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Article ID: 713346

Ames Laboratory names James Morris Chief Research Officer

Ames Laboratory

Dr. James Morris has been named Chief Research Officer at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory. His appointment follows an extensive search and will be effective June 17, 2019.

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Article ID: 713342

Pitt and CMU receive Department of Defense Contract to Create an Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University have each been awarded 4-year contracts totaling nearly $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to create an autonomous trauma care system that fits in a backpack and can treat and stabilize soldiers injured in

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22-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Novel Role in Spatial Chromosome Organization Identified for Frequently Mutated Cancer Protein

Wistar Institute

New research from The Wistar Institute sheds light on the function of the ARID1A protein, encoded by a gene that is among the most frequently mutated across human cancers.

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22-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713255

Massive sequencing study links rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes

University of Michigan

An international consortium of scientists has analyzed protein-coding genes from nearly 46,000 people, linking rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes.

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22-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713325

Experimental Noninvasive Tool Monitors Effectiveness of Stem Cell Transplantation

University of Maryland Medical Center/School of Medicine

Researchers analyzed biomarkers secreted from transplanted human stem cells in the recipient blood of a rodent model of heart attack. Analysis of the blood test showed responding cells had changed their gene expression, behavior and secretions, suggesting this liquid biopsy could provide a window into stem cell activity and effectiveness.

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As more veterans die of opioid overdoses, study shows need to focus beyond prescription opioids

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A dramatic rise in opioid overdose deaths among veterans in recent years has happened mainly among veterans dying from heroin and synthetic opioids, a new study shows.

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Article ID: 712822

Reductions in Fine Particles Over Decade Has Improved Health While Ozone Pollution Remains Little Changed

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Fewer deaths and serious illnesses have occurred in the U.S. over the past decade as a result of cleaner air, according to a new report focusing on the two most potent air pollutants: fine particle (PM2.5) and ground-level ozone (O3). However, these improvements are almost entirely due to reductions in PM2.5 pollution.

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Article ID: 713338

Where there’s a grill there’s a way: Cookouts can be part of a healthy diet

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

You just have to be smart about what you grill and how you grill it, and be willing to broaden your view of what qualifies as proper cookout fare.

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