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De acordo com novo o estudo da Mayo, as variantes genéticas influenciam a resposta ao tratamento da enxaqueca
Mayo Clinic

Enxaquecas atormentam milhões de pessoas em todo o mundo.No entanto, encontrar um medicamento preventivo eficaz, um medicamento mais comumente prescrito para pessoas com diagnóstico de enxaqueca, continua sendo um processo longo e complexo.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 6:05 PM EDT
دراسة جديدة في مايو تُظهر أن التغييرات الجينية تؤثر على الاستجابة لعلاج الشقيقة
Mayo Clinic

الشقيقة (الصداع النصفي) يصيب الملايين من الناس حول العالم. ومع ذلك، فإن تحديد دواء وقائي فعال- أي الأدوية المتاحة فقط بوصفة طبية والأكثر شيوعًا للمصابين بالشقيقة- يظل عملية طويلة ومعقدة. غالبًا ما يتنقل المرضى بين الأدوية لأسابيع أو شهور حتى تتحقق استجابة علاجية.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 6:05 PM EDT
根据妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic)的新研究,基因变异会影响偏头痛治疗反应
Mayo Clinic

偏头痛困扰着全世界数百万人。然而,确定一种有效的预防药物 ― 偏头痛患者最常用的处方药 ― 仍然是一个漫长而复杂的过程。患者通常连续用药数周或数月,才能出现治疗反应。

Released: 2-Aug-2021 6:00 PM EDT
Variantes genéticas influyen sobre la reacción al tratamiento contra la migraña, dice nuevo estudio de Mayo
Mayo Clinic

Las migrañas acosan a millones de personas en todo el mundo. Sin embargo, aún es un proceso largo y complejo el identificar con precisión un medicamento profiláctico (o fármaco más frecuentemente recetado a personas diagnosticadas con migrañas) que surta efecto.

Newswise: Waste to Energy: Biofuel from Kelp Harvesting and Fish
Released: 2-Aug-2021 5:55 PM EDT
Waste to Energy: Biofuel from Kelp Harvesting and Fish
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Using existing fish processing plants, kelp and fish waste can be converted to a diesel-like fuel to power generators or fishing boats in remote, coastal Alaska.

Newswise: New DNA Study Provides Critical Information on Conserving Rainforest Lizards
Released: 2-Aug-2021 5:50 PM EDT
New DNA Study Provides Critical Information on Conserving Rainforest Lizards
University of Washington

A study published June 16 in Biotropica by a team of researchers at the University of Washington, the UW Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, WWF Hong Kong and the University of Colombo has provided an important road map to conserving rough-nosed horned lizards in Sri Lanka.

Newswise: University of Utah Purchases Historic Property in Washington, D.C.
Released: 2-Aug-2021 5:40 PM EDT
University of Utah Purchases Historic Property in Washington, D.C.
University of Utah

The University of Utah has purchased the buildings at 1527 and 1529 18th St. NW from the Mathematical Association of America — the property’s owner since 1978. Early next year, the U will begin using the new “Orrin G. Hatch Center” as a living and gathering place for students from the Hinckley Institute of Politics, which runs one of the nation’s most enduring and prestigious Washington, D.C., internship programs. The Hatch Center will allow the Hinckley Institute’s national internship program to house up to 50 interns per semester and provide access for university leadership and staff.

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Released: 2-Aug-2021 5:30 PM EDT
Drug-Resistant Germ Packs Punch to US Travelers
Washington State University

One type of the salmonella bacteria is much more likely to cause disease and fend off frontline antibiotics when acquired in Europe, Asia, and parts of Africa rather than domestically in the United States.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 5:25 PM EDT
Russian Arctic Losing Billions of Tons of Ice as Climate Warms
University of Edinburgh

Glaciers and ice caps in two archipelagos in the Russian Arctic are losing enough meltwater to fill nearly five million Olympic-size swimming pools each year, research shows.

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Released: 2-Aug-2021 5:25 PM EDT
Study Shows Common Insecticide Is Harmful in Any Amount
University of California, Riverside

A new UC Riverside study shows that a type of insecticide made for commercial plant nurseries is harmful to a typical bee even when applied well below the label rate.

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Released: 2-Aug-2021 5:15 PM EDT
Divided Attention Could Ease Wireless Congestion
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)

The prediction of future wireless traffic volumes using artificial intelligence (AI) would allow communication systems to automatically adjust network resources to maximize reliability.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 5:10 PM EDT
The Impact of Value-Based Mental Health Care on Racial and Ethnic Disparities
Tufts University

A new study, published in print this month in the journal Health Services Research found that the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) reduced disparities in outpatient mental health services among Native American beneficiaries.

Newswise: Researchers from Hackensack Meridian University Medical Center and Colleagues Develop New Model to Help Clinicians Predict Risk of Death in Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19
Released: 2-Aug-2021 4:25 PM EDT
Researchers from Hackensack Meridian University Medical Center and Colleagues Develop New Model to Help Clinicians Predict Risk of Death in Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19
Hackensack Meridian Health

New COVID-19 40-day mortality risk model, published in The Public Library of Science ONE, has potential for use in patient treatment planning, comparisons of therapeutic strategies, and public-health preparations.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 4:05 PM EDT
Town Hall on Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccination in Immunosuppressed Patients Hosted by the American College of Rheumatology
American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

How effective COVID-19 vaccines have been in immunosuppressed and rheumatic disease patients remains an incompletely answered question. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has organized an expert panel to share what we are learning from real-world data and answer questions.

Newswise: Story Tips: Sensing Oil Leaks, 3D Prints in Space, More Fuel From Ethanol, Arctic Modeling Boost, Making Isotopes Faster and Nano-Enabled Microscopy
Released: 2-Aug-2021 4:05 PM EDT
Story Tips: Sensing Oil Leaks, 3D Prints in Space, More Fuel From Ethanol, Arctic Modeling Boost, Making Isotopes Faster and Nano-Enabled Microscopy
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Story tips: Sensing oil leaks, 3D prints in space, more fuel from ethanol, Arctic modeling boost, making isotopes faster and nano-enabled microscopy

Released: 2-Aug-2021 3:15 PM EDT
Egypt Could Face Extreme Water Scarcity Within the Decade Due to Population and Economic Growth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Egypt will import more water (virtual water) than the water supplied by the Nile, if the population and the economy continue to grow as projected – according to a new study from the MIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Newswise: Newly Approved Lupus Drug Based on Discoveries Made in HSS Lab
Released: 2-Aug-2021 3:00 PM EDT
Newly Approved Lupus Drug Based on Discoveries Made in HSS Lab
Hospital for Special Surgery

The US Food and Drug Administration approved the drug anifrolumab (Saphnelo) on August 2, 2021 for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who are receiving standard therapy. Much of the groundwork for the development of this drug was done in laboratories at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in the early 2000s.

Newswise: LLNL Optimizes Flow-Through Electrodes for Electrochemical Reactors with 3d Printing
30-Jul-2021 3:50 PM EDT
LLNL Optimizes Flow-Through Electrodes for Electrochemical Reactors with 3d Printing
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

To take advantage of the growing abundance and cheaper costs of renewable energy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and engineers are 3D printing flow-through electrodes (FTEs), core components of electrochemical reactors used for converting CO2 and other molecules to useful products.

30-Jul-2021 10:25 AM EDT
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Researchers Identify Approach for Potential Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae Vaccine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Scientists at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have identified two proteins that could be used for a potential vaccine against nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi). Working in a mouse model, the investigators found that administering two bacterial adhesive proteins that play a key role in helping the bacteria to latch on to respiratory cells and initiate respiratory tract infection stimulated protective immunity against diverse NTHi strains, highlighting the vaccine potential.

Newswise: JNCCN Study Highlights Gaps in Patient Supportive Services at U.S. Cancer Centers
Released: 2-Aug-2021 2:35 PM EDT
JNCCN Study Highlights Gaps in Patient Supportive Services at U.S. Cancer Centers
National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

New research in the July 2021 issue of JNCCN indicates a need to increase substance use and mental health support capabilities at cancer centers across the United States. Researchers found 85.4% of centers offered mental health services but only 45.5% had chemical dependency services.

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Released: 2-Aug-2021 2:35 PM EDT Earth Institute at Columbia University

In the popular imagination, New York City is a mass of soaring steel-frame skyscrapers. But many of the city’s 1 million buildings are not that modern.

Newswise: PPPL Physicist Erik Gilson Joins Secretary of Energy in Panel Discussion on DOE Internships
Released: 2-Aug-2021 2:15 PM EDT
PPPL Physicist Erik Gilson Joins Secretary of Energy in Panel Discussion on DOE Internships
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

PPPL physicist Erik Gilson, a long-time Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship mentor, joins U.S. Secretary of Energy Jannifer Grandholm and other mentors and former interns on a panel discussion about the U.S. Department of Energy's internship programs

Released: 2-Aug-2021 2:00 PM EDT
CDC withdrawing its request for emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 PCR diagnostic test does not mean the test failed
Newswise

Social media is now rife with claims about why the CDC is withdrawing its request for emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 PCR diagnostic test after December 2021.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 1:55 PM EDT
Department of Energy to Provide $100 Million for High Energy Physics Research
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science announced a plan to provide $100 million over the next four years for university-based research on a range of high energy physics topics through a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA).

Released: 2-Aug-2021 1:50 PM EDT
Exercise Improves Health Through Changes on DNA
University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

While it is widely known that regular physical exercise decreases the risk of virtually all chronic illnesses, the mechanisms at play are not fully known.

Newswise: Existing Drug Is Shown to Inhibit Virus That Causes COVID-19
Released: 2-Aug-2021 1:30 PM EDT
Existing Drug Is Shown to Inhibit Virus That Causes COVID-19
Argonne National Laboratory

Scientists using the Advanced Photon Source have discovered that a drug used to fight tumors in animals might be effective against many types of coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2.

Newswise: Shih-Ting (Christine) Wang: Designing Materials for Biomedicine
Released: 2-Aug-2021 1:30 PM EDT
Shih-Ting (Christine) Wang: Designing Materials for Biomedicine
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Using DNA-based assembly, the Center for Functional Nanomaterials postdoc has assembled functional proteins into ordered lattices and coated nanostructures for drug delivery.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 1:25 PM EDT
MEDIA ADVISORY: AIP Publishing Hosts Expert Sessions on Energy Storage and Conversion at Virtual Conference
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Twelve distinguished speakers will be covering critical topics impacting energy storage and conversion at the upcoming AIP Publishing Horizons Virtual Conference on Aug. 4-6. The three-day event is organized by the journal Applied Physics Reviews and brings together leaders in the field of energy science to present their latest research in six sessions

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Released: 2-Aug-2021 1:15 PM EDT
A New Study Reveals: Overfishing and Other Human Pressures Are Severely Harming Many Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Around the World
Tel Aviv University

A new study by Tel Aviv University reveals significant ecological damage to many MPAs around the world.

Newswise: Los Alamos National Laboratory welcomes NGD Systems to the Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium
Released: 2-Aug-2021 1:00 PM EDT
Los Alamos National Laboratory welcomes NGD Systems to the Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium
Los Alamos National Laboratory

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Aug. 2, 2021- As the HPC community enters an era in which computation can be offloaded to storage devices, it is important to explore the mechanisms for using and programming these processing offloads.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 12:35 PM EDT
Less Trade-Offs, More Synergies: New Pathway to Mitigate Climate Change and Boost Progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

A world that combats climate change while simultaneously improving on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is possible, a new study finds.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 12:25 PM EDT
Loyola Medicine to Offer Free Cancer Screenings to Uninsured Women during See, Test and Treat® Event
Loyola Medicine

On Saturday, August 14, 2021, qualified women who make an appointment can receive free cervical and breast cancer screenings as part of Loyola Medicine's 6th annual See, Test and Treat® event. See, Test and Treat® will be held at the Loyola Outpatient Center, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, Illinois. Interested women are invited to call 708-216-7284 to verify eligibility and make an appointment.

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Released: 2-Aug-2021 12:20 PM EDT
UCI Receives Record $592 Million in Research Funding for Fiscal 2020-21
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 2, 2021 — From cutting-edge research for advancing precision medicine to an innovative new effort for improving public water infrastructure to increase conservation, University of California, Irvine scholars, scientists and physicians are blazing new paths to help change the world. And their impact keeps growing.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 11:40 AM EDT
American Society of Anesthesiologists Welcomes Masimo as Industry Supporter
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists today announced Masimo, a maker of innovative, noninvasive patient monitoring technologies, as an ASA Industry Supporter for the ninth year, supporting the work of the Society and physician anesthesiologists to improve patient safety and reduce reliance on opioids during or following surgical procedures.

Newswise: Chief Nursing Executive Honored with Chair in Nursing
Released: 2-Aug-2021 11:35 AM EDT
Chief Nursing Executive Honored with Chair in Nursing
Cedars-Sinai

David Marshall, JD, DNP, RN—senior vice president, chief nursing executive and chair of the Department of Nursing at Cedars-Sinai—was named the James R. Klinenberg, MD, and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing in honor of Linda Burnes Bolton.

Released: 2-Aug-2021 11:25 AM EDT
Award-Winning Journalist and CDC Principal Investigator to Serve as ACR Convergence 2021 Keynote Speaker
American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Convergence 2021, the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), returns to a virtual meeting platform Nov. 1 - 10. This year’s meeting will include presentations from over 320 clinicians, researchers and health experts, including this year’s keynote speaker, Dr. Seema Yasmin.

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Released: 2-Aug-2021 11:15 AM EDT
Phase Holographic Imaging Supports New RegeneratOR Test Bed with Label Free Non-destructive Live Cell Imaging
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Phase Holographic Imaging is collaborating with the RegeneratOR Test Bed, a new regenerative medicine endeavor in North Carolina, by providing its technology to help support start-up companies in the regenerative medicine space.

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Newswise: FSU Researchers Find Oxygen Spike Coincided with Ancient Global Extinction
30-Jul-2021 3:55 PM EDT
FSU Researchers Find Oxygen Spike Coincided with Ancient Global Extinction
Florida State University

Florida State University researchers have found that the extinction at the end of the Permian period coincided with a sudden spike and subsequent drop in the ocean’s oxygen content. Their findings were published in Nature Geoscience.

Newswise: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Researchers Discover Key Stem Cell Dormancy Mechanism Which Could Help Unlock Future Cancer Treatments
2-Aug-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Researchers Discover Key Stem Cell Dormancy Mechanism Which Could Help Unlock Future Cancer Treatments
University Health Network (UHN)

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre researchers have made new findings which provide a broader understanding of how dormant hematopoietic stem cells are activated and could pave the way towards therapeutic treatments for a number of cancers.

29-Jul-2021 4:25 PM EDT
Suicide-Risk Warning on Anti-Seizure Medications Lacks Evidence
Thomas Jefferson University

An FDA warning on epilepsy drugs may pose greater risk to patients.

Newswise: Researchers Uncover a Way to Harness the Power of Immunotherapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer
29-Jul-2021 2:50 PM EDT
Researchers Uncover a Way to Harness the Power of Immunotherapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers led by the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center identified an inhibitor that showed promise against metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer cells.

Newswise: Decline in CO2  Cooled Earth’s Climate Over 30 Million Years Ago, Scientists Find
29-Jul-2021 11:15 AM EDT
Decline in CO2 Cooled Earth’s Climate Over 30 Million Years Ago, Scientists Find
University of Bristol

New research led by the University of Bristol demonstrates that a decline in the concentration of atmospheric CO2 played a major role in driving Earth’s climate from a warm greenhouse into a cold icehouse world around 34 million years ago. This transition could be partly reversed in the next centuries due to the anthropogenic rise in CO2.

Newswise: COVID-19: Small Sign of Hope as Vaccinations Rise
Released: 2-Aug-2021 10:45 AM EDT
COVID-19: Small Sign of Hope as Vaccinations Rise
Cedars-Sinai

As COVID-19 cases spike in Los Angeles and throughout the Golden State, driven by the spread of the delta variant among unvaccinated residents, there may be a small sign of hope: More people are finally getting their shot.

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Newswise: Missouri S&T Researchers Patent Implants Made with Bioactive Glasses and Metals
Released: 2-Aug-2021 10:30 AM EDT
Missouri S&T Researchers Patent Implants Made with Bioactive Glasses and Metals
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Medical devices made of bioactive glasses and metals that dissolve at the end of their operational lifespan could replace other types of implants and eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose, say researchers at Missouri S&T.The Missouri S&T researchers recently received a patent for their implant.

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital Prioritizes Kindergarten Readiness as Part of Pediatric “Vital Signs”
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Five and six-year-olds across the country are currently being evaluated for kindergarten readiness, a measurement of a child’s ability to engage with standard kindergarten curriculum. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is helping kids get ready for kindergarten locally with the hopes of researching outcomes and helping other systems adopt education as an important part of health care delivery.

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