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Article ID: 702446

Infectious Disease Consultation Significantly Reduces Mortality of Patients with Bloodstream Yeast Infections

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Rachael Lee, M.D.In a retrospective cohort study conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Infectious Diseases, patients with candidemia — a yeast infection in the bloodstream — had more positive outcomes as they relate to mortality when infectious disease consultation, or IDC, occurred during their hospital stay.

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Article ID: 702250

Scientists grow functioning human neural networks in 3D from stem cells

Tufts University

A team of Tufts University-led researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue culture models for the central nervous system that mimic structural and functional features of the brain and demonstrate neural activity sustained over a period of many months.

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Article ID: 702445

For Preterm Infants, Skin-to-Skin Contact Affects Hormone Levels – And May Promote Parental Engagement

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with parents influences levels of hormones related to mother-infant attachment (oxytocin) and stress (cortisol) – and may increase parents' level of engagement with their infants, reports a study in Advances in Neonatal Care, official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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Article ID: 702441

VA Hospital Vending Machines Fail to Follow Healthy Food Recommendations

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Food and beverages in vending machines at Veterans Affairs hospitals strongly conflict with government-provided nutritional recommendations, according to new research from the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and recently published in the journal Nutrition.

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18-Oct-2018 2:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702411

Placing Atoms for Optimum Catalysts

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Precise positioning of oxygens could help engineer faster, more efficient energy-relevant chemical transformations.

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Article ID: 702439

Pushing the (Extra Cold) Frontiers of Superconducting Science

Ames Laboratory

Ames Laboratory has developed a method to measure magnetic properties of superconducting and magnetic materials that exhibit unusual quantum behavior at very low temperatures in high magnetic fields.

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Blue Ribbon Panel: Now is the Time to Consider Child Passenger Safety in Self-Driving Vehicles

Safe Kids Worldwide

With self-driving cars poised to revolutionize America’s roadways and vehicle safety, top safety experts are calling upon developers of autonomous or self-driving vehicles to take immediate action to protect the safety of child passengers.

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