They don’t get pay, recognition, or much of a break. They spend hours a day helping someone who may not even recognize them anymore. Now, a new poll gives a glimpse into the lives of the spouses, grown children and other family members and friends ...
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan Embargo expired on 25-Oct-2017 at 07:00 ET
Survey data indicate that in recent years, teens have become far less likely to abuse alcohol, nicotine and illicit drugs, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Teens also are less likely to engage in beha...
– Washington University in St. Louis
Psychological Medicine, Oct. 25, 2017 Embargo expired on 25-Oct-2017 at 00:00 ET
In every U.S. state, it is illegal for adults to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 grams per deciliter (g/dL) or greater. In 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that states lower the BAC limit for driving f...
– Research Society on Alcoholism
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research Embargo expired on 24-Oct-2017 at 10:00 ET
Using data from blood and brain tissue, a team led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that they could gain insights into mechanisms that might help explain autism by analyzing the interplay between genes and chemi...
– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Nature Communications Embargo expired on 24-Oct-2017 at 11:00 ET
Analyzing samples from a prospective study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that human exposure to glyphosate, a chemical widely found in weed killers, has increased approximately 500 percent since the introduc...
– University of California San Diego Health
JAMA Embargo expired on 24-Oct-2017 at 11:00 ET
A study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has found that proton beam therapy, in combination with chemotherapy, prior to surgery, may be a better option than a combination using traditional radiation therapy techniques with chemotherapy when treating el...
– Mayo Clinic Embargo expired on 24-Oct-2017 at 18:05 ET
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have created a new class of antibody-drug conjugates for cancer therapy.
– Scripps Research Institute
Proton therapy treatment for prostate cancer is associated with higher survival rates and decreased risk of complications compared to intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) according to a new study by researchers at the Northwestern Medicine Ch...
– Northwestern Medicine
4th Annual Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group North America (PTCOG-NA) Conference
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington have developed a novel way to genetically engineer T cells that may be effective for treating and preventing leukemia relapse. The findings provide the basis for l...
– Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Blood, Oct 2017
International research involving the University of Adelaide has uncovered a developmental abnormality in babies – especially in premature babies and in boys – that for the first time has been directly linked to cases of sudden infant death syndro...
– University of Adelaide
Allen Institute researchers create stem cell lines that label important genes for cell biologists
– American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
Mol. Biol. Cell October 15, 2017 vol. 28 no. 21 2854-2874
Any amount of alcohol exposure during pregnancy can cause extreme lasting effects on a child, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
– Binghamton University, State University of New York
Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, Sept-2017
Researchers may have found a way to treat insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes, while avoiding side effects such as weight gain.
– Columbia University Medical Center
Cell, October 19, 2017
Original research in JNCCN advocates for hospital emergency departments to develop systems that will reduce unnecessary hospitalizations for older patients with cancer.
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)
Research to Prevent Blindness-supported researchers in New York (at Columbia University and University of Rochester) made a critical discovery about the gene mutation that causes many retinal degenerative diseases, opening the door for a new line of ...
– Research to Prevent Blindness
In fairy tales, all it takes to transform a frog into a prince or a mouse into a horse is the wave of a magic wand. But in the real world, transforming one living cell into another - for instance a skin cell into a nerve cell - isn’t so easy. Now,...
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
PNAS Online First
University of Colorado Cancer Center study being presented October 28 at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets: By pairing an anti-EGFR drug with a “tail” that only activates the drug when it is very near tumor cells, t...
– University of Colorado Cancer Center
AACR-NCI-EORTC Molecular Targets
About a quarter of adults whose marijuana use is problematic in early adulthood have anxiety disorders in childhood and late adolescence, according to new data from Duke Health researchers.
– Duke Health
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; R01DA036523, R01DA11301, P30DA23026; MH094605, MH63970, MH63671, MH48085; HD07376
The Report to Congress on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration has just been released documenting health care workforce gains addressing the nation’s shortage of primary care. The $200 million ...
– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
The article "A Blueprint to Advance Colorectal Cancer Immunotherapies” was written by leaders in oncology and immunotherapy convened by Fight Colorectal Cancer and Cancer Research Institute with the intent of furthering and guiding colorectal cance...
– Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
Cancer Immunol Res, October 16 2017
Josh Dubnau, PhD, has received a $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the impact of environmental stressors and oexternal factors that contribute to the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The resea...
– Stony Brook University
Rush University Medical Center and the Rush University College of Nursing together are playing a major role in a successful federal pilot program that sought innovative ways to address the growing shortage of primary-care clinicians. Rush was one of ...
– Rush University Medical Center
Release about administrator from Medicare and Medicaid Services visiting University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.
– University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Juan Robles, M.D., attending physician at Montefiore Health System and assistant professor of family and social medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has earned a $1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA...
– Albert Einstein College of Medicine
For the first time, non-invasive focused ultrasound therapy is being used to ablate (or destroy) a portion of the primary tumor or metastatic tumors in conjunction with the cancer immunotherapy drug Keytruda.
– Focused Ultrasound Foundation
Supporters and friends in the community, across the country and around the world are invited to take part in the hospital’s annual Halloween greeting card drive. Individuals can go to CHLA.org/Halloween from October 20-31 and create a special greet...
– Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
James C. Gee, PhD, director of the Penn Image Computing and Science Laboratory in the Department of Radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received two grants totaling $3.9 million from the National Instit...
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
U24 MH114827; R01 NS096720
Transitions occurring in nanoscale systems, such as a chemical reaction or the folding of a protein, are strongly affected by friction and thermal noise. Almost 80 years ago, the Dutch physicist Hendrik Kramers predicted that such transitions occur m...
– University of Vienna
Switching from using fuelwood to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for cooking would provide modest climate benefits, but the extent of these depend on whether the wood is renewably sourced, and if the short-lived emissions from burning wood are taken in...
– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Environmental Research Letters
An international research team led by scientists from the National University of Singapore pioneered the development of a novel thin, organic film that supports a million more times read-write cycles and consumes 1,000 times less power than commercia...
– National University of Singapore
Researchers combined the immune response created by injection of potato virus nanoparticles with doxorubicin to halt melanoma progression in a mouse model. It is the first demonstration of an anti-tumor response using potato virus nanoparticle vaccin...
– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Nano letters, July-2017; EB007509, CA148052, GM007250, TR000441
Stress-induced embolisms that interrupt water transport are a universal component of tree mortality.
– Department of Energy, Office of Science
Nature Ecology and Evolution 1, 1285-1291 (2017).[DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0248-x]
The size, shape and number of dendritic spines in the brain may play a major role in whether someone gets Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research from UAB. Findings showed healthy dendritic spines conveyed a protective effect against Alzheim...
– University of Alabama at Birmingham
annals of neurology, Oct. 2017
A rash of earthquakes in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico recorded between 2008 and 2010 was likely due to fluids pumped deep underground during oil and gas wastewater disposal, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study.
– University of Colorado Boulder
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth
Researchers from Florida State University have created a tool for objectively defining the onset and demise of the Indian Summer Monsoon — a colossal weather system that affects billions of people annually.
– Florida State University
Scientists reveal structural, chemical changes as nickel-cobalt particles donate electrons, vital for making better batteries, fuel cells.
– Department of Energy, Office of Science
Nature Communications 7, 13335 (2016). [DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13335]
Paige Kelley, a postdoctoral researcher with a joint appointment at the University of Tennessee and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is using neutrons to study specific crystal properties that could lead to the realization ...
– Oak Ridge National Laboratory
A letter signed by 117 scientists makes the case for the importance of managing menhaden, the leading forage fish on the Northeast Atlantic Coast, with an ecosystem based approach. On November 13, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s M...
– Stony Brook University
Sandia National Laboratories' international peer mentoring program pairs experienced biosafety professionals from developed countries with their counterparts in the developing world.
– Sandia National Laboratories
A team led by Prof. Angela Olinto was awarded NASA funding to fly an ultra-long duration balloon mission with an innovative ultra-sensitive telescope to pick up cosmic rays and neutrinos coming from deep space.
– University of Chicago
The Alzheimer's Association and Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) are collaborating to jointly fund a new combination therapy clinical trial for Alzheimer's disease to be conducted by Amylyx Pharmaceuticals. The $1.85 million grant is the ...
– Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
NYU physicist Paul Chaikin has been awarded the 2018 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize of the American Physical Society for his work in founding a new branch of physics.
– New York University
Alexander Chao, a professor emeritus of particle physics and astrophysics at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has been recognized with the 2018 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Ph...
– SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Women who live with their own mother or their mother in law in the same household have, on average, fewer children than women who only live with their spouse. Martin Fieder and colleagues, evolutionary anthropologists from the University of Vienna, r...
– University of Vienna
Royal Society Open Science
While good-looking people are generally believed to receive more favorable treatment in the hiring process, when it comes to applying for less desirable jobs, such as those with low pay or uninteresting work, attractiveness may be a liability, accord...
– American Psychological Association (APA)
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Fuchang Liu, associate professor of math education in the Wichita State University College of Education, recently published a book, "Common Mistakes in Teaching Elementary Math," based on his years of experience working with elementary school teacher...
– Wichita State University
A new report by NYU Metro Center explores patterns of segregation in New York City public schools and finds a link between increased school diversity and modest academic benefits.
– New York University
Fifty-five high school students mentored by Stony Brook University research faculty qualified among the 491 semifinalists named in one of the nation’s top STEM research competitions, the Siemens Competition. Twelve of the 55 semifinalists mentored ...
– Stony Brook University
This study contributes to theory in Information Systems by addressing the issue of information quality in the context of information re-sharing on social media.
This study has important practical implications for SNS users and providers alike. Ensur...
– University of Redlands
Informing Science: the International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline, Oct-2017
The best scary movies adapt to society’s current fears and turn current cultural, social and political preoccupations into elements of horror, says James Kendrick, a Baylor University film historian and an expert on the horror film genre. Expert Available
– Baylor University
President Donald Trump has said that Twitter is his way of communicating his thoughts directly with the world, bypassing the more traditional means of using the news media, which he tends to distrust. The president’s daily use of social media begs ...Expert Available
– Baylor University
New app myPlan a tool to help with making safety decisions, connecting to resources Expert Available
– Arizona State University (ASU)
University of Utah professor available to discuss college transfer and provide recommendations on how institutions can help students obtain degrees. Expert Available
– University of Utah
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and the Kellogg School of Management are collaborating to provide Northwestern Law students the opportunity to understand the legal and business environment of growth-stage start-up firms in the San Francisco Bay A...
– Northwestern University
As a former clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) student, Melissa Dull knew the financial struggles of being enrolled in a full-time training program. Before her passing, Dull generously donated $100,000 to the UC San Diego Extension CLS Program.
– University of California San Diego
The environmental horticulture industry, or the “green industry,” includes landscaping, nurseries, greenhouses, wholesale and retail distributors and allied manufacturing.
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
The American University Center for Innovation became the second entrepreneurship center to earn the "Oases of Excellence" honor by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni’s (ACTA) Oases of Excellence Network.
– American University