Finance Themes to Watch for During COP26

Having held senior executive roles in risk management at several of the largest financial services companies, Maryland Smith professor Clifford Rossi examines climate change implications for finance and risk management ahead of COP26.

Iowa State’s Schulte Moore named 2021 MacArthur Fellow

Lisa Schulte Moore, a professor of natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University, has been named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow for her groundbreaking research as a landscape ecologist building more sustainable and resilient agricultural systems. The prestigious awards, sometimes called “genius grants,” identify scientists, artists, entrepreneurs and others who have demonstrated exceptional creativity and who show promise for important future advances.

妙佑医疗国际问与答: 儿童与暴风雨焦虑

尊敬的妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic):每当暴风雨来袭时,我6岁的儿子就会变得焦虑不安。去年我们曾因为一场即将来临的飓风而不得不疏散撤离几天。我注意到,从那之后,他对暴风雨的恐惧就变得频繁起来。我该如何帮助我的孩子克服这种恐惧?每当我们离家外出,他总会询问天气情况,如果天色变暗,他还会问我们是不是需要找个地方躲躲以确保安全。我有必要为此感到担忧吗?我是否需要为他安排一次咨询师看诊?

أسئلة وأجوبة مايو كلينك: الأطفال والقلق من العاصفة

السادة الأعزاء في مايو كلينك: يصاب ابني البالغ من العمر 6 سنوات بالقلق والاضطراب كلما عصف الجو. لقد لاحظتُ أن هذا السلوك أصبح أكثر تكرارًا منذ أن اضطررنا إلى الإخلاء العام الماضي لبضعة أيام بسبب إعصار منتظر. ماذا أفعل لمساعدة طفلي على التغلب على خوفه من العواصف؟

Meet the Director: Ken Andersen

Ken Andersen is the associate laboratory director of the Spallation Neutron Source and the High Flux Isotope Reactor in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide researchers with the most advanced tools of modern science.

Passion for Social Work Leads to Connections Between Students, Community Organizations

Karen Edmond, director of field education for the Social Work Department at Buffalo State College, shares her thoughts on the profession and how she is helping the next generation of social workers find their placements, right after she was appointed to the Field Directors Committee of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the accrediting body for all social work education programs across the United States.

Three Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment are Saving More Lives

The outlook for patients diagnosed with breast cancer has been changing for the better over time thanks to surgical advances, clinical trials & a more personalized treatment approach. Dr. Lindsay Potdevin, surgical oncologist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, shares how these advances are improving the lives of patients.

Surgery, Buprenorphine, and Patients in Recovery from Opioid Use Disorder

With the reintroduction of powerful narcotic opioids to manage acute pain, surgery can be a make-or-break time for patients in recovery from opioid use disorder (OUD). For those using buprenorphine as part of their recovery process, the stress, anxiety and risk can be amplified if, as is often the case, they are directed to stop using the buprenorphine ahead of their surgery.

The Science Behind the Appeal of Pumpkin Spice

Fall is still days away but at coffee shops and grocery stores, it’s already peak autumn thanks to the arrival of a certain flavor that has come to signal the season’s unofficial start. Everyone knows, it’s pumpkin spice time.

But why?

Johns Hopkins University perception researchers can say a key to understanding why people love pumpkin spice is the smell of it. Those notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger trigger deeply rooted cozy memories of autumn.

University of Kentucky Researcher a Force in the Fight Against Lyme Disease

At a time when incidence of Lyme disease is rising across the U.S., a study led by University of Kentucky College of Medicine researcher Brian Stevenson, Ph.D., may provide a significant impact in the fight against the disease. A new study will build upon Stevenson’s three decades of research aimed at understanding Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.

For Aviation, an ‘Unprecedented Opportunity’

Air transportation policy and logistics expert Martin Dresner says the post-COVID period will provide the aviation industry with a tremendous opportunity to build back better and greener, and this hinges on cooperative initiatives under centralized leadership.

IN POWERFUL TESTIMONY TO U.S. CONGRESS, GREEN BRONX MACHINE’S STEPHEN RITZ CALLS FOR AN END TO HUNGER IN AMERICAN SCHOOLS

In powerful testimony to members of the United States Congress today, Stephen Ritz, acclaimed teacher, founder of Green Bronx Machine and best-selling author of The Power of a Plant: A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools, made the case for public schools’ role in ending hunger and improving health and nutrition in America.

Experto de Mayo Clinic Healthcare ofrece sugerencias para respirar mejor pese a la enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica

La enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (EPOC) es la tercera causa principal de muerte en todo el mundo. El Dr. John Costello, especialista en medicina pulmonar de Mayo Clinic Healthcare en Londres, ofrece sugerencias respecto a cómo ayudar a respirar más fácilmente a quienes padecen EPOC.

Mayo Clinic Healthcare专家提供给慢性阻塞性肺病患者改善呼吸的建议

据世界卫生组织(World Health Organization)统计,慢性阻塞性肺病(COPD)是全球第三大致死原因。COPD是一种慢性炎症性肺部疾病,可导致肺部气流受阻。伦敦Mayo Clinic Healthcare(妙佑医疗国际医疗保健)的肺内科医师John Costello(医学博士)为COPD患者提供了如何更轻松地呼吸的几点建议。

خبير الرعاية الصحية في مايو كلينك يقدم نصائح لتسهيل التنفس عند الإصابة بداء الانسداد الرئوي المزمن

داء الانسداد الرئوي المزمن (COPD) هو ثالث سبب رئيسي للوفاة في العالم، وفق منظمة الصحة العالمية. وهو مرض رئوي التهابي مزمن يتسبب في انسداد تدفق الهواء من الرئتين. يقدم جون كوستيلو، دكتور الطب، طبيب الأدوية الرئوية في مايو كلينك للرعاية الصحية في لندن، نصائح للمصابين بداء الانسداد الرئوي المزمن حول طرق التنفس بشكل أسهل.

Especialista da Mayo Clinic Healthcare oferece dicas para uma respiração mais confortável aos pacientes com doenças pulmonares obstrutivas crônicas

A doença pulmonar obstrutiva crônica (DPOC) é a terceira maior causa global de mortes, de acordo com a Organização Mundial da Saúde. John Costello, especialista em medicina pulmonar da Mayo Clinic Healthcare, em Londres, oferece dicas sobre como os pacientes de Covid podem respirar com mais conforto.

زراعة البنكرياس تستطيع أن تشفي من مرض السكري: خبير من مايو كلينك يشرح الأمر

خلال العقد الماضي أُحرِزَت العديد من التطورات في علاجات السكري. مرض السكري هو مرض مزمن مع احتمال حدوث مضاعفات كبيرة. وعلى الرغم من التطورات المحرزة، يعاني الكثيرون من مرضى السكري جرّاء إصابتهم بالمرض.

Returning to School Sports Runs Low Risk for COVID-19 Infection, Say Loyola Medicine Experts

As students head back to school this fall, sports medicine physicians with Loyola Medicine say the risk of COVID-19 exposure among student athletes is low. As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S., Nathaniel Jones, MD, a sports medicine physician for Loyola Medicine, emphasizes the importance of getting vaccinated.

Americans should see improved water quality after federal judge strikes down water pollution rule, WVU scientist says

Nicolas Zegre, a hydrology researcher at West Virginia University, is available to discuss the recent ruling tossing Trump-era regulations allowing pollution — including industrial waste, pesticides and other chemicals — to be discharged into small streams and other waterways.

Women’s Wellness: Types of Gynecologic Cancers and their Warning Signs

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. Rutgers Cancer institute of New Jersey Gynecologic Oncology Chief Dr. James Aikins reminds women about the types of gynecologic cancers and their warning signs

UA Little Rock Researcher Explores Community College Stigma in High School Seniors

Most high school seniors consider factors like cost, majors, and distance from home when deciding where to go to college. Bradley Griffith, a graduating Doctor of Education student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and director of fitness at John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois, thinks there is another very real, but invisible factor at play that affects where seniors go to college – community college stigma.