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January 23, 2015, 11:35 am
Newborn Foundation Featured on Global Health Panel at Annual Patient Safety Science and Technology Summit
The Newborn Foundation, an international nonprofit leveraging medical technologies to improve outcomes and reduce disparities for newborns, will highlight progress in global patients safety in maternal, ...

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January 10, 2015, 6:40 am
AZ accelerates submissions of newborn screening
The state Department of Health Services reports meeting a goal of getting Arizona hospitals to promptly submit blood samples from newborns for testing for life-threatening and time-sensitive disorders.

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January 22, 2015, 11:19 pm
Deadline to send baby blood sample now 1 business day
LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Board of Health gave final approval to two rule changes to blood sampling for newborn babies Thursday, including one measure to send samples to a state laboratory more quickly for testing.

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January 19, 2015, 10:56 pm
Researchers find genetic mutation that causes glycogen storage disease type IIIa in Inuit
A team of Canadian and Japanese researchers has identified the genetic mutation responsible for glycogen storage disease type IIIa in Inuit in northern Quebec, Canada, in a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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January 19, 2015, 11:56 am
Rare shared genetic mutation for disease in Inuit discovered
A team of Canadian and Japanese researchers has identified the genetic mutation responsible for glycogen storage disease type IIIa in Inuit in northern Quebec, Canada. Their paper identifies a mutation in the gene encoding the glycogen debranching enzyme, which had previously been undetected in a decade of investigation by the same authors.

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January 19, 2015, 9:16 am
Researchers identify rare shared genetic mutation for disease in Inuit
( Canadian Medical Association Journal ) A team of Canadian and Japanese researchers has identified the genetic mutation responsible for glycogen storage disease type IIIa in Inuit in northern Quebec, Canada, in a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The paper identifies a mutation in the gene encoding the glycogen debranching enzyme, which had previously been undetected ...

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January 15, 2015, 1:11 pm
Bristol Township students celebrate first Hope for Hannah Day
Hannah Ginion would have turned 2 Thursday. To honor her memory, students across Bristol Township wore blue to raise awareness for the baby who inspired a law to update Pennsylvania's newborn screenin

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January 15, 2015, 5:41 am
Microbiology Testing Market worth $12,411.36 Million in 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets
The clinical microbiology market is segmented on the basis of products into consumables and instruments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/microbiology-testing-market-219135367.html (PRWeb January 15, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/clinical-microbiology/market/prweb12440347.htm

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January 14, 2015, 11:31 am
Baby lives with half a brain
When Sandra and Neal Salerno welcomed their second child, a girl named Lillian Grace in December of 2011 – the blue-eyed, blonde-haired little cherub seemed the picture of perfection.

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January 14, 2015, 7:19 am
Dr. Loretta Doan Named Vice President of Policy and Global Affairs at AACC
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AACC is pleased to announce that Loretta L. Doan, PhD, has assumed the position of vice president of policy and global affairs effective today. Prior to joining AACC, Doan served as director of science policy at the Endocrine Society, an organization representing more than 18,000 scientists and clinicians. At the Endocrine Society, she led a ...

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January 11, 2015, 5:59 pm
Naegleria fowleri
Last year death toll from a deadly waterborne infection, primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), shot to 14 — all time high since the lethal germ began attacking residents of Karachi in 2012.

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January 11, 2015, 5:50 am
Cordillera's outstanding health units feted
A HEALTHY community starts with healthy children. The Department of Health-Cordillera, in coordination with the Commission on Population and the National Youth Commission recognized the different health centers in the region that performed well in implementing programs dedicated for children and the youth in 2013 and 2014.

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