|***Newswise Weekend Edition***|
The Weekend Edition is a collection of interesting, exceptional articles you may have missed from the week. Articles are chosen by the editorial team at Newswise.
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A study in Nature shows stem cell therapy helps hearts recover from a heart attack, although not for the biological reasons originally proposed two decades ago that today are the basis of ongoing clinical trials. The study reports that injecting livi...
– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Nature Embargo expired on 27-Nov-2019 at 13:00 ET
Of all the nutritional supplements on stores shelves, only three have been shown to provide any benefit to the heart.
– Houston Methodist
“Nutritional Supplements & Heart Health,” live webcast Dec. 2 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m
At-home genetic tests are popular holiday gifts that can be fun and interesting, but they also have limitations and risks — such as providing unexpected or upsetting results.
– Nuvance Health
Epigenetic disorders are more common among children born through assisted reproductive technology. A new mouse study suggests that the fertility treatments themselves are to blame, not the age of the mother.
– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh
Clinical Epigenetics; 2018 Health Research Formula Fund; Medical Fellows Research Program Embargo expired on 25-Nov-2019 at 20:00 ET
Using a mathematical framework with roots in artificial intelligence and robotics, UW researchers were able to uncover the process for how a person makes choices in groups. And, they also found they were able to predict a person’s choice more often...
– University of Washington
Science Advances, Nov-2019
People with visual impairments use social media like everyone else, often with the help of screen reader software.
– Carnegie Institution for Science
Theoreticians in two different fields defied the common knowledge that planets orbit stars like the Sun. They proposed the possibility of thousands of planets around a supermassive black hole.
– National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS)
Join Melissa Hoffman of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory for a tour of one of the most disruptive events in Universe.
– National Radio Astronomy Observatory
It may not be just location, location, location that influences where people move to in the United States, but also politics, politics, politics, according to a team of researchers.
– Penn State University
A new analysis from the Texas Tech University Department of Psychological Sciences shows three different, equally prevalent purposes behind sexually based messages.
– Texas Tech University
Sexuality, Sexual Health & Sexual Behavior Lab
People who offer prayers for victims of natural disasters may be less likely to donate to those victims, according to research by a University of Wyoming economist.
– University of Wyoming
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty
New research from the Kelley School of Business makes the case that "smoothing the numbers" can be beneficial -- if you have the right team in place to handle the job.
– Indiana University
The Accounting Review
– Binghamton University, State University of New York