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Article ID: 712997

Study Examines Volume Overload in Patients Initiating Peritoneal Dialysis

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Volume overload, or too much fluid in the body, is a frequent problem in patients with kidney failure initiating peritoneal dialysis. • Volume overload tends to improve over time after starting peritoneal dialysis, but is consistently higher in males vs. females and in patients with diabetes vs. those without. • Volume overload is associated with a higher risk of premature death.

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17-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713432

Sensor-Embedded ‘Smart’ Helmets Could Detect TBIs

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Dr. Jie Huang, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, is working to meet the need for TBI early detection by developing technology that enables autonomous collection and processing of data in a reliable and “smart” manner for prompt identification.

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23-May-2019 4:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713433

Researchers Investigate Hormonal Links Between Diet and Obesity

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Scientists have found another hint that time of day may play a role in how the body burns fuel, with implications for weight gain and heart health.

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23-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713431

Lab’s Work on Plague Published in Infection and Immunity

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Roger D. Pechous, Ph.D., studies the bacteria that caused the infamous black death of the Middle Ages, shedding light on something old to potentially protect against something new: bioterrorism.

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23-May-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713113

Raised on Copper: A New Material for Tougher Devices

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Discovery of new boron-containing phase opens the door for resilient flexible electronics.

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23-May-2019 3:10 PM EDT
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Removing Carbon Dioxide From an Air Stream

University of Delaware

A University of Delaware research team has been awarded $1,979,998 in funding to build a fuel cell system fabricated with inexpensive catalysts and structural materials, which is consequently cheaper and more practical than existing fuel cell systems.

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