CVS Diabetes study raises treatment hope for kidney disease patients
The University of Edinburgh

Scientists have identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes; the study also found that blocking the protein prevents ki..Read More

Diabetes study offers hope for kidney patients
The University of Edinburgh

Scientists have identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes. Blocking the protein prevents kidney damage associated wit..Read More

New Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene director named
University of Wisconsin

James Schauer, a faculty member with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Water Science and Engineering Laborator..Read More

Care New England Announces Letters Of Intent for System and Memorial Hospital
Care New England

Care New England Health System of Providence, Rhode Island (CNE), announced today it has elected to join Partners HealthCare of Massachusetts, signing..Read More

AMCP Chapter Wins in First Trip to National P&T Case Competition
UNC

PY3s Erin Brannick, Claire Bugner, Stephanie Salch and Steven Kiss of the School’s AMCP chapter won the 2017 AMCP National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy..Read More

Bakers fined after workers suffer hand injuries
Health and Safety Executive

Penrith based bakery Bells of Lazonby Limited has been fined after two workers suffered hand injuries while operating machinery on site. Carlisle Magi..Read More

Immune discovery points to stroke therapy
The University of Edinburgh

Having a stroke damages immune cells as well as affecting the brain, research has found. The findings help explain why patients have a greater risk of..Read More

New fund to accelerate medical technologies toward market
Brown University

Often what’s needed to turn biomedical advances in the lab into innovations that reach patients through the marketplace is a proof-of-concept stage of..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

Faculty Members Mentor Medical Students on Radiology Research Projects
University of Chicago

Our faculty members routinely mentor radiology fellows and residents, but they are also involved in the research projects of medical students. Dr. Dan..Read More

Travel award fund launched in memory of Dr Andrew Bushell's contribution to research
University of Oxford

Dr Andrew Bushell, who sadly passed away in December 2016, was an integral part of the Wood Lab and later the Transplantation Research Immunology Grou..Read More

Yale study named a top-10 innovative project by Clinical Research Forum
Yale News

A research project led by Yale School of Medicine professor Harlan Krumholz and then-medical student Emily Bucholz has been recognized with a Top 10 C..Read More

Ovarian cancer survivor: Why I travel for a clinical trial
University of Texas

Ovarian cancer symptoms can be rather vague – bloating, a feeling of fullness and/or constipation. But Diane Sarver didn’t have any of these. “I had a..Read More

2017 Nursing Research Day
University of Minnesota

Join us for Nursing Research Day 2017. Throughout the day, faculty, students, and community partners will lead concurrent oral and poster presentation..Read More

Oral contraceptives reduce general well-being in healthy women
Karolinska Institutet

One of the most common combined oral contraceptive pills has a negative impact on women’s quality of life but does not increase depressive symptoms. T..Read More

Five KI researchers among the most cited in the world
Karolinska Institutet

Five KI researchers are listed at the 2016 list of "Highly Cited Researchers". In total 3,000 scientists worldwide are listed as the most cited, and i..Read More

Frog slime kills flu virus
Emory University

A component of the skin mucus secreted by South Indian frogs can kill the H1 variety of influenza viruses, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center and t..Read More

Ready, Set, Go! for Heel to Heal Superhero 5K and Fundraiser
Emory University

The Emory University Physician Assistant (PA) Program is gearing up for the 16 Annual "Heel to Heal Superhero 5K and Fundraiser", scheduled for April ..Read More

Oxford campus drill tests emergency preparedness
Emory University

On March 21 Emory student and staff volunteers, first responders, and members of Emory's Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) st..Read More

Second Carolina Nanoformulation Workshop Shares Discoveries in Nanomedicine
UNC

Scientists from industry and academia came together at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy to learn about and to get hands-on experience with the late..Read More

Partnership will recruit and retain individuals with disabilities

The Ohio State University and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) have partnered to place an OOD career specialist exclusively at Ohio S..Read More

Upgrade helps supercomputer tackle new challenges
The University of Edinburgh

Complex scientific problems could be solved by researchers with improved access to supercomputing facilities, following a £2.4 million investment. Com..Read More

Educational Apps Help Radiology Residents in Uganda
UVA

When two radiologists from UVA travel to Uganda, two residents at a Ugandan hospital receive iPads equipped with apps that bolster their education.   ..Read More

Periodic check-ups key to baby boomer health and longevity
UCLA

For some baby boomers, getting ready for a routine visit with their doctor is like training for a marathon. Some patients want to be in the best shape..Read More

ES cell model could provide clues to causes, cures for diabetes
University of Wisconsin

By studying embryonic stem cells from a mouse, researchers at UW–Madison have identified a potential model system for elucidating the stages of normal..Read More

School of Nursing faculty member named associate dean for graduate education
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing faculty Kristy Martyn, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN, has been appointed associate dean for graduate education. In th..Read More

Air Quality in California & Steps to Help Reduce Air Pollution
Loma Linda University Health

By Mihray Sharip, Environmental Health Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety California is one of the most polluted states in the United States.  ..Read More

Alumnus Steven Simenson Receives Outstanding Achievement Award
University of Minnesota

Steven Simenson, a 1977 (BPharm) graduate of the College of Pharmacy and CEO and managing partner of Goodrich Pharmacy, Inc., has been selected by the..Read More

UVA Team Finds Way to View Genes Inside Living Cells, in Real Time
UVA

For Mazhar Adli, the little glowing dots dancing about on the computer screen are nothing less than the fulfillment of a dream. Those fluorescent dots..Read More

Death takes center stage at Health Sciences Campus forum
USC University of Southern California

It’s not every campus presentation that begins with the question, “How many people here have seen a dead body in person?” But that’s exactly how USC m..Read More

Vitamin B Diminishes Effects of Air Pollution-Induced Cardiovascular Disease
Columbia University Medical Center

B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease, according to new research conducted at Columbia University’s ..Read More

Einstein Research Leads to New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Lymphomas
Yeshiva University

Japan has become the first country to approve a lymphoma drug developed through research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. This also marks the f..Read More

A New Name Added Every 10 Minutes
Indiana University

He made the desk in his office at IU Health Indiana University Hospital. He made the bookshelf too. Woodworking is one of Dr. Tim Taber’s hobbies. He ..Read More

Need to Take a Home Pregnancy Test? 4 Things to Know Beforehand
Indiana University

1. They may not provide a reliable reading as soon as you think. While many home pregnancy tests claim to detect pregnancy even before you miss a peri..Read More

Houston Medication Safety Symposium to tackle opioid epidemic, high-risk drugs in elderly
University of Texas

While Texas has escaped the brunt of a U.S. opioid epidemic that has seen overdose deaths nearly quadruple since 1999, Houston-area health care provid..Read More

He Wants to Care for His Dad
Indiana University

Daniel Rogers had his sights set on becoming a doctor but in his sophomore year of college he learned this: Life is what happens when you’re in the mi..Read More

New Study Says Eat More Beans to Reduce Your Diabetes Risk
Indiana University

More than 11 percent of adults in Indiana have diabetes; nationwide, 29 million Americans struggle to control it. Because complications stemming from ..Read More

Dr. Asthana answers questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on Wisconsin Public Radio
University of Wisconsin

Dr. Sanjay Asthana, director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) and associate dean for gerontology at the UW School of Medici..Read More

Morgridge, UW researcher scores in cancer research ‘lightning round’
University of Wisconsin

Scientists get funded for their ideas through a marathon grant-writing process, scores of collaborators, weeks of information gathering and a final pr..Read More

Protein’s flexibility helps its response to diverse pollutants
University of Wisconsin

How some industrial pollutants or abnormal levels of cellular metabolites contribute to diverse human diseases is now more clearly understood, based o..Read More

Sporting Great Eye Safety this Spring
University of Wisconsin

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) recognizes April as National Sports Eye Safety month to draw attention to the numerous injuries that occur..Read More

Brown to waive application fee for low-income students
Brown University

 Beginning with prospective undergraduates who apply for admission to the class entering in fall 2018, Brown University will automatically waive the a..Read More

Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations
University of Rochester

Since 2012, the United States Preventive Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended againstprostate cancer screening, but the task force recently shifted the..Read More

Chem-E-Car team shows its spirit at regional competition
University of Rochester

Members of the fledgling Chem-E-Car team at the University of Rochester went head to head against powerhouse teams from Cornell and McGill at their fi..Read More

Keck Cosmic Web Imager Achieves
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

A Caltech-built instrument designed to study the mysteries of the cosmic web—streams of gas connecting galaxies—has captured its first image, an event..Read More

3D-printed patch can help mend a broken heart
University of Minnesota

A team of biomedical engineering researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has created a revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch that can help heal s..Read More

OHSU rallies for science
Oregon Health & Science University

Research funding from the National Institutes of Health has advanced our understanding of the molecular underpinnings of life–and has led to cures and..Read More

Study Identifies a Genetic Link to Susceptibility and Resistance to Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Elsevier

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), characterized by chronic relapsing inflammation of the gut, is a common problem in the industrialized world. However..Read More

Chemists Devise Simple Method for Making Sought-After Boronic Acid-Based Drugs and Other Products
The Scripps Research Institute

Initial Demonstrations Yield Compounds with Promise for Treating COPD, Cystic Fibrosis and Other Lung Disorders Co-authors of the study hold the ingre..Read More

Ovarian Cancer: A Master of Disguise No More
University of Pennsylvania

Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-deaths among women in the U.S., in large part because a limited understanding of the cancer’s biol..Read More