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Cystic fibrosis alters the structure of mucus in airways

Excerpt from The Loop.

In a new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Early Edition, University of Iowa researchers led by… 160 more words

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The relationship between diabetes, diabetes-related complications and productive activities among older Europeans

from The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2uepLAl on June 27, 2017 at 05:27PM

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To assess the impact of diabetes and diabetes-related complications on two measures of productivity for people in the labour force and out of it, namely “being afraid health limits ability to work before retirement” and “volunteering”. 203 more words

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Ramucirumab for Treating Advanced Gastric Cancer or Gastro-Oesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma Previously Treated with Chemotherapy: An Evidence Review Group Perspective of a NICE Single Technology Appraisal

from PharmacoEconomics at http://bit.ly/2sigDZP on June 27, 2017 at 03:45PM

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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) invited the company that manufactures ramucirumab (Cyramza®, Eli Lilly and Company) to submit evidence of the clinical and cost effectiveness of the drug administered alone (monotherapy) or with paclitaxel (combination therapy) for treating adults with advanced gastric cancer or gastro-oesophageal junction (GC/GOJ) adenocarcinoma that were previously treated with chemotherapy, as part of the Institute’s single technology appraisal (STA) process. 401 more words

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Table talk: How mothers and adolescents across socioeconomic status discuss food

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2teDidU on June 27, 2017 at 11:01AM


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Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 187
Author(s): Priya Fielding-Singh, Jennifer Wang

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Gender and the structure of self-rated health across the adult life span

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2uchblv on June 27, 2017 at 11:01AM


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Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 187
Author(s): Anna Zajacova, Snehalata Huzurbazar, Megan Todd

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Supporting the role of community members employed as research staff: Perspectives of community researchers working in addiction research

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2teRDHd on June 27, 2017 at 11:01AM


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Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 187
Author(s): Gala True, Leslie B. Alexander, Celia B. Fisher

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Investigating tangible and mental resources as predictors of perceived household food insecurity during pregnancy among women in a South African birth cohort study

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2ucczLZ on June 27, 2017 at 11:01AM


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Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 187
Author(s): Jennifer A. Pellowski, Whitney Barnett, Caroline C. 9 more words

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