The Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), a nonprofit group, improved voter registration and the accuracy of voter files in the seven participating states, according to a new report by RTI International.
– RTI International|12/12/2013 9:00 AM EST
Pregnant women and women planning to become pregnant can make use of the holiday season to adjust their diets and reduce the risk of gestational diabetes, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide's Robinson Institute.
– University of Adelaide|12/12/2013 9:00 AM EST
Today, December 12, JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, has published an environmental research technique that could turn the age-old task of watering crops into an exact science.
– Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE)|12/12/2013 9:00 AM EST
People who are part of a congregation’s largest racial group are more likely to feel they belong and be more involved— regardless of whether their group is barely half or nearly all of the members, a Baylor University study shows. The findings reveal how difficult it is not only to create a multiracial congregation, but also to maintain a thriving one.
– Baylor University|12/12/2013 8:45 AM EST
Women being treated with breast cancer drugs known as aromatase inhibitors can markedly ease the joint pain associated with the drugs by engaging in moderate daily exercise, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Yale University investigators report in a study to be presented during the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
– Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|12/12/2013 8:30 AM EST
Genomic testing that determines the molecular subtype of a woman’s breast cancer provides a more precise prognosis and valuable guidance about the most effective avenue of treatment.
– Thomas Jefferson University|12/12/2013 8:30 AM EST
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers studying life from a unique natural environment in Israel discover heat stress seems to influence a species' genetic makeup, a finding that may influence understanding of climate change.
– Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)|12/12/2013 7:00 AM EST
Orlando Health Heart Institute Is First in Florida to Implant New Device for Patients at Risk Sudden Cardiac Arrest
For patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, a new defibrillator is like the standby ambulance and medical team they need when their hearts abruptly stop. Treatment within minutes is the critical difference between life and death. Orlando Health Heart Institute is the first in Florida to offer the advanced technology designed for patients unable to receive a traditional defibrillator. Pavel Guguchev, MD, and Roland Filart, MD, implanted the first device in the state on December 3.
– Orlando Health|12/12/2013 7:00 AM EST
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