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Article ID: 711583

A Mother Lode of Protection

Harvard Medical School

Now research conducted in mice offers new hope that neonatal herpes infections might eventually be avoidable by stimulating an immune response in mothers.

18-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711569

Champion Race Car Driver to Receive AARDA Champion Award

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

The 2019 AARDA Champion Award will be presented to champion race car driver Kyle Marcelli at the organization's 19th annual fundraiser on May 11 at the Detroit Athletic Club.

18-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711577

Late dinner and no breakfast is a killer combination

European Society of Cardiology

People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime have worse outcomes after a heart attack. That's the finding of research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

18-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711572

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes a record 226 hospital units with Beacon Award for Excellence in 2018

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN recognizes a record 226 units from 161 hospitals that earned the Beacon Award for Excellence in 2018. Last year, the program recognized more units at more hospitals than any prior year, and awarded the highest number of gold-level Beacon awards since it was established in 2003.

18-Apr-2019 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 711571

Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore

Ohio University

Paleontologists at Ohio University have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than a polar bear,

18-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711573

Pig Experiment Raises Ethical Questions Around Brain Damage

Case Western Reserve University

The brain is more resilient than previously thought. In a groundbreaking experiment published in this week’s issue of Nature, neuroscientists created an artificial circulation system that successfully restored some functions and structures in donated pig brains—up to four hours after the pigs were butchered at a USDA food processing facility. Though there was no evidence of restored consciousness, brains from the pigs were without oxygen for hours, yet could still support key functions provided by the artificial system. The result challenges the notion that mammalian brains are fully and irreversibly damaged by a lack of oxygen.

18-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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