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Newswise: Preterm Births More Likely when Dads Live in Lower Income Areas

Preterm Births More Likely when Dads Live in Lower Income Areas

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Lifelong lower socioeconomic status of fathers, as defined by early life and adulthood neighborhood income, is a newly identified risk factor for early preterm birth (at less than 34 weeks), according to a study published in Maternal and Child Health Journal.

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Newswise: Peanut Allergy Vaccine to Rewrite the Immune System
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Peanut Allergy Vaccine to Rewrite the Immune System

University of South Australia

Peanut allergies could become a thing of the past as breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically novel vaccination that’s poised to cure the potentially life threatening condition.

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Newswise: New Report Shows Dramatic Health Benefits Following Air Pollution Reduction
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New Report Shows Dramatic Health Benefits Following Air Pollution Reduction

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Dec. 6, 2019 – Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, according to findings in “Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction,” new research published in the American Thoracic Society’s journal, Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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Registration Opens for Premier Critical Care Nursing Conference

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for critically ill patients and their families can now register for the 2020 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) in Indianapolis, May 4-7. The conference offers hundreds of sessions to improve clinical practice, patient outcomes and hospitals’ bottom line, with a comprehensive program that incorporates leading evidence-based education.

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Newswise: Long-term study finds faster breast cancer radiation treatment as effective as longer course
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Long-term study finds faster breast cancer radiation treatment as effective as longer course

McMaster University

Approximately half of the patients were randomly assigned whole breast radiation, delivered once per day over three to five weeks. The other half received external beam APBI, considered to be the least invasive approach to partial breast irradiation, which was given twice a day over five to eight days. The study was long-term, with a median followup of 8.6 years.

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Newswise: Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering

Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Researchers have found a way to speed engineered-tissue creation using a novel bioprinter built for $2,000, they report in the journal Micromachines. Building blocks for the tissue are pre-grown spheroids of human induced-pluripotent stem cells that contain 200,000 cells per spheroid.

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