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High school students explore careers in medicine
TUCSON, Ariz. - High school students from Tucson participated in a health-care career fair Wednesday. "A Pathway to Success" is an annual event held by residents who work at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson South Campus.

Environmental associations with genes may yield opportunities for precision medicine
Science Daily
A new approach to genetic analysis finds associations between environmental factors and pharmacogenes -- genes associated with a person's response to drugs -- sparking ideas for new research at the interface of population genetics and medicine.

Oncologists, hematologists elected to National Academy of Medicine
The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 75 regular members and 10 international members. Election to the academy — considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine — recognizes individuals who demonstrated ...
Odunsi elected to National Academy of MedicineUniversity at Buffalo Reporter

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Family Medicine and Community Health Journal volume 6, issue number three publishes
EurekAlert (press release)
Beijing, October 18, 2018: The September 2018 issue includes five original research articles, a commentary article and a China Focus article addressing various topics in family medicine in both China and internationally. The first featured article in ...


Novartis pushes deeper into nuclear medicine with $2.1 bln deal
Yahoo Finance
ZURICH, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Novartis is paying $2.1 billion for nuclear medicine specialist Endocyte in Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan's latest deal to reshape the Swiss drugs group from a pillmaker to a producer of sophisticated therapies. Narasimhan ...
Novartis pushes deeper into nuclear medicine with $2.1 billion dealReuters
Novartis announces planned acquisition of Endocyte to expand expertise in radiopharmaceuticals and build on ...Novartis
Endocyte Enters Into Agreement to be Acquired by Novartis AG for $2.1 Billion | Endocyte, Inc.Investor Relations | Endocyte, Inc. - Endocyte

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Arizona State University

Marijuana on the long road to medicine
Arizona State University
ASU panel discussion debates benefits and perils of medical cannabis and why doctors want more scientific research. Last year almost 87,000 pounds of marijuana were sold to the nearly 153,000 Arizonans who carry medical cards legally allowing them to ...


World Cafe Nashville: Ketch Secor Of Old Crow Medicine Show - NPR
Ketch Secor is a Renaissance man who not only continues to make great music with Old Crow, but has also branched out into children's education.
World Cafe Nashville: Ketch Secor Of Old Crow Medicine ShowKNPR

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Syapse Hosts Inaugural Precision Medicine Council to Drive Progress in Precision Oncology
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“We formed the Syapse Precision Medicine Council to facilitate the exchange of concrete lessons and build on the rapid progress and growth of precision medicine,” said Ken Tarkoff, CEO of Syapse. “Today, I am thrilled that we are taking the next step ...

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Pharma Failures Actually Advance Medicine
Creating new medicines is extremely difficult and only one in 10 experimental medicines that enter human trials actually results in an FDA approval. Lowe acknowledges these challenges. But he also refers to these failures as “drug development sins” – a ...

Seven days in medicine: 10-16 October 2018
... region or the entire DNA structure. Over half (58%) of the diagnoses were recognised presentations of known syndromes, while 18% were unusual presentations, results showed in the New England Journal of Medicine. (Full story doi:10.1136/bmj.k4271) ...

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