Oyster farming to benefit from new genetic screening tool
The University of Edinburgh

Oyster farmers are set to benefit from a new genetic tool that will help to prevent disease outbreaks and improve yields. The technology will enable h..Read More

Alcohol, drug, and violence related injuries in adolescence carry similar risk of later suicide as self-harm
UCL News

Adolescents who are admitted to hospital for alcohol, drug, or violence related injuries are at a similar risk of suicide 10 years later than those wh..Read More

Scanner scheme that halves heart disease death rates wins award
The University of Edinburgh

Medical imaging experts whose work has improved diagnosis of heart disease have received a prestigious national award. The team has developed a method..Read More

Dads show gender biases, in both brain responses and behaviors toward toddlers
Emory University

A toddler’s gender influences the brain responses as well as the behavior of fathers — from how attentive they are to their child, to the types of lan..Read More

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Reminds Parents to Stay Alert during the Holidays
Nationwide Children's Hospital

The holidays are an exciting and busy time of year as parents race to finish their shopping, decorating and baking. As the countdown of the calendar y..Read More

Sponsored Expert Panel Issues Clinical Guidelines to Prevent Peanut Allergy
Nationwide Children's Hospital

An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, issued clin..Read More

Big Lots' 'Give Big For Kids' Campaign Raises $3.6 Million
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) announced today that its 2016 "Give Big for Kids" campaign raised $3.6 million for lifesaving pediatric research and care a..Read More

Flanigan Named to Neuromuscular, Gene Therapy Leadership Roles
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Beginning January 1, 2017, Kevin Flanigan, MD, will become the director of the Center for Gene Therapy and the Neuromuscular Disorders program at Nati..Read More

New Study Finds Handheld Phone Ban May Reduce Drive-time Conversations
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Distracted driving is a prevalent safety hazard for everyone, but especially for drivers in their first several years behind the wheel. A new study fr..Read More

Hormonal Contraception Safer Than Expected For Women With Diabetes
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Strokes and heart attacks are rare for women with diabetes who use hormonal contraception, with the safest options being intrauterine devices (IUDs) a..Read More

Sarepta Therapeutics Entes for Microdystrophin Gene Therapy Program
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), a commercial stage developer of innovative RNA-targeted therapeutics, today announced it has entered a rese..Read More

Sarepta Therapeutics Enters for Galgt2 Gene Therapy Program
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), a commercial stage developer of innovative RNA-targeted therapeutics, today announced it has entered a lice..Read More

Rebecca Baum Named Chief of Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Division and Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Rebecca A. Baum, MD, will become the new chief of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital effective ..Read More

Formerly Conjoined Twins Find Separate Strides
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Two-year-old twins Acen and Apio Akello, born conjoined, are now walking and playing independently thanks to specialists at Nationwide Children’s Hosp..Read More

A Prescription for Touch: Early Experiences Shape Preterm Babies’ Brains
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Newborn babies experience the world through touch. Now, researchers who have measured the brain responses of 125 infants—including babies who were bor..Read More

New Study Finds Children and Adolescents at Risk from Medicine Intended for Pets
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Almost two thirds of households in the US own a pet and many of these households have children that either live in or visit the home. As pet owners kn..Read More

Can Childhood Cancer Treatments Affect Survivors' Sex Lives in Adulthood?
Nationwide Children's Hospital

A recent analysis showed that although adult survivors of childhood cancer did not differ overall from their peers in terms of their satisfaction with..Read More

Emergency services for children and adults to Lewis Center
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Beginning at 8 a.m. today, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and OhioHealth will offer separate 24/7 full service emergency departments under one roof in..Read More

Low Back Pain in School-Aged Children a Common Occurrence
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Low back pain in school-aged children is a common occurrence, and the prevalence of low back pain increases once children reach school age – one perce..Read More

David Gray set to play 11th annual charity concert benefiting the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital alliance
Nationwide Children's Hospital

David Gray set to play 11th annual charity concert benefiting the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital allian..Read More

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital to open new NICU
Nationwide Children's Hospital

The expanded Nationwide Children’s Hospital Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital will open on April 11, 2017...Read More

Spine Surgery Helps Girl with Cerebral Palsy Walk
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Bhoomi Manjunatha, 5, has been able to rely less on her walker and wheelchair, and more on her own two feet, because of a surgery performed at Nationw..Read More

Dr. Apostolidou and Dr. Konia Published in the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
University of Minnesota

Research conducted by Dr. Ioanna Apostolidou and Dr. Mojca Konia from the Department of Anesthesiology about the Anesthetic Implications of Chronic Lu..Read More

BRCA1-positive mom chooses mastectomy, breast reconstruction
University of Texas

Linda Phetphongsy is still trying to adjust to life with breast implants, though she welcomes the peace of mind they bring her. “I feel great, and I d..Read More

Family Medicine Tackles Opioid Addiction
Oregon Health & Science University

Opioid use – and misuse – is top-of-mind for many of America's healthcare providers. Since 1999 opioid overdoses have quadrupled, leading to over 30,0..Read More

How Are Sensory Brain Cells Synchronized?
Weizmann Wonder Wander

Same difference To make sense of sensory stimulation like light waves, sound waves or tactile stimuli, our sensory organs turn the signals into electr..Read More

The brain detects disease in others even before it breaks out
Karolinska Institutet

The human brain is much better than previously thought at discovering and avoiding disease, a new study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in..Read More

Vitamin B3 May Prevent Glaucoma
Columbia University Medical Center

A recent study showing vitamin B3 can prevent glaucoma in mice should inspire researchers to test the idea in clinical trials, write two Columbia Univ..Read More

Drug for refractory psoriatic arthritis shows promise in clinical trial
Stanford Medicine

The two syndromes differ, though, in their constellation of symptoms. For example, psoriatic arthritis manifests most often in the lower extremities a..Read More

Protein Associated with High-Risk Breast Cancers
University of Wisconsin

The function of a protein associated with breast cancer development and metastasis is now better understood, based on a new study by University of Wis..Read More

EQUATOR Network honoured
University of Oxford

 NDORMS's Iveta Simera accepted the Council for Science Editors' (CSE) 2017 Award for Meritorious Achievement on behalf of the EQUATOR Network. CSE's ..Read More

New findings on formation and malformation of blood vessels
Karolinska Institutet

In diseases like cancer, diabetes, rheumatism and stroke, a disorder develops in the blood vessels that exacerbates the condition and obstructs treatm..Read More

Preterm birth linked to higher risk of heart failure
Karolinska Institutet

Babies born preterm run a higher risk of heart failure during childhood and adolescence than those born at full term, researchers at Karolinska Instit..Read More

Michael Swanoski Named Senior Associate Dean
University of Minnesota

Michael Swanoski, PharmD, Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PPPS) and Co-Associate Dean for Clin..Read More

Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Minnesota

Providing Outstanding Education, Excellence in Research, and Service to the Public and Other Health Professions The Department of Pharmacy Practice an..Read More

Another reason to exercise: burning bone fat – a key to better bone health

It’s a fat-burning secret anyone interested in bone health should know. For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers show that exercising bu..Read More

Dr. Apostolos Georgopoulos Awarded Immigrant of Distinction Award
University of Minnesota

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) awarded Apostolos Georgopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., with the 2017 Immigrant of Distinction Award for his ..Read More

Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota

Professor, Department of Neuroscience Regents Professor of Neuroscience McKnight Presidential Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience Professor of Neuroscienc..Read More

Study finds minority children prescribed ADHD medication more likely than white to discontinue treatment
Emory University

A study led by researchers from the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health  of Pediatrics found higher rates of medication discontinuation a..Read More

Television viewing a predictor of weight change in children over time
Emory University

Researchers at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University observed little effect of health behaviors, including eating habits, television..Read More

A remembrance of H. Jean Khoury, MD
Emory University

"A great man's life is defined by its impact and not its length." --Fadlo R. Khuri, MD Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) is mourn..Read More

CESH at the ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting
Brown University


Three students to receive prestigious university award
University of Minnesota

Three School of Dentistry students will receive the University's prestigious President's Student Leadership and Service Award . Hannah Afwerke (D3), A..Read More

Technological Advances Offer Relief to the Rising Number of Patients With Sleep Apnea
Cornell University

Stephen Allen’s wife had complained about his snoring for years, but he admits that he never took the problem particularly seriously. As the 66-year-o..Read More

Should you be concerned about your sleep patterns?
Indiana University

When patients come to me with sleep issues, I usually start out by determining what the underlying problem could be. Everything from sleep apnea, to a..Read More

BMI — not the final word on healthy weight
Indiana University

BMI has its limitations because it calculates body mass index based merely on height and weight. It does not take into consideration age, gender, fram..Read More

UFE: an effective, less invasive treatment for uterine fibroids
Indiana University

Uterine fibroids, benign lumps that form on the uterus, can cause a variety of symptoms for women, including debilitating cramping and heavy menstrual..Read More

Research Collaboration for the Advancement of Maternal-Child Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Researchers from the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are collaborating with scie..Read More

Rhythms of the heart: How a cardiac electrophysiologist saved a woman’s life
University of Texas

For more than two months, Kim O’Neill, 61, spent nearly every night lying in bed, staring at the ceiling and wondering if she was going to die in her ..Read More

New chemical reaction developed at UCLA could eventually yield new fuels and medications

When scientists develop the chemical formulas for new products such as fuels and medications, they often must first create molecules that haven’t prev..Read More