Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Feature

Medical Minute: Trying to quit smoking? Don’t go it alone.

We live in an era of self-empowerment. But when it comes to quitting smoking, going it alone isn’t the best approach. That’s because smoking isn’t…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers Reverse HIV Latency, Important Scientific Step Toward Cure

CHAPEL HILL, NC – January 22, 2020 – Approximately 38 million people are infected with HIV worldwide, about 1.1 million people in the United States.…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa

A first-of-its-kind clinical trial involving more than 600 children in Kenya and Tanzania, in which community members were trained to deliver mental health treatment, showed…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Collaboration reveals potential new therapy for osteoarthritis

ITHACA, N.Y. – Osteoarthritis affects 240 million people worldwide and is one of the most common causes of disability in both humans and animals. Currently, no…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Announcement

Major NSF-sponsored grant will help researchers discover ways to improve urban sustainability

AMES, Iowa – Dense urban areas use up more energy, water and food resources than they can produce themselves, forcing them to rely on external…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Feature Expert

Public distrust in media, helping the public understand how news works

Public distrust in the media has taken on another dimension in the digital age. A poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Announcement

Daron G. Ferris, MD, to Receive 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health

PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 22, 2020) – Daron G. Ferris, MD, the Founder of CerviCusco, will receive the 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Most Rehabilitating Sea Turtles with Infectious Tumors Don’t Survive

Caused by a herpesvirus, fibropapillomatosis (FP) is the most significant infectious disease affecting sea turtle populations worldwide. It is widespread in warmer climates like Florida, where…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Feature

A UNIQUE EXPLORATION OF OCT IMAGING: Optical Coherence Tomography – Its Uses and Benefits for Each Part of the Eye

Philadelphia PA,– A first-of-its-kind conference taking a broad approach to discussing how Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) can be utilized in valuable ways from the perspective…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Hope for patients with a rare genetic condition linked to severe infections

A team of researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal has shed light on the mechanisms that underlie a rare genetic condition by creating…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Helping roadside soils bounce back after construction

January 22, 2020 – Everyone hates road construction, even the soils and bodies of water around the roads. Paved roads can’t absorb water, so that…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Program reduces narcotic prescriptions after surgery with over-the-counter pain medicine

Surgeons at Houston Methodist Hospital are stemming the tide of addiction to prescription opioids by managing patients’ pain after surgery. By using long-acting local anesthetics…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

Urine reuse as fertilizer is not likely to transfer antibiotic resistance

Urine is a goldmine of useful substances that can be captured and converted into products such as fertilizer. However, going “green” with urine carries some…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Articles

A heart-healthy protein from bran of cereal crop

Foxtail millet is an annual grass grown widely as a cereal crop in parts of India, China and Southeast Asia. Milling the grain removes the…

Updated : Jan 22, 2020 in Research Tip Sheet

Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—January 22, 2020—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of…