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2019 Distinguished Service Award to Be Given to Robert C. Smallridge, MD, at American Thyroid Association’s Annual Meeting

November 1, 2019—The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is pleased to announce that the Distinguished Service Award recipient will be Dr. Robert C. Smallridge. He is…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

Loyola University Medical Center Receives Magnet® Re-Designation

MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola University Medical Center has received Magnet® re-designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This is Loyola's third consecutive ANCC survey…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

2019 Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award to Be Given to Bryan R. Haugen, MD at American Thyroid Association’s Annual Meeting

November 1, 2019—The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is pleased to announce that the 2019 Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award recipient will be Dr. Bryan…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Feature Expert

Q&A: A drug-free option for treating ADHD in children

Deciding how to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children can be a difficult decision for parents. Stimulants, such as Adderall and Ritalin, are the…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Machine learning analyses help unlock secrets of stable ‘supercrystal’

Beyond solids, liquids, gases, plasma, and other examples only accessible under extreme conditions, scientists are constantly searching for other states of matter. Although newly discovered…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

Penn State awarded $3.3M to develop more efficient gas turbines

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Researchers in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering have been awarded more than a combined $3.3 million to support advancements…

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Obtaining order in the “frustrated” landscape of disordered magnetism

Identifying a material’s magnetic structure is a key to unlocking new features and higher performance in electronic devices. However, solving increasingly complex magnetic structures requires…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Artificial Intelligence Technology May Improve Care for Patients Needing Dialysis

Washington, DC (November 7, 2019) — Machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence, may help improve care for patients with kidney failure. The findings come…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Poor Sleep May Affect Cognitive Abilities and Behavior of Children with Kidney Disease

Washington, DC (November 7, 2019) — Sleep problems and fatigue may affect the cognitive function of children with chronic kidney disease. The findings come from…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Lifelong Medicare Coverage of Transplant Drugs Would Save Money

Washington, DC (November 7, 2019) — Extending Medicare coverage of transplant medications would benefit patients and reduce healthcare costs. The findings come from a study…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Study Examines Survival Following Switch from Urgent In-Center Hemodialysis to Home Dialysis

Washington, DC (November 7, 2019) — Researchers have studied whether patients who start urgent and unplanned dialysis in clinics experience a survival benefit when they…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Could Home Remote Monitoring Improve the Health of Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis?

Washington, DC (November 7, 2019) — A recent analysis has examined the potential of a home remote monitoring system to benefit patients on dialysis. The…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Breaking Research in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Debunks the Claim That Vitamin D and Fish Oil Supplements Reduce Inflammation

WASHINGTON – One of the many advertised benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements is that they reduce systemic inflammation, which in turn could…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

OLDER ADULTS FIND GREATER WELL-BEING IN SMALLER SOCIAL NETWORKS, STUDY FINDS

WASHINGTON ― Are younger adults who cultivate numerous connections with friends, families and acquaintances through online social networks any happier than older adults who have…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Disorders of Thyroid Function Presentations at American Thyroid Association: 89th Annual Meeting

The American Thyroid Association will hold its 89th Annual Meeting on October 30-November 3, 2019, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. In addition…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

UC San Diego Health Receives Straight A’s From Leapfrog

The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that advocates quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system, has named UC San Diego Health to…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Expert says ‘Twitter spies’ committed espionage but broke no federal privacy laws, because there are none

Federal prosecutors Wednesday (Nov. 6) charged two former Twitter employees — a Saudi national and a U.S. citizen — with spying on behalf of Saudi…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Feature

Mass producing parts for cyanide field detector

A portable field device that detects cyanide exposure in seconds is one step closer to commercialization, thanks to a partnership between Royal Plastics and South…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

NEW ONLINE CURRICULUM EQUIPS NURSES TO LEAD INNOVATION BY OFFERING TRAINING IN DESIGN THINKING

New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA – (November 7, 2019) – Nurses make up the largest and most trusted group of health care professionals, work…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Feature Expert

English Faculty Members Discuss How Horror Genre Speaks to Societal Truths

The popularity of newly released horror films such as It: Chapter Two, Us, and Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark remind us that we…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

FAER/ABA Co-Sponsor Research in Education Grant for a Second Year

Raleigh, N.C., and Schaumburg, Ill. – (Nov. 7, 2019) The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) are co-sponsoring…

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Personalized gene networks enhance study of disease

Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine have developed a new method to model how genes interact with each other – and it may someday…

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Rutgers Researchers Set Out to Prove Evolution of All Life, Possibility of Extraterrestrial Life

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940 Rutgers Researchers Set Out to Prove Evolution of All Life, Possibility of Extraterrestrial Life From simple…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Building a holographic brain map

CLEVELAND—A team of researchers, led by Case Western Reserve University scientists and technicians using the Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality platform, has created what is believed…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Go With the Flow: Scientists Design New Grid Batteries for Renewable Energy

How do you store renewable energy so it’s there when you need it, even when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing? Giant…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Feature

UC San Diego Researcher and Explorer Aims to Empower Amputees with 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs

Today, the majority of the world’s 40 million amputees live without access to a prosthesis. Albert Lin, a materials scientist and researcher with the Qualcomm Institute…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Feature

Replica of first Riley car will be back on the road with help from WMG

· A replica of Percy Riley’s 1898 Voiturette has been built by members of the Riley Motor Club and Riley Register with the encouragement of…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Oxygen-Starved Tumor Cells Have Survival Advantage That Promotes Cancer Spread

Using cells from human breast cancers and mouse breast cancer models, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have significant new evidence…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

American Association of Endodontists to Honor Veterans with Social Media Tribute

CHICAGO – The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) is honoring its members who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces with an online tribute this Veterans Day. “The AAE is…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

U.S. economy continues to expand, but at a slower pace, reaching about 2 percent growth in 2020

For Immediate Release INDIANAPOLIS -- The U.S. economy will continue to expand for a 12th consecutive year in 2020, but by only about 2 percent…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Higher Education Event

Actress Regina Hall on Race & Hollywood—Nov. 15 Conversation with Diversity, Inc. Author Pamela Newkirk

Actress Regina Hall will discuss the role of race in Hollywood with NYU Journalism Professor Pamela Newkirk, author of Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Exercise, Weight Loss May Induce Metabolism-related Changes to Molecules in Gut

Rockville, Md. (November 7, 2019)—New research finds that exercise causes changes to some of the body’s metabolites—small molecules the body produces during metabolism. These changes…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

Researchers model avalanches in two dimensions

ITHACA, N.Y. – There’s a structural avalanche waiting inside that box of Rice Krispies on the supermarket shelf. Cornell researchers are now closer to understanding…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Research Articles

What your friends’ brains look like when they think of you

COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you ever wondered what’s going on in your friends’ brains when they think about you, new research may provide a clue. …

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

UChicago Medicine earns 16th straight “A” for safety from industry group

The University of Chicago Medicine has earned its 16th consecutive “A” in patient safety from the Leapfrog Group, further validating the academic medical center’s patient-safety…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

LAWRENCE LIVERMORE RESEARCHERS CAPTURE FOUR AWARDS FOR TOP INDUSTRIAL INVENTIONS

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have garnered four awards among the top 100 industrial inventions worldwide. The trade journal R&D World Magazine announced the winners…