UWF and DOD SkillBridge program help veteran transition to civilian nursing educator career

After serving in the U.S. Army for 24 years, Lt. Col. Brandy Clayton seamlessly transitioned from military nurse educator to civilian professor through the DOD SkillBridge program, finding her new home at UWF Usha Kundu, MD College of Health School of Nursing.

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Tip Sheet for Feb. 2024

A guitarist begins 2024 on high note after awake brain surgery, Dr. Damian Green named chief of Transplantation & Cellular Therapy, targeting treatment resistance in CLL, expanding the patient pool for immunotherapy, researching potential new treatments for head and neck cancer, and more are included in this month’s tip sheet.

تنبيه من خبير: تطوير علاج سرطان البنكرياس من خلال إجراء جراحة ويبل بشكل روبوتي بالكامل

تعمل التقنيات الجديدة على تحسين علاج سرطان البنكرياس، مما يعطي الأمل للمرضى الذين يواجهون أحد أقل أشكال السرطان التي يمكن النجاة منها. حيث يمكن الآن تنفيذ إجراء ويبل، وهي عملية جراحية معقدة لسرطان البنكرياس الموضعي، بشكل روبوتي.

Podcast: Experts in Health: How we can design our houses to improve our health

Dr Ben Roberts, Lecturer in Building Energy at Loughborough University, discusses how our houses can help or hinder our health, why air conditioning isn’t always the best answer to reduce indoor heat, and how systemic building changes could transform our wellbeing.

Time Stamps:
00:00 – 09:27 – Introduction to guest, the topic and background
09:28 – 18:45 – Loughborough University test houses and how are they being used
18:46 – 23:25 – Night ventilation and ventilation maps
23:26 – 28:12 – Abroad vs the UK
28:13 – 32:30 – Air conditioning and staying cool
32:31 – 39:45 – Impacting policy and air quality
39:46 – 41:20 – Current and future work
41:21 – 43:45 – Outro

Podcast: Experts in Health: The menopause and the controversial ‘male menopause’

Professor Eef Hogervorst, Professor of Biological Psychology at Loughborough University, sits down to discuss the factors influencing the menopause, what the best treatment options are, the relationship between oestrogen and dementia, and the controversies surrounding the andropause (the ‘male menopause’).

Podcast: Experts in Health: Disgust – why our bodies are designed to be repulsed

Dr Elisa Becker, Researcher in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, discusses the role of disgust in protecting our health through the behavioural immune system, our relationship with eating meat and whether food packaging on animal products should go down the same path as cigarettes.

Podcast: Experts in Health: Should our food show how much exercise is needed to burn off the calories?

Professor Amanda Daley, Professor of Behavioural Medicine at Loughborough University, breaks down the problem with current food labelling, the potential for P.A.C.E (physical activity calorie equivalent) labelling to provide a solution, and what she thinks about all the controversies surrounding this idea.

Podcast: Experts in Health: How to make nutritious meals on a budget – advice from a Performance Chef

Varun Shivdasani, Performance Chef at Loughborough University’s Elite Athlete Centre, discusses how he prepares nutritious meals on a budget, the importance of making cooking a family-friendly activity, and the future of precision nutrition.

Time Stamps:
00:00 – 03:53 – Introduction to guest, the topic and background
03:54 – 05:56 – An average week as a performance chef
05:57 – 10:09 – Performance and nutrition
10:10 – 11:52 – Setting the menu
11:53 – 16:53 – Do you need a large budget for a balanced meal?
16:54 – 26:29 – Tips for eating well
26:30 – 30:56 – Precision nutrition
30:57 – 34:05 – What’s next in the world of food prep?
34:07 – 36.54 – Outro

Podcast: Experts in Health: The unexpected ways that drama improves our health

Dr Catherine Rees, Reader in Drama at Loughborough University, discusses the various ways that applied theatre and the arts are making an unexpected but significant impact in improving the public’s health and wellbeing.

Podcast: Experts in Health: Colin Jackson CBE talks about anxiety attacks, coming out, and dealing with retirement

Decorated athlete and sports broadcaster Colin Jackson CBE discusses his mental health struggles, his experience after coming out as gay, and the difficulties he faced when retiring from international athletics.

“Talking about things that no one else will talk about”: Torie Robinson, host of Epilepsy Sparks Insights

Diagnosed with epilepsy at age 10, Torie Robinson uses her podcast to share knowledge with people with epilepsy, their families, and the public. Her episode topics range from the biochemistry of epilepsy to gastrointestinal issues and much, much more.

A celebration of Black History Month at Argonne

To celebrate Black History Month, Argonne is pleased to highlight six employees and one up-and-coming high school STEM student who exemplify how a diverse team drives our science mission forward.

New Assessment Tool Supports Onboarding ICU Nurses

AACN Knowledge Assessment Tool helps hospitals better identify knowledge gaps and educational needs of critical care and progressive care nurses during orientation and onboarding. The online assessment randomly generates validated questions in over 10 areas and aligns with AACN’s Essentials of Critical Care Orientation course used by 1,000+ healthcare facilities.

Chula Researcher’s Innovative Wireless Hepatitis B Test Kit for Complete Screening and Data Collection in One Step

Chula researchers have developed a remarkable wireless hepatitis B virus test kit to screen for infection and collect data for an online database that’s fast and complete in one step.

The AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Presents the 2024 Spine Summit

The 2024 Spine Summit, presented by the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, will pack in plenty of exciting educational opportunities, interesting networking events and spine-tingling entertainment over the four-day meeting at Caesars Palace, February 21-24.

تدريجيًا: التغييرات الصغيرة قد تؤدي إلى صحة القلب، كما يقول خبير مايو كلينك

قد يكون الانتقال من اتباع نظام غذائي غير صحي ونمط حياة خامل (نمط حياة قليل الحركة) إلى نمط غذائي صحي وممارسة التمارين الرياضية أمرًا شاقًا. في هذا التحذير الصادر من الخبير، يطلعنا جوان كارديناس روسالز، الدكتور في الطب، وهو طبيب باطني والمدير الطبي لممارسة الطب الدولي في مايو كلينك في جاكسونفيل، فلوريدا، على بعض الخطوات الصغيرة وخطوة كبيرة يمكن أن تؤدي إلى حياة صحية للقلب.

URI Nutrition study to help inform official USDA dietary guidelines

Evidence to support the assumption that ultra-processed foods are all bad for one’s health is limited, and the nutritional quality of processed foods has not been considered by official U.S. Department of Agriculture dietary guidelines. University of Rhode Island Nutrition Professor Kathleen Melanson aims to help inform the newest guidelines, due out in 2025, as she begins a nutritional study funded by a $300,000 grant from the USDA.

Argonne training program alumni find success in extreme-scale computing

Past attendees of the annual Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing are thriving in careers across the field of high performance computing.