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Treatments in Development for Narcolepsy May Reduce Chemotherapy-Induced Fatigue

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Uncovering the cause of fatigue represents a turning point in identifying possible therapies to counteract this debilitating side effect

Fatigue brought on by chemotherapy may be reversed with orexin, a brain protein that regulates arousal and sleep, according to a study led by an investigator with the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).

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.

Medical Research Foundation Honors Three Top Oregon Scientists

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Distinguished faculty from Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Oregon and Oregon State University receive the MRF's annual awards for scientific leadership and innovation

By: Oregon Health & Science University

November 16, 2012 -- The Medical Research Foundation of Oregon has announced the recipients of its 2012 awards for scientific leadership and innovation in Oregon. The awards were presented Nov. 15 at a reception in Portland.

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