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Newswise: What Drives Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes? Not Glucose, Says New Research

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What Drives Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes? Not Glucose, Says New Research

University of Kentucky

Research led by Barbara Nikolajczyk, Ph.D., disproved the conventional wisdom that glucose was the primary driver of chronic inflammation in type 2 diabetes. The data might change opinion of tight glycemic control as the optimal strategy for type 2 diabetes management.

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20-Aug-2019 2:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717743

CNS Publishes Guidelines for Pediatric Myelomeningocele

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) has developed an evidence-based guideline for the treatment of patients with myelomeningocele. Executive summaries of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for Pediatric Myelomeningocele were published today in Neurosurgery. Full text of the guidelines can also be found on cns.org.

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20-Aug-2019 2:30 PM EDT
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Study Supports Link Between Pollution and Neuropsychiatric Disorders

University of Chicago Medical Center

Based on analysis of large population data sets from both the United States and Denmark, a new study found poor air quality associated with increased rates of bipolar disorder and major depression in both countries.

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15-Aug-2019 12:15 PM EDT
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Newswise: New, Healthier ‘Butter’ Spread Almost Entirely Water

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New, Healthier ‘Butter’ Spread Almost Entirely Water

Cornell University

Cornell University food scientists have created a new low-calorie ‘butter’ spread that consists mostly of water. A tablespoon of this low-calorie spread has 2.8 grams of fat and 25.2 calories. Butter, on the other hand, which is 84% fat and about 16% water, has about 11 grams of fat and nearly 100 calories.

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20-Aug-2019 1:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: New Tools to Minimize Risks in Shared, Augmented-Reality Environments

Article ID: 717740

New Tools to Minimize Risks in Shared, Augmented-Reality Environments

University of Washington

UW security researchers have created ShareAR, a toolkit that lets developers build collaborative and interactive features into AR apps without sacrificing their users’ privacy and security.

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20-Aug-2019 1:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717738

UGA Researchers Provide First Evidence of Cellular Clocks in Single Cells

University of Georgia

Researchers provide evidence for the first time that individual cells have clocks.

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20-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Using Virtual Assistants to Tackle Emergencies in Space

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Using Virtual Assistants to Tackle Emergencies in Space

Texas A&M University

A team of researchers at Texas A&M University is studying the use of virtual assistants to provide support during emergencies in space.

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20-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Study Finds Growth in Paracentesis and Thoracentesis Procedures

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses temporal and patient-level differences in paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures performed on Medicare beneficiaries by radiologists and non-radiologists with respect to overall procedure volume, day of week, and patient complexity. The study is published online in Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

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20-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Hold Monday Mile Kickoff, Health and Wellness Fair

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Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Hold Monday Mile Kickoff, Health and Wellness Fair

Monday Campaigns

New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), the Department of Parks & Recreation and Move It Monday, a non-profit initiative of The Monday Campaigns, held a Monday Mile kickoff event this week in Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem to promote inclusive wellness and recreation. A Monday Mile is a commitment to walk, roll, or jog one mile every Monday either individually or with a group.

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20-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT
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