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HHS announces $10B in coronavirus relief funding to high impact hospitals

The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday announced it will distribute $ 10 billion in a second round of COVID-19 high impact area funding to hospitals starting next week. The HHS made the announcement through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As areas across the country see spikes in virus cases and hospitalizations, HHS… Read More »

Scientists reveal brain tumors impact normally helpful cells

When the brain gets injured, star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes come to the rescue. In the case of glioma — the most common type of primary brain tumor — this protective action comes at a price. A new study published in Neurochemistry International reveals that gliomas alter astrocyte function, which normally prevents the brain from… Read More »