Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers Identify Key Structure of C. Difficle Bacteria That Could Lead to Future Treatments

Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and their colleagues have identified the structure of the most lethal toxin produced by certain strains…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Research Articles

New Beaumont research puts scientists one step closer to newborn screening for autism

    Because early detection of autism is linked to significantly improved outcomes, the discovery of early predictors could make all the difference in a…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Biomarker predicts which patients with heart failure have a higher risk of dying within 1 to 3 years

A UCLA-led study revealed a new way to predict which patients with “stable” heart failure — those who have heart injury but do not require…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Feature

BP Looks to ORNL, ADIOS to Help Rein in Data

Researchers across the scientific spectrum crave data, as it is essential to understanding the natural world and, by extension, accelerating scientific progress. Lately, however, the…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Research Articles

MEDITERRANEAN DIET MAY HELP PRESERVE THE KIDNEY HEALTH OF TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS

Highlight In a study of kidney transplant recipients, those with higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet were less likely to experience kidney function loss. Washington,…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Unattainable standards of beauty for today’s woman

(Boston)--While the average American woman's waist circumference and dress size has increased over the past 20 years, Victoria's Secret fashion models have become more slender,…

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Structured, salary-only compensation plan for physicians is a model for pay equity, Mayo Clinic study finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gender pay equity in the field of medicine remains elusive. Gender-based pay differences have been shown to persist, even when controlling for…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Diabetes can independently lead to heart failure, population study shows

Rochester, Minn. ― Heart problems are a common development for people with diabetes. In fact, about 33% of people in the U.S. admitted to the hospital…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Announcement

KIDNEY HEALTH INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Washington, DC (January 2, 2020) —Today, seven new members were named to the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) Board of Directors. KHI is a public-private partnership…

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Switching tracks: Reversing electrons’ course through nature’s solar cells

Think of a train coming down the tracks to a switch point where it could go either to the right or the left — and…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Could Nursing Certification Make a Difference in Adopting Evidence-Based Practices?

Nurses with specialty certification may play an integral part in speeding translation of the latest research into everyday clinical practice, thereby ensuring that critically ill…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Announcement

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast

Queen's University today announced the appointment of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton as its new Chancellor. Secretary Clinton, who received an honorary doctorate from Queen’s in…