ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Research advances that have come to fruition over the past year demonstrate extraordinary progress in the fight against cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Show More Summary
Corn oil significantly reduces cholesterol with more favorable changes in total cholesterol (TC) and LDL-C than extra virgin olive oil, new research shows. The findings were presented at the American Society for Nutrition's Advances & Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference by lead researcher, Dr. Show More Summary
Last week, I offered a post on “Why I blog?” in the run-up to the 2014 Society for American Archaeology panel on blogging at their annual meeting. The responses were collated and commented on over at Doug’s Archaeology blog where he has also offered us another round of prompts. Here are Doug’s prompts: The theme […]
8 of 9 children treated doing well, according to data presented to American Society of HematologyHematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), once considered an effective yet risky alternative to drug therapy for blood cancer, has...Show More Summary
Acute kidney injury, a condition that is common but often asymptomatic, may be more deadly than a heart attack, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). Show More Summary
HIV can infect transplanted kidneys in HIV-positive recipients even in the absence of detectable virus in the blood, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON DC, December 9, 2013 - New research pertaining to the latest findings on the effects of epilepsy on both the mother and child were presented at the American Epilepsy Society's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington DC. These studies explore folic acid use, the effect of surgery with intractable focal epilepsy, and antiepileptic drug exposure during breastfeeding.
In 1996, writer, editor, and speaker Dale Ahlquist founded the American Chesterton Society, which is devoted to promoting interest in 20th-century English author, journalist, dramatist, biographer, and lay theologian G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936). Show More Summary
American men are starving for friends, writes sociologist Lisa Wade in Salon. Or, more precisely, adult white heterosexual men have fewer friends than any other group. The friendships they do form are often superficial, involving less...Show More Summary
When it comes to fighting off pathogens like Listeria, your best allies may be the billions of microorganisms that line your gut, according to new research published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. Show More Summary
Remember EA's Humble Origin Bundle and how the publisher vowed to donate its share of the proceeds to charity? EA COO Peter Moore tweeted the above picture this week of himself presenting a $1.65 million cut of the proceeds to the American...Show More Summary
Publisher splits $10m revenue across five charities. EA has donated $1.65 million to the American Cancer Society, as part of the money it raised during its Humble Bundle sale. Click here to read the full article
Three studies coming out of the American Epilepsy Society's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington DC expose the high prevalence of epilepsy and other neurological disorders in US Veterans who served in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. Show More Summary
By Rockstone: According to a recent publication from the American Chemical Society, a study performed by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the Columbia University Earth Institute of New York came to the conclusion that more than 1.8 million human deaths have been prevented by world nuclear power production from 1971-2009. Show More Summary
Feudalism was a set of customs in medieval Europe that setup a society in which relationships were based on holding land in exchange for service and labor. There is a modern day movement that is silently pushing out the middle class from truly owning real estate. In my view, there is no coincidence with the […]
American Copy Editors Society executive board member Brady Jones sent this memo to his colleagues last night. I’ve asked Lincoln Journal Star editor Dave Bundy if it’s correct that his copy desk is being eliminated, but haven’t heard back. If you know what’s going on at this Lee-owned newspaper, please email me. (I’ll protect you, … Read More
As a near universal rule, the NCAA makes bad decisions. So when I heard that an NCAA had recently made a controversial decision pertaining to student-athlete health, a decision that incited the ire of the American Society of Hematology, I reflexively assumed the NCAA had once again screwed up. Now I'm not so sure. Read more...
This past month I was invited (well, that’s too strong a word) to contribute to the conversation that was initiated at the Doug’s Archaeology blog on blogging in archaeology in the run-up to the 2014 Society of American Archaeology conference in Austin, Texas. I’m also talking to our new graduate students today in our graduate methods […]
The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, today released a list of common hematology tests, treatments, and procedures that are not always necessary as part of Choosing Wisely®, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (December 4, 2013)—For women, passing midlife can deal a blow to their sex drive. But two new studies just published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society, offer hope to women who want to get their sexual mojo back. read more