In this paper, the authors demonstrate a significant association between pedicle screw loosening and the presence of low-virulent pathogens on spinal implants.
– Journal of Neurosurgery
Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, May 28, 2019; Educational grant from the PROIMPLANT Foundation. Embargo expired on 28-May-2019 at 00:00 ET
Today, the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR®) published a report detailing real-world artificial intelligence (AI) challenges and summarizing the priorities for translational research in AI for medical imaging to help accelerate th...
– American College of Radiology (ACR)
Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR®); Radiology (part one) Embargo expired on 28-May-2019 at 06:00 ET
A decade ago researchers announced development of a cancer immunotherapy called CAR (for chimeric antigen receptor)-T, in which a patient is re-infused with their own genetically modified T cells equipped to mount a potent anti-tumor attack.
– La Jolla Institute for Immunology
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS); AI109842; AI040127; AI108651; AI140095; GM007752; S10OD016262; S10 RR027366 Embargo expired on 27-May-2019 at 15:00 ET
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center took a step toward making gene therapy more practical by simplifying the way gene-editing instructions are delivered to cells. Using a gold nanoparticle instead of an inactivated virus, they safely...
– Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Nature Materials Embargo expired on 27-May-2019 at 11:00 ET
The 10th Anniversary of Polly’s Run, the largest fundraiser for pancreatic cancer in New Mexico, will take place Sunday, June 2, at Tiguex Park near Albuquerque’s Old Town. All proceeds benefit the Polly Rogers Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at ...
– University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center Embargo expired on 28-May-2019 at 07:05 ET
Thoughts that lead to compulsive behavior in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) correspond with physiological changes in the brain, according to a new case study. The article is published ahead of print in the Journal of Neurophysiology (JNP).
– American Physiological Society (APS)
Journal of Neurophysiology
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University and other institutions report that a new laboratory test that induces cancer cells to squeeze through narrow spaces has the potential to accurately predict which breast cancers and other solid tumors are li...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Nature Biomedical Engineering; R01-CA183804, R01-CA216855, R01-CA154624, R01-CA174385, K01-CA166576, RP180466, 509800, CA16059, W81XWH-17-1-0246, RSG-18-028-01
Through a systematic review of published studies going back 50 years, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have identified a distinct subtype of primary central nervous system (PCNS) lymphoma that should be considered for surgical removal, sug...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
A new study of patients reading the visit notes their clinicians write, reports positive effects on their use of prescription medications
– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Annals of Internal Medicine
A new compound which visualises and kills antibiotic resistant superbugs has been discovered by scientists at the University of Sheffield and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL).
– University of Sheffield
Gross Primary Production (GPP) in forests tells scientists how much CO2 these systems are breathing in. Evergreen trees retain their green needles year round, preventing scientists from detecting GPP on large scales. A study linked GPP with solar-ind...
– University of Utah
PNAS, May-2019 Embargo expired on 27-May-2019 at 15:00 ET
Light at night might be convenient for humans, but it’s having a detrimental effect on amphibian populations, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
– Binghamton University, State University of New York
Environmental Pollution, May-2019
A new report, with contributions from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health, provides a roadmap for translational research on artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging...
– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Journal of the American College of Radiology
A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota and University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered new technology that can speed up chemical reactions 10,000 times faster than the current reaction rate limit. These findings could increase ...
– University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering
ACS Catalysis, May 2019
TU Delft scientists have created the world’s smallest autonomous racing drone. The main challenge in creating the drone lies in the use of only a single, small camera and in the highly restricted amount of processing. The main innovation is the des...
– Delft University of Technology
Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world's rivers exceed 'safe' levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study has discovered.
– University of York
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting
Reaction turns carbon dioxide into molecular oxygen
– California Institute of Technology
The ROSETTA-Ice project, a three-year, multi-institutional data collection survey of Antarctic ice, has assembled an unprecedented view of the Ross Ice Shelf
– Earth Institute at Columbia University
Did ancient supernovae induce proto-humans to walk on two legs, eventually resulting in homo sapiens with hands free to build cathedrals, design rockets and snap iPhone selfies?
– University of Kansas
Journal of Geology
Clean Gulf Associates joined the Gulf Star program to become a leading sponsor of "Embrace the Gulf 2020". A positive celebration of the Gulf of Mexico envisioned by the Gulf of Mexico Alliance.
– Gulf of Mexico Alliance
A new Rutgers-led study finds that by adding a few subtle cues to prenatal care waiting rooms, such as photos of men and babies, and pamphlets and magazines aimed toward men, OBGYNS can get fathers more involved in prenatal care and increase healthie...
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
PLoS ONE May 9, 2019
On Friday, May 31st, the World Health Organization will ask smokers worldwide to put down their cigarettes for World No Tobacco Day. To increase the odds for success, researchers suggest using every Monday as a weekly opportunity to quit and stay qui...
– Monday Campaigns