Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Un étudiant en médecine de Mayo lance un programme scolaire pour identifier les victimes du trafic d’êtres humains

PHOENIX, Arizona — Le trafic d’êtres humains représente une préoccupation internationale croissante en matière de santé publique. On estime que 400 000 personnes aux États-Unis…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Feature

Assessing Respirators for The Coast Guard Special Ops

The U.S. Coast Guard is America's maritime first responder. Just like their counterparts on dry land, these first responders are called to action when citizens…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Announcement

Gulf of Mexico Alliance Gulf Star Program Yields Cumulative Results

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) recently released its 2019 Gulf Star Annual Report. The report highlights programs and successes accomplished through the Alliance’s Teams…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Announcement

Hackensack Meridian John Theurer Cancer Center Announces Affiliation with ProCure NJ to Offer Advanced Proton Therapy for Cancer

Hackensack Meridian John Theurer Cancer Center Announces Affiliation with ProCure NJ to Offer Advanced Proton Therapy for Cancer  (February 10, 2019 – Hackensack, NJ) Hackensack…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Gene associated with autism also controls growth of the embryonic brain

A UCLA-led study reveals a new role for a gene that’s associated with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability and language impairment. The gene, Foxp1, has…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Announcement

NSF CAREER Award research aims to transform metal casting for the 21st century

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Guha Manogharan, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State, is embarking on a new research project that has the potential…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Feature

DUNE collaboration finalizes the blueprint for the ultimate neutrino detector

After two years of work and contributions from hundreds of people, scientists now hold in hand the blueprint for perhaps the most ambitious neutrino experiment…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Replacing Animal Testing with Synthetic Cell Scaffolds

In the field of cancer research, the idea that scientists can disrupt cancer growth by changing the environment in which cancerous cells divide is growing…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Young Men Unaware of Risks of HPV Infection and Need for HPV Vaccination

Young sexual minority men — including those who are gay, bisexual, queer or straight-identified men who have sex with men — do not fully understand…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Policy

ASA Troubled by Impact of Education and Labor Committee Surprise Bill Legislation, Urges Support for Key Amendments

Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), representing more than 54,000 members, expressed serious concerns with the surprise medical bills legislation released by the House…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Simulations Show Effects of Buoyancy on Drift in Florida Current

WASHINGTON, February 11, 2020 -- Acquiring a better understanding for how objects drift in the ocean has importance for a wide range of uses, like…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

1 in 5 operations may lead to surprise bills, even when surgeon & hospital are in-network

As if recovering from surgery wasn’t hard enough, a new study shows that one in five operations could result in an unwelcome surprise: a bill…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Prebiotics help mice fight melanoma by activating anti-tumor immunity

Prebiotics help mice fight melanoma by activating anti-tumor immunity LA JOLLA, CALIF. – Feb. 11, 2020 – Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

DNA Misfolding in White Blood Cells Increases Risk for Type 1 Diabetes

PHILADELPHIA — It’s known that genetics, or an inherited genome, is a major determinant of one’s risk for autoimmune diseases, like Type 1 diabetes. In…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Telehealth Interventions Associated with Improved Obstetric Outcomes

WASHINGTON (Feb. 11, 2020) — Telehealth interventions are associated with improved obstetric outcomes, according to a review published from physician-researchers at the George Washington University.…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Feature

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR SKIN DURING MENOPAUSE

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR SKIN DURING MENOPAUSE ROSEMONT, Ill. (Feb. 11, 2020) — By the time they reach menopause — which officially begins one…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Announcement

Dennis Shelden Named New Director of the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology

TROY, N.Y. — Architect, entrepreneur, and author Dennis Shelden has been named the new director of the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) at…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Announcement

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides state-of-the-art oncology support services to Kronos employees through new company benefit

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Kronos Incorporated have joined forces to provide dedicated oncology care navigation services via a new benefit for Kronos employees and their…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Understanding How Laws Affect Public Health: An Update on Legal Epidemiology

February 11, 2020 – Laws can have important effects on public health risks and outcomes, while research can provide key evidence to inform effective health-related…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Dancing Matter: New form of movement of cyclic macromolecules discovered

Physicists show unique polymer behavior using computer simulations Employing a computer simulation, physicists Maximilian Liebetreu and Christos Likos have shown a unique dynamic behavior of…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Teens with a History of ADHD Need Stronger Monitoring of Health Risks

Philadelphia, February 11, 2020 – Adolescents with a history of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at an increased risk for a multitude of adverse outcomes, including…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss New Hampshire Primary

Ross Baker, distinguished professor of political science at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and an expert on American politics, is available for interviews before, during and after…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Feature

Around the world, Cornell fellows guide climate action

ITHACA, N.Y. - Social activist Emmanuel Niyoyabikoze, founder of the Greening Burundi Project, aims to plant 1 million trees in the African Republic of Burundi, which has…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

Revenge is more enjoyable than forgiveness – at least in stories

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When it comes to entertainment, people enjoy seeing bad guys get their punishment more than seeing them be forgiven, a new study…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Research Articles

ADULTS BENEFIT MOST FROM A STANDARDIZED MALNUTRITION SCREENING TOOL

CHICAGO – Using one standardized screening tool to identify adults who may have malnutrition (undernutrition) increases the likelihood of an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment,…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Feature

NEW REPORT: NEW YORK STATE’S $4 BILLION MEDICAID GAP FUELED BY HIGHEST-IN-NATION “EXCESS DIABETES COSTS”

NEW YORK, February 11, 2020 -- As Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s new Medicaid Redesign Team meets for the first time today, a new report, Wasted…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Will “Parasite” Open the Door for More Asian American Representation in Hollywood?

It was a historic night at the Oscars for "Parasite." Yet while "Parasite" walked away with four awards including  Best Picture, none of the actors…