Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

DHS Awards $197K for Digital Credentials That Work Offline

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $197,020.95 Phase 1 funding to Stranger Labs, Inc. based in…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

STS Statement on Recent Left Main Randomized Trials

CHICAGO (January 14, 2020) — The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has been monitoring with keen interest the controversy in the medical literature and the…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

In Mice, Alcohol Dependence Results in Brain-Wide Remodeling of Functional Architecture

Employing advanced technologies that allow whole brain imaging at single-cell resolution, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that in an…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

NOAA Releases Extended Version of 20th Century Reanalysis Project

Calling it a time machine for weather data and a treasure trove for climate researchers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released an…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Who’s Liable? The AV or the human driver?

Who’s Liable? The AV or the human driver?  Columbia researchers use game theory to help policy makers create liability rules for accidents involving self-driving cars…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Policy

Evaluating the Trump Administration’s Iran Policy

Takeaways: The targeted killing of Soleimani took place within a context of longstanding suspicion and animosity between the United States and Iran over the past…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

CRNAs, Nurses Gain Double Accolades: One of the Best 25 Jobs, The Most Honest, Ethical Professionals 18 Years in a Row

Park Ridge, Ill. (AANA) – Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are ranked among the U.S. Top 25 Best Jobs on the most recent U.S. News…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

UTEP Receives $1M to Develop System to Increase Number of Students Who Pursue Graduate Engineering Studies

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department was awarded $1 million from the National Science Foundation to help low-income, academically…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Trainieren Sie weiter: Neue Studie ergibt, dass Sport gut für Ihre grauen Zellen ist

ROCHESTER, Minnesota (USA) — Kardiorespiratorische Bewegung — schnelles Gehen, Joggen, Radfahren und so ziemlich jeder Sport, der ihren Puls hoch jagt — ist gut für Ihren Körper,…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Hohe Insulinkosten sind für Diabetespatienten lebensbedrohlich

ROCHESTER, Minnesota (USA) – Die am häufigsten verwendeten Formen von Insulin kosten in den USA 10-mal mehr als in jedem anderen Industrieland, wie aus einem…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Reduced Inhaler Use is Safe for Infants with Bronchiolitis

Philadelphia (January 13, 2020) – Bronchiolitis, a lung infection that is one of the most common reasons for hospitalizations in young children, is most prevalent…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Exosomes promote remarkable recovery in stroke

It’s been almost a quarter century since the first drug was approved for stroke. But what’s even more striking is that only a single drug…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Continuez à faire de l’exercice : selon une étude récente, c’est bon pour la matière grise de votre cerveau

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — Les exercices cardiorespiratoires (la marche rapide, la course, le vélo et tout quasiment tout autre exercice qui fait battre votre cœur) sont bénéfiques pour…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

تنبيه من الخبراء: حافظ على ممارسة الرياضة: دراسة جديدة تكشف فائدتها للمادة الرمادية في الدماغ

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا. — التمارين القلبية التنفسية — المشي السريع والركض وركوب الدراجات وأي تمرين آخر تقريبًا يضخ قلبك هو مفيد لجسمك، لكن في المقابل، هل…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Alerta de especialistas: continue exercitando-se; novo estudo descobre que faz bem para a substância cinzenta do seu cérebro

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — Exercício cardiorrespiratório — andar rápido, correr, pedalar e qualquer outro exercício que faça com que o coração bombeie mais sangue fazem bem para o…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Flu Is on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself

Since the flu season started October 1, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there have been at least 9.7 million illnesses, 87,000…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Colloidal Quantum Dot Laser Diodes are Just Around the Corner

Los Alamos scientists have incorporated meticulously engineered colloidal quantum dots into a new type of light emitting diodes (LEDs) containing an integrated optical resonator, which…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Thunderbird’s Professor Teagarden: Phase 1 trade agreement with China only ends first round of long trade war, benefits some industries more than others.

Mary Teagarden is recognized worldwide in academic, corporate and government sectors for her teaching, executive training, and consulting. Teagarden is professor of global strategy and associate…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Unfruitful: Eating More Produce Will Not Cure, Stop Prostate Cancer

National guidelines recommend that men with prostate cancer eat a vegetable-rich diet, suggesting it might decrease cancer progression and death. But in a Phase III…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Le coût élevé de l’insuline a des répercussions sur la vie ou la mort des patients diabétiques

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — Les formes d'insuline les plus couramment utilisées coûtent 10 fois plus cher aux États-Unis que dans tous les autres pays développés, selon…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

آثار ارتفاع تكلفة الأنسولين على حياة مرضى السكري

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا. — تزيد تكلفة أشكال الأنسولين الأكثر استخدامًا في الولايات المتحدة بمقدار 10 مرات عن أي دولة من الدول المتقدمة الأخرى، وفقًا…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Estudio de Mayo Clinic descubre interruptor molecular para reparar trastornos del sistema nervioso central

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Un interruptor molecular es capaz de encender, en animales, una sustancia que repara el daño neurológico de trastornos como la esclerosis múltiple, descubrió…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

AED Publishes Nine Truths about Weight and Eating Disorders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:  Academy for Eating Disorders                                                                                 Elissa Myers (703) 626-9087 [email protected] [email protected] www.aedweb.org    AED Publishes Nine Truths about Weight and Eating Disorders…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Custo elevado da insulina pode significar vida ou morte para pacientes diabéticos

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — As formas mais comumente usadas de insulina custam 10 vezes mais nos EUA que em qualquer outro país desenvolvido, de acordo com um…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Opening Up DNA to Delete Disease

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 14, 2020 -- Protein editorial assistants are clearing the way for cut-and-paste DNA editors, like CRISPR, to access previously inaccessible genes of…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Policy

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY DEVELOPS KIDNEY CARE FIRST MODEL CALCULATOR FOR NEPHROLOGY PRACTICES

Washington, DC (January 14, 2020) — The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has developed a Kidney Care First (KCF) Model Calculator, a tool that will…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

Rush’s College of Nursing Vaults to No. 1 in U.S. News’ Online Program Rankings

Rush University College of Nursing rose to the No. 1 spot among 183 schools eligible for the graduate nursing programs category in U.S. News & World…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Galactic gamma-ray sources reveal birthplaces of high-energy particles

Nine sources of extremely high-energy gamma rays comprise a new catalog compiled by researchers with the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma-Ray Observatory. All produce gamma…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Policy

WHOI scientist to provide testimony on climate science and solutions

Richard Murray, Deputy Director and Vice President for Research at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), will testify before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

HOW TO BREAK A SWEAT, WITHOUT CAUSING ACNE

HOW TO BREAK A SWEAT, WITHOUT CAUSING ACNE ROSEMONT, Ill. (Jan. 14, 2020) — Those hitting the gym on account of their New Year’s resolutions…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

CAREER Award Recipient to Explore Potential of Promising New Material

TROY, N.Y. — Two-dimensional semiconductors, particularly those made of a class of material known as transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs), hold exciting potential for a range…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas’ First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jan. 14, 2020 - UNC Charlotte has opened the Carolinas' first School of Data Science. The interdisciplinary school allows UNC Charlotte to…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

Mayo Clinic launches its first Platform initiative

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic announced the Clinical Data Analytics Platform as the first venture under the Mayo Clinic Platform, a strategic initiative to improve…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Epidemic levels of chronic pain, opioid use disorder add to challenges of managing patients in pain

The combination of more Americans reporting daily chronic pain and the rapidly increasing prevalence of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder (OUD) adds to the…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

Lung Cancer Expert to Head Medical Oncology at Cedars-Sinai

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 14, 2020) -- Prominent lung cancer expert Karen L. Reckamp, MD, MS, has been selected to be director of the Division of…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Large Study of Subtle, Rare Genetic Differences Reveals Several New Clinically Relevant Targets for Variety of Diseases

Philadelphia, January 14, 2020 – While subtle differences in the number of genes copied from one individual and passed down to the next can be…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Surprising Beauty Found in Bacterial Cultures

Microbial communities inhabit every ecosystem on Earth, from soil to rivers to the human gut. While monoclonal cultures often exist in labs, in the real…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

Putting tech to the test: HU launches User Experience Center

User Experience Centers, often referred to as UX Labs, are specialized testing facilities where products, services, and software are tested to see if they are…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

What is the California state soil?

January 14, 2020 – Many states have a designated state bird, flower, fish, tree, rock, etc. And, many states also have a state soil –…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Heart-Function Protein May Help Muscular Dystrophy Patients Live Longer

A Rutgers-led team may have found the key to preventing Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)-related heart disease, the leading cause of death in patients living with…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

ISPOR’s Value in Health Regional Issues Names New Editor-in-Chief

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—January 14, 2020—ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today that Manuel Antonio Espinoza, MD, MSc, PhD has been named…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

How to Make it Easier to Turn Plant Waste into Biofuels

Researchers have developed a new process that could make it much cheaper to produce biofuels such as ethanol from plant waste and reduce reliance on…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

Glaucoma Does Discriminate: Here’s What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 14, 2020 – Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss, affecting about 3 million people in the…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

Douglas Hanahan Appointed Distinguished Scholar of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

JANUARY 14, 2020, New York— Ludwig Cancer Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Hanahan as a Distinguished Scholar at the Lausanne Branch…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Flame Retardants and Pesticides Overtake Heavy Metals as Biggest Contributors to IQ Loss

Adverse outcomes from childhood exposures to lead and mercury are on the decline in the United States, likely due to decades of restrictions on the…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Elevated Leukemia Incidence Is Found in World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers

(New York, NY – January 14, 2020) – Responders who worked at the World Trade Center site after the attacks on September 11, 2001, have…