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Study examines effect of sleep quality on peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults

Study examines effect of sleep quality on peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Study finds persistently high rate of long-term opioid prescribing for older cancer survivors

Study finds persistently high rate of long-term opioid prescribing for older cancer survivors

Better training needed for internal medicine residents to combat HIV epidemic, survey suggests

Better training needed for internal medicine residents to combat HIV epidemic, survey suggests

Mount Sinai study provides fresh insights into cellular pathways that cause cancer

Mount Sinai study provides fresh insights into cellular pathways that cause cancer

USC Norris study focuses on reducing financial barriers to clinical trial enrollment

USC Norris study focuses on reducing financial barriers to clinical trial enrollment

Study finds significant delays in reporting human cases of West Nile virus

Study finds significant delays in reporting human cases of West Nile virus

Study finds ‘superbug’ in hands or nostrils of patients staying in the hospital

Study finds ‘superbug’ in hands or nostrils of patients staying in the hospital

Making smarter decisions about where to recover after hospitalization

Making smarter decisions about where to recover after hospitalization

ASCO issues guideline recommending older adults with cancer to receive geriatric assessment

ASCO issues guideline recommending older adults with cancer to receive geriatric assessment

Newly developed tool helps train clinicians to optimally care for older people

Newly developed tool helps train clinicians to optimally care for older people

New clinical pathway reduces rate of debilitating complications for frail elderly trauma patients

New clinical pathway reduces rate of debilitating complications for frail elderly trauma patients

Poor hearing may prevent older adults from actively participating in their health care

Poor hearing may prevent older adults from actively participating in their health care

Sleeping pill use may indicate future need for greater hypertension treatment

Sleeping pill use may indicate future need for greater hypertension treatment

Common pain reliever may increase stroke risk in people with diabetes

Common pain reliever may increase stroke risk in people with diabetes

Study evaluates quality of life, emotional health of people who look after older adults with cancer

Study evaluates quality of life, emotional health of people who look after older adults with cancer

Researchers explore better treatments for irritated tendons

Researchers explore better treatments for irritated tendons

New Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health launched at Mount Sinai

New Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health launched at Mount Sinai

Using gene therapy strategies to rejuvenate aging cells and treat osteoarthritis

Using gene therapy strategies to rejuvenate aging cells and treat osteoarthritis

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer