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Newswise: Lung Cancer Screening Has the Potential to Reduce HIV Deaths
Released: 1-Dec-2022 8:00 AM EST
Lung Cancer Screening Has the Potential to Reduce HIV Deaths
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

This World AIDS Day, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American Thoracic Society is a founding member, is calling on the health care community to increase lung cancer screening for people with HIV who are current or former heavy smokers and may be at high risk for developing the disease. As HIV- infected individuals have high smoking rates, smoking cessation should also be encouraged.

Newswise: UCHealth Initiative Reduces Off-Label Pulse Oximeter Placement
28-Nov-2022 3:55 PM EST
UCHealth Initiative Reduces Off-Label Pulse Oximeter Placement
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

A short-term quality improvement initiative at UCHealth in Colorado helped change the culture of pulse oximetry use, reducing the off-label placement of sensors from 15% to less than 1% and reinforcing that different types of pulse oximeters are not interchangeable.

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30-Nov-2022 7:05 PM EST
Calls for further research into family of antibiotics to reduce risk of serious side effects
University of Portsmouth

Experts reviewing the use of a commonly prescribed family of drugs, known as fluoroquinolones, say safety warnings differ internationally

Released: 1-Dec-2022 1:05 AM EST
ضباب الدماغ ما بعد فيروس كورونا المستجد: خبير من مايو كلينك يصف المؤشرات الشائعة
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا— في الأيام الأولى لجائحة فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19)، أبلغ المرضى المصابون بمتلازمة فيروس كورونا المستجد طويل الأمد، والمعروفة أيضًا باسم متلازمة ما بعد فيروس كورونا المستجد، عن مشاكل في التفكير. ثم أصبح هذا يُعرف باسم ضباب الدماغ، وعلى الرغم من أنه ليس مصطلحًا طبيًا رسميًا، فقد أصبح جزءًا دائمًا من مناقشات فيروس كورونا المستجد طويل الأمد. وفي هذا المقال، يصف جريج فانيشكاتورن، دكتور الطب، مدير برنامج مايو كلينك لتأهيل النشاط بعد فيروس كورونا المستجد، المشكلات الشائعة التي يعاني منها المرضى.

27-Nov-2022 4:05 PM EST
Study in mice suggests that expression of estrogen-related gene can impact post-menopausal breast cancer risk and prevention strategies
Georgetown University Medical Center

In a study using a first-of-its kind mouse model of aging that mimics breast cancer development in estrogen receptor-positive post-menopausal women, investigators at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and colleagues have determined that over-expression, or switching on of the Esr1 gene, could lead to elevated risk of developing estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer in older women.

Newswise: Clouds less climate-sensitive than assumed
Released: 30-Nov-2022 7:15 PM EST
Clouds less climate-sensitive than assumed
Universität Hamburg

In a major field campaign in 2020, Dr. Raphaela Vogel who is now at Universität Hamburg’s Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) and an international team from the Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique in Paris and the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg analyzed observational data they and others collected in fields of cumulus clouds near the Atlantic island of Barbados.

Newswise: ZTF makes first discovery of a rare cosmic “lunch”
Released: 30-Nov-2022 7:00 PM EST
ZTF makes first discovery of a rare cosmic “lunch”
California Institute of Technology

The universe can be a violent place. Stars die or collide with each other and black holes devour everything that gets too close.

Newswise: Smallest mobile lifeform created
Released: 30-Nov-2022 6:55 PM EST
Smallest mobile lifeform created
Osaka Metropolitan University

The origin of all biological movements, including walking, swimming, or flying, can be traced back to cellular movements; however, little is known about how cell motility arose in evolution.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 6:45 PM EST
Overweight women most likely to suffer long Covid
University of East Anglia

Overweight women are more likely to experience symptoms of long Covid according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

Newswise: Excess Oxygen During Anesthesia Linked to Risk of Organ Injury

 
28-Nov-2022 5:10 PM EST
Excess Oxygen During Anesthesia Linked to Risk of Organ Injury  
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Unnecessarily high concentrations of oxygen given to patients under general anesthesia may increase risk of injury to the kidneys, lungs and heart, according to a large Vanderbilt University Medical Center-led study published in The BMJ, the flagship journal of the British Medical Association.

Newswise:Video Embedded teleport-600-million-years-and-virtually-explore-the-flinders-ranges
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Released: 30-Nov-2022 6:25 PM EST
Teleport 600 million years and virtually explore the Flinders Ranges
University of South Australia

One of Australia’s most captivating landscapes can now be explored virtually, thanks to a University of South Australia project that documents the geological and cultural significance of the Flinders Ranges.

Newswise: November Research Highlights
Released: 30-Nov-2022 6:10 PM EST
November Research Highlights
Cedars-Sinai

A roundup of the latest research discoveries and faculty news at Cedars-Sinai.

Newswise: George Langford Recognized for Service to ASCB, Science
Released: 30-Nov-2022 6:00 PM EST
George Langford Recognized for Service to ASCB, Science
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The Public Policy Committee of the American Society for Cell Biology selected George Langford to receive the 2022 Public Service Award for his 50 years of service to the ASCB and science. A short video of the presentation will be shown on Saturday, December 3, during the Cell Bio 2022 Keynote in Washington, DC.

Newswise: UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center appoints new associate director for Office of Community Outreach and Engagement
Released: 30-Nov-2022 5:55 PM EST
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center appoints new associate director for Office of Community Outreach and Engagement
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Laura Fejerman named new associate director for cancer center’s Office of Community Outreach and Engagement as Moon Chen heads new cancer screening program.

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27-Nov-2022 5:00 PM EST
Buprenorphine, Not Methadone, May Be Safer Treatment for Opioid-Use Disorder During Pregnancy
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

Researchers found that using buprenorphine to treat opioid-use disorder during pregnancy may result in better outcomes for the baby than methadone.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 4:50 PM EST
Americans Report Sleeping Better, Two Years into the Pandemic
American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

A survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine reveals that Americans seem to be sleeping better now compared with 2021. Nearly one-third of Americans (31%) say they have experienced “COVID-somnia" since the beginning of the pandemic, a 25% decrease compared with the 2021 survey (56%).

Released: 30-Nov-2022 4:50 PM EST
Controversial Alzheimer's drug approval sparks surprising impact
IOS Press

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave controversial accelerated approval to the first Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years, it had a surprising impact on attitudes about research into the disease.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 4:35 PM EST
Landslide risk remains long after an earthquake
Newcastle University

Satellite observations have revealed that weak seismic ground shaking can trigger powerful landslide acceleration – even several years after a significant earthquake.

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Released: 30-Nov-2022 4:25 PM EST
AACN Rounds with Leadership: Making Progress with Advancing DEI
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

AACN recognizes that advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is critical to developing a nursing workforce prepared to provide high-quality, equitable, and culturally appropriate health care. Our member schools share a commitment to preparing a community of scholars, clinicians, educators, and leaders who fully value the importance of DEI in eradicating health inequities and disparities in the nation and around the world.

Newswise: New visual scale offers simple measure to help identify job burnout
Released: 30-Nov-2022 4:10 PM EST
New visual scale offers simple measure to help identify job burnout
University of Notre Dame

Existing methods of identifying job burnout are lengthy and sometimes proprietary, but new research from the University of Notre Dame offers a faster and easier way.

   
Released: 30-Nov-2022 4:00 PM EST
Study: Managers exhibit bias based on race, gender, disability and sexual orientation
University of Florida

Newly published study work shows that managers are likely to express bias, particularly in implicit forms.

28-Nov-2022 5:50 PM EST
Subjective Cognitive Decline Linked to Higher Dementia Risk for Black, Latino People
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Some people report a decline in their memory before any decline is large enough to show up on standard tests. This experience, called subjective cognitive decline, is associated with an increased risk of later developing dementia in white, Black and Latino people, according to a study published in the November 30, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

28-Nov-2022 5:45 PM EST
With High Costs and Similar Benefits, Use of New Neurology Drugs Is Low
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

A number of new neurologic medications for diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease and migraine have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval over the past decade. However, with most having higher out-of-pocket costs and benefits similar to existing, less expensive drugs, only a small percentage of people with neurologic conditions are being treated with these new drugs, according to a study funded by the American Academy of Neurology and published in the November 30, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Newswise: Research: Grape Consumption Helps Counter UV Damage to Skin
Released: 30-Nov-2022 3:50 PM EST
Research: Grape Consumption Helps Counter UV Damage to Skin
Academy Communications

A just-published study by Dr. John Pezzuto of the Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences found that consuming grapes protected against ultraviolet damage to the skin.

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Newswise: Big Data Analysis Powers the Fight Against Alzheimer’s
Released: 30-Nov-2022 3:40 PM EST
Big Data Analysis Powers the Fight Against Alzheimer’s
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

New research findings published in Science Advances (November 2022), help explain the progression of Alzheimer-related dementia in each patient. The findings outline a biological classification system that predicts disease severity.

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Newswise: Unraveling Cancer’s Complexities
Released: 30-Nov-2022 3:00 PM EST
Unraveling Cancer’s Complexities
Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai physician-scientists share insights and report on developments in the field in “Frontiers of Medical Research: Cancer”

Newswise: Who's really driving conversations on social media?
Released: 30-Nov-2022 3:00 PM EST
Who's really driving conversations on social media?
Brigham Young University

Log on to your favorite social media site and you’re likely to see a slew of posts and opinions on controversial topics like social justice, immigration, and corrupt elections.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:50 PM EST
Scientists did not release a zombie plague by reviving a dormant virus, but their warning of a potential public health crisis is legitimate
Newswise

A team of researchers uncovered an ancient “pandoravirus” from underneath a frozen lake in Siberia. The virus was found along with others in the Siberian permafrost. Scientists say the viruses could help us prepare for pandemic-level issues as the permafrost thaws.

   
Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:30 PM EST
UC Davis Health adopts low pressure surgery systemwide
UC Davis Health

UC Davis Health is the first multi-site health system in the nation to implement a low-pressure insufflation systemwide for laparoscopic surgeries.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:25 PM EST
CHOP Researchers Identify Potential Genetic Variants Linked to Increased Cancer Risk in Children with Birth Defects
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Researchers have identified several genetic variants associated with increased risk of cancer in children with non-chromosomal birth defects, such as congenital heart disease and defects of the central nervous system. While the risk of developing cancer is not as high as children with chromosomal birth defects, it is significantly higher than children with no birth defects at all, and the findings may provide a basis for early detection in these understudied patients.

Newswise: Cell Bio 2022 kicks off December 3 in Washington, DC
Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:25 PM EST
Cell Bio 2022 kicks off December 3 in Washington, DC
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

Cell Bio 2022—the annual joint meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)—will convene at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, December 3-7. As the world's largest gathering of cell biologists, this unique meeting focuses on cell biology as the fundamental basis of biology and sessions on emerging interdisciplinary topics.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:25 PM EST
Peptyde Bio Closes Oversubscribed Pre-Seed Round
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Peptyde Bio Inc. announced that it has closed an oversubscribed $1.2M pre-seed funding round. Peptyde Bio is the first company spun out of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center by Danforth Technology Company (DTC), the wholly-owned subsidiary formed by the Danforth Center in February 2022.

Newswise: Needhi Bhalla chosen for 2022 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity
Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:20 PM EST
Needhi Bhalla chosen for 2022 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

Needhi Bhalla, Professor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental (MCD) Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), will receive the 2022 American Society for Cell Biology Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity award. ASCB will recognize Bhalla on Saturday, December 3, before the keynote of the Cell Bio 2022 meeting in Washington, DC.

Newswise: Rebecca Heald receives Sandra K. Masur Senior Leadership Award
Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:10 PM EST
Rebecca Heald receives Sandra K. Masur Senior Leadership Award
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

Rebecca Heald, Professor, and Co-chair in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, has been awarded the 2022 Sandra K. Masur Senior Leadership Award from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). Heald will present the talk “Molecular conflicts disrupting centromere maintenance contribute to Xenopus hybrid inviability” during the Centromere Structure and Function Special Interest Subgroup Wednesday, December 7, at Cell Bio 2022. The Masur Award is presented on Tuesday, December 6.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:05 PM EST
CHOP Researchers Discover Genetic Variant Associated with Earlier Onset Childhood Epilepsy
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Researchers have discovered a specific genetic variant in SCN1A, the most common genetic epilepsy, that leads to an earlier onset of epilepsy, with clinical features distinct from other epilepsies. The researchers also identified a potentially effective treatment strategy.

Newswise: More than 4 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths are preventable in the US, and mental health is the leading cause
Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:05 PM EST
More than 4 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths are preventable in the US, and mental health is the leading cause
Adler University

Preventable failures in U.S. maternal health care result in far too many pregnancy-related deaths. Each year, approximately 700 parents die from pregnancy and childbirth complications. As such, the U.S. maternal mortality rate is more than double that of most other developed countries.

Newswise: David Asai wins the 2022 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education
Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:00 PM EST
David Asai wins the 2022 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The American Society for Cell Biology honors David J. Asai, Senior Director of Science Education for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), with the 2022 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education. Asai will receive the award on Monday, December 5, during Cell Bio 2022 in Washington, DC, where he will present the talk “Lessons from the Little Red Hen.”

Newswise: Juan S. Bonifacino to present 2022 Keith Porter Lecture
Released: 30-Nov-2022 2:00 PM EST
Juan S. Bonifacino to present 2022 Keith Porter Lecture
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

Juan Salvador Bonifacino will present the Keith Porter Lecture Monday, December 5, at Cell Bio 2022 in Washington, DC.

Newswise: Findings from 2,000-year-old Uluburun shipwreck reveal complex trade network
28-Nov-2022 1:10 PM EST
Findings from 2,000-year-old Uluburun shipwreck reveal complex trade network
Washington University in St. Louis

Using advanced geochemical analyses, a team of scientists, including Michael Frachetti, professor of archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis, have uncovered new answers to decades-old questions about trade of tin throughout Eurasia during the Late Bronze Age.

   
28-Nov-2022 11:00 AM EST
Five precepts of Buddhism may be linked to lower depression risk
PLOS

Study suggests the moral practice may buffer known links between high stress levels and depression.

   
Newswise: Don Cleveland presents E.B. Wilson lecture at Cell Bio 2022
Released: 30-Nov-2022 1:55 PM EST
Don Cleveland presents E.B. Wilson lecture at Cell Bio 2022
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is excited to honor Don Cleveland with the 2022 E. B. Wilson Medal. Cleveland will present the E.B. Wilson lecture, “Genome instability in cancer: chromothripsis and extrachromosomal DNA,” during Cell Bio 2022 in Washington, DC.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 1:55 PM EST
Adverse psychosocial factors in childhood are associated with worse midlife learning and memory
University of Turku (Turun yliopisto)

A Finnish study coordinated by the Centre for Population Health Research at the University of Turku shows that cumulative adverse psychosocial factors in childhood are associated with worse midlife learning and memory, and specifically child’s self-regulation and social adjustment.

Newswise: Renato Aguilera to present E.E. Just award lecture
Released: 30-Nov-2022 1:55 PM EST
Renato Aguilera to present E.E. Just award lecture
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased to announce that Renato J. Aguilera of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) will present the 2022 E.E. Just Lectureship Award. On Sunday, December 4, during Cell Bio 2022 in Washington, DC, he will present the talk “From the Study of DNases to Cancer Research: an Unexpected Scientific Journey.”


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