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Food Trends 2020: Meal Kits, Convenience Store Nutrition and Drinkable Collagen

Most people think of collagen as a protein used for cosmetic purposes that you get in a jar, but prepare for drinkable collagen. If you…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Brain Guard

Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and their partners at Bar Ilan University have developed new technology to inhibit the development of Alzheimer's disease.…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Feature

New Argonne model helps decision makers predict and plan for the future of electrified transportation

A new model for the future of electric transportation The ways in which we get around are changing, and they are likely to change even…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Mechanism connects early binge drinking to adult behaviors

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers report that intermittent exposure to high levels of alcohol in adolescent animals leads to increased levels of microRNA-137 —…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Feature

Think Twice About Vaping

This blog article was published on the STS patient website on November 18, 2019.   By Philip W. Carrott, MD Since vaping and e-cigarettes have…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

What will make grandma use her Fitbit longer?

For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Superbug battle: Bacteria structure may be key to new antibiotics

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell researchers have uncovered the structure of a regulatory mechanism unique to bacteria, opening the door for designing new antibiotics targeted to…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Feature

Fermilab launches new institute for quantum science

The nation’s premier particle physics laboratory has become a major player in the rapidly expanding field of quantum science and technology. Today the U.S. Department…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Impeachment Public Hearings

New Brunswick, N.J. (November 18, 2019) – David Greenberg, a Rutgers–New Brunswick professor of history and of journalism and media studies, is available to discuss…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Study sheds light on differences in hospitalization-related care and outcomes for urgent cardiovascular conditions among homeless individuals

Boston, Mass. – Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death among homeless adults, with mortality rates that are substantially higher than the general population.…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Blowing bubbles: PPPL scientist confirms novel way to launch and drive current in fusion plasmas

An obstacle to generating fusion reactions inside facilities called tokamaks is that producing the current in plasma that helps create confining magnetic fields happens in…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Comment pouvons-nous combattre la résistance aux antimicrobiens?

Comment pouvons-nous combattre la résistance aux antimicrobiens? En 2018, quelque 5 400 personnes au Canada sont décédées à cause de la résistance aux antimicrobiens. Résultat de…

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How can we combat Antimicrobial Resistance?

How can we combat Antimicrobial Resistance? In 2018, approximately 5,400 people in Canada died as a direct result of Antimicrobial Resistance. Through a combination of…

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Five Ways To Manage Holiday Stress

NOVEMBER 15, 2019by Cindy Landrum, Contributing Writer “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Or is it? Yes, the holiday season can be magical…

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Researchers clear the path for ‘designer’ plants

Athens, Ga. – A team of researchers at the University of Georgia has found a way to identify gene regulatory elements that could help produce…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Announcement

RealEats wins $1M top prize in Grow-NY business competition

ITHACA, N.Y. – RealEats, a Geneva, New York-based company that delivers freshly made meals using locally sourced ingredients, has been named winner of the $1…

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Keeping Allergies and Asthma at Bay is the Best Holiday Gift

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (November 18, 2019) – If you’re wondering what to get the loved ones in your life for the holidays, consider the gift…

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DHS awards $200k for scalable, interoperable distributed ledger for credential exchange

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $200,000 to SecureKey Technologies based in Toronto, Canada to adapt…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Heart pump devices associated with serious complications in some patients shortly after heart stent procedure

In critically ill patients who require a heart pump to support blood circulation as part of stent procedures, specific heart pumps have been associated with…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Expert Pitch

With Hong Kong listing, Alibaba wins 24-hour trade cycle

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICENov. 18, 2019   With Hong Kong listing, Alibaba wins 24-hour trade cycle Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which has been trading…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

New findings on the largest natural sulfur source in the atmosphere

Leipzig. An international research team was able to experimentally show in the laboratory a completely new reaction path for the largest natural sulfur source in…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

The End of Antibiotics?

Introduction Antibiotics are facing an existential crisis less than a century after their introduction. The bacteria-fighting drugs are becoming less effective as a result of…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

People in Counties with Worse Economies Post-Recession Are More Likely to Die from Heart Disease

PHILADELPHIA — Communities in the United States that experienced the most economic distress in the wake of the Great Recession saw a significant increase in…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Money spent on beer ads linked to underage drinking

AMES, Iowa – Advertising budgets and strategies used by beer companies appear to influence underage drinking, according to new research from Iowa State University. The…

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Quantum computers learn to mark their own work

Quantum computers can potentially answer questions beyond the capabilities of classical computing – but their answers might not be reliable University of Warwick scientists have…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Opening Medicare to Americans aged 50 to 64 would cut their insurance costs

Opening Medicare to Americans aged 50 to 64 would lower health care premiums for the group, but also drive up costs for younger people who…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

One-two punch drug combination offers hope for pancreatic cancer therapy

One-two punch drug combination offers hope for pancreatic cancer therapy   Study provides rationale for an immediate clinical trial evaluating the two therapies   LA…

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How much energy do we really need?

Two fundamental goals of humanity are to eradicate poverty and reduce climate change, and it is critical that the world knows whether achieving these goals…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

A four-way switch promises greater tunability of layered materials

A scientific team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University has made the first experimental observation of a material phase…

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New, slippery toilet coating provides cleaner flushing, saves water

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Every day, more than 141 billion liters of water are used solely to flush toilets. With millions of global citizens experiencing…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Nitrous Oxide levels are on the rise

Nitrous oxide is a greenhouse gas and one of the main stratospheric ozone depleting substances on the planet. According to new research, we are releasing…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Radiology-Led Initiatives Help Produce Large Decline in Medical Radiation Dose that Americans Receive

The Image Gently® and Image Wisely® awareness campaigns, radiology and industry collaboration to advance low-dose technologies, growing use of the ACR Dose Index Registry, and…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Feature

Quit on The Great American Smokeout and Stay Quit with Monday

NEW YORK – On November 21, people from across the country will participate in this year’s Great American Smokeout (GASO), “Day 1” of their journey…

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In its 15th year, INCITE advances open science with supercomputer grants to 47 projects

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 18, 2019—The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced allocations of supercomputer access to 47 science projects for 2020—awarding 60…

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American Society of Anesthesiologists and CAE Healthcare Launch Next Generation in Virtual Simulation Training with Anesthesia SimSTAT

CHICAGO & MONTREAL – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and CAE Healthcare today announced the release of the final two training modules of Anesthesia…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

PERSONALITY TRAITS AFFECT RETIREMENT SPENDING

WASHINGTON – How quickly you spend your savings in retirement may have as much or more to do with your personality than whether you have…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Announcement

AAHCM Launches “Power of Home Care Medicine” Documentary

CHICAGO, IL (Nov. 18, 2019) The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) is the premier professional association that represents physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants,…

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Anti-seizure drugs and pregnancy: New research on safety and prescription patterns

Anti-epileptic drug (AED) choice in girls and women requires a long lens. A clinician must look into the future — sometimes decades — and consider…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Planes, trains, automobiles: Experts to round out your holiday travel stories

With yet another busy season of holiday travel about to begin, Georgia Tech has experts who can help round out your travel stories. They can…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Announcement

Ohio State’s Heart and Vascular Center Names 2019 Schottenstein Laureate

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Center has named Dr. Dan Roden, senior vice president for Personalized Medicine…

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Dinosaur-era shark fossil discovered in Kansas; researchers name it Cretodus houghtonorum

CHICAGO — A 91-million-year-old fossil shark newly named Cretodus houghtonorum discovered in Kansas joins a list of large dinosaur-era animals. Preserved in sediments deposited in…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

Opioid prescription doses are increasingly being tapered, often more rapidly than recommended

Stigma and safety fears have made daily dose tapering of opioid prescriptions more common. New research from UC Davis Health physicians, however, shows tapering can…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

2/3 of Parents cite Barriers in recognizing Youth Depression

ANN ARBOR, Mich. —  Telling the difference between a teen’s normal ups and downs and something bigger is among top challenges parents face in identifying…