Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Announcement

American Association of Endodontists Racks Up a Record 27 MarCom Awards

CHICAGO – The American Association of Endodontists continues to make great strides forward when it comes to creativity and communications excellence. The AAE is proud to…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Research Articles

Researchers discover a new way in which insulin interacts with its receptor

Since the discovery of insulin nearly 100 years ago, scientists have explored how it interacts with its receptor with the goal of improving the ability…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Feature

Bionic hand made in 10 hours thanks to WMG, University of Warwick

- A 3D printed bionic hand can be made to measure thanks to engineers at WMG, University of Warwick and a collaboration of other companies.…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Feature

Woman Suffers Severe Spinal Cord Injury, Finds Relief at Danbury Hospital

Summary: Katherine (Kathy) Wenning tripped and broke her neck when she was at her weekend home in Washington, Connecticut. Kathy and her husband, Michael, knew…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Announcement

Children’s National Hospital, Virginia Tech announce partnership for new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

Children’s National Hospital and Virginia Tech announce a formal partnership that will include the construction of a 12,000-square foot Virginia Tech biomedical research facility within…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Announcement

FDA awards $1.7 million to IU and other universities for quality management research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded $1.7 million to five universities, including Indiana University, for a…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Higher Education Event

“Persepolis, Then & Now” Brings Ancient Capital to Artistic Present—Nov. 21 Conference

New York University’s Center for Ancient Studies will host “Persepolis, Then & Now,” a one-day conference that will explore the impact of this ancient city…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Research Articles

How HIV Infection May Raise The Risk For Sudden Cardiac Death: New Study Sheds Light

The success of antiretroviral therapies has extended the lives of people living with HIV, long enough for other chronic health conditions to emerge, including a…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Policy

How to win the black vote

Currently, Sen. Joe Biden is considered to be the favorite to win African Americans’ votes and the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. But, that could…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

FSU research: Helicopter parenting hinders children’s self-control skills

By: Bill Wellock | Published: November 13, 2019 | 3:42 pm | SHARE: Parents who continue to hover over their children as they move through…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Inhaled immunosuppressant may increase survival, pulmonary function after lung transplant

Baltimore, Md., November 13, 2019 – University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers found that lung transplant recipients who had early signs of organ…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Announcement

Argonne nuclear engineer J’Tia Hart selected to Crain’s Chicago Business “40 Under 40”

J’Tia Hart, a nuclear engineer working in nonproliferation at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has been honored as one of Crain’s…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

After trade deal, unhealthy foods flowed into Central America, Dominican Republic, study finds

BUFFALO, N.Y. — How do free trade agreements impact diet and health? A study on a trade deal between the U.S. and smaller, developing countries…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

People Who Cannot Read May Be Three Times as Likely to Develop Dementia

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2019Media Contacts:Renee Tessman, [email protected], (612) 928-6137Angharad Chester-Jones, [email protected], (612) 928-6169  People Who Cannot Read May…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Cedars-Sinai Team Saves Life of Patient with 25-Pound Ovarian Tumor

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 13, 2019) – Maria Robles Garcia was sure her uncomfortable abdominal symptoms weren't caused by irritable bowel syndrome or from being overweight,…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Expert Pitch

How to win the black vote: Teresa Cosby, a specialist in race politics, describes what the next president will have to do to win this key vote.

Teresa Cosby, J.D., has been a specialist in U.S. race and ethnic politics for more than 15 years. She can talk about voter behavior and…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts Life Expectancy in Heart Failure Patients

When Avi Yagil, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Physics at University of California San Diego flew home from Europe in 2012, he thought he had caught…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Medical Minute: How to discuss family health history with children

Parents spend hours planning to talk with their children about the “birds and bees.” But moms and dads often ignore an equally important conversation—discussing their…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Early Spinal Patterns May Predict Scoliosis in Teen Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019             Contact: Ashley Moore Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 267-426-6071 [email protected] Early Spinal Patterns May Predict Scoliosis in…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Nearly half of accused harassers can return to work

EAST LANSING, Mich. – What happens behind the scenes when employees are accused of harassment? New research from Michigan State University revealed that almost half…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Breaking the (SeaFood) Chain

If you want to understand what happens when seawater becomes more acidic, ask an oyster farmer. Specifically, talk to one in the Pacific Northwest. Researchers…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Lab-wide stormwater capture, transportation savings and clean-up efforts win federal recognition

Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has won a regional Federal Green Challenge award for conserving resources and saving taxpayers’ money. The award, administered…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Tip Sheet

Sitting & Depression, Safer Youth Football, Wearable Tech and More from the Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Science®

Can Too Much Sitting Increase the Risk of Depression? The average adult sits up to 10 hours a day. Sedentary behaviors are known to increase…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Software helps create walkable cities of the future

ITHACA, N.Y. – Walkable cities reduce traffic congestion – an issue that causes around 3.3 million deaths and $121 billion in economic losses every year.…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report Shows Impacts of Federal Investments, Continued Gaps

The Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control today shows that while recent federal investments to combat antibiotic…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Announcement

U.S. and UK Celebrate 15 Years of Partnership

LONDON – Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) marked the 15-year anniversary of cooperation with the United Kingdom…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Announcement

Music and movement underscore opening productions in UC San Diego Theatre and Dance 2019-2020 season

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance opens its 2019 – 2020 season with “Balm in Gilead” on Nov. 15 — though this…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Announcement

Loyola University Medical Center Names Timothy M. Carrigan, PhD, RN Chief Nursing Officer

MAYWOOD, IL – Timothy M. Carrigan, PhD, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, has been named chief nursing officer of Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), effective December 9,…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Announcement

Former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson Is Named Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Admiral John M. Richardson, former Chief of Naval Operations, has joined the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory as a Senior Fellow. Admiral Richardson served as…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Venice flooding highlights cultural ‘trauma’ of climate change

Venice, the Italian city and cultural mecca, is experiencing its highest tide in 50 years, with city streets experiencing severe flooding. The mayor says it…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Morales ousting adds new fuel to social conflict in Bolivia, region

Political uncertainty accelerated in Bolivia after the ousting of once-hugely popular leader, Evo Morales, over the weekend. After Morales’ resignation, one of the country’s senators…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Individual climate models may not provide the complete picture

Equilibrium climate sensitivity -- how sensitive the Earth's climate is to changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide -- may be underestimated in individual climate models, according…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Last Arctic ice refuge is disappearing

WASHINGTON--The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing twice as fast as ice in the rest of the Arctic Ocean, according to new research.…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Phage Therapy Shows Promise for Alcoholic Liver Disease

Bacteriophages (phages) are viruses that specifically destroy bacteria. In the early 20th century, researchers experimented with phages as a potential method for treating bacterial infections.…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Understanding transporter proteins at a single-molecule level

Like a boat helping passengers cross a river, transporters move substances across cell membranes. This process is fundamental to the healthy functioning of cells in…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Argonne applies machine learning to cybersecurity threats

The following article is part of a series on Argonne National Laboratory’s efforts to use the predictive power of artificial intelligence, specifically machine learning, to…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Can Discuss Record Cold Temperatures in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Nov. 13, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick experts are available for interviews on record cold temperatures in New Jersey this week. Today’s…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Firefighters’ Workplace ‘Brothers’ Can Ease Stress of a Dangerous Job, but Protecting Spouses from Knowing the Perils Can Ramp Up Anxiety

Strong same-sex friendships among male firefighters can help cut down on their stress — but loving relationships with their wives may increase anxiety for those…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Tips for making donations in light of National Philanthropy Day

It's hard to make good decisions regarding donations – especially when there are many urgent needs and countless ways to spend charitable dollars. With National Philanthropy…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Nuclear warheads? This robot can find them

Trust, but verify.  - Ronald Reagan Picture a swarm of autonomous, three-foot rolling robots armed with smart detectors to support nuclear safeguards and verify arms-control…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Announcement

LUDWIG LAUSANNE’S PING-CHIH HO NAMED AN EMBO YOUNG INVESTIGATOR

NOVEMBER 13, 2019, New York— Ludwig Cancer Research congratulates Ping-Chih Ho on his selection by the European Molecular Biology Association (EMBO) as a member of…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Why It Matters: China Doesn’t Want Your Trash

Host Gabrielle Sierra Podcast Host and Producer Episode Guests Elizabeth C. Economy C. V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies Kate O'Neill Associate…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

$27 million grant will strengthen effort to increase biomedical workforce diversity

$27 million grant will strengthen effort to increase biomedical workforce diversity UCLA is set to lead the new phase of an ongoing NIH-funded initiative Enrique…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Probiotic Bacteria: A Double-Edged Sword

Scientists from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology and Boston Children’s Hospital have discovered that probiotic consumption may lead to blood infections. Published in Nature Medicine,…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Feature

The Chinese Economy: Regulation vs. Shadow Banking

INSIGHTS FROM: Kinda Hachem WRITTEN BY: Simon Constable  Shadow banking is on the rise in China. China Beige Book, which studies independent data on the Chinese…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

$3M Gift Powers New Scholarships for Military Students at UVA Darden

By Kristen Keesee The University of Virginia Darden School of Business today announced a new gift to support members of the military through full scholarships to the…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Will Disney Plus break through or break up crowded streaming market? Tulane expert says viewing habits are changing.

New streaming service Disney Plus launched Tuesday morning, joining other popular platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. John Healey, assistant professor of marketing…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

PhRMA Foundation Centers of Excellence, 2019 Challenge Award Winners Featured at National Value Assessment Conference

(November 12, 2019) - New and innovative approaches to value assessment that aim to move beyond traditional metrics and better incorporate the patient voice were…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Deep neural networks speed up weather and climate models

When you check the weather forecast in the morning, the results you see are more than likely determined by the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF)…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

Sowell Center Awarded $1.25 Million Grant to Train Visual Impairment Specialists

The Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities at Texas Tech University in the College of Education has received a $1.25…