Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Announcement

Mount Sinai to Lead Universal Flu Vaccine Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Lucia Lee                 Mount Sinai Press Office                 212-241-9200   …

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Studie findet neuen Weg, um Chemotherapie gegen Bauchspeicheldrüsenkrebs wirksamer zu machen

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Das Pankreasadenokarzinom (PDAC) ist ein letales Malignom, das am häufigsten gegen eine Chemotherapie resistent ist. Forscher haben nach Möglichkeiten gesucht, die Anfälligkeit…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Une étude révèle un nouveau moyen de rendre la chimiothérapie plus efficace contre le cancer du pancréas

ROCHESTER (Minnesota) — L'adénocarcinome du pancréas (PDAC) est une tumeur maligne mortelle qui résiste le plus souvent à la chimiothérapie. Les chercheurs ont cherché des…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Expertenwarnung: Studie zeigt, dass die wiederholte Bypass-Transplantation der Koronararterien das langfristige Überleben verbessert

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Wenn ein Koronararterien-Bypass-(CABG)-Patient wegen wiederholter Schmerzen im Brustkorb eine zweite Operation braucht, ist dies häufig eine perkutane Koronarintervention (PCI), gemeinhin als Koronarangioplastie…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

California decision may force NCAA to amend rules on income

California governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that will allow California athletes to earn money from the use of their names, images and likenesses.…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

One year out, Virginia Tech security expert evaluates effectiveness of Real ID

Virginia Tech security and terrorism expert Aaron Brantly says the implementation of Real ID is a solid first step in standardizing the identification of citizens…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Announcement

UCI receives $1M from CDC/ATSDR to initiate study of the relationship between PFAS contaminated drinking water and health

Irvine, CA – September 30, 2019 – The University of California, Irvine was awarded $1 million by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Jack the Ripper: A wrongful conviction based on flawed DNA analysis

Research published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences claiming to identify the notorious 19th century murderer through DNA analysis grabbed headlines around the world in…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Study finds simple cardiac risk score can predict early problems with blood flow in the brain

Media Release Study finds simple cardiac risk score can predict early problems with blood flow in the brain HAMILTON, CANADA (Sept. 30, 2019) – A…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

FSU Researchers: Multifactor models reveal worse picture of climate change impact on marine life

Rising ocean temperatures have long been linked to negative impacts for marine life, but a Florida State University team has found that the long-term outlook…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Skin-Cells-Turned-to-Heart-Cells Help Unravel Genetic Underpinnings of Cardiac Function

Genome-wide association studies have uncovered more than 500 genetic variants linked to heart function, everything from heart rate to irregular rhythms that can lead to…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

White House lacking coherent strategy to respond to impeachment inquiry, says Virginia Tech expert

In the midst of the impeachment inquiry, it is becoming more evident the Trump White House lacks a clear communications strategy to respond to daily…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Curbing diesel emission could reduce big city mortality

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE FOR RELEASE:  Sep. 30, 2019 Rebecca Valli office: 202-434-8049 cell: 607-793-1025 [email protected]    Curbing diesel emission could reduce big city…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Brave new world: Simple changes in intensity of weather events “could be lethal”

Hurricane Dorian is the latest example of a frightening trend. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, more severe and more widespread as a consequence…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Feature

Duke Vaccine Institute Plays Integral Role in National Effort to Improve Flu Shots

DURHAM, N.C. -- As part of a massive national effort to improve and modernize flu shots, the Duke Human Vaccine Institute has received three research…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Cornell researchers reveal molecular basis of vision

ITHACA, N.Y. – Researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a protein complex involved in vertebrate vision at atomic resolution, a finding that has broad…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

@UCSDHealth’s William Sandborn, MD, available on inflammatory bowel disease #ibd #gastroenterology

William Sandborn, MD, chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, is one of the world’s top experts in…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

ORNL scientists shed light on microbial ‘dark matter’ with new approach

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sept. 30, 2019—Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a way to isolate and grow targeted…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Using High Energy Density Material in Electrode Design Enhances Lithium Sulfur Batteries

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 30, 2019 -- Lithium ion batteries aren’t keeping up with energy demands from higher power electronic devices, electric vehicles and smart electric…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

AI System Accurately Detects Key Findings in Chest X-Rays of Pneumonia Patients Within 10 Seconds: Study Finds Promise of Faster Treatment

From 20 minutes or more to 10 seconds. Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare and Stanford University say 10 seconds is about how quickly a new system…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Announcement

Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant to Study Connection Between Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Parkinson’s Disease

PHILADELPHIA – The Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR) at the University of Pennsylvania has received a grant expected to total $18.1 million to study…

Updated : Sep 29, 2019 in Research Articles

Risk of Heart Valve Infections Rising in Hospitals

People with heart disease or defective or artificial heart valves are at increased risk of developing a potentially deadly valve infection. Rutgers researchers reported that…

Updated : Sep 29, 2019 in Research Articles

Adding targeted therapy drug to hormone therapy helps women with aggressive breast cancer live longer

ABSTRACT LBA7_PR A study led by UCLA researchers found that adding ribociclib, a targeted therapy drug, to standard hormone therapy has been shown to significantly…

Updated : Sep 29, 2019 in Research Articles

Wrist-Worn Step Trackers are as Accurate in Predicting Patient Health as Standardized Clinical Walking Tests, Researchers Find

Determining how far patients with pulmonary disease can walk in six minutes has long been an effective clinical tool to help physicians determine their exercise…

Updated : Sep 28, 2019 in Announcement

Baylor Scott & White Health Opens Hospital in Buda, Expands Care Delivery in Hays County

Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas, opened its newest full-service hospital. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Buda,…

Updated : Sep 28, 2019 in Research Articles

PARP inhibitor plus chemotherapy improves progression-free survival for advanced ovarian cancer patients

Abstract: LBA3 HOUSTON ― Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reported study results showing that initial treatment with the PARP inhibitor…

Updated : Sep 28, 2019 in Announcement

WORLD’S LARGEST ROAD HOCKEY FUNDRAISER RAISES $3.1 MILLION FOR CANCER RESEARCH

TORONTO, September 28, 2019 – More than 1,900 participants, making up 167 teams, faced off today at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto and raised a record-breaking…

Updated : Sep 28, 2019 in Research Articles

New blood test capable of detecting multiple types of cancer

A new blood test in development has shown ability to screen for numerous types of cancer with a high degree of accuracy, a trial of…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Feature

Health Startups Have New Home for Growth, Opportunity at UT Austin

AUSTIN, Texas – Health product innovators and entrepreneurs in the Texas capital are getting a leg up thanks to a new partnership at The University…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Feature

Fulbright Scholarship Awarded to Examine Caring for Women Who Suffer Pregnancy Loss

A Saint Louis University (SLU) professor has received a Fulbright scholarship to study how Scotland’s culture influences those who care for Scottish women who have…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) experts can offer background information on Nobel Prize winners & their science.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry are awarded for the discoveries of major importance in life science, medicine…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Predicting a Hurricane’s Intensity Can Prove Difficult

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Rapid intensification is a serious challenge for the prediction of hurricane intensity. An example is Hurricane Maria in 2017, which intensified…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Cracking How ‘Water Bears’ Survive the Extremes

Diminutive animals known as tardigrades appear to us as plump, squeezable toys, earning them irresistible nicknames such as “water bears” and “moss piglets.” But don’t…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Announcement

Researchers seek microbial link between two common and costly respiratory diseases

Asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)—sinus inflammation that lasts for at least three months—are serious and costly diseases, and both are on the rise. According to…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Study shows nearly half of cancer patients who enter a comprehensive tobacco treatment program quit smoking

HOUSTON ― In the largest smoking cessation study of cancer patients to date, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

When data parasites are a positive – A growing trend of data sharing will move science forward, @umichCVC cardiologist says.

J. Brian Byrd, M.D., M.S., available to discuss advances in data sharing, why it's so important, and to give an overview of the Research Symbiont…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Feature

Autonomy New Mexico interns build drones to test hypersonic tech

Sandia National Laboratories is developing autonomy and artificial intelligence for flight systems soaring at more than 3,800 mph. The technologies to get there will initially…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Feature

Missouri S&T joins dark energy experiment to solve accelerating cosmos mystery

ROLLA, Mo. – Missouri University of Science and Technology has joined the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX) as one of 11 international institutions that…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Video Only

Notre Dame Stories: Food and Thought

A look at ideas that are addressing major food-related problems: A potential breakthrough on peanut allergies. Learn more about how Basar Bilgicer, associate professor of…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Feature

Living well, living longer with HIV-AIDS

CLEVELAND—Allison Webel, an associate professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University, has for more than a decade focused…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Intrusive thoughts link sleep disturbance to problem drinking in veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sleep disturbance and alcohol problems are common among military veterans, and often occur together, with a large toll on physical and…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Simulations Characterize Turbulence Caused by Common Connection for Dialysis

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 27, 2019 -- Patients with kidney failure often require arteriovenous grafts to be connected to dialysis machines for their lifesaving treatment. However,…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Announcement

MITRE, South Australia Collaborate to Fight Cyber Threats

McLean, Va., USA, and Adelaide, Australia, September 27, 2019 — MITRE and the new Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre will partner to take on global cybersecurity…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Latest Global Immuno-Oncology Landscape Report from the Cancer Research Institute Published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

3,876 immuno-oncology therapies are in the global drug development pipeline worldwide, representing a 91% increase since 2017 205 new therapeutic targets have been added to…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Assessing the effects of climate change on future wheat production

Wheat is the world’s largest rain-fed crop in terms of harvested area and supplies about 20% of all calories consumed by humans. A new study…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Research Articles

First Large-Scale Study of Universal Screening for Autism Raises Critical Questions about Accuracy, Equity

Philadelphia, September 27, 2019 – In the first large, real-world study of universal screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in toddlers, researchers at Children’s Hospital…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Shortened Three-month DAPT Duration After PCI Demonstrates Low Rate of Adverse Events in High-Bleeding Risk Patients

SAN FRANCISCO – September 26, 2019 – Data from the EVOLVE Short DAPT study found that shortened three-month dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) did not increase…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Durable Polymer Drug-Eluting Stent Noninferior to a Polymer-Free Drug-Coated Stent in Patients at High Risk of Bleeding Treated with One-Month DAPT

SAN FRANCISCO – September 26, 2019 – The first randomized trial to compare a durable polymer drug-eluting stent to a polymer-free drug-coated stent in patients…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Historic British landscapes under severe threat from climate crisis

Climate crisis impacts, such as sea-level rise, coastal erosion and flooding pose a serious threat to archaeology and heritage, according to new research Roman coastal…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Feature

UCLA to lead $25 million opioid study in rural America

Scientists from the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs will lead a $25 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health to test treatments for opioid addiction…