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Research offers promise for treating schizophrenia

University of Georgia

Research by a University of Georgia psychologist shows that targeting one particular symptom of schizophrenia has a positive effect on other symptoms.

Channels: All Journal News, Clinical Trials, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Mental Health, Pharmaceuticals, Psychology and Psychiatry,

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28-Jan-2020 12:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Augustana Provides Research Behind Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative

Augustana Provides Research Behind Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative

Augustana University, South Dakota

Along with the Helpline Center and the Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken kicked off the mentoring initiative dubbed Sioux 52 on Monday, Jan. 27. Augustana University provided the research behind it.

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28-Jan-2020 12:05 PM EST
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How Active Shooter Incidents Off Campus Lead to Guns on Campus

New York University

A new study finds that active shooter incidents off campus and politics are key factors that led state legislators to pass laws allowing concealed weapons on college and university campuses between 2004 and 2016.

Channels: All Journal News, Back to School, Education, Government/Law, Guns and Violence,

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28-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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Newswise: UIC receives archives of Chicago’s first hospice

UIC receives archives of Chicago’s first hospice

University of Illinois at Chicago

In addition to being the first hospice in Chicago, Horizon Hospice helped pass the Illinois Hospice Licensing Law in 1983. The University of Illinois at Chicago has receive its archives.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Media and Journalism, Public Health,

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28-Jan-2020 11:45 AM EST
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Newswise: University of North Dakota will offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

University of North Dakota will offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

University of North Dakota

The Ph.D. degree will launch this fall, and prospective students are already inquiring about the program, said Dr. Donald Warne, director of the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and Master of Public Health (MPH) programs at UND, who led the push for the new program. “There is a need for well-trained administrators with a deep understanding of Indigenous health issues,” Warne said. “There is nothing like that in the world.”

Channels: Education, Healthcare, In the Workplace, Public Health,

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28-Jan-2020 11:30 AM EST
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Newswise: Rethinking land conservation to protect species that will need to move with climate change

Rethinking land conservation to protect species that will need to move with climate change

University of Washington

A new study finds that many species of animals and plants likely will need to migrate under climate change, and that conservation efforts will also need to shift to be effective.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Nature, Plants, Wildlife, Birds, All Journal News,

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28-Jan-2020 11:25 AM EST
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Biomarkers of Brain Function May Lead to Clinical Tests for Hidden Hearing Loss

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

A pair of biomarkers of brain function — one that represents “listening effort,” and another that measures ability to process rapid changes in frequencies — may help to explain why a person with normal hearing may struggle to follow conversations in noisy environments, according to a new study led by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers. The researchers hoped the study could inform the design of next-generation clinical testing for hidden hearing loss, a condition that cannot currently be measured using standard hearing exams.

Channels: All Journal News, Hearing, Public Health, Speech & Language, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Grant Funded News,

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28-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST
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