BOHS Supports National 'Stop. Make a Change' Event for a Healthier, Safer Industry
BOHS 2016

On 18 April 2017, organisations from across the UK infrastructure sector will take part in a national Stop. Make a Change event with sites, offices an..Read More

Gillings researchers find further evidence that bats may be evolutionary source of MERS
UNC

The evolutionary origins of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are unknown, but a collaborative team including researchers..Read More

Exposing the source
Queens University

Researchers at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital have published the first the set of findings stemming from the Kingston Allergy Birth ..Read More

David Gray set to play 11th annual charity concert benefiting
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Officials of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide announced today the details of its 2017 benefit concert. Entering its 11th year, IGS Ener..Read More

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital to open new, expanded Nationwide Children’s Hospital
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

Ravi Kalhan, MD, MSCI, named co-director of MSCI program
Northwestern Medicine

"We are excited to welcome Ravi Kalhan to the MSCI team,” said Dr. Fleming. “His insight as a practicing clinical investigator and MSCI alum is sure t..Read More

U students to showcase medical innovations and vie for cash prizes at annual Bench-to-Bedside event
University of Utah

After six months of research, problem-solving and light-bulb moments of inspiration, the innovations are ready to be unveiled. On Monday, more than 35..Read More

UPMC Jameson President Doug Danko Announces Retirement
University of Pittsburgh

UPMC Jameson President Doug Danko today announced that he will retire this summer after 42 years of service to the hospital. Don Owrey, president at U..Read More

UW-Madison Study: H1N1 More Dangerous Than Suspected
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — A new, highly detailed study of the H1N1 flu virus shows that the pathogen is more virulent than previously thought.   Writing in..Read More

Wisconsin Cold-Symptom Survey Used in Research Worldwide
University of Wisconsin

Shelves in drug, discount and grocery stores are filled with dozens of products designed to fight the symptoms of the most prevalent human illness: th..Read More

Cystic Fibrosis Doctor Back to Ancient Bones
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Teeth and leg bones from Iron Age people are showing a 21st century scientific-research team that there might be an evolutionary ..Read More

William Busse Targets a Key Factor in Asthma Among Inner-City Youth
University of Wisconsin

The typical cockroach is about the size of a human thumbnail. It likes to burrow in dark, cold spaces and can multiply faster than raindrops in a thun..Read More

Four Receive 2016 UCSF Medal for Innovation, Inspiration, Impact
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco awarded the UCSF Medal – the University’s highest honor – to four visionary leaders for their innovation, inspiration and impact in a..Read More

Student Profiles
University of Oxford

The Graduate Studies Committee awards prizes each year to current or recently graduated students of NDM supervisors on the basis of their publication ..Read More

Following a Patient's Care Over Many Months Enriches Clerkship Training
AAMC

When Jessica Porcelan started her clerkship year at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), she found the daily routine challenging. The college’s mo..Read More

Distraction Techniques Can Soothe Shot Anxiety During This Year’s Flu Season
Nationwide Children's Hospital

A typical visit to the pediatrician when it is time for a child to get a shot can include tears, tantrums and might not seem worth the trouble. But wi..Read More

Reducing the Duration of Antibiotics Does More Harm than Good When Treating Ear Infections in Young Children
University of Pittsburgh

In a landmark trial conducted at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, researchers have demon..Read More

Three Pitt Public Health Researchers Recognized with 2017 Toxicology Awards
University of Pittsburgh

“I am proud, but not surprised, that these three outstanding faculty members are being recognized with prestigious awards,” said Donald S. Burke, M.D...Read More

Leading Medical and Health Groups Applaud HUD’s Plan to Make Multi-Unit Housing Smokefree
American Lung Association

The American Lung Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) applaud the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its ..Read More

COPD and Lung Cancer Essential to Diagnosis, Patient Treatment and Support
American Lung Association

Lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are serious lung diseases that are often not diagnosed until a late stage. November is Ch..Read More

Four Receive UCSF Medal for Innovation, Inspiration, Impact
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco awarded the UCSF Medal – the University’s highest honor – to four visionary leaders for their innovation, inspiration and impact in a..Read More

Funded PhD in RSV Biomarkers
University of Oxford

This project will investigate biomarkers of susceptibility, severity and complications of infection with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in human in..Read More

CHEST Experts Issue Advice for Investigating Occupational and Environmental Causes of Chronic Cough
Elsevier

Although the understanding of cough triggered by occupational and environmental causes has improved, experts say there is still a gap between current ..Read More

Renowned Physician-Scientist Dr. Charles G. Drake Joins NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center - NewYork-Presbyterian
Columbia University Medical Center

Dr. Charles G. Drake has joined NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) as director of genitourinary oncology and associate dir..Read More

Fruits and Vegetables May Slow ALS
Columbia University Medical Center

New research at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health reveals that foods like fruits and vegetables that are high in antioxidant nutri..Read More

Meningitis B vaccine study raises questions about vaccine response
University of Minnesota

A new study from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health finds only 66 percent of college students who received the recommended two dose..Read More

Residents Deserve Protections from Dangers of Secondhand Smoke in Multiunit Housing
American Lung Association

Statement of American Lung Association National President and CEO Harold P. Wimmer in Response to "Health, Secondhand Smoke Exposure, and Smoking Beha..Read More

Lung Association Extends Partnership with Sunovion
American Lung Association

With the mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, the American Lung Association connects with communities through e..Read More

Disrupting Bacterial Biofilms, Cause of Many Chronic and Recurrent Diseases
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Biofilms are communities of bacteria that adhere to a surface and are nearly impossible to eradicate when they are pathogenic, or disease-causing. For..Read More

Distraction Techniques Can Soothe Shot Anxiety
Nationwide Children's Hospital

A typical visit to the pediatrician when it is time for a child to get a shot can include tears, tantrums and might not seem worth the trouble. But wi..Read More

Acute Respiratory Distress Surviviors
John Hopkins University

  STUDY IDENTIFIES RISK FACTORS FOR PHYSICAL DECLINE AMONG SURVIVORS OF ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME –Findings could lead to improved post-hosp..Read More

Remembering Dr. Ron Wigle
Queen's University

Ron was a proud graduate of Queen’s Medicine (1965), and completed his internship, residency and fellowship training in respiratory medicine both at K..Read More

Rapid bacterial infection test reduces antibiotic use
University of Oxford

The rapid tests detect C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of infections caused by bacteria, in patients' blood. A low level of CRP is suggestive of vi..Read More

Rapid bacterial infection test reduces antibiotic use
University of Oxford

The rapid tests detect C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of infections caused by bacteria, in patients' blood. A low level of CRP is suggestive of vi..Read More

Mount Sinai − National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute Opens New, Dedicated Site
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The Mount Sinai – National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute will celebrate its first year of treating patients by officially opening a new, state-o..Read More

The Scripps Research Institute and California Institute for Biomedical Research Sign Strategic Affiliation to Accelerate the Development of New Medicines
The Scripps Research Institute

LA JOLLA, CA – October 20, 2016 – The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) – two leading no..Read More

Weill Cornell Cardiothoracic Surgery | Weill Cornell Medical College
Cornell University

Visit the Thoracic Division Homepage Under the leadership of Dr. Nasser Altorki the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine|NewYork-Pre..Read More

Weill Cornell Cardiothoracic Surgery | Weill Cornell Medical College
Cornell University

At Weill Cornell Medicine|NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital we provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients with cancerous and non-cancero..Read More

Comprehensive Surgical Services
Cornell University

Robert F. Tranbaugh, MD Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery New York Methodist Hospital Iosif Gulkarov, MD Sebron Harrison, MD Anthony Tortolani, MD Be..Read More

Students present research projects at annual poster session Students present research projects at annual poster session
Cornell University

Pre-med 1 students gained valuable experience of biomedical research when they presented the results of their biology lab projects to their peers and ..Read More

Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - Week of June 24 - July 1
Cornell University

Dr. Karla Ballman, chief of the Division of Biostatics and Epidemiology, was in March appointed associate statistical editor of the American Thoracic ..Read More

Stress-Fighting Proteins Could Be Key to New Treatments for Asthma
Cornell University

Investigators have discovered the precise molecular steps that enable immune cells implicated in certain forms of asthma and allergy to develop and su..Read More

Gift Names Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine
Cornell University

A significant investment in Weill Cornell's leading precision medicine program by Overseer Israel Englander and his wife Caryl will expand the scope o..Read More

A Precise Approach
Cornell University

In December 2013, right before she had her bladder removed, Irene Price heard the term "precision medicine" for the first time. She'd been diagnosed w..Read More

Smokers with Normal Lung Function Test May Still Be at Risk for Developing Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
Cornell University

A non-invasive and quick lung function test frequently used to evaluate whether or not a smoker is at risk for developing pulmonary disease is likely ..Read More

Obesity Leads to "Silent" Vitamin A Deficiency in Major Organs
Cornell University

Obesity impairs the body's ability to use vitamin A appropriately and leads to deficiencies of the vitamin in major organs, according to new research ..Read More

Interim Dean to Lead Weill Cornell Medicine Beginning June 1
Cornell University

The Cornell University Board of Trustees and the Weill Cornell Medicine Board of Overseers have approved the appointment of physician-scientist Dr. Au..Read More

Light Hookah Use Causes Lung Abnormalities in Young Smokers
Cornell University

Smoking tobacco — even lightly — through water pipes significantly affects lung function and biology in young adults, a new study by Weill Cornell Med..Read More

Chemical Exacerbates Bacterial Infection, Important For Cystic Fibrosis
Cornell University

A naturally produced chemical exacerbates infection by a common bacteria, rendering the infection significantly harder for the body to clear, accordin..Read More

New Gene Therapy Protects Against Peanut Allergy
Cornell University

A new gene therapy developed by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine could eventually prevent the life-threatening effects of peanut allergy with just..Read More