NFL Stars Will Walk the Julep Ball Red Carpet

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Four of the NFL’s finest will join University of Louisville Head Football Coach Bobby Petrino on the red carpet at The Julep Ball.

– University of Louisville|4/21/2014 7:30 AM EDT

Airport Security Officers at TSA Gaining Insight From Sandia Human Behavior Studies

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A recent Sandia National Laboratories study offers insight into how a federal transportation security officer’s thought process can influence decisions made during airport baggage screening, findings that are helping the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) improve the performance of its security officers.

– Sandia National Laboratories|4/21/2014 7:00 AM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Nurses Now Screening All Hospitalized Adult Patients for Depression

In an effort to identify and treat patients with undiagnosed depression, Cedars-Sinai nurses are screening each hospitalized patient for signs of the illness and for risk factors that could make recoveries harder and longer. The new initiative is believed to be one of the broadest depression screening of patients in a U.S. medical center.

– Cedars-Sinai Medical Center|4/21/2014 4:00 AM EDT

Codeine Often Prescribed to Children, Despite Available Alternatives

Despite its potentially harmful effects in children, codeine continues to be prescribed in U.S. emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco.

– University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)|4/21/2014 12:00 AM EDT

Low Tolerance for Pain? The Reason May Be In Your Genes

– Researchers may have identified key genes linked to why some people have a higher tolerance for pain than others, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014.

– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)|4/20/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Low Tolerance for Pain? The Reason May Be In Your Genes

Researchers may have identified key genes linked to why some people have a higher tolerance for pain than others, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014.

– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)|4/20/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Study of Gut Microbes, Antibiotics Offers Clues to Improving Immunity in Premature Babies

Mothers give a newborn baby a gift of germs—germs that help to kick-start the infant’s immune system. But antibiotics, used to fight bacterial infection, may paradoxically interrupt a newborn’s own immune responses.

– Children's Hospital of Philadelphia|4/20/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Cancer Stem Cells Linked to Drug Resistance

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Most drugs used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug-resistance and ultimately spur tumor growth. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a biomarker called CD61 on the surface of drug-resistant tumors that appears responsible for inducing tumor metastasis by enhancing the stem cell-like properties of cancer cells.

– University of California, San Diego Health Sciences|4/20/2014 1:00 PM EDT
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