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Reducing Wildfire Risks for Better Management and Resource Allocation

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

As wildfires become deadlier, larger and more expensive, there is strong interest in better risk governance. Managing future wildfire risk requires an interface between human decision processes and knowledge about climate trends related to fire, as well as humans’ abilities to anticipate wildfire potential and mitigation approaches are critical. Several presentations at the 2019 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting will explore analyses of past fire seasons, projections for the future and approaches for decision making aimed at mitigating risk.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Health, Wildfires, Scientific Meetings,

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20-Nov-2019 2:30 PM EST
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Relato de caso: Células-tronco são um passo em direção à melhoria da função sensorial motora após lesão medular

Mayo Clinic

As células-tronco derivadas da gordura de um paciente oferecem um passo para melhorar - e não apenas estabilizar - a função motora e sensorial de pessoas com lesões na medula espinhal, de acordo com pesquisas anteriores da Mayo Clinic.

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10-Dec-2019 4:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Tips for navigating a hectic holiday season with mind, spirit intact

Tips for navigating a hectic holiday season with mind, spirit intact

Texas State University

The holidays are almost upon us. For some, it is time to get out the best dishes and polish up the silver for a holiday table setting with family and friends, while others will be worried about coping with the festivities — because they are alone or just too busy.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Psychology and Psychiatry, Winter Holidays,

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10-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST
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Criteria for Clinical Trials Might Be Too Strict, Needlessly Excluding Patients

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Federal regulations may keep lung cancer patients out of clinical trials simply because these patients are on medications that might affect the electrical system of the heart.

Channels: Cancer, Ethics and Research Methods, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, All Journal News,

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10-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
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تقرير حالة: الخلايا الجذعية خطوة نحو تحسين الحركة والوظائف الحسية بعد إصابة الحبل النخاعي

Mayo Clinic

تقدم الخلايا الجذعية المأخوذة من دهون المريض خطوة نحو تحسين - وليس مجرد استقرار - في الحركة والوظائف الحسية لمن يعانون من إصابات في الحبل النخاعي، وذلك وفقًا لبحث أولي أجرته Mayo Clinic.

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10-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: A fragile crust protects from dust

A fragile crust protects from dust

University of Utah

From June 2016 to August 2018, Perry traversed the playa by bike, researching how it contributes to dust in the Salt Lake Valley’s air. In a report prepared for the Utah Department of Natural Resources and Utah Division of Facilities Construction and Management, Perry details the current dust source regions on the playa and explains how declining lake levels, as well as damage to the playa, could make the problem worse.

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Newswise: Pregnancy disorder subject of Tulane study
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