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La fatiga, el deterioro cognitivo percibido y los trastornos del estado de ánimo se asocian al síndrome posterior a la COVID-19, según un estudio de Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic

Los pacientes a los que se les diagnostica el síndrome posterior a la COVID-19, también conocido como "PCS", "síndrome de COVID-19 de larga duración" y "secuelas posagudas del SARS COV-2", experimentan síntomas como trastornos del estado de ánimo, fatiga y deterioro cognitivo percibido que pueden afectar de manera negativa el regreso al trabajo y la reanudación de las actividades normales.

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ORNL partners on science kits for STEM schools
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Center of Science and Industry and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network have partnered to deliver hundreds of free science kits called Learning Lunchboxes to STEM-designated schools in East Tennessee.

Released: 17-May-2021 4:45 PM EDT
COVID-19 vaccination: Thrombosis can be prevented by prompt treatment
Medical University of Vienna (MedUni Wien)

A rare syndrome has been observed in people following vaccination against Covid-19.

Released: 17-May-2021 4:35 PM EDT
More Latinx and Black Children Enrolled in Managed Care Health Plans
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Latinx and Black children are enrolled in public and private managed care health plans in greater proportions than white children, according to data from a national survey published in the journal JAMA Network Open. This pattern persists even when controlled by household income and whether a child has special healthcare needs.

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Released: 17-May-2021 4:25 PM EDT
Global land use more extensive than estimated
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Humans leave their "footprints" on the land area all around the globe.

Released: 17-May-2021 4:20 PM EDT
New study of how US recreational cannabis legalization could change illegal drug markets
Society for the Study of Addiction

A study published in the scientific journal Addiction provides the most comprehensive evidence to date of the association between recreational cannabis laws (RCLs) in US states and responses in the illegal markets for cannabis, heroin, and other drugs in those states.

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Released: 17-May-2021 4:15 PM EDT
May 20 is the fourth annual National STOP THE BLEED Day
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

National STOP THE BLEED® Day provides a renewed opportunity to highlight why it’s important that everyone learn how to control serious bleeding.

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Released: 17-May-2021 4:10 PM EDT
New numerical method makes simulating landslide tsunamis possible
Tohoku University

Researchers from Tohoku University have developed a new numerical method that paves the way for simulating landslide tsunamis.

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Compound may prevent risk of form of arrhythmia from common medications
Washington University in St. Louis

A team led by researchers including Jianmin Cui, professor of biomedical engineering, discovered a compound that prevents and even reverses the underlying physiological change that can lead some drugs to cause heart problems.

Released: 17-May-2021 3:40 PM EDT
Commonly Used Drugs for Schizophrenia Linked to Greater Cognitive Impairment
University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego researchers report that medications commonly prescribed to reduce the severity of physical and mental health symptoms associated with schizophrenia may have a cumulative effect of worsening cognitive function in patients.

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Released: 17-May-2021 3:35 PM EDT
Discovery of new material could someday aid in nuclear nonproliferation
Los Alamos National Laboratory

A newly discovered quasicrystal that was created by the first nuclear explosion at Trinity Site, N.M., on July 16, 1945, could someday help scientists better understand illicit nuclear explosions and curb nuclear proliferation.

Released: 17-May-2021 3:25 PM EDT
DHS S&T Selects 2021 Minority Serving Institutions Summer Research Teams
Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T announced today the selection of 18 teams from different Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) across the United States to participate in the 2021 Summer Research Team (SRT) program.

Newswise: Study reveals new options to help firms improve the food recall process
Released: 17-May-2021 2:55 PM EDT
Study reveals new options to help firms improve the food recall process
University of Notre Dame

There are two key drivers of recall uncertainty — upstream and downstream complexity, according to research from Kaitlin Wowak, associate professor of information technology, analytics and operations in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

Released: 17-May-2021 2:55 PM EDT
Novel Rehab Program Improves Outcome for Older Heart-failure Patients, Study Finds
Wake Forest Baptist Health

Heart failure (HF) – when the heart can’t pump enough blood and oxygen through the body – affects approximately 6.2 million adults in the United States and is the primary cause of hospitalization in the elderly. Unfortunately, older adults with heart failure often have poor outcomes resulting in reduced quality of life, high mortality and frequent rehospitalizations.

Newswise: Insulin is Necessary for Repairing Olfactory Neurons
Released: 17-May-2021 2:50 PM EDT
Insulin is Necessary for Repairing Olfactory Neurons
Monell Chemical Senses Center

Insulin plays a critical role in the maturation, after injury, of immature olfactory sensory neurons. Applying insulin into the nasal passage could be developed as a therapy for injury caused by a host of issues.

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Released: 17-May-2021 2:45 PM EDT
How plankton hold secrets to preventing pandemics
University of Colorado Boulder

Whether it's plankton exposed to parasites or people exposed to pathogens, a host's initial immune response plays an integral role in determining whether infection occurs and to what degree it spreads within a population, new University of Colorado Boulder research suggests.

Released: 17-May-2021 2:30 PM EDT
Cornell Law student plays key role in New York blogger’s defamation defense
Cornell University

In a case won by Cornell University Law School's First Amendment Clinic, law student Rob Ward addressed a novel question in New York state court concerning recent changes to state statutes intended to protect free speech in public matters.

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Released: 17-May-2021 2:25 PM EDT
URI students learn about animal behavior by training chickens to perform tasks
University of Rhode Island

Each of the 13 students in URI Assistant Professor Justin Richard’s class is assigned a chicken and is instructed to train it to do several required behaviors, as well as other behaviors the students choose themselves. All train the birds to understand that when they hear a clicker, a food reward will be delivered. They also train the birds to peck at a target. Some students are also training their chickens to get on a scale to be weighed, identify a particular color, or jump through a hoop.

Newswise: Transplant Patient Celebrates Two Birthdays in One Month
Released: 17-May-2021 2:15 PM EDT
Transplant Patient Celebrates Two Birthdays in One Month
Cedars-Sinai

Last month, Lara Holmes celebrated two birthdays—her normal birthday, and the first birthday since she received the gift of a lifetime: a new pancreas and kidney.

Released: 17-May-2021 2:00 PM EDT
ARVO elects new Editors-in-Chief for its three journals
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) has announced the election of new Editors-in-Chief (EICs) for its three open-access journals — Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS), Journal of Vision (JOV) and Translational Vision Science & Technology (TVST).

Newswise: Alcohol problems severely undertreated
Released: 17-May-2021 2:00 PM EDT
Alcohol problems severely undertreated
Washington University in St. Louis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that although the vast majority of people with alcohol use disorder see their doctors regularly for a range of issues, fewer than one in 10 ever get treatment to help curb their drinking.

Released: 17-May-2021 2:00 PM EDT
Civil commitment for substance use disorder treatment – What do addiction medicine specialists think?
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Amid the rising toll of opioid overdoses and deaths in the U.S., several states are considering laws enabling civil commitment for involuntary treatment of patients with substance use disorders (SUDs). Most addiction medicine physicians support civil commitment for SUD treatment – but others strongly oppose this approach, reports a survey study in Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: “Seeing” previously invisible nano-level glass damage
Released: 17-May-2021 1:50 PM EDT
“Seeing” previously invisible nano-level glass damage
Penn State Materials Research Institute

For the first time, the subsurface structural change of silica glass due to nanoscale wear and damage has been revealed via spectroscopy, which may lead to improvements in glass products such as electronic displays and vehicle windshields, according to a team of international researchers.

Newswise: Bird data from Ethiopia fills in baseline data gaps
Released: 17-May-2021 1:40 PM EDT
Bird data from Ethiopia fills in baseline data gaps
University of Utah

The study establishes baseline observations for tropical birds in East Africa, filling in an important data gap for monitoring biodiversity and tropical ecosystem health in a warming world.

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Cornell startup’s sustainable tech takes food farther
Cornell University

Farther Farms has created the world’s first commercially available french fries that don’t need freezing or refrigeration, with innovative technology developed at Cornell University.

Released: 17-May-2021 1:35 PM EDT
Save our oceans to protect our health - scientists call for global action plan
University of Exeter

Scientists have proposed the first steps towards a united global plan to save our oceans, for the sake of human health.

Released: 17-May-2021 1:30 PM EDT
Dr. Cheryl Willman named executive director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Programs, Director, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center
Mayo Clinic

Cheryl Willman, M.D., has been named executive director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Programs and director of Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Willman comes to Mayo Clinic from University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center, where she has served as director and CEO for 20 years. Under Dr. Willman's leadership, University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center has become one of the most preeminent National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation.

Newswise: Family History, Race and Sex Linked to Higher Rates of Asthma in Children
Released: 17-May-2021 1:00 PM EDT
Family History, Race and Sex Linked to Higher Rates of Asthma in Children
Henry Ford Health System

A national study on childhood asthma led by Henry Ford Health System has found that family history, race and sex are associated in different ways with higher rates of asthma in children. In a study published in JAMA Pediatrics (hyperlink goes here), researchers found that children with at least one parent with a history of asthma had two to three times higher rates of asthma, mostly through age 4.

Released: 17-May-2021 12:50 PM EDT
Researchers find no increased risk of death with drug-coated devices used for lower extremity revascularization
Beth Israel Lahey Health

Cardiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), designed the Safety Assessment of Femoropopliteal Endovascular Treatment With Paclitaxel-coated Devices (SAFE-PAD) study to provide the information necessary to make scientifically-sound regulatory decisions about the safety of these devices.

Newswise: Archaeologists teach computers to sort ancient pottery
Released: 17-May-2021 12:45 PM EDT
Archaeologists teach computers to sort ancient pottery
Northern Arizona University

Machine learns to categorize pottery comparable to expert archaeologists, matches designs among thousands of broken pieces

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Two biodiversity refugia identified in the Eastern Bering Sea
Hokkaido University

Scientists from Hokkaido University have used species survey and climate data to identify two marine biodiversity refugia in the Eastern Bering Sea - regions where species richness, community stability and climate stability are high.

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Released: 17-May-2021 12:15 PM EDT
Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., May 17, 2021 — Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine. In a study published recently in Nature Communications, scientists in UCI’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering showed that over the past century, the likelihood of stronger and more long-lasting dry spells grew in the Americas, the Mediterranean, western and southern Africa and eastern Asia.

Released: 17-May-2021 12:10 PM EDT
Researchers Identify Proteins That Predict Future Dementia, Alzheimer’s Risk
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The development of dementia, often from Alzheimer’s disease, late in life is associated with abnormal blood levels of dozens of proteins up to five years earlier.

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Engineered organism could diagnose Crohn's disease flareups
Rice University

In an important step toward the clinical application of synthetic biology, Rice University researchers have engineered a bacterium with the necessary capabilities for diagnosing a human disease.

Newswise: Argonne senior chemist Robert Tranter named fellow of the Combustion Institute
Released: 17-May-2021 11:40 AM EDT
Argonne senior chemist Robert Tranter named fellow of the Combustion Institute
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne senior chemist Robert Tranter, a shockwave chemist, was named a fellow of the Combustion Institute.

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Released: 17-May-2021 11:40 AM EDT
To Map the Universe, Astrophysicists Launch Largest Sky Survey Yet
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Nearly 40 years after creating the first, iconic map of the universe, researchers aim for the largest map ever.

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Released: 17-May-2021 11:40 AM EDT
Experts call for urgent action to reduce global burden of cardiovascular disease in women by 2030
Lancet

The Lancet women and cardiovascular disease Commission outlines 10 ambitious recommendations to improve health outcomes for millions of women around the world and achieve the global targets set.

Released: 17-May-2021 11:20 AM EDT
New evidence of how and when the Milky Way came together
Ohio State University

New research provides the best evidence to date into the timing of how our early Milky Way came together, including the merger with a key satellite galaxy

Newswise: Clinical Trials Day: Empowering Patients to Participate in Active Pulmonary Fibrosis Trials
Released: 17-May-2021 11:20 AM EDT
Clinical Trials Day: Empowering Patients to Participate in Active Pulmonary Fibrosis Trials
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

To mark Clinical Trials Day on May 20, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) aims to herald the positive impact clinical trials have made on the pulmonary fibrosis (PF) community, the current advancements in research and the importance of patient involvement.

Released: 17-May-2021 11:15 AM EDT
Researchers Discover First Immune Stimulating Long Noncoding RNA Involved in Body's Response to Cancer
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

U-M researchers have discovered the first immune stimulating long noncoding RNA Involved in the body's response to cancer, suggesting potential approaches to improve immunotherapy treatment.

Released: 17-May-2021 10:45 AM EDT
Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Doctors to Receive Honors During American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Session
Mount Sinai Health System

William Whang, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), and Gilbert Tang, MD, MSc, MBA, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, are receiving the 2021 Simon Dack Awards for their exceptional contributions to the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).

Newswise: Routine Testing Before Surgery Remains Common Despite Low Value
17-May-2021 10:40 AM EDT
Routine Testing Before Surgery Remains Common Despite Low Value
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Before undergoing surgery, patients often go through a number of tests. In fact, about half of patients who had one of three common surgical procedures done in Michigan between 2015 and the midway point of 2019 received at least one routine test beforehand.

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