Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

The Impact of COVID-19 on Pregnant Women

NORTHFIELD, Ill., March 19, 2020—As health care officials continue to learn about and manage the COVID-19 pandemic and its increasingly widespread impact as a potentially…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

NHMU helps students impacted by school closures with Research Quest Live

The Natural History Museum of Utah is now offering an interactive version of its award-winning free online education program, Research Quest, to students throughout Utah…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Speak on COVID-19 and Victims of Abuse

Rutgers Expert Available to Speak on COVID-19 and Victims of Abuse Amanda M. Stylianou, a national expert on domestic violence and health outcomes based at…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature Expert

Anticipation, Preparation, Resilience – Key Lessons from COVID-19 for Organizations

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Professor Kathleen Sutcliffe, a leading expert in organization theory, gives low marks to public and private entities for how they’ve…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

Coronavirus and Your Macular Degeneration Care

At the American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF) we have been thinking a lot about how many of you in the age-related macular degeneration (AMD) community…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

Leading chloroquine scientists weigh in on drug as possible COVID-19 treatment

French and Australian studies suggest the anti-malarial drug chloroquine could be effective against COVID-19. Promising early results now lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Some good news: Livestock and poultry appear to be safe from COVID-19

AMES, Iowa – Veterinarian and food safety expert Jim Roth is available for interviews regarding the potential impact of COVID-19 on food safety. Iowa State…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

These 5 Coping Strategies Can Help Employees Keep a Healthy Mindset

In an unprecedented time like the COVID-19 pandemic the world is going through, it can be challenging to keep a healthy mindset in the workplace…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Melanoma Is Killing Fewest Americans in Decades

Advances in treatment have led to the largest yearly declines in deaths due to melanoma ever recorded for this skin cancer, results of a new…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

Argonne experts help Department of Energy strengthen energy security in Moldova

This past fall, the Central European nation of Moldova needed to find a new way to obtain natural gas. The country depends on Russian natural…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

Flooding the Sky: Navigating the Science of Atmospheric Rivers

Ice crashed down on the windshield of the small plane. Rain pounded the wings. Water sloshed inside important instruments. For most pilots, this would be…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating co-author from Wichita State University, comments on airline industry financial outlook

As an industry, airlines are essential to our domestic and international way of life in the United States. Our economy depends on the ability to…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Announcement

AACC Launches Directory of U.S. Labs That Are Performing COVID-19 Testing

WASHINGTON – To facilitate rapid identification of COVID-19 cases, AACC has launched a directory of U.S. clinical laboratories that are, or will be, performing testing…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Announcement

Department of Energy to Provide $60 Million for Science Computing Teams

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $60 million to establish multidisciplinary teams to develop new tools and techniques to harness…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature Expert

John Kitchin: Then and Now

WHAT DID THE 2010 EARLY CAREER AWARD ALLOW YOU TO DO? Our use of energy has a significant impact on the earth. Renewable energy sources…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

Facts versus fiction – breaking down COVID-19 myths

HOUSTON – (March 19, 2020) – Since the outbreak of COVID-19, rumors and misinformation about the virus seem to be spreading just as quickly, if…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

New UCI-led study reveals how skin cells prepare to heal wounds

Irvine, Calif. – March 19, 2020 – A team of University of California, Irvine researchers have published the first comprehensive overview of the major changes…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Pandemic Panic

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — After the Ebola virus tore through western Africa in 2015, two UC Santa Barbara researchers studied the xenophobia of the disease…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Recommendations for Pregnant Women During COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA – During a time of COVID-19 precautions and isolation, pregnancy, especially high-risk pregnancies, which usually require more frequent in-office monitoring, presents a particular challenge…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

The power of attraction: magnets in particle accelerators

In 1820, Hans Christian Oersted gave a demonstration on electricity to a class of advanced students at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Using an…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Maize, not metal, key to native settlements’ history in NY

ITHACA, N.Y. – New Cornell University research is producing a more accurate historical timeline for the occupation of Native American sites in upstate New York,…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Supply Chain Amidst Coronavirus

Rutgers supply chain expert Rudi Leuschner is available to discuss end-to-end supply chain and disruptions for online retailers during the coronavirus crisis. “Right now, all…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Criminal Justice Expert Available to Discuss Coronavirus and the U.S. Justice System

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 19, 2020) – The COVID-19 crisis is causing a wave of disruptions in the U.S. justice system, with state and federal courts…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

APS Journal Research Related to Epidemics: Publicly Available Online

The Association for Psychological Science has made the following previously published journal research articles pertaining to epidemics and related health issues publicly available. Distress, Worry,…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Coronavirus crisis: governments, organizations need to get creative to avoid healthcare rationing

Governmental and nongovernmental organizations need to get creative to avoid healthare rationing during the coronavirus crisis, says Nicole Hassoun, professor of philosophy at Binghamton University,…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

COVID-19 recommendations for patients receiving anti-cancer immunotherapies

We should all be doing our best to keep from catching COVID-19, if not for ourselves and our loved ones, then to avoid passing the…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Feeling obligated can impact relationships during social distancing

In a time where many are practicing “social distancing” from the outside world, people are relying on their immediate social circles more than usual. Does…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Nurse Practitioner Clinical Settings Key to Delivery of Patient-Centered Care

PHILADELPHIA (March 18, 2020) – It’s long been understood that care that respects and integrates the wants, needs, and preferences of patients results in higher…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Policy expert available to discuss trust in government during the coronavirus crisis

Adam Wellstead, associate professor of public policy at Michigan Technological University, is available to speak to journalists about public trust in policymakers in the time…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

New COVID-19 info for gastroenterologists and patients

Bethesda, Maryland (March 18, 2020) -- A paper published today in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology by clinicians at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai outlines key…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Eating more protein could help ward off atrial fibrillation in women

Women who ate slightly more than the recommended daily amount of protein were significantly less likely to develop atrial fibrillation (AFib), a dangerous heart rhythm…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Pembrolizumab shows promise for some advanced, hard-to-treat rare cancers

HOUSTON ― A study conducted by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center demonstrated acceptable toxicity and anti-tumor activity in patients with…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Nature-Inspired Green Energy Technology Clears Important Development Hurdle

Scientist Heinz Frei has spent decades working toward building an artificial version of one of nature’s most elegant and effective machines: the leaf. Frei, and…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Scientists learn how vampire bat strangers make friends

COLUMBUS, Ohio – We humans can explain how our relationships with college roommates and co-workers have formed over the years, but scientists haven’t had a…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Understanding How COVID-19 Affects Children Vital to Slowing Pandemic, Doctors Say

Though COVID-19 so far appears to be largely sparing children, researchers are cautioning that it is critical to understand how the virus affects kids to…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Policy

White Paper—Stopping COVID-19: Short-Term Actions for Long-Term Impact

Coronavirus infections in the United States are doubling faster than any other nation, according to a new white paper authored by MITRE’s infectious disease analytics…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY SHARES HAND WASHING TIPS AMID COVID-19

ROSEMONT, Ill. (March 19, 2020) — As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb, health officials have been urging Americans to wash their hands…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Dental professionals at increased risk of exposure to novel coronavirus

Working from home is one way to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, but not every profession makes it possible. One example? Dentistry. Dentists,…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Teaching opportunities in wake of school closures around COVID-19: IU experts available to discuss

Colleges and universities nationwide have closed their classrooms under precautionary measures around COVID-19, creating new opportunities and challenges for teachers. Indiana University experts are available…

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Sex, intimacy, etiquette during the coronavirus pandemic

Sex, intimacy, etiquette during the coronavirus pandemic, IU experts available to comment  During the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

E-cigarette users had substances linked to bladder cancer in urine

CHAPEL HILL— An analysis of evidence from multiple scientific studies found six substances that have a strong link to bladder cancer in the urine of…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

A silver lining of social distancing and quarantine? Better air quality. @HopkinsEngineer has an expert on atmospheric air pollution who can discuss how and to what extent social distancing and quarantine measures affect air pollution.

A silver lining of social distancing and quarantine? Better air quality. As more and more cities across the U.S. clamp down on travel, there have…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Coronavirus Stimulus Legislation Should Target Individual Needs First: Maryland Smith Expert

Roland Rust, a Distinguished University Professor in the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, can expand on his commentary below, that…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Coronavirus reproduction number remains dangerously high globally, according to statistical models

INDIANAPOLIS -- The reproduction number of the novel coronavirus is still at a dangerously high level globally, requiring greater public health interventions, according to data…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Tips for fact checking information sharing about COVID-19 on social media

Virginia Tech’s health communications expert Adrienne Ivory offers the following tips for fact checking online information related to COVID-19.  Be aware that a lot of…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Mental health expert available to discuss tips for easing COVID-19 anxiety

The spread of the coronavirus throughout the world has many people feeling anxious, which is normal in this time of uncertainty, explains Dr. Robert Trestman,…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Feature Expert

Parents shouldn’t feel they have to be teachers, too

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In the wake of COVID-19, children across the country were sent home from school, many with suggested assignments and learning activities.  The…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Reduced hours, shared work could reduce trauma of mass layoffs

On Wednesday, as effects of the coronavirus pandemic started hitting the U.S. job market, the Senate approved an emergency stimulus package to help businesses avoid…