Trade union strategies to prevent, manage and eliminate work-place harassment and violence against women - Safety and health at work - EU-OSHA

A report produced as part of the ‘Safe at Home, Safe at Work’ Project of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) draws together evidence collect..Read More

Fewer infections in mechanical heart valves
Karolinska Institutet

Infections in surgically implanted heart valves are more common in patients who have been given a biological prosthetic valve than in those with a mec..Read More

KI's research impact top rated in research barometer
Karolinska Institutet

KI’s research is at the leading edge of impact according to the Swedish Research Council’s (SRC) Research Barometer for 2017 with the highest proporti..Read More

'Good' bacteria passed between generations benefit you more
University of Oxford

Many insects and plant species carry beneficial bacteria, which provide a variety of services. Some provide nutrients, such as those living in aphids,..Read More

New target could soothe the itch of inflammatory skin conditions
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Existing medicines could offer a new way to treat inflammatory skin conditions, researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Royal Melbo..Read More

Mobile Applications in Neurology and the Evolution of Prehospital Stroke Care

Andrew M. Southerland is an assistant professor in the Division of Vascular Neurology, Departments of Neurology and Public Health Sciences in the Univ..Read More

Karen Ballen, MD – Update on Stem Cell Transplantation

Karen K. Ballen is Professor of Medicine in the UVA Division of Hematology-Oncology. Her research interests are in novel therapeutic strategies for ac..Read More

Geriatric Medicine Fellow and Mulholland Teaching Award Winner

Justin received a Mulholland award for outstanding teaching as a geriatrics fellow. The award is voted on by UVA internal medicine residents, and was ..Read More

Consortium Linking Oncology with Thrombosis (CLOT) (U01)

The purpose of this FOA is to 1) encourage studies in selected cancer types that expand mechanistic investigation into the intersection between cancer..Read More

Preparing for Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trials for Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Diseases in the Inpatient Setting (U01)

Implementation research in health care focuses on the translation of evidence-based health interventions into clinical settings to improve patient out..Read More

Increasing Use of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Traditional and Community Settings (R61/R33)

The objective of this FOA is to develop Phase 2 clinical trials to 1) Test strategies that will lead to increased use of cardiovascular rehabilitation..Read More

Largest study of Hispanics/Latinos in US presents new findings about lung capacity in people of Dominican

A new study led by researchers at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has determined reference parameters for measuring lung capacity in n..Read More

Opening Access Initiative Increases Student Access to Global Opportunities
UNC Global

For the next several weeks, Karlo Montegrico and two other Carolina students will travel through the Philippines to document the migration process of ..Read More

OHSU scientist Mandel elected to Society for Neuroscience leadership post
Oregon Health & Science University

Mandel’s lab focuses on understanding how neuronal cell identity is established and maintained. Her team discovered that this is achieved primarily th..Read More

Purdue to focus on STEAM, Purdue Polytechnic High School Indianapolis, youth development at 2017 Indiana Black Expo - Purdue University
Purdue University

The Expo started July 6 and concludes July 16 in Indianapolis. Purdue will have an exhibit and is sponsoring the Youth Leadership Summit, called "Full..Read More

Why mosquitoes should not be eliminated
Purdue University

 A Purdue researcher and a team of scientists working on a new insecticide argue that mosquitoes should not simply be made extinct due to their role i..Read More

On Target Laboratories’ cancer illuminating technology receives Special Protocol Assessment from FDA
Purdue University

OTL38, a product of On Target Laboratories LLC is a novel compound that binds with diseased tissue present in several cancers, making it light up, or ..Read More

Lilly and Purdue University announce strategic research collaboration
Purdue University

Lilly will provide up to $52 million to fund life science research over five years  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Purdue University on Thursda..Read More

Join Team Pathology for The Ride 2017
University of Wisconsin

Please join Team Pathology, or donate on behalf of the Team, for The Ride 2017, a bicycle benefit for UW cancer research, on Sunday, September 17, 201..Read More

Researchers find first genomic biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in veterinary patients |
Tufts University

Researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University have discovered important biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in dogs with ..Read More

Why Lawmakers Must Preserve and Expand Medicaid Eligibility Standards
UT News

As congress wrestles with replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a big question is where they will land with Medicaid expansion. Rolling back Medica..Read More

A new resource for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers

 Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, researcher and professor at the UNC School of Medicine has authored The Alzheimer’s Medical Advisor: A Caregiver’s Guide, whi..Read More

Renowned Biologist Awarded Pitt's Dickson Prize in Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

A researcher who discovered a key cellular regulatory metabolic pathway known as mTOR and whose subsequent research has revealed several roles that in..Read More

Story Ideas for Media

Researcher to study relationship between environment and Alzheimer’s disease. An Ohio State researcher will investigate the connections between the en..Read More

USC researcher, and AI, give homeless youth a helping hand with HIV education
USC University of Southern California

USC’s Eric Rice remembers heading to the Venice boardwalk to find Jacob Buhl. Rice was going to ask Buhl, who is 25 and homeless, if he wanted to help..Read More

Department of Anesthesiology Chair Dr. Hugh Hemmings Made Research Dean
Cornell University

A leading anesthesiologist and scientist who has spent much of his professional life at Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Hugh Hemmings, Jr. has been appoin..Read More

Snip, snip, cure: correcting defects in the genetic blueprint
University of Cambridge

Dr James Thaventhiran points to a diagram of a 14-year-old boy’s family tree. Some of the symbols are shaded black. “These family members have a very ..Read More

Vice-Chancellor’s awards recognise the difference researchers make to society
University of Cambridge

The announcement was made at a prize ceremony held at the Old Schools on 13 July. At the same event, one of Cambridge’s leading experts on EU law – an..Read More

Female excellence is the rule, not the exception
Yale News

Speaking to a small group of local teenage girls, Yale’s Dr. Marjorie Rosenthal told them about her first feminist act. “In seventh grade, we all, boy..Read More

Siblings breathe easier following double-lung transplants
Stanford Medicine

David Diaz, 9, who has cystic fibrosis, received a pair of new lungs three years after his sister, who also has CF, underwent a double-lung transplant..Read More

Counting steps via smartphones leads to clues about obesity trends
Stanford Medicine

The findings leaned most heavily on data from the 46 countries for which Azumio provided at least 1,000 de-identified users — enough to form the basis..Read More

Don’t Play in Pain: 5 Ways to Improve Your Golf Game
Indiana University

Slather on sunscreen—and reapply when needed, even on cloudy days. It sounds obvious, but it’s often a misstep on the part of many, which can lead to ..Read More

Mount Sinai Opens World-Class Orthopaedic Center on Manhattan
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai has announced the opening of the Orthopaedic Center at Mount Sinai West. The new facility, located at 425 West 59th Street, is the first o..Read More

During ovarian cancer treatment, patient learns to cope with stress
University of Texas

As Barb White has learned, life’s other challenges don’t stop when you’re diagnosed with cancer. In February 2014, Barb -- then age 50 -- underwent a ..Read More

Tracking the Motivational Power of Wearable Technology
University of Pennsylvania

Fitness trackers and other wearable devices are quickly becoming the world’s best-selling technology product. In fact, tech-industry analyst CSS Insig..Read More

Learning for life
Queens University

Principal Daniel Woolf presents a Teaching and Learning award to Sandra Halliday, Sheila Pinchin, Dr. Melanie Walker, Dr. Heather Murray, and Suzanne ..Read More

Madison to Host International Gathering of Sleep Scientists
University of Wisconsin

For the first time, Madison will host nearly 200 researchers who specialize in the study of sleep and breathing – one of the fastest-growing areas of ..Read More

FDA Approves Subcutaneous Rituximab for Some Blood Cancers
NIH National Cancer Institute

On June 22, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new formulation of the cancer drug rituximab (Rituxan™) that can be more easily administ..Read More

Dementia prevention hopes raised by major scan study
The University of Edinburgh

Dementia researchers are to receive a £1.9 million investment to identify the earliest brain changes associated with conditions such as Alzheimer’s di..Read More

In Dominican Republic, students, faculty deliver care in demanding settings
University of Rhode Island

Patricia Stout, associate clinical professor, and eight students spent 10 days in the Dominican Republic in June, providing care to underserved commun..Read More

Ohio State increases aid and scholarships to support access and affordability

Hannah Jones always knew she would be a Buckeye. When she was a middle-school student in Dayton, Jones said, a classroom assignment showed her heart w..Read More

Dr Alicia D'Souza gives R Jean Banister Prize Lecture 2017
University of Oxford

Dr Alicia D'Souza from the University of Manchester presented this year's prize lecture to staff and students. The prize lecture, which Alicia will de..Read More

A day in the life of an Academic Colorectal Surgeon
The Royal Society of Medicine

Friday 14 July 2017 Rachel Hargest is an Academic Colorectal Surgeon in Cardiff and winner of the Silver Scalpel Award 2017. Employed by Cardiff Unive..Read More

Does pregnancy affect how food tastes?
University of Oxford

You’ve probably heard that women’s taste changes during pregnancy, but is it actually true? If given a blank check, an elegant study to answer this qu..Read More

Pre-oral gut contributes to facial structures in non-teleost fishes
University of Cambridge

In early vertebrate embryos, the outer surface is covered by a sheath of cells called ectoderm, while the inner lining of the primitive gut is made fr..Read More

Shapiro Summer Research Program Shapes the Future of Medical Discovery
University of Wisconsin

Since 2002, medical students at UW-Madison have engaged in the Shapiro Summer Research Program, designed for students interested in medical research w..Read More

Medicaid beneficiaries with depression incur increased ER visits and longer hospital stays when they lose and regain coverage
Emory University

Xu Ji, doctoral candidate at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, is lead author on a paper published in Medical Care, that demonstrates the negat..Read More

2017 N.L. Tartar Fellowship Recipients
Oregon Health & Science University

Please join us in congratulating Brett Dufour, Oscar Miranda Dominguez, Jules Panksepp, and Scott Jones for their recent N.L. Tartar Fellowship Award...Read More

Research is the key to a better mental health among young people
Karolinska Institutet

Universities have an important role to play in combating the increase in mental ill-health among children and adolescents. More resources should be de..Read More

University of Utah Health Receives American Hospital Association’s ‘Most Wired’ Recognition
University of Utah

Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New to..Read More