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New coronavirus could lead to pandemic

University of Georgia

With news that the coronavirus called 2019-nCoV is capable of spreading from human to human, many are concerned about the possibility of a new pandemic, and that is not outside the realm of possibility, according to Jeff Hogan, a professor and infectious disease expert at the University of Georgia, who studied the SARS coronavirus extensively.

Channels: All Journal News, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, China News, Southeast Asia News,

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24-Jan-2020 1:10 PM EST
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Efforts to improve vehicle fuel efficiency may come at a high cost to the climate, public health

University of Georgia

New automotive technology that promises enhanced fuel efficiency may have a serious downside, including significant climate and public health impacts, according to research from the University of Georgia College of Engineering.

Channels: Automotive, Climate Science, Engineering, Environmental Health, Pollution, Public Health, Technology, All Journal News,

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23-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST
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Women still face barriers to breastfeed at work

University of Georgia

Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.

Channels: All Journal News, In the Workplace, Women's Health,

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21-Jan-2020 11:20 AM EST
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Newswise: Exosomes promote remarkable recovery in stroke

Exosomes promote remarkable recovery in stroke

University of Georgia

Scientists present brain-imaging data for a new stroke treatment that supported full recovery in swine, modeled with the same pattern of neurodegeneration as seen in humans with severe stroke.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Clinical Trials, Emergency Medicine, Healthcare, Neuro, Pharmaceuticals, Regenerative Medicine, All Journal News,

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14-Jan-2020 1:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Study finds salt nanoparticles are toxic to cancer cells

Study finds salt nanoparticles are toxic to cancer cells

University of Georgia

A new study at the University of Georgia has found a way to attack cancer cells that is potentially less harmful to the patient.

Channels: Cancer, Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Vaccines, All Journal News,

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9-Jan-2020 1:35 PM EST
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Newswise: Study Shows Animal Life Thriving Around Fukushima

Study Shows Animal Life Thriving Around Fukushima

University of Georgia

Nearly a decade after the nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, researchers from the University of Georgia have found that wildlife populations are abundant in areas void of human life.

Channels: Environmental Science, Nature, Wildlife, Japan News, All Journal News, Nuclear Power, Staff Picks,

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6-Jan-2020 10:55 AM EST
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16-Dec-2019 12:35 PM EST
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Newswise: To the brain, straight from the vein: IV treatment for TBI

To the brain, straight from the vein: IV treatment for TBI

University of Georgia

A team of researchers from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center has found that neural exosomes—“cargo” molecules within the nervous system that carry messages to the brain—can minimize or even avert progression of traumatic brain injury when used as part of a new cell-to-cell messaging technology.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare, Neuro, Trauma,

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12-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Researchers discover brain circuit linked to food impulsivity

Researchers discover brain circuit linked to food impulsivity

University of Georgia

A team of researchers that includes a faculty member at the University of Georgia has now identified a specific circuit in the brain that alters food impulsivity, creating the possibility scientists can someday develop therapeutics to address overeating.

Channels: All Journal News, Neuro, Nutrition, Obesity, Psychology and Psychiatry, Nature (journal),

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11-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Tweaking the approach to save the desert tortoise

Tweaking the approach to save the desert tortoise

University of Georgia

“Increase the size, increase the survival” is the premise behind head-starting tortoises, but new research reveals larger size alone is not enough to save the desert tortoise from predator attacks.

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10-Dec-2019 3:05 PM EST
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