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Article ID: 711504

Few At-Risk Adults Getting the Diabetes Prevention Help They Need

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Using data from the 2016 National Health Interview Survey, Johns Hopkins researchers report that few American adults eligible for diabetes prevention programs are being referred to, or participating in, these programs.

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Article ID: 711840

Bayesian Networks: A Powerful and Flexible Tool for Analyzing Health Economics and Outcomes Research Data

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of a new report introducing Bayesian networks, a knowledge representation and machine-learning tool for risk estimation in medical science.

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Article ID: 711900

Dermcidin May Play Role in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Skin Disease Hidradenitis Suppurativa

George Washington University

A team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have identified the protein dermcidin as having a potential role in the pathogenesis of the chronic skin disease hidradenitis suppurativa.

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Article ID: 711895

Meaning Without Words: Gestures and Visual Animations Reveal Cognitive Origins of Linguistic Meaning

New York University

Gestures and visual animations can help reveal the cognitive origins of meaning, indicating that our minds can assign a linguistic structure to new informational content “on the fly”—even if it is not linguistic in nature.

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Article ID: 711898

Novel Vaccine for Colorectal Cancer Shows Positive Phase I Results

Thomas Jefferson University

The vaccine proves safe in a small sample of human subjects, opening the way for the next phase of testing

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Article ID: 711897

Astronomers find quasars are not nailed to the sky

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)

Until recently, quasars were thought to have essentially fixed positions in the sky. While near-Earth objects move along complex trajectories, quasars are so remote that they were believed to offer stable and reliable reference points for use in navigation and plate tectonics research. Now, an international team of astrophysicists featuring researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology has found that quasars are not entirely motionless and explained this behavior.

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Article ID: 711780

New research sheds light on genomic features that make plants good candidates for domestication

Iowa State University

New research details how the process of domestication affected the genomes of corn and soybeans. The study looked at sections of crop genomes and compared them to the genomes of ancestor species. The results shed new light on what makes a species a good candidate for domestication.

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23-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 711651

You Have a Perirectal Abscess - Will you need more surgery down the line?

Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Journal

In the January issue of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, Dr. Sahnan and colleagues from the Fistula Research Unit at St. Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute, Harrow, United Kingdom report results of a large study evaluating an 11-year experience at their unit including nearly 2000 patients with perirectal abscess. One out of every 6 perirectal abscess patients went on to develop an anal fistula, most about 7 months after the abscess had occurred.

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