Proteins in fluids bathing the brain are essential for building the brain, discover scientists in a report published March 10 in the journal Neuron. The finding promises to advance research related to neurological disease, cancer, and stem cells.
Recent research shows that women who start the most common type of hormone therapy — estrogen plus progestin — soon after menopause have a significantly higher risk of breast cancer than those who take the hormones later or not at all.
Jeffrey Akman, M.D., vice provost for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and a recognized expert in LGBT and AIDS-related psychiatry, was appointed to Mayor Vincent Gray's Commission on HIV/AIDS.
The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) has received a one year, $300,000 contract from the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DCVAMC) to provide five training modules in spiritual care to interdisciplinary health care providers.