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Karen M. Davis to chair NCHICA Board of Directors

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – Karen M. Davis, business group chief information officer and vice president of RTI International’s Research Computing Division, has been elected the new Chair of the Board of Directors (BOD) of NCHICA (North Carolina Healthcare...

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Study discovers new gene-nutrient interaction for lung function

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an incurable lung disease that causes difficulty breathing and other complications, is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Having reduced lung function increases the risk for COPD. Environmental factors, like smoking and nutrition...

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Vietnam eliminates lymphatic filariasis, a disfiguring disease

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— The Government of Vietnam has eliminated lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem, according to a recent announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) also recognizing elimination in Palau and Wallis and Futuna. With this announcement, Vietnam joins a...

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