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Understanding multimorbidity to close the health disparity gap

Multimorbidity — having two or more coexisting chronic conditions — is highly prevalent, costly and disabling to older adults. Across racial and ethnic groups, multimorbidity affects older adults...

Imperfect embryos can bring positive IVF outcomes

A new study in nonhuman primates finds abnormal embryos can result in successful in vitro fertilization. The chromosomal abnormality aneuploidy, in which cells have more or fewer than 46...

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Big changes in biosciences: Innovators celebrated

Collaborating across laboratories and with other institutions and industry makes for big biomedical breakthroughs. A biochemist discovers a chemical compound that lights up nerve endings so surgeons...

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OHSU researchers help drive innovations in health care

The U.S. health care system is experimenting with a range of innovative approaches to care delivery intended to address persistent quality and cost challenges. To change fundamental models of care...

Study shines light on mysteries of senility

Millions of Americans above the age of 65 suffer from dementia, a disorder of mental processes associated with loss of memory or perception skills that may impact a person’s ability to perform...

Beyond patient vs. care partner health: Karen Lyons’ dyadic theory

The experience of human illness affects not only the patient, but family members and other care partners — that much we know. Investigations of patients and their care partners, or dyads, have...