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Newswise:Video Embedded climate-change-to-fuel-increase-in-human-wildlife-conflict
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Released: 29-Jul-2021 3:25 PM EDT
Climate Change to Fuel Increase in Human-Wildlife Conflict
University of Washington

Climate change is further exacerbating human-wildlife conflicts by straining ecosystems and altering behaviors, both of which can deepen the contacts — and potential competition — between people and animals.

Newswise: Computer Science, Environmental Health Experts at UIC Team Up to Protect US Navy Divers with AI
Released: 29-Jul-2021 10:45 AM EDT
Computer Science, Environmental Health Experts at UIC Team Up to Protect US Navy Divers with AI
University of Illinois Chicago

The U.S. Office of Naval Research has awarded University of Illinois Chicago researchers $725,000 to develop an artificial intelligence system that can help protect divers from waterborne bacteria, parasites, and other harmful pathogens and microbes.

Newswise: Sizing Up 'The New Normal' of Work Life During COVID-19
Released: 29-Jul-2021 9:35 AM EDT
Sizing Up 'The New Normal' of Work Life During COVID-19
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Richard R. Smith, professor and vice dean for education and partnerships at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, applies his expertise in strategic human capital to an assessment of the changes in work life brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 28-Jul-2021 1:35 PM EDT
Rutgers Inspires Establishment of New Jersey One Health Task Force
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Last month, New Jersey became the first state to legislate a “One Health Task Force,” which promotes communication between state agencies and scientists who study human health, animal health and the earth sciences. The law is based on the Rutgers One Health Steering Committee, which was started in 2016.

Newswise: New AAD Survey Throws Shade at Gen Z and Millennials for Poor Understanding of UV Exposure
Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:20 AM EDT
New AAD Survey Throws Shade at Gen Z and Millennials for Poor Understanding of UV Exposure
American Academy of Dermatology

Gen Z and Millennials may be the voice of fashion or lead debates over who owns the “middle hair part”, but when it comes to knowing how to protect their skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays, they need to up their game, according to a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Food Expert Tips for Heathful Eating, Physical Activity During Growth Spurts
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

As children’s bodies grow, so do their nutritional needs. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages parents and caregivers to help children establish healthful habits that can last a lifetime. In August, the Academy and its Foundation celebrate Kids Eat Right Month™.

Newswise: How to Sleep to Ensure Good Health – The Excellence Center for Sleep Disorders (Nidra Vej Center) Has the Answers
Released: 23-Jul-2021 8:55 AM EDT
How to Sleep to Ensure Good Health – The Excellence Center for Sleep Disorders (Nidra Vej Center) Has the Answers
Chulalongkorn University

Thailand’s first Excellence Center for Sleep Disorders (Nidra Vej Center), King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital can solve sleep disorders that impair the quality of your life and health.

Newswise: Protecting your Heart Before, During and After Cancer Treatment
Released: 21-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Protecting your Heart Before, During and After Cancer Treatment
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Therapies such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and other novel targeted treatments that are used to combat many cancers have the potential to contribute to cardiac toxicity. Rutgers Cancer Institute expert sheds light on the field of Cardo-Oncology, which focuses on the prevention and treatment of cardiac-related issues in cancer patients.

Released: 20-Jul-2021 5:20 PM EDT
专家提醒:妙佑医疗国际专家在奥运会期间发表医疗评论
Mayo Clinic

明尼苏达州罗切斯特 — 妙佑医疗国际专家可在整个奥运会期间就从COVID-19疫情对训练和比赛的影响到运动员可能面临伤病的各种问题发表评论。

Released: 20-Jul-2021 5:10 PM EDT
تنبيه من الخبراء: خبراء مايو كلينك متاحون للتعليق على دورة الألعاب الأولمبية
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا — خبراء مايو كلينك متاحون للتعليق طوال دورة الألعاب الأولمبية حول كل شيء بدءًا من تأثيرات جائحة فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19) على التدريب والمنافسة إلى الإصابات التي قد يتعامل معها الرياضيون.

Released: 20-Jul-2021 4:20 PM EDT
Alerta dos especialistas: os especialistas da Mayo Clinic estão disponíveis para comentar os Jogos Olímpicos
Mayo Clinic

Os especialistas da Mayo Clinic estão disponíveis para comentar os Jogos Olímpicos, desde os impactos da pandemia de COVID-19 nos treinamentos e na competição em si, até as lesões que podem ser sofridas pelos atletas.

Released: 20-Jul-2021 2:10 PM EDT
Elite Runners Spend More Time in Air, Less on Ground, Than Highly Trained but Nonelite Peers
University of Michigan

A recent study led by Geoff Burns, an elite runner and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, compared the "bouncing behavior"—the underlying spring-like physics of running—in elite-level male runners (sub-four-minute milers) vs. highly trained but not elite runners.

Released: 20-Jul-2021 12:45 PM EDT
Advertencia del experto: Expertos de Mayo Clinic disponibles para comentar sobre las olimpiadas
Mayo Clinic

Los expertos de Mayo Clinic están disponibles para comentar durante toda la temporada de las olimpiadas respecto a varios temas, desde los efectos de la pandemia de la COVID-19 sobre el entrenamiento y las competencias, hasta las posibles lesiones de los deportistas.

Newswise: Lyme Disease: What you Need to Know
Released: 20-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Lyme Disease: What you Need to Know
Hackensack Meridian Health

While summer may mean more time outside, the season brings an increased threat of tick bites. These parasites can be relatively harmless, but can also carry and spread illnesses like Lyme disease. We spoke with Mountainside Medical Group’s Crystal Tank, M.D., and Ashany Sundaram, M.D. to learn more.

Newswise: The Seeds That Give: Retired WVU Plant Pathologist Donates Tomato Seeds to Developing Nations
Released: 19-Jul-2021 11:55 AM EDT
The Seeds That Give: Retired WVU Plant Pathologist Donates Tomato Seeds to Developing Nations
West Virginia University

Mannon Gallegly, professor emeritus of plant pathology at West Virginia University, is donating tomato seeds to the World Vegetable Center, a global nonprofit institute for vegetable research and development.

Newswise: Understanding Lymphoma
Released: 19-Jul-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Understanding Lymphoma
Hackensack Meridian Health

Lymphoma is a rare form of cancer that affects bone marrow, lymph nodes, the thymus gland and spleen, collectively known as the lymphatic system. To understand more about lymphoma, we spoke with the co-medical director of the Cancer Program at Mountainside Medical Center, Lori Leslie, M.D.

Newswise: Research: Gender Stereotypes Adversely Affect Women Job Seekers at Group Recruiting Events
Released: 16-Jul-2021 2:20 PM EDT
Research: Gender Stereotypes Adversely Affect Women Job Seekers at Group Recruiting Events
DePaul University

Group recruiting events are common rites of passage for job seekers in a variety of sectors. New research, however, suggests that women may be at a disadvantage in these group interview settings. Gender stereotypes about assertiveness can bias a recruiter’s employee selection, according to new research that appeared in Contemporary Accounting Research.

Released: 15-Jul-2021 11:30 AM EDT
Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Comment on Olympics
Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic experts are available to offer comments throughout the Olympics on everything from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on training and competition to injuries that athletes may be dealing with.

Released: 14-Jul-2021 2:50 PM EDT
Pandemic Recovery Trends in Hotel Service
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith service expert Roland Rust explains why guests should prepare for room rate and fee increases and more service automation as hotels grapple with a labor shortage.

Newswise: Ask an Expert: Have Drivers Gotten Worse Since COVID?
Released: 13-Jul-2021 10:35 AM EDT
Ask an Expert: Have Drivers Gotten Worse Since COVID?
SUNY Buffalo State College

As the restrictions around COVID-19 are lifted, and more and more people hit the road to return to their work spaces and routines, you may have heard a familiar refrain: “People have forgotten how to drive.” Is it true? Are drivers worse now than they were before the coronavirus pandemic took over the world? The answer, according to Dwight A. Hennessy, department chair and professor of psychology at Buffalo State College, is probably not.

Newswise: Frequently Asked Questions on Staying Safe in the Sun
Released: 13-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Frequently Asked Questions on Staying Safe in the Sun
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Ultraviolet rays from the sun can be harmful and damaging to our skin. While skin cancer can be detrimental, it is also highly preventable. Skin cancer expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute answers common questions to protect yourself from the sun.

Released: 12-Jul-2021 4:50 PM EDT
يوليو شهر التوعية للوقاية من ضوء الأشعة فوق البنفسجية
Mayo Clinic

أفضل كريم للوقاية من الشمس: تعرف على خيارات كريمات الوقاية من أشعة الشمس أفضل كريم وقاية من أشعة الشمس هو الذي تستخدمه بكميات وفيرة ووفقًا للتعليمات المذكورة عليه. تعرَّف على ما تبحث عنه على ملصقات واقيات الشمس وكيفية زيادة الحماية من أشعة الشمس.

Newswise: WVU Professor: Personal Desire, Not Shaming, Should Serve as Motivator to Arise From the Unhealthy Pits of COVID
Released: 6-Jul-2021 1:25 PM EDT
WVU Professor: Personal Desire, Not Shaming, Should Serve as Motivator to Arise From the Unhealthy Pits of COVID
West Virginia University

George Kelley, a professor in West Virginia University's School of Public Health, said he believes the key now is to push forward from the pandemic and into healthier lifestyles.

Newswise: Scientist Honored for Pioneering Work in Hematology Research
Released: 2-Jul-2021 3:05 PM EDT
Scientist Honored for Pioneering Work in Hematology Research
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Dr. Elizabeta Nemeth, professor of medicine and director of the Center for Iron Disorders at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been awarded the 2021 William Dameshek Prize by the American Society of Hematology (ASH) for her contributions to the field of hematology.

Newswise: Scuba Diver Back to Doing What She Loves, Thanks to Heart Procedure
Released: 29-Jun-2021 12:25 PM EDT
Scuba Diver Back to Doing What She Loves, Thanks to Heart Procedure
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

When she isn't working at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), 55-year-old Caroline Wolbrecht of Houston loves to scuba dive. However, that hobby was put in jeopardy due to a patent foreman ovale (PFO), a heart condition that she didn't even know she had for years.

Newswise: Reopening Anxiety? Here’s How to Overcome it According to University of Kentucky Experts
Released: 29-Jun-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Reopening Anxiety? Here’s How to Overcome it According to University of Kentucky Experts
University of Kentucky

For nearly a year, we relied on masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now, many are removing the facial coverings, but that doesn’t mean it will be easy to shed the anxiety that accompanies a global pandemic. If you’re having difficulty coping with this added stress, psychology experts at the University of Kentucky say you’re not alone.

Newswise: Chula Opens Gender Health Clinic to Serve the Transgender Community
Released: 29-Jun-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Opens Gender Health Clinic to Serve the Transgender Community
Chulalongkorn University

The King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital of the Thai Red Cross Society, together with the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University now features a Gender Health Clinic, a safe space for transgender to get advice about their health problems while cautioning that abuse of hormone therapy can be life-threatening.

Newswise: Energy Technologies Move Closer to Commercial Use
Released: 28-Jun-2021 3:05 PM EDT
Energy Technologies Move Closer to Commercial Use
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Federal and industry-matched funding will move 11 PNNL technologies closer to commercialization where they will help bolster U.S. competitiveness.

Newswise: Neurosurgery Team Performs Groundbreaking Laser Hemispherectomy on Child with Epilepsy
Released: 25-Jun-2021 5:05 PM EDT
Neurosurgery Team Performs Groundbreaking Laser Hemispherectomy on Child with Epilepsy
University of Chicago Medical Center

For only the second time in the world, doctors at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital and the Department of Neurosurgery used a minimally invasive surgery to disconnect the right and left sides of the brain, stopping the seizures for a boy with epilepsy.

Released: 25-Jun-2021 11:25 AM EDT
تنبيه من الخبراء: 4 فوائد لجراحة العمود الفقري الروبوتية
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا- تسمح الجراحة الروبوتية، أو الجراحة بمساعدة الروبوت، للأطباء بإجراء العديد من الإجراءات المعقدة - منها ما يشمل العمود الفقري - بمزيد من الدقة والمرونة والتحكم بالمقارنة مع التقنيات التقليدية.

Released: 24-Jun-2021 3:35 PM EDT
Supreme Court: Off-campus student speech protected, but schools do have power to regulate
University of Georgia

The Supreme Court’s 8-1 recent decision in Mahanoy allows both sides to claim victory, according to Clare Norins, director of the University of Georgia School of Law’s First Amendment Clinic, who also serves as an assistant clinical professor.

Newswise: Pediatricians See Spike In RSV Cases Urge Parents To Be On Lookout For Symptoms
Released: 24-Jun-2021 12:20 PM EDT
Pediatricians See Spike In RSV Cases Urge Parents To Be On Lookout For Symptoms
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is seeing a spike in respiratory illnesses, especially RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and parainfluenza, which cause croup and bronchiolitis in young children and flu-like symptoms in older children and adults

Newswise: California’s Top Autism and Special Education Law Firm Director James D. Peters III Featured in Lawyer Monthly Magazine
Released: 17-Jun-2021 12:55 PM EDT
California’s Top Autism and Special Education Law Firm Director James D. Peters III Featured in Lawyer Monthly Magazine
Special Education Law Division; Law Offices of Sheila C. Bayne

Q&A with Peters addresses class action suit to obtain services for children with special needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newswise: Juneteenth Recognition Gains Momentum, Significance in Wake of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter Protests
Released: 17-Jun-2021 10:10 AM EDT
Juneteenth Recognition Gains Momentum, Significance in Wake of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter Protests
SUNY Buffalo State College

Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, seems poised to become the nation’s newest federally observed holiday. Also known as “Emancipation Day,” “Freedom Day,” or “Jubilee Day,” Juneteenth recognizes the date on which Union Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, to inform enslaved African Americans of their freedom: June 19, 1865. This news essentially came two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation became official on January 1, 1863. Two professors put holiday's history and significance into modern context.

Released: 17-Jun-2021 6:05 AM EDT
What's Next for China-U.S. Relations
University of California, Irvine

Four UCI faculty offer insights on the future of U.S.-China relations, covering topics as wide-ranging as educational exchange programs to Hollywood portrayals.

Newswise: Johns Hopkins Drug Commercialization Expert Looks at Controversy over Alzheimer's Treatment
Released: 16-Jun-2021 12:35 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins Drug Commercialization Expert Looks at Controversy over Alzheimer's Treatment
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Senior Lecturer Supriya Munshaw – an expert in the commercialization of early-stage technologies, especially in the life science and medical device industries – offers her insights into the FDA’s rationale for approving the Alzheimer's drug aducanumab, the price set by Biogen, the future of FDA leadership, and other related topics, in this Q&A.

Released: 16-Jun-2021 11:35 AM EDT
How Conversations About Race Can Help Black Parents Improve Adolescents' Psychological Outcomes
University of Michigan

Black parents' experiences of racial discrimination can negatively affect their children's psychological outcomes—but talking about these experiences and improving racial socialization competency could help prevent these negative outcomes. according to a new study by a University of Michigan researcher.

Newswise: Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19
Released: 16-Jun-2021 11:00 AM EDT
Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19
Johns Hopkins Medicine

NEWS STORIES IN THIS ISSUE: - Stressed About “Returning to Normal”? Here Are Tips to Ease Into the Transition - Be Your Brother’s Keeper: Steps for Faith-Based Communities to Reopen Safely

Newswise: Masking, breakthrough infections and telehealth: Keck Medicine of USC experts on life after June 15
Released: 14-Jun-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Masking, breakthrough infections and telehealth: Keck Medicine of USC experts on life after June 15
Keck Medicine of USC

June 15 is a banner day in California. Most COVID-19 statewide restrictions will be eliminated, including physical distancing and in many situations, mask mandates. How will life change and how will it stay the same? Keck Medicine of USC experts weigh in on what to expect next in the golden state.

Newswise: How Will We Protect American Infrastructure from Cyberattacks
Released: 14-Jun-2021 6:00 AM EDT
How Will We Protect American Infrastructure from Cyberattacks
Arizona State University (ASU)

While the Biden administration negotiates an infrastructure package, ASU experts offer insight about the protective role cybersecurity must play

Released: 10-Jun-2021 3:25 PM EDT
5 Leadership Strategies for Better Adapting in a Crisis
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith management expert and futurist Oliver Schlake describes how companies can prepare for the next crisis as the economy gradually emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Released: 9-Jun-2021 1:10 PM EDT
UCI Experts Produce Guide for Defense Attorneys Fighting Use of Rap Lyrics in Trials
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., June 9, 2021 — Criminology and legal experts at the University of California, Irvine have released Rap on Trial: A Legal Guide for Attorneys, to help protect artists from having their lyrics used against them in court. Rap lyrics have been introduced as evidence in hundreds of cases, and a high-profile ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals recently allowed a few lines of rap to help put a man behind bars for 50 years.

Released: 8-Jun-2021 12:05 PM EDT
A clear decision: cataract detection and removal
University of Alabama at Birmingham

For anyone experiencing changes in vision, a comprehensive eye exam is essential. However, because the changes related to cataracts can be slow and subtle, it is better not to wait until your sight is significantly affected.

Released: 7-Jun-2021 4:05 PM EDT
Infectious disease experts weigh in on how to plan a safe family vacation this summer
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

For parents of children who are not eligible to receive a vaccine, jumping in the car or jetting away on an airplane is not so easy this summer. Infectious disease experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) share some tips to help families plan a safe vacation for the whole household.

Newswise: SLAC’s Panofsky fellows talk about what makes their research so exciting
Released: 3-Jun-2021 1:20 PM EDT
SLAC’s Panofsky fellows talk about what makes their research so exciting
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Among the many scientists who push the frontiers of knowledge at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, the Panofsky fellows stand out.

Released: 1-Jun-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Cannabis Legalization Could Lead to Health Disparities in Women of Reproductive Age
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers expert discusses how the legalization of cannabis could widen gaps in health and social equity for pregnant women, new mothers and their children.

Newswise:Video Embedded unlv-engineering-and-dental-researchers-team-with-nasa-colgate-on-june-3-space-launch
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Released: 1-Jun-2021 10:05 AM EDT
UNLV Engineering and Dental Researchers Team with NASA, Colgate on June 3 Space Launch
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.

Released: 28-May-2021 2:40 PM EDT
Implications of Dwindling Oscars Viewership and Movie Audience Fragmentation
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

As Oscars viewership has plummeted, positive news for the film industry can be gleaned from the increasing fragmentation of movie audiences, a trend that is paving the way for filmmakers who might have struggled to produce motion pictures that were previously deemed as less commercially viable.

Newswise: Man makes significant lifestyle shifts after suffering stroke
Released: 25-May-2021 6:05 PM EDT
Man makes significant lifestyle shifts after suffering stroke
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Lewis Palmer follows up with his UTHealth neurologist regularly to make sure he continues to get stronger and lower his risk of ever having a second stroke.


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