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Newswise: Ice-age remains near Sea of Galilee show ancient residents thrived as ice melted
Released: 27-Jan-2022 5:30 PM EST
Ice-age remains near Sea of Galilee show ancient residents thrived as ice melted
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

A new article published today in PLOS ONE by a Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU)’s Institute of Archaeology team and colleagues focused on the remains of a previously submerged fisher-hunter-gatherer camp on the shores of the Sea of Galilee from around 23,000 years ago.

Newswise: Mix-and-match trial finds additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine safe, immunogenic
Released: 27-Jan-2022 5:25 PM EST
Mix-and-match trial finds additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine safe, immunogenic
NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

In adults who had previously received a full regimen of any of three COVID-19 vaccines granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) or approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an additional booster dose of any of these vaccines was safe and prompted an immune response, according to preliminary clinical trial results reported in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 5:15 PM EST
Island nations devastated by COVID-19 travel restrictions
University of Delaware

Kalim Shah can provide insights on pandemic related trends in US travel to major island vacation destination actions and how travel regulations both in the US and destination islands have impacted island economies. Also, island strategies for recovery of economic losses and how the pandemic has changed how US islands have been innovative in reclaiming some market and altered strategies to rebuild tourism sectors. Also can speak on the impact to the hotel business sector due to shit downs including US hotel chains in islands.Also how pandemic is changing corporate environmental health related practices in the islands hotel sector.

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Released: 27-Jan-2022 5:05 PM EST
关于胰腺癌需要知道的5件事
Mayo Clinic

“它不是一种特别常见的癌症”,妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic)的外科肿瘤医生Mark Truty医学博士说。“对于没有任何诱发风险的任何特定患者,终生胰腺癌的发病风险仅为1%至3%。”

Newswise: Earliest known report of ball lightning phenomenon in England discovered
Released: 27-Jan-2022 5:05 PM EST
Earliest known report of ball lightning phenomenon in England discovered
Durham University

Researchers have discovered what appears to be the earliest known account of a rare weather phenomenon called ball lightning in England.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 5:05 PM EST
When COVID-19 disrupts multi-child families, one sibling is affected more
University of Waterloo

COVID-19 disruptions in homes with two or more children affect one sibling more than the other, according to a new study.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 5:00 PM EST
Rural air pollution may be as hazardous as urban, study finds
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

New research shows that chemical reactivity, seasonality and distribution of airborne particulate matter are critical metrics when considering air pollution’s impact on human health.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:55 PM EST
5 أمور يجب معرفتها بشأن سرطان البنكرياس
Mayo Clinic

يقول مارك تروتي، دكتور الطب، اختصاصي الأورام الأورام الجراحية في مايو كلينك: "إنه ليس سرطانًا شائعًا للغاية". "فالخطر العُمْري للإصابة بسرطان البنكرياس لأي مريض دون أي خطر مُؤَهِبٍ يبلغ فقط 1 إلى 3%".

Newswise: Argonne is first to offer an ultrafast electron microscope at a national user facility
Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:50 PM EST
Argonne is first to offer an ultrafast electron microscope at a national user facility
Argonne National Laboratory

A newly constructed advanced microscope at Argonne uses a combination of high spatial and high time resolution to help users gain exciting new insights to nanoscale events.

Newswise: Zika vaccine shows promising results in preclinical studies
Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:50 PM EST
Zika vaccine shows promising results in preclinical studies
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

A Zika virus vaccine candidate is effective at preventing the Zika virus passing from mother to fetus in preclinical animal studies, according to a new study in the journal npj Vaccines. The research is a collaboration between Trudeau Institute, Texas Biomedical Research Institute’s Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC), and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), where the vaccine was developed.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:40 PM EST
5 coisas que você precisa saber sobre o câncer de pâncreas
Mayo Clinic

“Não é um câncer particularmente comum”, afirma Mark Truty, M.D., cirurgião-oncologista na Mayo Clinic. “O risco de câncer de pâncreas por toda a vida para qualquer paciente sem qualquer predisposição de risco é de apenas 1 a 3 por cento.”

Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:30 PM EST
Meat, MS and the microbiome
University of Connecticut

Eating more meat, having less of certain bacteria in the gut, and more of certain immune cells in the blood, all link with multiple sclerosis, reports a team of researchers led by UConn Health and Washington University School of Medicine.

Newswise: Decreasing development on forest and agricultural land partly driven by gas prices, study finds
Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:25 PM EST
Decreasing development on forest and agricultural land partly driven by gas prices, study finds
Oregon State University

A new study found a steep decline in the development of forest and agricultural land from 2000 to 2015 compared to the previous two decades, which resulted in a broad shift towards denser development patterns throughout the U.S. A primary culprit was rising gas prices.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:20 PM EST
Hitting net-zero without stopping flying
Copenhagen Business School

One of the largest producers of carbon emissions is air travel, yet many view flying as a necessary enabler of tourism and international business.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:10 PM EST
Pulse oximeter measurements of blood oxygen levels are unreliable in assessing severity of Covid-19 pneumonia across different ethnic groups
University of Nottingham

The severity of Covid-19 pneumonia can be difficult to assess in people from different ethnic groups, due to inaccurate readings from a device that measures the level of oxygen in the blood of patients.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 4:05 PM EST
SARS-CoV-2 can remain active for longer than recommended quarantine period, study shows
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo

In a 38-year-old man who manifested mild symptoms of COVID-19 for 20 days, the novel coronavirus continued to be detected in his organism and to undergo mutations for 232 days.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 3:45 PM EST
Rensselaer Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Grant To Study Freight Transportation
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

The Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will engage in research to advance understanding of the freight transportation industry in conjunction with the Super Truck 3 program at the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Released: 27-Jan-2022 3:40 PM EST
Biden nominee could shake up court’s liberal wing
Washington University in St. Louis

If President Joe Biden follows through on his promise to nominate a Black woman to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, longer-term change to the court is possible, based on voting patterns of Black female judges versus white male judges, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis.

Newswise:Video Embedded trump-s-tweets-telling-truth-from-fiction-from-the-words-he-used
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Released: 27-Jan-2022 3:35 PM EST
Trump’s Tweets: Telling Truth From Fiction From the Words He Used
Association for Psychological Science

Sometimes the words we choose say more than we intend. New research on a fact-checked collection of tweets from former president Donald Trump uncovered telltale word choices when he was being deliberately misleading.

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Newswise: Measuring the poor health outcomes of ‘John Henryism’ for older Black Americans
Released: 27-Jan-2022 3:00 PM EST
Measuring the poor health outcomes of ‘John Henryism’ for older Black Americans
Case Western Reserve University

The tall tale of the “steel-driving man” inspired songs, books and films—and, now, new research from Case Western Reserve University about the health effects of John Henryism.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 2:55 PM EST
The Effects of Pediatric Critical Illness on Absenteeism
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Children who survive critical illness and their parents commonly experience physical, emotional, and cognitive conditions as a result of the critical illness. These effects can also include prolonged absences from school and/or work. What has not been fully understood is the rate and duration of school absences among these children and work absences among their caregivers.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 2:55 PM EST
Beyond Big Pharma
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The prescription opioid crisis is often discussed as a result of Big Pharma's greed, but a complete understanding of opioid overprescription requires attention to other factors, such as the conditions that encouraged the selection of opioids by multiple fields as the go-to tool for pain management—conditions that could have future implications for the prioritizing of certain technologies to solve social problems.

Newswise: Digitized Number 2: Stool Samples Reveal Microbial Enzyme Driving Bowel Disease
Released: 27-Jan-2022 2:45 PM EST
Digitized Number 2: Stool Samples Reveal Microbial Enzyme Driving Bowel Disease
University of California San Diego Health

Researchers at UC San Diego used a multi-omics approach to investigate stool samples from patients with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. The team has identified the family of microbiome-derived enzymes driving the disease, and demonstrated a potential therapeutic solution.

Newswise: Look Who’s Talking Now: The Fishes!
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Released: 27-Jan-2022 2:45 PM EST
Look Who’s Talking Now: The Fishes!
Cornell University

A new study from Cornell University finds that fish are far more likely to communicate with sound than generally thought.

Newswise: ‘She Was No Longer My Sister’ – University of Kentucky Neurologists Help Patient Suffering from COVID-Induced Psychosis
Released: 27-Jan-2022 2:35 PM EST
‘She Was No Longer My Sister’ – University of Kentucky Neurologists Help Patient Suffering from COVID-Induced Psychosis
University of Kentucky

Aleina and Kelly Milligan are more than sisters - they are truly best friends. For Kelly, her older sister has been a lifeline during the past two years. As Kelly settled in with her sister in Columbia, Kentucky, Aleina became concerned when she noticed a change in Kelly’s seizure patterns. The sisters then made the trip to Lexington for an appointment with UK HealthCare’s Sally Mathias, M.D., assistant professor of Neurology, who specializes in epilepsy.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 2:30 PM EST
Tackling PPE waste: Engineers propose sustainable recycling method
Cornell University

Under the intensity of a prolonged pandemic, the world finds an ever-growing and seemingly never-ending waste stream of used surgical masks, plastic face shields, and medical gloves and gowns. Cornell University engineers now offer a solution to sustainably reroute the discarded material.

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Released: 27-Jan-2022 2:05 PM EST
Meditation and Glaucoma
Glaucoma Research Foundation

Can mindfulness meditation help patients with glaucoma? A recent study suggests that there may be benefits to eye pressure and optic nerve health by doing meditation on a regular basis.

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Released: 27-Jan-2022 1:25 PM EST
FAMU-FSU researcher combines climate change and land use data to predict watershed impact
Florida State University

Researchers published the first study in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to evaluate the combined effects of changes to climate and land use on runoff and pollutants in a rapidly developing watershed that is a tributary to the bay.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 1:25 PM EST
ACS releases new book exploring the history of Black surgeons and surgery in America
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

CHICAGO (January 27, 2022): The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has released a new publication, Black Surgeons and Surgery in America, that traces the history of Black surgeons and surgery in the U.S. from the Antebellum period to modern times.

Newswise: COVID-19 Boosters: When, Which, How
Released: 27-Jan-2022 1:10 PM EST
COVID-19 Boosters: When, Which, How
Harvard Medical School

Questions remain on which vaccine type to get, whether to mix and match types, and how soon after a breakthrough infection to get boosted. To untangle some of these uncertainties, Harvard Medicine News spoke with Jonathan Li, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 12:50 PM EST
Case Western Reserve dental school researcher awarded $3.7M in NIH grants to study link between people living with HIV and higher rates of cancer and other diseases
Case Western Reserve University

A Case Western Reserve dental school researcher was awarded $3.7M in NIH grants to study the link between people living with HIV and higher rates of cancer and other diseases.

Newswise: Increased psychedelic use during pandemic prompts new research
Released: 27-Jan-2022 12:45 PM EST
Increased psychedelic use during pandemic prompts new research
University of Miami

Denise Vidot, a University of Miami epidemiologist who has studied the impact of cannabis on well-being for a decade, has broadened her laboratory’s research to include psilocybin, aiming to explain a surge in use of both substances during the pandemic.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 12:25 PM EST
New study helps understand role of gut microbiome in gestational diabetes 
University of Illinois Chicago

Researchers at University of Illinois Chicago have identified changes in the gut microbiome that can lead to gestational diabetes.

Newswise: Stackable artificial leaf uses less power than lightbulb to capture 100 times more carbon than other systems
Released: 27-Jan-2022 12:25 PM EST
Stackable artificial leaf uses less power than lightbulb to capture 100 times more carbon than other systems
University of Illinois Chicago

Engineers built a cost-effective artificial leaf that can capture carbon dioxide at rates 100 times better than current systems. Unlike other carbon capture systems, which work in labs with pure carbon dioxide from pressurized tanks, this artificial leaf captures carbon dioxide from the air or flue gas and is modular.

Newswise: Pancreatic cancer cells feed off hyaluronic acid
Released: 27-Jan-2022 12:05 PM EST
Pancreatic cancer cells feed off hyaluronic acid
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Hyaluronic acid, or HA, is a known presence in pancreatic tumors, but a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center shows that hyaluronic acid also acts as food to the cancer cells. These findings, recently published in eLife, provide insight into how pancreatic cancer cells grow and indicate new possibilities to treat them.

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CHOP Researchers Develop New Method for Measuring Movement Behavior in Children with Autism
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Researchers have developed a new method of measuring motor imitation, adding to a growing set of computational behavior analysis tools that can detect and characterize motor differences in children with autism.

Newswise: Unsung Heroes of Immunity
Released: 27-Jan-2022 11:25 AM EST
Unsung Heroes of Immunity
Harvard Medical School

Research shows T cells offer protection even against new SARS-CoV-2 variants T cells shield against serious illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19 T cell-based vaccines may further boost protection from these critical immune players as the virus continues to shapeshift


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