Despite reports in recent years suggesting childhood obesity could be reaching a plateau in some groups, the big picture on obesity rates for children ages 2 to 19 remains unfavorable, according to a new analysis from Duke Health researchers.
– Duke Health
Pediatrics Embargo expired on 26-Feb-2018 at 00:05 ET
People who eat vegetables, fruit and whole grains may have lower rates of depression over time, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April ...
– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
American Academy of Neurology’s 70th Annual Meeting; National Institute on Aging Embargo expired on 25-Feb-2018 at 16:00 ET
Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment and recovery research typically focuses on outcomes such as 'days abstinent.' Yet the degree to which individuals may be functioning better physically, socially and psychologically, how happy they may be, and th...
– Research Society on Alcoholism
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research Embargo expired on 23-Feb-2018 at 10:00 ET
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and RaySearch Laboratories today announced a strategic alliance with the aim of enhancing cancer radiation therapy through several initiatives, including more precisely targeting of tumors, and impro...
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Embargo expired on 26-Feb-2018 at 03:00 ET
Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the publication of a series of articles presenting and discussing the findings of the ISPOR Special Task Force on US...
– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Value in Health, Feb-2018
A las pacientes que sufren un tipo de ataque cardíaco que afecta principalmente a mujeres jóvenes y se conoce como disección espontánea de la arteria coronaria (DEAC), posiblemente les beneficie más el tratamiento conservador que permite al cuer...
– Mayo Clinic
Women face several options when it comes to birth control, so potential side effects often factor into their decision. Depression is a common concern for many women, but a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is...
– Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
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Police officers rarely use force in apprehending suspects, and when they do they seldom cause significant injuries to those arrested, according to a multi-site study published in the March issue of the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.
– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, March-2018
New research from an American University professor finds that teen attitudes towards drinking can be changed with the help of a short public service announcement.
– American University
Journal of Health Communication
At most US maternity units, women in labor are put on nil per os (NPO) status—they're not allowed to eat or drink anything, except ice chips. But new nursing research questions that policy, showing no increase in risks for women who are allowed to ...
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
American Journal of Nursing
New research published in the Feb. 23 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry identifies an enzyme that turns off transglutaminase 2, potentially paving the way for new treatments for celiac disease.
– American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Michelle Ozbun, PhD, is using two grants totaling $2.7 million to learn how human papillomaviruses (HPV) sneak into cells to reproduce. She and her team are also developing new ways in which to measure infections.
– University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
We know that germs can make you sick, but if you seem to constantly be under the weather with cold symptoms, could it be something other than germs that are getting you down?
– Orlando Health
Advances in cancer treatment have resulted in a growing number of cancer survivors. However, powerful treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation treatments and some cancer drugs are not without their risks, including the potential for serious, long-t...
– Valley Health System
Would you know what to do if a man or woman at your son’s baseball game went into cardiac arrest? Would you recognize the signs if you were having a heart attack? A new survey by Valley’s cardiovascular affiliate Cleveland Clinic reveals that man...
– Valley Health System
The passage of critical mine health and safety legislation in the late 1960s, along with advances in technology and safety practices, helped to decrease the prevalence of lung diseases for miners. But starting in the mid-1990s, there was a significan...
– University of Illinois at Chicago
In this video, Dr. Vincent Sorrell of the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute at the University of Kentucky describes how an athlete's heart evolves to accommodate increased demand.
– University of Kentucky
Streck, inc. has filed suit against cenata gmbh, for infringement of its european patent no. 2228453b1, in the german district court in mannheim.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) announces the selection and implementation of the iEnvision medical affairs platform developed by Envision Technology Solutions.
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)
The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior is accepting abstracts for poster presentations at the 2018 Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN July 21 - July 24, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
Journal of Nutrition Education; Society for Nutrition and Behavior 2018 Annual Conference
The new president of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is Sean Blackwell, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Scien...
– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The Shaffer Prize, presented annually by Glaucoma Research Foundation, recognizes a researcher whose project best exemplifies the pursuit of innovative ideas in the quest to better understand glaucoma.
– Glaucoma Research Foundation
Elastic frame design reduces blast acceleration up to 80 percent; technology could be adapted for vehicle bumpers, athletic helmets.
– University of Maryland, Baltimore
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; W81XWH-13-1-0016; FA8650-11-2-6D04 Embargo expired on 26-Feb-2018 at 09:00 ET
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A surprising discovery could potentially offer major advantages in speed, heat dissipation and power consumption in electronic devices.
– Argonne National Laboratory
Nature Communications, Oct-2017
Gleaning too much of the woody debris left on the ground after timber is cut can open the door for invasive fire ants and reduce invertebrate diversity, according to two new studies in North Carolina and Georgia.
– North Carolina State University
Forest Ecology and Management; Ecological Applications
New research shows for the first time that exposure to green space during childhood is associated with beneficial structural changes in the developing brain.
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Environmental Health Perspectives
University of Portsmouth researchers are at the forefront of a drive to develop environmentally-friendly materials from agricultural waste for use in the automotive, marine and aerospace industries.
– University of Portsmouth
Scientists, chefs and food scientists will explore the role of flavor perception in behavior at The International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium
– University of Kentucky
The Florida torreya is the most endangered tree in North America. And it may soon disappear entirely. But scientists such as the University of Florida’s Jason Smith are ready to fight for the species, which is a critical part of its native ecosyste...
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Three poachers responsible for slaughtering eleven elephants in and around Nouabale-Ndoki National Park in January were convicted to five years’ imprisonment by the local district court last week, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society). T...
– Wildlife Conservation Society
Fungicides can help prevent the lodging and yield loss that stem canker causes, but timing is crucial. A new disease-forecasting model that predicts stem canker risk can help. Expert Available
– South Dakota State University
Plant Disease, 2017; Phytopathology, 2015
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States and around the world. February is American Heart Month, and to honor healthy heart health awareness, Bioengineering Today, an editorially independent news service of AIP Publishing,...
– American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Being a responsible student, maintaining an interest in school and having good reading and writing skills will not only help a teenager get good grades in high school but could also be predictors of educational and occupational success decades later,...
– American Psychological Association (APA)
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Embargo expired on 26-Feb-2018 at 09:00 ET
New research from the University of Notre Dame discovers people appear to stop conceiving babies several months before recessions begin.
– University of Notre Dame
National Bureau of Economic Research
Three-month-old babies cannot sit up or roll over, yet they are already capable of learning patterns from simply looking at the world around them, according to a recent Northwestern University study published in PLOS One. For the first time, the rese...
– Northwestern University
When Frank X Walker coined the culturally encompassing term “Affrilachian” 25 years ago, he had no idea the group of colleagues who got their start inside a University of Kentucky elevator would transform into a radically influential social movem...
– University of Kentucky
The West Virginia University Department of History has partnered with Collegium Civitas in Warsaw, Poland to launch a new transatlantic Master of Arts in international history and security studies for fall 2018.
– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
Kinesthetic classroom steps up student engagement
– Kennesaw State University
Twelve Northwestern University journalism students got to cover the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The five graduate and seven undergraduate students wrote print pieces and took on a variety of roles with major media covering the g...
– Northwestern University
Morrill Professor Thomas Leslie, the Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture at Iowa State University and internationally renowned expert on architectural history and practice, has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
– Iowa State University
Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti, Deputy Governor Leslie Munger and officials from the Illinois Math and Science Academy today announced the launch of the Illinois Bicentennial STEM Fusion campaign. The three-year program will be offered to st...
– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)
Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset, coauthored by Babson College Professor Heidi Neck, is winner of a 2018 TAA Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA).
– Babson College
Through a partnership with John Hancock Financial Services, Massachusetts Eye and Ear is preparing a team of runners for the 2018 Boston Marathon.® “Team Eye and Ear” comprises 67 members fundraising in support of Mass. Eye and Ear’s research ...
– Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Individuals, even carnivores who abstain from meat, have the opportunity to experience a wonderful variety of plant-based foods during Lent. There’s no need to sacrifice flavor. Kim O’Donnel, the first Meatless Monday blogger and author of critic...
– Monday Campaigns