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Newswise: University Hospitals Opens Fourth Food for Life Market
Released: 19-May-2022 5:05 PM EDT
University Hospitals Opens Fourth Food for Life Market
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

University Hospitals opened a fourth Food for Life Market location at UH Conneaut Medical Center. The program will set patients up for success in nutrition and dietary education. The Market is part of a holistic approach to addressing food insecurity and the medical conditions, including chronic health conditions, that are impacted by nutrition and access to healthy food in rural areas and food deserts.

16-May-2022 3:15 PM EDT
How Have Changes in Anemia Care Affected Patients with Kidney Failure?
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

2011 changes in policies and recommendations related to the use of erythropoietin-stimulating agents were associated with lower hemoglobin levels and lower risks of major adverse cardiovascular events, mortality, and stroke among adults receiving hemodialysis, but with a higher risk of heart attack.

Released: 19-May-2022 4:35 PM EDT
Study shines light on longevity of COVID-19 immune response
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

By uniting research from 8 cohorts across the U.S., a group of researchers has accelerated collection of data integral in answering questions about immune responses needed for long lasting protection from SARS-CoV-2.

Released: 19-May-2022 4:30 PM EDT
How fast-growing algae could enhance growth of food crops
Princeton University

A new study provides a framework to boost crop growth by incorporating a strategy adopted from a fast-growing species of green algae.

Released: 19-May-2022 4:25 PM EDT
How a cognitive bias is blocking the rise of electric cars
Université de Genève (University of Geneva)

What are the barriers to the adoption of electric cars? Although the main financial and technological obstacles have been removed, their market share still needs to increase.

Newswise: Fly researchers find another layer to the code of life
Released: 19-May-2022 4:20 PM EDT
Fly researchers find another layer to the code of life
Duke University

A new examination of the way different tissues read information from genes has discovered that the brain and testes appear to be extraordinarily open to the use of many different kinds of code to produce a given protein.

Newswise: New Laboratory-Wide Organization Advances the Development of Fusion Energy Science at PPPL
Released: 19-May-2022 4:10 PM EDT
New Laboratory-Wide Organization Advances the Development of Fusion Energy Science at PPPL
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Major overhaul of a collaborative department aims to enhance PPPL’s role as the U.S. national laboratory devoted to the science of fusion energy.

Released: 19-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Medication treatment of pediatric psychiatric disorders reduces the later onset of substance use problems
Massachusetts General Hospital

One half of psychiatric and substance use disorders start by the age of 18; three-quarters by age 24.

Newswise: California Condor Chick Hatches on Live “Condor Cam”
Released: 19-May-2022 3:50 PM EDT
California Condor Chick Hatches on Live “Condor Cam”
Cornell University

A brand-new endangered California Condor chick hatched on May 14, and viewers can watch live as the little one grows up to become a majestic denizen of the skies.

Released: 19-May-2022 3:50 PM EDT
Talking about sexual consent and expectations can improve relationships and wellbeing
University of Waterloo

Teaching the benefits of affirmative sexual consent while also validating anxieties people might experience about consent communication is an important step for improving sexual health and wellbeing, according to a new study.

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Released: 19-May-2022 3:30 PM EDT
Executive narcissism inhibits inter-unit knowledge transfer
Strategic Management Society

Narcissistic executives cause the units or subsidiaries they manage to be less receptive to knowledge coming from other units.

Newswise: Facebook Posts May Reveal Individuals at Risk for Excessive Drinking
Released: 19-May-2022 3:25 PM EDT
Facebook Posts May Reveal Individuals at Risk for Excessive Drinking
Stony Brook University

In a newly published study, co-author H. Andrew Schwartz, PhD, of the Department of Computer Science at Stony Brook University, and colleagues determined that the language people used in Facebook posts can identify those at risk for hazardous drinking habits and alcohol use disorders.

Newswise: Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available to Discuss Importance of Mental Well-Being
Released: 19-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available to Discuss Importance of Mental Well-Being
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Nearly 20% of adults — about 50 million American people — are experiencing a mental illness, and about one in five children are affected by a mental disorder each year. There are many types of mental illness, including mood, anxiety and personality disorders.

Released: 19-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Policy, Farm Management Help China Mitigate Climate Change
Cornell University

Production of animal protein in China has increased by 800% over the past 40 years, driven by population growth, urbanization and higher worker wages. However, the amount of climate-warming nitrous oxide released from animal farming in the country has not risen as quickly, thanks to science-led policy and farm management interventions in the way animals are fed and their manure recycled.

Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Cancer: Erasing LGBTQ+ Healthcare Disparities
Released: 19-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Cancer: Erasing LGBTQ+ Healthcare Disparities
Cedars-Sinai

Studies have shown that the way LGBTQ+ patients are screened, diagnosed and treated for cancer may put them at a significant disadvantage compared to cisgender heterosexual patients.

Released: 19-May-2022 2:55 PM EDT
Official measures of research ‘impact’ are failing to keep pace with socially-networked academics
University of Cambridge

A survey of how academics use social media to encourage people to interact with their research argues that much of the public value of their work is probably being overlooked in official ‘impact’ assessments.

Released: 19-May-2022 2:50 PM EDT
Study tests link between common blood pressure pills and breast cancer
Curtin University

Curtin University researchers will examine if the long-term use of a popular blood pressure medication increased the risk of breast cancer in almost 200,000 women as part of a new project supported by the Federal Government.

Released: 19-May-2022 2:45 PM EDT
Without ‘work-life balance,’ this protein may promote disease
Ohio State University

A family of proteins that have a role in ensuring many types of cells move and maintain their shape may promote disease when they act like workaholics and disrupt the cellular environment, new research suggests.

Newswise: Recycling more precious metals from nuclear and electronic waste using the Picasso pigment, Prussian blue
Released: 19-May-2022 2:45 PM EDT
Recycling more precious metals from nuclear and electronic waste using the Picasso pigment, Prussian blue
Nagoya University

A big problem with the disposal of nuclear and electronic wastes is that the process wastes precious metals such as gold and platinum-group metals, which are key metals in computer chips.

Released: 19-May-2022 2:40 PM EDT
Standard test for multiple myeloma provides clues of a rare, more deadly type
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

A test for the common blood cancer multiple myeloma also holds clear clues that the patient has one of the most uncommon and deadly forms of this cancer, investigators say.

Released: 19-May-2022 2:20 PM EDT
How cranberries could improve memory and ward off dementia
University of East Anglia

Adding cranberries to your diet could help improve memory and brain function, and lower ‘bad’ cholesterol – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UK).

Newswise: Research confirms eastern Wyoming Paleoindian site as Americas' oldest mine
Released: 19-May-2022 2:20 PM EDT
Research confirms eastern Wyoming Paleoindian site as Americas' oldest mine
University of Wyoming

Archaeological excavations led by Wyoming’s state archaeologist and involving University of Wyoming researchers have confirmed that an ancient mine in eastern Wyoming was used by humans to produce red ocher starting nearly 13,000 years ago.

Newswise: Climate crisis is driving cousins of The Lion King character to local extinction
Released: 19-May-2022 2:10 PM EDT
Climate crisis is driving cousins of The Lion King character to local extinction
Frontiers

The yellow-billed hornbill, cousins of fan-favorite Zazu from The Lion King, faces local extinction due to the climate crisis.

Released: 19-May-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Differential Privacy the Correct Choice for the 2020 U.S. Census
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

New study from Columbia Engineering computer scientists supports the Census Bureau’s switch to differential privacy as a de-identification mechanism for the 2020 Census.

Released: 19-May-2022 2:05 PM EDT
NYC Media Lab & Verizon Announce the Winners of the $1M Museum Initiative
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

In partnership with Verizon, the NYC Media Lab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering today announced the winners of the $1M Museum Initiative—a nationwide open call for museums and cultural institutions to develop and offer new immersive educational content available to all educators on the Verizon Innovative Learning HQ portal.

19-May-2022 11:00 AM EDT
Making the Most of Crowdsourcing Campaigns
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

In a new study, an international team of researchers explored how crowdsourcing projects can make the most effective use of volunteer contributions.

Newswise: Avian influenza: How It’s Spreading and What to Know About This Outbreak
18-May-2022 4:20 PM EDT
Avian influenza: How It’s Spreading and What to Know About This Outbreak
Tufts University

A new study from Tufts University and other collaborators takes a data-driven look at influenza viruses circulating among different groups of birds and characterizes which types of birds are involved in spreading the virus. This paper publishes at a time when a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza has been spreading across North America.

Newswise: Some people fared better than others during COVID-19 pandemic due to genetics
11-May-2022 4:15 PM EDT
Some people fared better than others during COVID-19 pandemic due to genetics
PLOS

Genetic factors played a greater role in a person's overall wellbeing as the pandemic wore on.

Released: 19-May-2022 1:55 PM EDT
Using light and sound to reveal rapid brain activity in unprecedented detail
Duke University

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a method to scan and image the blood flow and oxygen levels inside a mouse brain in real-time with enough resolution to view the activity of both individual vessels and the entire brain at once.

Released: 19-May-2022 1:55 PM EDT
Epilepsy Drug Stops Nervous System Tumor Growth in Mice
Washington University in St. Louis

People with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) develop tumors on nerves throughout their bodies. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered that nerve cells with the mutation that causes NF1 are hyperexcitable and that suppressing this hyperactivity with the epilepsy drug lamotrigine stops tumor growth in mice.

Released: 19-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine Graduates to Ease Physician Shortage in Arizona and Around the Country
Mayo Clinic

Medical students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, a national medical school, are taking part in the first tri-site commencement this year. This is the second commencement of Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine — Arizona Campus. The ceremony will take place Friday, May 20.

Released: 19-May-2022 1:35 PM EDT
NASA-Cornell tool to give high-res view of atmospheric dust from space
Cornell University

Scientists on Earth will soon see our planet’s atmospheric dust sources in high-resolution, as a new state-of-the-art imaging spectrometer – developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Cornell University – aims to survey the land surface from 250 miles above us on the orbiting International Space Station.

Newswise: ‘Sting’ Protein’s Efforts to Clean Up Brain Cell Damage May Speed Parkinson’s Disease Progress
Released: 19-May-2022 1:25 PM EDT
‘Sting’ Protein’s Efforts to Clean Up Brain Cell Damage May Speed Parkinson’s Disease Progress
Johns Hopkins Medicine

In studies with mouse and human tissue, as well as live mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a snag in the normal process of cleaning up broken DNA in brain cells may hasten the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

Released: 19-May-2022 1:15 PM EDT
妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic) 专家谈长期COVID患者如何重返工作岗位
Mayo Clinic

长期COVID(又称为COVID后综合征)不仅会给患者带来长期的症状,还可能对患者的正常生活造成长期影响。妙佑医疗国际COVID活动康复计划的主任Greg Vanichkachorn医学博士就这类患者如何在恢复期间重返工作岗位提供了一些建议。

Released: 19-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT
خبير من مايو كلينك يشارك نصائح بشأن العودة إلى العمل مع فيروس كورونا المستجد طويل الأمد
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا- تمثل الأعراض فقط نصف الصورة فيما يتعلق بفيروس كورونا المستجد طويل الأمد، والمعروف أيضًا باسم متلازمة ما بعد فيروس كورونا المستجد. أما النصف الآخر فهو مدى تأثير فيروس كورونا المستجد طويل الأمد على قدرة الشخص على العيش.

Newswise: Retired Science Teacher Relies on Former Student When Faced With Bladder Cancer
Released: 19-May-2022 12:55 PM EDT
Retired Science Teacher Relies on Former Student When Faced With Bladder Cancer
Hackensack Meridian Health

Intravesical chemotherapy, is specifically for patients with recurrent non-muscle bladder cancers that aren’t responding to BCG. Up to 50 percent of patients respond to this therapy, helping them avoid major surgery.

Released: 19-May-2022 12:55 PM EDT
Experto de Mayo Clinic comparte consejos para reincorporación al trabajo con COVID persistente
Mayo Clinic

Los síntomas representan solo la mitad del panorama cuando se trata de COVID persistente, también conocida como síndrome posterior a la COVID. La otra mitad es cómo afecta el COVID persistente a la capacidad de una persona para continuar con su vida.

Released: 19-May-2022 12:55 PM EDT
Especialista da Mayo Clinic compartilha dicas para que pacientes com COVID longa consigam retornar ao trabalho
Mayo Clinic

Os sintomas são apenas metade do problema quando se trata da COVID longa, também conhecida como síndrome pós-COVID. A outra metade é por quanto tempo a COVID longa afeta a capacidade de uma pessoa de viver sua vida.

Newswise:Video Embedded using-everyday-wifi-to-help-robots-see-and-navigate-better-indoors
VIDEO
Released: 19-May-2022 12:45 PM EDT
Using everyday WiFi to help robots see and navigate better indoors
University of California San Diego

UC San Diego engineers have developed a low cost, low power technology to help robots accurately map their way indoors, even in poor lighting and without recognizable landmarks or features. The technology uses WiFi signals, instead of light, to help the robot "see" where it’s going.

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Researchers propose global initiative to study female health across species
University of California, Santa Barbara

Giraffes have the highest blood pressure of all mammals — up to 300/200, more than double that of a typical human. But pregnant giraffes don’t suffer from pre-eclampsia, a dangerous disorder caused by hypertension.

Released: 19-May-2022 11:55 AM EDT
Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center Researchers Receive Price Family Foundation Health Equity Research Awards
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

The National Cancer Institute-designated Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center (MECC) has partnered with the Price Family Foundation to fund eight research teams developing novel cancer therapies and improving cancer outcomes for historically marginalized communities in the Bronx.

Newswise: Are people swapping their cats and goldfish for praying mantises?
Released: 19-May-2022 11:50 AM EDT
Are people swapping their cats and goldfish for praying mantises?
Pensoft Publishers

Rearing insects at home as pets may sound strange and a bit nerdy, but thousands of people all over the world have already swapped their hamsters for praying mantises or stick insects.

Newswise: Satellite monitoring of biodiversity moves within reach
Released: 19-May-2022 11:45 AM EDT
Satellite monitoring of biodiversity moves within reach
University of Zurich

Internationally comparable data on biodiversity is needed to protect threatened ecosystems, restore destroyed habitats and counteract the negative effects of global biodiversity loss.

Released: 19-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Mount Sinai Microbiome Lab Joins NIH’s Accelerating Medicines Partnership
Mount Sinai Health System

The National Institutes of the Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai a four-year grant to study the role of the human microbiome in rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, and other autoimmune diseases. The grant is part of the NIH’s Accelerating Medicines Partnership® Autoimmune and Immune-Mediated Diseases (AMP® AIM) program, which is designed to speed the discovery of new treatments and diagnostics. It will support the Microbiome Technology and Analytic Center Hub (Micro-TEACH), a multidisciplinary team of researchers at Icahn Mount Sinai and NYU Langone Health.

Newswise: Exploring Cancer and Health Data on Asian American and Pacific Islanders
Released: 19-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Exploring Cancer and Health Data on Asian American and Pacific Islanders
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Cancer health disparities are often identified from population-based surveillance data routinely captured by statewide cancer registries. Antoinette Stroup, PhD, of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute – Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center together with RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers School of Public Health is the director of the New Jersey State Cancer Registry (NJSCR), explores cancer and health data on the Asian American and Pacific Islander population.

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Newswise: New strategies to save the world’s most indispensable grain
Released: 19-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT
New strategies to save the world’s most indispensable grain
University of California, Riverside

Plants — they’re just like us, with unique techniques for handling stress.


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