Attending physicians and hospitalists in general medicine twice as likely to be unaware of the device's presence compared to interns and residents.
– University of Michigan Health System|20-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have developed a brief and simple method to help hospital care providers recognize delirium in elderly patients
– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|20-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Years After Treatment for HER2-Positve Early Stage Breast Cancer, Trastuzumab Continues to Show Life-Altering Benefit
After following breast cancer patients for an average of eight-plus years, researchers say that adding trastuzumab (Herceptin) to chemotherapy significantly improved the overall and disease-free survival of women with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer.
– Mayo Clinic|20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Scientists have restored the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears. By demonstrating the importance of the protein, called NT3, in maintaining communication between the ears and brain, these new findings pave the way for research in humans that could improve treatment of hearing loss caused by noise exposure and normal aging.
– University of Michigan Health System|20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Greenfield Scholars Program by American Society of Agronomy Aims to Increase Number of Grads Working in Agronomy Fields
Trained professionals in the area of agronomy needed to help close the food security gap
– American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)|20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Salk research indicates a potential mechanism for cancer cells’ adaptability.
– Salk Institute for Biological Studies|20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Preexisting differences in the sensitivity of a key part of each individual’s immune system to stress confer a greater risk of developing stress-related depression or anxiety
– Mount Sinai Medical Center|20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Developing invisible implantable medical sensor arrays, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers has overcome a major technological hurdle in researchers’ efforts to understand the brain. The team described its technology, which has applications in fields ranging from neuroscience to cardiac care and even contact lenses, in the Oct. 20 issue of the online journal Nature Communications.
– University of Wisconsin-Madison |20-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
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