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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


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:

RMHC, OHSU Doernbecher Announce Interim Housing Solution for Families of Seriously Ill Children Traveling to Portland for Medical Care

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April 29, 2013 — Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oregon and Southwest Washington (RMHC) and Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital have developed an interim housing solution to ensure families of children receiving care at OHSU Doernbecher have a place to stay when the RMHC "West House" on Marquam Hill closes July 1.

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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