Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Expert in aging offers tips for interacting with older family and friends during COVID-19 spread

A Virginia Tech expert in gerontology — the study of old age and the process of aging — encourages families to stay connected with their…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Policy

A Message to Asthma Sufferers About a Shortage of Albuterol Metered Dose Inhalers

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill (March 20, 2020) - Certain areas of the country are experiencing shortages of albuterol inhalers. The shortage will probably spread throughout the…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Research Articles

FSU Research: Hidden source of carbon found at the Arctic coast

A previously unknown and significant source of carbon just discovered in the Arctic has scientists both marveling at a once overlooked contributor to local coastal…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Policy

ASA, APSF and AANA Issue Joint Statement on Use of Personal Protective Equipment During COVID-19 Pandemic

As anesthesia professionals are at an increased risk of exposure in caring for patients diagnosed with COVID-19, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), Anesthesia Patient…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Feature

Magnetic Ripples Calm the Surface of Fusion Plasmas

The Science ITER - the fusion reactor being built in the south of France - will use rippled magnetic fields to prevent bursts of heat…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Marriott CEO salary cut a ‘new best practice’ amid coronavirus pandemic

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has announced he will not take a salary for the rest of the year, as a result of the economic fallout…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Feature

UC San Diego Partners with 5 Leading Diagnostics Manufacturers to Boost COVID-19 Testing

Partnering with five leading in vitro diagnostics manufacturers, an interdisciplinary team of scientists and physicians at UC San Diego Health and University of California San…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Policy

AANA, ASA and APSF Issue Joint Statement on Use of Personal Protective Equipment During COVID-19 Pandemic

As anesthesia professionals are at an increased risk of exposure in caring for patients diagnosed with COVID-19, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), the…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Feature

Funerals Pose Challenges Amid ‘Social Distancing’ and Travel Restrictions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

While a huge focus is on health and mortality during the coronavirus outbreak, not to be forgotten are those who are grappling with death from…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Research Articles

COVID-19 response and communications must be directed by public health officials

Philadelphia, March 19, 2020 - In the United States today, healthcare providers seem appropriately confused about present and future issues concerning coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Feature Expert

COVID-19: Can the Science of Aging Move Us Forward?

March 18, 2020 (New York, NY) – As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the nation and the world, the role that geroscience may play in boosting…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Research Articles

Crowdsourced supercomputing project sets sights on coronavirus

People around the world are isolating themselves to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But there is another way those confined to their homes —…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Research Articles

Impact of a second Dust Bowl would be felt worldwide

The American Dust Bowl of the 1930s - captured by the novels of John Steinbeck - was an environmental and socio-economic disaster that worsened the…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Roles of Inequities and Denial in COVID-19

A Rutgers University global health expert is available to comment on the inequities that are being brought to the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

COVID-19 Expert Panel Series: Media Invited to Attend and Ask Questions Monday, March 23 at 2 PM EDT

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Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Research Articles

COVID-19 Expert Panel: Children’s Health, Mental Health, and Education During the Coronavirus Outbreak, Monday March 23 at 2 PM EDT, Media Invited to Attend and Ask Questions

Newswise Live Expert Panel discussion of unique angles to the COVID-19 outbreak of interest to the public and the media, with a focus on children's…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rensselaer Team Seeks Alternative Approach to Controlling Viruses

As researchers worldwide scramble to formulate a vaccine to combat COVID-19, a team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is pursuing a potentially powerful solution to pandemic…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Research Articles

Cancer Patients Over 65, on Multiple Medicines, Are at Higher Risk of Hospitalization

PHILADELPHIA – As adults age, they accumulate a number of medications for chronic conditions. Older patients take anywhere between 5-15 medications per year, which increases…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Feature

COVID-19: the US Perspective

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues its spread across the world, the medical community is closely monitoring events, regularly updating policies and protocols, and enacting preparedness…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Alternative modes of transportation can help with social distancing, good health and wellness

Public transportation systems in urban cities are reducing hours and canceling services as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise. Virginia Tech transportation expert Ralph Buehler…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Research Articles

FDA-approved drugs could help fight COVID-19

DALLAS – March 20, 2020 – Drugs that are already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could hold promise in fighting the new…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss the Emotional Toll of Social Distancing

As people continue to self-isolate in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are at higher risk for the more negative aspects of emotional isolation,…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

It ain’t any easier being green – World Frog Day reminds us of amphibians’ crucial environmental role

March 20 marks World Frog Day, an annual observance of the tailless amphibian. It was created in 2009 with the intention to save many different species…