Hospital that oversees care for a number of major professional teams offers advice to parents, coaches and athletes for playing it safe.
– Hospital for Special Surgery|1-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
As Baylor Scott & White Health marks the first anniversary of its merger, the organization has achieved the major goals established after becoming the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas in October 2013.
– Baylor Scott & White Health|1-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Women who are anxious, jealous, or moody and distressed in middle age may be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life, according to a nearly 40-year-long study published in the October 1, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)|1-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
The following articles are freely available online from Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed magazine in the world devoted to physics and the physical science community.
– American Institute of Physics (AIP)|1-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Researchers have uncovered the first-ever field-based evidence for a biological mechanism called 'group selection' contributing to local adaptation in natural populations. Evolutionary theorists have been debating the existence and power of group selection for decades. Now two scientists have observed it in the wild -- as they report in the journal Nature.
– University of Vermont|1-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Researchers used human iPSC stem cells to grow brand new nerves in a rat model of spinal cord injury. The neurons grew tens of thousands of axons that extended the entire length of the spinal cord. The iPSCs were made using the skin cells of an 86 year old male, demonstrating that even in an individual of advanced age, the ability of the cells to be turned into a different cell type (pluripotency) remained.
– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering|1-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Scientists from Thomas Jefferson University and the National Institutes of Health come one step closer to understanding the difficulty of treating joint infection. Biofilm formation plays a role.
– Thomas Jefferson University|1-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
A new study of couples living together unmarried finds that the working class and the middle class have significantly different attitudes and approaches toward birth control, helping to explain why unwed births are far less common among the college-educated than their less-educated counterparts. In interviews conducted by researchers from the University of Indianapolis and Cornell University, cohabiting couples in the middle class are more likely to discuss contraception, use effective methods consistently, use two or more methods simultaneously and view childbearing as part of a greater sequence of events in their lives. UIndy's Dr. Amanda Miller is available for interviews on this and related topics.
– University of Indianapolis|1-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
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