Add to Favorites Newsroom RSS Share
Omaha, NE USA

Our News on Newswise

1-Month Treatment as Effective as 9-Month Treatment for Preventing TB in HIV Patients; May Have Application in Healthy People Too

A one-month antibiotic regimen to prevent active tuberculosis (TB) disease was at least as safe and effective as the standard nine-month therapy for people living with HIV, according to results of a large international clinical trial. Adults and...
5-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Chemically Modified Drug Shows Promise for HIV Treatment and Elimination

Significant breakthrough could hasten an eventual HIV cure as modified antiviral drug is able to reach cells and tissues where HIV resides
7-Feb-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Smartphone App Now Recognizes FASD Thanks to MMI Geneticist

With a smartphone and an app, qualified health care professionals can now diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in their office thanks to a suggestion from Omar Rahman, M.D.
16-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Breakthrough Research Suggests Potential Treatment for Autism, Intellectual Disability

A research team has identified the pathological mechanism for a certain type of autism and intellectual disability by creating a genetically modified mouse. They are hopeful it could eventually lead to a therapeutic fix.
10-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Higher Dose of Vitamin D Increases Bone Density in Premature Babies

Results of a University of Nebraska Medical Center study published in the Oct. 10 issue of PLOS ONE, found if the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D is increased to 800 IUs daily there are reductions in the number of premature and...
13-Oct-2017 4:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Shows Probiotics Can Prevent Sepsis in Infants

A research team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health has determined that a special mixture of good bacteria in the body reduced the incidence of sepsis in infants in India by 40 percent at a cost of only $1 per...
16-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is dedicated in Omaha

New cancer center has been under construction for nearly four years; features extensive Healing Arts Program highlighted by Chihuly Sanctuary, designed by world-renowned glass artist, Dale Chihuly
1-Jun-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Technology Developed for Engineering Animal Models

A study published May 17 in the journal Genome Biology shows how highly popular custom genetically engineered animal models are easily generated using a new patent-pending technology called Easi-CRISPR.
18-May-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

see all news

Our Experts on Newswise


How to Best Prepare Children to Succeed in the 21st Century Is Focus of Pediatrician's Book

Her book, which applies beyond toddlerhood, has less to do with the alphabet or numbers and more to do with ME, WE, WHY, WILL, WIGGLE, WOBBLE and WHAT IF. Dr. Jana calls them QI skills, and identifies them as necessary for 21st century success, and...
28-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Increase Seen in Tooth Enamel Erosion; Is Soda Pop to Blame?

In the last 25 years, Kim McFarland, D.D.S., University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln, has seen an increase in the number of dental patients with erosion of the tooth enamel – the protective layer of the tooth. Once...
22-Jul-2013 12:30 PM EDT

see all experts

Our YouTube Videos

Chat now!