International experts descend on Adelaide to examine how ‘vernacular’ architectural insight can solve some of our biggest global challenges

Internationally renowned architectural scholars will descend upon Adelaide, South Australia, for a conference exploring the varied nature of modern vernacular studies and its insight for 21st century problems.

EveryLife Statement on the Creation of FDA Rare Disease Innovation Hub

he EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases commends the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on today’s announcement of its intention to create a Rare Disease Innovation Hub. Co-chaired by CDER Director, Dr. Peter Marks, and CBER Director, Dr. Patrizia Cavazzoni, the Hub will directly engage patients and the public to inform its strategic agenda.

How Effective Is MS Medication Across Racial and Ethnic Groups?

For people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found that the drug ofatumumab is more effective than teriflunomide at helping people across racial and ethnic groups reach a period of no disease activity. The study is published in the July 17, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

How to Solve the US Homeowners Insurance Crisis

Clifford Rossi, formerly a senior risk executive for the likes of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Citigroup and Washington Mutual, proposes a Federal Natural Hazard Insurance Corporation – a private-public approach to providing homeowners insurance across all natural hazards and states that would address myriad failures in today’s insurance market.

MSU research: Patients value extended medical interventions – like EEG tests – beyond their clinical us

Electroencephalograms, or EEGs, are tests used to visualize brain activity and diagnose seizures in patients with epilepsy. Research from Michigan State University shows that while practitioners value EEGs for the information they provide, patients value EEGs in ways that far outweigh the test’s clinical utility to practitioners.

WIYN 3.5-meter Telescope at Kitt Peak Discovers Extremely Strange Orbit of Rare Exoplanet

Using the WIYN 3.5-meter telescope at the U.S. National Science Foundation Kitt Peak National Observatory, a Program of NSF NOIRLab, astronomers have discovered the extreme orbit of an exoplanet that’s on its way to becoming a hot Jupiter.

Psilocybin generates psychedelic experience by disrupting brain network

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report that psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, destabilizes a critical network of brain areas involved in introspective thinking. The findings provide a neurobiological explanation for the drug’s mind-bending effects.

Astrónomos descubren inusual exoplaneta gigante con una órbita extremadamente rara

Con la ayuda del telescopio WIYN de 3,5 metros ubicado en Kitt Peak, Arizona, los astrónomos lograron descubrir la órbita extrema de un exoplaneta que está camino a convertirse en un Júpiter caliente. Además de seguir una de las órbitas más alargadas de todos los exoplanetas, el cuerpo celeste órbita su estrella al revés, lo que da indicios sobre el misterio de la evolución de los Júpiter calientes.

Die Mayo Clinic steht erneut ganz oben in U.S. News Rankings und verbessert weiterhin überall die Patientenversorgung

Die Mayo Clinic wurde in den heute veröffentlichten „Best Hospital“-Rankings des U.S. News & World Report 2024–2025 erneut zu einem der besten Krankenhäuser der USA gewählt. Die Mayo Clinic ist weiterhin bestplatziert in mehr Spezialisierungen als jedes andere Krankenhaus und die Mayo Clinic in Rochester und Arizona stehen wieder auf der „Honor Roll“.

Unlocking the almond genome: unraveling the secrets of heterozygosity

A pivotal study has unlocked the genetic complexities of almonds, highlighting a significant degree of heterozygosity and the influence of structural variants on gene expression. The research rigorously delineates allele-specific expression patterns, offering vital insights into the genetic traits that govern almond variability.

Global patterns of Rhododendron diversity explained by island biogeography theory and habitat heterogeneity

• Global Rhododendron hotspots are mainly distributed in the Hengduan Mountains of southwestern China and the southern regions of the Himalayas.
• Rhododendron diversity patterns were most strongly explained by proxies of island biogeography theory (i.e., mountain area) and habitat heterogeneity (i.e., elevation range).

The Mount Sinai Hospital Ranked Among Top in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report®; Department of Geriatrics Claims No. 1 Spot in Specialty Rankings

The Mount Sinai Hospital, the flagship hospital of Mount Sinai Health System, was listed among the nation’s top hospitals for care excellence by U.S. News & World Report®, marking the ninth straight year the hospital has been listed among the top 20 in the country on the publication’s “Honor Roll.”

حصلت مايو كلينك مرة أخرى على المراكز الأولى في تصنيفات U.S. NEWS مواصلة بذلك تحويل الرعاية الشخصية للأشخاص في كل مكان

روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا — حظيت مايو كلينك مرة أخرى بلقب أفضل مستشفى في الولايات المتحدة وفقًا لتصنيفات “أفضل المستشفيات” لعامي 2024-2025 التي تصدرها U.S. News & World Report والمنشورة اليوم. ولا تزال مايو كلينك تحتل المرتبة الأولى في تخصصات كثيرة أكثر من أي مستشفى آخر، كما أُدرجت مايو كلينك في روتشستر وأريزونا مرة أخرى في قائمة الشرف. تواصل U.S. News تصنيف المستشفيات تصنيفًا عدديًا داخل الولايات المتحدة، وتواصل مايو كلينك بدورها احتلالها المرتبة الأولى في تصنيفات U.S. News في ولايات مينيسوتا وأريزونا وفلوريدا.

Unraveling the DNA mystique of Saposhnikovia divaricata: new horizons in herbal medicine

In a pioneering study, scientists have decoded the genetic blueprint of Saposhnikovia divaricata, a traditional medicinal herb. The research provides a detailed genome sequence, shedding light on the plant’s evolutionary adaptations and the genetic foundations of its therapeutic benefits.

World Branding Expert Suggests Place Branding for Thailand’s Soft Power, Increasing Income, Reducing Costs, Building Thailand’s Fan Club

A world-renowned place branding expert and Thai professors in branding joined a discussion on “Rethinking Soft Power with Place Branding,” emphasizing the effective use of place branding in Thailand to push the soft power agenda to the fullest.

Yale New Haven Hospital nationally ranked in 11 specialties by U.S. News & World Report

In addition to earning the sixth spot nationally in Psychiatry, Yale New Haven Hospital ranked well in Obstetrics and Gynecology (#19), Otolaryngology (Ear Nose and Throat) (#27), Geriatrics (#28), Diabetes and Endocrinology (#29) Pulmonology and Lung Surgery (#31), Urology (#31), Heart and Heart Surgery (#43) Cancer (#45), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#48) and Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (#50).

LANGaware awarded Patient Engagement Solutions agreement with Premier, Inc. for Early Detection of Cognitive and Behavioral Health Diseases

LANGaware, a pioneering AI-driven healthcare technology company, has been awarded a national group purchasing agreement for Patient Engagement Solutions with Premier, Inc.

Exercise More, Sit Less to Manage Frailty and Hypertension Risk in Aging

A new study of middle-age and older adults looks at sex differences in frailty levels and their link with heart health. The findings suggest that moving your body more through regular exercise and sitting less can help keep both heart disease and frailty at bay as we age.

Engineered nanovesicles from activated neutrophils show promise in treating infected wounds

A recent study has developed nanovesicles (NVs) from activated neutrophils, showcasing their ability to perform molecular debridement and accelerate healing in infectious wounds. This novel method significantly enhances treatment effectiveness, particularly for stubborn diabetic wounds, by targeting and neutralizing deep tissue pathogens.

High-Speed Camera for Molecules: Entangled Photons Enabled Raman Spectroscopy

This scheme significantly improves the frequency-time resolution of spectra, yielding elaborate HOM interference which enables the selective access of stimulated Raman scattering. In addition, no grating is required for detection, simplifying the experimental setup.