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Article ID: 708072

Unmet Social Needs Among Medicaid Members Lead to Stress, Chronic Conditions

Washington University in St. Louis

A survey of Medicaid members found that increasing levels of unmet social needs were positively associated with stress, smoking and chronic conditions, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.Scientists, led by Tess Thompson, research assistant professor, analyzed data from 1,214 online surveys from Medicaid members about social needs, demographics, and health-related and psychosocial outcomes.

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13-Feb-2019 4:30 PM EST
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Article ID: 708070

New Study Analyzes How Falling in Love Influences the Immune System in Women

Tulane University

As Valentine’s Day arrives, there’s no doubt love is once again in the air during this annual holiday that dates as far back as the 14th century. So, what exactly does it feel like to fall in love and how does love affect us as humans? Many scientists have proven falling in love has its physical benefits on both men and women, but can falling in love influence the immune system in women?

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Article ID: 708074

Researchers Flood Boundaries of Chemistry

University of California San Diego

The Paesani Research Group works to collect data on the properties of materials like water, apply it to machine learning, optimize the material through modifications based on simulations and then synthesize an ideal material that could be used, for example, to extract water from the atmosphere.

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Article ID: 707797

Chronic Inflammation in Middle Age May Lead to Thinking and Memory Problems Later

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People who have chronic inflammation in middle-age may develop problems with thinking and memory in the decades leading up to old age, according to a new study published in the February 13, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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8-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708065

Researchers Develop Reversible, Drug-Free Antiplatelet Therapy to Fight Dangerous Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis

George Washington University

A new reversible, drug-free antiplatelet therapy could reduce the risk of blood clots and potentially prevent cancer metastasis, according to a study published today in Science Translational Medicine.

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13-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708068

Case Western Reserve Researcher Awarded $1.3 Million to Develop Decision-Making Tool for Treating Intimate Partner Violence

Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Gunnur Karakurt, PhD has been awarded a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify effective treatments for intimate partner violence (IPV), and to develop a decision-making tool for care providers. The project involves analyzing national data to identify subgroups of people who respond similarly to specific IPV treatments. By combining findings with a meta-analysis of the literature and computer modeling, clinicians will be better able to choose between evidence-based treatments.

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Article ID: 708051

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Honored as Recipient of the 2019 Microsoft Health Innovation Award

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named a recipient of Microsoft Corp.’s 2019 Health Innovation Award for the St. Jude Cloud, a data-sharing resource for the global research community that gives scientists immediate access to genomics data that previously could take weeks to download.

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13-Feb-2019 3:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 708061

Digital Learning and Values-Driven Leadership: Why it Works

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The core idea behind Mary Gentile's "Giving Voice to Values" (GVV) approach is that rather than treating ethics as an entirely cognitive problem — it can be more impactful to provide opportunities for individuals to literally pre-script, rehearse and peer coach effective ways to enact values-based positions.

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13-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708057

Lynbrook High wins 2019 SLAC Regional Science Bowl competition

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Twenty-eight teams from 17 Bay Area high schools faced off Feb. 9 in the SLAC Regional DOE Science Bowl, a series of fast-paced question-and-answer matches that test knowledge in biology, chemistry, physics, earth and space sciences, energy and math. The competition is hosted annually by the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

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Article ID: 708060

IBM Watson Health Invests $50M in Joint Research Collaborations with Leading Medical Centers to Advance the Application of AI to Health

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

IBM Watson Health today announced plans to make a 10-year, $50 million investment in joint research collaborations with Brigham and Women’s Hospital – the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School – and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to advance the science of artificial intelligence (AI) and its application to major public health issues.

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