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Featured Video: Spina Bifida Awareness Month

Spinda Bifida Resource Network (Flemington NJ): http://thesbrn.org/ Our goal is to provide comprehensive support and services to the more than 7,000 individuals, plus innumerable family members and professionals, living in New Jersey and metropolitan New York… SBRN is a...
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Alzheimer’s breakthrough hailed as ‘turning point’

Source: BBC News Health.com The discovery of the first chemical to prevent the death of brain tissue in a neurodegenerative disease has been hailed as the “turning point” in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. More work is needed to develop a drug that could...
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Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Approved for Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden

The New Jersey Presidents’ Council has approved a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree-granting program for the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden. Courses will begin in summer 2014. The DNP program, considered a significant step forward in advancing nursing education and...
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Why Is No One On the First Treatment To Prevent H.I.V.?

Source: The New Yorker.com In November, 2010, the New England Journal of Medicine published the results of a three-year clinical trial, funded by the National Institutes of Health, announcing the arrival of a treatment that could reduce the risk of contracting H.I.V. by more than...
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Scientists take big step towards universal flu vaccine

A team at Imperial College London say they have made a “blueprint” for a universal flu vaccine. Influenza is able to change the proteins that protrude from the surface of the virus as readily as people change outfits. However, the material on the inside is common to...
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Autism Project Looks to Early Detection

Source: New York Times In a small room similar to a doctor’s office, Marlaina Dreher broke into applause as her 5-year-old son, Brandon, grabbed a red plastic spoon filled with puréed lasagna and fed himself. “Good job taking a bite, buddy,” she said, joining in...
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