Study Uses Supercomputers to Advance Dynamic Earthquake Rupture Models

SDSC’s Comet Supports UC Riverside Study of San Andreas Fault System Multi-fault earthquakes can span fault systems of tens to hundreds of kilometers, with ruptures propagating from one segment to another. During the last decade, seismologists have observed several cases…

Mayo Clinic

Estudio descubre deficiencias nutricionales comunes en el momento del diagnóstico de enfermedad celíaca

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: En el momento de diagnosticar la enfermedad celíaca entre los adultos, es común encontrar deficiencias nutricionales, tales como de vitamina B12, vitamina D, folato, hierro, zinc y cobre. El estudio realizado por investigadores de Mayo Clinic dice que…

In Good Form: Muscle-Lengthening Exercises May Help Fatigued Dancers Improve Jump Performance, Prevent Injury

LAS VEGAS, June 25, 2019 – Exercises that lengthen leg muscles may help dancers counteract fatigue, preventing injury and allowing for a more perfected jump technique, suggests research being presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 70th Clinical Symposia…

Keeping Earth safe from impact: Astronomer worked with international team to conduct global planetary defense exercise

Scientists have discovered nearly all “extinction-scale” near-Earth objects, or NEOs (asteroids larger than one kilometer in diameter) and determined they pose no risk of impact in the near future. But there are still thousands of smaller NEOs that pose a…

Athlete Safety First Press Briefing – National Athletic Trainers’ Association to Unveil Survey Results on Collegiate Athletics Compliance to NCAA Legislation for Athlete-Centered Care

Event Takes Place during NATA’s 70th Clinical Symposia in Las Vegas. Survey Addresses Collegiate-level Sports Programs and Adherence to NCAA Guidelines That Provide Health Care Professionals with Unchallengeable Authority to Make Decisions Related to Athlete Health and Wellbeing. Associate Athletic…

Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

If you guessed locations with drier atmospheres and frequent clear skies, you’re right. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 — A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of…

American Physiological Society (APS)

Low Dose of Bacterial Toxin Could Be Protective for Men at Risk of Acute Kidney Injury

Lipopolysaccharide improved outcomes for male, but not female, rats Charlottesville, Va. (June 25, 2019)—In a counterintuitive result, researchers found that giving male rats a low dose of the endotoxin lipopolysaccharide (LPS) prior to inducing a model of acute kidney injury…

Radioactive tadpoles reveal contamination clues

Tadpoles can be used to measure the amount of radiocesium, a radioactive material, in aquatic environments, according to new research from University of Georgia scientists. Whether from nuclear accidents, global fallout from weapons testing, or production of nuclear energy, tadpoles…

Artificial Intelligence Could be ‘Game Changer’ in Detecting, Managing Alzheimer’s Disease

Study Introduces Machine Learning as New Tactic in Assessing Cognitive Brain Health and Patient Care Worldwide, about 44 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or a related form of dementia. Although 82 percent of seniors in the United…

Blood Test Predicts Stroke Risk in Patients with Diabetes

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Having diabetes is a risk factor for many other health conditions, including stroke. “Every 40 seconds an American has a stroke,” says Frederick Korley, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Michigan Medicine. “To be…

Shorter Rotations in Intensive Care Units Mitigate Burnout Among Physicians

Penn Medicine pilot finds increased job fulfillment, decreased burnout for critical care physicians working seven- versus 14-day rotations PHILADELPHIA – Shortening the length of rotations in a medical intensive care unit (MICU) from the traditional 14-consecutive day schedule to only…

Tropical Soil Disturbance Could Be Hidden Source of CO2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Thousand-year-old tropical soil unearthed by accelerating deforestation and agriculture land use could be unleashing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to a new study from researchers at Florida State University. In an investigation of 19 sites in…

‘Bathtub rings’ around Titan’s lakes might be made of alien crystals

New research presented at the 2019 Astrobiology Science Conference in Bellevue, Wa. BELLEVUE, WA –The frigid lakeshores of Saturn’s moon Titan might be encrusted with strange, unearthly minerals, according to new research being presented here. Scientists re-creating Titan-esque conditions in…

Columbia Researchers Provide New Evidence on the Reliability of Climate Modeling

Observational data of equatorial circulation pattern confirms that the pattern is weakening, a development with important consequences for future rainfall in the subtropics. Columbia Researchers Provide New Evidence on the Reliability of Climate Modeling Observational data of equatorial circulation pattern…

Baking Soda Boosts Immunity, Impairs Insulin Response in Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers learn insulin response connected to alkaline load, not inflammation Charlottesville, Va. (June 24, 2019)—Early research suggests that the common pantry staple baking soda affects inflammation and insulin handling in type 2 diabetes. The findings will be presented today at…

Blood Metabolite Levels May Help Identify Diabetic Kidney Disease

Noninvasive measurement may provide alternative to diagnostic kidney biopsy Charlottesville, Va. (June 24, 2019)—Metabolomics, the study of small molecules the body produces during metabolism (metabolites) may be a future key to identifying diabetes-related kidney disease. The finding will be presented…

The Best in Pathology, Laboratory Quality, Proficiency Testing, Technology & Patient Safety

The College of American Pathologists Releases List of Longest Accredited Laboratories in U.S. Northfield, IL (June 24, 2019) This week, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) released a list of its longest accredited laboratories in the United States. These 41…