Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.
 
Newswise MedWire - Medical News for Journalists
Newswise MedWire
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Public Edition | newswise.com

Medical
(154 New)
 

Medical News

23-May-2019


Website For Women With Diabetes Engages Patient Sharing, Guides Research

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers created an online patient community for women living with all types of diabetes to test whether online communities can engage patients and provide information that can guide research and patient care. The researcher...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Journal of Medical Internet Research


Learning From a Rare Disease

Dr. Hua-Ying Fan studies the cells of people who don’t get cancer. These people have a rare inherited disorder called Cockayne syndrome and, unfortunately, they don’t live long enough to develop cancer. But by studying their cells, Fan may be abl...

– University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Journal of Biological Chemistry


Trace Metal Exposure Among Pregnant Women Living Near Fracking Wells in Canada

Researchers find higher concentrations of trace metals such as barium in the hair and urine of 29 pregnant women living near fracking wells in British Columbia.

– Universite de Montreal

Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, May 2019; Université de Montréal Public Health Research Institute; West Moberly First Nations; Fonds de Recherche Santé – Québec...


ISPOR 2019 Convened Nearly 4000 Healthcare Stakeholders

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, recently concluded its ISPOR 2019 annual conference in New Orleans, LA, USA.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019

22-May-2019


Violence Exposure, Depression, and Poor Health Habits May Increase Asthma in Adolescents

Exposure to violence, depression and poor health habits – including obesity, drinking soda, poor sleep and smoking marijuana – appear to be associated with asthma in high school students, according to research presented at ATS 2019.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 10:15 ET


High-Deductible Insurance Plans May Be Hazardous to the Health of COPD Patients

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, who are covered by a high-deductible insurance plan are more likely to forgo needed health care because of cost than COPD patients covered by lower-deductible plans

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 15:15 ET


Jaw Movement and Machine Learning May Diagnose Sleep Apnea

Using machine learning to analyze jaw movements during sleep, doctors may be able to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in patients with mild to severe OSA with an accuracy comparable to polysomnography, the gold standard for OSA diagnosis,

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 14:45 ET


Airway Microbiome Appears Altered in Severe Asthma Linked to Neutrophils

The airway microbiome appears to be altered in patients with severe asthma linked to high levels of white blood cells called neutrophils, according to new research presented at ATS 2019.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 14:45 ET


Smoking Unfiltered Cigarettes Appear to Double Risk of Lung Cancer Death

People who smoke unfiltered cigarettes are nearly twice as likely to die from lung cancer and 30 percent more likely to die of all causes than those who smoke filtered cigarettes

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 11:15 ET


Redlining Has an Unexpected Link: Asthma

Redlining, the discriminatory mortgage-lending practice, may affect how prevalent asthma is in the neighborhood, according to research presented at ATS 2019.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 15:00 ET


COPD Appears to Cause More Severe Symptoms in Women

Women who develop COPD report smoking fewer cigarettes than men; and yet, women experience greater breathing impairments, are subjected to more acute exacerbations of symptoms and report lower quality of life than men with the disease, according to r...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 10:15 ET


Hospital-Acquired Infections May Be Lower in Closed ICUS

Three hospital-acquired infections rates appear to be lower in patients admitted to a “closed” intensive care unit, meaning that the ICU team has primary responsibility for the patient, rather than a primary care physician, according to research ...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 12:15 ET


Reductions in Fine Particles Over Decade Has Improved Health While Ozone Pollution Remains Little Changed

Fewer deaths and serious illnesses have occurred in the U.S. over the past decade as a result of cleaner air, according to a new report focusing on the two most potent air pollutants: fine particle (PM2.5) and ground-level ozone (O3). However, these ...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Annals of the American Thoracic Society; ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 13:45 ET


Enhancing Emergency Care: Study Finds Lower ER Triage Scores are Associated with Delayed Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients

In a new study, researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found that antibiotic delivery was significantly faster — by up to 32 minutes — for sepsis patients being treated in an emergency department if they were assigned a slight...

– Intermountain Healthcare

American Thoracic Society International Conference, May 2019

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 10:15 ET


New Study Estimates Preventable Cancer Burden Linked to Poor Diet in the U.S.

A new study from researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts estimated the association between suboptimal consumption of seven types of foods and specific cancers. They found that poor diet is on par with alcohol, exce...

– Tufts University

JNCI Cancer Spectrum; R01HL115189; R01MD011501

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 12:00 ET


Bipolar Disorder May Be Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

People who have bipolar disorder may be more likely to later develop Parkinson’s disease than people who do not have bipolar disorder, according at a study published in the May 22, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the Ameri...

– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Neurology®

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 16:00 ET


A Road Map to Stem Cell Development

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have created a method of mapping how the central nervous system develops by tracking the genes expressed in cells. The technique, demonstrated in mouse retinas for this study, follows the activity of the...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Neuron; R01EY020560, U01EY027267, F32EY024201, K99EY027844, K08EY027093, R01XA177669, U01CA212007, 2018-183445, 2018-183444 ; C026429, C03133, C30290GG, ; 2018-183445, 2018-183444...

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


Researchers Identify Genetic Switch that Controls Conversion of Bad to Good Fat

Research findings opens opportunities to offer opportunities to develop new treatments to tackle metabolic diseases, like diabetes.

– University of Utah Health

Genes and Development; R01DK103930; R03DK103089; T32DK091317

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 17:00 ET


Risk of suicide attempt by children doubles if parent uses opioids

In a tale of two epidemics, researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Pittsburgh found that children of parents who use opioids have an increased risk of attempting suicide.

– University of Chicago Medical Center

JAMA Psychiatry

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 10:00 ET


Hispanic and Black Children More Likely to Miss School Due to Eczema Than White Children

In a study that highlights racial disparities in the everyday impact of eczema, new research shows Hispanic and black children are more likely than white children to miss school due to the chronic skin disease.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

JAMA Dermatology; K23-AR068433; T32-AR007465; R01-AR069062; R01-AR070873

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


Black Men Less Likely Than Nonblack Patients to Adopt Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

At a time when a growing number of men with prostate cancer considered “low risk” are opting for active surveillance or watchful waiting rather than immediate treatment with surgery or radiation, a new study reveals that black men are less likely...

– Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

New England Journal of Medicine, May 23, 2019; CA18473

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 17:00 ET

includes video


New study shows crowdsourced traffic data could save lives

A new UCI-led pilot study finds, on average, Waze "crash alerts" occur two minutes and 41 seconds prior to their corresponding California Highway Patrol (CHP)-reported crash. These minutes could mean the difference between life and death.

– University of California, Irvine

JAMA Surgery

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


Experimental Noninvasive Tool Monitors Effectiveness of Stem Cell Transplantation

Researchers analyzed biomarkers secreted from transplanted human stem cells in the recipient blood of a rodent model of heart attack. Analysis of the blood test showed responding cells had changed their gene expression, behavior and secretions, sugge...

– University of Maryland Medical Center/School of Medicine

Sci. Transl. Med. 11, eaau1168 (2019); 1R01HL118491, 1R01HL139060-02, R01HL141922-02, AHA-CDA-18CDA34110282-2

Embargo expired on 22-May-2019 at 14:00 ET

includes video


Study Finds Higher Education Linked to Later Onset Alzheimer’s-related Decline

A new study by Stony Brook University researchers reveals that higher education is associated with later onset of Alzheimer’s-related accelerated cognitive declines. Their findings will be published early online in the Journal of Gerontology.

– Stony Brook University

Journal of Gerontology; NIA R01 AG58595


Massive sequencing study links rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes

An international consortium of scientists has analyzed protein-coding genes from nearly 46,000 people, linking rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes.

– University of Michigan


Proton Therapy for Cancer Lowers Risk of Side Effects

Proton therapy results in fewer side effects than traditional X-ray radiation therapy for many cancer patients, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Perelman School of Medicine at University of...

– Washington University in St. Louis

ASCO annual meeting 2019


Proton Therapy Lowers Risk of Side-Effects Compared to Conventional Radiation

Cancer patients getting proton therapy instead of traditional photon radiation are at a significantly lower risk of experiencing side-effects from their radiation therapy, while cure rates are almost identical between the two groups.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

ASCO 2019


New Pain Management Protocol Sends 92 Percent of Cancer Surgery Patients Home with No Opioids

A specialized pain management program for patients who underwent robotic surgery for urologic cancers resulted in just eight percent going home with narcotics after discharge, compared to 100 percent who would have received them without this enhanced...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

20129 ASCO Annual Meeting


类风湿性关节炎患者在诊断之前很早就会受到残疾的影响

根据Mayo Clinic的新研究,诊断为类风湿性关节炎的患者在确诊疾病前一两年内就会受到功能性残疾的影响。

– Mayo Clinic


Residential child care project addresses emotional pain without causing it

A model of care for children’s residential agencies takes children’s emotional pain into account and emphasizes the bond between the children and their caregivers.

– Cornell University

International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies


Exposing vaccine hesitant to real-life pain of diseases makes them more pro-vaccine

The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicated diseases to the United States is nothing short of a public health crisis

– Brigham Young University

Vaccines


Life-threatening genetic cholesterol condition could be found through blood donations

Blood donation programs represent a unique opportunity as a public health portal to screen for diseases.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

JAMA Oncology


As more veterans die of opioid overdoses, study shows need to focus beyond prescription opioids

A dramatic rise in opioid overdose deaths among veterans in recent years has happened mainly among veterans dying from heroin and synthetic opioids, a new study shows.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, DOI:10.1016/j.amepre.2019.01.016; Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, DOI:10.1016/j.jsat.2019.03.007


Novel Role in Spatial Chromosome Organization Identified for Frequently Mutated Cancer Protein

New research from The Wistar Institute sheds light on the function of the ARID1A protein, encoded by a gene that is among the most frequently mutated across human cancers.

– Wistar Institute

Science Advances


Hypertension Found in Children Exposed to Flower Pesticides

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found higher blood pressure and pesticide exposures in children associated with a heightened pesticide spraying period around the Mother’s Day flower harvest. This study involved ...

– University of California San Diego Health

Environmental Research


Marijuana Use Episodes Linked to Partner Intimacy Experiences

Marijuana use episodes among couples who frequently use the drug increase the likelihood of experiencing intimacy events, according to the results of a University at Buffalo-led study.

– University at Buffalo

Cannabis; R01DA033994


Researchers Study How Brain Cells Stress Each Other Out for Their Own Good

There’s a fine line between helpful and harmful inflammation. WVU School of Medicine researchers Gordon Meares and Savannah Sims want to explore it. They and their colleagues are investigating how inflammation spreads throughout the brain and what ...

– West Virginia University

doi.org/10.1111/jnc.14642


Skin Patch Shows Promise for Children with Milk-Induced Eosinophilic Esophagitis

A new study from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia finds that a skin patch may be useful in treating children with a painful, chronic condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), triggered by milk.

– Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, online May 14, 2019


Vascularized Kidney Tissue Engineered by WFIRM Scientists

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) researchers have shown the feasibility of bioengineering vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration, developing a partial augmentation strategy that may be a more feasible and...

– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Acta Biomaterialia


Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases

A team led by Ivaylo Ivanov of Georgia State University used the 200-petaflop IBM AC922 Summit system, the world’s smartest and most powerful supercomputer, to develop an integrative model of the transcription preinitiation complex (PIC), a complex...

– Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, May-2019


Holidays disrupt drug routines of children with diabetes

Children with type 1 diabetes find it difficult to adhere to their drug routines during school holidays and weekends. Holiday distractions cause a 20% reduction in adherence to taking medications that assist managing their condition and other associa...

– University of Adelaide

Archives of Disease in Childhood


Expertos de Mayo presentan sus resultados durante la Semana de las Enfermedades Digestivas 2019

Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic estuvieron entre los expertos internacionales que presentaron sus resultados durante la Semana de las Enfermedades Digestivas 2019, que es la mayor reunión mundial de médicos, investigadores y líderes en la indust...

– Mayo Clinic


High Healthcare Costs in the United States—Could Formal Health Technology Assessment Be a Solution?

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, explored the possibility of health technology assessment in the United States this morning at its ISPOR 2019.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


American Academy of Dermatology Statement on the Safety of Sunscreen

...

– American Academy of Dermatology


Six Digital Health Startups Named Finalists in LifeBridge Health/CareFirst Innovation Challenge

Six digital health startups have been named finalists in the first LifeBridge Health and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) Innovation Challenge earning the chance to receive up to $50,000 to further the research and development of their idea...

– LifeBridge Health


Vascular Surgeon Makes Discovery that Saves Brooklyn Man’s Foot

Sheila Blumberg, MD, a vascular surgeon at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn, used advanced surgical techniques to save the foot of Brooklyn native Jose Palacios.

– NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn


Study aims to learn why people in the rural South are less healthy, die sooner

The study will allow researchers to learn what causes the high burden of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Is Healthcare Affordability Driving a Need to Revolutionize Drug Pricing?

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held its final plenary of the ISPOR 2019 annual conference with, “Is Healthcare Affordability Driving a Need to Revolutionize Drug Pricing?”

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


Patient Access and Biosimilars

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, examined the issue of patient access and biosimilars this afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


Do Diet Beverages Really Increase a Woman’s Stroke Risk?

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association released research study results that suggest drinking diet beverages may increase stroke risk in women over 50.

Expert Available

– Western Connecticut Health Network


Where there’s a grill there’s a way: Cookouts can be part of a healthy diet

You just have to be smart about what you grill and how you grill it, and be willing to broaden your view of what qualifies as proper cookout fare.

Expert Available

– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

21-May-2019


More Primary Care May Reduce Rates of Respiratory Failure

Increased use of primary care may reduce rates of respiratory failure and admissions to the intensive care unit, according to research presented at ATS 2019.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 16:45 ET


COPD Exacerbations May Decrease with Web-Based Intervention

COPD patients who were given a pedometer and participated in a web-based intervention that helped them set physical activity goals, provided feedback and disease self-management education, and offered a community forum were less likely to experience ...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 15:15 ET


Microvascular Eye Disease May Help Lung Doctors See Vascular Damage in PAH

Retinal vascular tortuosity, a microvascular abnormality of the eye, may provide doctors with a noninvasive way of determining the extent of vascular remodeling in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension,

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 17:00 ET


African Americans with COPD Appear Less Likely to Use Pulmonary Rehab

African American patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, are less likely to participate in pulmonary rehabilitation programs than white patients, even when there are programs nearby,

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


CBD Reduces Craving and Anxiety in People With Heroin Use Disorder

Mount Sinai study highlights the potential of cannabidiol as a treatment option for opioid abuse

– Mount Sinai Health System

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 00:05 ET


What’s the Right Amount of ‘Zapping’ in Epilepsy Laser Surgery?

A multicenter trial of minimally invasive laser surgery to treat epileptic seizures reveals approaches for better seizure control with fewer side effects.

– Thomas Jefferson University

Epilepsia

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 08:00 ET


New Technique Promises Improved Metastatic Prostate Cancer Detection

Results reported in Biomicrofluidics promise a new way to detect prostate cancer through a simple device, which forces cell samples through channels less than 10 microns wide. When prostate cancer cells are forced through, the metastatic cells exhibi...

– American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Biomicrofluidics

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


Only Half of U.S. Kids and Teens Have Ideal Cholesterol Levels

Cholesterol levels in U.S. youth have improved from 1999 to 2016, but only half of children and adolescents are in the ideal range and 25 percent are in the clinically high range, according to a study published in JAMA, led by Amanda Marma Perak, MD ...

– Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

JAMA, May-2019

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


Most E-Cigarette Users Want to Quit, Rutgers Study Finds

Most people who smoke e-cigarettes want to quit and many have tried to reduce their use, according to Rutgers researchers.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Nicotine & Tobacco Research; R33DA041163

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 09:00 ET


Exercise: Psych Patients’ New Primary Prescription

A new study advocates for exercise as the primary method of treatment and intervention, rather than psychotropic medications, within inpatient psychiatric facilities.

– University of Vermont

Global Advances in Health and Medicine, May 2019

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 09:00 ET


UNLV Study Reveals Breakthrough in Understanding Our Brain’s Ability to Retrieve Long-Term Memories

UNLV researchers have discovered a novel method for how two parts of the brain — the hippocampus and the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) — work together to retrieve long-term memories.

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Cell Reports, May 21, 2019

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


Mayo experts to present findings at Digestive Disease Week 2019

Mayo Clinic researchers are among international experts who will present findings next week at Digestive Disease Week 2019, the world's largest gathering of physicians, researchers and industry leaders in gastroenterology and related fields.

– Mayo Clinic

Digestive Disease Week 2019, May 18-21, 2019

Embargo expired on 21-May-2019 at 18:00 ET


Johns Hopkins Researchers Publish Digital Health Roadmap

In the dizzying swirl of health-related websites, social media and smartphone apps, finding a reliable source of health information can be a challenge. A group of researchers from the Johns Hopkins University schools of medicine and public health, as...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Nature Digital Medicine


Algorithm Steers Catheters to the Right Spot to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Some patients with atrial fibrillation or A-Fib need an ablation, which requires a catheter and an advanced 3D map of the heart. Researchers have developed the first algorithm that guides catheter movements and accurately detects A-Fib targets withou...

– Florida Atlantic University

Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology


Burn, Baby, Burn: Homemade Sunscreens Could Sacrifice Personal Skincare Safety

Dr. Julie Merten, an associate professor of public health in the Brooks College of Health at the University of North Florida, has a new study she led that examines how homemade sunscreens were portrayed on Pintrest and whether people should be using ...

– University of North Florida

Health Communications, May-2019


Potential Glioblastoma Drug Reactivates p53 Tumor Suppressor to Treat Deadly Brain Cancer

New drug also may increase effectiveness of oral chemotherapy for these tumors, known for their resistance to treatment.

– Newswise

Int J Oncol


Vaccines for everyone

Researchers at McMaster University have invented a stable, affordable way to store fragile vaccines for weeks at a time at temperatures up to 40C, opening the way for life-saving anti-viral vaccines to reach remote and impoverished regions of the wor...

– McMaster University

Nature - Scientific Reports

includes video


Sleep problems in teenagers reversed in just one week by limiting screen use

Sleep in teenagers can be improved by just one week of limiting their evening exposure to light-emitting screens on phones

– European Society of Endocrinology

European Society of Endocrinology Annual Meeting


Statistical model could predict future disease outbreaks

Several University of Georgia researchers teamed up to create a statistical method that may allow public health and infectious disease forecasters to better predict disease reemergence, especially for preventable childhood infections such as measles ...

– University of Georgia

PLOS Computational Biology


Doctors can estimate patient adherence by simply asking about medication routine

Doctors know patients do not always take their medications as prescribed. To help them stay on track, new Iowa State University research suggests doctors stop asking patients about missed pills and start asking about their routines.

– Iowa State University

Journal of General Internal Medicine


Multiple Brain Regions Moderate and Link Depressive Mood and Pain

University of California San Diego School of Medicine research expands and deepens the association between clinical depression and pain, identifying specific regions of the brain that drive, influence and moderate depressive mood and its relationship...

– University of California San Diego Health

PAIN


A super tool helps kids with autism improve socialization skills

A team of NIH-funded researchers at Stanford University Medical School has found that children with autism improved measurably on a test of socialization and learning when their therapy included an at-home intervention with Google Glass. The smart sy...

– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

JAMA Pediatrics; EB025025; HD091500


Space Travel and Your Joints

A novel Henry Ford Hospital study of mice aboard a Russian spaceflight may raise an intriguing question for the astronauts of tomorrow: Could traveling in space be bad for your joints? Researchers found early signs of cartilage breakdown in the mi...

– Henry Ford Health System


Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Life

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in a published study.

– University of California San Diego Health

Biological Psychiatry


Tip Sheet: Recent Research on How DNA is Read and Copied

Two scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have unraveled aspects of how DNA organizes and preserves genetic information. Newly published research by Cynthia Wolberger, Ph.D., and James Berger, Ph.D., whose labs sit side by sid...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Cell ; Molecular Cell


WVU social workers support opioid recovery through new trainings

Researchers at West Virginia University are fighting West Virginia’s opioid epidemic with new professional development opportunities for social workers.

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips for Families Impacted by Dementia from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Memorial Day Travel Tips for Families Impacted by Alzheimer's Disease

– Alzheimer's Foundation of America


The Future of Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), explored the future of HEOR for the 2020s this afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


Southern Research Team Targets New, Safer Drugs for Malaria

Scientists at Southern Research’s Drug Discovery division have joined the fight against malaria through efforts aimed at discovering new drugs and improving the safety and efficacy of current antimalarial medicines.

– Southern Research


Improving Real-World Evidence in Healthcare With Patient-Provided Information

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), examined how real-world evidence can be improved with patient-provided information this afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019

20-May-2019


Younger Generations of Miners More Likely to Die From Black Lung Disease Than Older Generations

Black lung disease and other non-malignant respiratory diseases appear to account for a greater proportion of deaths in younger generations of coal miners than in older generations of miners, according to research presented at ATS 2019.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 10:15 ET


Worst Form of Black Lung Disease Is on the Rise but the Cause Remains Unknown

Progressive massive fibrosis (PMF), the worst form of black lung disease, is rising among coal miners, but the reasons for this trend remain unclear, according to research presented at ATS 2019.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 10:15 ET


Long-Term Use of Benralizumab Appears Safe, Effective for Severe Asthma

Patients with severe eosinophilic asthma, who participated in three different Phase 3 trials of benralizumab (brand name Fasenra) and then enrolled in a long-term trial of the drug’s efficacy and safety, continued to experience fewer exacerbations ...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 10:15 ET


Smokers with Various Degrees of Lung Function Impairment Have Different Top Causes of Death

Current or former smokers with severe limitation in lung function are more likely to die from respiratory-related causes, while deaths from heart disease and lung cancer are more common in smokers with milder limitation in lung function

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 15:15 ET


Enzyme May Represent New Target for Treating Asthma

An enzyme called diacylglycerol kinase zeta (DGKζ) appears to play an important role in suppressing runaway inflammation in asthma and may represent a novel therapeutic target,

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 10:15 ET


Cardiac MRI May Lead to Targeted PAH Therapy

Patients at greatest risk of dying from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) may be identified through cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and the information the noninvasive scan provides about the functional level of the heart’s right ventr...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 10:15 ET


New Investigational Therapy Shows Promise for Asthma Patients in Phase 2 Trial

In a Phase 2 trial, RTB101, which belongs to a class of drugs known as TORC1 inhibitors, was observed to be well tolerated and to reduce the incidence of respiratory tract infections in adults age 65 and older when given once daily for 16 weeks durin...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 10:45 ET


E-Cigarettes Appear to Reduce Body’s Ability to Fight Flu

E-cigarettes may diminish the body’s ability to fight viruses, specifically those that cause the flu, according to research presented at ATS 2019.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 15:15 ET


Opiate Use in ICU Does Not Appear to Increase Opiate Prescription a Year After Discharge

Patients given opioids in the intensive care unit do not appear to be at higher risk of receiving opioid prescriptions once they leave the hospital, according to research presented at ATS 2019.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 15:15 ET


Do Family Members Belong in ICU During Procedures with Loved Ones? Study Finds Clinicians Mixed About Practice

Do family members of loved ones who are critically ill and being treated in an intensive care unit at a hospital belong there when clinicians are performing bedside procedures? New study finds many critical care clinicians have conflicting feelings a...

– Intermountain Healthcare

American Thoracic Society 2019 International Conference, Dallas, Tx

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 15:15 ET


Lupus Treatments Can Be Tailored to Patient's Individual Cells, Study Shows

A new report shows how tissue samples from some lupus patients can accurately predict those more likely than not to respond to therapy.

– NYU Langone Health

Nature Immunology; UH2 AR067676; UH2 AR067677; UH2 AR067679; UH2 AR067681

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


Bolstering Biopsies: Testing Individual Cells to Guide Treatment

In research that could make biopsies more useful for many diseases, scientists have used a powerful new tool to zero in on individual cells in a patient’s diseased organ and reveal the cells’ underlying glitches in gene expression—information t...

– Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Nature Immunology

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


New method simplifies the search for protein receptor complexes, speeding drug development

A new method of assessing the actions of medicines by matching them to their unique protein receptors has the potential to greatly accelerate drug development and diminish the number of drug trials that fail during clinical trials.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Nature Methods

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


Mount Sinai Researchers Discover Placental Stem Cells That Can Regenerate the Heart After Heart Attack

Study Identifies New Stem Cell Type That Can Significantly Improve Cardiac Function

– Mount Sinai Health System

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 15:00 ET


New Single Vaccination Approach to Killer Diseases

Scientists from the University of Adelaide’s Research Centre for Infectious Diseases have developed a single vaccination approach to simultaneously combat influenza and pneumococcal infections, the world’s most deadly respiratory diseases.

– University of Adelaide

Nature Microbiology

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 11:00 ET


New Computer-Based Predictive Tool More Accurately Forecasts Outcomes for Respiratory Patients

Are electronic health records and computer calculations a better, more accurate way to predict clinical outcomes for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? According to the results of a new study by researchers at Intermountain Healthca...

– Intermountain Healthcare

American Thoracic Society International Conference, May 2019

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 15:15 ET


Circadian Mechanism May Not Be Driver Behind Compound Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

SR9009 is a compound that can lead to a wide range of health benefits in animals, including reduced risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Until now, researchers have attributed the effects to SR9009’s role in altering the body’s circadian clock. H...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

PNAS

Embargo expired on 20-May-2019 at 15:00 ET


Discovery in mice could help remove roadblock to more insulin production

A new discovery made mainly in mice could provide new options for getting the insulin-making "factories" of the pancreas going again when diabetes and obesity have slowed them down. It could offer new pathways to ramping up insulin supply to get meta...

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Nature Immunology, DOI:10.1038/s41590-019-0396-z ; DK11174; DK117639; DK089503


Just released: Proceedings from inaugural Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention

Proceedings from the first-ever Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention have been released and published on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website as an “article in press” in advance of print publication.

– American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Journal of the American College of Surgeons


California Law Led to an Increase in Childhood Vaccination Rates

A first of its kind analysis published today by researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that a 2016 California vaccine law boosted protective coverage against measles and other serious childhood diseases compared to states that act...

– George Washington University

NBER


FSU researchers find ‘Seeking Safety’ program helps improve mental health for incarcerated women

New research from FSU has found that Seeking Safety, a cognitive behavior-based intervention program, is a promising program for reducing incarcerated women’s symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. FSU College of Social Work Ass...

– Florida State University

Social Work Practice


Research Highlights from 2019 ACSM Annual Meeting

The 2019 ACSM Basic Science World Congress focuses on biological and physiological mechanisms of exercise, circadian rhythm and sleep. Chaired by Karyn Esser, Ph.D., FACSM, from the University of Florida, this world congress brings together leading r...

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)


Key Drug Target Shown Assembling in Real-Time

Over one-third of all FDA-approved drugs act on a specific family of proteins: G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). Drugs to treat high blood pressure, asthma, cancer, diabetes and myriad other conditions target GPCRs throughout the body—but a rece...

– Case Western Reserve University

Cell


Preparing Low-Income Communities for Hurricane Begins with Outreach, Rutgers Study Finds

Governments seeking to help their most vulnerable residents prepare for hurricanes and other disasters should create community-based information campaigns ahead of time, according to a Rutgers study of economically disadvantaged New Jerseyans in the ...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Wiley Online Library


Zebrafish Help Researchers Explore Alternatives to Bone Marrow Donation

UC San Diego researchers discover new role for epidermal growth factor receptor in blood stem cell development, a crucial key to being able to generate them in the laboratory, and circumvent the need for bone marrow donation.

– University of California San Diego Health

Nature Cell Biology


Scientists Succeed in Testing Potential Brain-based Method to Diagnose Autism

Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have taken the first step in developing an objective, brain-based test to diagnose autism.

– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Biological Psychology, May-2019; RO1 DA11723; RO1 MH085496; T32 NS43124; UL1TR001420-KL2


Improving Isotope Supply for a Cancer-Fighting Drug

Production of actinium-227 ramps up for use in a drug to fight prostate cancer that has spread to bone.

– Department of Energy, Office of Science

Applied Radiation and Isotopes 114, 19 (2016). [DOI: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2016.05.002]


SLAS Discovery Announces its June Cover Article

The June cover of SLAS Discovery features cover article “A Perspective on Extreme Open Science: Companies Sharing Compounds without Restriction,” by Timothy M. Willson, Ph.D., a noted University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy (Chap...

– SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)

SLAS Discovery


Cutting the time on early disease diagnoses with extracellular vesicles

A research team led by the University of Notre Dame is working to cut the test time for disease biomarkers.

– University of Notre Dame

Nature Communications Biology


Study identifies enzymes that prevent diabetic kidney disease

BOSTON -- (May 13, 2019) -- A new study from Joslin Diabetes Center has proven that certain biological protective factors play a large role in preventing diabetic kidney disease in certain people. The study was published today in Diabetes Care. This ...

– Joslin Diabetes Center

Characterization of Glycolytic Enzymes and Pyruvate Kinase M2 in Type 1 and 2 Diabetic Nephropathy


Progress in Family Planning in Africa Accelerating

A new study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that women in eight sub-Saharan African countries are gaining access to and using modern contraception at a faster rate than previously projected.

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Lancet Global Health


New Finnish study: Dietary cholesterol or egg consumption do not increase the risk of stroke

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to one egg per day is not associated with an elevated risk of stroke.

– University of Eastern Finland

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition


Dangerous pathogens use this sophisticated machinery to infect hosts

Gastric cancer, Q fever, Legionnaires' disease, whooping cough--though the infectious bacteria that cause these dangerous diseases are each different, they all utilize the same molecular machinery to infect human cells.

– California Institute of Technology

Nature Microbiology


June’s SLAS Technology Special Collection on Sample Management Now Available

The June issue of SLAS Technology features the article, “Next Generation Compound Delivery to Support Miniaturized Biology,” which focuses on the challenges of changing the established screening paradigm to support the needs of modern drug discov...

– SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)

SLAS Technology


Older Age, High Blood Pressure, DiabetesContribute to Growing U.S. Maternal Death Rate

Many people would be surprised to learn that among developed countries, the United States not only has the highest rate of maternal mortality (death during pregnancy or within one year of birth), but that it increased 56% between 1990 and 2015. Older...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)


An anniversary Grady Landrum chooses not to celebrate

Grady Landrum, director of disability services at Wichita State University for the past 27 years, has been in a wheelchair ever since a drinking and driving accident as a 17-year-old. Landrum’s journey is both inspirational and a testament to his n...

– Wichita State University


Improved Imaging for Prostate Cancer Could Lead to More Effective Treatment

Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are working to improve imaging methods in order to make medicine more precise and personalized. This work will be a critical component of a new interdisciplinary research project funded with $1.4 million ...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)


Growing Numbers of Orphan Drugs Challenge Health Plans

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), explored the issue of orphan drug approvals and how they challenge health plans at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference this morning.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


Dark Matter Sheds Light to Medical Technology

Dr. Drew Alton, associate professor of physics at Augustana University, is conducting research on how dark matter can be applied to improve future PET [positron emission tomography] detectors, which offer imaging scans that allow doctors to check for...

Expert Available

– Augustana University, South Dakota

MedWire Policy and Public Affairs


Specialty Dental Association Teams Up with State Rep. to Proclaim May as Save Your Tooth Month in Illinois

To help people appreciate their natural teeth, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) teamed up with Illinois state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, to proclaim the month of May as Save Your Tooth Month.

– American Association of Endodontists (AAE)


Texas raises tobacco sales age to 21 to limit youth exposure and protect health

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center applauds the Texas Legislature today for passing Senate Bill 21, which raises the minimum legal sale age for all tobacco products from 18 to 21.

– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

includes video


American Chiropractic Association Joins Voices Coalition to Increase Access to Non-opioid Pain Treatments

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has joined forces with Voices for Non-Opioid Choices (“Voices”), a nonpartisan coalition of more than 20 organizations committed to preventing opioid addiction before it starts by increasing patient acc...

– American Chiropractic Association

MedWire Announcements


ISPOR Wins Multiple Hermes Creative Awards

ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR)—has won 6 Platinum and Gold level Hermes Awards for its rebranding campaign, website redesign, and “2019 Top 10 HEOR Trends” report.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research


Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund Makes Sixth Annual Gift for Significant Impact at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The Nationwide Foundation established the Pediatric Innovation Fund in 2014 and has so far contributed $60 million to it, including the gift announced today.

– Nationwide Children's Hospital


Mount Sinai’s Raja Flores, MD, Honored with the Distinguished Alumni Service Award at NYU 2019 CAS Baccalaureate Ceremony

Dr. Flores is a world-renowned thoracic surgeon known for his technical skill and life-long work on lung and esophageal cancer, mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.

– Mount Sinai Health System


Women in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Initiative Convenes at ISPOR 2019

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), held a session for its Women in HEOR initiative yesterday late afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference in New Orleans, LA, USA.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


Kaylan Baban, MD, MPH, Tapped to Serve as Chief Wellness Officer for GW’s Medical Enterprise

Kaylan A. Baban, MD, MPH, will serve as the inaugural Chief Wellness Officer for the George Washington University’s medical enterprise — GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

– George Washington University


Hackensack University Medical Center among the First Hospitals in the United States to Utilize New Endovascular Stent for Treatment of an Emergent Complicated Type B Aortic Dissection

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center offers patients a new treatment for a potentially fatal cardiovascular condition known as an aortic dissection, in which the inner layer of the aorta, the large blood vessel branching of...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Pitt and CMU receive Department of Defense Contract to Create an Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University have each been awarded 4-year contracts totaling nearly $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to create an autonomous trauma care system that fits in a backpack...

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh


The Thoracic Surgery Foundation Announces “Top 20” Institutional Honor Roll

The Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF) has announced its “Top 20” Institutional Honor Roll for 2019.

– The Society of Thoracic Surgeons


Jack Davis of Hospital for Special Surgery Named President of National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Jack Davis, RN, ONC, manager of Patient Education and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery, has been named president of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON). The induction ceremony took place at the organization’s annual congre...

– Hospital for Special Surgery


American Society of Nephrology Announces First Editor-in-Chief of New Journal, kidney360

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) today announced the appointment of Michael Allon, MD, as the first Editor-in-Chief of Kidney360, ASN’s new online journal launching in January 2020.

– American Society of Nephrology (ASN)


Stephen Piscotty of the Oakland Athletics wins 54th Annual Hutch Award

Right fielder honored for overcoming personal tragedy, demonstrating a commitment to scientific research and exemplifying the spirit of Fred Hutchinson

– Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


Dr. Daniel Picus Receives Thorwarth Award for Radiology Leadership

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Economics and Health Policy Department has selected Daniel Picus, MD, FACR, FSIR, RCC, as the 2019 recipient of the William T. Thorwarth Jr, MD, Award.

– American College of Radiology (ACR)


Women’s Heart Fund Hosts Annual Reception in Support of the Center for Survivorship and Wellness Care at Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s HOPE Tower

The Women’s Heart Fund is hosting its annual reception in support of the Center for Survivorship and Wellness Care at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s HOPE Tower on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Bay Head Yacht Club in...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


David Jaffray, Ph.D., Named Chief Technology and Digital Officer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today named David Jaffray, Ph.D., as its first-ever chief technology and digital officer. Jaffray will begin his new duties overseeing MD Anderson’s Information Services division and Information Sec...

– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center


Cancer Research Institute Champions Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June

The Cancer Research Institute announced today a series of public education and awareness offerings during its seventh annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June.

– Cancer Research Institute


Medical Device Innovation and Regulation

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, started the day with the second plenary session of its ISPOR 2019 annual conference with, “Medical Device Innovation and Regulation: Turbocharged for Success?"

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


Ocean Medical Center Partners with Brick Police EMS to Keep the Community Safe and Secure

The BIOMED Department of Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center established a partnership with Brick Police EMS to validate the efficacy of patient monitors and defibrillators utilized on their emergency vehicles. This process ensures that t...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Thousands of acute and critical care nurses gather in Orlando for annual conference hosted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses brings together 7,500+ nurses this week in Orlando, Florida, at its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI, #NTI2019). The theme “Our Voice, Our Strength” serves as a r...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Boston Doctors Honored for Pediatric Cancer Teamwork

The American Academy of Dermatology has honored oncologist Jennifer Whangbo, MD, PhD, and dermatologist Jennifer Huang, MD, FAAD, as Patient Care Heroes for their collaboration in caring for pediatric stem cell transplant patients.

– American Academy of Dermatology


ACR Foundation Presents Global Humanitarian Awards

The American College of Radiology Foundation (ACRF) presented its Global Humanitarian Award to Richard N. Hirsh, MD, FACR, of Akron, OH (individual) and Mamotest of Argentina (group). The awards, honoring the individual’s and group’s positive glo...

– American College of Radiology (ACR)


Pitt Public Health to Lead Creation of Global, Cloud-Based Data System for Infectious Diseases

Backed by a five-year, $6.7 million National Institutes of Health grant, the University of Pittsburgh today announced that it plans to lead a culture shift in data-sharing rippling through scientific fields and harness it to improve global knowledge ...

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

1U24GM132013


The Dawn of Disruption in Healthcare

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), opened its ISPOR 2019 annual conference this morning with a keynote and first plenary, “The Dawn of Disruption in the Health Sector: Will Innovative Technologies Req...

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


Center for Bariatric Medicine and Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center Achieves National Re-Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

The Center for Bariatric Medicine and Surgery at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center was recently re-accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improv...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Hackensack University Medical Center Welcomes ROSA the Knee Robot

Hackensack University Medical Center is the first site in New Jersey and the third site in the United States to utilize the Zimmer Biomet robot for total-knee replacement surgery

– Hackensack Meridian Health


National Cancer Institute Approves John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack Meridian Health as Member of Prestigious Research Consortium

John Theurer Joins Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Consortium 1 of only 16 in the U.S. approved by the National Cancer Institute.

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Hackensack University Medical Center Recognized among Newsweek’s Best Hospitals USA

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce its recognition among Newsweek’s Best Hospitals – USA.

– Hackensack Meridian Health


20 Years of Value in Health

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), examined the past 20 years of scientific publications in HEOR this afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference with the spotlight session issue panel [SP2], “Back ...

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR 2019, May-2019


Hackensack Meridian Health Team Members Honored by the NJ American Academy of Pediatrics

Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce that four of its team members have been honored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (NJAAP) at the NJAAP’s 9th Annual New Jersey Children’s Ball, an evening dedicated t...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Florian Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., Recognized by the American Academy of Neurology for Scientific Distinction

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that Florian Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Center of Excellence and chair of the Department of Neurology at Hackensack Univ...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Hackensack University Medical Center Welcomes Martin Gizzi, M.D., Ph.D. as Director of Cerebrovascular Disease

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center welcomes Martin Gizzi, M.D., as director, Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases at Hackensack University Medical Center, where he will lead the Comprehensive Stroke Center.

– Hackensack Meridian Health

MedWire Higher Education Events


Media Advisory: Inaugural Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in partnership with the American Association of Kidney Patients is hosting the first ever Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care.

– George Washington University

Tips

CUSTOMIZE YOUR FAVORITES WITH "MY READING LIST"

MY CHANNELS  |  SAVED ARTICLES  |  MY SOURCES  |  MY EXPERTS

MORE CHANNELS:
JOURNAL NEWS   |  TRENDS AND TOP STORIES   |  LOCAL NEWS  |  MEDICAL and SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

Support
 Subscribe / Unsubscribe
 Edit My Preferences
 Comments / Suggestions
 Contact Us
 
Services
 Newswise Home
 Newswise Contact Directory
 Expert Queries
 Presspass Application

More News from:

 American Thoracic Society (ATS)

 American Institute of Physics (AIP)

 Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

 American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

 Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

 George Washington University

 Florida State University

 West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

 University of California San Diego Health

 Department of Energy, Office of Science

 Stony Brook University

 University of Notre Dame

 University of Eastern Finland

 California Institute of Technology

  Newswise

 European Society of Endocrinology

 University of Georgia

 Western Connecticut Health Network

 Journal of Neurosurgery

 Washington University in St. Louis

 The Rockefeller University Press

 LifeBridge Health

 Brigham Young University

 UT Southwestern Medical Center

 University of Alabama at Birmingham

 West Virginia University

 Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

 Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

 American Association of Endodontists (AAE)

 University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center


Subscribe / Unsubscribe
Edit my preferences

© 2019 Newswise, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

215 E. 5th St. SW, Charlottesville VA 22903 | 434-296-9417

 Contact Us