Employees of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory contributed over $828,000 to local nonprofits through the lab’s employee giving programs in 2023.
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation, tends not to respond well to immunotherapy treatments, including durvalumab. However, Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers recently reported in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology that the targeted therapy osimertinib, when administered after chemotherapy and radiation, is associated with significantly improved progression-free survival (living without the cancer worsening).
Thomas M. Priselac, whose leadership over the last 30 years as Cedars-Sinai’s president and CEO significantly expanded the scope and quality of its clinical, educational, research and community benefit programs, has announced his plans to retire.
For Black History Month, Hackensack Meridian Health offers experts on some of the reasons behind higher cancer rates in the Black community and how to reverse the trends.
Among the most difficult types of pain to alleviate is neuropathic pain, pain that is usually caused by damage to nerves in various body tissues, including skin, muscle and joints.
Using Emergency Medical Services (EMS) data, researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health compared the national burden of pedestrian injuries from motor vehicles to that of pedestrian falls occurring on streets and sidewalks and found that the probability of a pedestrian suffering a severe injury is higher for motor vehicle collisions as compared to falls.
Protein molecules lie at the heart of biology. Our typical understanding of proteins states that each type of protein has a specific three-dimensional shape that enables it to perform its function.
Harmful emissions from the industrial sector could be reduced by up to 85% across the world, according to new research.
In the several decades since sea otters began to recolonize their former habitat in Elkhorn Slough, a salt marsh-dominated coastal estuary in central California, remarkable changes have occurred in the landscape.
Treatment with a molecule known as A485 can quickly and temporarily increase levels of white blood cells, a critical part of the body’s immune system, an effect that is difficult to deliver with currently available pharmaceuticals, a new Yale study finds.
In a significant development for personalised nutrition, researchers in Italy have cultivated microgreens with bespoke nutritional profiles to serve individual dietary requirements.
Left unchecked, hearing loss can lead to lead to social isolation and depression – two conditions proven to hasten dementia. A Penn State Health expert sounds off on what you can do about it.
Researchers from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Plastics, University of Oxford, have outlined ambitious targets to help deliver a sustainable and net zero plastic economy.
Rickets ran rife in children following the Industrial Revolution, but University of Otago-led research has found factory work and polluted cities aren’t entirely to blame for the period’s vitamin D deficiencies.
Researchers of the PREPARE trial, which enrolled nearly 8,500 participants at 25 hospitals in Canada and the United States, found the use of iodine povacrylex in alcohol to disinfect a patient’s skin could prevent surgical site infection in thousands of patients undergoing surgery for a closed fracture each year.
In a new commentary published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty warn against the use of AI-driven software tools and other large language models to summarize patient medical data without…
The Deepwater Horizon spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico in Spring 2010, a season characterized by intense sunlight in that region. Over 4.9 million barrels of crude oil were released into the surrounding waters, making this marine oil spill…
Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at Jersey Shore University Medical Center completed its first Paired VNS™ Therapy case with a stroke survivor who has yet to regain her desired hand and arm function after five years of traditional physical and occupational therapy.
People with polycystic ovary syndrome may be more likely to have memory and thinking problems in middle age, according to new research published in the January 31, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Now a new study has found exposure to this invisible, odorless gas is also linked to an increased risk of stroke.
Researchers model sea ice dynamics and thermodynamics to understand its role in global climate.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has launched a dedicated Small Baby Unit to provide the highest level of specialized care to critically ill premature babies.
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), the largest coalition of biomedical research associations in the United States, announces a collaboration between FASEB Publications and Dryad.
A 2024 AMD Awareness Month Resource Page, designed for the public and journalists, offers educational content, shareable talking points, fact sheets, shareable social media graphics, videos, opportunities for action, and more.
A new study of data from veterans who had tried many depression treatments but still had severe symptoms suggests a series of intravenous doses of ketamine gave many at least partial relief. For a minority, it led to full remission.
Dr. Gabe Xu, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), has been selected to receive the 2023 University of Alabama (UA) System McMahon-Pleiad Prize.
On this inaugural episode of the Down to Business podcast, host Sharon F. Matusik, Edward J. Frey Dean of the Ross School of Business, is joined by Robert Isom, MBA ’91, to discuss his path to Michigan Ross, his career as a Ross MBA, his journey to becoming CEO and president of American Airlines, and his advice for current and prospective Ross students who are interested in leadership careers.
University at Albany scientist Scott Tenenbaum, founder of UAlbany spinoff company sxRNA Technologies, Inc. (sxRNA Tech), has received $500,000 from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study how aging brain cells shape the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, and advance RNA technology that could inform new therapeutics to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
Announced in October 2023, Michigan Ross and the Financial Times are partnering on a monthly poll to track how American voters perceive financial and economic issues in the lead-up to the 2024 US presidential election. The poll will run for 12 months leading up to the election.
Green roofs have become increasingly popular thanks to their benefits related to climate adaptation, mitigation, and urban biodiversity management.
The UMA participates in an international study with the Future Power Systems Group of the University of Birmingham (UK) that investigates how to reduce pollutant emissions from vehicles without affecting engine performance.
Record-high ocean temperatures observed in 2023 could become the norm if the world moved into a climate that is 3.0°C warmer than pre-industrial levels, according to a new study.
In addition to collecting water samples from the Rhine-Herne canal and the Emscher river over the course of a year, Fiona Rau had access to further wastewater samples from 21 sewage treatment plants in NRW.
A snippet of hair can reveal a pregnant person’s stress level and may one day help warn of unexpected birth problems, a study indicates.
Northwestern University researchers have successfully coaxed a deadly pathogen to destroy itself from the inside out.
A new type of E. coli that is both highly infectious and resistant to some antibiotics has been discovered.
Brain function depends on the swift movement of electrical signals along axons, the long extensions of nerve cells that connect billions of brain cells.
Traditional genome editing faced limitations in achieving ultimate precision until now. Prof. Buchholz’s team has broken through this barrier by creating what many have sought after: a zinc-finger conditioned recombinase.
For many aspiring mothers with autoimmune disease, pregnancy can be daunting and full of unknowns.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have concluded that the methane uptake in dry landscapes exceeds methane emissions from wet areas across the ice-free part of Greenland.
The Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory is hosting a free webinar at noon PST on Feb. 7 to detail available metabolomics technologies that the scientific community can access for studying biological systems.
Gliomas de alto grau são tumores cancerígenos que se espalham rapidamente no cérebro ou na medula espinhal.
A multi-institutional team of researchers studied how solar radiation from the sun interacts with individual tar balls. This research, featured on the cover of ACS Publications’ Environmental Science & Technology, provides insights into how wildfires influence climate change.
Irvine, Calif., Jan. 31, 2024 — Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and Los Alamos National Laboratory, publishing in the latest issue of Nature Communications, describe the discovery of a new method that transforms everyday materials like glass into materials scientists can use to make quantum computers.
A combination of two cancer drugs could be effective against malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs), according to a laboratory study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
الأورام الدبقية عالية الدرجة هي أورام سرطانية تنتشر بسرعة في الدماغ أو الحبل النخاعي. في دراسة جديدة أجريت تحت إشراف مايو كلينك، وجد الباحثون أن هوامش أورام الدماغ الغزوية للورم الدبقي عالي الدرجة تحتوي على تغيرات جينية وجزيئية مميزة بيولوجيًا تشير إلى السلوك العدواني وتكرار المرض. وتُظهر النتائج تصورات متعمقة للعلاجات المحتملة التي يمكن أن تحوّل مسار المرض.
Los gliomas de alto grado son tumores cancerígenos que se propagan rápidamente en el cerebro o en la médula espinal.
In a rare but serious complication of cancer, the immune system can start attacking the brain, causing rapid memory loss. What triggers this was largely unknown. Now, researchers at University of Utah Health have found that some tumors can release a virus-like protein, kickstarting an out-of-control autoimmune reaction.
How restored top predators helped slow down coastal damage
A heart pump can save left heart failure patients’ lives, but the surgery to implant the pump often leads to right heart failure. Doctors now have a way to predict which patients are most at risk.