Announcement of contents of the October 2022 issue of Neurosurgical Focus: Video
Announcement of contents of the October 2022 issue of Neurosurgical Focus
Call it “having their ‘Pi’ and buying too.” A new study finds that consumers are more likely to make purchases during promotions tied to a special day, like Pi Day (March 14), than during regular holiday or non-distinctive day promotions.
Millions of international viewers enjoyed watching the reality TV show “Ice Road Truckers”, in which experienced truck drivers were expected to master scary challenges, such as transporting heavy supplies across frozen lakes in the remote Arctic.
Each day, millions of biological processes occur in our body at a cellular level. Studying these processes can help us learn more about how cells function, a field that has continued to intrigue researchers.
Two milliseconds – or two thousandths of a second – is an extraordinarily long time in the world of quantum computing.
More than 70 years ago, a pair of psychologists conducted a study in which they asked young Black girls to choose between Black and white dolls. The girls overwhelmingly chose white dolls, ascribing positive attributes to them.
New simulations show that truly Earth-like exoplanets with oceans and continents, and beaches along the boundaries, may be much more common around red dwarfs than previously expected.
Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s pediatric specialists will share their expertise and recent research findings at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, taking place Oct. 7-11 in Anaheim, California.
A first-of-its-kind study published today in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal shows that a novel drug test detects a new class of synthetic cannabinoids called OXIZIDs. This test could enable drug enforcement agencies to identify OXIZID users and could play a critical role in efforts to stop the spread of these drugs.
Young women cancer survivors are at much higher risk of sexual problems including loss of libido and discomfort, according to research published in the peer-reviewed journal Acta Oncologica.
The neurohormone oxytocin is well-known for promoting social bonds and generating pleasurable feelings, for example from art, exercise, or sex.
The possible health benefits of coffee have been percolating in the news for years: Coffee can lower your risk for diabetes, coffee may protect against disease and even some cancers, etc. More recently, headlines claim that coffee can extend your life or reduce cardiovascular disease risk. Good news, coffee lovers. The claim is mostly true.
Sixty-four esteemed surgeon educators will be inducted into the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Academy of Master Surgeon Educators® this evening, an honorary distinction that recognizes surgeon educators who have devoted their careers to surgical education and are considered premiere leaders in their respective fields.
A long-term study led by primatologist Crickette Sanz at Washington University in St. Louis reveals the first evidence of lasting social relationships between chimpanzees and gorillas in the wild.Drawn from more than 20 years of observations at Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo, researchers documented social ties between individual chimpanzees and gorillas that persisted over years and across different contexts.
Scientists have discovered the origins of how animals adapt to and live in freshwater.
Researchers found that people who consumed high amounts of vitamins A, C, and E, either as supplements or through food, were 47 percent less likely to develop glaucoma.
Cleveland Clinic has been selected as a founding partner and the leading healthcare system in a new initiative meant to spur collaboration and innovation in the quantum computing industry.
Based in Greater Washington, D.C., Connected DMV and a cross-sector coalition of partners are developing the new Life Sciences and Healthcare Quantum Innovation Hub to prepare the industry for the burgeoning quantum era and align with key national and global efforts in life sciences and quantum technologies.
An Iowa State University research team is part of an $80 million federal grant to show how generating renewable natural gas from cover crops and prairie grass could give farmers a market-based motivation to use conservation practices that sequester carbon dioxide and improve water quality.
A new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators found using breath tests to identify gut gas profiles can potentially help lead to more personalized therapies for people diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The most common gastrointestinal disorder affects 10% to15% of the world’s population.
***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Hackensack University Medical Center to Hold Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kick Off Event When: Monday, October 3, 2022 -8:00am to 2:00pm Where: Hackensack University Medical Plaza’s Palm Court (ground level) at 20 Prospect Avenue Hackensack, NJ 07601 An estimated…
A large, nationwide study from Taiwan shows that people with normal-tension glaucoma are at high risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.
The IRIS® Registry (Intelligent Research in Sight) powered several big data studies this year, most of which will be presented and discussed at AAO 2022 Gather.
The number of people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) who fail to show up for follow-up appointments is higher than ophthalmologists feared.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a $5 million gift from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) to develop a first-of-its-kind educational initiative.
First pediatric international conference on acute kidney injury (AKI) resulted in an expert consensus statement published in the journal JAMA Network Open. In this milestone publication, 46 global experts identify key issues in pediatric AKI and set a focused research agenda for the next five to 10 years.
Eminent scholars from academia to industry gathered at the HK Tech Forum on Advanced Matter and Materials, hosted by the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 19 to 20 September, to share their findings and explore approaches in the development of advanced materials.
A nanoparticle therapy developed by investigators at University Hospitals (UH) and Case Western Reserve University targets overactive neutrophils, a specific kind of white blood cell, to prevent almost all types of blood clots while causing no increased risk for bleeding. The preclinical findings, published in Science Translational Medicine, may lead to safer ways to care for patients impacted by blood clots. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 900,000 people in the U.S. suffer from life-threatening blood clots each year.
Following last night’s concussion of Miami Dolphins football star Tua Tagovailoa, one sports medicine physician is reminding sports fans and athletes alike about the dangers of head injuries. “Watching the frightening moment when Tua Tagovailoa was violently tackled and landed…
Researchers found that children who were more physically fit were less likely to develop allergic conjunctivitis.
Ochsner Health shares advice on the 2022 flu vaccine for kids
Mechanical ventilation, intubation and other intensive treatments are prescribed more often to racial and ethnic minorities, a Rutgers study finds
Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have suggested that mysterious stone spheres found at various ancient settlements across the Aegean and Mediterranean could be playing pieces from one of the earliest ever board games.
New UCLA-led research suggests certain gut bacteria — including one that is essential for a healthy gut microbiome – differ between people who go on to acquire HIV infection compared to those who have not become infected. The findings, published in the peer-reviewed journal eBioMedicine, suggest that the gut microbiome could contribute to one’s risk for HIV infection, said study lead Dr.
Study shows how certain cancers neutralize T cells to subvert the immune system and help tumors grow
“It was pretty incredible, actually. The whole brain lit up,” said Anna Andreassen, a PhD candidate at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), researchers from the CAnadian NIRISS Unbiased Cluster Survey (CANUCS) team have identified the most distant globular clusters ever discovered. These dense groups of millions of stars may be relics that contain the first and oldest stars in the universe.
The Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), a coalition of 48 specialty societies representing more than 800,000 physicians across healthcare, has awarded 11 member specialty societies grants of $100,000 each to promote diagnostic excellence across the field of medicine. The American Thoracic Society is one of the grant recipients.
More than 70 students from Bean Elementary became doctors for a day at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Students at the “Doctors for a Day” minicamp had the opportunity to get hands-on experience diagnosing patients and working with equipment at the TTUHSC F. Marie SimLife Center.
Could artificial intelligence help solve the mental health crisis? What if an algorithm allowed neurologists to know the area affected by a brain seizure? These are just a few of the questions that Maryam Ravan, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and…
A new study explored whether adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for diet and physical activity had any relationship with toddlers’ ability to remember, plan, pay attention, shift between tasks and regulate their own thoughts and behavior, a suite of skills known as executive function.
Shuyi Chen, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington, was traveling to an American Meterological Society meeting in Boston as Hurricane Ian approached the Gulf of Mexico. During breaks at the meeting, she provided her thoughts on…
Living sharks are often portrayed as the apex predators of the marine realm. Paleontologists have been able to identify fossils of their extinct ancestors that date back hundreds of millions of years to a time known as the Palaeozoic period.
New study identifies how oxidative breaks form and are repaired in what scientists thought to be ‘junk’ DNA
The Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new system and set of guidelines for labeling food packages as “healthy,” sparking debate about what constitutes healthy food and questions around whether manufacturers and consumers will get behind the proposal. Adrienne…
Biography :Computational chemist Christopher Hendon (aka Dr. Coffee) is an international expert on the science of coffee. He can talk about how to brew the best cup according to science. He authored the book, “Water For Coffee,” with Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood,…
Led By Sam McLean, MD, MPH, director of the UNC Institute for Trauma Recovery, researchers have established an $8-million initiative funded through the U.S. Department of Defense to overcome this lack of understanding.
According to the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association, over 30 million Americans play daily fantasy sports (DFS). With the National Football League season starting, and Major League Baseball still in full swing, the Government Law Center (GLC) at Albany Law School explores, “White v. Cuomo: What Comes Next After Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling in New York?” in its latest explainer.
RUDN University epidemiologists have reconstructed the history of hepatitis B and D viruses evolution in Yakutia (Russia). The investigation has established the course of evolution over the past fifteen hundred years. It turned out that a silent epidemic of hepatitis D continues in the region, and measures must be taken to stop it.
A new testbed facility capable of testing superconducting qubit fidelity in a controlled environment free of stray background radiation will benefit quantum information sciences and the development of quantum computing.