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Newswise: Risks associated with control of blood sugar in the ICU
Released: 26-Jan-2023 8:00 PM EST
Risks associated with control of blood sugar in the ICU
University of Washington School of Medicine and UW Medicine

Problems may arise in ICU patients with diabetes if their glucose levels are reduced to normal, non-diabetic levels. Researchers are still trying to unravel how the body measures glucose levels.

Newswise: Glaucoma Research Foundation Hosts 12th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum in San Francisco
Released: 26-Jan-2023 6:50 PM EST
Glaucoma Research Foundation Hosts 12th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum in San Francisco
Glaucoma Research Foundation

The New Horizons Forum will take place on February 3rd at San Francisco’s iconic Westin St. Francis Hotel.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 6:50 PM EST
Study finds most U.S. children use potentially toxic makeup products, often during play
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

A study by scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Earthjustice found that most children in the United States use makeup and body products that may contain carcinogens and other toxic chemicals.

Newswise: Glaucoma Research Foundation to recognize leadership in glaucoma innovation and patient care at Annual Gala in San Francisco
Released: 26-Jan-2023 6:35 PM EST
Glaucoma Research Foundation to recognize leadership in glaucoma innovation and patient care at Annual Gala in San Francisco
Glaucoma Research Foundation

GRF's leadership awards will be presented at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala on February 2, 2023 at the iconic Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

Newswise: Human activity has degraded more than a third of the remaining Amazon rainforest, scientists find
Released: 26-Jan-2023 6:30 PM EST
Human activity has degraded more than a third of the remaining Amazon rainforest, scientists find
Future Earth

The Amazon rainforest has been degraded by a much greater extent than scientists previously believed with more than a third of remaining forest affected by humans, according to a new study published on January 27 in the journal Science.

24-Jan-2023 4:15 PM EST
Ignoring Native American data perpetuates misleading white ‘deaths of despair’ narrative
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

An increase in "deaths of despair" in recent decades has been frequently portrayed as a phenomenon affecting white communities, but a new analysis in The Lancet shows the toll has been greater on Native Americans.

Newswise: Glaucoma Research Foundation to recognize Santen Pharmaceutical at Annual Gala in San Francisco
Released: 26-Jan-2023 6:25 PM EST
Glaucoma Research Foundation to recognize Santen Pharmaceutical at Annual Gala in San Francisco
Glaucoma Research Foundation

Santen will receive GRF’s highest honor, the Catalyst Award, at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala on February 2, 2023, in San Francisco.

Newswise: Farming more seaweed to be food, feed and fuel
Released: 26-Jan-2023 6:10 PM EST
Farming more seaweed to be food, feed and fuel
University of Queensland

A University of Queensland-led study has shown that expanding global seaweed farming could go a long way to addressing the planet’s food security, biodiversity loss and climate change challenges.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 5:45 PM EST
“Dark” side of air pollution across China poses potential health threat
University of Birmingham

China is a night-time ‘hot-spot’ for the production of nitrate radicals (PNO3) that could have a major impact on health-threatening ozone and fine particulates (PM2.5) in the atmosphere, a new study reveals.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 5:35 PM EST
More thankful, less stressed?
BIAL Foundation

Researchers from Irish universities carried out a study with 68 adults and found that gratitude has a unique stress-buffering effect on both reactions to and recovery from acute psychological stress, which can contribute to the improvement of cardiovascular health.

   
Newswise: LiDAR technology could improve safety features in vehicles
Released: 26-Jan-2023 5:15 PM EST
LiDAR technology could improve safety features in vehicles
Utah State University

As of 2022, 17 car manufacturers have announced plans to use or are currently using LiDAR sensors across 21 different models.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 4:25 PM EST
Disparities in Kidney Transplant Access Can Be Reduced Through a Multilevel Quality Improvement Effort
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

An academic medical center in Charleston, South Carolina, was able to significantly improve access to kidney transplants for African Americans by streamlining and standardizing the evaluation process, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 4:15 PM EST
Small Study Shows Promise for Antimalarial Monoclonal Antibody to Prevent Malaria
University of Maryland School of Medicine

monoclonal antibody treatment was found to be safe, well tolerated, and effective in protecting against malaria in a small group of healthy volunteers who were exposed to malaria in a challenge study, according to new research published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM).

Released: 26-Jan-2023 4:15 PM EST
Tweets reveal where in cities people express different emotions and other behavioral studies in the Behavioral Science channel
Newswise

Below are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

       
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Released: 26-Jan-2023 3:30 PM EST
Therapeutic Potential of Bizarre ‘Jumbo’ Viruses Tapped for $10M HHMI Emerging Pathogens Project
University of California San Diego

UC San Diego and its collaborating partners have been awarded $10 million from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to leverage the biomedical promise of viruses known as bacteriophages as new therapeutic agents in the fight against the rising crisis of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.

   
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Released: 26-Jan-2023 3:10 PM EST
Department of Energy Announces $9.1 Million for Research on Quantum Information Science and Nuclear Physics
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $9.1 million in funding for 13 projects in Quantum Information Science (QIS) with relevance to nuclear physics. Nuclear physics research seeks to discover, explore, and understand all forms of nuclear matter that can exist in the universe – from the subatomic structure of nucleons, to exploding stars, to the emergence of the quark-gluon plasma seconds after the Big Bang.

Newswise: Rapid plant evolution may make coastal regions more susceptible to flooding and sea level rise, study shows
Released: 26-Jan-2023 3:05 PM EST
Rapid plant evolution may make coastal regions more susceptible to flooding and sea level rise, study shows
University of Notre Dame

Evolution has occurred more rapidly than previously thought in the Chesapeake Bay wetlands, which may decrease the chance that coastal marshes can withstand future sea level rise, researchers at the University of Notre Dame and collaborators demonstrated in a recent publication in Science.

Newswise: Science Advisory: Advocating for Developmental Care for Infants 
With Complex Congenital Heart Disease
Released: 26-Jan-2023 3:05 PM EST
Science Advisory: Advocating for Developmental Care for Infants With Complex Congenital Heart Disease
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Developmental disorders, disabilities, and delays are common outcomes for infants with complex congenital heart disease. Targeting early factors influencing these conditions after birth and during neonatal hospitalization for cardiac surgery remains a critical need. However, significant gaps remain in understanding the best practices to improve neurodevelopmental and psychosocial outcomes for these infants.

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Newswise: Team Aims To Find ‘Earth 2.0’
Released: 26-Jan-2023 2:50 PM EST
Team Aims To Find ‘Earth 2.0’
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Are there other Earth-like planets? Is there extraterrestrial life? In the quest to find planets that orbit stars other than the sun, “Earth 2.0” is the Holy Grail. Earth 2.0 is a planet similar enough to Earth to enable the existence of life as we know it. It would be the right temperature for liquid water, and it would orbit a star with a steady supply of light.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 2:40 PM EST
Risk Communication Expert Examines Earthquake Post-Alert Messaging Following False Alarm
University at Albany, State University of New York

The false alert, the first of its kind in the United States, offered a unique opportunity to learn more about the importance of early warning earthquake and post-alert messaging.

   
Newswise: Story tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2023
Released: 26-Jan-2023 2:35 PM EST
Story tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2023
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Story tips: Shuffling the load, a reveille for more biomass, designer molecules may help valuable minerals float, ‘T’ molecules huddle around rare earth elements

Released: 26-Jan-2023 2:25 PM EST
Gambling advertising restrictions could reduce harm
University of Sheffield

Researchers from the University of Sheffield explored the relationship between exposure to gambling advertising and attitudes, intentions and behaviours which may be associated with an increased risk of gambling related harms such as debt, relationship problems, physical and mental health problems and crime.

   
Newswise: Scientists find that microRNA affects inflammation in lupus disease
Released: 26-Jan-2023 2:15 PM EST
Scientists find that microRNA affects inflammation in lupus disease
Nagoya University

A group of researchers from the Graduate School of Medicine at Nagoya University in Japan have discovered the impact of microRNA (miRNA) on inflammation in lupus in mice.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 2:10 PM EST
Healthy lifestyle linked to slower memory decline in older adults
BMJ

A healthy lifestyle, in particular a healthy diet, is associated with slower memory decline, finds a decade-long study of older adults in China, published today in The BMJ.

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Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:55 PM EST
Lifelong marriage lowers risk of dementia
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

If you are married continuously for many years in mid-life, you have a lower risk of developing dementia in old age. This has been confirmed by a recently published study based on data from HUNT Study health surveys in Nord-Trøndelag.

Newswise: Modern arms technologies help autocratic rulers stay in power
Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:50 PM EST
Modern arms technologies help autocratic rulers stay in power
University of Copenhagen

When autocratic rulers have access to modern arms that are both fast and accurate at long ranges, it allows them to suppress protests and riots more effectively and at a lower cost.

Newswise: Investigators Closer to Predicting 2 Common Heart Conditions
Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:45 PM EST
Investigators Closer to Predicting 2 Common Heart Conditions
Cedars-Sinai

Two novel research studies from Cedars-Sinai move the needle on predicting two important heart conditions—sudden cardiac arrest, which is often fatal, and increased coronary artery calcium, a marker of coronary artery disease that can lead to a heart attack.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:40 PM EST
80-year-old medical mystery that caused baby deaths solved
University of East Anglia

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have solved an 80-year-old medical mystery that causes kidney damage in children and can be fatal in babies.

Newswise: ORNL to receive three awards from Federal Laboratory Consortium
Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:35 PM EST
ORNL to receive three awards from Federal Laboratory Consortium
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

A regional partnership that aims to attract nuclear energy-related firms to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has been recognized with a state and local economic development award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

Newswise: How salmon feed flowers & flourishing ecosystems
Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:30 PM EST
How salmon feed flowers & flourishing ecosystems
Simon Fraser University

Nutrients from salmon carcasses can substantively alter the growth and reproduction of plant species in the surrounding habitat, and even cause some flowers to grow bigger and more plentiful, SFU researchers have found.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:30 PM EST
Department of Energy Announces $125 Million for Research to Enable Next-Generation Batteries and Energy Storage
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $125 million for basic research on rechargeable batteries to provide foundational knowledge needed to transform and decarbonize our energy system through the development and adoption of cost-effective and clean energy sources. The national, economic, and environmental security challenges will not be met solely by incremental improvements to existing clean energy technologies but instead will require transformational technologies founded on new fundamental knowledge and capabilities developed through basic scientific research.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:30 PM EST
Good things happen when leaders reflect on their mistakes
Ohio State University

While some leaders may believe they should appear flawless to their teams, a new study finds there are benefits for those who reflect on and learn from their mistakes.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:15 PM EST
New study suggests that when forecasting trends, reading a bar chart versus a line graph biases our judgement
City University London

A new study suggests that the format in which graphs are presented may be biasing people into being too optimistic or pessimistic about the trends the graphs display.

   
Newswise: Kill dates for re-exposed black mosses
Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:15 PM EST
Kill dates for re-exposed black mosses
Geological Society of America (GSA)

In their new paper for the Geological Society of America journal Geology, Dulcinea Groff and colleagues used radiocarbon ages (kill dates) of previously ice-entombed dead black mosses to reveal that glaciers advanced during three distinct phases in the northern Antarctic Peninsula over the past 1,500 years.

Newswise: New Facilities Increase Access at Sojourner House Medical Respite Program
Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:10 PM EST
New Facilities Increase Access at Sojourner House Medical Respite Program
Loyola Medicine

Since its opening in 2019, Sojourner House, a medical respite program in partnership with MacNeal Hospital and Housing Forward, has provided a safe place for patients experiencing homelessness to recover and heal. With the installation of lifts both inside and outside the house, Sojourner House is now able to more easily accommodate patients.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 1:10 PM EST
Research reveals protein plaques associated with disease are stickier than thought
Rice University

Scientists from Rice University are using fluorescence lifetime to shed new light on a peptide associated with Alzheimer’s disease, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates will affect nearly 14 million people in the U.S. by 2060.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 12:55 PM EST
UAlbany Researchers Receive New Funding for Suicide Prevention Programming
University at Albany, State University of New York

Researchers in University at Albany’s Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research in the School of Education have received funding to undertake a new project aimed at reducing risk for suicide and substance use among students experiencing health disparities. The work aims to hone strategies that could be implemented widely across college campuses.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 12:35 PM EST
Vitamin A May Protect Heart from Some Effects of Obesity
American Physiological Society (APS)

Research in a mouse model of diet-induced obesity found greater disruption to genes involved in heart function when coupled with vitamin A deficiency. The study is published in the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology. It was chosen as an APSselect article for January.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 12:20 PM EST
Data project ranks how well countries around the globe protect human rights
Binghamton University, State University of New York

The recently launched CIRIGHTS project — a collaboration between Binghamton University and the University of Rhode Island (URI) — ranks how well countries around the globe protect human rights.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 12:15 PM EST
UCI researchers decipher atomic-scale imperfections in lithium-ion batteries
University of California, Irvine

As lithium-ion batteries have become a ubiquitous part of our lives through their use in consumer electronics, automobiles and electricity storage facilities, researchers have been working to improve their power, efficiency and longevity. As detailed in a paper published today in Nature Materials, scientists at the University of California, Irvine and Brookhaven National Laboratory conducted a detailed examination of high-nickel-content layered cathodes, considered to be components of promise in next-generation batteries.

Newswise: Events Serve as
Released: 26-Jan-2023 12:10 PM EST
Events Serve as "Stepping Stones" en Route to Retrieved Memories
Association for Psychological Science

Lost your keys again? One way to retrace your steps involves scanning your memory to find them, such as reaching back to the last moment you clearly remember having them—say, as you walked in the door—before skipping ahead to a “phone call” event and then a “watching TV” event, at which point you might recall placing the keys next to the remote.


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