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Pathway uncovered for greatest lupus genetic risk factor, study shows
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers at Michigan Medicine have uncovered the enigmatic mechanism that genetically predisposes people to the worst effects of the most typical form of lupus, a study suggests. Researchers say the findings could potentially facilitate the discovery of safe, simple and effective treatments.

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Newswise: Fast-Growing Poplars Can Release Land for Food Production
Released: 17-Aug-2022 5:20 PM EDT
Fast-Growing Poplars Can Release Land for Food Production
Stockholm University

Researchers at Stockholm University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences have developed a novel value chain for production of textile and bio-fuel from fast-growing poplars.

Newswise: Sleeping Giant Could End Deep Ocean Life
Released: 17-Aug-2022 5:15 PM EDT
Sleeping Giant Could End Deep Ocean Life
University of California, Riverside

A previously overlooked factor — the position of continents — helps fill Earth’s oceans with life-supporting oxygen. Continental movement could ultimately have the opposite effect, killing most deep ocean creatures.

Newswise: New Guidelines from ASE Set Standards to Perform Transesophageal Echocardiographic Screening for Structural Heart Interventions
Released: 17-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT
New Guidelines from ASE Set Standards to Perform Transesophageal Echocardiographic Screening for Structural Heart Interventions
Hackensack Meridian Health

New guidelines published this year by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), Standards for the Performance of Transesophageal Echocardiographic Screening for Structural Heart Intervention, provide a unique teaching resource for interventional cardiologists, a growing group of heart specialists who perform echocardiography.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT
أسئلة وأجوبة مايو كلينك: نصائح لتقليل خطر التعرض لفقدان السمع
Mayo Clinic

السادة الأعزاء في مايو كلينك: لقد أدركت مؤخرًا أنني غالبًا ما أطلب من الناس تكرار كلامهم، وأحتاج إلى رفع مستوى صوت التلفاز أعلى من ذي قبل. كيف أعرف إذا ما كنتُ أعاني من فقدان السمع؟ أبلغ من العمر 46 عامًا. ألستُ صغيرًا جدًا على فقدان السمع؟ هل يمكنني اتخاذ خطوات لمنع فقدان السمع في المستقبل؟

Released: 17-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Sugerencias para reducir el riesgo de perder la audición
Mayo Clinic

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Hace poco me percaté que, a menudo, pido a la gente que repita lo que dijo y necesito subir el volumen de la televisión más que antes. ¿Cómo puedo saber si estoy perdiendo la audición? Tengo 46 años y creo que quizás soy muy joven para perder la audición.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Dicas para reduzir o risco de perda de audição
Mayo Clinic

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Recentemente percebi que com frequência peço para as pessoas repetirem o que estão dizendo e que preciso deixar o volume da TV mais alto do que antigamente. Como posso saber se estou perdendo a audição? Tenho 46 anos.

12-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Study reveals sex differences in age-related loss of kidney function
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

Among healthy middle-aged adults in northern Europe, women tended to have lower kidney function than men, but men’s kidney function subsequently declined at a faster rate during aging.

Newswise: Snow research fills gap in understanding Arctic climate
Released: 17-Aug-2022 4:55 PM EDT
Snow research fills gap in understanding Arctic climate
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Comprehensive data from several seasons of field research in the Alaskan Arctic will address uncertainties in Earth-system and climate-change models about snow cover across the region and its impacts on water and the environment.

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Newswise: Floating ‘Artificial Leaves’ Ride the Wave of Clean Fuel Production
Released: 17-Aug-2022 4:40 PM EDT
Floating ‘Artificial Leaves’ Ride the Wave of Clean Fuel Production
University of Cambridge

Researchers have developed floating ‘artificial leaves’ that generate clean fuels from sunlight and water, and could eventually operate on a large scale at sea.

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Released: 17-Aug-2022 4:35 PM EDT
Baylor Study Combines Lithophane, 3D Printing to Enable Blind Individuals to "See" Data
Baylor University

Lithophane is an ancient artistic medium but never used to represent scientific data and imagery in a quantitative, controlled manner for tactile visualization and integration. Lithophane combined with 3D printing is turning scientific data into tactile graphics for all to see by eyesight or touch.

Newswise: Local Laundromat Works to Bridge Literacy Gap in Oceanside Community
Released: 17-Aug-2022 4:30 PM EDT
Local Laundromat Works to Bridge Literacy Gap in Oceanside Community
LaundryCares Foundation

Pearl Laundromat welcomed the community of Oceanside, Calif. to experience its transformation to a place of learning and generosity during its first Free Laundry and Literacy Day on May 17, 2022.

Newswise: How Environmental Changes Affect the Shapes of RNA in Living Cells
Released: 17-Aug-2022 4:30 PM EDT
How Environmental Changes Affect the Shapes of RNA in Living Cells
John Innes Centre

The impact of environmental conditions on the dynamic structures of RNAs in living cells has been revealed by innovative technology developed by researchers at the John Innes Centre.

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Released: 17-Aug-2022 4:15 PM EDT
New 3D Model Shows: Megalodon Could Eat Prey the Size of Entire Killer Whales
University of Zurich

The reconstructed megadolon (Otodus megalodon) was 16 meters long and weighed over 61 tons. It was estimated that it could swim at around 1.4 meters per second, require over 98,000 kilo calories every day and have stomach volume of almost 10,000 liters.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Food Safety Organizations Team Up to Strengthen Research, Education and Protections
Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences

IAFNS and IAFP establish new memorandum of understanding to strengthen collaboration on food safety issues.

11-Aug-2022 4:10 PM EDT
Pregnant Women with Epilepsy Have More Depression, Anxiety Symptoms
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Pregnant women with epilepsy have more symptoms of depression and anxiety during pregnancy and postpartum than pregnant women who do not have epilepsy or women with epilepsy who are not pregnant, according to a study published in the August 17, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Newswise: Climate-Resilient Breadfruit Might Be the Food of the Future
Released: 17-Aug-2022 3:30 PM EDT
Climate-Resilient Breadfruit Might Be the Food of the Future
Northwestern University

In the face of climate change, breadfruit soon might come to a dinner plate near you. While researchers predict that climate change will have an adverse effect on most staple crops, including rice, corn and soybeans, a new Northwestern University study finds that breadfruit — a starchy tree fruit native to the Pacific islands — will be relatively unaffected.

Newswise: Lungless Salamanders Develop Lungs as Embryos Despite Lung Loss in Adults for Millions of Years
Released: 17-Aug-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Lungless Salamanders Develop Lungs as Embryos Despite Lung Loss in Adults for Millions of Years
Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Lungs are essential to many vertebrates including humans. However, four living amphibian clades have independently eliminated pulmonary respiration and lack lungs, breathing primarily through their wet skin. Little is known of the developmental basis of lung loss in these clades.

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Newswise: Frogs Use Brains or Camouflage to Evade Predators
Released: 17-Aug-2022 3:00 PM EDT
Frogs Use Brains or Camouflage to Evade Predators
University of Zurich

Throughout evolution, prey animals have adopted a range of strategies to evade their predators. But these oftentimes elaborate strategies come at a cost.

Newswise: Reduced myocardial blood flow is new clue in how COVID-19 is impacting the heart
Released: 17-Aug-2022 2:45 PM EDT
Reduced myocardial blood flow is new clue in how COVID-19 is impacting the heart
Houston Methodist

Patients with prior COVID may be twice as likely to have unhealthy endothelial cells that line the inside of the heart and blood vessels, according to newly published research from Houston Methodist. This finding offers a new clue in understanding COVID-19’s impact on cardiovascular health.

Newswise: Why We Fit A Mini Brain with a Mini Cap
14-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Why We Fit A Mini Brain with a Mini Cap
Johns Hopkins University

It could be the world’s tiniest EEG electrode cap, created to measure activity in a brain model the size of a pen dot. Its designers expect the device to lead to better understanding of neural disorders and how potentially dangerous chemicals affect the brain. This engineering feat, led by Johns Hopkins University researchers and detailed today in Science Advances, expands what researchers can accomplish with organoids, including mini brains—the lab-grown balls of human cells that mimic some of a brain’s structure and functionality.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 1:45 PM EDT
DOE’s Office of Science Is Now Accepting Applications for Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Awards
Department of Energy, Office of Science

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2022 Solicitation 2 cycle. Applications are due 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

Newswise: Big Data in the ER
Released: 17-Aug-2022 1:40 PM EDT
Big Data in the ER
Osaka University

Researchers at Osaka University use machine learning methods on a large dataset of trauma patients to determine the factors that correlate with survival, which may significantly improve triage and rapid treatment procedures.

   
Released: 17-Aug-2022 1:20 PM EDT
Mars Model Provides Method for Landing Humans on Red Planet
Australian National University

A mathematical model developed by space medicine experts from The Australian National University (ANU) could be used to predict whether an astronaut can safely travel to Mars and fulfil their mission duties upon stepping foot on the Red Planet.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 1:15 PM EDT
Preschoolers with Larger Vocabulary Before They Begin Education, Perform Better in Class – Study Shows
Taylor & Francis

Children who enter preschool with good vocabulary and attention skills do better in class, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Early Education and Development. The findings based on 900 four-year-olds from eight US states show how a child’s ability to engage with teachers and peers is affected by the range of words they know.

Newswise: International team determines structure of a key player in antibiotic resistance
Released: 17-Aug-2022 1:05 PM EDT
International team determines structure of a key player in antibiotic resistance
UT Southwestern Medical Center

With antibiotic-resistant bacteria on the rise, scientists have been searching for ways to shut down the Type IV secretion system (T4SS), a protein complex on the outer envelope of bacterial cells that helps them to exchange DNA with neighboring bacteria and resist antibiotics.

Newswise: Could Blood Marker Predict the Risk of Osteoporotic Hip Fracture in Men?
Released: 17-Aug-2022 1:00 PM EDT
Could Blood Marker Predict the Risk of Osteoporotic Hip Fracture in Men?
Wiley

Bone health requires a balanced activity of various bone cell types including bone-forming osteoblasts and bone-resorbing osteoclasts. Osteoporosis occurs when osteoclasts dominate without adequate bone formation to compensate.

Newswise: Research Method Predicts a Region’s Likelihood of Having Fish with Toxic Levels of Methylmercury
Released: 17-Aug-2022 12:50 PM EDT
Research Method Predicts a Region’s Likelihood of Having Fish with Toxic Levels of Methylmercury
Wiley

Consuming methylmercury-contaminated fish poses a hazard to human health. New research published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry may help environmental resource management officials predict which regions are likely to have fish with high concentrations of this toxin, without the need for extensive testing.

Newswise: How Young Chickens Play Can Indicate How They Feel
Released: 17-Aug-2022 12:45 PM EDT
How Young Chickens Play Can Indicate How They Feel
Linkoping University

It is common for young animals, in particular mammals, to play. Researchers at Linköping University (LiU), Sweden, have for the first time mapped the development of play in young chickens. The results show that the young chickens spend lots of time playing in different ways – just like puppies and kittens.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 12:35 PM EDT
Smartphone Video Motion Analysis Detected Narrowed Neck Arteries That May Lead to Stroke
American Heart Association (AHA)

Motion analysis of video recorded on a smartphone accurately detected narrowed arteries in the neck, which are a risk factor for stroke, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association.

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Newswise: Circular Economy to Boost the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Released: 17-Aug-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Circular Economy to Boost the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Tsinghua University Press

Circular economy is a brilliant concept that has found its way not only in elevating various aspects of our lives but also in solidifying future plans and goals for a sustainable society. In that sense, it also has high potential in achieving United Nations 2030 agenda for sustainable development goals (SDGs) that was adopted in 2015 with the motive of “transforming our world”.

Newswise: Study: Most People Infected With Omicron Didn’t Know It
Released: 17-Aug-2022 11:50 AM EDT
Study: Most People Infected With Omicron Didn’t Know It
Cedars-Sinai

The majority of people who were likely infected with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, didn’t know they had the virus, according to a new study from Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings are published in JAMA Network Open.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 11:45 AM EDT
Sailing Drones to Capture Ecosystem Data From Lake Superior
Cornell University

Seafaring drones on Lake Superior will soon allow a team of Cornell University scientists to examine fresh details about the abundance and distribution of forage fish – species, such as zooplankton and shrimp, which provide nourishment for sportier marine species higher on the food chain.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 11:30 AM EDT
Researchers Identify a Key Enzyme That Controls White-to-Brown Fat Conversion
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Researchers have identified a key enzyme which catalyzes the degradation of a potent activator of beige fat biogenesis.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 11:10 AM EDT
Misophonia Is More Than Just Hating the Sound of Chewing
Ohio State University

Researchers for the first time have identified the parts of the brain involved in a less-commonly studied trigger of misophonia, a condition associated with an extreme aversion to certain sounds.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Angela Mund Begins Term as President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

Angela Mund, DNP, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), and resident of Mount Pleasant, S.C., recently took office as the 2022-2023 president of the 59,000-member American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA), headquartered in Rosemont, Ill.

Newswise: A new neuromorphic chip for AI on the edge, at a small fraction of the energy and size of today’s compute platforms
16-Aug-2022 6:05 PM EDT
A new neuromorphic chip for AI on the edge, at a small fraction of the energy and size of today’s compute platforms
University of California San Diego

An international team of researchers has designed and built a chip that runs computations directly in memory and can run a wide variety of AI applications–all at a fraction of the energy consumed by computing platforms for general-purpose AI computing. The NeuRRAM neuromorphic chip brings AI a step closer to running on a broad range of edge devices, disconnected from the cloud, where they can perform sophisticated cognitive tasks anywhere and anytime without relying on a network connection to a centralized server.

Newswise: Scientists relieved to discover ‘curious’ creature with no anus is not earliest human ancestor
16-Aug-2022 5:05 AM EDT
Scientists relieved to discover ‘curious’ creature with no anus is not earliest human ancestor
University of Bristol

An international team of researchers have discovered that a mysterious microscopic creature from which humans were thought to descend is part of a different family tree.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 10:55 AM EDT
Men in Same-Sex Couples Suffer Earnings Decline When Preventative HIV-Medicine Is Available
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

When expensive medicines that are proven to prevent HIV acquisition are available through employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI), annual earnings for men in same-sex couples decline and part-time employment increases. The labor market effects are largest for young white men, who are among those most likely to be taking HIV prevention drugs.

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes Second Hospital in the World to Implant New Heart Pump to Treat Chronic Heart Failure
Released: 17-Aug-2022 10:50 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes Second Hospital in the World to Implant New Heart Pump to Treat Chronic Heart Failure
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hospital is one of only five in the U.S. selected to participate in early clinical trial for the minimally invasive Impella BTR technology

Released: 17-Aug-2022 10:45 AM EDT
Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine to Offer Walk-in Sports Injury Clinics on Saturdays
Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will provide a Saturday morning injury clinic for Rochester-area middle school, high school and college athletes injured during recent sports activities. This includes all athletes from schools in Southeast Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and Northern Iowa.

Newswise: Saint Louis University’s Historic Accelerating Excellence Campaign Tops $600 Million, Exceeding Goal by More Than $100 Million
Released: 17-Aug-2022 10:45 AM EDT
Saint Louis University’s Historic Accelerating Excellence Campaign Tops $600 Million, Exceeding Goal by More Than $100 Million
Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University announced today that it has exceeded its $500 million goal for Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University.

Released: 17-Aug-2022 10:40 AM EDT
Current Insurer Calculation of Qualified Payment Amount for Out-of-Network (OON) Care May Violate No Surprises Act
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

In possible violation of the No Surprises Act, health insurance company calculations of Qualified Payment Amounts (QPA) for anesthesiology, emergency medicine and radiology services (and possibly other specialty services) likely include rates from primary care provider (PCP) contracts. A new study conducted by Avalere Health and commissioned by three national physician organizations examined a subpopulation of PCPs and determined that contracting practices may directly impact the QPA.

   

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