Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Pregnant Women with Very High Blood Pressure Face Greater Heart Disease Risk

Women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular death, according to a Rutgers study.  The…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

First-of-its-kind study examines toll of nuclear war on world’s oceans

A nuclear war, even a relatively contained conflict, wouldn’t just have devastating consequences for life on land. It could also take a toll on the…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

University of Redlands and Corona-Norco Unified School District partner to increase degree attainment in Inland Empire

Officials from the University of Redlands and the Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) recently signed an agreement that guarantees admission to the University of Redlands…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians awards $5.9 million to support Native student programs at University of Redlands

Building upon its long-established leadership commitment to Native students in the region, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians recently awarded the University of Redlands…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Feature Expert

The Hidden History of Valentine’s Day

Pets, spouses, co-workers, friends, classmates: They’re all in line to be on the receiving end of another record year for Valentine’s Day spending, says a…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Feature

Improved Catalyst Branches Out and Out-Performs

The Science Catalysis is the process of speeding up a chemical reaction; it’s very important for many technologies. Branched nanoparticles are one of the most…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Feature

Adventure-Lover Says Yes to Knee, Spine and Shoulder Surgery at HSS to Live Life to the Fullest

Over the years, Diane Hitchcock has kept in touch with Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, the orthopedic surgeon who performed her knee replacement surgery in 2009. She…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Policy

Media Advisory: American Society of Nephrology Briefing on KidneyX: Accelerating the Future of Kidney Care

What: A briefing on KidneyX: Accelerating the Future of Kidney Care with Congressman Larry Bucshon, Kidney Caucus Co-Chair, and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, Kidney Caucus Co-Chair.…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Feature Expert

Crowdsourcing Science: Using Competition to Drive Creativity

Historically, crowdsourcing has played an important role in certain fields of scientific research. Wildlife biologists often rely on members of the public to monitor animal…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives!

Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives! On January 8, 2020, the American Cancer Society announced the largest one year drop in cancer mortality, driven by improvements…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers Outsmart the Immune System to Treat Rare Genetic Disease in Mice

Saint Louis University researchers have identified a potential approach to treating Morquio A syndrome, a rare, progressive and debilitating genetic disease. The research by a…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Expert Pitch

36-year-old physician with stage 4 lung cancer offers inspiration

Morhaf Al Achkar is a 36-year-old family medicine physician at UW Medicine who has been living with stage 4 lung cancer for more than three…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Feature

State Legislators Push Forward Full Practice Authority for Advanced Practice Nurses

Park Ridge, Ill. (AANA)—At an unprecedented pace, state legislators are voting in favor of lifting restrictions that would enable advanced practice nurses and other nonphysician…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Platelet Microparticles Give Antibody Drug ‘Piggyback Ride’ to Repair Damaged Heart

New research from North Carolina State University shows that platelet microparticles are an effective way to deliver therapeutic drugs directly to the heart following a…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

Loyola Medicine Psychiatrist Appointed to the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Scientific Advisory Board

MAYWOOD, IL – Murali Rao, MD, DFAPA, FAPM, has been appointed to the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dr. Rao…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Astronomers reveal rare double nucleus in nearby ‘Cocoon Galaxy’

AMES, Iowa – The so-called “Cocoon Galaxy” not only has a unique shape, it has a rare double-nucleus structure, astronomers report in a new paper. …

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

UVA Darden Capital Management Reveals Top Stock Picks That Led Investments to Surpass $20M

By Dave Hendrick After another quarter of impressive returns, Darden Capital Management’s (DCM) assets under management have hit a new milestone, surpassing $20 million at the…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Feature Expert

Winter is right time to start pondering … summer camp for kids. Educational psychologist can provide tips for parents.

It might be the middle of winter, but the time is right for parents to start thinking about a summer camp. Chris Lawson, who does…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

Seed Funds Awarded to Four Proposals to Develop Medical Devices for Children

Philadelphia, February 5, 2020 – The Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) has announced its latest round of seed grants to companies developing medical devices…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Majority of Veterans with GWI report moderate/severe fatigue, sleep, and pain symptoms

WASHINGTON (Feb. 5, 2020) – An online survey of nearly 500 veterans with Gulf War illness (GWI) suggests a high burden of disease almost three…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Onion growers have new tool versus fungicide-resistant disease

ITHACA, N.Y. – Five years ago, onion growers in New York state started reporting large incidents of premature leaf death in their fields. It affected…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss New Coronavirus Enzyme Structure

New Brunswick, N.J. (Feb. 5, 2020) – Stephen K. Burley, director of the RCSB Protein Data Bank headquartered at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is available for interviews on the 3D…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Researcher’s technology differentiates between Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy

Scientists have found a way to distinguish between two progressive neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson’s disease (PD) and multiple system atrophy (MSA), using a technology developed by…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Crystal-stacking process can produce new materials for high-tech devices

MADISON, Wis. — The magnetic, conductive and optical properties of complex oxides make them key to components of next-generation electronics used for data storage, sensing,…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Study provides new understanding of mitochondria genome with potential for new avenues of treatment for multiple cancers

HOUSTON ― A study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center furthered understanding about mitochondria, the cell components known as the “powerhouse…

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How to talk to your child about coronavirus

Disease outbreaks are scary, especially when it’s a new virus that’s infecting people on a large scale. With stories about coronavirus plastering almost every news site,…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Engineering a Better World Using Mirrors, Sun, and Steam

TROY, N.Y. — Partha Dutta, a professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, envisions a not-so-distant future where even the most…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

Penn Nursing Launches New Podcast

Penn Nursing Launches New Podcast  Amplify Nursing, the new podcast created and hosted by Penn Nursing’s Marion Leary, RN, MSN, Director of Innovation, and Angelarosa…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

New president officially recognized at the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

Kellie Antinori-Lent, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES was officially recognized last week at the meeting of the board of directors as the 2020 president…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Family and Environmental Risk Factors are Linked to Poor Sleep in Young Children

Philadelphia (February 3, 2020) – Poor sleep habits and sleep disorders are very common in early childhood, especially in children exposed to multiple family and…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

Fort Worth Medical Community Joins Hands on New Graduate-level, School-affiliated Physician Residency Program

Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center Fort Worth and the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine will be collaborating on an Accreditation Council…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

NYU Scientists Sequence the Genome of Basmati Rice

Using an innovative genome sequencing technology, researchers assembled the complete genetic blueprint of two basmati rice varieties, including one that is drought-tolerant and resistant to…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Forest soils recovering from effects of acid rain

February 5, 2020 – Before the United States 1970 Clean Air Act, rainfall all over the country was acidic. As precipitation would fall from the…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Treating wastewater with ozone could convert pharmaceuticals into toxic compounds

With water scarcity intensifying, wastewater treatment and reuse are gaining popularity. But some methods for killing microbes in wastewater create disinfection byproducts (DBPs) that could…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Fecal excretion of PFAS by pets

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are used in a wide range of consumer products, from pizza boxes to carpets to non-stick cookware. Therefore, it’s not…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Fireproof, lightweight solid electrolyte for safer lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are in everything from cell phones to cars. However, recent incidents involving fires or explosions of these devices show there’s a need for…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Higher Education Event

Oslo Accords Diplomat Beilin on “Between Oslo and Trump: A Review of the Peace Process”—Feb. 11

New York University’s Taub Center for Israel Studies will host Israeli diplomat Yossi Beilin for “Between Oslo and Trump: A Review of the Peace Process,”…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Global Cooling After Nuclear War Would Harm Ocean Life

A nuclear war that cooled Earth could worsen the impact of ocean acidification on corals, clams, oysters and other marine life with shells or skeletons,…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

Research to Prevent Blindness Celebrates 60th Anniversary

NEW YORK, NY, February 5, 2020 – Today, Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) celebrates the 60th anniversary of its incorporation by Dr. Jules Stein, an…