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New Study Examines Ways to Improve Cancer Literacy in Young Students

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 10, 2020) – A new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers suggests that implementing cancer education curricula in middle and high…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

The brain of migraine sufferers is hyper-excitable, new study suggests

Individuals who suffer from migraine headaches appear to have a hyper-excitable visual cortex researchers at the Universities of Birmingham and Lancaster suggest. Migraines are characterised…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Superior “Bio-Ink” for 3D Printing Pioneered

Rutgers biomedical engineers have developed a “bio-ink” for 3D printed materials that could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues to repair or replace damaged…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Announcement

Dreier Receives Certified Association Executive Designation

For Immediate Release: February 7, 2020   Contact Information: Jill Hronek, Director of Marketing Communications Telephone: +1.630.256.7527, ext. 103 E-mail:  [email protected]   Dreier Receives Certified…

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Stacey Nicholas donates $5 million to UCI in support of diversity and inclusiveness

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE UCI NEWS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENOTE TO EDITORS: PHOTO AVAILABLE AThttps://news.uci.edu/2020/02/10/stacey-nicholas-donates-5-million-to-uci-in-support-of-diversity-and-inclusiveness/  Contact:      Lori Brandt                      949-824-8306                      [email protected]  Stacey Nicholas donates $5…

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Guy and Naomi Woodroof: They made Georgia’s crops possible

As the story goes, the first time University of Georgia horticulturist Jasper “Guy” Woodroof saw his future wife Naomi Chapman in 1924, she was strolling…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Announcement

Grant funds UIC study on access to early childhood education in Illinois

In 2018, Illinois passed one of the most expansive and progressive pieces of legislation (IL PA 100-0105) that aimed to reduce expulsions from early childhood…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Announcement

University Hospitals in Cleveland announces changes to leadership structure for improved system collaboration and innovation

CLEVELAND – University Hospitals CEO Thomas F. Zenty III and UH President Cliff Megerian, MD, have announced two adjustments to the leadership organizational structure in…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Expert Pitch

‘Omnipresent surveillance’: Facial recognition may transform schools into prisons

The Lockport City School District in upstate New York has adopted facial recognition technology to monitor who is on school grounds, becoming the first public…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Increases in minimum wage may not have anticipated positive health effects, study shows

In the decade-long absence of federal action, many states, counties and cities have increased minimum wages to help improve the lives of workers. While political…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Announcement

Complimentary Press Registration Available for ACR’s 2020 State of the Art Clinical Symposium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2020   Media Contact Monica McDonald [email protected] 404-633-3777    Complimentary Press Registration Available for ACR’s 2020 State of the Art Clinical…

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The Human Brain’s Meticulous Interface with the Bloodstream now on a Precision Chip

A scrupulous gatekeeper stands between the brain and its circulatory system to let in the good and keep out the bad, but this porter, called…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Expert Pitch

NYU Tisch Professor Available for Comment on Oscars (Expert in Korean Cinema)

Professor Christine Choy is available for interviews about the Academy Awards' historic night and can provide expert commentary and context about the history of Korean…

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José A. Bauermeister, PhD, Appointed Chair of Penn Nursing’s Department of Family and Community Health

PHILADELPHIA (February 6, 2020) – José A. Bauermeister, PhD, MPH, Presidential Professor of Nursing, will be the next Chair of the University of Pennsylvania School…

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Olin College Named 2020 Best Value College by Princeton Review

Olin College is included in Princeton Review’s just released Best Value Colleges for 2020. In addition to the overall listing, Princeton Review also named Olin…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Soil nutrients limit carbon uptake to slow climate change

Nitrogen and phosphorus found in soils are limiting the amount of carbon uptake stored in plants and soils. But maps of where this occurs across…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Feature

University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center Physician First in Ohio to Use Wound Care Imaging Device in Clinical Setting

BEACHWOOD, Ohio--University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center (UH) is the first clinical setting in Ohio using special technology to identify harmful bacteria, leading to healing for…

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Most Men Do Not Regret their Choices for Prostate Cancer Surgery

February 10, 2020 – Men with localized prostate cancer are faced with deciding among a range of options for treatment – including a choice between…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Rifles and Shotguns Used More Often in Youth and Rural Suicides

The researchers say their findings, published Feb. 3 in Injury Epidemiology, suggest that adopting safety measures for rifles or shotguns may prevent suicides, particularly among…

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UAH’s Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research has central role in 2024 IMAP mission

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 10, 2020) – The Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will be…

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Johns Hopkins Profs Would End Leap Year with New ‘Permanent’ Calendar

This year, 2020, is leap year. And if two Johns Hopkins University professors had their way it would be the last. An economist and an…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Feature

With a little help from my robot friend

BONUS CONTENT Social Haptics, Assistive Robotics, and Embodiment (SHARE Lab) at Oregon State University Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute (CoRIS) at Oregon State University How…

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Statins May Lower Mortality in High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

PHILADELPHIA – Among high-risk prostate cancer patients – those with high PSA and Gleason scores of 8 or more – many will develop a difficult-to-treat…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Study Finds Innate Protein that Restricts HIV Replication by Targeting Lipid Rafts

WASHINGTON (Feb. 10, 2020) – The human protein apolipoprotein A-I binding protein (AIBP) inhibits HIV replication by targeting lipid rafts and reducing virus-cell fusion, according…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Human Gut-in-a-Dish Model Helps Define ‘Leaky Gut,’ and Outline a Pathway to Treatment

Once a vague scapegoat for a variety of ills, increasing evidence suggests a condition known as “leaky gut” — in which microbes and other molecules…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Announcement

New allied health degrees for University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide will introduce a suite of allied health degrees to its educational line-up in 2021, enabling students to pursue studies in Physiotherapy,…