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Newswise: Helping the world understand, detect and treat a devasting genetic disorder

Helping the world understand, detect and treat a devasting genetic disorder

UC Davis MIND Institute

Fragile X syndrome is a debilitating genetic neurodevelopmental disorder that affects people worldwide, but many doctors don’t know anything about it, let alone have the resources to properly diagnose or treat it.

Channels: All Journal News, Autism, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, Neuro, Genetics, Europe News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 1:55 PM EST
Newswise: Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences

Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health announced today the publication of a series of articles investigating the use of health technology assessment (HTA) in healthcare decision making across the globe. The series, “HTA Around the World—Influences of Culture, Values, and Institutions,” appears in the January 2020 issue of Value in Health.

Channels: Healthcare, Race and Ethnicity, Technology, Europe News, India News, Japan News, All Journal News,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST
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Police platform patrols create 'phantom effect' that cuts crime in London Underground

University of Cambridge

A massive experiment that deployed regular police patrols on platforms in the London Underground has shown that four 15-minute patrols a day in some of the capital's most crime-ridden stations reduced reported crime and disorder by 21%.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law, Guns and Violence, Europe News, All Journal News,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 11:20 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    15-Dec-2019 6:00 PM EST

Land of Fires: Evaluation of heavy metal blood-levels in populations exposed to toxic waste in southern Italy

Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

Toxic environmental agents, to which anyone is involuntarily exposed, represent non-negligible risk for human health and, therefore, environmental contamination has become a theme of primary importance worldwide.

Channels: All Journal News, Blood, Cancer, Environmental Health, Pollution, Public Health, Europe News, Wildfires,

Released:
5-Dec-2019 10:55 AM EST
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Newswise: Expert: Citizen diplomats necessary to address rise of nationalism in Europe

Expert: Citizen diplomats necessary to address rise of nationalism in Europe

DePaul University

DePaul University associate professor David Wellman, an expert in the relationship between diplomacy, interreligious engagement and ecological ethics in building bridges across boundaries of difference, believes that transprofessional diplomacy — involving a coordinated effort on the part of track one, track two and track three diplomats — could play an important role in addressing complex challenges such as the rise of nationalism in Europe.

Channels: Government/Law, Immigration, U.S. Politics, Europe News,

Released:
15-Nov-2019 2:25 AM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: U.S. and UK Celebrate 15 Years of Partnership

U.S. and UK Celebrate 15 Years of Partnership

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T marked the 15-year anniversary of cooperation with the United Kingdom for collaborative research and development efforts aimed at both nations’ mutual homeland security challenges.

Channels: All Journal News, Government/Law, U.S. National Security, U.S. Politics, Europe News,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 1:55 PM EST
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