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Newswise: Research Shows Engineers Have a Lot to Learn From Bees About Design
Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:05 AM EDT
Research Shows Engineers Have a Lot to Learn From Bees About Design
Cornell University

New Cornell-led research finds honeybees are skilled architects who plan ahead and solve design challenges when constructing honeycombs, offering strategies that could benefit engineers.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 9:45 AM EDT
Twitter Study Tracks Early Days of COVID-19 Pandemic in U.S.
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York studied Twitter communications to understand the societal impact of COVID-19 in the United States during the early days of the pandemic.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 9:45 AM EDT
A First Report of COVID-19 Orbital Involvement Is Reported in the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A severe skin infection in the orbital area (around the eye) may represent an unusual complication of COVID-19, according to a patient report published in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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Newswise: Scientists Uncover How Decisions About What We See Are Relayed Back Through the Brain
Released: 27-Jul-2021 9:30 AM EDT
Scientists Uncover How Decisions About What We See Are Relayed Back Through the Brain
NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered that decisions based on visual information, which involve a complex stream of data flowing forward and backwards along the brain’s visual pathways, is broadcast widely to neurons in the visual system, including to those that are not being used to make the decision.

Newswise: “Thai Phellinus Mushroom (Phellinus linteus)” – a Thai Herb that Can Suppress Cancer — Another Alternative Treatment to Reduce the Risk of Side Effects from Chemotherapy
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:55 AM EDT
“Thai Phellinus Mushroom (Phellinus linteus)” – a Thai Herb that Can Suppress Cancer — Another Alternative Treatment to Reduce the Risk of Side Effects from Chemotherapy
Chulalongkorn University

A Chula professor, in her local mushroom research, unveils “Thai Phellinus Mushroom (Phellinus linteus)” as having a destructive effect on cervical cancer cells. Additional research is currently being done to confirm its potency and low side effects, before making it available at an affordable price.

Newswise: “Baiya Vaccine” from Chula — a Testament of Thai Mastery — Coming this September
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:55 AM EDT
“Baiya Vaccine” from Chula — a Testament of Thai Mastery — Coming this September
Chulalongkorn University

Chula Pharmacy prepares to test “Baiya Vaccine” a Thai vaccine against COVID–19 by “Baiya Phytofarm“, a Chula startup. The vaccines have been produced at the first plant in Asia that manufactures plant–based vaccines for humans. Clinical trials with volunteers and the research for the second–generation vaccine to fight the virus variants are to commence in September 2021.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Saving Lives (and Breath) on the Wildland Fire Line
Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is dedicated to protecting these selfless men and women as they work to protect our communities.

Newswise: ‘Gut’ Instinct Helps Scientists Ensure Sea Turtles in Rehab Get a Proper Diet
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:30 AM EDT
‘Gut’ Instinct Helps Scientists Ensure Sea Turtles in Rehab Get a Proper Diet
Florida Atlantic University

For debilitated sea turtles in rehab, part of the healing process is to provide a species-specific, balanced diet that provides nutrition similar to that of a wild diet. However, developing the right nutritionally balanced formula is challenging. To find answers, researchers followed their “gut” instinct.

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Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Wills Eye Is Voted One of America’s Best Eye Hospitals in Nationwide Poll of Ophthalmologists
Wills Eye Hospital

For the 32nd consecutive year, Wills Eye earns a top ranking in the annual Best Hospital Survey

Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Early Signs: Perceptual Distortions in Late-Teens Predict Psychotic Symptoms in Mid-Life
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Subtle differences in perception during late-teen years can predict the development of hallucinations, delusions, and, in some instances, psychosis later in life, according to research including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Newswise: $10M Appropriation from the State of New Jersey for Pediatric Cancer will Help Advance Research and Treatment
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT
$10M Appropriation from the State of New Jersey for Pediatric Cancer will Help Advance Research and Treatment
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy recently signed the fiscal year 2022 state budget, which included a $10 million appropriation to support pediatric cancer research. This legislation, which was sponsored by Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Senator Anthony M. Bucco, will support the establishment of the Pediatric Cancer Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, which in partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, is a leader in pediatric cancer research and care.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Grow Tall, My Son: How Inheritance Laws Affect Child Height in India
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Inheritance laws in India are impacting the height of children in the country, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Newswise: This Fall, Keep Kids Safe from COVID-19, as Well as Allergy and Asthma Triggers
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
This Fall, Keep Kids Safe from COVID-19, as Well as Allergy and Asthma Triggers
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

For parents of kids with allergies and asthma, preventing their kids from suffering flares of these conditions, along with preventing COVID-19, will top their priority list this school year.

Newswise: Dr. Laurie Eldredge Receives ATS Research Program/American Lung Association Partner Grant
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Dr. Laurie Eldredge Receives ATS Research Program/American Lung Association Partner Grant
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

The ATS Research Program and the American Lung Association have awarded Laurie Eldredge, MD, PhD, of the University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital a $100,000 Partner Grant. The ATS Research Program Partner Grants provide crucial support to talented investigators from around the world, launching careers dedicated to scientific discovery and better patient care.

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™.

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Released: 27-Jul-2021 7:05 AM EDT
Warming Soil Means Stronger Microbe Networks
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Scientists generally expect species networks to be more stable under climate change if they have many species connected by many lines of interaction. This study investigated this pattern in microbial interactions in soils. It found that microbes might interact in more complex ways when soil is warmer, indicating the possibility that warming could lead to more robust networks.

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Released: 27-Jul-2021 7:00 AM EDT
Astro Issues Clinical Guideline on Radiation Therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides guidance on radiation therapy for soft tissue sarcoma. Recommendations outline optimal radiation dosing, techniques and treatment planning, with a focus on preserving long-term functionality through individualized care.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 6:05 AM EDT
SLAS Technology’s August Issue “Review of Low-Cost 3D Bioprinters: State of the Market and Observed Future Trends” Now Available
SLAS

The August edition of SLAS Technology features the cover article, “Review of Low-Cost 3D Bioprinters: State of the Market and Observed Future Trends” by Anh Tong, Quang Long Pham, Ph.D., Paul Abatemarco, Austin Mathew, Dhruv Gupta, Siddharth Iyer and Roman Voronov (New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark College of Engineering, Newark, NJ, USA).

Released: 27-Jul-2021 6:05 AM EDT
SLAS Discovery’s August Special Collection “Approaches for Prioritizing High-Quality Chemical Matter in Chemical Probe and Drug Discovery” Now Available
SLAS

The August edition of SLAS Discovery is a Special Collection featuring the cover article, “Approaches for Prioritizing High-Quality Chemical Matter in Chemical Probe and Drug Discovery” by Jayme L. Dahlin, M.D., Ph.D. (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA).

Newswise: Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report
Released: 27-Jul-2021 6:00 AM EDT
Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report
Memorial Hermann Health System

TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital ranked No. 2 among the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2021-2022. TIRR Memorial Hermann was previously ranked No. 3 in the 2020-2021 rankings, and has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception in 1989.

Newswise: Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Among Nation's Best in 10 Specialties
Released: 27-Jul-2021 5:00 AM EDT
Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Among Nation's Best in 10 Specialties
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is recognized as a national leader in ten specialties, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings released today. These 10 specialties are recognized as one of the top 50 programs in the nation. It’s Ohio State’s 29th consecutive year with nationally ranked specialties.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 5:00 AM EDT
The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Department of Geriatrics Remains No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report Specialty Rankings for Second Year
Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Department of Geriatrics was ranked No. 1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the second consecutive year. The Mount Sinai Hospital was also listed on the “Honor Roll” of the nation’s top 20 hospitals for the sixth year in a row.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 4:05 AM EDT
Attachment Style Secures Your Love During Lockdowns
University of Vienna

What constitutes good relationship quality in times of crisisRelationships are crucial for our health and well-being. But which factors help to sustain a satisfying relationship, and can we predict which relationships make it through a crisis? An international team led by Stephanie Eder of the University of Vienna set out to investigate these questions during a time when ‘hard lockdowns’ were introduced throughout Europe.

Newswise: UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.

Newswise: Rush University Medical Center Again on U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll
Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
Rush University Medical Center Again on U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll
Rush University Medical Center

Of the more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals evaluated, Rush University Medical Center ranked No. 19 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, with nine of specialties rated among the country’s very best.

Newswise: Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center is ranked the best in New England
Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center is ranked the best in New England
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center is ranked #4 as a Best Hospital for cancer care by U.S. News and World Report for 2021-22

Newswise: Pandemic Planning: Lessons From the White Plague
Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
Pandemic Planning: Lessons From the White Plague
University of South Australia

University of South Australia architectural historian Dr Julie Collins says that, if history is anything to go by, the COVID-19 pandemic could have a lasting impact on how – and where – we live.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
Mayo Clinic Ranked No. 1 Hospital in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report
Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has again been ranked the No. 1 "Best Hospital" nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 "Best Hospitals" rankings, for the sixth consecutive year.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 6:05 PM EDT
Patients Report Long-Term Favorable Effects of Weight Loss Surgery in Their Daily Lives
Cleveland Clinic

A new analysis from the STAMPEDE trial shows that over the course of five years, patients who had bariatric and metabolic surgery to treat uncontrolled type 2 diabetes reported greater physical health, more energy, less body pain, and less negative effects of diabetes in their daily lives, compared with patients who had medical therapy alone for their diabetes. Long-term changes in psychosocial and emotional quality of life measures were not significantly different between the surgical and medical groups. The research was published in the Annals of Surgery.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center Earns Joint Commission Recertification for Advanced Diabetes Management
Released: 26-Jul-2021 5:55 PM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center Earns Joint Commission Recertification for Advanced Diabetes Management
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center has been recertified by the Joint Commission, a national accreditation organization, in Advanced Diabetes Management. This Disease Specific Certification demonstrates that Hackensack University Medical Center meets or exceeds national standards for diabetes care.

Newswise: Rush University Medical Center Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for Workers
Released: 26-Jul-2021 5:25 PM EDT
Rush University Medical Center Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for Workers
Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center will require all staff, contractors and volunteers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 1.

Newswise: More Than the Games: The Olympics and the Global Spotlight on Societal Issues
Released: 26-Jul-2021 5:05 PM EDT
More Than the Games: The Olympics and the Global Spotlight on Societal Issues
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Millions of spectators tuned in Friday to watch the opening ceremony of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Released: 26-Jul-2021 4:45 PM EDT
65+ and Lonely? Don't Talk to Your Doctor About Another Prescription
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Lonely, older adults are nearly twice as likely to use opioids to ease pain and two-and-a-half times more likely to use sedatives and anti-anxiety medications, putting themselves at risk for drug dependency, impaired attention, falls and other accidents, and further cognitive impairment, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 4:15 PM EDT
Two Types of Blood Pressure Meds Prevent Heart Events Equally, but Side Effects Differ
American Heart Association (AHA)

People who are just beginning treatment for high blood pressure can benefit equally from two different classes of medicine - angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) - yet ARBs may be less likely to cause medication side effects, according to an analysis of real-world data published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal.

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Released: 26-Jul-2021 4:15 PM EDT
Bottling Clean Energy in Chemical Bonds
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Of the various methods to store renewable energy, one stands out for holding onto energy for months at a time: storing energy in the chemical bonds of molecules such as hydrogen.

Newswise: Director Retention Does Not Necessarily Facilitate Post-Acquisition Firm Performance, Study Shows
Released: 26-Jul-2021 4:10 PM EDT
Director Retention Does Not Necessarily Facilitate Post-Acquisition Firm Performance, Study Shows
University of Notre Dame

John Busenbark, assistant professor of management at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, examined how well firms fare in the period after they acquire a target firm, by empirically studying a factor that might impact post-acquisition value creation for the acquirer’s shareholders.

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Released: 26-Jul-2021 3:55 PM EDT
Development of a Novel Technology to Check Body Temperature with Smartphone Camera
National Research Council of Science & Technology

Thermal-imaging sensors that detect and capture images of the heat signatures of human bodies and other objects have recently sprung into use in thermostats to check facial temperatures in a contactless attempt to screen for COVID-19 at several building entrances.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 3:20 PM EDT
American Neurological Association Announces Winners of 2021
American Neurological Association (ANA)

The American Neurological Association (ANA), has announced the recipients of its 2021 scientific awards, to be presented during the 146th ANA Annual Meeting, held virtually October 17 - 19, 2021, with an Opening Symposium on October 16.

Newswise: Scientists Model ‘True Prevalence’ of COVID-19 Throughout Pandemic
Released: 26-Jul-2021 3:15 PM EDT
Scientists Model ‘True Prevalence’ of COVID-19 Throughout Pandemic
University of Washington

Scientists have developed a statistical framework that incorporates key COVID-19 data to model the true prevalence of this disease in the U.S. Their approach projects that in the U.S. as many as 60% of COVID-19 cases went undetected as of March 7, 2021.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 3:15 PM EDT
Clinical Trial Evaluates Minimally Invasive Treatment of Severe Heart Valve Disorder
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Individuals with severe tricuspid valve regurgitation, in which the valve between the two right heart chambers closes incorrectly, may be eligible for a new clinical trial to treat the condition.

Newswise: OADN Joins Major Organizations  in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care
Released: 26-Jul-2021 3:05 PM EDT
OADN Joins Major Organizations in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care
Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Joint Statement in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care

Newswise: Biomarker Could Help Diagnosis Schizophrenia at an Early Age
26-Jul-2021 12:00 PM EDT
Biomarker Could Help Diagnosis Schizophrenia at an Early Age
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have discovered how levels of a protein could be used in the future as a blood-based diagnostic aid for schizophrenia.

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Released: 26-Jul-2021 2:45 PM EDT
What Happens to Marine Life When Oxygen Is Scarce?
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole, Mass. (July 26, 2021) — In September of 2017, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution postdoctoral scholar Maggie Johnson was conducting an experiment with a colleague in Bocas del Toro off the Caribbean coast of Panama. After sitting on a quiet, warm open ocean, they snorkeled down to find a peculiar layer of murky, foul-smelling water about 10 feet below the surface, with brittle stars and sea urchins, which are usually in hiding, perching on the tops of coral.


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