Gonzaga Celebrates Global Humanitarian Leaders

Gonzaga University invites the regional community to join in honoring three of the world’s most deserving unsung humanitarians this fall with the presentation of the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize.

– Gonzaga University|24-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Low-Carb Diet Recommended for Diabetics

A new study suggests that low carbohydrate diets should be the first point of attack in managing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham|24-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

UCSF Researchers Uncover an Unexpected Role for Endostatin in the Nervous System

Researchers at UC San Francisco (UCSF) have discovered that endostatin, a protein that once aroused intense interest as a possible cancer treatment, plays a key role in the stable functioning of the nervous system.

– University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)|24-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Mechanism Found for Development of Protective HIV Antibodies

Scientists at Duke Medicine have found an immunologic mechanism that makes broadly neutralizing antibodies in people who are HIV-1 infected.

– Duke Medicine|24-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

The Medical Minute: Summer Can Be Time to Address Behavior Problems

After weeks of the kids being out of school, some parents have had enough of their behavior and are counting the days until they go back. Some may also be wondering how much of the defiant behavior is normal and when it’s time to seek help.

– Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center|24-Jul-2014 11:20 AM EDT

A Third of U.S. Low-Wage Workers Are Only Earners in Household

Among all employees nationally, 56 percent are hourly workers, and 32 percent of these, or more than 21 million, earn less than $10.10 per hour, according to University of Virginia researchers in the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service’s Demographics Research Group.

– University of Virginia|24-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Novel Technologies Advance Brain Surgery to Benefit Patients

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors.

– University of California, San Diego Health Sciences|24-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Cuyahoga County High School Students Smoking at the Same Rate as Adults

Cuyahoga County high school students are smoking tobacco products at the same rate as adults in the county, according to new data from the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) at Case Western Reserve. In 2013, more than 22 percent, or one in five high school students, report use of any tobacco product within the prior 30 days.

– Case Western Reserve University|24-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
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