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Newswise: Uwf Team Wins First Place at 2024 Southeastern Psychological Association Quiz Bowl
Released: 26-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Uwf Team Wins First Place at 2024 Southeastern Psychological Association Quiz Bowl
University of West Florida

Congratulations to the UWF undergraduate student team who won the first quiz bowl challenge at the 2024 Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting!

Newswise: Utep Faculty Launch Research Lab to Support Human Performance
Released: 21-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Utep Faculty Launch Research Lab to Support Human Performance
University of Texas at El Paso

Professors at The University of Texas at El Paso have launched a new industrial engineering lab focused on supporting human performance and behavior in various application areas. Projects include supportive exoskeletons for high-strain occupations and virtual reality that simulates high-stress environments.

Newswise: International Graduate and Postdoctoral Trainees in Biomedicine Are Struggling with Career Confidence, Study Says
Released: 21-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
International Graduate and Postdoctoral Trainees in Biomedicine Are Struggling with Career Confidence, Study Says
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

A new study, led by researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and collaborators from the NIH Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (NIH BEST) consortium, examined career confidence in graduate and postdoctoral trainees and explored how to better support international trainees across a diverse array of career paths.

Released: 20-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Uic Urban Forum to Consider Chicago’s Next 50 Years
University of Illinois Chicago

University of Illinois Chicago event examines Chicago’s next 50 years and how to face the most pressing problems in planning, economics, climate and neighborhoods.

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Released: 19-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Mackenzie Scott’s Yield Giving Announces $2 Million Grant to South Bronx’s Health People to Expand Peer-to-Peer Education to Tackle Most Wide-Spread – and Preventable – Chronic Diseases Afflicting Residents of Poor and Minority Communities
Health People

Today, we’re excited to share that we’ve been selected to receive a $2million gift as an awardee of the Yield Giving Open Call. Our project was selected from among 6,353 applications from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico after a process of multiple levels of review, feedback, and diligence involving peer applicants and an external Evaluation Panel recruited for experience relevant to this cause. Health People is very grateful and excited to use these funds to develop our Community Training Institute, enabling us to effectively train other community groups across the city to implement peer-based chronic disease self-care and preventive education.

   
Newswise: SLAS Announces $100,000 Graduate Education Fellowship Grant Awarded to Lan Mi of the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Released: 12-Mar-2024 2:00 PM EDT
SLAS Announces $100,000 Graduate Education Fellowship Grant Awarded to Lan Mi of the University of Massachusetts Amherst
SLAS

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is pleased to announce Lan Mi, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Released: 7-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EST
Experts: All Adrenal Tumors Should Be Evaluated
Cedars-Sinai

As an on-the-go mother of two equally on-the-go preschoolers, Yessenia Paez was accustomed to dealing with common parenting stress. But when 24/7 anxiety, heart palpitations, hand tremors and chronic headaches became the norm for the better part of a year, she knew something more was at play.

Newswise: Slu Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Named Society of Hospital of Medicine’s ‘Unsung Hero’
Released: 7-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST
Slu Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Named Society of Hospital of Medicine’s ‘Unsung Hero’
Saint Louis University

Farzana Hoque, M.D., associate professor of internal medicine and acting internship co-director at Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine, is the president of SHM’s St. Louis Chapter. The Unsung Hero award is given to a chapter leader who has positively influenced SHM behind the scenes with a positive attitude and a willingness to support other chapter members.

Released: 13-Dec-2023 1:05 PM EST
‘Tis the season to get vaccinated: How to stay healthy through the holidays
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

With virus cases rising and the holidays nigh, three expert from University of Michigan Health give their top 12 tips for avoiding or reducing the impact of COVID-19, flu, RSV, pneumonia and whooping cough in adults and kids.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST
Looking for unique stories about the winter holidays? Check out the Winter Holidays channel
Newswise

It's the moooost wonderful time...of the year! Are you looking for new story ideas that are focused on the winter holiday season? Perhaps you're working on a story on on managing stress and anxiety? Perhaps you're working on a story on seasonal affective disorder? Or perhaps your editor asked you to write a story on tracking Santa? Look no further. Check out the Winter Holidays channel.

       
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11-Oct-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Study: Struggling Students Who Repeat Third Grade See Improved Achievement
American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Third-grade retention can increase the reading and math scores of struggling students, with positive effects lasting into middle school, according to new research released today.

Released: 11-Oct-2023 9:05 AM EDT
Psychiatrist Available to Comment on Psychological Impact of Israel-Palestine Conflict
New York Institute of Technology, New York Tech

In the wake of recent attacks, Psychiatrist Liat Jarkon, D.O., director of the Center for Behavioral Health at New York Institute of Technology, urges parents to be wary of what children are seeing.

   
Newswise: WashU Expert: Trauma, Histories of Victimhood Will Influence Israeli Response
Released: 10-Oct-2023 3:05 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Trauma, Histories of Victimhood Will Influence Israeli Response
Washington University in St. Louis

New research by Carly Wayne, assistant professor of political science at Washington University in St. Louis, demonstrates how a victimhood narrative plays a role in shaping Israeli political attitudes and and foments negative intergroup attitudes, and offers insight into Israel's response to the attack by Hamas.

Newswise: Evidence from the remains of 1918 flu pandemic victims contradicts long-held belief that healthy young adults were particularly vulnerable
5-Oct-2023 12:20 PM EDT
Evidence from the remains of 1918 flu pandemic victims contradicts long-held belief that healthy young adults were particularly vulnerable
McMaster University

New analysis of the remains of victims of the 1918 influenza pandemic, which killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide, contradicts the widespread belief the flu disproportionately impacted healthy young adults.

   
Newswise: When Rentals Go Wrong: Study Explores Sharing Economy and Ways to Boost Good Customer Behavior
Released: 9-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT
When Rentals Go Wrong: Study Explores Sharing Economy and Ways to Boost Good Customer Behavior
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

The study is based on an extensive investigation of Rent the Runway and data from nearly 2,000 social media posts, 1,168 news media articles, Rent the Runway marketing materials, and interviews with bloggers and consumers.

   
Newswise: From undocumented immigrant to medical student
Released: 9-Oct-2023 10:05 AM EDT
From undocumented immigrant to medical student
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Mauricio Soto arrived in the United States when he was 6 years old. Because he learned English quickly, he became his family’s translator. Years later, due to an expired visa, Soto’s status as an undocumented immigrant, prevented him from becoming a doctor serving the Hispanic community in South Georgia until a generous benefactor opened the door.

Released: 5-Oct-2023 3:20 PM EDT
How to Protect Self-Esteem When a Career Goal Dies
Ohio State University

Many people fail at achieving their early career dreams. But a new study suggests that those failures don’t have to harm your self-esteem if you think about them in the right way.

Released: 5-Oct-2023 2:55 PM EDT
Clearinghouse Highlights Aging, Climate as Interlinked Risks
Cornell University

Record-breaking summer heat focused attention on climate change, but Cornell University experts say too little has been paid to its intersection with another critical trend: the world’s rapidly aging population.

   
Released: 5-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT
American University and Football for Peace Join Forces to Promote Sports Diplomacy, Launch Peace Center
American University

American University and Football for Peace Join Forces to Promote Sports Diplomacy, Launch Peace Center

   
Released: 5-Oct-2023 10:45 AM EDT
Taylor Swift Is Good for the NFL, Says Virginia Tech Sports Media Expert
Virginia Tech

Taylor Swift’s Swifties and professional football fanatics typically do not rub elbows. But in the past two weeks, they’ve been finding some common ground.   When the pop superstar attended a Sunday night prime time NFL match-up between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Jets, her appearance set in motion a frenzy of attention and situated the league in front of a new fan base.

Released: 5-Oct-2023 10:30 AM EDT
Rutgers Helps Document How Surge of Cheap, Flavored Cigars Targets Young Consumers
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A report from the university’s Institute for Nicotine and Tobacco Studies and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids shows how companies have flooded the market with products that appeal to young people.

   
Released: 16-Aug-2023 3:15 PM EDT
Directly Involved War Veterans Exhibit Nearly Twice the PTSD Symptoms Years After 2014 Israel-Gaza Conflict, Affecting Parents' Well-Being
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

New study conducted by Hebrew University researchers Shahaf Leshem, Eldad Keha, and Prof. Eyal Kalanthroff has uncovered insights into the enduring psychological effects of the 2014 Israel-Gaza military conflict.

Released: 16-Aug-2023 1:10 PM EDT
Racism, Poverty, and Illiteracy Increase the Risk of Contracting and Succumbing to AIDS in Brazil
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal

Social determinants of health —the social conditions in which people grow up, live and work— can influence the risk of contracting AIDS and the mortality associated with the disease.

   
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Patients Need Help Transitioning to Adulthood
Released: 16-Aug-2023 12:20 PM EDT
The Medical Minute: Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Patients Need Help Transitioning to Adulthood
Penn State Health

Parents can be so protective of a child with congenital heart disease they often forget what comes next. When should they start learning to take care of their own condition? Two Penn State Health experts share their views.

   
Released: 16-Aug-2023 11:25 AM EDT
Health Clinics in Rural NY Schools Improve Child Health Care
Cornell University

In a rural region of upstate New York, students attending schools with nonprofit-run health clinics received more medical care, relied less on urgent care, and missed less school, according to an analysis led by Cornell University researchers.

   
Released: 31-Jul-2023 11:20 AM EDT
Has Academia Become More Gender-Fair for Women? Findings From an Adversarial Analysis of Gender Bias 
Association for Psychological Science

Data from 2000 to 2020 indicate that women researchers are now equally likely as their male peers to be awarded grant funding, to have their journal articles accepted for publication, and to receive strong letters of recommendation. They are more likely than men to be hired for tenure-track positions. But the findings have caveats.

Newswise: Researchers Find Little Evidence of Cheating with Online, Unsupervised Exams
Released: 31-Jul-2023 10:55 AM EDT
Researchers Find Little Evidence of Cheating with Online, Unsupervised Exams
Iowa State University

A new study finds unsupervised, online exams can provide a valid and reliable assessment of student learning, but instructors should be aware of potential weak spots.

Released: 31-Jul-2023 10:40 AM EDT
Analysis of Court Transcripts Reveals Biased Jury Selection
Cornell University

Cornell researchers have shown that data science and artificial intelligence tools can successfully identify when prosecutors question potential jurors differently, in an effort to prevent women and Black people from serving on juries.

Newswise: Expert Outlines What’s at Stake as Hollywood Actors Ally with Writers’ Strike
Released: 17-Jul-2023 3:15 PM EDT
Expert Outlines What’s at Stake as Hollywood Actors Ally with Writers’ Strike
Virginia Tech

Hollywood actors and writers are standing side by side on the picket line for the first time in more than 60 years. Future blockbusters such as the next “Mission: Impossible” and “Deadpool” movies and the fifth season of “Stranger Things” have stopped production. “More than 11,000 writers were involved in the Writers Guild of America strike.

   
Released: 17-Jul-2023 2:35 PM EDT
‘Writ of Mandamus’ a Readily Available Tool to Address Election Disputes, Study Shows
University of Notre Dame

A new research paper from Notre Dame Law School Professor Derek T. Muller, points to a tool that is already available for courts to handle election subversion — the writ of mandamus.

Newswise: School’s Out for Summer: Expert Offers Advice for Parents to Avoid the ‘Summer Slide’ for Kids
Released: 21-Jun-2023 1:30 AM EDT
School’s Out for Summer: Expert Offers Advice for Parents to Avoid the ‘Summer Slide’ for Kids
Virginia Tech

While summer is a time for fun in the sun, we often hear of parents expressing their concern about the “summer slide.” It’s when the loss of learning opportunities during the break lead to regression in reading and math. Some studies suggest up to a month of learning is lost over the summer, but according to Tonya Price, a 4-H youth development extension specialist with Virginia Cooperative Extension, there are many things that can be done to keep children learning and engaged while out of the classroom.

Released: 31-May-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Debt ceiling blues. Find political experts on the debt negotiations and the presidential bids in the Politics channel
Newswise

President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy continue negotiations on raising the United States debt ceiling. More contenders enter the Republican presidential nominee run. Get your expert commentary on Politics here.

   
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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
Newswise

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

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

   
Released: 10-Oct-2022 3:05 PM EDT
New Survey: 91% of Parents Say Their Family Is Less Stressed When They Eat Together
American Heart Association (AHA)

The American Heart Association releases new survey highlighting mealtime impact on mental well-being and introduces Together Tuesdays™ to help people maximize health benefits of shared meals.

   


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