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Students on UNLV's Team Las Vegas will vie to defend their title — first in the United States and second in the world — in the international 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon next month.
Patients in Las Vegas, Nev., now have access to cutting-edge 3T MR exams at Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) with the installation of the Vantage GalanTM 3T from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company. SDMI, one of the largest outpatient imaging centers in the United States and a 29-year research partner with Toshiba Medical, is the first healthcare provider in the country to install the Vantage Galan 3T. SDMI is leveraging the system’s patient-friendly features and streamlined operability to bring the most advanced MR technology to physicians for the betterment of their patients.
University of Nevada Las Vegas students from the colleges of engineering, architecture, hotel management, health sciences, fine arts and construction management will be competing in Solar Decathlon 2017 at Denver this fall to showcase their skills in designing an energy-efficient, solar-powered home that can actively support aging residents.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed five institutions in Nigeria’s health sector.
Nevada’s higher education system has eliminated a decade-old department dedicated to helping the state’s colleges develop training for health care workers.
The Nevada System of Higher Education has ended a 10-year-old program that sought to develop Nevada's health care workforce and encourage research.
In line with the recent trend towards extreme-cushioned running shoes, researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) examined how, and if, more-cushioned shoes affect a person’s running economy.
One local young woman leads a team of UNLV students who dedicate time out of their busy class schedules to give back to Las Vegas.
It was 34 years ago, in 1981, that the first patients of HIV were identified. Even now, there remain more than 36 million people worldwide living with HIV. In 2014, 1.2 million people died from AIDS-related illnesses. Three UNLV research professors, each manning a different front — from educational memoirs to life-saving baby showers to a possible cure — continue to make headway in this worldwide battle.
A promising new method for battling the spread of HIV in Africa was inspired by an unexpected source 8,000 miles away: a baby shower at the home of a Las Vegas professor.
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