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Arrival of refugees in Eastern German communities has no effect on voting behavior, attitudes on imm

The arrival of refugees in eastern German communities has had no effect on local residents' voting behavior or on their attitudes toward immigration, finds a…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Epigenome-wide association study of leukocyte telomere length

In this study, the research team conducted a large-scale epigenome-wide association study of LTL using seven large cohorts the Framingham Heart Study, the Jackson Heart…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

DNA methylation-based estimator of telomere length

Leukocyte DNAm TL is applicable across the entire age spectrum and is more strongly associated with age than measured leukocyte TL. Leukocyte DNAm TL outperforms…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dipeptidyl Peptidase 3 (DPP3) cause of acute myocardial depression

IB10 sphingotest® DPP3 is now available on sphingotec's proprietary automated Nexus IB10 point-of-care platform and quantitatively measures levels of circulating DPP3 in whole blood and…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

4TEEN4 Pharmaceuticals reports first results on Procizumab

Clinical data presented by Prof. Alexandre Mebazaa at ESC Congress 2019 in Paris provide evidence for a novel disease mechanism in which circulating DPP3 degrades…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Diabetes medication shows potential to reduce heart disease

TORONTO, August 31, 2019 - A new study from St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada shed lights on how a class of medications that help…

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Tiny wearable cameras may improve quality of life in heart failure patients

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The ever-present devices that seem to track all our moves can be annoying, intrusive or worse, but for heart…

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Sedentary lifestyle for 20 years linked to doubled mortality risk compared to being active

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Two decades of a sedentary lifestyle is associated with a two times risk of premature death compared to being…

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Motivational text messages help patients with diabetes

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: A low-cost text-messaging programme improves blood sugar control in patients with diabetes and coronary heart disease. That's the finding…

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Microbes may play a role in heart attack onset

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Microorganisms in the body may contribute to destabilisation of coronary plaques and subsequent heart attack, according to late breaking…

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Internal bleeding after heart attack may trigger suspicion of cancer

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Bleeding during the first six months after discharge from hospital for a heart attack is linked with a subsequent…

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Aspirin should not be recommended for healthy people over 70

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Low-dose aspirin does not prolong disability-free survival of healthy people over 70, even in those at the highest risk…

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Pollution and noise reduction advised in ESC guidelines on chronic coronary syndromes

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The detrimental impact of pollution and noise on patients with chronic coronary syndromes is highlighted for the first time…

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New guidance on potentially fatal blood clots published today

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on acute pulmonary embolism are published online today in European Heart Journal…

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Guidelines on management of fast heartbeat published today

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on supraventricular tachycardia are published online today in European Heart Journal ,(1)…

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Guidelines on diabetes and cardiovascular diseases published today

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are published online today in European…

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Eating nuts linked with lower risk of fatal heart attack and stroke

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Eating nuts at least twice a week is associated with a 17% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease,…

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European guidelines on lipid control advocate ‘lower is better’ for cholesterol levels

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular disease, especially in high…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Policy

Opinion: Why I celebrate National Wildlife Day

Editors Note: National Wildlife Day is Sept. 4, 2019 Opinion: Why I celebrate National Wildlife Day I remember it like yesterday. Nearly five decades ago,…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Selon une étude de Mayo Clinic, une manipulation génétique du taux de protéines des cellules cancéreuses du côlon peut améliorer l’efficacité de la chimiothérapie

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — Les résultats des traitements du cancer colorectal pourraient être améliorés en modifiant génétiquement une protéine immunorégulatrice située dans les cellules cancéreuses, en…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Die genetische Manipulation des Proteinspiegels in Dickdarmkrebszellen kann die Wirksamkeit von Chemotherapie verbessern, so die Ergebnisse der Mayo Clinic-Studie

ROCHESTER, Minnesota (USA) — Die Ergebnisse beim Kolorektalkarzinom können sich durch eine genetische Veränderung eines immunregulatorischen Proteins in Krebszellen verbessern, durch welche die Zellen anfälliger…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Oxygen depletion in ancient oceans caused major mass extinction

Late in the prehistoric Silurian Period, around 420 million years ago, a devastating mass extinction event wiped 23 percent of all marine animals from the…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Feature

Laying Foundations for Student Success: The CSU Summer Algebra Institute

​​​Hundreds of California high school students participated in the CSU Summer Algebra Institute (SAI) this summer and are now better prepared for success in college. Jevon Wimberly,…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Video Only

Health effects of wildfire smoke

Dr. Cora Lynn Sack, a UW Medicine pulmonologist, says her patients complained of worsened symptoms when smoke is in the air. "The symptoms that we’re…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

I’ll have what she’s having: How peer pressure does—and doesn’t—influence our choices

It’s a familiar scenario: You go out to eat with a friend, and he or she orders a Caesar salad. Your friend’s choice inspires you…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

SMART Algorithm Makes Beamline Data Collection Smarter

We hear a lot these days about the overwhelming “data deluge” in scientific research, stemming in large part from the growing sophistication of experimental instrumentation.…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

American University Experts Available to Offer Insights Into Political Situation in Israel and Upcoming Elections

What: Israel is bracing for elections on September 17. American University experts are available for commentary and analysis of the political situation in Israel, issues…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Video Only

Back to School!

New Brunswick, N.J. - August 30, 2019 - As many children head back to school this time of year, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

A manipulação genética do nível de proteínas em células de câncer do cólon pode aumentar a eficácia da quimioterapia, segundo um estudo da Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minnessota. — Os resultados do câncer colorretal podem ser aprimorados por meio da alteração de uma proteína imunorreguladora nas células cancerígenas, tornando essas células…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Many Who Die Waiting for a Kidney Had Multiple Offers, New Study Finds

Patients who die waiting for a kidney, or who are removed from the transplant waitlist for poor health, are usually considered unfortunate victims of the…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Air Pollution May Increase Health Effects of Social Stress in Teens

August 30, 2019– Adolescents exposed to higher levels of fine-particle air pollutants have heightened autonomic nervous system reactions to social stress, reports a study in Psychosomatic…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

NON-MEDICAL USE OF PRESCRIPTION AMPHETAMINES ADDS TO RISK OF HOSPITALIZATION, POTENTIALLY FATAL OUTCOMES, ACCORDING TO ANALYSIS OF POISON CONTROL CENTER DATA

New findings on the serious adverse outcomes associated with non-medical use (NMU) of prescription amphetamines for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were recently published in…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert describes the intercultural and misappropriated Chinese themes in American pop culture

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Chinese Influence in Music, Theatre, Pop Culture Professor describes the intercultural and misappropriated cultural themes in American pop culture New…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Bracing for Hurricane Dorian, coastal experts available to discuss emergency preparation, disaster response and recovery

Virginia Tech has a team of coastal experts available to talk with reporters as Hurricane Dorian heads toward the East Coast. Researchers can provide insight…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Feature

New GCOOS-Funded Radar Installations at the Mouth of the Mississippi Will Help to Protect Lives and Support the Nation’s Blue Economy

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) joined with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Ocean…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Defrosting Surfaces in Seconds

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 30, 2019 -- In the future, a delayed flight due to ice will be no cause for a meltdown.  A group of…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Feature

DURING SEPTEMBER, ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS SPOTLIGHTS AWARENESS AND TREATMENT OF MALNUTRITION

CHICAGO – Preventing a patient from becoming malnourished can shorten his or her hospital stay, decrease hospital fees and, most importantly, improve the patient’s quality…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Feature

Virtual Reality Brings History to Life for Students

SPOKANE, Wash. — Students in Gonzaga University Professor Andrew Goldman’s History 193 course can look forward to traveling somewhere new and far away — and…

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USF-led team deciphers sea level rise from the last time Earth’s CO2 set record highs

TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2019) - An international team of scientists have discovered evidence in the geological formations in a coastal cave showing that more…

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Common stomach bacteria is attracted to bleach

The widespread stomach pathogen Helicobacter pylori is attracted to bleach, according to new research by Arden Perkins of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon,…

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NASA satellites on-hand as Dorian becomes a category 3 hurricane

As Hurricane Dorian was upgraded to a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, NASA's fleet of satellites were gathering data during the…

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Eliminating visual stimulation may help counter symptoms of spatial neglect after stroke

East Hanover, NJ. August 30, 2019. A recent report by Kessler researchers and clinicians described the effects of binocular occlusion in a patient with spatial…

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Emotion recognition deficits impede community integration after traumatic brain injury

East Hanover, NJ. August 30, 2019. Kessler Foundation researchers have found a correlation between deficits in facial emotion recognition and poor community integration in individuals…

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Center for BrainHealth Develops Groundbreaking Biomarker to Predict Cognitive Change in MS

DALLAS (August 30, 2019) - Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth®, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, recently completed a study that assessed…

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Hand- versus machine-harvested juice and cider apples: A comparison of phenolic profiles

MOUNT VERNON, WASHINGTON--Hand-harvested versus Machine-harvested Juice and Cider Apples: A Comparison of Phenolic Profiles A study out of Washington State University sought to determine if…

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Memphis study suggests transplanting Hep C-infected kidneys to uninfected donors safe

Memphis, Tenn. - Transplantation of kidneys from Hepatitis C-infected donors to uninfected recipients is safe and can be successfully implemented as a standard of care,…

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Scientists discover evidence for past high-level sea rise

An international team of scientists, studying evidence preserved in speleothems in a coastal cave, illustrate that more than three million years ago - a time…

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Rethinking our resilience to wildfire

The 2017 wildfire season was the most extensive and expensive in U.S. history. Fires scorched 10 million acres in the western U.S. and federal fire-suppression…

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How to simulate softness

What factors affect how human touch perceives softness, like the feel of pressing your fingertip against a marshmallow, a piece of clay or a rubber…

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AI uncovers new details about Old Master paintings

Artificial intelligence has been used to analyse high-resolution digital x-ray images of the world famous Ghent Altarpiece, as part of an investigative project led by…