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Study Reveals More Individuals May Have “Masked” Hypertension Than Thought

A new study shows that around the clock monitoring of blood pressure during daily activity revealed masked, or undetected, high blood pressure in a significant number of otherwise healthy adults who had normal readings in the clinic.
5-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Unique Structure of Brain Blood Vessel Amyloid Latest Clue to Alzheimer’s Development?

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A team of neuroscience and biochemistry researchers at Stony Brook University have made a novel discovery that illustrates for the first time the difference between amyloid buildup in brain blood vessels and amyloid buildup around brain neurons.
18-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Exclusive Video Series: Luminaries Reveal Personal Experiences That Launched Careers

Billy Joel reveals that the first time he realized how much he loved performing was when he was in third grade and sang “Hound Dog” on his school stage to the delight of fourth grade girls. Ann Curry discusses what it was like being the first in...
25-Oct-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Citizen Scientists Can Now Lend a Hand in Penguin Conservation

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A new interactive and user-friendly website that tracks Antarctic penguin populations and provides information for scientists to better understand environmental changes will now be accessible to the general public.
25-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alda Center at Stony Brook University Calls for Scientists to Enter The Flame Challenge 2017: What Is Energy?

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STONY BROOK, NY, USA – If this were “Jeopardy,” the clue would be “food, batteries, gasoline, wind, and lightning.” The answer, in the form of a question of course, would be “What are forms of energy?” Yet, the more fundamental –...
24-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Center Opens in Tri-State Region

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Nearly 1,000 boys in the New York Tri-State area have been diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and, until now, had to travel out of the state for comprehensive care. Stony Brook Children’s Hospital stepped into the void and is...
7-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stony Brook University Offers Global Health Diplomacy Online Course Beginning October 3

Stony Brook University, part of the State University of New York system, is now offering a Global Health Diplomacy Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), available on Coursera. This beginner-level class provides an in-depth look at the diplomatic,...
30-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Reveals an Ancient Reptile Had Bizarre Forelimb Evolution

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Fossil remains from an ancient reptile known as Drepanosaurus reveals unusual skeletal adaptations in the forelimb that scientists have never before recorded in land animals.
30-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Endocrinologist and Diabetes Expert Available to Discuss Diabetes Awareness, Prevention and Management

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18-Nov-2016 5:00 PM EST

Political Expert Predicted Trump Win Using Mathematical Primary Model

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9-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

Gearing Up for Flu Season: Prevention Is Key

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Colder temps during the first months of fall are a stark reminder that people should start thinking about how to prevent the influenza virus, or the flu.
17-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Stony Brook Children’s Shares Safety Tricks to Keep Halloween a Treat

Halloween is meant to be the spookiest time of year, but no parent wants to experience a real scare on the special night. Stony Brook Children’s experts share tips and tricks on how to steer clear from hidden health and safety dangers.
14-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Getting Your Kids Back-to-School and Back to Sleep; Stony Brook Children’s expert shares tips on healthy sleep hygiene

15-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Terrorism Expert Available to Comment on Future Threats & What We Should Be Doing

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15-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Historian Shares Thoughts in Aftermath of Recent Shootings of Dallas Police, Sterling & Castile

8-Jul-2016 4:20 PM EDT

Expert in Policing Available to Comment Regarding Charlotte, North Carolina Incident

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6-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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