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As Scientists Take to Twitter, New Study Shows Power of “Visual Abstract” Graphics to Share Results

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When it comes to sharing new research findings with the world, Twitter has emerged as a key tool for scientists. A new study shows a way for research findings to reach even more people, by boiling them down into a Twitter-friendly graphic called a “visual abstract”. The result: Nearly three times as many clicks to read the full paper.

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Expert Unravels Disease That Destroyed Hearing of World-Famous Painter

Francisco Goya is the most important Spanish artist of the 19th century. In 1793, Goya, then 46, came down with a severe, undiagnosed illness. His hearing never returned. Now, a hearing expert at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has developed a diagnosis.

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Trauma Surgeon Dr. Mark Bowyer to Receive International Society of Surgery Robert Danis Award

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Retired Air Force trauma surgeon, Mark W. Bowyer, M.D., has been named as the 2017 recipient of the Robert Danis Prize by the International Society of Surgery/Société Internationale de Chirurgie. The Robert Danis Prize is awarded to the surgeon who has made the most important and personal contributions to the fields of trauma, burns or critical care. Bowyer was selected for his life-long endeavors and “broad contributions to the field of trauma covering all aspects from basic and clinical science research to clinical application and futuristic planning,” according to the Society’s announcement.

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Artificial Pancreas Benefits Young Children, Trial Shows

A pilot study among young children with Type 1 diabetes found that a University of Virginia-developed artificial pancreas helped study participants better control their condition.

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The High Cost of Surviving Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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According to a new multicenter study, nearly half of previously employed adult survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after hospital discharge, and are estimated to have lost an average of $27,000 in earnings.







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