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Newswise:Video Embedded live-event-for-april-21-sleeping-pill-reduces-levels-of-alzheimer-s-proteins
Released: 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Released: 13-Feb-2023 12:05 PM EST
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways … and the money
Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU expert says Valentine's Day spending to increase in U.S., Arizona this year — despite talks of recession.

Newswise: Want Healthy Valentine Chocolates? We Can Print Them.
Released: 13-Feb-2023 10:35 AM EST
Want Healthy Valentine Chocolates? We Can Print Them.
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers scientist has developed a formulation of low-fat chocolate that can be printed on a 3D printer in pretty much any shape a person can conceive, including a heart.

Newswise: Horticulture experts take up thorny issue of Valentine’s Day flower care
Released: 6-Feb-2023 2:15 PM EST
Horticulture experts take up thorny issue of Valentine’s Day flower care
West Virginia University

With millions of cut flowers set to be exchanged for Valentine’s Day, West Virginia University experts are offering tips on how to pick the best buds and make the most of the blooms.

Newswise: Gift-giving expert plays Cupid with Valentine’s Day present advice
Released: 3-Feb-2023 11:15 AM EST
Gift-giving expert plays Cupid with Valentine’s Day present advice
West Virginia University

Julian Givi, assistant professor of marketing in the West Virginia University John Chambers College of Business and Economics, encourages the pursuit of sentimentality in gifts for romantic partners along with family members, friends, recipients at school and work, pets and others.

Released: 21-Dec-2022 9:55 AM EST
Tis the season to manage stress: Winter holiday story ideas and expert commentary

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Winter Holidays channel on Newswise.

Released: 27-Sep-2022 2:10 PM EDT
The latest research and expert commentary on guns and violence

Here are some of the latest articles that have been posted in the Guns and Violence channel on Newswise.

17-Feb-2022 3:35 PM EST
The Latest Research News in Cardiovascular Health

The Latest Research News in Cardiovascular Health

Newswise: Anita Costello & Zavier Mauldin - A Perfect Match this Valentine’s Day
Released: 10-Feb-2022 5:05 PM EST
Anita Costello & Zavier Mauldin - A Perfect Match this Valentine’s Day
Hackensack Meridian Health

New Jersey Woman Gives the Gift of Life to Her Spouse this Valentine's Day

Released: 8-Feb-2022 1:55 PM EST
In-law, Interracial Marriage Experts Available For Valentine’s Day interviews
University of Maryland, Baltimore

University of Maryland School of Social Work experts can discuss themes of experiences of interracial marriage, Black fathers-in-law and sons-in-law relationships, and couples friendships

Newswise: Keep COVID-19 Precautions, Along with Romance, on Your Radar on Valentine’s Day
Released: 25-Jan-2022 7:00 AM EST
Keep COVID-19 Precautions, Along with Romance, on Your Radar on Valentine’s Day
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Five suggestions from ACAAI to keep love and passion top of mind, while also steering a course to help loved ones control allergy or asthma symptoms.

Released: 19-Aug-2021 3:00 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Breakthrough Cases and COVID Boosters: Live Expert Panel for August 18, 2021

Expert Q&A: Do breakthrough cases mean we will soon need COVID boosters? The extremely contagious Delta variant continues to spread, prompting mask mandates, proof of vaccination, and other measures. Media invited to ask the experts about these and related topics.

Released: 12-Feb-2021 11:55 AM EST
Lemurs show there's no single formula for lasting love
Duke University

Humans aren't the only mammals that form long-term bonds with a single, special mate -- some bats, wolves, beavers, foxes and other animals do, too. But new research suggests the brain circuitry that makes love last in some species may not be the same in others.

Released: 11-Feb-2021 11:30 AM EST
CRF Offers Free Online Seminar to Help People Jump-Start their Heart Health During Heart Month
Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will hold a free online seminar, The Big Three: High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, and Diabetes, at 12:00 PM ET on February 22, 2021 hosted by Drs. Nisha Jhalani and Sonia Tolani, cardiologists from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The seminar is part of a series of “Mini Med Schools” conducted by the CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative (WHHI), which empowers women with everyday tools they can use to defy heart disease.

Released: 10-Feb-2021 12:15 PM EST
Heart Surgery, Followed by Childbirth

Valentine’s Day is a little sweeter this year for first-time mother Donet Teimourian, 33, who gave birth to son Roman at Cedars-Sinai in September.

Released: 26-Jan-2021 8:00 PM EST
COVID-19 Precautions Don’t Mean an Absence of Romance this Valentine’s Day
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Keeping loved ones with allergies and asthma healthy on Valentine's Day can be very romantic.

Released: 14-Feb-2020 12:55 PM EST
Valentine’s Day heartbreak turns to healing
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

A broken heart for Valentine’s Day sounds like the plot of a romantic comedy. But for Rebekah Holl, a literal broken heart was her reality on Feb. 14, 2019. Born with a rare defect called d-Transposition of the Great Arteries, she underwent open-heart surgery as an infant to correct the way blood circulates throughout her body. Though rare, congenital heart defects are the most common form of birth defects – affecting about 1% or 40,000 births per year in the U.S.

Released: 14-Feb-2020 10:10 AM EST
The Chemistry of Chocolate
NIH, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Chocolate is a hallmark of Valentine’s Day and a favorite treat for many. People even say it has health benefits and serves as an aphrodisiac. A look into chocolate's chemistry explains the science behind the claims and why we crave this sweet indulgence.

Released: 14-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
Love is in the air — or is it allergies?
University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB allergist Ed Boyd, M.D., shares some tips to avoid any risk of allergic reactions.

Released: 13-Feb-2020 6:40 PM EST
A prescription for the pain of rejection: Acetaminophen and forgiveness
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

The emotional distress that often accompanies a breakup is called social pain, and it may cause sadness, depression and loneliness, as well as actual physical pain, research has shown. A study, published recently in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine may have found an antidote – forgiveness combined with acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol.

Released: 12-Feb-2020 3:15 PM EST
‘How I Fell for My Field’
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As the adage goes, “Choose a job you love, and you'll never work a day in your life." The CSU is lucky to be replete with faculty and staff across its 23 campuses who've found their true calling. And for those who work with them—whether students or colleagues—that dedication to education is infectious. Read on to hear how faculty and staff at nine CSU campuses fell head over heels for their discipline.

Released: 11-Feb-2020 12:35 PM EST
The Four Types of Love: Some Are Healthy, Some Are Not
University of Utah Health

As Valentine’s Day approaches, think about how you use the word “love” in your life. You love your significant other, your kids, your friends and your siblings in different ways. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones from University of Utah Health talks about the research behind these types of affection and why our loved ones make us crazy (in good ways and bad ways).

Released: 14-Feb-2019 10:30 AM EST
Close to Half a Million E-Valentines Sent to Patients at Cincinnati Children’s
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Record number makes Valentine’s Day a little sweeter for patients and families

Released: 13-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
New Study Analyzes How Falling in Love Influences the Immune System in Women
Tulane University

As Valentine’s Day arrives, there’s no doubt love is once again in the air during this annual holiday that dates as far back as the 14th century. So, what exactly does it feel like to fall in love and how does love affect us as humans? Many scientists have proven falling in love has its physical benefits on both men and women, but can falling in love influence the immune system in women?

Released: 12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
They call it puppy love, but what is it really?
Vanderbilt University

Even if animals have ulterior motives for teaming up, they teach humans a lot about love.

Released: 12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Long-Lasting Love: Name a Shark for Valentine’s Day
Nova Southeastern University

Valentine’s Day is almost here. If you’re stuck trying to find that perfect gift for your someone special, researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) may have just the thing: a tagged female mako shark swimming off the coast of North Carolina who is looking for a name.

Released: 12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
The power of thank you
University of Georgia

“One of the best things you can give your spouse is a compliment"

Released: 12-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST
How to trim your nails
American Academy of Dermatology

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology are advising the public about a simple yet important self-care routine: nail grooming. Not only do short, well-manicured nails look great, they say, they are also less likely to harbor dirt and bacteria, which can lead to an infection. In addition, the right nail clipping technique can help prevent common issues like hangnails and ingrown toenails.

Released: 31-Jan-2019 10:30 AM EST
Flirting, Romantic Communication Expert Will Speak at Iowa State
Iowa State University

With Valentine’s Day approaching, an expert on flirting is coming to Iowa State University on Feb. 7 to share how he came to define the “five flirting styles” through his research into relationships and social interaction.