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Article ID: 704041

NIH Scientists Combine Technologies to View the Retina in Unprecedented Detail

NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

By combining two imaging modalities—adaptive optics and angiography—investigators at the National Eye Institute (NEI) can see live neurons, epithelial cells, and blood vessels deep in the eye’s light-sensing retina. Resolving these tissues and cells in the outermost region of the retina in such unprecedented detail promises to transform the detection and treatment of diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness among the elderly.

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Oncology Nursing Foundation Refocuses Commitment to All Oncology Nurses

Oncology Nursing Foundation

Support for oncology nursing is critical to the advancement of the profession and the future of care for patients with cancer. The Oncology Nursing Foundation—formerly known as the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation—is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, charitable organization dedicated solely to supporting oncology nurses both nationally and internationally.

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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.

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Article ID: 704039

Research Examines Effectiveness of Music Therapy on Patients with Alzheimer’s, Related Dementias

University of Iowa

University of Iowa music therapist PhD student Alaine E. Reschke-Hernández planned and facilitated a study in four Iowa nursing homes to examine the effectiveness of a music therapy intervention with people with Alzheimer’s or related dementias.

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Mayo Clinic نتخب الدكتور كِنت ثيلين عضوًا منتدبًا لمقرها بفلوريدا

Mayo Clinic

اكسون فيل، فلوريدا — انتخب مجلس أمناء Mayo Clinic الدكتور كِنت ثيلين نائبًا لرئيس Mayo Clinic والعضو المنتدب لمقرها بفلوريدا. ويخلف الدكتور ثيلين الدكتور جانريكو فاروجة الذي سيتولى منصب رئيس Mayo Clinic والعضو المنتدب لها في أول يناير القادم. وفي الوقت الحالي، يواصل الدكتور فاروجة مزاولة أعمال منصبه باعتباره نائب رئيس Mayo Clinic والعضو المنتدب لمقرها الرئيسي بفلوريدا. وسيعمل الدكتور فاروجة والدكتور ثيلين معًا خلال تلك الفترة الانتقالية. كما رحب مجلس الأمناء بكلٍ من جي ألكس وجورج بيليسيك ليتقلدا منصب عضو عام. وصرح السيد صامويل دي بيازا رئيس مجلس أمناء Mayo Clinic قائلاً: "الدكتور ثيلين قائد غير عادي مشهود له بالكفاءة، يثري منصبه بما له من باع طويل وخبرات ثرية ويتفانى في الولاء لمهمة Mayo Clinic وقيمها وثقافتها، كما يمتلك رؤى جريئة واستراتيجية للسبل التي تعتمد عليها Mayo Clinic في استغلال الابتكار من أجل الارتقاء بمستوى الرعاية الطبية للمرضى وإحراز التقدم في ريادة Mayo لمجالات التعليم الطبي والبحث."

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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.

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Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus!

Canisius College

Frank Riga, PhD, emeritus professor of English at Canisius College and Santa expert, shares an excerpt from his research on the subject including the history of St. Nicholas, Santa Claus and the arrival of Anti-Claus, aka The Grinch.

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Migraines that Affect Vision May Increase Risk of Irregular Heartbeat

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People who experience migraine with visual aura may have an increased risk of an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in the November 14, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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