY Awards to recognize the achievements of ACG members in their community engagement, education and awareness efforts for colorectal cancer prevention. "The 2017 SCOPY Award Winners deliver yet another class of extraordinary initiatives, meeting the high bar established in past years," said Jordan J. Karlitz, MD, FACG, Chair, ACG Public Relations Committee, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tulane Cancer Center, New Orleans, LA.

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  3. Introducing CareSpot Urgent Care | Orlando HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Newswise

    Newswise - Orlando, FL In the coming weeks, work crews will begin installing new signage to reflect the recently completed transaction between CareSpot Urgent Care and Orlando Health. For patients, the new partnership provides the ability to seamlessly connect to a broad spectrum of health care from urgent to acute within their own communities, close to home.

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  4. Calorie Reduction + Exercise = Better Muscle Function in Older AdultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Newswise

    Improved muscle performance starts with better mitochondrial function. Older adults who are overweight may improve their muscle function with a weight loss program that combines exercise and calorie reduction, according to researchers from Florida Hospital, in Orlando, Fla., who present their findings today at the American Physiological Society's Physiological Bioenergetics: Mitochondria from Bench to Bedside conference in San Diego.

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  5. Taking It to the Clinic: Using Mitochondria to Diagnose DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Newswise

    Leading researchers will discuss advances in understanding the role of mitochondria in health and disease and the use of the "powerhouse of the cell" as a clinical diagnostic tool during the "Translating the Mitochondria - Taking It to the Clinic" symposium at the American Physiological Society's Physiological Bioenergetics: Mitochondria from Bench to Bedside conference. "Mitochondria are important to cellular function in every organ, and when mitochondria become dysfunctional, there are significant disease manifestations," said symposium chair Roberta Gottlieb, MD, director of molecular cardiobiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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  6. Heart Hormones Protect Against Obesity and Insulin ResistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Newswise

    Orlando, Fla., August 25, 2017 Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in Lake Nona, Florida have shown that enhanced natriuretic peptide signaling in adipose tissue protects against obesity and insulin resistance. The findings suggest that boosting levels of NPs in adipose tissue may be an important avenue to explore for combating metabolic disease.

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  7. New Physician Executive to Join Orlando HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Newswise

    Orlando, FL Sunil S. Desai, MD, FCCP, FAASM has been named s enior vice president, Orlando Health and president, Orlando Health Medical Group. Dr. Desai, who is certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, and certified sleep medicine, is an accomplished physician and executive.

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  8. Sanford Burnham Prebys and Mayo Clinic Collaborators Awarded Multi-Year NIH GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Newswise

    Orlando, FL, August 09, 2017 - A team of researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona, Fla. and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have been awarded a three-year National Institutes of Health grant which aims to identify molecules that could become new medicines to inhibit myocardial fibrosis.

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  9. NCCN Foundation Announces Fifth 2017 Young Investigator AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Newswise

    Dr. Zhu joins four additional awardees named earlier this year, representing the seventh series of NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards - a program initiated in 2011. The grants provide researchers at National Comprehensive Cancer Network Member Institutions with funding over a two-year period to each awardee.

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  10. WashU Expert: K-12 School Policies on African American Hair Are DiscriminatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Newswise

    The naturally curly texture of the hair of many African Americans is not something schools should be spending their limited time and resources regulating, says an expert on implicit bias and the law at Washington University in St. Louis. "Several school districts around the nation have adopted policies that prevent students from wearing their hair in braids, twists, dreadlocks and Afros, and even Afro puffs," said Kimberly Norwood , the Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law and professor of African & African American Studies in Arts & Sciences.

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  11. CareSpot Urgent Care and Orlando Health Reach Definitive Agreement...Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Newswise

    Newswise - Orlando, FL CareSpot Urgent Care and Orlando Health have entered into a definitive agreement to partner in urgent care throughout greater Orlando, including the eight existing Orlando-area CareSpot urgent care centers. Under the terms of the agreement, the existing centers, and all future centers, will continue to be managed by CareSpot and co-branded CareSpot Urgent Care Orlando Health.

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  12. Orlando Health, West Orange Healthcare District Break Ground On New Ocoee Cancer CenterRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Newswise

    Orlando, Florida Leaders with Orlando Health and the West Orange Healthcare District gathered today to break ground on a new cancer center on the campus of Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida. At 30,000 square feet, the new Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center Ocoee will almost double the size of the existing cancer center located near the hospital campus.

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  13. SAEM 2017: EM Physicians Should Stay Current on Studies to Up Their Critical Care GameRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Newswise

    Stull, a critical care fellow at Michigan Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology, presented at the 2017 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, on the importance of staying up to date on medical literature, even outside of one's primary field of medicine. Instead of simply lecturing on what they felt was important, in a panel titled "Upping Your Critical Care Game," Stull and his fellow Michigan Medicine presenters, Carrie Harvey, M.D. , assistant professor of emergency medicine, and Colin McCloskey, M.D., first-year critical care fellow, mixed it up.

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  14. SAEM 2017: Best Practices in EMS Oversight Needed to Improve Pre-Hospital CareRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Newswise

    After a 2015 national report detailed fragmentation among emergency medical services systems, Michigan Medicine researchers worked with stakeholders in Michigan to explore best practices in improving pre-hospital care. Emergency medical services are often the first to provide acute care to critically ill patients.

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  15. Greener Chemistry Through GlycerineRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | Newswise

    Washington, D.C. May 2, 2017 Research focused on converting crude glycerine, a key chemical feedstock in over-supply into greener, more value-added products on developing alternative, greener technologies and processes is being honored with the 2017 Glycerine Innovation Award. This year's recipient is Prof.

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  16. NCCN Survey Reveals Oncology's Concerns About Financial Distress, Patient Access to CareRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Newswise

    Oncology community professionals are concerned about the ability of their patients to access cancer screening and treatment under the proposed American Health Care Act, according to a survey conducted March 23-25, 2017 at the National Comprehensive Cancer NetworkA 22nd Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Cancer Carea at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida.

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  17. Study: Liver Responds Positively to Leptin Treatment in Patients with LipodystrophyRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. Researchers at Michigan Medicine have found the livers of patients with a rare disease that affects metabolism have responded positively to leptin therapy.

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  18. Inhaled Corticosteroids May Raise Women's Risk of the Metabolic SyndromeRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Newswise

    Use of inhaled corticosteroids in women is associated with a higher body mass index and an increased prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of risk factors for type 2 diabetes and heart disease, researchers have found. Results from a large Dutch study will be presented Sunday at the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.

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  19. Participation in a Weight Management Program Reduces Job AbsenteeismRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Newswise

    Individuals with obesity who enrolled in a structured weight loss program report fewer hours missed from work after six months in the program, according to a study being presented Sunday at the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. "A concern shared by both employers and employees is that time spent in the program attending the physician and dietitian visits, and the vigilance required to maintain lifestyle modifications, might diminish time and productivity on the job," said Jennifer Iyengar, M.D., the study's lead author and an endocrinology fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

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  20. Children at High Risk of Diabetes Should Be Screened by HbA1C and Oral Glucose Tolerance TestsRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Newswise

    Doctors should add an oral glucose tolerance test to their hemoglobin A1C when they screen high-risk children for prediabetes and diabetes, new research from South Korea suggests. The study results will be presented Tuesday, April 4, at ENDO 2017, the annual scientific meeting of the Endocrine Society, in Orlando, Fla.

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