Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Announcement

2020 is the Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2020 to be the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and Penn Nursing is joining in on the…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Texas Abortion Patients’ Attempts to End Their Pregnancy on Their Own is Higher than the National Rate, New Study Finds

AUSTIN, Texas—A new study by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) finds that approximately seven percent of patients seeking abortion at Texas clinics had tried…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Announcement

Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars

Researchers led by C.S. Chang of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have been awarded major supercomputer time to address…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Announcement

BLOOD STEM CELL RESEARCH

University of Delaware biomedical engineer Emily Day is working on technology that may one day replace bone marrow transplants.  Currently, bone marrow transplants are used…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Mutations in donors’ stem cells may cause problems for cancer patients

A stem cell transplant — also called a bone marrow transplant — is a common treatment for blood cancers, such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML).…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

App uses voice analysis, AI to track wellness of people with mental illness

A new study finds that an interactive voice application using artificial intelligence is an effective way to monitor the wellbeing of patients being treated for…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Pathogenic Alzheimer’s disease cascade is activated by faulty norepinephrine signaling

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In preclinical experiments, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have revealed a key missing piece of the Alzheimer’s disease puzzle. That allowed…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Overactive Brain Waves Trigger Essential Tremor

NEW YORK, NY (Jan. 15, 2020)—The source of essential tremor—a movement disorder that causes involuntary trembling of the hands, arms, and head—has been enigmatic, impeding…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers Identify Gene with Functional Role in Aging of Eye

A lengthy-named gene called Elongation of Very Long Chain Fatty Acids Protein 2 or ELOVL2 is an established biomarker of age. In a new paper,…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Announcement

UIC climbs to No. 3 in U.S. News Best Online Programs rankings

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s online bachelor’s degree programs rose to the No. 3 spot in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

American Association for Thoracic Surgery Adopts HUBzero® Cloud Platform

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) has adopted an open-source, cloud-based platform led out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) that addresses widely…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

B-cell enrichment predictive of immunotherapy response in melanoma, sarcoma and kidney cancer

HOUSTON ― The likelihood of a patient responding to immune checkpoint blockade may depend on B cells in the tumor, located within specialized immune-cell clusters…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Feature

StubHub Chief Product and Technology Officer on Solving Problems and Listening to Customers

By Dave Hendrick After a summer internship with a major consulting firm following his First Year at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, StubHub…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Announcement

Global Leaders to Speak at UVA Darden’s Leadership Speaker Series This Spring

By Dave Hendrick The University of Virginia Darden School of Business will welcome two distinguished global leaders to Grounds this spring as part of its Leadership Speaker Series.…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Feature

On Changing Destiny: 20 Questions With Mastercard CFO Sachin Mehra

By Jay Hodgkins  University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnus Sachin Mehra (MBA ’96) is the CFO of Mastercard, where he has risen through the…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Feature

Diversity Practices: Challenges and Strategies

INSIGHTS FROM: Courtney McCluney WRITTEN BY: Seb Murray It’s been 50 years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned discrimination on the basis of race.…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Resale ticket markets benefit sports teams and fans

New research co-authored by Yanwen Wang, an assistant professor in the UBC Sauder School of Business, reveals that the resale ticket market also appeals to…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Reconnecting with nature key for sustainability

People who live in more built up areas and spend less free-time in nature are also less likely to take actions that benefit the environment,…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Study Answers When Moderate to Late Preterm Babies Go Home

“When is my baby going home?” is one of the first questions asked by families of infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

How coworkers impact the value of your skills

Cambridge, Massachusetts - In today's world, most workers are highly specialized, but this specialization can come at a cost - especially for those on the…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Women’s Blood Vessels Age Faster Than Men’s

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 15, 2020) -- New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai showed for the first time that women's blood vessels –…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Certified nurse-midwives lead collaborative care model as solution to obstetrician shortage

LA CROSSE, Wis. ― Fewer physicians are pursuing careers in obstetrics, in part because of the intense, round-the-clock demands of the job and a high burnout…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

More Interventions Follow Gastric Bypass than Gastric Sleeve, Large Study Shows

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 15, 2020 – A study involving tens of thousands of bariatric surgery patients found that gastric bypass patients were significantly more likely than…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Involving family in care for bipolar disorder helps children and teens stay healthier, longer

In a UCLA-led study, children and adolescents with a high risk for developing bipolar disorder stayed healthier for longer periods when their family members participated…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Pig virus is easily transmitted among chickens and turkeys

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The first animal study of a pig virus’s potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Black Patients Have Worse Outcomes of Lower Spinal Fusion Surgery

January 15, 2020 – Black patients undergoing lumbar (lower) spinal fusion surgery have worse outcomes – including higher complication rates, more hospital days, and higher…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Are sinking soils in the Everglades related to climate change?

January 15, 2020 – Characterized by alligators, airboats, and catfish, the Everglades is a region of swampy wetlands in southern Florida. In addition to the area’s…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Heterogeneity of Liver Cancer Cells Helps Explain Tumor Progression in Patients, Mount Sinai Research Found

(New York, NY – January 15, 2020) – Many liver cancer tumors contain a highly diverse set of cells, a phenomenon known as intra-tumor heterogeneity…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

DHS Awards $197K for Digital Credentials That Work Offline

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $197,020.95 Phase 1 funding to Stranger Labs, Inc. based in…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

STS Statement on Recent Left Main Randomized Trials

CHICAGO (January 14, 2020) — The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has been monitoring with keen interest the controversy in the medical literature and the…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

In Mice, Alcohol Dependence Results in Brain-Wide Remodeling of Functional Architecture

Employing advanced technologies that allow whole brain imaging at single-cell resolution, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that in an…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

NOAA Releases Extended Version of 20th Century Reanalysis Project

Calling it a time machine for weather data and a treasure trove for climate researchers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released an…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Who’s Liable? The AV or the human driver?

Who’s Liable? The AV or the human driver?  Columbia researchers use game theory to help policy makers create liability rules for accidents involving self-driving cars…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Policy

Evaluating the Trump Administration’s Iran Policy

Takeaways: The targeted killing of Soleimani took place within a context of longstanding suspicion and animosity between the United States and Iran over the past…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

CRNAs, Nurses Gain Double Accolades: One of the Best 25 Jobs, The Most Honest, Ethical Professionals 18 Years in a Row

Park Ridge, Ill. (AANA) – Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are ranked among the U.S. Top 25 Best Jobs on the most recent U.S. News…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Announcement

UTEP Receives $1M to Develop System to Increase Number of Students Who Pursue Graduate Engineering Studies

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department was awarded $1 million from the National Science Foundation to help low-income, academically…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Trainieren Sie weiter: Neue Studie ergibt, dass Sport gut für Ihre grauen Zellen ist

ROCHESTER, Minnesota (USA) — Kardiorespiratorische Bewegung — schnelles Gehen, Joggen, Radfahren und so ziemlich jeder Sport, der ihren Puls hoch jagt — ist gut für Ihren Körper,…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Hohe Insulinkosten sind für Diabetespatienten lebensbedrohlich

ROCHESTER, Minnesota (USA) – Die am häufigsten verwendeten Formen von Insulin kosten in den USA 10-mal mehr als in jedem anderen Industrieland, wie aus einem…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Reduced Inhaler Use is Safe for Infants with Bronchiolitis

Philadelphia (January 13, 2020) – Bronchiolitis, a lung infection that is one of the most common reasons for hospitalizations in young children, is most prevalent…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Exosomes promote remarkable recovery in stroke

It’s been almost a quarter century since the first drug was approved for stroke. But what’s even more striking is that only a single drug…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Continuez à faire de l’exercice : selon une étude récente, c’est bon pour la matière grise de votre cerveau

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — Les exercices cardiorespiratoires (la marche rapide, la course, le vélo et tout quasiment tout autre exercice qui fait battre votre cœur) sont bénéfiques pour…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

تنبيه من الخبراء: حافظ على ممارسة الرياضة: دراسة جديدة تكشف فائدتها للمادة الرمادية في الدماغ

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا. — التمارين القلبية التنفسية — المشي السريع والركض وركوب الدراجات وأي تمرين آخر تقريبًا يضخ قلبك هو مفيد لجسمك، لكن في المقابل، هل…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Alerta de especialistas: continue exercitando-se; novo estudo descobre que faz bem para a substância cinzenta do seu cérebro

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — Exercício cardiorrespiratório — andar rápido, correr, pedalar e qualquer outro exercício que faça com que o coração bombeie mais sangue fazem bem para o…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Flu Is on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself

Since the flu season started October 1, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there have been at least 9.7 million illnesses, 87,000…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Colloidal Quantum Dot Laser Diodes are Just Around the Corner

Los Alamos scientists have incorporated meticulously engineered colloidal quantum dots into a new type of light emitting diodes (LEDs) containing an integrated optical resonator, which…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Thunderbird’s Professor Teagarden: Phase 1 trade agreement with China only ends first round of long trade war, benefits some industries more than others.

Mary Teagarden is recognized worldwide in academic, corporate and government sectors for her teaching, executive training, and consulting. Teagarden is professor of global strategy and associate…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Unfruitful: Eating More Produce Will Not Cure, Stop Prostate Cancer

National guidelines recommend that men with prostate cancer eat a vegetable-rich diet, suggesting it might decrease cancer progression and death. But in a Phase III…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Le coût élevé de l’insuline a des répercussions sur la vie ou la mort des patients diabétiques

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — Les formes d'insuline les plus couramment utilisées coûtent 10 fois plus cher aux États-Unis que dans tous les autres pays développés, selon…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

آثار ارتفاع تكلفة الأنسولين على حياة مرضى السكري

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا. — تزيد تكلفة أشكال الأنسولين الأكثر استخدامًا في الولايات المتحدة بمقدار 10 مرات عن أي دولة من الدول المتقدمة الأخرى، وفقًا…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Estudio de Mayo Clinic descubre interruptor molecular para reparar trastornos del sistema nervioso central

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Un interruptor molecular es capaz de encender, en animales, una sustancia que repara el daño neurológico de trastornos como la esclerosis múltiple, descubrió…