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New Effective Vaccines for Lyme Disease are Coming

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A new paper published in the October 17 2019 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases reiterates the need to stop the infection and defines a strategy for developing effective vaccines.

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Statement of APA President Marking World Poverty Day

American Psychological Association (APA)

Following is the statement of Rosie Phillips Davis, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, marking World Poverty Day: “World Poverty Day represents an opportunity for us to examine our biases, move beyond our individual selves and identify the systemic, underlying mechanisms driving income insecurity. Psychological science can help address the structural barriers and cognitive processes that perpetuate poverty and generate solutions."

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Newswise: Substance Use Disorder Significantly Increases Risk of Death from Heart Infection
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Substance Use Disorder Significantly Increases Risk of Death from Heart Infection

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Patients who suffer from infective endocarditis (IE) and struggle with substance use disorder (SUD) have a 240% increased risk of dying within 6 months to 5 years after valve surgery compared to other IE patients.

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Study Examines Variation in Transplant Centers’ Use of Less-Than-Ideal Organs

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• In 2010-2016, many U.S. transplant centers commonly accepted deceased donor kidneys with less desirable characteristics. • The use of these organs varied widely across transplant centers, however, and differences were not fully explained by the size of waitlists or the availability of donor organs.

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Newswise: Information theory as a forensics tool for investigating climate mysteries

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Information theory as a forensics tool for investigating climate mysteries

Santa Fe Institute

During Earth’s last glacial period, temperatures on the planet periodically spiked dramatically and rapidly. A new paper in the journal Chaos suggests that mathematics from information theory could offer a powerful tool for analyzing and understanding these mysterious events.

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Newswise: Staircase to the stars: Turbulence in fusion plasmas may not be all bad

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Staircase to the stars: Turbulence in fusion plasmas may not be all bad

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Surprise discovery shows that turbulence at the edge of the plasma may facilitate production of fusion energy.

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