Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

Summit aims to build interprofessionalism within the health care environment

There is no doubt that health care can be considered a team sport. Health care providers generally spend the majority of their time training within…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Improved CRISPR gene drive solves problems of old tech

ITHACA, N.Y. – Gene drives use genetic engineering to create a desired mutation in a few individuals that then spreads via mating throughout a population…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Gene variants may increase susceptibility to accumulate Alzheimer’s protein tau, study shows

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The toxic protein tau is a key biological feature in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease. Yet the factors that make people…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

Tammy Snyder Murphy Named 2020 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Awardee

Tammy Snyder Murphy, First Lady of New Jersey, has been named the 2020 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Awardee by the Rutgers School of Public Health.…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

MacNeal Hospital Receives Award for Pursuit to End Homelessness

MAYWOOD, IL—MacNeal Hospital received a Housing Forward Ending Homelessness Impact Award this past weekend “for embracing the intersection between housing and health care, and disrupting…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

In U.S., changing self-concept can lower well-being

American culture values the freedom to change and reinvent one’s self. A new study, however, reveals that Americans who do change tend to report a…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

يوصي باحثو مايو كلينك (Mayo Clinic) جميع النساء المصابات بسرطان الثدي دون 66 عامًا بإجراء فحص وراثي

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا — تشير دراسة أجراها باحثو مايو كلينك ونُشرت هذا الأسبوع في مجلة علم الأورام السريرية إلى أن يُجرى فحص وراثي لجميع…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Forscher von Mayo Clinic empfehlen, dass allen Frauen, die mit Brustkrebs diagnostiziert werden, bevor sie 66 Jahre alt sind, genetische Tests angeboten werden

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Eine Studie von Forschern von Mayo Clinic, die diese Woche im Journal of Clinical Oncology veröffentlicht wurde, deutet darauf hin, dass allen Frauen,…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Hydrogen sulfide heightens disease in tuberculosis, suggesting a new therapeutic target

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A new culprit — hydrogen sulfide — has been found for the deadly infectious disease tuberculosis. Hydrogen sulfide gas is known for…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Les chercheurs de Mayo Clinic recommandent de proposer un dépistage génétique à toutes les femmes ayant reçu un diagnostic de cancer du sein avant 66 ans

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Une étude réalisée par des chercheurs de Mayo Clinic, et publiée cette semaine dans le Journal of Clinical Oncology, suggère que toutes les…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers Find Gene Variants that May Increase Susceptibility to Alzheimer’s Proteins

EMBARGOED UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020Media Contacts: Renee Tessman, [email protected], (612) 928-6137 Michelle Uher, [email protected],  (612) 928-6120 Researchers Find Gene Variants that…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss Democratic Campaign for President, Super Tuesday

Two political science professors are available to discuss the Democratic primary contest as voters in 14 Super Tuesday states cast ballots that could either settle…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.134 C per decade

Global Temperature Report: February 2020 Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.134 C per decade   February Temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.:  +0.76 C…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature

THE LANCET FEATURES HEALTH PEOPLE’S NEW DIABETES PREVENTION REPORT

NEW YORK, March 3, 2020 –  The Online First edition of the upcoming April issue of The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals,…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Mayo Clinic researchers clarify how cells defend themselves from viruses

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A protein known to help cells defend against infection also regulates the form and function of mitochondria, according to a new paper…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Investigadores da Mayo Clinic recomendam que todas as mulheres com diagnóstico de câncer de mama com menos de 66 anos recebam testes genéticos

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Um estudo realizado por investigadores da Mayo Clinic, publicado esta semana no Journal of Clinical Oncology, sugere que todas as mulheres diagnosticadas com…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

How Does COVID-19 Appear in the Lungs?

While COVID-19, previously known as the novel coronavirus, was first reported in China, it was recently declared a global health emergency by the World Health…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: 5 Things You Should Know

 MAYWOOD, IL – Colorectal cancer screening is highly effective in detecting and preventing colon and rectal cancers, the third leading cause of cancer death among men…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

How our brains create breathing rhythm is unique to every breath

Breathing propels everything we do—so its rhythm must be carefully organized by our brain cells, right? Wrong. Every breath we take arises from a disorderly…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature Tip Sheet

BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest

Welcome to the latest edition of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s (BIDMC) Research & Health News Digest. This edition’s update includes: Hepatitis C experts available:…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Higher Education Event

ESF is First College in New York to Sign Plastic Ban Pledge

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the first college in New York state to sign the #breakfreefromplastic pledge and the fourth…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

Grant funds high-tech system to improve grapevine pruning

ITHACA, N.Y. – Researchers from Cornell and Pennsylvania State Universities are developing a high-tech, portable imaging system that will increase profits and yields by making…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

LESA Center Receives Department of Energy Grant to Create Cost-Saving Technology

TROY, N.Y. — Designing more efficient buildings could significantly decrease the nation’s energy consumption. In 2018 alone, homes and businesses consumed about 40% of the…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Health System Names New Creative and Media Agencies of Record

NEW YORK (March 3, 2020) — Mount Sinai Health System announced today that it has awarded its creative agency of record duties to SS+K, and…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Outreach effective in connecting people who have opioid use disorder with long-term treatment

Proactive outreach, including knocking on the doors of individuals who recently overdosed on opioids, can be an effective way to engage more people who have…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Investigadores de Mayo Clinic recomiendan ofrecer análisis genéticos a todas las mujeres con diagnóstico de cáncer de mama antes de los 66 años

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Un estudio realizado por investigadores de Mayo Clinic y publicado esta semana en la revista de Oncología Clínica plantea que a todas las…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

For anxious spouses, a baby may be a rival

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new child can spark feelings of jealousy in a person who already fears being abandoned by his or her partner, research…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

A joint venture at the nanoscale

Imagine a wire with a thickness roughly one-hundred thousand times smaller than a human hair and only visible with the world’s most powerful microscopes. They…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Research Finds Bias Against Job Candidates Motivated by Pay, Benefits

People say when you find work you’re passionate about, it doesn’t even feel like a job. But that doesn’t have to mean your sole motivation…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Radiation therapy for colon cancer works better when specific protein blocked

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis appear to have discovered a way to make radiation therapy for colorectal cancer more effective…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Presence of Staph Bacteria in Skin Microbiome Promotes Netherton Syndrome Inflammation

Netherton syndrome, a rare skin disease caused by a single genetic mutation, is exacerbated by the presence of two common Staphylococcal bacteria living on human…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Manipulating atoms to make better superconductors

Scientists have been interested in superconductors – materials that transmit electricity without losing energy – for a long time because of their potential for advancing…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature

Argonne researchers focus on grid cybersecurity to pave the way for a clean energy future

Solar panels, wind turbines and energy storage are gradually transforming the way in which energy is generated and distributed across millions of homes, businesses and…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Drug development for rare diseases affecting children is increasing

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The number of treatments for rare diseases affecting children has increased, a new study suggests. But federal incentives intended to encourage…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature Tip Sheet

How JCAP Is Making Solar Fuels Shine

Since its founding in 2010, the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) has made significant progress in the pursuit of a sustainable energy industry that…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Spring Ahead: What is the impact of time change on our health?

Spring Ahead: What is the impact of time change on our health? Daylight Saving Time begins on March 8 – a routine that results in…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Trapped in a draw, Israel on edge of semi-authoritarian abyss

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICEMarch 3, 2020   Trapped in a draw, Israel on edge of semi-authoritarian abyss  Preliminary results from Israel’s election show that…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Study identifies regional malnutrition clusters across India

Childhood malnutrition in India remains a major problem. A new study shows that the problem is concentrated in specific geographic areas, which could help policymakers…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Five-year survival improves for certain cancers in adolescent and young adults

CHAPEL HILL — The five-year survival rate for adolescents and young adults with cancer has significantly improved from 1975 to 2005 in the United States…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Designing plastic to break down in the ocean is possible, but is it practical?

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Creating plastic containers that easily degrade in sea water would be a dream solution to the growing problem of plastic waste…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature

New version of Earth model captures detailed climate dynamics

Earth supports a breathtaking range of geographies, ecosystems and environments, each of which harbors an equally impressive array of weather patterns and events. Climate is…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Scientists pair machine learning with tomography to learn about material interfaces

In systems from batteries to semiconductors, edges and interfaces play a crucial role in determining the properties of a material. Scientists are driven to study…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Potential impact of coronavirus on travel, hospitality industries

The travel and hospitality industries would be two of the hardest hit if there is a spike in coronavirus infections in the U.S. The University of…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

John Ondrasik, of “Five for Fighting”, to Speak at AAE Annual Meeting

CHICAGO – The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) is announcing that singer-songwriter John Ondrasik, of Five for Fighting, will be their keynote speaker for their…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature

With basketball tournaments looming, 72% of men admit to staying up late to watch sports

The real madness of March? Staying up too late to catch NCAA basketball games night after night. In a survey conducted by the American Academy…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

This wearable device camouflages its wearer no matter the weather

Researchers at the University of California San Diego developed a wearable technology that can hide its wearer from heat-detecting sensors such as night vision goggles,…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature Expert

Grounded in Science

Doctors face a difficult decision when they must choose a drug combination that will benefit the person sitting before them in an exam room. Statistics…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Vocational Interventions Help Unemployed People with Long-Term Health Conditions or Disabilities Find & Keep Work

Vocational interventions effectively help unemployed adults with long-term health conditions or disabilities find and maintain employment, according to a new study presented this week at…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Aerobic Exercise May Treat Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms in Adults

A new study will evaluate whether persistent symptoms following concussion, also known as post-concussion syndrome, can be treated using a personalized, progressive aerobic exercise program.…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Research Articles

Extreme Sports Training Reduces Helplessness in People with Chronic Disability Even Months Later

Physical training for an extreme sporting event can decrease feelings of helplessness in individuals with chronic disability as long as four months after the event’s…