Latest News

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Children with ADHD at Risk for Binge Eating, Study Shows

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are significantly more likely to have an eating disorder — a loss of control eating syndrome (LOC-ES) — akin to binge eating, a condition more generally diagnosed only in adults, according to results of a new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

How a Special Cardiac Procedure Gave a Young Boxer a New Lease on Life - Featured at June 4 Animal Survivor Event 2015 ACVIM Forum

Gus1_1.jpg

How a cardiac ablation procedure ultimately saved the life of Gus, a young boxer dog

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

As Circumcision Wounds Heal, HIV-Positive Men May Spread Virus To Female Partners, Study Shows

Scientists report that a new study of HIV-infected men in Uganda has identified a temporary, but potentially troublesome unintended consequence of the procedure: a possible increased risk of infecting female sexual partners while circumcision wounds heal.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Study Allays Concerns that Cardiothoracic Physicians-In-Training Provide Suboptimal Care

When educating medical students or residents to perform highly technical procedures, there is always a challenge to balance the educational mission with maintaining quality results and optimal patient care. This report compared outcomes of cardiac surgery residents to those of attending physicians in performing coronary artery bypass grafting. It found no differences in patient outcomes or graft patency between the residents and attending surgeons.

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Counting All Costs, Berkeley Lab Researchers Find that Saving Energy Is Still Cheap

SectorsTCSE_Figure3forPressRelease_042315.jpg

Researchers at Berkeley Lab have conducted the most comprehensive study yet of the full cost of saving electricity by U.S. utility efficiency programs and now have an answer: 4.6 cents. That’s the average total cost of saving a kilowatt-hour in 20 states from 2009 to 2013.

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Landslides, Mudslides Likely to Remain a Significant Threat in Nepal for Months

The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high across much of Nepal's high country, and the risk is likely to increase when the monsoon rains arrive this summer, according to a University of Michigan researcher.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 29-Apr-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Protect Your Pets From Ticks

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Water Companies License Two UW-Milwaukee Sensor Technologies

Chen.2.jpg

Two novel water-sensing technologies that offer low-cost, immediate protection from the threat of contaminated water supplies were developed at UWM and have subsequently been licensed to four water-related companies. The products came from collaborative research at the Water Equipment and Policy Center, which is helping Milwaukee snare its part of the $500 billion global freshwater technology market.

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Research Shows Brain Differences in Children with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia

The University of Washington study is among the first to identify structural brain differences between children with the two learning disorders and between those children and typical language learners. Researchers say the findings prove that using a single category of learning disability to qualify for special education services is not scientifically supported.