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13 hrs ago | The Columbian

Battle Ground man critically injured in Oregon crash

A Battle Ground man was critically injured in a crash in Clackamas County, Ore. Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Brightwood, OR, Rhododendron, OR

Yesterday | Medical News Today

Obese women may benefit from strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success

The findings of a new study suggest two ways to effectively address the problem that birth control pills may not work as well in obese women, compared to women of a normal body mass index.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Boing Boing

Why do some women get pregnant even though they're on the Pill?

The answer is more complicated than simply missing a dose, or failing to take your birth control at just the right time each day.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Where does that $100M donation to OHSU rank in the spectrum of anonymous gifts?

When it comes to anonymous donations, Oregon Health & Science University's $100 million bonanza is huge but far from record-setting.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

The Oregonian

Arab festival canceled due to Gaza violence; shooting suspect search: SE and SW Portland news

The annual Arab festival includes games popular in Middle Eastern countries, such as Backgammon.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Sellwood (Portland, OR), Israel, World News, Middle East

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Circulation

Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 Promotes Intestinal...

From the Department of Pharmacology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, and Saint John, NB, Canada ; Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN ; Oregon Health and Science University, Portland ; and Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Cancer Care ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Pharmacology, Nashville, TN

Circulation

Reprogramming the Response to Stroke by Preconditioning [Basic Science Advances for Clinicians]

Correspondence to Mary P. Stenzel-Poore, PhD, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Mail code L220, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Medicine, Nutrition

Applied Clinical Trials

OHSU Knight Cancer Challenge attracts $100 million gift

Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Institute has received a $100 million gift to fuel its ambitious vision to stop cancer in its tracks.

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Related Topix: Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success with obese women

The findings of a new study suggest two ways to effectively address the problem that birth control pills may not work as well in obese women, compared to women of a normal body mass index.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Men who take statins may exercise less

Older men taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins appear to be slightly less active than those who don't take them, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Fluvastatin (generic), Lescol, Lescol XL, Pravachol, Pravastatin (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Researcher

Two Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Brian J. O'Roak, Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics at Oregon Health & Science University for highly motivated individuals.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

OHSU gears up for $500M more of South Waterfront development

A view from Southwest Moody Ave. of the front of the Collaborative Life Sciences Building.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

ASH honors Grover Bagby Jr., M.D., and John DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D., for outstanding mentorship

The American Society of Hematology will honor Grover C. Bagby Jr., MD, and John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD, with 2014 Mentor Awards at the 56th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco for their sustained, outstanding commitment to the training and career development of early-career hematologists.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Eater

Wire: Elephant's on the Waterfront; Kim Jong Grillin's Pop-Up

Here's more intel about the newest location of Elephants Delicatessen , slated for the brand-new Collaborative Life Sciences Building at the Oregon Health & Science University.

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Related Topix: Dining

Science

Nervous system may hold key to treating asthma attacks

The wheezing, coughing, and gasping for breath that come with a sudden asthma attack aren't just the fault of an overactive immune system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Pharmacology, Ashburn, VA, University of Utah, Genetics

Fri Jul 18, 2014

OregonLive.com

Local surgeon, Dr. Lee Swanstrom, appointed as a Director for the American Board of Surgery

The Oregon Clinic is proud to announce that Lee Swanstrom, MD, FACS, was elected as a director for the American Board of Surgery, serving a six-year term.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Oregon

OregonLive.com

Oregon state medical examiner recognized for eye-donation advocacy

The Oregon state medical examiner recently was recognized by the Eye Bank Association of America for her longtime support of eye and corneal donations.

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WTVC

Medical Panel Suggests Yearly Pelvic Exams Unnecessary For Some Women

No more dreaded pelvic exam? New guidelines say most healthy women can skip the yearly ritual.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Infection Control Today

GW Researcher Unlocks Next Step in Creating HIV-1 Immunotherapy Using Fossil Virus

The road to finding a cure for HIV-1 is not without obstacles. However, thanks to cutting-edge research by Douglas Nixon, MD, PhD, and colleagues, performed at the George Washington University , Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Rochester and UC San Francisco, the scientific community is one step closer to finding a viable ... (more)

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, George Washington University, UC San Francisco, University of Rochester, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Foster's Daily Democrat

Guideline: Most healthy women can skip pelvic exam

No more dreaded pelvic exam? New guidelines say most healthy women can skip the yearly ritual.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

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