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Dietary Amino Acids Improve Sleep Problems in Mice with TBI

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Findings suggest viable therapy for humans who've suffered concussions, TBI

Scientists have discovered how to fix sleep disturbances in mice with traumatic brain injuries — a discovery that could lead to help for hundreds of thousands of people who have long-term and debilitating sleep and wakefulness issues after they suffer concussions.

Nike Doernbecher Freestyle X collection available to public for first time Saturday

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Highly sought-after, collectible Doernbecher Freestyle collection will be available at the Nike Portland retail location and online at nikestore.com

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The Nike Doernbecher Freestyle X collection, seven one-of-a-kind shoes and matching apparel items, will be available for purchase for the first time. OHSU Doernbecher patient-designers will be on hand to launch their designs, sign autographs and share their inspiring stories of triumph over serious illness. This year's patient-designers include:

Autistic adults report significant shortcomings in their health care

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Oregon Health & Science University study finds fewer preventive services, higher use of the emergency department than non-autistic adults

PORTLAND, Ore. — Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have found that adults with autism, who represent about 1 percent of the adult population in the United States, report significantly worse health care experiences than their non-autistic counterparts.

OHSU Takes Big Step into Health Reform Implementation

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Increased capacity for 'delivery system science' one key to reform success

November 26, 2012 -- Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) today announced the receipt of a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a gift from Phil and Barbara Silver that will combine to strengthen OHSU's capacity to analyze health reform efforts and contribute to bending the cost curve down.

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