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Supercomputer Models Improve Oregon/Washington Coastal Forecasts

Researchers at Oregon State University have been using the Comet supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center to test an algorithm that they believe will…

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Ensuring a Heart-Healthy Pregnancy

Although cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, it has not been widely recognized that many types of heart disease can and…

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Changing Your Exercise Routine

Change is good — even when it comes to exercising. Did you know that altering the intensity of your workout or trying a new activity…

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Panic Attack vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

Your heart suddenly begins racing. You feel pain in your chest and you are short of breath. Are you having a heart attack? Or could it…

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Tulane University acquires archives of renowned New Orleans author Anne Rice

Tulane University’s Howard-Tilton Memorial Library has acquired the complete archives of famed best-selling New Orleans author Anne Rice thanks to a gift from Stuart Rose…

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Researchers study the intricate link between climate and conflict

New research from the University of Notre Dame is shedding light on the unexpected effects climate change could have on regional instability and violent conflict.…

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Link between chronic kidney disease and heart failure is identified in patients

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – People with chronic kidney disease have a higher risk for heart disease and heart-disease death. Now, for the first time in humans,…

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More grocery stores means less food waste — and a big carbon cut

ITHACA, N.Y. – One strategy for reducing food waste’s environmental impact is as counterintuitive as it is straightforward: Open more grocery stores. That’s according to…

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Political TV Ads Referencing Guns Increased Eightfold Over Four Election Cycles

The number of political candidate television advertisements that refer to guns increased significantly across four election cycles in U.S. media markets, according to a new…

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Shift in treatment modalities associated with improved outcomes in uveal melanoma patients with liver metastasis

PHILADELPHIA – Uveal melanoma – a cancer found in the eye - is rare, comprising less than 5% of all melanomas. Despite successful treatment of…

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Coronavirus tests tech’s ability to stymie fake news

The World Health Organization revealed on Monday that it is working with Google to limit the spread of misinformation related to the coronavirus — by…

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Finding the source of chemical reactions

Scientists are constantly searching for the source of things like the origin of the universe, matter or life. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s…

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Value Transformation Framework Model Seeks to Guide Transition to Value-Based Healthcare

February 3, 2020 – With a new focus on quality of care and outcomes achieved, healthcare organizations are challenged to make the transition to value-based…

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Not just ‘baby talk’: Parentese helps parents, babies make ‘conversation’ and boosts language development

Used in virtually all of the world’s languages, parentese is a speaking style that draws baby’s attention. Parents adopt its simple grammar and words, plus…

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Cold plasma patch could make immunotherapy more effective for treating melanoma, study finds

Los Angeles - An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has developed a medicated patch that can deliver immune checkpoint inhibitors…

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‘There’s a history in North America of racism towards Asian communities during a disease outbreak,’ says @JohnsHopkins University professor Ho-Fung Hung #coronavirus

A sociology professor at Johns Hopkins University is available to discuss how the racist and xenophobic treatment of people of Chinese ancestry often escalates during…

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Shift workers at risk for heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes

CHICAGO--February 3, 2020--Shift workers are at a significantly increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome, which increases a person's risk for heart disease, stroke…

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Fred Hutch scientists host press event on future of medicine at AAAS annual meeting

SEATTLE — Feb. 3, 2020 — Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will host a press breakfast at the annual meeting of the American Association for…

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ISPOR 2020 Top 10 HEOR Trends

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Life science educator’s regional meeting planned for Soka University of America

The 2020 American Society for Cell Biology Regional Meeting, Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists, will be held May 30 at Soka University of America in Alisa Viejo,…

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Communicating about coronavirus can be difficult

Communicating effectively during an outbreak can be tricky for government agencies charged with protecting the public, according to Glen Nowak, former director of media relations…

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Gauging the threat posed by the coronavirus

Wearing a surgical mask is unlikely to protect healthy people from the novel coronavirus that originated in China, and influenza likely poses a much greater…

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How first responders can protect themselves from the coronavirus

Healthcare personnel working on the front lines to contain and prevent the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in China need to take special,…

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Feel the Learn: Life-Saving Tips for #BurnAwarenessWeek from director of @UCSDHealth’s Regional Burn Center

Each year, the UC San Diego Health Regional Burn Center admits approximately 450 patients, from infants to adults, and treats hundreds more as outpatients. Scald…

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Helping Patients With Binge Eating Disorders: There’s an App for That

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Elizabeth DowlingMount Sinai Press [email protected]   Helping Patients With Binge Eating Disorders: There’s an App for ThatStudy suggests that adaptation of smartphone…

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Extinction is difficult to prove for Earth’s ultra-rare species

A recent study by the University of Kent has called for an increase in scientific surveys and collection of specimens to confirm the extinction of…

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If cancer were easy, every cell would do it

A new Scientific Reports paper puts an evolutionary twist on a classic question. Instead of asking why we get cancer, Leonardo Oña of Osnabrück University…

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MICROPLASTIC HOTSPOTS

Every year, about 8 million metric tons of plastic are put into the world’s oceans. Of particular concern are microplastics, materials found in the marine…

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CHOP Doctors Available to Speak About New FDA Approved Treatment for Peanut Allergies

Philadelphia, February 3, 2020 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval PalforziaTM, a first-of-its-kind treatment for peanut allergies. Over the course…

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Drop the steak knife: Red meat linked to higher risk of heart disease

ITHACA, N.Y. – Eating two servings of unprocessed red meat, processed meat or poultry a week has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular…

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Study Defines How to Safely Remove Ovary in Young Girls for Best Results in Fertility Preservation

Young girls who are about to undergo treatment for cancer or other therapies that pose high risk of infertility can opt to have an ovary…

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Occupational Gender Bias Prevalent in Online Images, Rutgers Study Finds

Rutgers researchers say gender bias and stereotypes corresponding to certain occupations are prevalent on digital and social media platforms. The study, published in The Journal…

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National Study Confirms Nurses at Higher Risk of Suicide than General Population

In the first national study of its size, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health, Department of…

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New deep learning model can accurately identify sleep stages

A new deep learning model developed by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland can identify sleep stages as accurately as an experienced physician. This…

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St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Board of Trustees Freeze Tuition and Fees for 2020-2021 Academic Year

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, the Board of Trustees of St. Mary’s College of Maryland announced a freeze in tuition, fees, and room and board…

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Exposing a virus’s hiding place reveals new potential vaccine

COLUMBUS, Ohio – By figuring out how a common virus hides from the immune system, scientists have identified a potential vaccine to prevent sometimes deadly…

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HIV antibody therapy is associated with enhanced immune responses in infected individuals

Most people living with HIV control the virus thanks to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Although this medication is highly effective, the presence of latent viral reservoirs…

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Past climate safe havens now most vulnerable

The profound threat of future climate change to biodiversity demands that scientists seek ever more effective ways to identify the most vulnerable species, communities, and…

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A material benefit to society, Sandia scientist elected AAAS fellow

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A perennial inventor of advanced materials has been elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Sandia National Laboratories…

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One-Stop Addiction Support Services: Study Highlights Value of Recovery Community Centers

A new service model for addiction recovery support combines voluntary peer-led initiatives with professional support, providing flexible community-based options to address barriers to sustained recovery.…

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Study demonstrates liquid biopsy as effective predictor of stage III melanoma relapse and treatment

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that circulating tumor cells (CTCs), a form of liquid biopsy, was independently associated…

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“The Reckoning is Real”: On Slavery, the Church, and How Some 21st-Century Institutions Are (Finally) Starting to Talk About Reparations

“Growing up in Staten Island, New York, I lived just a few blocks away from a convent that ran a bookstore and a community festival…

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Women’s Heart Fund Launches ‘Community Conversations with the CDI’

Neptune, NJ – February 4, 2020 – The Women’s Heart Fund, a philanthropic arm of Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation, has announced that for…

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Computer model mines medicines

Most medicines work by binding to and blocking the effect of disease-causing molecules. Now to accelerate the identification of potential new medicines, bioengineers have created…

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Subtile Strukturmerkmale in gespendeten Nieren können eventuell das Risiko eines Transplantatversagens vorhersagen

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Forscher von Mayo Clinic haben entdeckt, dass subtile Strukturmerkmale in Nieren von lebenden Spendern, die nur mit einem Mikroskop gesehen werden können,…

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Early Life Experiences Biologically and Functionally Mature the Brain, New Research Shows

Experiences early in life have an impact on the brain’s biological and functional development, shows a new study by a team of neuroscientists. Its findings,…

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سِمات بنيوية دقيقة في الكُلى المُتبرَّع بها قد تُنبئ بخطورة فشل زراعة الكُلى

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا — اكتشف الباحثون لدى Mayo Clinic أن سِمات بنيوية دقيقة لا يمكن رؤيتها إلا بالمِجهر في الكُلى المأخوذة من المتبرِّعين قد…

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Great American Prairies – the most endangered ecosystem on Earth?

February 3, 2020 – When people think about endangered or threatened ecosystems, often the Amazon rainforest or the Great Barrier Reef come to mind. And,…

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Save Your Soybeans and Corn, Iowa’s ‘Goldilocks’ Period Won’t Last

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 3, 2020 -- Over the past few decades, Iowa’s agriculture has experienced a period of consistently high yields. The perfect distribution and…

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Lower protein diet may lessen risk for cardiovascular disease

A plant-based diet may be key to lowering risk for heart disease. Penn State researchers determined that diets with reduced sulfur amino acids — which…