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Health

Colonoscopies lead to many more infections than previously thought
Published July 15, 2018
Study finds some outpatient centers have infection risks 100 times higher than expected
Scholarships
Senior among 10 AACR Undergraduate Scholars
Published July 15, 2018
Two-year award from cancer research organization supports young scientists as they begin their careers
Biomedical engineering
Medicine's problem-solvers
Published July 15, 2018
Biomedical engineering program empowers undergrads to develop real-world solutions for improving patient care
Biomolecular engineering
A fresh approach to fighting acne
Published July 15, 2018
Student team engineers a face cream that uses a novel approach to control blemishes
Advance Family Planning gets $34.7M from Gates Foundation
Published July 15, 2018
Initiative supports family planning and reproductive health around the world
Jhpiego
Nurses lead life-saving efforts in Botswana
Published July 15, 2018
New HPV screening strategy lets women collect their own samples in private, encouraging more to get screened
Heart health
Exercise (or lack of it) can alter heart failure risk
Published July 15, 2018
Consistently participating in recommended amount of physical activity in middle age can reduce heart failure risk by as much as 31 percent, review finds
A personalized approach to cancer treatment
Published July 15, 2018
Scientists find a way to distill complex biomolecular data into labels that are easier to interpret
Heart health
The Alzheimer's disease of the heart?
Published July 15, 2018
Protein clumping may contribute to heart failure development and could be used as a diagnostic tool for testing therapies or disease progression
Safe travels?
Published July 15, 2018
Unlike hotels, many Airbnb rentals aren't regulated by standard safety requirements, making injury prevention more challenging, researchers say