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Newswise: Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Raises More Than $138,000 at Annual Benefit for Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration

Article ID: 721118

Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Raises More Than $138,000 at Annual Benefit for Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation hosted the fourth annual Benefit for Bayshore Oktoberfest Community Celebration on Friday, October 11, raising more than $138,000 in support of the future Dr. Robert H. Harris Emergency Care Center at the Holmdel-based medical center. More than 265 guests attended the soiree, which took place at Stillwell Stables in Colts Neck.

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22-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Novel Study Documents Marked Slowdown of Cell Division Rates in Old Age

Article ID: 721109

Novel Study Documents Marked Slowdown of Cell Division Rates in Old Age

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a novel study comparing healthy cells from people in their 20s with cells from people in their 80s, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have documented that cell division rates appear to consistently and markedly slow down in humans at older ages.

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22-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Study: This Halloween, People More Scared of Root Canals Than Spiders, Snakes, Sharks

Article ID: 721122

Study: This Halloween, People More Scared of Root Canals Than Spiders, Snakes, Sharks

American Association of Endodontists (AAE)

A recent study by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), the dental specialists who save your natural teeth, showed more people (59%) are afraid of getting a root canal than speaking in public (57%), spiders (55%) or being trapped in an elevator (54%)

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22-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Machine learning’s next frontier: epigenetic drug discovery

Article ID: 721078

Machine learning’s next frontier: epigenetic drug discovery

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have developed a machine-learning algorithm that gleans information from microscope images—allowing for high-throughput epigenetic drug screens that could unlock new treatments for cancer, heart disease, mental illness and more. The study was published in eLife.

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Newswise: Exposure to Environmental PCBs Impairs Brain Function In Mice
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Article ID: 720703

Exposure to Environmental PCBs Impairs Brain Function In Mice

Georgetown University Medical Center

Human-made toxic chemicals that linger indefinitely in the environment disrupt the performance of critical helper cells in the mouse brain, leading to impaired function over long-term exposures.

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18-Oct-2019 1:50 PM EDT
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Newswise: Too many Americans admit to driving while drowsy

Article ID: 720999

Too many Americans admit to driving while drowsy

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

New survey results from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine highlight the prevalence of drowsy driving. To help drivers stay awake at the wheel, the AASM offers tips for National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, Nov. 3-10.

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22-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Mount Sinai Awarded $25 Million to Study the Environment’s Influence on People’s Health Throughout Their Lifetimes

Mount Sinai Health System

Three world-renowned environmental health researchers from the Institute for Exposomic Research at Mount Sinai have been awarded grants worth a total of $25 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the newly formed Human Health Environmental Assessment Resource (HHEAR). This program is dedicated to measuring all the environmental factors faced in people’s lives—a new science called “exposomics,” which is expected to yield important insights about disease processes and potential treatments.

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