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Newswise:Video Embedded measles-makes-a-comeback-what-parents-need-to-know
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Released: 23-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Measles Makes a Comeback: What Parents Need to Know
Cedars-Sinai

A highly contagious childhood disease once eradicated by vaccination has made a comeback.

Newswise: Helping stroke survivors bounce back
Released: 23-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Helping stroke survivors bounce back
Northern Arizona University

Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke every year, and most end up with some level of permanent motor disability. One researcher at Northern Arizona University is developing a device that could help healthcare providers personalize care for stroke survivors—and improve their chances of full recovery.

   
Newswise:Video Embedded raising-the-bar-for-medical-ai
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Released: 23-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Raising the Bar for Medical AI
Harvard Medical School

From the invention of the wheel to the advent of the printing press to the splitting of the atom, history is replete with cautionary tales of new technologies emerging before humanity was ready to cope with them.

Newswise: Giant inflatable colon comes to UCLA to help raise awareness on rising number of people being diagnosed with colorectal cancer
Released: 23-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Giant inflatable colon comes to UCLA to help raise awareness on rising number of people being diagnosed with colorectal cancer
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

For Colon Cancer Awareness Month, experts from the UCLA Health will educate members of the community on the importance of starting colorectal cancer screening early and continuing to have it done regularly throughout their lives to prevent the development of cancer.

Newswise: Audiology Student Researches Security Vulnerabilities in Hearing Aids
Released: 23-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Audiology Student Researches Security Vulnerabilities in Hearing Aids
University of Northern Colorado

Student combines her fascination with technology and research to uncover whether hearing aids that use Bluetooth technology can be hacked.

   
Newswise: Commercial shipment marks big step for safer, more efficient nuclear fuels
Released: 22-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Commercial shipment marks big step for safer, more efficient nuclear fuels
Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

After two decades, laboratory reopens for spent fuel testing

Newswise: Seeking Answers: ReSeq Project Doesn't Give Up on Finding a Diagnosis for Critically Ill Kids
Released: 22-Feb-2024 6:05 PM EST
Seeking Answers: ReSeq Project Doesn't Give Up on Finding a Diagnosis for Critically Ill Kids
University of Utah Health

For critically ill children with unknown genetic disorders, genome sequencing can be a powerful diagnostic tool, yet more than half of sequenced kids remain undiagnosed. Where standard clinical genome analysis fails to reach a diagnosis, ReSeq’s team of geneticists and data analysts takes an in-depth second look.

Newswise: FLARE Brings New Power to Magnetic Reconnection Research
Released: 22-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
FLARE Brings New Power to Magnetic Reconnection Research
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Plasma is unusual here on Earth. It’s a gas that’s so hot that the ions and electrons in it aren’t bound to each other in atoms. Even though it’s one of the four fundamental states of matter, you may never think of it alongside solids, liquids, and gases.

Newswise: Star of Mother Cabrini Biopic Visits Sbarro Health Research Organization On Premier of Film
Released: 22-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Star of Mother Cabrini Biopic Visits Sbarro Health Research Organization On Premier of Film
Newswise

Cristiana Della’Anna, the actress who portrays Mother Cabrini in the upcoming biopic, Cabrini, visits with Sbarro Health Research Organization Founder and President Antonio Giordano

   
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Sinus headache? Maybe not.
Released: 21-Feb-2024 6:05 PM EST
The Medical Minute: Sinus headache? Maybe not.
Penn State Health

The pressure and pain you feel during a bad cold might not be a sinus headache. A Penn State Health expert breaks down a popular misnomer.

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Released: 21-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
UMSOM and UMB Faculty Receive $10.6 Million in State Funding for Abortion Clinical Care Training Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine

A $10.6 million training grant has been awarded to the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) to administer Maryland’s Abortion Clinical Care Training Program.

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Released: 21-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
Getting genetic with it
Argonne National Laboratory

Analyzing DNA is routine in health care, but some genetic samples come from wilder places. Argonne National Laboratory’s Environmental Sample Preparation and Sequencing Facility has the skills to study nature’s weirdest, rarest genetic material.

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Newswise: 25 innovative solutions to the housing affordability crisis
Released: 21-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
25 innovative solutions to the housing affordability crisis
University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business

Each year since 2018, Ivory Innovations has recognized organizations working on solutions to the lack of affordable housing in the United States.

Newswise: Avanço no tratamento do câncer de pâncreas com cirurgia robótica total de Whipple
Released: 20-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
Avanço no tratamento do câncer de pâncreas com cirurgia robótica total de Whipple
Mayo Clinic

As novas tecnologias estão melhorando o tratamento do câncer de pâncreas, oferecendo esperança aos pacientes que enfrentam uma das formas de câncer mais letais. O procedimento de Whipple, uma cirurgia complexa para o câncer de pâncreas localizado, agora pode ser feito roboticamente.

Newswise: An in-person look at in-flux soybean supply chains
Released: 20-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
An in-person look at in-flux soybean supply chains
Iowa State University

To meet the rising demand for renewable diesel fuel, the U.S. soybean market is rapidly changing. A group of Iowa State University students recently spent a week studying soybean supply chains in person, a trip that stretched from Midwestern processing plants to Pacific Northwest ports.

   
Newswise: Avance en el tratamiento del cáncer de páncreas con cirugía robótica total de Whipple
Released: 20-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Avance en el tratamiento del cáncer de páncreas con cirugía robótica total de Whipple
Mayo Clinic

Las nuevas tecnologías están mejorando el tratamiento del cáncer de páncreas, ofreciendo esperanza a los pacientes que enfrentan una de las formas de cáncer más letales. El procedimiento de Whipple, una cirugía compleja para el cáncer de páncreas localizado, ahora se puede hacer robóticamente.

Newswise: UWF and DOD SkillBridge program help veteran transition to civilian nursing educator career
Released: 20-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
UWF and DOD SkillBridge program help veteran transition to civilian nursing educator career
University of West Florida

After serving in the U.S. Army for 24 years, Lt. Col. Brandy Clayton seamlessly transitioned from military nurse educator to civilian professor through the DOD SkillBridge program, finding her new home at UWF Usha Kundu, MD College of Health School of Nursing.

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Newswise: Collegiate cyber defenders shine in CyberForce Program’s inaugural Conquer the Hill — Command Edition competition
Released: 20-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Collegiate cyber defenders shine in CyberForce Program’s inaugural Conquer the Hill — Command Edition competition
Argonne National Laboratory

More than 75 college students competed to test their skills in the fundamentals of IT and cybersecurity infrastructure in the DOE CyberForce Program’s inaugural Conquer the Hill — Command Edition competition.

Newswise: St. Jude taps health care start-up veteran as first Senior Vice President of Tech Commercialization
Released: 20-Feb-2024 11:45 AM EST
St. Jude taps health care start-up veteran as first Senior Vice President of Tech Commercialization
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Jordan will work with researchers to bring a greater number of new technologies, innovations and scientific breakthroughs to the clinic, enabling breakthroughs from St. Jude laboratories to benefit more patients.

Newswise: Free sleep clinic addresses disparities in treatment of sleep disorders
Released: 20-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
Free sleep clinic addresses disparities in treatment of sleep disorders
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

The service is among the first in the nation to provide free sleep care to underserved communities.

Released: 20-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Tip Sheet for Feb. 2024
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

A guitarist begins 2024 on high note after awake brain surgery, Dr. Damian Green named chief of Transplantation & Cellular Therapy, targeting treatment resistance in CLL, expanding the patient pool for immunotherapy, researching potential new treatments for head and neck cancer, and more are included in this month’s tip sheet.

Newswise: First Known Photos of ‘Lost Bird’ Captured by UTEP Scientists
Released: 20-Feb-2024 5:00 AM EST
First Known Photos of ‘Lost Bird’ Captured by UTEP Scientists
University of Texas at El Paso

Rare tropical forest bird had not been seen in nearly two decades

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Released: 19-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Episode 205 – Reality vs Perception: 2023 in Review and A Look Ahead to 2024
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

On this episode of the Business and Society podcast, three professors from the Ross School of Business discuss notable trends from 2023 and the current challenges of 2024 from an economic, behavioral, and political perspective.

   
Newswise: Company co-founded by Case Western Reserve University researcher named finalist in South by Southwest pitch competition
Released: 19-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Company co-founded by Case Western Reserve University researcher named finalist in South by Southwest pitch competition
Case Western Reserve University

Dustin Tyler, the Kent H. Smith II Professor of Biomedical Engineering at CWRU’s Case School of Engineering, co-founded a company that restores for people the sensation of touch—with help from a set of electrical rings that fit snugly on users’ fingers—from a distance.

Released: 19-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
ORNL researchers and leaders reflect on AGU23 and future plans for “wide open science”
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

A multidirectorate group from ORNL attended AGU23 and came away inspired for the year ahead in geospatial, earth and climate science

Newswise: تنبيه من خبير: تطوير علاج سرطان البنكرياس من خلال إجراء جراحة ويبل بشكل روبوتي بالكامل
Released: 19-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
تنبيه من خبير: تطوير علاج سرطان البنكرياس من خلال إجراء جراحة ويبل بشكل روبوتي بالكامل
Mayo Clinic

تعمل التقنيات الجديدة على تحسين علاج سرطان البنكرياس، مما يعطي الأمل للمرضى الذين يواجهون أحد أقل أشكال السرطان التي يمكن النجاة منها. حيث يمكن الآن تنفيذ إجراء ويبل، وهي عملية جراحية معقدة لسرطان البنكرياس الموضعي، بشكل روبوتي.

Newswise: Behind the wheel: Navigating driving with epilepsy
Released: 19-Feb-2024 9:15 AM EST
Behind the wheel: Navigating driving with epilepsy
International League Against Epilepsy

For people with epilepsy, driving is a top concern. The inability to drive often comes with frustration, a loss of freedom, and dependency on others. Regulations vary; some countries ban people with epilepsy from driving for life, while most require a specific seizure-free period.

Newswise: Chelsea Chen: Breaking barriers in energy storage
Released: 16-Feb-2024 4:45 PM EST
Chelsea Chen: Breaking barriers in energy storage
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Chelsea Chen, a polymer physicist at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is studying ion transport in solid electrolytes that could help electric vehicle battery charges last longer.

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Released: 16-Feb-2024 5:05 AM EST
Podcast: Experts in Health: How we can design our houses to improve our health
Loughborough University

Dr Ben Roberts, Lecturer in Building Energy at Loughborough University, discusses how our houses can help or hinder our health, why air conditioning isn’t always the best answer to reduce indoor heat, and how systemic building changes could transform our wellbeing. Time Stamps: 00:00 - 09:27 - Introduction to guest, the topic and background 09:28 - 18:45 - Loughborough University test houses and how are they being used 18:46 - 23:25 - Night ventilation and ventilation maps 23:26 - 28:12 - Abroad vs the UK 28:13 - 32:30 - Air conditioning and staying cool 32:31 - 39:45 - Impacting policy and air quality 39:46 - 41:20 - Current and future work 41:21 - 43:45 - Outro

Newswise:Video Embedded podcast-experts-in-health-the-menopause-and-the-controversial-male-menopause
VIDEO
Released: 16-Feb-2024 5:05 AM EST
Podcast: Experts in Health: The menopause and the controversial ‘male menopause’
Loughborough University

Professor Eef Hogervorst, Professor of Biological Psychology at Loughborough University, sits down to discuss the factors influencing the menopause, what the best treatment options are, the relationship between oestrogen and dementia, and the controversies surrounding the andropause (the ‘male menopause’).

Newswise:Video Embedded podcast-experts-in-health-disgust-why-our-bodies-are-designed-to-be-repulsed
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Released: 16-Feb-2024 5:05 AM EST
Podcast: Experts in Health: Disgust – why our bodies are designed to be repulsed
Loughborough University

Dr Elisa Becker, Researcher in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, discusses the role of disgust in protecting our health through the behavioural immune system, our relationship with eating meat and whether food packaging on animal products should go down the same path as cigarettes.

Newswise:Video Embedded podcast-experts-in-health-should-our-food-show-how-much-exercise-is-needed-to-burn-off-the-calories
VIDEO
Released: 16-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
Podcast: Experts in Health: Should our food show how much exercise is needed to burn off the calories?
Loughborough University

Professor Amanda Daley, Professor of Behavioural Medicine at Loughborough University, breaks down the problem with current food labelling, the potential for P.A.C.E (physical activity calorie equivalent) labelling to provide a solution, and what she thinks about all the controversies surrounding this idea.

Newswise:Video Embedded podcast-experts-in-health-how-to-make-nutritious-meals-on-a-budget-advice-from-a-performance-chef
VIDEO
Released: 16-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
Podcast: Experts in Health: How to make nutritious meals on a budget – advice from a Performance Chef
Loughborough University

Varun Shivdasani, Performance Chef at Loughborough University's Elite Athlete Centre, discusses how he prepares nutritious meals on a budget, the importance of making cooking a family-friendly activity, and the future of precision nutrition. Time Stamps: 00:00 - 03:53 - Introduction to guest, the topic and background 03:54 - 05:56 - An average week as a performance chef 05:57 - 10:09 - Performance and nutrition 10:10 - 11:52 - Setting the menu 11:53 - 16:53 - Do you need a large budget for a balanced meal? 16:54 - 26:29 - Tips for eating well 26:30 - 30:56 - Precision nutrition 30:57 - 34:05 - What’s next in the world of food prep? 34:07 - 36.54 - Outro

Newswise:Video Embedded podcast-experts-in-health-the-unexpected-ways-that-drama-improves-our-health
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Released: 16-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
Podcast: Experts in Health: The unexpected ways that drama improves our health
Loughborough University

Dr Catherine Rees, Reader in Drama at Loughborough University, discusses the various ways that applied theatre and the arts are making an unexpected but significant impact in improving the public’s health and wellbeing.

Newswise:Video Embedded podcast-experts-in-health-colin-jackson-cbe-talks-about-anxiety-attacks-coming-out-and-dealing-with-retirement
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Released: 16-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
Podcast: Experts in Health: Colin Jackson CBE talks about anxiety attacks, coming out, and dealing with retirement
Loughborough University

Decorated athlete and sports broadcaster Colin Jackson CBE discusses his mental health struggles, his experience after coming out as gay, and the difficulties he faced when retiring from international athletics.

Released: 15-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Canine Cupids deliver Valentines to patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA Therapy dogs dressed in costumes deliver Valentines to pediatric patients on the unit.

Released: 15-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
MSU hosts first Remembrance Conference with University at Buffalo to address gun violence
Michigan State University

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Buffalo partnered to host the inaugural Remembrance Conference to address firearm violence through a public health approach.

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Released: 15-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
"Talking about things that no one else will talk about": Torie Robinson, host of Epilepsy Sparks Insights
International League Against Epilepsy

Diagnosed with epilepsy at age 10, Torie Robinson uses her podcast to share knowledge with people with epilepsy, their families, and the public. Her episode topics range from the biochemistry of epilepsy to gastrointestinal issues and much, much more.

Released: 15-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Goodbye spoiled fruits and vegetables, hello fresh produce
Bar-Ilan University

At the Department of Chemistry at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, PhD student Belal Abu Salha developed a process of coating fruits and veggies with edible nanoparticles using sonochemistry, and extended the shelf life of strawberries by 15 days.

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Released: 15-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
‘Cone of uncertainty’ graphic to feature more information
University of Miami

University researchers explain why the revamped graphic, to be unveiled this hurricane season, will better aid residents.

Newswise:Video Embedded podcast-nfl-the-super-bowl-and-the-future-of-american-football-in-the-uk
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Released: 15-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Podcast: NFL, the Super Bowl and the future of American football in the UK
Loughborough University

Jo Maher (Pro Vice-chancellor for Sport), Lamonte Winston (Head of NFL Academy at Loughborough) and Steve Hagan (Head Coach at the NFL Academy at Loughborough) talk about the NFL Academy, Super Bowl and the future of American football in the UK.

Newswise: Couple Establishes Endowed Scholarship to Empower Future Innovators in Computer Science
Released: 15-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Couple Establishes Endowed Scholarship to Empower Future Innovators in Computer Science
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

In a display of commitment to the importance of technology and education, a Conway couple has made a generous donation to create an endowed scholarship for computer science majors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Newswise: Spring Allergies Attack More Than Just Your Nose
Released: 15-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST
Spring Allergies Attack More Than Just Your Nose
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Spring allergens such as pollen, mold spores and other airborne particles not only trigger nasal allergies, but also can have a profound effect on a variety of allergic conditions including asthma and eczema

Newswise: A celebration of Black History Month at Argonne
Released: 14-Feb-2024 3:15 PM EST
A celebration of Black History Month at Argonne
Argonne National Laboratory

To celebrate Black History Month, Argonne is pleased to highlight six employees and one up-and-coming high school STEM student who exemplify how a diverse team drives our science mission forward.

Released: 14-Feb-2024 1:15 PM EST
The Institute for the Advancement of Food & Nutrition Sciences is Now Accepting Applications for Summer Research Opportunity Fellowships
Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Part-time, summer opportunity for graduate students to directly participate in advancing food safety or nutritional sciences.

Newswise: WCS Joins Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi to Advance Conservation Efforts
Released: 14-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
WCS Joins Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi to Advance Conservation Efforts
Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society was honored to be invited to participate in a high-level event today hosted by His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, the President of the Republic of Mozambique, at Maputo National Park.



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