Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Announcement

Applications Now Open for PhRMA Foundation Value Assessment Research Awards

The PhRMA Foundation will again be offering funding for innovative research proposals in the area of Value Assessment in 2020. The Foundation is seeking proposals…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Research Articles

دراسة تكتشف أن نقص التغذية أمر شائع عند تشخيص الداء البطني

روتشستر، مينيسوتا - يكون نقص التغذية عرضًا شائعًا لدى البالغين في وقت تشخيص الداء البطني، ويشمل ذلك نقص الفيتامينين ب-12 ود، وكذلك حمض الفوليك والحديد…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Estudo constata que deficiências nutricionais são comuns no momento do diagnóstico da doença celíaca

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Deficiências nutricionais, incluindo vitaminas B12 e D, assim como folato, ferro, zinco e cobre, são comuns em adultos ao serem diagnosticados com…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Research Articles

New study suggests anesthesia, invasive surgery doesn’t increase Multiple Sclerosis relapse risk

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A recent Multiple Sclerosis Journal study that included data from 281 patients and 609 surgeries suggests post-operative MS relapse risk does…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Moments of Clarity in Dementia Patients At End of Life: Glimmers of Hope?

It happens unexpectedly: a person long thought lost to the ravages of dementia, unable to recall the events of their lives or even recognize those…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Feature

Highly Elastic and Self-Healing Protein Crystals

The Science Scientists created crystals that can stretch and then shrink back to their original state. They built the new form of material by chemically…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Super-stretchy, Self-healing, Tunable Polymers

The Science A novel self-healing material stretches up to 5,600 percent. The team controlled the polymer’s super-elastic and self-healing properties by tuning its rubbery segments…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Announcement

CANCER RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND CHORDOMA FOUNDATION PARTNER TO ADVANCE IMMUNOTHERAPY RESEARCH IN RARE CANCER

NEW YORK and DURHAM, NC, June 28, 2019—The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) and Chordoma Foundation announced today that they have established a research partnership to…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Appoints World-Renowned Urologic Reconstructive Surgeon to Join Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery

Miroslav Djordjevic, MD, PhD, an internationally renowned surgeon and a world authority on surgery for transgender individuals, has joined the Mount Sinai Health System as…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Announcement

Meridian Health Foundation Announces Addition of Jacqueline M. Bartley-Oxley, J.D., Vice President for Development

Neptune, NJ – June 28, 2019 – Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Jacqueline M. Bartley-Oxley, J.D., as…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Policy

Physicians Strongly Support House Effort to Protect Patients from Surprise Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Out of the Middle, a coalition of leading health care providers, applauds today’s introduction of the bipartisan Protecting People from Surprise Medical…

Updated : Jun 28, 2019 in Announcement

$1 Million Gift Made to Southern Ocean Medical Center

Manahawkin, NJ – June 28, 2019 – The Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce a gift of $1 million from…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Researchers Cook Up Chemical Reactions in Primordial Soup

In the 1950s, when chemist Stanley Miller created the experiment that would eventually bear his name – the Miller-Urey experiment – he was trying to…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

UC San Diego Chemists Take Aim at Drug Predictions

As many American consumers know, “pharma” means the big business of drug therapy. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, drug discovery is no…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

UAH, Wichita State enter aerospace project agreement

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (June 26, 2019) – The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on aerospace projects…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Advertencia de un experto: Tratamiento de sofocos y sudores nocturnos sin hormonas

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona: ¿No es posible recurrir a las hormonas? No hay ningún problema. Esa es la manera como la Dra. Jewel Kling de la División…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Professor Can Discuss Cyanobacteria Blooms in New Jersey

New Brunswick, N.J. (June 27, 2019) – With cyanobacteria blooming in much of Lake Hopatcong – New Jersey’s largest lake – Rutgers Cooperative Extension Agent…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Policy

AACI Endorses Call for Elimination of HPV-Related Cancers

Today, the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) joined the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Biden Cancer Initiative, and Moffitt Cancer Center to host…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Novel Electrodes Enhance Battery Capacity

The Science Electric cars and other mobile uses could use fast-charging batteries that pack a lot of energy in a small space. Now, a team…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

WashU Expert: SCOTUS gerrymandering decision tremendous loss for democratic process

The Supreme Court’s June 27 decision to kill all federal constitutional complaints about partisan gerrymandering is a tremendous loss for our democratic process, says a…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

New Study Examines the Association of Naloxone Coprescription Laws with Naloxone Prescription Dispensing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 28, 2019) – In a new study published in JAMA Network Open, University of Kentucky researchers, in collaboration with researchers from Ferris State University, examined…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

How Does ‘Supportive Touch’ Reduce Pain? Study Reveals Changes in Brain Activity

June 27, 2019  – Holding hands with a romantic partner – a form of "supportive touch" – reduces pain-specific signal in the brain of women…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

Hayhoe Named to National Museum of Natural History Advisory Board

Katharine Hayhoe, co-director of the Texas Tech University Climate Center and a professor in the Department of Political Science in the College of Arts &…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

LGBTQ Asian Americans seen as more ‘American’

The fastest-growing racial group in the United States — Asian Americans — is also one that is consistently perceived as “foreign.” But for Asian Americans…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

UW social work professor studies health, social isolation of LGBTQ seniors

Research shows that LGBTQ older adults are at higher risk for many chronic medical conditions, yet are also resilient and proactive when it comes to…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

Ten UIC students selected for Schweitzer fellowships

Ten students from the University of Illinois at Chicago have been selected for the distinguished Schweitzer Fellowship, a year-long service learning program that helps address the health…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Feature

Pilot study in smart systems launched as part of Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship

A pilot study involving academic and industry collaborators in smart systems has been initiated by Vittal Prabhu, professor in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Feature Expert

Women at higher risk for brain aneurysms

Lindsay Bowerman was sitting at her kitchen table preparing to take her sons to their swim lessons when she felt a “snap” in her head…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Bird three times larger than ostrich discovered in Crimean cave

A surprise discovery in a Crimean cave suggests that early Europeans lived alongside some of the largest ever known birds, according to new research published…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Feature

Mining climate clues from our whaling past

In September 1871, a fleet of 33 American whaling ships navigating through Arctic waters came upon a disastrous impasse. Mountains of ice pack, some clumped…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

NIH Funds Creation of New Lab Model for TB/HIV Research

San Antonio, Texas (June 26, 2019) – When people suffer from both HIV and TB, it creates “one of the biggest health problems in the…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Feature

The Medical Minute: Don’t make your own sunscreen

Concerns about chemicals has led do-it-yourselfers to make everything from laundry detergent and soap to deodorant and toothpaste at home using natural ingredients. As summer…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

CSUF’s Communications and Journalism Programs Rank First in California for Hispanics

Cal State Fullerton’s communications and journalism programs are ranked first in California and second in the nation for the number of degrees awarded to Hispanics,…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Feature

ESF Scientist Helps Locate Wolf That Died on Isle Royale

Dr. Jerry Belant, the Camp Fire Conservation Fund Professor at ESF, recently helped staff members from the National Park Service (NPS) locate the body of…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Pathway discovered that prevents buildup of Alzheimer’s protein

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have discovered a pathway that functions like a car wash to prevent the buildup of a toxic protein associated…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

3D printed prosthetic hand can guess how you play rock, paper, scissors

Losing a limb, either through illness or accident, can present emotional and physical challenges for an amputee, damaging their quality of life. Prosthetic limbs can…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Portable gas detection shrinks to new dimensions

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A sensor for detecting toxic gases is now smaller, faster and more reliable. Its performance sets it up for integration in a…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Researchers reveal lack of evidence for drugs prescribed to treat chronic pain in children

Decisions to prescribe children drugs to treat chronic pain are not guided by sufficient, high quality evidence, according to an important new study published today…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Scientists discover how plants breathe — and how humans shaped their ‘lungs’

Experts led by the Institute for Sustainable Food at the University of Sheffield reveal how plants provide a steady flow of air to every cell…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Polling Expert Available to Discuss Democratic Debates

New Brunswick, N.J. (June 27th, 2019) – Rutgers pollster Ashley Koning is available to comment on last night’s first Democratic debate and on New Jersey’s…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

UB scientist receives federal grant for “Jewels in Our Genes” follow up

BUFFALO, N.Y. — During the “Jewels in Our Genes” study several years ago, Heather Ochs-Balcom and her team pinpointed four locations in the genome of…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

The Jed Foundation and Tyler Clementi Center Join to Support Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ College Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Announcing a Partnership Between The Jed Foundation and the Tyler Clementi Center to Support the Emotional Well-being and Mental Health of…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Technology allows researchers to see patients’ real-time pain while in the clinic

ANN ARBOR—Many patients, especially those who are anesthetized or emotionally challenged, cannot communicate precisely about their pain. For this reason, University of Michigan researchers have…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

Ocean Medical Center’s 2019 Resident White Coat Ceremony Marks Start of Training for New Physicians

Brick, NJ – June 26, 2019 – Twenty-two medical doctors from Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center and four from Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

U.S. Department of Energy Renews Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials

DOE seeks to accelerate design of new materials through high-performance computing The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that, over the next four years, it…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Research Articles

A new normal: Study explains universal pattern in fossil record

Throughout life's history on earth, biological diversity has gone through ebbs and flows -- periods of rapid evolution and of dramatic extinctions. We know this,…

Updated : Jun 27, 2019 in Announcement

New Open-Access, Peer-Reviewed, Video Journal: Neurosurgical Focus: Video

New Open-Access, Peer-Reviewed, Video Journal: Neurosurgical Focus: Video Charlottesville, June 27, 2019. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and its scholarly publication division, the…

Updated : Jun 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Is More Weight Protective? Weight Gain and High BMI Linked to Lower Risk of ALS

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019Media Contacts:Renee Tessman, [email protected], (612) 928-6137Angharad Chester-Jones, [email protected], (612) 928-6169  Is More Weight Protective? Weight…

Updated : Jun 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Honeybees Infect Wild Bumblebees—Through Shared Flowers

Many species of wild bumblebees are in decline—and new research shows that diseases spread by domestic honeybees may be a major culprit. Several of the…

Updated : Jun 26, 2019 in Research Articles

A new normal: Study explains universal pattern in fossil record

Throughout life’s history on earth, biological diversity has gone through ebbs and flows — periods of rapid evolution and of dramatic extinctions. We know this,…