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Article ID: 717906

BIDMC Research & Health News Digest: August 2019

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.

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22-Aug-2019 4:50 PM EDT
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Healthcare, Neuro, Pain

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Newswise: Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

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Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

A group of prominent CEOs recently issued a statement encouraging business to create value for all stakeholders, not limited to investors. Ed Freeman and his colleagues have been working with Stakeholder Theory for decades. Here, Darden professors across disciplines offer examples of how businesses can (or already are) prioritizing stakeholders.

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22-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: Woman’s Christmas present: Surviving an internal decapitation

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Woman’s Christmas present: Surviving an internal decapitation

University of Alabama at Birmingham

An Alabama woman suffered an internal decapitation when the ATV she was driving hit a barb wire fence. The story of her recovery is remarkable.

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22-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Cracking a Decades-Old Test, Researchers Bolster Case for Quantum Mechanics

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Cracking a Decades-Old Test, Researchers Bolster Case for Quantum Mechanics

The Optical Society (OSA)

At upcoming FiO + LS conference, researchers will discuss creative tactics to get rid of loopholes that have long confounded tests of quantum mechanics. With their innovative method, the researchers were able to demonstrate quantum interactions between two particles spaced more than 180 meters (590 feet) apart while eliminating the possibility that shared events during the past 11 years affected their interaction.

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22-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: In search of the perfect muskmelon

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In search of the perfect muskmelon

Iowa State University

Iowa State University researchers are trying to grow muskmelons of the perfect size. Smaller muskmelons that retain desirable flavor characteristics could result in less waste.

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22-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Expert Sources Available for Prostate Health Month

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

With National Prostate Health Month quickly approaching in September, the Prostate Cancer Program at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has several expert sources that may be helpful for stories you are working on now or in the future.

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22-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Dietary zinc protects against Streptococcus pneumoniae infection

University of Adelaide

Researchers have uncovered a crucial link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of pneumonia.

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