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Scientists Develop New Flu Vaccines for Man’s Best Friend

Scientists Develop New Flu Vaccines for Man’s Best Friend

Just like humans, dogs can catch the flu. Two new vaccines for canine influenza could curb the spread of flu in shelters and kennels and prevent the possible transmission of a dog flu virus to people.

1/18/2017
Esophageal Cancer Research Defines Precise Features of Tumors

Esophageal Cancer Research Defines Precise Features of Tumors

A new study from a national team of genomic experts shows striking differences in some types of esophageal tumors and argues against treatment approaches that sometimes view esophageal cancer and stomach tumors as a single or similar disease. 

1/18/2017
New Telemedicine Grant Focuses on Sleep Care

New Telemedicine Grant Focuses on Sleep Care

A new grant will explore using telemedicine in the diagnosis and care of individuals with sleep apnea.

1/16/2017
Mother’s Touch May Extend to Brain Development

Mother’s Touch May Extend to Brain Development

A new study sheds light on changes in the brain that may explain why young infants who are placed in an orphanage or foster care often struggle with social relationships later in life.

1/4/2017
With a Tiny Video Camera, Physicians Improve Heart Valve Surgery

With a Tiny Video Camera, Physicians Improve Heart Valve Surgery

A quicker recovery for patients is one of the major benefits of video-assisted minimally invasive aortic valve replacement surgery. Physicians use a small incision in the chest wall and a tiny video camera on the end of flexible tube to guide the procedure.   

12/20/2016