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Newswise: Understanding Brain Tumors
Released: 6-May-2021 11:50 AM EDT
Understanding Brain Tumors
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

To better understand brain cancer, neuro-oncologist Michael E. Salacz, MD, director of the Neuro-Oncology Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and associate professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, shares some basic information on types of brain tumors, risk factors and treatment options.

Newswise: Happy Mother's Day for Mom Who Received the Gift of Life From Her Daughter
Released: 5-May-2021 4:05 PM EDT
Happy Mother's Day for Mom Who Received the Gift of Life From Her Daughter
Hackensack Meridian Health

A loving & doting daughter saves the live of her mother in desperate need of a kidney transplant as well as the life of a Minnesota woman.

Released: 5-May-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Myths About Workplace Negotiations
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

In organizational hiring, negotiating and efforts to foster creativity, there often is a tendency to see things as “either-or” or “winner vs. losers.” Such zero-sum mindset tends to lead to errors and biases, says Maryland Smith’s Rellie Derfler-Rozin, whose recent research explores this dynamic and its implications.

Newswise: First time in Thailand – Chula Successfully Uses Stem-cell Transplantation to Treat Systemic Sclerosis Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis
Released: 4-May-2021 8:55 AM EDT
First time in Thailand – Chula Successfully Uses Stem-cell Transplantation to Treat Systemic Sclerosis Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis
Chulalongkorn University

April 8, 2021 – The Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (CU Medi), Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society (Chulalongkorn Hospital), in collaboration with the Departments of Hematology, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Infectious diseases, held a press conference on “Thailand’s first successful treatment of systemic sclerosis patients with pulmonary fibrosis by stem cell transplantation“.

Released: 3-May-2021 6:20 PM EDT
Biden rights the economic ship, but rough waters could loom in the distance
University of Delaware

Vaccine distribution, stimulus checks and reopenings have helped to revitalize the economy in the face of the pandemic. But challenges remain, including vaccine reluctance, inflation and the capital gains tax, says University of Delaware economist Jim Butkiewicz.

Released: 29-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Six facts women need to know about giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Giving birth is stressful enough. Adding a pandemic to the mix has only increased anxiety among today’s moms-to-be.

Newswise: Legendary licenses
Released: 28-Apr-2021 12:55 PM EDT
Legendary licenses
Sandia National Laboratories

Licensing expert Bob Westervelt, who has worked to transfer Sandia National Laboratories technologies in the medical, solar and hydrogen production fields, received the 2021 Outstanding Technology Transfer Professional Award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

Newswise: Writing the history of feminism in the South and Appalachia: WVU researcher earns prestigious Carnegie award
Released: 28-Apr-2021 9:15 AM EDT
Writing the history of feminism in the South and Appalachia: WVU researcher earns prestigious Carnegie award
West Virginia University

There’s more to the American women’s movement of the 1960s and 1970s than burning bras and Gloria Steinem. Jessica Wilkerson, associate professor of history at West Virginia University, wants to change that narrative to its truest form: The fight for women’s rights was built on the shoulders of women of color, the working class and women in the south and Appalachia – not just white-collar urbanites.

Released: 25-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT
تنبيه خبير: 5 نصائح للعودة إلى اللعبة الرياضية
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا ― يتطلع الناس إلى العودة إلى رياضاتهم وأنشطتهم هذا العام، وربما أكثر من ذلك وسط جائحة فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19). سواءً عادوا إلى نشاطهم بعد الإصابة أو فترة تسريح طويلة، يمكن للرياضيين اتخاذ خطوات لتسهيل عودتهم إلى اللعبة الرياضية.

Released: 25-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT
专家提醒:重返赛场的5点建议
Mayo Clinic

虽然COVID-19疫情的影响仍在继续,但体育健儿们已经按捺不住回归运动和户外活动的渴望。无论是在受伤后还是经历了长期休养,运动员们都可以通过采取主动措施来确保顺利回归赛场。

Released: 25-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT
Advertencia del experto: 5 sugerencias para reanudar los deportes
Mayo Clinic

La gente está anticipando volver este año a hacer deporte y otras actividades, quizás más que antes debido a la pandemia de la COVID-19. Cuando los deportistas reanudan su actividad después de una lesión o de un período prolongado de descanso, hay algunas medidas que pueden tomar para que la transición se produzca sin contratiempos.

Released: 25-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT
Alerta dos especialistas: 5 dicas para o retorno às atividades esportivas
Mayo Clinic

As pessoas estão ansiosas para voltar a praticar esportes e outras atividades nesse ano, talvez ainda mais em meio à pandemia de COVID-19. Seja no retorno após uma lesão ou um longo período de afastamento, os atletas podem tomar medidas para tornar essa transição mais suave.

Newswise: Connection Between Art and Healing Extends Back Centuries
Released: 23-Apr-2021 10:20 AM EDT
Connection Between Art and Healing Extends Back Centuries
SUNY Buffalo State College

Frances Gage, associate professor of art history at Buffalo State College, has studied the connection between art and medicine for decades. It began with the Italian physician and art critic Giulio Mancini, who studied the potential effects pictures may have on their beholders. Today, this theory is playing out in hospitals and medical schools across the country that are recognizing how a range of activities can contribute to healing, including listening to music and looking at art, according to Gage.

Released: 22-Apr-2021 3:55 PM EDT
UIC students breaking down stereotypes about young Black men
University of Illinois at Chicago

A group at the University of Illinois Chicago is on a mission to break down stereotypes of who young Black men are and what they’re capable of. We Are Men (WAM) is a program at UIC’s Jane Addams College of Social Work.

Released: 22-Apr-2021 2:25 PM EDT
Business Lessons From European Soccer Turmoil
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

A Super League in European soccer was an idea that was appealing to clubs because of the potential payout, but it ultimately lacked a major part of the equation – the fans, says Maryland Smith marketing professor Henry C. Boyd III.

Newswise: How Techno-economic Analysis Can Improve Energy Technologies
Released: 22-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
How Techno-economic Analysis Can Improve Energy Technologies
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

A Q&A with Berkeley Lab researcher Hanna Breunig on techno-economic analysis, and how she uses it to make negative emissions technologies more competitive

Newswise: Spring 2021 emergence of Brood X cicadas: Indiana University experts available to comment
Released: 20-Apr-2021 11:45 AM EDT
Spring 2021 emergence of Brood X cicadas: Indiana University experts available to comment
Indiana University

Indiana University experts in biology and ecology are available to comment on the emergence of the Brood X cicadas, a spectacular event that occurs every 17 years in the eastern United States.

Newswise: Vertigo Explained with Dr. Mina Le
Released: 20-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Vertigo Explained with Dr. Mina Le
Hackensack Meridian Health

Vertigo can be brought on by several conditions including middle ear fluid, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), Meniere’s disease, vestibular neuritis and vestibular migraine. To get a better understanding of vertigo, we asked Mountainside Medical Group’s otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon, Mina Le, M.D.

Newswise: Research shows race is a factor in disparities of symptom prevalence and response to treatment in multiple sclerosis treatment
Released: 19-Apr-2021 4:05 PM EDT
Research shows race is a factor in disparities of symptom prevalence and response to treatment in multiple sclerosis treatment
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Black and Hispanic patients develop more disabilities from multiple sclerosis (MS) and respond to treatments for the disease differently compared to white patients who also have the disease, according to recent findings by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) at the Americans Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis Forum 2021.

Newswise: Report shows mental health concerns rising among children and teens during the pandemic
Released: 19-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Report shows mental health concerns rising among children and teens during the pandemic
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

In addition to the physical health problems caused by the pandemic, there has been a heavy mental health toll from months of lockdown and upheaval - particularly for children and teens.

Released: 16-Apr-2021 4:10 PM EDT
Rutgers Expert Addresses Questions on COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout and Variant Issues
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Stanley H. Weiss, an epidemiologist in infectious and chronic diseases, and a professor at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and the Rutgers School of Public Health, talks about vaccine side effects, the hesitancy that still exists and why it is important to get vaccinated when it’s your turn.

Newswise: With virtual meetings here to stay, experts give tips on ways to bring some humanity back to our screens
Released: 16-Apr-2021 1:20 PM EDT
With virtual meetings here to stay, experts give tips on ways to bring some humanity back to our screens
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Sitting in small offices, big conference rooms, or giant auditoriums to collaborate with colleagues has been replaced by little squares on computer screens. Family pets, the doorbell, and children sometimes vie for attention, and if you want to take a bite of food, you turn off the camera. For better or worse, the way we meet has been forever changed as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But experts at UTHealth think there are some easy things to do so all of these virtual experiences don't lead to burnout and fatigue.

Newswise: Spanish Professor Applies Bilingual Skills to Immigration Court
Released: 14-Apr-2021 2:35 PM EDT
Spanish Professor Applies Bilingual Skills to Immigration Court
SUNY Buffalo State College

Even though Graziela Rondón-Pari, Buffalo State College assistant professor of Spanish, has been in this country legally for decades, she said, she can empathize with the individuals going through the court system. This is why she continues to spend her summers as a court interpreter in Buffalo, New York City, and Baltimore, Maryland. Now, she is passing along these skills to Buffalo State Spanish majors interested in becoming court interpreters.

Newswise: Does More Pollen Mean Worse Allergy Symptoms? Probably
Released: 14-Apr-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Does More Pollen Mean Worse Allergy Symptoms? Probably
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Climate change has made pollen season longer and worse throughout North America - bad news for those who suffer with nasal allergies.

Newswise: How to Handle Nosebleeds
Released: 13-Apr-2021 10:05 AM EDT
How to Handle Nosebleeds
Hackensack Meridian Health (Mountainside Medical Center)

Nosebleeds can be your body’s response to several factors. Seasonal allergies, injury or trauma to the nose, repeated sneezing, cold air, certain medications, chemical irritants and nose-picking can all lead to bleeding in the nose. Luckily, very few reasons for a nosebleed indicate any sort of serious medical problem.

Released: 12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Seeking Therapeutic Strategies against Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Autophagy
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Autophagy is a process where a cell eats itself to maintain cellular metabolism during metabolic stress.

Released: 8-Apr-2021 1:05 PM EDT
Ergonomics in Surgery – The Athlete in the Operating Room
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The parallels between surgery and elite athletics are many. You must be on your game at all times and ready to instantly execute precise movements.

Released: 8-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Young People and Those Without a High School Degree More Likely to Suffer Untreated Mental Health Disorders
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

People between ages 18 and 29 and those without a high school degree are more likely to experience anxiety or depression during the pandemic and also are least likely to seek mental health treatment, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that surveyed nearly 800,000 households from August 2020 to February 2021.

Released: 7-Apr-2021 2:30 PM EDT
Rutgers Expert Explains NFT
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Merav Ozair, a FinTech faculty member at Rutgers Business School, explains the crypto-jargon and how NFT could revolutionize certain industries.

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Released: 7-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
How to prepare for a telemedicine appointment
American Academy of Dermatology

Consumer demand for virtual health care has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 6-Apr-2021 8:55 AM EDT
With Testicular Cancer, Being Proactive is Key
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

To highlight testicular cancer awareness month, an expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey addresses the basics of testicular cancer and the importance of self checks and talking to your doctor.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 11:05 AM EDT
The Mental Fatigue You Feel Is Called ‘Cognitive Dulling’ and You Are Not Alone if You Are Experiencing It
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Someone asks you a simple question and you snap. Common tasks, like washing the dishes, feel impossible to accomplish. Constant virtual meetings on camera leave you feeling drained and make it difficult to concentrate on other duties.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 8:50 AM EDT
Cancer Education Web Resources for Patients, Families and the Community Available
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

During National Library Week, Rutgers Cancer Institute's medical librarian shares how cancer patients as well as members of the community who are seeking disease specific information are able to access the information they need beyond physical books.

Released: 1-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Managing the stress of new traumatic events during the pandemic
Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC experts address how traumatic occurrences affect us even more in the age of COVID-19, and how people can cope with anxiety and fear.

Released: 31-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Expert Answers Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines
Florida Atlantic University

FAU's Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Released: 30-Mar-2021 11:20 AM EDT
What's Next for Restaurant Industry?
SUNY Buffalo State College

Kathleen O'Brien, chair and lecturer in Buffalo State's Hospitality and Tourism Department, and founder of the on-campus dining club, Campus House, talks about the current environment for restaurants as country emerges from COVID, and what may lie ahead.

Released: 30-Mar-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Lung Cancer: UVA Health Expert Helps Develop New National Screening Guidelines
University of Virginia Health System

Through his role on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, UVA Health’s Li Li, MD, PhD, MPH, has helped develop new lung cancer screening guidelines that expand screenings to more high-risk patients.

Newswise: Comic book researcher: How the Marvel Universe reflects science and society
Released: 25-Mar-2021 4:50 PM EDT
Comic book researcher: How the Marvel Universe reflects science and society
DePaul University

A new exhibition opening at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry called Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes explores the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s evolution alongside society over the past 80 years. The collaboration between the museum and the genre makes sense, says Blair Davis.

Released: 25-Mar-2021 10:35 AM EDT
How to Stay Safe if You Travel During Spring Break
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

As millions of people pack airports and planes over spring break at a time when only 25 percent of the population has received at least one COVID-19 vaccination, Lewis Nelson, director of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, says public health measures while traveling like social distancing, washing hands and mask wearing are still critical to remaining healthy and stopping the spread.

Newswise: How Microorganisms Can Help Us Get to Net Negative Emissions
Released: 25-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT
How Microorganisms Can Help Us Get to Net Negative Emissions
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

A Q&A with Berkeley Lab scientist Eric Sundstrom on a technology to turn electrons to bioproducts

Newswise: Resident’s NEJM essay discusses combating anti-Asian hate
Released: 24-Mar-2021 5:15 PM EDT
Resident’s NEJM essay discusses combating anti-Asian hate
University of Washington School of Medicine

Dr. James Lee is a Korean-American resident in psychiatry at the University of Washington School of Medicine. His perspective, “Combating anti-Asian sentiment — a practical guide for clinicians,” was published March 24 in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Newswise: Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19
Released: 24-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT
Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19
Johns Hopkins Medicine

One year ago, then 65-year-old Miriam Clark developed a fever, lost her appetite and had no energy. She and her daughter, Tye Clark, the administrative services manager of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Division of Hospital Medicine, never could have imagined what they would end up going through before Miriam was diagnosed with COVID-19. Looking back on the year, the mother and daughter duo are thankful and now even have reason to celebrate.

Newswise: Masking may help prevent severe allergies this spring
Released: 23-Mar-2021 4:25 PM EDT
Masking may help prevent severe allergies this spring
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Masking can prevent more than COVID-19 from spreading this spring: Allergic rhinitis symptoms have shown to be significantly reduced with facemask usage during the pandemic.

Released: 22-Mar-2021 5:35 PM EDT
Protesting While White Nationalist: What if They’d Been Black?
Stanford Graduate School of Business

An essay by Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty member Sarah Soule and coauthor Christian Davenport, University of Michigan

Released: 22-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Speakers Announced for Virtual Experimental Biology 2021 Meeting
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Renowned scientists—including Nobel laureates, research pioneers and celebrated educators—will speak at the virtual Experimental Biology (EB) 2021 meeting, to be held April 27–30. Bringing together thousands of life scientists in one interdisciplinary community, EB showcases the latest advances in anatomy, biochemistry, molecular biology, investigative pathology, pharmacology and physiology.

Released: 22-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT
Social and Emotional Learning Crucial to Valued Outcomes, Rutgers Expert Says
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Studies show that social and emotional learning could reduce school violence and harassment, while improving attendance, graduation rates and perceptions of school climate. But Maurice Elias, a professor of psychology and director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Developmental Lab, says in order for that to occur, social and emotional learning (SEL) must become the norm in schools nationwide.

Newswise:Video Embedded your-questions-answered-examining-mistrust-and-vaccines
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Released: 19-Mar-2021 5:20 PM EDT
Your Questions, Answered: Examining Mistrust and Vaccines
University of California San Diego

On Feb. 22, the University of California San Diego brought together a panel of industry experts and esteemed faculty to kick off the university’s “Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom” online event series hosted in celebration of the university's 60th anniversary. To continue the timely dialogue around COVID-19 and vaccines, we reached back out to a few of the event panelists plus a leader from UC San Diego’s Return to Learn Program Dr. Robert “Chip” Schooley to answer questions submitted by the audience.

Newswise: New Clean Energy Process Converts Methane to Hydrogen with Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Released: 18-Mar-2021 4:45 PM EDT
New Clean Energy Process Converts Methane to Hydrogen with Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

PNNL, teaming with academia and industry, develops a novel zero-emission methane pyrolysis process that produces both hydrogen and high-value carbon solids.

Newswise: Teaching Students About Deaf Culture
Released: 16-Mar-2021 12:20 PM EDT
Teaching Students About Deaf Culture
SUNY Buffalo State College

Amy Crockford, the coordinator of Buffalo State College's American Sign Language program, will soon have the opportunity to introduce students to the intricacies of deaf and hard-of-hearing life through a new elective, SLP 330: Deaf Culture in America.


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