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Article ID: 704081

CDC Designates HIV Prevention in Young Transgender Women Effective

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Project LifeSkills, a behavioral intervention to prevent HIV in young transgender women, was designated by the HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS) project at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as showing the best evidence of efficacy.

15-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704077

Kids with cancer will celebrate an early Thanksgiving together

University of Illinois at Chicago

The Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal and celebration for pediatric cancer and sickle cell patients and their families Nov. 17.

15-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
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    15-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703796

Twitter use influenced by social schedules, not changing seasons and daylight

University of Chicago Medical Center

An analysis of Twitter data from the U.S. shows that social media usage largely mirrors daily work schedules and school calendars. The data reflect the amount of “social jet lag” caused when social demands make people wake up much earlier than their biological rhythms would prefer.

12-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703834

American Association of Endodontists Announces Award Winners

American Association of Endodontists (AAE)

AAE announces the 2019 recipients of its most prestigious awards, to be presented at the Association’s annual meeting in Montréal this April.

15-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704053

Non-coding genetic variant could improve key vascular functions

University of Chicago Medical Center

In the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of physicians, geneticists and biologists describes a previously unknown genetic factor— a common non-coding sequence of DNA—that can either raise or reduce the risk of coronary artery disease or ischemic stroke.

14-Nov-2018 6:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704036

Parents, Kids Actually Agree About Confidential Medical Care

University of Illinois at Chicago

Parents and their adolescent children actually agree with each other about preventive care and confidential medical services, except for around abortion. Doctors, however, have a different opinion.

14-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704035

The High-Tech Evolution of Scientific Computing

Argonne National Laboratory

To leverage emerging computing capabilities and prepare for future exascale systems, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, a DOE Office of Science User Facility, is expanding its scope beyond traditional simulation-based research to include data science and machine learning approaches.

14-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704017

A checklist for employee training

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers have created a checklist organizations can use when developing, implementing and evaluating training programs for their employees. The checklist provides actionable guidance for practitioners at all stages of training program implementation.

14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703988

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Obesity Society Announce Collaboration on Treatment of Obesity and Weight Management

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Obesity Society have announced a three-year collaboration to develop educational, scientific and clinical materials, programs and other activities related to evidence-based treatment of obesity and weight management.

14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
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