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  1. New Clinical Study Demonstrates That Exercise Following Bariatric...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Newswise

    ORLANDO, Fla., December 1, 2014 - A new study by researchers at the Florida Hospital - Sanford-Burnham Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes shows that patients who moderately exercise after bariatric surgery gain additional health improvements in glucose metabolism and cardiorespiratory fitness compared to patients who lead a sedentary lifestyle after surgery. The findings confirm the physiological and potential clinical benefits of adding an exercise regime following weight-loss surgery.

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  2. Sanford-Burnham Scientist Wins GlaxoSmithKline Drug Discovery...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Newswise

    Orlando, Fla., December 1, 2014 - Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona and Mayo Clinic today announced that a joint team of scientists has been selected as a winner of GlaxoSmithKline 's 2014 Discovery Fast Track Challenge. The Challenge is designed to accelerate the translation of academic research into novel therapies.

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  3. NSU Orlando Boasts Third Straight Year of 100 Percent Pass Rate for Physician Assistant CertificationRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Newswise

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- For the third consecutive year, Nova Southeastern University Orlando's Physician Assistant program can boast a 100 percent first time pass rate on the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam .

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  4. Sanford-Burnham Recruits Leading Cardiometabolic Experts to Its Medical City Campus in Lake NonaRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Newswise

    Orlando, Fla., October 29, 2014 aZ Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona today announced it has recruited two cardiometabolic experts to its Medical City campus in Lake Nona. Peter A. Crawford, M.D., Ph.D., and Andre d'Avignon, Ph.D., join the Institute's Cardiovascular Pathobiology Program from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.

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  5. Researchers Find RNA Molecules in Urine and Tissue That Detect Prostate CancerRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Newswise

    Orlando, Fla., October 9, 2014 - Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients, but not in normal healthy individuals. The study sets the stage for the development of more-sensitive and specific non-invasive tests for prostate cancer than those currently available, which could result in fewer unnecessary prostate biopsies with less treatment-related morbidity, according to a new study in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics .

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  6. Drivers, Don't Trade in Your Smartphone for Google Glass ... YetRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Newswise

    ORLANDO, Sept. 24, 2014 - Texting while driving with Google Glass is clearly a distraction, a new University of Central Florida study has concluded -- but there is a twist.

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  7. Responsible Use of X-Rays in Dentistry for Children Is Aim of New Education and Awareness InitiativeRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Children need smaller portions - this is true when it comes to eating meals, and when addressing topics such as imaging.

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  8. Physician Associates to Expand to Lake NonaRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Newswise

    Physician Associates one of the largest multi-specialty healthcare groups in Central Florida and a part of Orlando Health will soon be offering its services in the Lake Nona area.

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  9. Sanford-Burnham Appoints Perry Nisen as Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Newswise

    La Jolla, Calif., and Orlando, Fla., August 19, 2014 aZ Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute today announced that its Board of Trustees has appointed Perry Nisen, M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer and holder of the Donald Bren Chief Executive Chair.

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  10. Orlando Health Develops New Program to Keep Hearts Healthy During Breast Cancer TreatmentsRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Newswise

    Hearts are at risk when fighting against breast cancer - due to toxic side effects of common treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

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  11. ANFP National Leadership Conference Earns High Marks From AttendeesRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | Newswise

    "Change, Choice & Opportunity" was the theme for the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals' recent National Leadership Conference , held June 21-24 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.

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  12. Orlando Health Heart Institute Offers New FDA-Approved Transcatheter Heart ValveRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | Newswise

    Doctors at the Orlando Health Heart Institute are offering a new minimally invasive system to treat patients with narrowed, failing aortic heart valves who are considered to be at high risk to undergo surgery.

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  13. Loyola School of Nursing Students, Staff and Alumni Earn AccoladesRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Newswise

    Barbara Velsor-Friedrich, PhD, RN, professor and director of Niehoff's PhD program, received a HRSA Grant for the Nurse Faculty Loan Program for 2014-2015.

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