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incentive program, Incentives, Health Policy, Healthcare Costs, Preventive Health Care, Penn Medicine

Penn Researchers Call for Better Laws Covering Patient Incentives to Improve Care

Current federal anti-kickback laws prohibit pharmaceutical companies and providers from bribing patients to seek their goods and services. Unfortunately, the laws also prevent hospitals from offering services that could potentially benefit patients, such as free rides to elderly or disabled patients to help them get to their appointments.

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Space, space dust, Stardust, Milky Way, Astrophysics, Astronomy, red shift, dark energy spectroscopic instrument, DESI, Berkeley, Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, LBNL, Apogee, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Pan-STARRS, 3-D

New Study Maps Space Dust in 3-D

A new Berkeley Lab-led study provides detailed 3-D views of space dust in the Milky Way, which could help us understand the properties of this dust and how it affects views of distant objects.

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Marine Protected Area, Geography, sanctuaries, Marine Reserves

FSU Professor: Inadequate Resources Diminish Benefits of Marine Protected Areas

FSU Assistant Professor of Geography Sarah Lester partnered with more than 20 institutions on a multiyear research project that found only 9 percent of marine protected areas (MPAs) report having adequate staff. MPAs — such as marine reserves, sanctuaries, parks and no-take zones — are areas designated to protect marine species and habitats from both global and local threats.

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Marine Protected Areas

Lack of Staffing, Funds Prevent Marine Protected Areas From Realizing Full Potential

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Marine protected areas (MPAs) are an increasingly popular strategy for protecting marine biodiversity, but a new global study demonstrates that widespread lack of personnel and funds are preventing MPAs from reaching their full potential. Only 9 percent of MPAs reported having adequate staff.

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Female Athletes, Eating Disorders, Hypothalamic Amenorrehea, GnRH, Menstrual Cycle, Reproductive Health, Nutrition and athletics, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism , Endocrinology, Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Experts Issue Clinical Practice Guideline on Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

Female athletes and women who have eating disorders are prone to developing a condition called hypothalamic amenorrhea that causes them to stop menstruating. The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare providers on ways to diagnose and treat this condition.

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Blindness, Low Vision, Brain, Brain Plasticity

Brain “Rewires” Itself to Enhance Other Senses in Blind People

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The brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual information, resulting in enhanced, compensatory abilities such as a heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch, as well as cognitive functions (such as memory and language) according to a new study led by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers.

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Professor Graeme Day, Atoms, Molecular, Crystallise, Crystallize

Molecular ‘Treasure Maps’ to Help Discover New Materials

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Scientists at the University of Southampton working with colleagues at the University of Liverpool have developed a new method which has the potential to revolutionise the way we search for, design and produce new materials.

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Research Questions Effectiveness of Translocation Conservation Method

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A DNA study of endangered greater prairie chickens in Illinois indicates that supplementing the dwindling population with birds from out of state did not improve genetic diversity







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