Updated : Nov 29, 2019 in Research Articles

Structural changes of proteins help design shape-morphing materials

Imagine a robot with fingers so flexible they can grasp an object the same way a human hand does. That’s the goal of soft robotics,…

Updated : Nov 28, 2019 in Video Only

Black Hole Eats Star

What happens when a black hole has a star for dinner? In this new video, Melissa Hoffman of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory takes us…

Updated : Nov 28, 2019 in Feature

When space travel is a blur

Canadian scientists are working on a new way to measure the mechanics of the human eye to better identify astronauts at risk of developing ocular…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Mercury Transit Observed at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory

About 13 times per century, fleeting Mercury can be seen passing directly in front of the Sun in what is called a transit. The most…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Head-to-Head Comparison Finds Three Anti-Seizure Drugs Equally Effective for Severe Form of Epilepsy

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A new study finds that the three most common treatment options administered in the emergency department for patients who experience refractory status…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Beware of Swimming if You Use Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2019Media Contacts:Renee Tessman, [email protected], (612) 928-6137Angharad Chester-Jones, [email protected], (612) 928-6169  Beware of Swimming if You…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

ARN Board of Directors Bestows Distinguished Service Award to Donna Williams, RN MSN CRRN

CHICAGO (November 27, 2019): The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) Past-President Michele Cournan, on behalf of the ARN Board of Directors, awarded Donna Williams, RN…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Feature Expert

Training rehabilitation counselors

A five-year, more than $930,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help support graduate students pursuing a specialization in rehabilitation counseling at South…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

ARN Past-President Michele Cournan Bestows President’s Award to Jill Rye, DNP RN CRRN CNL FARN

CHICAGO (November 27, 2019): The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) Past-President Michele Cournan, awarded Jill Rye, DNP RN CRRN CNL FARN, the 2019 President’s Award.…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

RNCB Announces the 2019 RNCB Advocacy Award Winner

CHICAGO (November 27, 2019): The Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board (RNCB) announced the recipient of the very first RNCB Advocacy Award at REACH 2019, ARN’s Annual…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

ARN Announces the 2019 Role Award Winners at its Annual Educational Conference – REACH 2019

CHICAGO (November 27, 2019): The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) announced the recipients of the 2019 ARN Role Awards at its Annual Educational Conference, REACH,…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

First Class of Fellows of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Inducted

CHICAGO (November 27, 2019): The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) inducted its first class of Fellows of ARN at its Annual Members Meeting on Friday,…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses 2019-2020 Board of Directors Installed

CHICAGO (November 27, 2019): In June of this year, the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) membership elected new members to their Board who were installed…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Rising Rate of Palliative Care Involvement for Children with Ventricular Assist Devices

November 23, 2019 – Critically ill children with heart disease requiring support with a ventricular assist device (VAD) are increasingly likely to receive palliative care services,…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Researchers identify protein that governs human blood stem cell self-renewal

UCLA scientists have discovered a link between a protein and the ability of human blood stem cells to self-renew. In a study published today in…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

: The Greenest Diet: Bacteria Switch to Eating Carbon Dioxide

Bacteria in the lab of Prof. Ron Milo of the Weizmann Institute of Science have not just sworn off sugar – they have stopped eating…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

A method with roots in AI uncovers how humans make choices in groups and social media

The choices we make in large group settings — such as in online forums and social media — might seem fairly automatic to us. But…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Inbreeding, small populations, and demographic fluctuations alone could have led to Neanderthal extinction

Neanderthal extinction could have occurred without environmental pressure or competition with modern humans   Small populations, inbreeding, and random demographic fluctuations could have been enough…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Feature

3D Printing Improves Tiny Electrodes for Medical Sensors

The Science A new 3D-printing method allows manufacturers to better customize carbon microelectrodes used as biomedical implants. These implants are used to record signals from…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

Schedule for ASA Press Conferences with Live Webcasts from San Diego

SAN DIEGO, November 27, 2019 -- Press conferences for the 178th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, in…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Stem Cell Therapy Helps Broken Hearts Heal in Unexpected Way

CINCINNATI -- Stem cell therapy helps hearts recover from a heart attack, although not for the biological reasons originally proposed two decades ago that today…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Don’t fall victim to the holiday hustle— Here’s advice to make the holidays more healthy and less stressful.

Francoise Adan, MD, ABIHM, Director, University Hospitals Connor Integrative Health Network, offers these tips for a healthy holiday season. About Dr. Adan:  https://www.uhhospitals.org/services/integrative-health-network/meet-the-team/providers/Francoise-Adan The holidays are meant…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Loyola Launches Study on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Female Athletes

MAYWOOD, IL – A multidisciplinary team at Loyola Medicine is launching a clinical research study to determine the most prevalent factors impacting young women’s pelvic…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

When peatlands burn in mega-fires, stored methane is rapidly released into the atmosphere. #EmissionsGap #ClimateAction @UNEP @MTUcfres

According to a report released on Tuesday by the United Nations Environment, Global greenhouse gas emissions have grown by 1.5 percent every year over the last decade. To…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Can obesity limit antiarrhythmic drug effectiveness?

Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, is the most common type of irregular heartbeat, and it is associated with increased mortality. While researchers have identified…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

By cutting workforce, Audi bets on new trends, upscale customers

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICENov. 27, 2019   By cutting workforce, Audi bets on new trends, upscale customers This week, Audi announced it would cut…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Feature

Student engineers to ply their green skills in NYC

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University engineering students are working with an Ithaca, New York, engineering firm to help New York City lower its carbon footprint.…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Only handful of nutritional supplements benefit the heart

Store shelves are filled with nutritional supplements that promise to help with everything from joint pain to lowering cholesterol. Despite those claims, only three supplements…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Politically extreme counties may act as magnets, migration patterns suggest

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- It may not be just location, location, location that influences where people move to in the United States, but also politics,…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

New technology makes internet memes accessible for people with visual impairments

People with visual impairments use social media like everyone else, often with the help of screen reader software. But that technology falls short when it…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Scientists find new way to identify, manipulate topological metals for spintronics

Topological materials have become a hot topic in quantum materials research, as they have potential applications for quantum information and spintronics. This is because topological…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Aerobic exercise and heart-healthy diet may slow development of memory problems

Cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND), or mild cognitive impairment, is a condition that affects your memory and may put you at risk for Alzheimer's disease and…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

Four UIC researchers recognized as AAAS fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, recognizes individuals as AAAS fellows for their advances of science applications that are regarded as…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Neurons mirror hierarchy of behaviours

Already in the 1940s, behavioural scientists observed that animals divide complex behaviours, such as mating, into sub-tasks: to reproduce, a stickleback fish needs to decide…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

BIDMC joins local universities, teaching hospitals and industry partners in creating new central facility for regenerative therapies

Boston, Mass. – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is among a group of leading hospitals, universities, large pharmaceutical companies, small biotech firms and industry partners working…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

How your drinking co-workers affect the workplace

Excessive drinking by workers can place a burden on colleagues, whether through  absenteeism, reduced productivity or alcohol-related accidents in the workplace. Research in high-income countries…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Feature

Zantac Recalled for Carcinogen Levels Above FDA Standards

The popular heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known as Zantac, was voluntarily recalled due to the contamination of a human carcinogen that could potentially cause cancer.…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Feature Expert

Sensible Eating in the New Year: Tips from a Dietitian

The New Year is fast approaching and many people vow to eat healthier and exercise once January 1st rolls around. But resolutions often fade a…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Case report: Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after spinal cord injury

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Stem cells derived from a patient's own fat offer a step toward improving — not just stabilizing — motor and sensory function…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Feature Expert

Tips for Running Outside this Winter

It's cold out there! Before you head outside for your usual run around the block, it's important to check the forecast — temperature, wind and…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Helper Protein Worsens Diabetic Eye Disease

In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Atomic-scale manufacturing method could enable ultra-efficient computers

As computers continue to infiltrate almost every aspect of modern life, their negative impact on the environment grows. According to recent estimates, the electricity required…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Announcement

شركة أبوظبي للخدمات الصحية، Mayo Clinic تدخل في إتفاقية شراكة لتشغيل مدينة الشيخ شخبوط الطبية

أبوظبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة — أعلنت كل من شركة أبوظبي للخدمات الصحية - أكبر شبكة لخدمات الرعاية الصحية في الإمارات العربية المتحدة - ومؤسسة Mayo…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Feature Expert

Sarah Szanton, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing professor and developer of CAPABLE, will be live on POLITICO

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Professor Sarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, has been invited to serve on the POLITICO Live panel “Combating Chronic Conditions,”…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Case Western Reserve University’s Jonathan Adler helping to train the next generation of environmental lawyers

Case Western Reserve University launched its Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law this fall. Its director Jonathan Adler has single charge: creating a curriculum…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Research Articles

How to measure inequality as ‘experienced difference’

A new way of measuring wealth inequality better accounts for the way we experience it. In a paper published in Economics Letters, economists Samuel Bowles of the Santa Fe Institute…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Big trucks, little emissions

One way of increasing sustainability is to reduce carbon fuel emissions within transportation. In 2017 greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from this sector surpassed all others…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Feature

Veterinary clinicians’ ‘house call’ saves beloved Chihuahua

ITHACA, N.Y. – Mabel is a feisty 16-year-old Chihuahua whose bark is literally worse than her bite: She has no bottom jaw or teeth. Mabel…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Can low-dose radiation therapy successfully treat Alzheimer’s disease?

A team from the Beaumont Research Institute in Royal Oak, Michigan believes low-dose radiation might be a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers are…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Simulating amino acid starvation may improve dengue vaccines

ITHACA, N.Y. –  Eating a low-calorie diet can help you live longer and prevent age-related diseases – and even improve the immune system’s function. A…