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Newswise: COVID-19 Immunity Test Inventor: ‘It’s Not Just About Antibodies’
Released: 12-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT
COVID-19 Immunity Test Inventor: ‘It’s Not Just About Antibodies’
Cedars-Sinai

When it comes to COVID-19 immunity, antibodies do not tell the whole story, according to Cedars-Sinai professor of Medicine Stanley C. Jordan, MD.

Released: 12-Aug-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Top-100 Tax Law Professor Available to Speak about Inflation Reduction Plan
Albany Law School

With President Joe Biden’s $80 billion Inflation Reduction Plan directing funds to the Internal Revenue Service ($45.6 billion chiefly for enforcement) and taxing cryptocurrencies, a relatively new area for the IRS, Albany Law School Professor Danshera Cords is available to share her insight and deep knowledge of tax law.

Newswise: Neurosurgeon Ashish Shah Returns to Sylvester to Head Clinical Trials and Translational Research on Brain Tumors
Released: 12-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Neurosurgeon Ashish Shah Returns to Sylvester to Head Clinical Trials and Translational Research on Brain Tumors
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Ashish Shah, M.D., has assumed the newly created position of director of clinical trials and translational research and principal investigator in the Section of Virology and Immunotherapy at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Brain Tumor Initiative (BTI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Shah, who calls himself a “quadruple ’Cane,” returns to the site of his undergraduate studies, medical school, and residency as a faculty member. This follows a year-long fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, where he focused on clinical trial design and translational neuro-oncology.

Newswise: How Mines Gone Bust Can Boom Again in the New Energy Economy
Released: 11-Aug-2022 10:00 AM EDT
How Mines Gone Bust Can Boom Again in the New Energy Economy
Michigan Technological University

The Biden administration is putting billions towards sustainable, domestic energy production. A major part of this effort is pumped underground storage hydro, or PUSH, a closed-loop hydroelectric system in which two Michigan Tech researchers are leading experts.

   
Released: 10-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Strategy, Psychology Behind Effective Negotiating
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith experts explain the groundwork for professionals to “'think on their feet’ when the next situation arises to negotiate – whether in product pricing, partnership agreements or the next job offer.”

   
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Don’t let poison ivy ruin the day
Released: 10-Aug-2022 12:25 PM EDT
The Medical Minute: Don’t let poison ivy ruin the day
Penn State Health

Do leaves of three make you itchy? A Penn State Health dermatologist talks about poison ivy – how to avoid it and how to treat the rash.

Released: 10-Aug-2022 12:15 PM EDT
DePaul University faculty experts available to discuss back-to-school topics
DePaul University

National education discussions from teacher shortages to curriculum requirements and school safety have been front and center throughout the summer. With many school districts close to opening the 2022-23 academic year, including Chicago Public Schools on Aug. 22, DePaul University experts are available to offer insights and commentary on a variety of back-to-school topics.

Released: 10-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert shares heart failure signs, risk factors people may not be aware of
Mayo Clinic

Heart failure may seem like a disease of advanced age, but it can develop at any time in life. And, in many cases, it can be prevented or treated. In this expert alert, Gosia Wamil, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, explains risk factors, symptoms that people may not be aware of and how heart failure is treated.

Newswise: Q&A: Professor Offers Prescription to Better Explain Climate and Health
Released: 9-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Q&A: Professor Offers Prescription to Better Explain Climate and Health
University of Oregon

Health professionals could better communicate the health effects of climate change by using information that promotes action rather than confusion, according to a recent article by a University of Oregon researcher.

     
Released: 9-Aug-2022 1:30 PM EDT
How will the pending budget bill reduce drug prices for Americans?
University of Michigan

The Inflation Reduction Act contains provisions that are expected to lower drug costs for millions of Americans by allowing Medicare to negotiate some drug prices and by limiting the amount of out-of-pocket drug costs for Medicare Part D patients.

Released: 8-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Planning Ahead Can Make the First Day of School Less Stressful
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Pediatrician recommends these steps parents can take to help their children—and themselves—transition from the swimming pool to the classroom as smoothly as possible.

   
Released: 4-Aug-2022 12:45 PM EDT
Women in STEM Careers Face Bias
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Women are excluded from promotions when firms look at potential, rather than proof, says Dr. Nishtha Langer, an associate professor in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Released: 1-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT
خبير من مايو كلينك يشرح كيف تؤثر الحرارة الشديدة على الأدوية
Mayo Clinic

من المهم إيجاد طرق للحفاظ على برودة جسمك خلال درجات الحرارة المرتفعة للغاية - وكذلك ينبغي ضمان عدم تعرض أدويتك للحرارة الشديدة.

Newswise: The Goldilocks of Radioisotopes, Just Right for Treating Cancer
Released: 28-Jul-2022 6:05 PM EDT
The Goldilocks of Radioisotopes, Just Right for Treating Cancer
Los Alamos National Laboratory

There’s a powerful new tool to reduce the harm cancer inflicts: actinium-225, which can be attached to molecules to target cancer in the human body. Tested in worldwide clinical trials against advanced metastatic prostate cancer, the radioisotope has proven effective in eliminating cancers.

   
Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Experts Available to Speak on Research Presented During AAIC 2022
Released: 27-Jul-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Experts Available to Speak on Research Presented During AAIC 2022
Cedars-Sinai

Physician-scientists from the Jona Goldrich Center for Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders at Cedars-Sinai are available for media interviews during the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) taking place online and in person July 31-Aug. 4, 2022, in San Diego.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: COVID-19 vaccine still your best bet against BA.5
Released: 27-Jul-2022 2:30 PM EDT
The Medical Minute: COVID-19 vaccine still your best bet against BA.5
Penn State Health

The dominant COVID-19 viral variant in the U.S. seems to hold the key to get through former immunities. A Penn State Health infectious disease physician discusses BA.5 and how you can protect yourself.

Released: 27-Jul-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Experto de Mayo Clinic explica cómo puede el calor extremo afectar a los medicamentos
Mayo Clinic

Descubrir maneras de mantener fresco al cuerpo ante temperaturas extremadamente altas es importante, como también lo es garantizar que los medicamentos no estén expuestos a calores extremos.

Released: 27-Jul-2022 1:05 PM EDT
妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic)专家解释高温如何影响药物治疗
Mayo Clinic

遇到高温时保持身体凉爽很重要,而确保您的药物不暴露在高温下也同样重要。妙佑医疗国际的一名药剂师Scott Hall表示,温度变化会使药物降解,有些药物会导致热耐受不良。

Released: 26-Jul-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Especialista da Mayo Clinic explica como o calor extremo pode afetar os medicamentos
Mayo Clinic

Encontrar formas de manter o corpo frio em temperaturas extremamente elevadas é importante, assim como garantir que os medicamentos não sejam expostos ao calor extremo.

Released: 25-Jul-2022 5:45 PM EDT
专家提醒:骨癌质子束治疗可保护周围组织
Mayo Clinic

七月是肉瘤宣传月,旨在引起人们对这种疾病的关注,肉瘤是一系列起源于身体骨骼或软组织的癌症。肉瘤有70多种类型,包括骨癌。骨癌的治疗方法包括针对癌症的手术、化疗、放疗或质子束治疗。

Released: 25-Jul-2022 5:40 PM EDT
تأكيد من طبيب أخصائي: العلاج الإشعاعي بحزم البروتونات لسرطان العظام يحافظ على الأنسجة المحيطة
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا: يعد تموز/يوليو هو شهر التوعية بالساركوما وللفت الانتباه لمجموعة من السرطانات التي تبدأ في العظام أو الأنسجة الرخوة في الجسم. هناك أكثر من 70 نوعاً من الساركوما، منها سرطان العظام. وتشمل طرق علاج سرطان العظام الجراحة والعلاج الكيميائي والعلاج الإشعاعي والعلاج الإشعاعي بحزم البروتونات الذي يستهدف الخلايا السرطانية.

Released: 25-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Monkeypox: What to Know About the Current Outbreak
Tufts University

Monkeypox, a smallpox-related virus, has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University's Felicia Nutter, who specializes in wildlife health and infectious disease ecology and zoonoses, outlines important things to know about the current monkeypox outbreak.

   
Newswise: WVU Extension experts provide tips for safely using a chainsaw
Released: 25-Jul-2022 11:05 AM EDT
WVU Extension experts provide tips for safely using a chainsaw
West Virginia University

Chainsaws are an excellent tool used by landowners to help them keep their land clean throughout the summer. West Virginia University experts are available to provide safety tips for operating a chainsaw without experiencing injuries.

   
Released: 21-Jul-2022 3:20 PM EDT
Finding the Right Treatments for Genetic Hair Loss
American Academy of Dermatology

Hereditary hair loss, also known as androgenetic alopecia or pattern hair loss, is the most common form of hair loss in both men and women, affecting millions of people worldwide.

Released: 21-Jul-2022 3:20 PM EDT
Feeling Stressed? It Can Show in Your Skin, Hair and Nails
American Academy of Dermatology

Stress is a part of life. Whether your stressors are small or large, they can impact both your mental and physical well-being.

Newswise:Video Embedded cells-know-their-math
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Released: 21-Jul-2022 12:05 AM EDT
Cells Know Their Math
Kyoto University

A mathematical model that successfully reproduces cellular patterns observed in sensory body tissue has been developed based on intensities of adhesion molecules as input parameters. A new numerical method for obtaining the solution of the model that can correctly handle complex cellular rearrangements preserves individual cell volumes and cell connectivity.

Released: 20-Jul-2022 11:00 AM EDT
What Autoimmune Diseases Are and What Can Be Done to Alleviate Them
Tufts University

Tufts University School of Medicine immunologist Pilar Alcaide explains what autoimmune diseases are, what causes them, who gets them the most, and what can be done about them.

Released: 18-Jul-2022 3:10 PM EDT
Fed Stress Test’s Non-Transparency: Why it Hampers Banks
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith risk expert Clifford Rossi explains the extent to which banks are hampered by not getting to see the Federal Reserve’s stress test model and how this can affect the economy.

   
Released: 18-Jul-2022 12:05 PM EDT
How Long Does a Tree or Ecosystem Remember a Drought?
Northern Arizona University

A team of NAU scientists, led by SICCS professor Kiona Ogle, won a $3.6 million grant from the NSF to study the legacy of extreme climate events on ecosystems in the American West; they hope to not only know how long an extreme event influences ecosystems but also figure out how to better forecast such effects.

Released: 14-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Síndrome del intestino irritable y modificaciones en el estilo de vida
Mayo Clinic

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Me diagnosticaron con un caso leve de síndrome del intestino irritable y hablé con el médico acerca de cómo controlar los síntomas sin medicamentos.

Released: 14-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT
肠易激综合征和改变生活方式
Mayo Clinic

尊敬的妙佑医疗国际:我经诊断患有轻微的肠易激综合征,并与医生讨论了如何在不使用药物的情况下控制我的症状。我有意尝试通过更加注重饮食来控制病情。请问有什么我需要注意的事项?另外,药物是我控制症状的唯一方法吗?

Released: 14-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Síndrome do intestino irritável e modificações no estilo de vida
Mayo Clinic

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Recebi o diagnóstico de síndrome do intestino irritável com sintomas leves e conversei com meu médico sobre como controlar meus sintomas sem medicação. Tenho interesse em me concentrar mais na dieta para controlar minha condição.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Monkeypox cases on the rise
Released: 14-Jul-2022 7:05 AM EDT
The Medical Minute: Monkeypox cases on the rise
Penn State Health

Like the coronavirus pandemic, misinformation about monkeypox is mounting along with the number of cases. A Penn State Health infectious disease doctor cuts through the white noise in this week’s Medical Minute.

Released: 13-Jul-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Elon Musk’s Irony: Bots, the Impetus to Abandon His Twitter Deal, Have Propelled Tesla
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith’s David Kirsch, who is researching pro-Tesla Twitter bots, describes the irony in Elon Musk’s stated reason for moving to abandon his $44 billion Twitter purchase agreement.

Newswise: Preventing and Treating Swimmer’s Ear
Released: 13-Jul-2022 2:35 PM EDT
Preventing and Treating Swimmer’s Ear
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Summertime trips to lakes or pools to escape the heat can sometimes lead to ear infections caused by excess moisture in the ear canal. Hongzhao Ji, M.D., Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern, offers information on swimmer’s ear, how to treat it, and how to prevent it.

Released: 13-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Como a audição afeta a saúde do cérebro: especialista da Mayo Clinic explica
Mayo Clinic

As pessoas que têm dificuldades para acompanhar conversas ou estão desenvolvendo problemas com as habilidades de memória e raciocínio podem precisar verificar sua audição.

Released: 13-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT
听力如何影响您的脑部健康:妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic)专家为您解答
Mayo Clinic

交谈困难或记忆和思维能力出现问题的人可能需要进行听力检查。神经科医生兼妙佑医疗国际阿尔茨海默氏症研究中心主任Ronald Petersen(医学博士)解释道,与年龄相关的听力减退可能会增加认知功能下降的风险。

Released: 13-Jul-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Cómo afecta la audición a la salud del cerebro: un experto de Mayo Clinic lo explica
Mayo Clinic

Las personas que tienen dificultad para seguir una conversación o desarrollan problemas con las capacidades de la memoria y el pensamiento deberían hacerse revisar la audición.

Released: 12-Jul-2022 3:50 PM EDT
Musk’s Buyer’s Remorse and Potential Deal Outcomes
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Elon Musk’s move to abandon his $44 billion offer to buy Twitter is less about bot traffic and more about Musk’s buyer’s remorse for agreeing to too high a purchase price, explains Maryland Smith finance expert David Kass

Newswise: UNC Student Triumphs Learning Disability and Invasive Aliens with One Book
Released: 11-Jul-2022 3:05 PM EDT
UNC Student Triumphs Learning Disability and Invasive Aliens with One Book
University of Northern Colorado

Michael Nolting, a business major at UNC who just finished his freshman year, is sharing his dream with the world — and it’s no ordinary dream. It’s one that came to him more than four years ago in a deep sleep, involving an apocalyptic alien invasion that he never quite got out of his mind.

Released: 11-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Feeling Stressed? You’re More Likely To Procrastinate. A Neuroscientist Explains Why.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Alicia Walf from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers reasons why people procrastinate when stressed.

Released: 11-Jul-2022 10:30 AM EDT
What’s changed in Cuba in the year since the protests?
University of Miami

University of Miami experts versed about the Caribbean nation address what has transpired since the July 11, 2021, anti-government protests.

Newswise: Brain Health Researcher Unravels Details About Rare Neurological Condition
Released: 8-Jul-2022 9:35 AM EDT
Brain Health Researcher Unravels Details About Rare Neurological Condition
University of Miami

Prosopagnosia, an ailment that made headlines this week after actor Brad Pitt announced that he is suffering from the disorder, is an uncommon brain malady that causes the inability to recognize faces.

Newswise: Lifestyle Changes are a Major Factor in Preventing Cancers
Released: 5-Jul-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Lifestyle Changes are a Major Factor in Preventing Cancers
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Evelyn Fuertes, BA, NDTR, community outreach coordinator and member of the Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, together with RWJBarnabas Health, works to educate communities and providers on cancer prevention.

Newswise:Video Embedded 6-curly-hair-tips-from-dermatologists
VIDEO
Released: 30-Jun-2022 12:05 PM EDT
6 Curly Hair Tips From Dermatologists
American Academy of Dermatology

As people shed their winter hats in favor of warmer temperatures, letting their hair flow freely, having the right hair care routine is important. According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, people with curly or tightly coiled hair are more prone to breakage and dryness than other hair types.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Sunscreen ― still a smart way to protect your skin
Released: 29-Jun-2022 9:05 PM EDT
The Medical Minute: Sunscreen ― still a smart way to protect your skin
Penn State Health

What’s the right amount of sunscreen to use? What’s the right SPF? Should everybody use it? A Penn State Health dermatologist helps you beat the burn in this week’s Medical Minute.

Released: 29-Jun-2022 3:20 PM EDT
Scholars: Insurrection Hearings Supply Epic Storytelling, No Clear Ending
University of Miami

The Jan. 6 hearings investigating the facts and causes of the domestic terrorism attack on the U.S. Capitol are a colossal storytelling feat with a myriad of possible outcomes, according to communications and constitutional law specialists at the University of Miami.

Newswise: Spicy Food Challenges
Released: 29-Jun-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Spicy Food Challenges
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Spicy foods are trending lately, with a booming hot sauce market and spicy food challenges happening across the world and our devices. From TikTok pepper-eating contests to “extreme” items on restaurant menus that require adventurous diners to sign liability waivers, it begs the question: Can consuming the spiciest peppers and hot sauces in the world be bad for your health? University Hospitals dietitian, Jayna Metalonis, MS, RD, LD, explores this hot topic and shares the surprising health benefits of spicy foods.

Newswise: Stay Safe All Summer Long
Released: 29-Jun-2022 11:00 AM EDT
Stay Safe All Summer Long
Johns Hopkins Medicine

As school ends, summer fun begins. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center experts say safety is the key to an enjoyable season for the whole family. Children’s Center experts are available to provide some top tips for the months ahead.

Newswise: Wastewater Surveillance for COVID-19: It’s Complicated
Released: 28-Jun-2022 2:25 PM EDT
Wastewater Surveillance for COVID-19: It’s Complicated
Tufts University

Elena Naumova, professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, explains wastewater surveillance and testing, the underlying process and the pros and cons of its use.


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