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Re-purposing existing drug could expedite development of novel chronic pain treatment caused by burn injury, helping sufferers including veterans

London (January 10, 2020)—New research shows how second-degree burns cause hard-to-treat chronic pain, and this understanding may be key to treating these complications, common in…

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FDA Approves 3D-printed Airway Stents Developed by Cleveland Clinic Doctor

Wednesday, January 8, 2019, CLEVELAND: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared patient-specific airway stents developed by Cleveland Clinic physician Tom Gildea, M.D. …

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Investigating the ocean’s influence on Australia’s drought

Australia is burning. But to understand how the relentless heat, blazing wild fires, and bone-dry conditions have reached such extremes, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic…

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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Decision to Step Back from Royal Duties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940   Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Decision to Step Back from Royal…

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Overdose rates are higher, but opioid addiction care is harder to find, in Medicaid work requirement states, study finds

Low-income people with addiction, especially those with addiction to opioids, may find it hard to access the kind of care they need to recover no…

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University of Utah selects Rodney Chatman as new chief of police at the Department of Public Safety

The University of Utah has selected Rodney Chatman as the new chief of police of the Department of Public Safety. Chatman, currently executive director of…

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Fair Chance Act boosts job prospects of ex-prisoners; based on research of Case Western Reserve economist

A newly-passed U.S. law—based on research and advocacy by economist Daniel Shoag—establishes a practice known as “banning the box” as federal policy for hundreds of…

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Growing strained crystals could improve performance of perovskite electronics

A new method could enable researchers to fabricate more efficient and longer lasting perovskite solar cells, LEDs and photodetectors. By growing thin perovskite films on…

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Inside Pediatrics Podcast: Flu Season Tips for Kids

It's flu season. While it may be a terrible inconvenience for some, the flu can be dangerous for certain children. Should you stay home, go…

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CPU2AL accepting plasma physics internship applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 9, 2020) – Applications for internship programs are now being accepted by the National Science Foundation funded EPSCoR Project Connecting the Plasma Universe…

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Puerto Rico earthquake and aftermath: U-M experts can discuss

ANN ARBOR -- University of Michigan experts -- including two who are in Puerto Rico now and experienced Tuesday's earthquake and the aftershocks -- are…

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John Theurer Cancer Center Announces Appointment of Five New Physicians

John Theurer Cancer Center Announces Appointment of Five New Physicians Cancer doctors bolster center's stem cell transplantation, blood cancer, and thoracic cancer programs.  HACKENSACK, N.J., January…

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New Closed-Loop System Offers Promise as Novel Treatment for Post-Bariatric Hypoglycemia

­­BOSTON – (January 8, 2020) - Gastric bypass vastly improves the health of the patients who elect to receive the surgery. Post-bariatric hypoglycemia, however, can…

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Hackensack University Medical Center First Hospital in New Jersey to Implement C-SATS – an AI-Powered Surgical Training Platform

Hackensack University Medical Center First Hospital in New Jersey to Implement C-SATS – an AI-Powered Surgical Training Platform     Innovative, new technology will enable…

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Media Advisory: Register for STS Annual Meeting and Press Conference

Credentialed press representatives are invited to attend The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 56th Annual Meeting in New Orleans. This is the preeminent event in cardiothoracic…

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Center for Congregational Health Receives $1 Million Grant

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Jan. 9, 2020 – The Center for Congregational Health, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Division of FaithHealth Ministries, has been awarded…

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The Wild World of Microbe-Made Products – Skis Now Included

This winter, you can carve the fresh powder of the backcountry on a pair of high-performance, eco-friendly skis designed by world-famous athletes and made from…

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BREAK POINT

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the New York State Department of Health have discovered how a common plasticizer associated with human reproductive abnormalities likely…

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Scientists observe ultrafast birth of radicals

An international team led by Argonne has visualized the elusive, ultrafast proton transfer process following the ionization of water. Understanding how ionizing radiation interacts with…

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Harnessing Biology and Technology to Develop New Depression Treatments – Update from Harvard Review of Psychiatry

January 9, 2020 – New research into the biology of depression, along with new and evolving technologies, provides the basis for developing the next generation…

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Study finds salt nanoparticles are toxic to cancer cells

A new study at the University of Georgia has found a way to attack cancer cells that is potentially less harmful to the patient. Sodium…

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LANL News: Scientists image heart RNA structure for the first time

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., January 9, 2020— Scientists at Los Alamos and international partners have created the first 3-D images of a special type of RNA…

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Endocrine Society elects Wysham as 2021-2022 president

WASHINGTON—Endocrine Society members have elected Carol H. Wysham, M.D., to serve as the organization’s President for the 2021-2022 term.Wysham is an endocrinologist at Rockwood/MultiCare Health…

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Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder – PAIN Reports® Presents Update on Rare Neurological Disorder

January 9, 2020 – Imagine living with unwanted sexual arousals, occurring unexpectedly and repeatedly, unrelated to any sexual desire or pleasure. That’s the situation for…

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Orthopaedic Surgeons Available to Comment on Musculoskeletal Healthcare News and Trends, Treatment Options, Fall Prevention and More

Contacts: Deanna Killackey, 847-384-4035 OR Lauren Pearson 847.384.4031 [email protected] Source Alert January 9, 2020 — University of Alabama's quarter back Tua Tagovailoa's hip injury. Stephen Curry's broken broken…

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Hackensack University Medical Center is First in the Nation to Acquire the TSolution One® Active Robot by THINK Surgical for Total Knee Replacement Procedures

Hackensack University Medical Center is First in the Nation to Acquire the TSolution One® Active Robot by THINK Surgical for Total Knee Replacement Procedures (Hackensack,…

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Lack of insurance cause of survivorship gap in minorities with cancer, study shows

Lack of insurance coverage is a major cause of delayed breast cancer screening and treatment among minority women, which could lead to a decrease in…

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One-Fourth of Children with Autism Are Undiagnosed

One-fourth of children under age 8 with autism spectrum disorder — most of them black or Hispanic — are not being diagnosed, which is critical…

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After bariatric surgery patients have an increased risk of dangerous hypoglycemia. Dr. Mary-Elizabeth Patti, Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School is available to discuss causes and treatment options.

Dr. Mary-Elizabeth Patti is a physician-scientist, serving as a Principal Investigator at Joslin Diabetes Center, Director of the Hypoglycemia Clinic, Co-Director of the Molecular Phenotyping…

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Recovering from a Broken Bone

ROSEMONT, Ill. (January 9, 2020) — As a parent, you want to protect your child from getting hurt; however, avoiding bumps, bruises and broken bones isn’t…

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Toward a smarter way of recharging the aquifer

To replenish groundwater, many municipalities inject reclaimed water into depleted aquifers. The injected water has been purified by secondary wastewater treatment, and, in some cases,…

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Mesothelioma Linked to Asbestos in Talcum Powder

January 9, 2020 PHILADELPHIA, PA — Thirty-three cases of the asbestos-related lung cancer mesothelioma draw attention to talcum powder as a non-occupational source of exposure…

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The CUORE Underground Experiment Narrows the Search for Rare Particle Process

In an underground laboratory deep beneath a mountain in Central Italy, an array of crystals, chilled to within a hair of absolute zero – the…

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An Out-of-the-Box Attack on Diabetes

RICHLAND, Washington -- A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new…

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‘It makes no sense’: Trump pipeline proposal undercuts climate progress

The Trump Administration is expected to announce a plan on Thursday morning that exempts projects from environmental assessments — making it easier to build pipelines,…

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人口研究结果显示,糖尿病是心力衰竭的独立诱发因素

明尼苏达州,罗切斯特― 糖尿病患者普遍面临着罹患心脏疾病的风险。实际上,在美国因心力衰竭入院的患者中,约有33%也患有糖尿病。心力衰竭的诱因可能是高血压或冠状动脉性心脏病等合并症,但也有例外。 《Mayo Clinic学报》Mayo Clinic Proceedings刊载了一篇名为《人口研究:糖尿病是心力衰竭发展的独立先兆因素》的研究,研究探讨了糖尿病型心肌病的概念和糖尿病单一因素对心力衰竭的影响。 研究人员利用罗切斯特流行病学项目评估了糖尿病对心力衰竭发展的长期影响,包括射血分数(测定每次收缩时血液离开心脏的百分比)保留型心衰和射血分数降低型心衰。他们还以高血压、冠状动脉疾病和舒张功能作为控制变量,研究了社区人口的死亡率。Mayo Clinic明尼苏达州院区的心脏病专家医学博士Horng Chen 是本研究的高级作者。 在奥姆斯特德县选取2,042名居民作为初始研究小组,以1:2的比例,将116名患有糖尿病的研究参与者与232名未患糖尿病的参与者相匹配,相匹配患者的年龄、高血压、性别、冠状动脉疾病和舒张功能障碍情况相近。在10年的随访期内,患有糖尿病的参与者有21%患上了心力衰竭(不考虑其他因素)。相比之下,未患糖尿病的患者中只有12%患上了心力衰竭。本研究中,两组参与者的心源性死亡、心肌梗死和中风案例没有统计学差异。 研究表明,在该社区的居民中,糖尿病是心力衰竭发展的独立风险因素。此外,研究结果数据也为糖尿病型心肌病的概念提供了支持。 本研究进一步补充了以前的发现,结果表明,即使射血分数正常且没有出现已知的心脏结构异常,与非糖尿病患者相比,糖尿病患者发生心力衰竭的风险仍然相对较高。 Chen医生表示:“关键要点是,仅糖尿病这一点便构成心力衰竭发展的独立风险因素。我们希望这项研究能为糖尿病和心力衰竭的后续研究提供坚实的基础。至于此处的疾病关联以及如何最大化改善疾病的诊断和治疗,仍有很多地方值得我们进一步学习和研究。” 医学博士Michael Klajda是本研究的第一作者。其他研究人员还包括Christopher Scott和医学博士Richard Rodeheffer,他们均来自Mayo Clinic罗切斯特院区。 ### 关于《Mayo Clinic 学报》 《Mayo Clinic…

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Study to examine biomarkers, economic factors that may increase risk for cognitive decline

AMES, Iowa – An image of your retina may help Iowa State University researchers determine your risk for Alzheimer’s disease even before other symptoms are…

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Chiropractors Suggest Limits, Good Habits to Prevent Video Game Injuries

Arlington, Va. — Injuries from physical play and sports are common throughout childhood and adolescence, but with the growing popularity of video games, some children…