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Newswise: United in musical diversity

United in musical diversity

University of Vienna

Two articles in the most recent issue of Science support the idea that music all around the globe shares important commonalities, despite many differences. Cognitive biologists Tecumseh Fitch and Tudor Popescu of the University of Vienna suggest that human musicality unites all cultures across the planet.

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Researchers begin major study aimed at improving health equity in New Jersey

Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

The New Jersey Population Health Cohort Study, now in the design phase, will collect biometrics, survey responses and other granular data over time on major outcomes such as stress, resilience, trauma and cognitive function from a broad cross-section of the population across multiple generations, with additional targeting of low-income residents and diverse immigrant groups.

Channels: Grant Funded News, Aging, Government/Law, Healthcare, Public Health, Immigration, U.S. Politics,

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Introduces New Book by World-Renowned Weight Management Expert

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has announced the publication of its new book, Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!, which tailors weight loss plans to fit each person’s lifestyle, habits and mindset.

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ASU Innovation Open 2020 announces semifinalists

Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU Innovation Open has announced the semifinalists for Arizona State University’s most exciting pitch competition, taking place Jan. 31, 2020, in Tempe, Arizona. Competitors will pitch their student-led ventures for a chance to win $300,000 in prizes, including two $100,000 grand prizes.

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Newswise: Wound healing in mucous tissues could ward off AIDS

Wound healing in mucous tissues could ward off AIDS

University of Washington

Some primates can carry SIV, a virus resembling HIV, lifelong and yet not develop AIDS. They are able to repair SIV damage to intestinal mucous tissues and avoid escape of gut bacteria and other events leading to immune system exhaustion. The findings offer clues for new HIV treatments

Channels: AIDS and HIV, All Journal News, Immunology, Infectious Diseases,

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Sr. Catherine Mutindi Awarded 2019 Opus Prize at Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University and the Opus Prize Foundation proudly announce that Sr. Catherine Mutindi, the founder of Bon Pasteur in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is awarded the 16thannual Opus Prize. The Opus Prize is awarded annually to a leader in faith-based humanitarian work.

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New WHO-led study says majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk

World Health Organization (WHO)

The first ever global trends for adolescent insufficient physical activity show that urgent action is needed to increase physical activity levels in girls and boys aged 11 to 17 years. The study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal and produced by researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO), finds that more than 80% of school-going adolescents globally did not meet current recommendations of at least one hour of physical activity per day – including 85% of girls and 78% of boys.

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Science underestimated dangerous effects of sleep deprivation

Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s Sleep and Learning Lab has conducted one of the largest sleep studies to date, revealing that sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested.

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