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ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS ENCOURAGES MILLENNIALS: MAKE TIME FOR HEALTHFUL EATING, REGULAR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

CHICAGO – Millennials are always on the move. They’re a generation in the midst of building their careers, starting families and trying to carve out…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Hollywood’s dirtiest secret? Its environmental toll

With the Academy Awards around the corner, moviegoers and critics are busy scrutinizing the costumes, sets and performances of this year’s cinematic stand-outs.  When film scholar…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

U.S. birth weights drop due to rise in cesarean births, inductions

U.S. birth weights have fallen significantly in recent decades due to soaring rates of cesarean deliveries and inductions which have shortened the average pregnancy by…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Argonne and Washington University scientists unravel mystery of photosynthesis

Plants have been harnessing the sun’s energy for hundreds of millions of years. Algae and photosynthetic bacteria have been doing the same for even longer,…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

‘Spring forward’ to daylight saving time brings surge in fatal car crashes

Fatal car accidents in the United States spike by 6% during the workweek following the “spring forward” to daylight saving time, resulting in about 28…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Announcement

Mayo Clinic again receives top honors for high-quality patient care

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Thirteen hospitals across Mayo Clinic received star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality. Six of the…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers successfully test coin-sized smart insulin patch, potential diabetes treatment

UCLA bioengineers and colleagues at UNC School of Medicine and MIT have further developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could one day monitor and manage…

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Flyception 2.0: New Imaging Technology Tracks Complex Social Behavior

What happens in the brain during courtship? During sex? Scientists at the University of California San Diego have a much clearer idea thanks to the…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Feature

MSU partners to establish network to help coastal birds

STARKVILLE, Miss.—A Mississippi State researcher is co-leading a new network of more than 100 wildlife scientists and land managers from across the U.S. to monitor…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers Reveal Target in Acute Kidney Injury Prevention

Up to 10% of patients who are hospitalized or undergo surgery will experience acute kidney injury (AKI), and as many as 50% of patients in…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Warnings can alert consumers to ‘fake’ news

Athens, Ga. – Being reminded about the existence of misinformation disguised as legitimate news can boost news readers’ ability to identify articles that are “fake”…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Orthopaedic Experts Available to Discuss New Olympic Sport (Rock Climbing) and Injury Prevention

In 2017, an estimated 7.1 million people in the united states participated in rock climbing, which has risen markedly from 4.3 million in 2010. The…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Building a better breast

Surgeons at UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a process to determine the best approach for single breast reconstruction that involves mapping out prior to…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Announcement

Henry Ford Medical Group Names New Chair of Board of Governors

DETROIT – Kathleen Yaremchuk, M.D., chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System, will begin a two-year term as…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Announcement

Danforth Center Unveils Robust Line-up for Inaugural AgTech NEXT Summit

ST. LOUIS, MO, February 4, 2020 - The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center today announced the preliminary lineup of presentations and panel discussions by innovative…

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Iowa delay underscores need for voting tech oversight

The results of the much-anticipated Democratic Iowa caucus have been delayed due to problems with the voting system. The Iowa Democratic Party has blamed it…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Tip Sheet

Heart Health Month Special Edition of BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest

Welcome to the Heart Health Month Special Edition of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s (BIDMC) Research & Health News Digest. February is Heart Health Month.…

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High-Tech Printing May Help Eliminate Painful Shots

Painful hypodermic needles may not be needed in the future to give shots, inject drugs and get blood samples. With 4D printing, Rutgers engineers have…

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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Patient First for New Cell Engineering Platform

Rhea Dodd is the first patient treated with an experimental cancer vaccine derived from a completely new cell engineering platform.  The retired veterinarian, triathlete and…

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Proximity to Green Spaces Impacts Health

ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 30, 2019) – Two separate studies looked at the effects that greenery has on our health – finding that the greener our…

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Researchers Discover Method to Detect Motor-Related Brain Activity

WASHINGTON, February 4, 2020 -- Motor-related brain activity, particularly its accurate detection, quantification and classification capabilities, is of great interest to researchers. They are searching…

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UAH prepares for massive data stream following coming launch of ESA Solar Orbiter

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 4, 2020) – The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will have a major role in exploring an expected massive data stream…

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Tufts University Team Wins a Grand Prize in NSF Idea Machine Competition

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 4, 2020)—A Tufts University team is one of four grand prize winners in the National Science Foundation’s search for big ideas to…

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African Hotel Group CEO Spotlights Continent’s Promise During Africa Business Week at UVA Darden

By Dave Hendrick Mossadeck Bally, CEO and chairman of Azalaï Hotels Group, comes from a line of commodities traders based out of Mali, and at…