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Newswise: JAMA Podcast: Barbra Streisand and Noel Bairey Merz, MD, Advocate for Women With Heart Disease

JAMA Podcast: Barbra Streisand and Noel Bairey Merz, MD, Advocate for Women With Heart Disease

Cedars-Sinai

Barbra Streisand has again teamed up with Noel Bairey Merz, MD -- this time for a JAMA Clinical Reviews podcast about women and heart disease.

Channels: Cancer, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Women's Health,

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19-Nov-2019 3:30 AM EST
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Newswise: Cannabis found not to be a substitute for opioids
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    19-Nov-2019 12:05 AM EST

Cannabis found not to be a substitute for opioids

McMaster University

The research team looked at all research on the effects of cannabis use on illicit opioid use during methadone maintenance therapy, which is a common treatment for opioid use disorder, and found six studies involving more than 3,600 participants.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Marijuana, Pharmaceuticals, Substance Abuse,

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15-Nov-2019 11:30 AM EST
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Study Identifies Barriers High Schools Face When Implementing and Enforcing State Concussion Laws

Nationwide Children's Hospital

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute (AWRI) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigated the barriers high schools across the country face when implementing state concussion laws.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Education, Family and Parenting, Government/Law, Patient Safety, Sports,

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14-Nov-2019 10:10 AM EST
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Newswise: Surgery Provides ‘Oldest Old’ Lung Cancer Patients with Excellent 5-Year Survival
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Surgery Provides ‘Oldest Old’ Lung Cancer Patients with Excellent 5-Year Survival

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Many patients with early stage lung cancer who are age 90 years and older do not receive treatment; however, surgery in this nonagenarian population should be considered because it could significantly increase the chances for 5-year survival.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Seniors, Surgery,

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15-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Uncovering the pathway to wine’s acidity

Uncovering the pathway to wine’s acidity

University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide wine researchers say their latest discovery may one day lead to winemakers being able to manipulate the acidity of wines without the costly addition of tartaric acid.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Plants,

Released:
18-Nov-2019 8:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Software competition advances understanding of genetic function
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Software competition advances understanding of genetic function

Iowa State University

Sequencing a genome doesn't necessarily reveal the functions of individual genes. An Iowa State University scientist helps to organize a competition to evaluate the accuracy of software programs that predict gene function. The recently published results of the latest competition included 144 entries from 68 teams.

Channels: All Journal News, Cell Biology, Genetics, Technology,

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18-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST
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Newswise: South Florida PBS and Florida Atlantic University Partner for New Season of Iconic Public Television Series STAR GAZERS
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18-Nov-2019 4:40 PM EST
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Newswise: New screening method identifies inhibitors of cancer cell metabolism

New screening method identifies inhibitors of cancer cell metabolism

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

A new screening system developed by scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center leverages redundancy in an important component of a cell – nucleotide metabolism – to help identify new drugs that specifically and potently block processes that are essential for cancer cell growth.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Cell Biology, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Cell (journal),

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18-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST
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