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Families of youth with autism face big barriers to care, gaps in services

New research at Case Western Reserve University found big gaps in services and continued care for children with autism—and their families—as they transition from adolescence…

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Loyola Medicine Researchers Recommend Increased Medical Sideline Coverage for Chicago Public High School Football Games

MAYWOOD, IL – The past 25 years have seen a significant increase in student participation in high school athletics. Studies have revealed that 2 million…

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Cy-Fair ISD principal who needed heart surgery can attest that grads make great doctors

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District principal Maria Mamaux was impressed by the credentials of the surgeon recommended to repair her failing heart, but what really got…

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New Geologic Modeling Method Explains Collapse of Ancient Mountains in American West

STONY BROOK, NY, November 19, 2019 –  By using the latest computer numerical modeling technologies, combined with geologic compilations and seismic data, researchers in the…

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New danger for corals in warming oceans: metal pollution

ITHACA, N.Y. –Metal copper from agricultural runoff and marine paint leaching from boat hulls poses an emerging threat to soft coral sea fans in the…

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Mapping the pathway to gut health in HIV patients

A UC Davis study found that the damaged gut lining (known as leaky gut) in monkeys infected with chronic simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), an HIV-like…

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Advanced Hip and Knee Replacement Techniques Lead to Faster Recovery at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, NY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019 — Hip and knee replacements are among the most common elective surgical procedures in the United States, and they are…

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Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

A new study finds that while the current United States administration’s policies in Africa may appear undeveloped, there are distinct trends and tendencies that have…

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VUMC Offering New Minimally Invasive Emphysema Therapy

Vanderbilt University Medical Center will be the first in the state to offer a minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative for patients with emphysema. The procedure, called…

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Opioid prescription misuse in older adults in lasting physical, mental complications

Older adults in the U.S. who suffer prescription opioid misuse (POM) are at a higher risk for physical and mental quality of life problems as…

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Science in Action: Wellness in the Workplace with Genetic Testing

Wellness in the Workplace with Genetic Testing Personalized Medicine Conference spotlights Coriell Life Sciences’ medication risk management program The cost of genetic testing has steadily…

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UTHealth student has research showcased at Neuroscience 2019

Brain research by a student in a laboratory at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) was singled…

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Children’s Learning Institute at UTHealth awarded $3.3 million to expand popular literacy program

The Developing Talkers literacy program has been so successful that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded $3.3 million to The University of Texas Health…

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Mayo Clinic, Hitachi to build first, next generation, carbon ion therapy treatment facility in North America

ROCHESTER, Minn. and TOKYO, Japan — Mayo Clinic and Hitachi, Ltd. have reached an agreement in principle to build a carbon ion treatment facility as part of…

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Chicago Booth announces enhancements to its Civic Scholars Program

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business announces numerous strategic enhancements to its Civic Scholars Program, a highly selective scholarship program designed to support…

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Majority of childhood sex-abuse survivors achieve complete mental health

TORONTO -- Most research on child sexual-abuse survivors focuses on negative consequences such as depression and suicide. A new study instead examines factors associated with…

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FSU research: Ketamine could help men suffering from alcohol use disorder

By: Bill Wellock | Published: November 19, 2019 | 10:30 am | SHARE: Research from Florida State University is giving physicians a better understanding of ketamine,…

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University to Offer MBA Degree Program with Leadership Academy

Building upon the quality education provided by the business department, Augustana University is adding a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree to its graduate education…

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Robotic transplants safe for kidney disease patients with obesity

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago report that among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among…

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People with type 1 diabetes still struggle with blood sugar control despite continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)

Some continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) alarm features and settings may achieve better blood sugar control for people with type 1 diabetes, according to a study…

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Anal cancer rates and mortality have risen dramatically among Americans

Rates of new anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection, have increased dramatically over the last…

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Beyond the green revolution

There has been a substantial increase in food production over the last 50 years, but it has been accompanied by a narrowing in the diversity…

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5 Common Holiday Stressors and How to Manage Them

Although the holiday season can be a time for joy, fun, and family, it is also common for people to feel overwhelmed or experience temporary…

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Breakthrough tool launched at Greenbuild empowers users to radically reduce embodied carbon in buildings and infrastructure

Today, with the formal launch of the public beta of the Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (“EC3”) tool at Greenbuild, the building industry has a…

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$2.3 Million in American Cancer Society Grants Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute Researchers

New Brunswick, N.J., November 19, 2019 – More than $2.3 million in Research Scholar Grants from the American Cancer Society have been awarded to three…

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Exoplanet Axis Study Boosts Hopes of Complex Life, Just Not Next Door

“They’re out there,” goes a saying about extraterrestrials. It would seem more likely to be true in light of a new study on planetary axis…

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Receiving care in a multidisciplinary prostate cancer clinic increases discussion about treatment options and adherence to national guidelines

HOUSTON ― Newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients have multiple standard-of-care treatment options available, but many are not fully informed of their choices. A study led…

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American Society of Anesthesiologists Announces Continued Partnership with Fresenius Kabi as Industry Supporter

CHICAGO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced today that Fresenius Kabi USA will continue its partnership with ASA as an ASA Industry Supporter.…

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Artificial Intelligence algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics and speed up drug delivery

Deep machine learning method can predict molecular wave functions and electronic properties of molecules This algorithm could drastically speed-up future simulation efforts in the design…

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Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital Partners With Bezos Family Foundation to Advance Early Childhood Development

(New York, NY – November 19, 2019)  Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital announced today that it has partnered with the Bezos Family Foundation and Vroom,…

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Thermodynamics could be the future of computing, researchers say

Thermodynamics could be the future of computing, researchers say Today, computing is hitting limits that are all related to thermodynamics. Energy consumption--a classic thermodynamic problem--is…

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DHS awards $197k for blockchain-agnostic approach to tracking raw material imports

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $197,292.00 to Factom, Inc. based in Austin, Texas, to develop…