Life Sciences

Recently I had the opportunity to interview the Deputy Director for Policy at the Armed Services Blood Program, Lieutenant Commander Aaron J. Harding, MSC, U.S. Navy, about the organization and the challenges of collecting blood for the services. Q. Can …
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By Maj. Zack Solomon, U.S. Army Public Health Command ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 3, 2011) — In 1974, Bill Bowerman, a co-founder of Nike, created one of the first modern-day running shoes, the “Waffle Trainer,” in an effort to …
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Military researchers here have developed a cutting-edge cancer vaccine that’s slashing breast cancer recurrence rates and giving some survivors a better shot at a cancer-free future. After more than a decade of research and testing, the cancer vaccine, dubbed E-75, …
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National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2) invites military mental health professionals to join “Psychological Health Providers for the Military Community,” a new group the center manages on LinkedIn. This initiative creates additional opportunities for providers to share information and …
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Ten years of conflict has given rise not only to the world’s best body armor and state-of-the-art battlefield technologies, but also a new understanding about ways to prevent eye injuries and treat those who suffer from them. When the war …
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Dr. James Bender is a former Army psychologist who deployed to Iraq as the brigade psychologist for the 1st Cavalry Division’s 4th Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Hood, Texas. During his deployment, he traveled through Southern Iraq, from Basra …
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By Rachel Parks, III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs On any given day, the Soldiers of the Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade are undertaking a number of medical appointments as they navigate the path to healing and transitioning back …
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By Roxanne Charles, Naval Medical Research Center, Office of Legal and Technology Services From www.navymedicine.navylive.dodlive.mil There is a need for rapid, sensitive “real-time” identification and diagnostic tools to detect rickettsial infection and a need for FDA-approved vaccines to protect our …
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