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Fabrication of New Photonic Liquid Crystals Could Lead to Next Generation Displays and Advanced Photonic Applications

A new technique to change the structure of liquid crystals could lead to the development of fast-responding liquid crystals suitable for next generation displays ,…

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Wireless networking researcher wins Air Force’s Young Investigator Award for research into smart drones

Imagine, after an earthquake, if rescue workers knew exactly where to find survivors amid the rubble before they set foot in the affected area. It…

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Gaining an Edge with Performance Training

DETROIT – Athletes have been trying to gain an edge throughout the history of sports. They want to run faster, throw farther and jump higher…

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Automated Wearable Artificial Kidney May Improve Peritoneal Dialysis

Washington, DC (November 8, 2019) — Peritoneal dialysis performed with an automated wearable artificial kidney can effectively remove toxins from the blood of patients with…

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New Sports Medicine Center Is a Destination Site for Athletes

DETROIT – Henry Ford Health System’s new modern sports medicine center brings together under one roof a comprehensive lineup of services unique to a health…

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Fine tuning the flavor of chocolate

The flavor of chocolate develops during the processing of cocoa beans, and new research shows how tweaks made at this step can produce new flavors. More specifically,…

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Formulating a tastier low-fat potato chip

Low-fat potato chips often fall short in terms of acceptable texture compared to full-fat versions. A new technique offers insights into texture attributes and could…

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Save the Date: Major Scientific Meeting on Sound Next Month in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2019 -- The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) will hold its 178th meeting, Dec. 2-6, at the Hotel del Coronado in…

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U.S. Department of Energy to Hold Fifth CyberForce Competition™

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host its fifth CyberForce Competition™ on Nov. 16. The event, held at 10 of the DOE’s National Laboratories…

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Understanding vaping and its risks

It is no secret that vaping — inhaling nicotine, flavorings and other chemicals from an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) — is growing in popularity, particularly among…

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Mount Sinai Medical-Legal Partnership Expands Legal Services for Neediest Patients

(New York, NY – November 8, 2019) — Mount Sinai Medical-Legal Partnership (MSMLP), an organization formed to address the legal needs of Mount Sinai’s neediest…

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Many Teens Have Low Iron, B12 Levels Years After Bariatric Surgery

The good news: bariatric surgery can be a life-changer for severely obese teens. Not only do young people experience dramatic weight loss, they also benefit…

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DHS Awards $198K for Raw Material Import Tracking Using Blockchain

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $198,642 to Transmute Industries, Inc. based in Austin, TX to…

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DIII-D National Fusion Facility Receives Five-Year Funding Award from Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced finalization of a cooperative agreement with General Atomics (GA) to operate the DIII-D National Fusion Facility, the…

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Machine Learning Enhances Light-Beam Performance at the Advanced Light Source

Synchrotron light sources are powerful facilities that produce light in a variety of “colors,” or wavelengths – from the infrared to X-rays – by accelerating electrons to…

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Approach to Personalizing Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Shows Promise in Cell Lines

Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive cancer, one that’s likely to recur and to metastasize. It’s also quite diverse at the molecular level, and doctors…

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Notre Dame Stories: Of Analytics and Art

Notre Dame Stories highlights the work and knowledge of the University's faculty and students. This podcast features interviews with Notre Dame faculty members who can…

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Century-Old Food Testing Method Updated to Include Complex Fluid Dynamics

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 8, 2019 -- The texture of food, including properties that determine how consumers experience biting and swallowing, is an important part of…

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Understanding Breast Implant Safety

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration recommended that patients considering breast implants — whether for reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy or cosmetic surgery — receive…

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Expert Available to Discuss Anonymous Book, Role of Anonymity in Whistleblowing Cases

Rutgers scholar Craig R. Scott is available to discuss the use of anonymity in recent whistleblowing cases as well as the upcoming book A Warning…

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Innovative Machine Learning Tool Predicts Who Might Have Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

BOSTON – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver…

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NAFLD Patients Less Likely to Lose Weight, Need More Effective Weight Loss Strategies

BOSTON – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver…

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All-Oral Direct-Acting Antiviral Treatments Improve Survival in Patients with HCV-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

BOSTON – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver…

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A Healthy Lifestyle May Help Prevent Liver-Related Deaths

BOSTON – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver…

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Global Hepatology Societies Call for Better HCV Testing and Access to Treatment

BOSTON – Four societies focused on liver disease research and treatment announced a global call-to-action initiative to simplify hepatitis C testing and treatment. The societies,…

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Kratom, Botanical Supplement with Opioid-Like Activity, May Cause Liver Toxicity and Injury

BOSTON – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver…

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U.S. Cirrhosis Patients Often Skip or Delay Liver Cancer Surveillance Due to Cost and Lack of Insurance

BOSTON – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver…

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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Low Among HIV-Negative Men Who Have Sex with Men on PrEP

BOSTON – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver…

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Las vacunas para la alergia pueden ser un tratamiento eficaz para el síndrome de alergia alimentaria al polen pediátrico

Lanzamiento con embargo: (8 nov 2019 2019) HOUSTON (8 nov 2019) – Sabemos que los niños con síndrome de alergia alimentaria al polen (PFAS) también…

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Los datos alternativos de las redes sociales sobre las alergias alimentarias pueden afectar negativamente las decisiones médicas

LANZAMIENTO CON EMBARGO: (8 Nov 2019) HOUSTON (8 Nov 2019) – La difusión de las redes sociales sobre las alergias alimentarias es interminable. Tus amigos…

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Pacientes de alergia pediátrica igualmente satisfechos con la telemedicina y citas en persona

HOUSTON (8 nov 2019) – Las visitas de telemedicina pueden parecer una idea futurista para muchos. Pero un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la…

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Potted plants do not improve indoor air quality

Plants can help spruce up a home or office space, but claims about their ability to improve the air quality are vastly overstated, according to…

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Could Combining Direct-Acting Antivirals with a Common Cholesterol Medication Open the Door to More Viable Organs for Transplantation?

BOSTON – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver…

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Ancient Rome: a 12,000-year history of genetic flux, migrations and diversity

Scholars have been all over Rome for hundreds of years, but it still holds some secrets – for instance, relatively little is known about where…

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Thyroid Cancer Presentations at American Thyroid Association: 89th 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 to…

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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Partners with Patient Safety Movement Foundation to Eliminate Medical Errors in Hospitals

Park Ridge, Ill. – The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is partnering with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) to eliminate preventable patient deaths…

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Social Media Alternative Facts on Food Allergies Can Negatively Impact Medical Decisions

HOUSTON (Nov. 8, 2019) – The social media stream on food allergies is never-ending. Your Facebook and Twitter friends seem to know what they’re talking…

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Family History of Cancer Associated with Asthma Diagnosis in Children

HOUSTON (Nov.8, 2019) – It’s well known there’s a genetic component to cancer, and that cancer often runs in families. A new study being presented…

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Pediatric Allergy Patients Equally Satisfied with Telemedicine and In-Person Appointments

HOUSTON (November 8, 2019) – Telemedicine visits may still seem like a futuristic idea for many. But a new study being presented at the American…

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Allergy Shots May be an Effective Treatment for Pediatric Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome

HOUSTON (Nov.8, 2019) – We know that children with pollen food allergy syndrome (PFAS) also suffer from seasonal allergies. A new study being presented at…

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NEWS ROUNDUP: BREAKING NEWS ON HOW PRENATAL DIET, DELIVERY MODE AND INFANT FEEDING PRACTICES RELATE TO PEDIATRIC ALLERGIES

NEWS ROUNDUP: BREAKING NEWS ON HOW PRENATAL DIET, DELIVERY MODE AND INFANT FEEDING PRACTICES RELATE TO PEDIATRIC ALLERGIES HOUSTON (Nov. 8, 2019) – Many pregnant…

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NEWS ROUNDUP: BREAKING NEWS ON ORAL FOOD CHALLENGES

HOUSTON (Nov. 8, 2019) – Oral food challenges (OFCs) are the gold standard for allergists when diagnosing a food allergy. The person being tested is…

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NEWS ROUNDUP: BREAKING NEWS ON PENICILLIN ALLERGY

HOUSTON (Nov. 8, 2019) – At some point you may have had a reaction to penicillin and were told you were allergic. And there’s a…

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AAHCM Shares Success from 2019 Annual Meeting

CHICAGO, IL (Nov. 1, 2019) The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) recently held its highest attended Annual Meeting, October 18-19 in Rosemont, IL.…