Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Announcement

Department of Energy Announces $32 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) will award 158 grants totaling $32 million to 118 small businesses in…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Feature Expert

David Shih: Then and Now

WHAT DID THE 2010 EARLY CAREER AWARD ALLOW YOU TO DO? The 2010 DOE Early Career Award enabled me to freely work on topics that…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Significant underreporting in safety data found on Nursing Home Compare website

The website Nursing Home Compare, sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is a go-to resource for many families researching nursing home options…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Can the flu shot help fight cancer?

Changing the microenvironment of tumors to increase the immune system’s response to them has been the goal of countless research and clinical studies including the…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Tobacco, Vaping Expert Available to Discuss FDA’s Finalized Enforcement Policy Targeting Flavored E-cigarettes That Appeal to Youth

Rutgers Tobacco, Vaping Expert Available to Discuss FDA’s Finalized Enforcement Policy Targeting Flavored E-cigarettes That Appeal to Youth A Rutgers University expert on tobacco and…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Feature

AATS Releases Statement on Transparency of Clinical Research Data

In response to continued discussion on the validity of the conclusions of the EXCEL trial comparing coronary stenting to coronary bypass surgery, The American Association…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Announcement

Experts Come Together to Save 3-year-old Gorilla’s Eyesight at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

 To download visuals, please visit https://sandiegozoo.app.box.com/s/xip4raf8v50qdvu2elyu5xrwxjfrg6og Animal care specialists at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park were concerned when they noticed cloudiness in the left…

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JUUL Delivers Substantially More Nicotine than Previous Generation E-Cigs and Cigarettes

JUUL delivers substantially more nicotine to the blood per puff than cigarettes or previous-generation e-cigarettes (e-cigs) and impairs blood vessel function comparable to cigarette smoke,…

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Adolescents’ view of family social standing correlates with mental health, life outcomes

NEWS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENOTE TO EDITORS: PHOTO AVAILABLE AThttps://news.uci.edu/2020/01/06/adolescents-view-of-family-social-standing-correlates-with-mental-health-life-outcomes/  Contact:      Pat Harriman                                       Mimi Ko Cruz                    949-824-9055 …

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Diabetes pode levar à insuficiência cardíaca de forma independente, mostra estudo populacional

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. - Os problemas de coração são um desenvolvimento comum para pessoas com diabetes. De fato, cerca de 33% das pessoas nos EUA admitidas…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Fast Radio Burst Observations Deepen Astronomical Mystery

An unsolved mystery in astronomy has become even more puzzling. The source of Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) — sudden bursts of radio waves lasting a few thousandths…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Having a Baby May Cost Some Families $4,500 Out-Of-Pocket

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – One of the most expensive parts of having a baby may involve the birth itself, a new Michigan Medicine study suggests.…

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Study Links Medicaid Expansion and Recipients’ Health Status

In Southern states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, adults experienced lower rates of decline in both physical and mental health,…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Selon une étude portant sur une population, le diabète peut entraîner indépendamment une insuffisance cardiaque

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. ― Les personnes atteintes de diabète développent généralement des problèmes cardiaques. En fait, environ 33 % des personnes aux États-Unis admises à l'hôpital pour des…

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Diabetes kann unabhängig zu Herzinsuffizienz führen, wie eine Bevölkerungsstudie zeigt

ROCHESTER, Minnesota (USA) – Bei Menschen mit Diabetes kommt es häufig zu Herzbeschwerden. Tatsächlich leiden in den USA etwa 33 % der Menschen, die wegen Herzinsuffizienz…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Trump’s threat to Iranian cultural sites ‘especially cruel’

In the aftermath of Qasem Soleimani’s killing, President Trump on Twitter threatened to attack 52 Iranian sites that are important to “the Iranian culture,” a…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Iranian Affairs Expert Available to Discuss U.S.-Iran Relations

Rutgers scholar Hooshang Amirahmadi, a former candidate for president of Iran and the founder and president of the American Iranian Council, is available to comment…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Feature Expert

A New Non-surgical Option Helps You Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Laurie Busa was looking for a new and more successful way to lose weight. As a cardiovascular technologist at Winchester Hospital, she conducts stress tests…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Feature Expert

Weight Loss Procedures: Comparing Surgical and Non-surgical Options

Losing weight may not be easy, but there are many options available to help with the journey. People often start the weight loss process by…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Feature Expert

Derron’s Weight Loss Journey: How surgery changed his life

How surgery changed his life Derron Golden sometimes still can't believe the changes he has made to turn his health around. It wasn't long ago…

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University of Rhode Island, BayCare and Butler Hospital team up to test retinal scanning for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

The University of Rhode Island, in collaboration with BayCare Health System in Florida and The Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, an affiliate of…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.13 C per decade

Global Temperature Report: December 2019 Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.13 C per decade December Temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.56 C (+1.01…

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Don’t Wait to Get Concussion Care

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 6, 2020 – Early clinical treatment may significantly reduce recovery time following a concussion, according to new research led by the University of…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

New Laser-Based Imaging System & Artificial Intelligence Algorithm, Used in Conjunction, Accurately Identify Brain Tumors

A novel method of combining advanced optical imaging with an artificial intelligence algorithm produces accurate, real-time intraoperative diagnosis of brain tumors, a new study finds. …

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Finding a new way to fight late-stage sepsis

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers have developed a way to prop up a struggling immune system to enable its fight against sepsis, a deadly condition resulting…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Study shows animal life thriving around Fukushima

Athens, Ga. – Nearly a decade after the nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, researchers from the University of Georgia have found that wildlife populations are…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Exploring the ​“dark side” of a single-crystal complex oxide thin film

Analysis from a team led by Argonne researchers reveals never-before-seen details about a type of thin film being explored for advanced microelectronics. Research from a…

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Scientists Map Structural Proteins Across an Ovary, Another Step Toward “Ink” Development for 3-D Printing a Bioprosthetic Ovary

For the first time, scientists identified and mapped the location of structural proteins in a pig ovary. Ongoing development of an “ink” with these proteins…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Iran experts available to comment on killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani

Iran's top security and intelligence commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, was killed early this morning in a drone strike that was authorized by President Donald Trump.…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

New Blood Test Could Help Elderly Concussion Patients With Internal Head Bleeding to Get Diagnosed, Treated Faster

WASHINGTON – Novel research shows that a blood test can differentiate elderly concussion patients with brain tissue damage from those without it. This finding, published…

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Novel Research That Could Advance Testing, Treatment for Concussions Showcased in the January Issue of AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine

WASHINGTON – In a special brain health collection, AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine highlights the innovative clinical tests that laboratory medicine experts are…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Feature

Time to Hibernate? 34% of U.S. Adults Say They Sleep More During Winter

For many, the dark, cold winter months are a time to catch up on sleep. According to a recent American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

What’s the Role of Physical Therapy in Palliative Care and Hospice? Special Issue of Rehabilitation Oncology

January 6, 2020 – Physical therapy professionals have a critical role to play in meeting the needs of patients nearing the end of life. An…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

To BOLDly Go (or No-go): Brain imaging predicts frequent binge drinking in adolescents

  A study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research could inform efforts to prevent adolescents from escalating to harmful patterns of drinking.…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Processed Foods Highly Correlated with Obesity Epidemic in the U.S.

WASHINGTON (Jan. 6, 2020) — As food consumed in the U.S. becomes more and more processed, obesity may become more prevalent. Through reviewing overall trends…

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Researchers create nanoscale sensors to better see how high pressure affects materials

AMES, Iowa – Researchers have developed new nanoscale technology to image and measure more of the stresses and strains on materials under high pressures. As…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Announcement

Gaps in the Iron Curtain

A West Virginia University history alumnus is the recipient of the nation’s top award for his dissertation research in Italian history. Luke Gramith (PhD History, ’19) received the 2019…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Epilepsy Study Shows Link Between Brain Activity and Memory

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 6, 2020) -- A new Cedars-Sinai study reveals how memory and abnormal brain activity are linked in patients with epilepsy who often…

Updated : Jan 06, 2020 in Announcement

ARN and Encompass Health Corporation Announce Institutional Membership to Leverage Each Organizations’ Strengths in Rehabilitation Nursing

CHICAGO (January 6, 2020)—The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) and Encompass Health Corp. are excited to announce a new membership that enables Encompass Health to…