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Newswise: Foundation for Women's Cancer Welcomes New Chief Development Officer, Holly Gibout
Released: 2-Dec-2022 12:05 AM EST
Foundation for Women's Cancer Welcomes New Chief Development Officer, Holly Gibout
Society of Gynecologic Oncology

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC), the official foundation of the Society for Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), is pleased to announce the hiring of Holly Gibout as Chief Development Officer. Holly joined the foundation’s team on November 28, 2022.

Released: 1-Dec-2022 8:10 PM EST
Archaeology: Owl-shaped plaques may have been on Copper Age children’s wish list
Scientific Reports

Ancient owl-shaped slate engraved plaques, dating from around 5,000 years ago in the Iberian Peninsula, may have been created by children as toys, suggests a paper published in Scientific Reports.

Newswise: Trouble sleeping? You could be at risk of type 2 diabetes
Released: 1-Dec-2022 8:05 PM EST
Trouble sleeping? You could be at risk of type 2 diabetes
University of South Australia

As the Christmas season starts to ramp up, University of South Australia researchers are reminding people to prioritise a good night’s sleep as new research shows that a troubled sleep may be associated with risk factors for type 2 diabetes.

   
Released: 1-Dec-2022 8:00 PM EST
Planetary science: Mars megatsunami may have been caused by Chicxulub-like asteroid impact
Scientific Reports

A Martian megatsunami may have been caused by an asteroid collision similar to the Chicxulub impact – which contributed to the mass extinction of all non-avian dinosaurs on Earth 66 million years ago – in a shallow ocean region, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.

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Released: 1-Dec-2022 7:55 PM EST
Immune T cell defence is coping with COVID-19 variants of concern – for now
University of Birmingham

Immune T cells are continuing to target the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern, although mutations are making some T cells less effective, according to new research.

Newswise: To be equitable, US urban green infrastructure planning must transform
Released: 1-Dec-2022 7:45 PM EST
To be equitable, US urban green infrastructure planning must transform
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Across the US, cities have embraced green infrastructure as a way to mitigate flooding, excessive heat, extreme weather, and other urban hazards.

   
Newswise: Do women age differently from men?
Released: 1-Dec-2022 7:30 PM EST
Do women age differently from men?
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

The life expectancy of women is significantly higher than that of men.

Newswise: Optimal blood tests for development of new therapies of Alzheimer’s disease
Released: 1-Dec-2022 6:55 PM EST
Optimal blood tests for development of new therapies of Alzheimer’s disease
University of Gothenburg

A new study have identified which blood tests are best at detecting Alzheimer’s disease during the earliest stages, and another blood test that is optimal for detecting relevant treatment effects.

Released: 1-Dec-2022 6:40 PM EST
Researchers identify key brain cells in mice underlying stress-related behaviors
University of Colorado Boulder

More than 70% of adults will experience at least one traumatic experience, such as a life-threatening illness or accident, violent assault or natural disaster, in their lifetimes and nearly a third will experience four or more, according to global data.

   
Released: 1-Dec-2022 6:15 PM EST
Researchers test promising tech treatment for youth depression
Simon Fraser University

New research shows promising results using neurotechnological approaches to treat depression in youth.

Newswise: A quality-conscious protein
Released: 1-Dec-2022 6:05 PM EST
A quality-conscious protein
University of Cologne

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from Cologne, Heidelberg and Munich have discovered a new function of a well-known enzyme: The signal peptidase complex in the endoplasmic reticulum cleaves faulty membrane proteins to initiate their degradation.

Newswise: Despite peculiarities, conservation challenges are similar in Madagascar and Brazil
Released: 1-Dec-2022 5:50 PM EST
Despite peculiarities, conservation challenges are similar in Madagascar and Brazil
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo

Nature in Madagascar, an island off southeast Africa slightly larger than metropolitan France, is so unusual that 82% of its plant species and 90% of its vertebrates are endemic, only occurring there.

Newswise: Renowned Presidio graduate programs to join 
University of Redlands in Marin
Released: 1-Dec-2022 5:25 PM EST
Renowned Presidio graduate programs to join University of Redlands in Marin
University of Redlands

San Francisco-based Presidio Graduate School, a national leader in sustainability-focused graduate education, plans to merge with the University of Redlands and be housed on the Redlands Marin campus commencing in summer 2023.

Newswise: Chicago Pile 1: A bold nuclear physics experiment with enduring impact
Released: 1-Dec-2022 5:20 PM EST
Chicago Pile 1: A bold nuclear physics experiment with enduring impact
Argonne National Laboratory

Enrico Fermi’s Chicago Pile 1 experiment in 1942 launched an atomic age, an unrivaled national laboratory system, fleets of submarines, cancer treatments and the unending promise of clean nuclear energy. Argonne National Laboratory builds on its legacy.

Released: 1-Dec-2022 4:55 PM EST
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Continues Drive to Diversify Research by Appointing New Biomedical Laureates
Mount Sinai Health System

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced today the appointment of two new Laureates as part of its Biomedical Laureates Program, bringing the total to five appointments for this year and furthering its institutional commitment to broadening faculty diversity and mentorship opportunities.

Released: 1-Dec-2022 4:50 PM EST
Argonne helping to revitalize the U.S. semiconductor industry
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, along with five other national laboratories and 15 companies, has signed a pledge to double the energy efficiency of microelectronics every two years for 10 generations.

Newswise: Mount Sinai Scientists Awarded Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Advance Understanding and Therapeutics for Rare Blood Vessel Disease
Released: 1-Dec-2022 4:50 PM EST
Mount Sinai Scientists Awarded Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Advance Understanding and Therapeutics for Rare Blood Vessel Disease
Mount Sinai Health System

Physician-scientist Fanny Elahi, MD, PhD, to lead research team in collaboration with non-profit organization

Newswise: Scientists Receive $4.8M to Pursue Gene Therapy for 'Incurable' Disease
Released: 1-Dec-2022 4:10 PM EST
Scientists Receive $4.8M to Pursue Gene Therapy for 'Incurable' Disease
University of California San Diego

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded UC San Diego researchers $4.8 million to advance a gene therapy to treat Friedreich’s ataxia, a rare but devastating neuromuscular disorder.

Newswise: From Qubits to Potential Cancer Treatments: Laser Upgrade Opens New Research Possibilities
Released: 1-Dec-2022 4:05 PM EST
From Qubits to Potential Cancer Treatments: Laser Upgrade Opens New Research Possibilities
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Things are looking brighter than ever at the Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator Center. A recently completed upgrade will expand the center’s capabilities into new areas, including studies of particle acceleration, extremely hot plasmas, cancer treatment techniques, and materials for quantum science.

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Released: 1-Dec-2022 3:10 PM EST
Kidneycure Grant Applications Now Open to Support Investigators Committed to Advancing Kidney Health
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

KidneyCure, the grants program supported by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Foundation, today announced that applications for its 2023 grants programs are now open. KidneyCure grants support clinical and basic research and kidney health investigators at key professional development milestones. The submission deadline is Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. EST. Grant applications and guidelines can be found at https://www.kidneycure.org/

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Newswise: How Gravity May Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Released: 1-Dec-2022 2:40 PM EST
How Gravity May Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Cedars-Sinai

A new theory suggests irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the most common gastrointestinal disorder, may be caused by gravity.

Released: 1-Dec-2022 2:35 PM EST
MSU researcher’s expertise, energy and empathy leave a legacy
Michigan State University

Min Chen was an assistant professor at MSU in the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the College of Natural Science. Using the power of supercomputing, Chen developed the method applied to Maguire’s images to model more accurately how seismic waves propagate through the Earth. Chen’s creativity and skill brought those images into sharper focus, revealing more information about the amount of molten magma under Yellowstone’s volcano.

Newswise: Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Offers Long-term Protection Against Severe Disease
Released: 1-Dec-2022 2:30 PM EST
Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Offers Long-term Protection Against Severe Disease
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

SARS-CoV-2 vaccines protected infant rhesus macaques against 1 severe lung disease after high dose challenge one year after vaccination.

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Released: 1-Dec-2022 1:55 PM EST
Clinical Foundations in Esports Webinar & Course
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

To spotlight the crucial role health and performance specialists play in the rapidly growing esports and video gaming industry, Harrisburg University (HU) of Science and Technology, Esports Health and Performance Institute, and the American Physical Therapy Assoc

Released: 1-Dec-2022 1:50 PM EST
Antibody invented at Charlotte shows promise for pancreatic cancer treatment
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

An antibody that was invented at UNC Charlotte could be used to curb pancreatic cancer relapse and metastasis, a new UNC Charlotte study has found. Pancreatic cancer is the 10th most common type of cancer, but it is the fourth-leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States.

   
Newswise: Researchers spot rare luminous jet spewed by supermassive black hole
Released: 1-Dec-2022 1:30 PM EST
Researchers spot rare luminous jet spewed by supermassive black hole
University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

A University of Minnesota Twin Cities assistant professor is co-leading a team that discovered a bright optical flare which may help researchers better understand the physics of supermassive black holes billions of light years away.

Newswise: Innovative Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research
Released: 1-Dec-2022 12:55 PM EST
Innovative Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research
University of California San Diego

Engineers developed a battery-free, pill-shaped ingestible biosensing system that gives scientists the ability to monitor gut metabolites in real time, which wasn’t possible before. The work could lead to a new understanding of intestinal metabolite composition, which significantly impacts human health.

Released: 1-Dec-2022 12:30 PM EST
Study Gives Peek of How Ketamine Acts as ‘Switch’ in the Brain
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Researchers find that the anesthetic and fast-acting antidepressant switches natural patterns of neuronal activity in the cortex of mice

Released: 1-Dec-2022 12:20 PM EST
Jayaraman awarded $3.5M grant to study glutamate receptors involved in learning, memory, and other neurological processes
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

A five-year, nearly $3.5 million grant to study the mechanisms of brain receptors involved in neurological disorders such as learning disabilities has been awarded to Vasanthi Jayaraman, PhD, of UTHealth Houston by the National Institutes of Health.

Newswise: Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., of Desai Sethi Urology Institute Receives American Urological Association’s Gold Cystoscope Award
Released: 1-Dec-2022 12:15 PM EST
Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., of Desai Sethi Urology Institute Receives American Urological Association’s Gold Cystoscope Award
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

The 2023 American Urological Association Gold Cystoscope Award has been awarded to Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., associate professor and director of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Reproductive Urology Program and urologist within the Desai Sethi Urology Institute. Dr. Ramasamy has earned the honor for his commitment to education and mentorship.

29-Nov-2022 10:45 AM EST
New Genetic Mutation Behind Childhood Glaucoma Identified
Massachusetts Eye and Ear

An international team of researchers led by Mass Eye and Ear discovered a new genetic mutation that leads to childhood glaucoma, and in the process uncovered a new mechanism for causing the disease.

Released: 1-Dec-2022 11:55 AM EST
FSU experts weigh in on potential FDA change to blood donation policy
Florida State University

Several national media outlets are reporting that the FDA is considering a new strategy for screening gay and bisexual men to help combat the national blood shortage. Florida State University’s nationally recognized experts are available to provide context to reporters who are working on this story as it develops.

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Newswise: Tufts University Names Monroe France Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice
Released: 1-Dec-2022 11:05 AM EST
Tufts University Names Monroe France Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice
Tufts University

Monroe France, senior associate vice president for global engagement and inclusive leadership at New York University, has been named vice provost for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice at Tufts University.

Newswise: Q&A: Recycling electronic waste could be a golden opportunity
Released: 1-Dec-2022 11:00 AM EST
Q&A: Recycling electronic waste could be a golden opportunity
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

By 2033, more than 1 billion laptops, cellphones, and other electronic devices could be entering the U.S. waste stream each year. However, with better end-of-life management, new Berkeley Lab research shows electronic waste could also represent a source of valuable metals, namely gold, that could benefit the future economy by offsetting increasing demand for virgin mining.

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Newswise: Research Finds Training Program Reduces Crash Rates for Teenage Drivers with ADHD
Released: 1-Dec-2022 11:00 AM EST
Research Finds Training Program Reduces Crash Rates for Teenage Drivers with ADHD
Saint Louis University

Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown that a computerized program enhanced with driving simulation training with feedback lowers the risk of car crashes for teenagers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

   
Newswise: Sanford Burnham Prebys announces start of Phase 2 clinical trial of DS-1211 in individuals with PseudoXanthoma Elasticum
30-Nov-2022 5:50 PM EST
Sanford Burnham Prebys announces start of Phase 2 clinical trial of DS-1211 in individuals with PseudoXanthoma Elasticum
Sanford Burnham Prebys

A Phase 2 clinical trial has started of DS-1211 in individuals with Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE), a rare multisystem genetic disease that causes calcium deposits in soft tissue resulting in considerable morbidity. DS-1211 is a potential first-in-class small molecule developed through a research collaboration between Daiichi Sankyo and Sanford Burnham Prebys.

30-Nov-2022 10:30 AM EST
Early life experiences can have long-lasting impact on genes
University College London

Early life experiences can impact the activity of our genes much later on and even affect longevity, finds a new study in fruit flies led by UCL researchers.

   
29-Nov-2022 7:55 PM EST
Long COVID patients and those with other illnesses experience similar, negative lingering effects during the pandemic
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Long COVID patients can experience many of the same lingering negative effects on their physical, mental, and social well-being as those experienced by people who become ill with other, non-COVID illnesses.

Newswise: Positively Charged Nanomaterials Treat Obesity Anywhere You Want
29-Nov-2022 3:55 PM EST
Positively Charged Nanomaterials Treat Obesity Anywhere You Want
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Columbia researchers invent new method to treat obesity by using cationic nanomaterials that can target specific areas of fat and inhibit the unhealthy storage of enlarged fat cells. “Our studies highlight an unexpected strategy to treat visceral adiposity and suggest a new direction of exploring cationic nanomaterials for treating metabolic diseases,” said Columbia Engineering’s Biomedical Engineering Prof Kam Leong, a pioneer in using polycation to scavenge pathogens.

   

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