Researchers Discover New Combination Therapy to Treat Drug-Resistant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have developed a new combination treatment regimen that enhances the immune system’s ability to kill leukemias that do not respond to standard treatments. The regimen includes a therapeutic antibody designed to draw natural killer immune cells to cancer cells.

Anesthesia Health Care Groups Join American Academy of Pediatrics in Endorsement of Guidelines for Deep Sedation and Anesthesia During Dental Procedures

In a joint statement, ASA, SPA, ASDA, and SPS join the AAP in endorsing guidelines that recommend that at least two people with specific training and credentials should be present with a pediatric patient undergoing deep sedation or general anesthesia for dental treatment in a dental facility or hospital.

Rutgers experts are available to discuss Van Gogh’s contribution to 20th century art and his struggles with mental illness on the anniversary of death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Cynthia Medina, [email protected], 848-445-1940   Experts Available to Discuss Van Gogh’s Contribution to Art, Mental Health Awareness   New Brunswick, N.J. (July  29, 2019) – Rutgers experts are available to discuss Vincent van Gogh’s contribution…

Web Industries showcases automated manufacturing solutions for LFI and medical diagnostic devices at AACC 2019

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – July 25, 2019 – Medical device OEMs in search of commercialization and manufacturing solutions for lateral flow immunization (LFI) and medical diagnostic devices will discover several new capabilities and services that virtually eliminate product variability, improve overall quality and lower costs from contract manufacturer (CMO) Web Industries at AACC 2019, August 4 – 8, Anaheim Convention Center.

Study: Sizzling Southwest Summers Can Cause Pavement Burns in Seconds

When temperatures throughout the sizzling Southwestern U.S. climb to over 100 degrees, the pavement can get hot enough to cause second-degree burns on human skin in a matter of seconds. In a new study published in the Journal of Burn Care & Research, a team of surgeons from the UNLV School of Medicine reviewed related admissions to a local burn center – and the temperature on the date of the visit – to determine how hot is too hot.

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TMS and MRS Announce 2019-2020 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow

Recipient to serve a one-year term as a special legislative assistant on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee. June 26, 2019 – Pittsburgh, PA (USA): The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) and the Materials Research…

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First Snapshots of Trapped CO2 Molecules Shed New Light on Carbon Capture

A new twist on cryo-EM imaging reveals what’s going on inside MOFs, highly porous nanoparticles with big potential for storing fuel, separating gases and removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Menlo Park, Calif. — Scientists from the Department of Energy’s…

A Snapshot in Time: Study Captures Fleeting Cell Differences That Can Alter Disease Risk

In cinema and science fiction, one small change in the past can have major, sometimes life-changing effects in the future. Using a series of snapshots, researchers recently captured such so-called “butterfly effects” in heart muscle cell development, and say this…

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Tufts adds new solar energy systems, expands its commitment to clean energy

New additions will increase energy savings, reduce costs MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 26, 2019) – Two new roof-mounted solar photovoltaic installations on buildings located on the Medford/Somerville campus of Tufts University will generate 161,000 kilowatt hours of renewable energy for the…

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Are testosterone-boosting supplements effective? Not likely, according to new research

Over-the-counter “T boosters” are a popular choice for men looking to raise their testosterone levels, and are frequently marketed as being an effective “natural” option. However, new research points toward these supplements as having little or no known effect. LOS…

In Philadelphia’s Mental Health Clinics, Use of Evidence-based Therapies for Youth Psychiatric Treatment is Slow to Catch On, Despite Investments

Intensive Training and Practices with “Proficient Culture” are Critical to Evidence-Based Therapy Use PHILADELPHIA—We all hope—and probably expect—that clinicians use only mental health therapies that are scientifically proven to improve symptoms. A new study from Penn Medicine and Philadelphia’s Department…

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Public Comment Period for IDSA/AAN/ACR Draft Lyme Disease Guidelines Open Through Aug. 10

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) have opened a public comment period for the draft of their joint guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease.…

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Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Announces 2019 National Laureates

An ecologist from Stony Brook University, a theoretical physicist from University of Colorado Boulder and a chemical biologist from Harvard University Three female scientists have been named Laureates of the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, each receiving $250,000, the…

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FAU Receives $1.5 Million to Train Veteran Nursing Students to Care for Other Veterans

Project Funded by HRSA will Serve Veterans in Rural, Underserved Communities Florida is home to approximately 1.5 million military veterans and has the third largest veteran population in the United States. Now, veterans will care for other veterans with a…