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April 30, 2017

Heart Failure Mortality Is Inversely Related to Wealth of Country

Apr. 30, 2017 — Death in patients with heart failure is inversely related to the wealth of the country they live in, according to new research. Death rates in India and Africa were three to four times higher than ... read more

Unemployment Associated With 50% Higher Risk of Death in Heart Failure Patients

Apr. 30, 2017 — Not being employed linked with greater likelihood of death than history of diabetes or ... read more

Intervention Reduced Suicide Attempts Among at-Risk Emergency Department Patients

Apr. 29, 2017 — Among suicidal patients, an intervention that included brief post-discharge phone calls significantly reduced the likelihood of a future suicide attempt, according to a clinical trial conducted at ... read more

Purifying Cells to Treat Disease

Apr. 29, 2017 — Refining the purification process of therapeutic cells could improve their use for treating cancer and other diseases, report ... read more

The Key to Private and Efficient Data Storage

Apr. 29, 2017 — Cloud storage services, like Dropbox and Gmail, may soon be able to better manage your content, giving you more storage capacity while still being unable to ‘read’ your ... read more

Apr. 29, 2017 — The 2006 Soy Moratorium had a larger effect in reducing deforestation in the Amazon than has been previously understood, outlines a new ... read more

Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Rescue Among Family Members of People Who Use Opioids

Apr. 29, 2017 — Family members are often the ones who administer naloxone during an opioid overdose and should be considered as part of the larger response to help curb fatal overdoses. These findings demonstrate ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Combining digital and analog components in nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits can improve their computational power by enabling processing of a larger number of inputs, new research ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — Conventional wisdom has held that tropical forest growth will dramatically slow with high levels of rainfall. But researchers turned that assumption on its head with an unprecedented review of data ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — By precisely controlling the quantum behavior of an ultracold atomic gas, physicists have created a model system for studying the wave phenomenon that may bring about rogue waves in Earth's ... read more

State of Social, Personality Psychology Research

Apr. 28, 2017 — Two studies have examined the state and quality of social and personality research and how practices have changed, if at ... read more

Rising Costs, Potential Savings for Generic, Topical Steroids

Apr. 28, 2017 — Although most topical steroids prescribed to patients were generic in a new American study, there was a sharp increase in Medicare Part D and out-of-pocket spending for elderly patients taking these ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — A fast, nondestructive optical method for analyzing defects in two-dimensional materials has been developed, with applications in electronics, sensing, early cancer diagnosis and water ... read more

Unravelling the Mystery of DNA Attacks in Cells' Powerhouse Could Pave Way for New Cancer Treatments

Apr. 28, 2017 — A five-year study has found the mechanism responsible for repairing damage to mitochondrial DNA. This discovery could pave the way for new treatments for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, say ... read more

The Ocean Detectives

Apr. 28, 2017 — Three new groups of viruses that attack microorganisms from the archaeal marine group, Euryarchaeota have been discovered by scientists. In all, 26 viruses previously unknown to science were ... read more

Counting the Cuts in Mohs Surgery: A Way to Improve Care and Reduce Costs

Apr. 28, 2017 — In an analysis of Medicare billing data submitted by more than 2,300 United States physicians, researchers have calculated the average number of surgical slices, or cuts, made during Mohs ... read more

Plague Bacteria Take Refuge in Amoebae

Apr. 28, 2017 — Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe's ... read more

Apr. 28, 2017 — The air we breathe out can help us improve the quality of the air we breathe in. But to do so, one needs a reliable way to calculate the concentration of carbon dioxide we produce indoors. ... read more

Helpful Tool Allows Physicians to More Accurately Predict Parathyroid Cancer Recurrence

Apr. 28, 2017 — A newly-created prognostic tool reliably predicts the recurrence of parathyroid cancer, enabling physicians to identify patients at the highest risk. Consequently, the tool also helps to determine ... read more

Zika Virus Persists in the Central Nervous System and Lymph Nodes of Rhesus Monkeys

Apr. 28, 2017 — Zika virus can persist in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), lymph nodes and colorectal tissue of infected rhesus monkeys for weeks after the virus has been cleared from blood, urine and mucosal secretions, ... read more

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