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  1. Americans are Quitting Smoking in Higher Numbers; Study Suggests E-cigarettes Help

    07.27 / 00:01 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers performed a population-level analysis of national surveys conducted from 2001 to 2015 and found that in the United States the smoking cessation rate increased for the first time in 15 years. The study suggests e-cigarettes helped users of the electronic devices to quit smoking traditional…
  2. UofL Hosts International Conference on Using the Internet to Improve Hearing Health

    07.26 / 21:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Audiologists, specialists in hearing disorders, from around the world will meet in Louisville to discuss benefits and pitfalls of using the internet for research and hearing health care (telehealth) for individuals with hearing…
  3. Concussion Biomarker Could Remove Ambiguity From Diagnosis

    07.26 / 21:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    < Previous Article Return to Article List Concussion Biomarker Could Remove Ambiguity From Diagnosis …
  4. Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Teams Converge on Strategies to Defeat McCain's Form of Brain Cancer

    07.26 / 21:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Research teams at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute from three colleges -- Engineering, Science, and Veterinary Medicine -- are developing new approaches to treat glioblastoma, the aggressive form of brain cancer diagnosed in U.S. Sen. John…
  5. A Rogue Gene Is Causing Seizures in Babies. Here's How MSU Wants to Stop It

    07.26 / 21:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Two rare diseases caused by a malfunctioning gene that triggers seizures or involuntary movements in children as early as a few days old have left scientists searching for answers and better treatment…
  6. Is It Alzheimer's Disease or Another Dementia?

    07.26 / 21:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A new method may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer's disease or frontotemporal dementia, two different types of dementia that often have similar symptoms, according to a preliminary study published in the July 26, 2017, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of…
  7. Equality Isn't Cutting It: New Campaign From American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics Works for Hea

    07.26 / 20:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Join our virtual press briefing on August 10 at 11 am ET to hear from these organizations about new research, stories of successful programs in communities, and experts who can speak to the need to ensure all children have access to nutritious food and safe places to be physically…
  8. Caplugs Evergreen 95-Pin Inoculator Assembly and Inoculum Tray at AACC 2017

    07.26 / 20:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Caplugs Evergreen offers a 95-pin single use inoculator assembly to easily transfer samples to a 96-well…
  9. Diasorin Launches Its New Simplexa C. Difficile Direct Molecular Test in the US Market

    07.26 / 20:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    DiaSorin (FTSE Italia Mid Cap: DIA) announced today that they have received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market the Simplexa C. difficile Direct Assay for the detection of Clostridium difficile (C.…
  10. Data Innovations(r) Announces the Launch of Instrument Manager(tm) v8.15

    07.26 / 20:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Data Innovations (DI) today announces the launch of version 8.15 of Instrument Manager (IM), the latest version of the leading middleware product. This version provides technology enhancements to our Hot Backup solution and introduces an additional option called High…
  11. Concussion Expert Responds to Brain Damage Study in Deceased NFL Players: "Head Injuries Still Largely Misunderstood"

    07.26 / 20:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    < Previous Article Return to Article List Next Article > Concussion Expert Responds to Brain Damage Study in Deceased NFL Players: "Head Injuries Still Largely…
  12. Sociologists Available to Discuss Social Implications of Health Care Policy

    07.26 / 19:53 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
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  13. Erik Barton, MD, MS, MBA, Appointed System Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai

    07.26 / 19:53 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Erik Barton, MD, MS, MBA, has been appointed System Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. His new role will begin on August 1,…
  14. Keep an Eye on Safety During Upcoming Solar Eclipse

    07.26 / 19:53 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Vanderbilt Eye Institute experts say proper protective eyewear is crucial for viewing the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug.…
  15. Stem Cell Therapy Attacks Cancer by Targeting Unique Tissue Stiffness

    07.26 / 18:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    A stem cell-based method created by University of California, Irvine scientists can selectively target and kill cancerous tissue while preventing some of the toxic side effects of chemotherapy by treating the disease in a more localized…
  16. Ohio State Researchers Prove Human Heart's 'Battery' Has Multiple Backups

    07.26 / 18:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have shown the human heart's sinoatrial node, the natural pacemaker, is hardwired with a backup system. This built-in redundancy maintains consistent heart rhythm, even under trying…
  17. Researchers Unlock Regenerative Potential of Cells in the Mouse Retina

    07.26 / 18:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Cells within an injured mouse eye can be coaxed into regenerating neurons and those new neurons appear to integrate themselves into the eye's circuitry, new research shows. The findings potentially open the door to new treatments for eye trauma and retinal disease. The study appears in the July 26 issue of Nature, and was funded in part by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of…
  18. Brain Cells Found to Control Aging

    07.26 / 18:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that stem cells in the brain's hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body. The finding, made in mice, could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related diseases and extending lifespan. The paper was published online today in…
  19. Opting for Weight-Loss Surgery at Lower BMIs May Be Best for Patients' Health, Study Suggests

    07.26 / 17:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    The struggle to escape obesity is pointing more Americans toward bariatric surgery. But a new study shows that only one in three patients who have an operation succeed in getting their body-mass index below 30, the cutoff for obesity, in the first year. The odds were better for those who had surgery while they were still below a "morbid obesity" BMI of…
  20. Chemoradiation Researcher, Retired Brigadier General Receives 2017 ASTRO Honorary Membership

    07.26 / 17:54 newswise.com Newswise.com - Medecine
    Edith Peterson Mitchell, MD, a leading researcher, medical oncologist and proponent of combined modality treatment, has been chosen as the 2017 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Honorary…