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  1. Coal miners shift to beekeeping

    10.06 / 20:11 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (University of Delaware) Former coal miners or citizens whose lives have been shaped by the coal mining industry in southern West Virginia spent their summer learning how to establish and operate bee colonies thanks to help from a University of Delaware bee researcher. The goal was to help get a socioeconomic growth program up and running for displaced miners in 14 counties in the southern part of the…
  2. Lifestyle changes can close regional obesity gap, study finds

    10.06 / 17:38 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (University of Edinburgh) Lifestyle differences are to blame for regional variation in obesity rates in Scotland, research from the University of Edinburgh has found. Genetic factors cannot completely explain why obesity is more common in some areas and not others, scientists…
  3. Weill Cornell Medicine's Clinical & Translational Science Center awarded $45.3m NIH renewal

    10.06 / 17:38 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (Weill Cornell Medicine) Weill Cornell Medicine has received a $45.3million renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health's Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program to continue funding its multi-institutional Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) until…
  4. Primary care unable to adequately care for cancer survivors

    10.06 / 16:39 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (Rutgers University) Primary care medicine is currently not able to meet the health care needs of cancer survivors, despite a decade-long effort by the medical establishment to move long-term survivorship care out of the specialists' realm, according to a new Rutgers…
  5. 30,000-year old Sungir Homo sapiens visualized for the first time in 3-D virtual reality

    10.06 / 16:13 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (Visual Science) Visual Science and the RAS Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology made a 3-D VR (virtual reality) reconstruction of the faces of Sungir people -- Homo sapiens who lived 30,000 years ago in Central Russia and are believed to be ancestors of today's Northern and Eastern Europeans. Scientifically accurate VR visualization is based on skulls from the Sungir site, one of the northernmost Paleolithic settlements in Europe, and layer by layer reconstruction of muscles and soft…
  6. Study reveals benefits of having GPs in Emergency Departments

    10.06 / 14:33 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (University of Liverpool) A new study from the University of Liverpool provides evidence that locating a General Practitioner (GP) in a hospital emergency department (ED) can reduce waiting times and admissions, but may increases antibiotic…
  7. Screen children with reading difficulties for hearing problems, says report

    10.06 / 09:34 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (Coventry University) The study found 25 percent of its young participants who had reading difficulties showed mild or moderate hearing impairment, of which their parents and teachers were…
  8. Grant helps UA's Southwest Telehealth Resource Center connect providers, rural patients

    10.06 / 09:34 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (University of Arizona Health Sciences) A $975,000 cooperative agreement grant from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth will allow the center--part of the Arizona Telemedicine Program headquartered at the UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix to continue offering telehealth services to health-care providers in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada through August…
  9. Pushy or laid back? Economic factors influence parenting style

    10.06 / 09:34 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (Yale University) A new study co-authored by Yale economist Fabrizio Zilibotti argues that parenting styles are shaped by economic factors that incentivize one strategy over…