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Article ID: 711744

New Rules for Lung Transplants Lead to Unintended Consequences

Washington University in St. Louis

In 2017, in response to a lawsuit filed by a 21-year-old woman on the waiting list for lungs in New York City, a federal court order changed the policy covering the distribution of lungs donated for transplant. However, the policy change has had several unintended consequences, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The new policy has imposed a significant logistical burden on organ procurement organizations and surgical teams involved in retrieving the donated organs.

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22-Apr-2019 4:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711736

Engineers Study Failed Levees, Research Potential Solutions

Iowa State University

Cassandra Rutherford, an Iowa State geotechnical engineer, has inspected failed levees along Midwestern rivers. And now she's working with other engineers to develop technologies that could improve levee performance.

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22-Apr-2019 4:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711734

Sugar Entering the Brain During Septic Shock Causes Memory Loss

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

The loss of memory and cognitive function known to afflict survivors of septic shock is the result of a sugar that is released into the blood stream and enters the brain during the life-threatening condition.

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Article ID: 711733

The Kids Are Alright

Washington University in St. Louis

A new study reveals the surprising way that family quarrels in seeds drive rapid evolution. Researchers in Arts & Sciences discovered that conflict over the amount of resources an offspring receives from its parent seems to play a special role in the development of certain seed tissues. The study is published the week of April 22 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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22-Apr-2019 3:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711731

ACI Relaunches Website: Aimed at a “Clean and Vibrant Future”

American Cleaning Institute

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) launched a redesigned and updated CleaningInstitute.org website, offering its audiences a modern resource for easier access to information on the value cleaning products bring to all facets of life. “The products and chemistries our industry creates are leading us to a clean and vibrant future,” said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President & CEO. “Our revamped website helps showcase that path by being a leading source of information on cleaning products, their ingredients, and how the industry contributes to a clean, healthy and sustainable future."

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Article ID: 711724

Two New Mexico small businesses win national Department of Energy awards

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Two New Mexico companies that work with Los Alamos National Laboratory received small business awards from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the 18th annual DOE Small Business Forum and Expo in Pittsburgh on April 16.

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22-Apr-2019 3:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711722

With Abdominal Etching, Plastic Surgeons Help Patients Get 'Six-Pack Abs'

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Even with a good diet and workout routine, some men and women have trouble getting the toned abdominal appearance they want. For these patients, a technique called abdominal etching can help in creating the classic "six-pack abs" physique in men or three-vertical-line abdomen in women, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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22-Apr-2019 3:10 PM EDT
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Researchers identify new novel circulating proteins that are involved in progression of diabetic kidney disease to end stage renal failure

Joslin Diabetes Center

BOSTON – (April 22, 2019) -- In a breakthrough study published today in Nature Medicine, researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a group of 17 circulating inflammatory proteins that are consistently associated with the development and progression of diabetic kidney disease. These 17 proteins, called the Kidney Risk Inflammatory Signature (KRIS), could allow doctors to determine the risk of progression to end stage renal disease in a patient with diabetic kidney disease.

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