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Article ID: 711562

Mercy Medical Center Ranked Among “America’s Best Midsize Employers” for 3rd Consecutive Year by FORBES Magazine

Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore

Mercy Medical Center has been ranked as one of the top 500 midsize employers (1,000-5,000 employees) in the United States for 2019 by Forbes magazine, a leading national business publication, the third consecutive year Mercy has been so honored.

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Article ID: 711561

Long-Leafed Indian Seagrass is Major Carbon Sink

Wildlife Conservation Society

The species can bury carbon in underwater sediments 40 times faster than tropical forests bury it in the soil.

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18-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711560

Scientists Advance Creation of ‘Artificial Lymph Node’ to Fight Cancer, Other Diseases

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node to successfully activate and multiply cancer-fighting immune system T-cells. The work puts scientists a step closer, they say, to injecting such artificial lymph nodes into people and sparking T-cells to fight disease.

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Article ID: 711541

New UCI-led study defines when is the best time to exercise to get the most rejuvenating results

University of California, Irvine

A new study led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine finds exercising in the morning, rather than at night, may yield better results.

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18-Apr-2019 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711396

Certain Strains of Bacteria Associated with Diabetic Wounds That Do Not Heal

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Whether a wound—such as a diabetic foot ulcer—heals or progresses to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, may depend on the microbiome within that wound.

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16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711254

Microbiomes of diabetic foot ulcers are associated with clinical outcomes

University of Wisconsin-Madison

New research suggests that the microbial communities associated with chronic wounds common in diabetic patients affect whether those wounds heal or lead to amputations.

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12-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711555

Cutting-Edge Discovery Points to Potential Treatment for Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preemies

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Cutting-edge discovery in the lab of Catherine Hunter, MD, from Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago offers a new direction toward treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) – a devastating intestinal emergency that occurs in up to 10 percent of premature infants.

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Article ID: 711558

CEBAF Turns on the Charm

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

The world’s most advanced particle accelerator for investigating the quark structure of the atom's nucleus has just charmed physicists with a new capability. The production of charm quarks in J/ψ (J/psi) particles by CEBAF at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility confirms that the facility has expanded the realm of precision nuclear physics research with electron beams to higher energies.

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