Newswise: KIMM develops environment recognition technologies for off-road self-driving with improved real-time processing performance
Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
KIMM develops environment recognition technologies for off-road self-driving with improved real-time processing performance
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The research team led by Senior Researcher Han-Min Lee of the Department of Industrial Machinery DX under the Virtual Engineering Platform Research Division of the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials(KIMM) has developed off-road environment recognition technologies for driving in off-road environments such as mountainous, waterside or snowy regions, including sensor protection and cleaning technology, sensor signal correction technology, and drivable area recognition technology, and has transferred these technologies to relevant corporations.

Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Video-assisted hand therapy is effective after thumb arthritis surgery
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For patients undergoing carpometacarpal (CMC) joint surgery for treatment of thumb osteoarthritis, the use of online video instruction for postoperative hand therapy is associated with outcomes similar to in-person therapy visits – while substantially reducing travel time and distance, reports a clinical trial in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

Newswise: Atlantic Health System Welcomes New System Medical Director of Pediatrics
Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Atlantic Health System Welcomes New System Medical Director of Pediatrics
Atlantic Health System

Beth C. Natt, MD, MPH, MBA a career pediatric hospitalist, was named the new System Medical Director of the Pediatric Service Line for Atlantic Health System and Chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers.

Newswise: National Comprehensive Cancer Network Awards Champions for Excellence and Outstanding Contributions in Cancer Care
Released: 17-Apr-2024 8:30 AM EDT
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Awards Champions for Excellence and Outstanding Contributions in Cancer Care
National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of leading cancer centers—announces 2024 award recipients that include individuals and groups who have made significant and noteworthy impacts on improving cancer care and supporting NCCN’s mission to help all people with cancer to live better lives.

Newswise: FAU Engineering Selected by NASA for University Nanosatellite Program
Released: 17-Apr-2024 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Engineering Selected by NASA for University Nanosatellite Program
Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is among eight university teams in the United States selected to work with NASA and the U.S. military to foster innovation and expertise in the small satellite sector.

Newswise: Are All Types of Asthma the Same? Not by a Long Shot
Released: 17-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Are All Types of Asthma the Same? Not by a Long Shot
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the ideal time to get the word out on the different types of asthma, as well as the different triggers and treatments.

Newswise: Study finds iron-rich enamel protects, but doesn’t color, rodents’ orange-brown incisors
12-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Study finds iron-rich enamel protects, but doesn’t color, rodents’ orange-brown incisors
American Chemical Society (ACS)

Microscopic studies of rodent incisors revealed nano-sized pockets of iron-rich material that form a protective shield, a finding that could improve human dentistry, say researchers in ACS Nano.

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Newswise: Cell Biology: Molecular Code Stimulates Pioneer Cells to Build Blood Vessels in the Body
Released: 17-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Cell Biology: Molecular Code Stimulates Pioneer Cells to Build Blood Vessels in the Body
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke and myocardial infarction, are the world's leading causes of mortality, accounting for over 18 million deaths a year. A team of KIT researchers has now identified a new cell type in blood vessels responsible for vascular growth.

   
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Newswise: How soil microbes survive in harsh desert environments
16-Apr-2024 5:00 AM EDT
How soil microbes survive in harsh desert environments
University of Vienna

Prolonged droughts followed by sudden bursts of rainfall – how do desert soil bacteria manage to survive such harsh conditions? This long-debated question has now been answered by an ERC project led by microbiologist Dagmar Woebken from the Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science (CeMESS) at the University of Vienna.

Newswise: Researchers observe at the atomic level the neuronal 'gate' for essential molecules in learning and memory
Released: 17-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT
Researchers observe at the atomic level the neuronal 'gate' for essential molecules in learning and memory
Fundació Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB BARCELONA)

The protein Asc-1 serves as the gateway (either for entry or exit) for fundamental amino acids involved in cognitive processes. A new study now unveils its structure and mechanism of action.

Released: 17-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT
Study reveals household spending trends over 30 years
University of Portsmouth

A new study led by the University of Portsmouth has used 30 years of data from the Office for National Statistics to distinguish between how much people spent on essential and non-essential goods and services.

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Newswise: Women kicking goals on the field but still tackling entrenched sexism
Released: 17-Apr-2024 12:05 AM EDT
Women kicking goals on the field but still tackling entrenched sexism
University of South Australia

New research shows that despite Matildas soccer mania gripping the nation during the 2023 World Cup, women footballers in general face an uphill battle gaining widespread acceptance in Australia and overcoming entrenched sexism.

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11-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Florida Climate Report: Expert Panel Live Event Reporter Q&A
Newswise

Climate experts from Florida Atlantic University, Archbold Biological Station, and Live Wildly Foundation will speak and answer questions from the media on the Florida Wildlife Corridor (FLWC) and Climate Change managing Florida’s Natural and Human Landscapes for Prosperity and Resilience

   
Newswise: New research reveals there are more school-based than regular foodbanks nationwide
16-Apr-2024 6:05 AM EDT
New research reveals there are more school-based than regular foodbanks nationwide
University of Bristol

Research shows schools have increasingly stepped in as a fourth emergency service and are now the biggest source of charitable food and household aid for families struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 6:05 PM EDT
أسئلة مايو كلينك وإجاباتها: القاع الحوضي أثناء الحمل وبعده: ما هي النتائج المتوقعة
Mayo Clinic

تعتبر عملية الحمل والولادة من التجارب التحويلية لجسد المرأة، التي تؤثر عليه بطرق عديدة. إحدى المناطق التي قد تتأثر هي القاع الحوضي، وهو حِجاب الحوض. تسند هذه العضلات الرحم والمثانة والأمعاء الغليظة والمستقيم.

Newswise: Alzheimer’s disease progresses faster in people with Down syndrome
Released: 16-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT
Alzheimer’s disease progresses faster in people with Down syndrome
Washington University in St. Louis

Nearly everyone with Down syndrome will eventually develop Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered that Alzheimer’s disease starts earlier and moves faster in people with Down syndrome.

Newswise: Following Cellular Lineage
Released: 16-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT
Following Cellular Lineage
University of California San Diego

A group of researchers based at UC San Diego and Rady Children's Institute have advanced the understanding of how the cerebral cortex develops by tracing the lineage of certain brain cells.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Prime Healthcare, EmVenio Research and Health Wizz Announce Strategic Partnership and Launch of EmVenio Research Center at Prime Healthcare
EmVenio

Community research provider EmVenio Research and Prime Healthcare, an award-winning national health system, today announce their partnership to launch the EmVenio Research Center at Prime Healthcare. The partnership allows EmVenio to conduct research at Prime Healthcare hospitals and offer Prime's patients improved access to clinical research.

Newswise: New Findings in JNCCN Illustrate Pathway for Screening High-Risk Individuals for Pancreatic Cancer in PRECEDE Study
12-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
New Findings in JNCCN Illustrate Pathway for Screening High-Risk Individuals for Pancreatic Cancer in PRECEDE Study
National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

New research in the April 2024 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network showcases the feasibility of improving early detection and prevention for pancreatic cancer.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Mayo Clinic Responde : Assoalho pélvico durante e após a gravidez: O que esperar
Mayo Clinic

A gravidez e o parto são experiências transformadoras para o corpo da mulher, afetando-o de muitas maneiras. Uma das áreas que podem ser afetadas é o assoalho pélvico, que é o diafragma da pélvis. Esses músculos sustentam o útero, a bexiga, o intestino grosso e o reto.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
MSU receives $1M to create center for cybersecurity training
Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice is taking the lead on addressing the state’s cybercrime investigation policy. The school will be working with law enforcement partners across the state to create a full-service training hub to ensure law enforcement agencies are prepared to respond to the increasing threat of cybercrimes.

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Released: 16-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
UC Irvine researchers shine light on rapid changes in Arctic and boreal ecosystems
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., April 16, 2024 — Arctic and boreal latitudes are warming faster than any other region on Earth. In three new studies, Earth system scientists at the University of California, Irvine report how the ecosystems in these regions are changing. In a study published in Global Change Biology, a team led by Earth system science Ph.

Newswise: Scientists identify cell vulnerability ‘fingerprint’ related to Parkinson’s, Lewy body dementia
Released: 16-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Scientists identify cell vulnerability ‘fingerprint’ related to Parkinson’s, Lewy body dementia
Van Andel Institute

A new study offers a first look into the complex molecular changes that occur in brain cells with Lewy bodies, which are key pathological hallmarks of Parkinson’s disease and some dementias.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Mayo Clinic Responde: Suelo pélvico durante y después del embarazo: Qué esperar
Mayo Clinic

El embarazo y el parto son experiencias transformadoras para el cuerpo de una mujer, que lo afectan de muchas maneras. Una de las áreas que pueden verse afectadas es el suelo pélvico, que es el diafragma de la pelvis. Estos músculos sostienen el útero, la vejiga, el intestino grueso y el recto.

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Newswise: PCOM South Georgia to graduate second class of doctors on May 16
15-Apr-2024 6:05 PM EDT
PCOM South Georgia to graduate second class of doctors on May 16
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

On May 16, PCOM South Georgia will graduate its second class of doctors and its third class of biomedical science master’s students since opening in Moultrie in the fall of 2019. Retired Dean William Craver III, DO, will serve as commencement speaker.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Researchers Probe Immune Microenvironment to Prevent Pediatric Liver Transplant Rejection
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children with liver transplants must take immunosuppressant medications for life. To maintain tolerance of the transplanted liver, doctors treat transplant rejection and conduct ongoing maintenance immunosuppression by increasing dosages of medication enough to counteract rejection. CHLA researchers are developing an imaging panel that identifies the cell types implicated in transplant rejection.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Moffitt Treats First Clinical Trial Patient with Gamma Delta CAR T for Bone Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt Cancer Center has treated its first patient in an investigator-initiated, phase 1 clinical trial investigating the safety and efficacy of a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR T) therapy for prostate cancer that has metastasized to the bone.

Newswise: Clinical neurophysiology training in epilepsy: The present and the future
Released: 16-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Clinical neurophysiology training in epilepsy: The present and the future
International League Against Epilepsy

EEG training varies across the globe; in many countries, there is no training. Dr. Bruna Nucera talks with Dr. Sandor Beniczky about the present and future of clinical neurophysiology training.

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Released: 16-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Technology Ventures: Turning Ideas Into Innovations
Cedars-Sinai

Every day, scientists across Cedars-Sinai’s vast research and clinical enterprise are focused on developing medical discoveries and breakthroughs to improve health outcomes.

Newswise: Microplastics, Algal Blooms, Seafood Safety are Public Health Concerns Addressed by New Oceans and Human Health Centers
Released: 16-Apr-2024 1:00 PM EDT
Microplastics, Algal Blooms, Seafood Safety are Public Health Concerns Addressed by New Oceans and Human Health Centers
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Millions of tons of small pieces of plastic, referred to as microplastics are finding their way into the world’s oceans. To address plastics and other problems that could affect human health, the NIH and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) are jointly funding four new Centers for Oceans and Human Health and renewing two centers as part of a marine-related health research program. Each Center will focus on a different aspect of the interplay between environmental science, climate change, and human health in the ocean or Great Lakes. Together the two agencies plan to invest more than $42 million over five years for the centers program, continuing a two-decade long collaboration.

Newswise: Common HIV treatments may aid Alzheimer’s disease patients
Released: 16-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Common HIV treatments may aid Alzheimer’s disease patients
Sanford Burnham Prebys

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have now identified promising real-world links between common HIV drugs and a reduced incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, led by Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D., was published in Pharmaceuticals.

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Johns Hopkins APL Plays Pivotal Role in Successful FTX-23 Missile Defense Test
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland — in cooperation with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the U.S. Navy — played a critical role in the successful execution of Flight Test Other-23 (FTX-23).

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For Virginia, Less-Mow April is better than No Mow May, Virginia Cooperative Extension recommends
Virginia Tech

Each May, millions of people preserve the blooming dandelions and clover in their lawns by leaving their lawn mowers idle — a practice called No Mow May.

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Michael Connelly Elected Vice Chair of Research Centers Security Council
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Michael Connelly, the chief strategist for classified policies and programs at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, has been elected vice chair of the FFRDC/UARC Security Council.

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Protecting America’s Food and Agriculture From Emerging Threats
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

In many parts of America, we take food for granted. With full grocery store shelves and copious options available at the push of a button on food delivery apps, we seldom think about the complex but critical food and agricultural systems behind this abundance.

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Released: 16-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Alba Yerro-Colom to use National Science Foundation CAREER award to better predict and prevent landslides
Virginia Tech

Almost one-fifth of the global land surface is classified as highly susceptible to rainfall-triggered landslides. According to the World Health Organization, landslides are more widespread than any other geological hazard to occur worldwide and are increasing because of climate change. 

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Released: 16-Apr-2024 11:30 AM EDT
Adding Chemotherapy to Hormone Therapy Helps Control Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For patients with locally advanced prostate cancer, combined treatment with chemotherapy and hormonal therapy offers extended control of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, compared to hormonal therapy alone, reports a study in the April issue of The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.


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