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(Allina Health ) The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics 2017 World Congress in July in San Francisco is expected to draw 6,000 professionals from around the world who are concerned with aging. Allina Health researchers will present a three-part symposium and four studies based on LifeCourse, a late life care model featuring layperson care guides.
(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has long been a leader in supporting research that has formed the basis for smart and connected communities, pushing sensor and networking capabilities beyond today's Internet of Things (IoT) to next-generation technologies able to revolutionize our lives in smart communities across the nation.
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) When a woman walks into the oncologist's office, she's usually not alone. In fact, a new study finds that half of women have at least three people standing behind them, sitting next to them or waiting at home to help.
(Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) Kids exposed to lead as young children are more likely to be suspended or incarcerated during their school years.
(Austen Riggs Center) Austen Riggs research psychologist Katie Lewis, PhD, named Robert S. Wallerstein Fellow in Psychoanalytic Research.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Leaders of MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), one of world's foremost centers for antipoverty research, have developed their own formal framework for thinking about this vexing question, over the last several years. Now, in a new article, two J-PAL directors have unveiled the lab's approach.
(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) A multidisciplinary team of researchers is examining economic issues associated with providing transportation for the rural elderly and other socially disadvantaged populations.The aging baby boomer...Show More Summary
(University of Iowa Health Care) Mildly stressing muscle metabolism boosts levels of a beneficial hormone that prevents obesity and diabetes in mice, according to a new University of Iowa study. The findings, published in the EMBO Journal,...Show More Summary
(American Chemical Society) With a sense of smell much greater than humans, dogs are considered the gold standard for explosive detection in many situations. But that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. In a study appearing...Show More Summary
(University of California - Santa Barbara) Money may not grow on trees, but trees themselves and all that they provide have a dollar value nonetheless.
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Mitochondrial diseases are a diverse group of disorders caused by mutated genes that impair energy production in a patient's cells, often with severe effects. Patients with these diseases incur high...Show More Summary
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study has shown that every 1 year increase in reproductive duration -- years from menarche to menopause--was associated with a 3 percent reduction in a woman's risk of angina or stroke.
(Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) A new collaborative Dartmouth study finds strong and consistent evidence of greater risk between initial e-cigarette use and subsequent cigarette smoking initiation, regardless of how initiation was defined and net other factors that predict cigarette smoking.
(Florida State University) People more closely connected to electoral candidates in their social network vote at higher rates, according to Matthew Pietryka, an assistant professor of political science. The term 'social network' refers...Show More Summary
Biological age can diverge from the number of years we celebrate on our birthdays - and it sheds light on the time we have left
(Elsevier) Genetic alterations of rare deletions or duplications of small DNA segments, called copy number variants (CNVs), have been known to increase risk of neurodevelopmental disorders such as schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorder, and intellectual disability. Show More Summary
(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University ) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University invited Professor Hau L. Lee, a leading scholar in global supply chain management, entrepreneurship and innovations in developing economies, and value chain strategies, to speak at the PolyU 80th Anniversary Global Leader Lecture Series on June 28, 2017.
(Coventry University) Combining movement and storytelling activities boosts pre-school children's key motor skills and language ability, according to Coventry University experts who used bestselling book 'The Gruffalo' during their research.
(Brigham Young University) New research finds the type of sensory experience an advertisement conjures up in our mind -- taste and touch vs. sight and sound -- has a fascinating effect on when we make purchases.The study led by marketing...Show More Summary