Experts Available

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Veterinarians, Diagnostic Lab Prepared for Dog Flu

JonathanandWay.JPG

The new strain of flu that affected more than 1,000 dogs in Chicago has not yet spread to South Dakota, but South Dakota State University veterinarians advise owners to be vigilant. To test for the virus, veterinarians will swab the animal's nose and throat and send the samples to the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory at SDSU, which typically processes them the same day they are received.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips on Stroke Warning Signs and Treatment

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain (ischemic stroke) or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts (hemorrhagic stroke).

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Overeating? It’s Not by Accident

Stacey Cahn, PhD, associate professor of psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, explains how food sciences contributes to overeating.

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for Commercialization

SulfCreteteam_2.JPG

Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at Brookhaven National Lab that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing concrete products it might one day replace.

Business

Channels:

Keywords:

Spring Clean Your Finances with These Tips From a Financial Expert

Wanting to rid yourself of paper bills but don't know what to keep? A Kansas State University financial planner explains what you can toss and why cleaning your financial health is about more than just trashing some documents.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

The Transyouth Center for Health and Development Offers Services For Young People Dealing with Gender Identity Issues

Here at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, transgender issues are not new. Our Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine has been supporting the health of transgender youth for nearly 20 years. While many are becoming more familiar with the subject now, there is still great opportunity to advance understanding in the community. In this post, Johanna Olson, MD, medical director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at CHLA, gives answers to questions that many are asking, including what the term ‘transgender’ means, what the transition process includes, and services that are available for transyouth.

Medicine

Channels:

Transgender Adults Start as Transgender Kids

Johanna Olson, MD, is a pediatrician specializing in adolescent medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles where she directs the Center for Transyouth Health and Development. In an effort to increase knowledge about the transgender experience, Olson frequently speaks to media on the topic.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Making Chemistry Greener

BobLees.jpg

Chemists funded by NIH are working to develop “greener” processes for discovering, developing and manufacturing medicines and other molecules with therapeutic potential, as well as compounds used in biomedical research. Organic chemist Bob Lees describes some of these efforts.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Mount Sinai Health System Experts Share Skin Cancer Tips and Patient Stories for Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with one in five Americans developing it over the course of their lives.

Business

Channels:

Keywords:

Growers Find Perfect Fit with Farmers Markets

20150402_marketgrowers.JPG

Farmers markets are excellent sales outlets for growers who want a direct market to consumers who want locally grown produce.