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    21-Mar-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709710

Analyzing a Facebook-Fueled Anti-Vaccination Attack: ‘It’s Not All About Autism’

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Social media has given those espousing anti-vaccination sentiments an effective medium to spread their message. An analysis of a viral Facebook campaign against a pediatric practice reveals that anti-vaccination arguments center around four distinct themes that can appeal to diverse audiences.

18-Mar-2019 8:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 708509

Mock hospital allows UAH's nursing students to practice rescuing “patients” under pressure

University of Alabama Huntsville

The Leadership and Management in Nursing course, offered by UAH’s College of Nursing, includes a "mock hospital" experience that allows faculty members to assess the students’ clinical skills and critical thinking abilities prior to launching them into their preceptorship.

21-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708506

Roswell Park Presentations at TCT 2019 Focus on Tools for Predicting Patient Outcomes

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Several Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center experts were invited to highlight research and best practices during the TCT/Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Meetings now underway in Houston, Texas.

21-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708484

Leadership in Biomedical Engineering

University of Delaware

Dawn Elliott, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware, is being recognized as the inaugural recipient of the Orthopaedic Research Society’s Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award.

21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708490

Ron Vale Named Next Executive Director of Janelia Research Campus and HHMI Vice President

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Vale, an HHMI investigator at the University of California, San Francisco, will serve as the second executive director of the Ashburn, Virginia-based biomedical research center.

21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708496

Building a better part for your heart

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Bioengineers are designing aortic heart valve replacements made of polymers rather than animal tissues. The goal is to optimize valve performance and enable increased use of a minimally-invasive method for valve replacement over the current practice of open heart surgery.

21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708482

New research identifies best exercise times for adjusting body's internal clock

Arizona State University (ASU)

New research offers hope for people looking to adjust more easily to unique bedtimes associated with jet lag, shift work or military deployments.

21-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708419

Four myths about colorectal cancer debunked

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women – but it needn’t be. Oncologist Zev Wainberg, MD, debunks four common myths about the disease.

20-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708401

Potential link between vitamin D deficiency and loss of brain plasticity

University of Queensland

University of Queensland research may explain why vitamin D is vital for brain health, and how deficiency leads to disorders including depression and schizophrenia.

20-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST

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