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Article ID: 703212


Penn State College of Engineering

The appetite for faster, smaller, and more powerful technology has spurred incredible innovations – but it also created an overwhelming demand on the way electronic devices handle the heat they generate.This is the problem that inspires Penn State mechanical engineers, Sukwon Choi, Brian Foley, and Bladimir Ramos-Alvarado, to study new ways to predict and mitigate thermal transport issues in nanoscale systems.

1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 703205

November is C. diff Awareness Month. Mayo Clinic experts available for interviews

Mayo Clinic

November is C. diff awareness month, a time to focus on raising awareness about the prevention and treatment of Clostridium Difficile Infections. Mayo Clinic experts are available for interviews.

1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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    1-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702813

Are smartwatches really a smart idea for heart health?

University of Alabama at Birmingham

New wearable health monitoring devices can help you stay informed, but should they be relied on heavily?

25-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 703007

A New Tool to Help Fight an Old Enemy – Lung Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

In the U.S., lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The primary reason for high death rates for lung cancer is the fact that this disease is typically detected in very late stages. A Rutgers University expert weighs in on new screening resources to combat the disease.

30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 703011

Safe and sane: How to help care for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Nearly 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, accounting for an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care. As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November, UAB geriatricians provide tips, ideas and best practices to help family caregivers care for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, while also keeping the patient and the caregiver safe and sane. The tips include ways to talk about major decisions, such as taking away the keys or moving someone to a new home, as well as ideas to allow the patient to stay safe while continuing to live with dignity and feel valued in their community.

29-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 702953

‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200

University of Georgia

An interview with professor Roxanne Eberle, who specializes in Romantic literature and has taught "Frankenstein" to students for years.

29-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 702934

Ohio State to Lead National Study of Same-Gender Couples

Ohio State University

The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, has been selected to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples.

29-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 702408

NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn Welcomes Breast Cancer Specialist

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

Based in Brooklyn and working in collaboration with the already outstanding breast cancer team at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn under the auspices of Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone, Magdalena Plasilova, MD, PhD, specializes in “hidden scar” surgery, an advanced surgical technique using small incisions in the armpit or in skin folds.

18-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702389

A Guide to Finding Your Passion

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB transplant surgeon Jayme Locke recently shared six steps to building a dream career. To be a surgeon, you have to have confidence. “I tend to be grandiose in my thinking,” said Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program and vice chair for Health Services Research in the Department of Surgery.

17-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 702363

Think Your Child Has ADHD? Read This First.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

October is ADHD Awareness Month. As child diagnoses rise, UNLV psychologist Ronald T. Brown offers tips that parents should consider before calling their medical provider.

17-Oct-2018 1:45 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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