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Russian Scientists Develop a "Smart" Chair to Correct Students’ Posture

South Ural State University

Scientists of South Ural State University have developed a "smart" chair that will allow you to form correct posture from childhood and therefore prevent many diseases. Currently, this development has no analogs in the world.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Education, Technology,

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Newswise: JAMA editorial helps set record straight on unproven sepsis therapy
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JAMA editorial helps set record straight on unproven sepsis therapy

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

The Jan. 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) features an important study about sepsis with an accompanying editorial by a University of Nebraska Medical Center expert. The study and editorial sets the record straight on an unproven therapy some physicians use to treat sepsis, a deadly infectious disease. The editorial, written by Andre Kalil, M.D., M.P.H., professor of infectious diseases in the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine, writes in support of the new and rigorous international study based on a randomized clinical trial in Australia, published in the same issue. The editorial appears in the Jan. 17 online issue and also will appear in the Feb. 4 print edition.

Channels: Clinical Trials, Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, Pharmaceuticals, JAMA, All Journal News,

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Newswise: Rethinking interactions with mental health patients

Rethinking interactions with mental health patients

University of Adelaide

New research overturns the belief that people with severe mental illness are incapable of effective communication with their psychiatrist, and are able to work together with them to achieve better outcomes for themselves.

Channels: Cognition and Learning, Healthcare, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

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Putting the ‘lazy eye' to work

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., Jan. 16, 2020 — When University of California, Irvine neurobiologist Carey Y.L. Huh, Ph.D., set her sights on discovering more about amblyopia, she brought personal insight to her quest. As a child, Huh was diagnosed with the condition, which is often called “lazy eye.” he and her colleagues have just found that amblyopia originates in an earlier stage of the visual pathway than was previously thought. Their research, which raises the possibility of new treatment approaches, appears in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Channels: Pharmaceuticals, Vision, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Children's Health, Healthcare, All Journal News,

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Newswise: University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois College of Medicine will reduce its tuition rates for all students, beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The decision was approved today by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

Channels: Back to School, Education, Rural Issues,

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Newswise: Study Finds Disparity in Critical Care Deaths Between Non-Minority and Minority Hospitals
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Study Finds Disparity in Critical Care Deaths Between Non-Minority and Minority Hospitals

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

While deaths steadily declined over a decade in intensive care units at hospitals with few minority patients, in ICUs with large numbers of minority patients, there was less improvement, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Channels: Healthcare, Poverty, Race and Ethnicity, All Journal News,

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Mayo Clinic sequência 100 mil participantes para construir banco de dados genômico para melhor atendimento e pesquisa em colaboração com Helix

Mayo Clinic

A Mayo Clinic está criando uma biblioteca de dados de sequenciamento genômico de 100.000 participantes consentidos da Mayo Clinic para avançar na pesquisa e no atendimento ao paciente.

Channels: Clinical Trials, Genetics, Healthcare, Technology,

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Mayo Clinic将携手Helix对10万名参与者进行基因组测序,以建立用于改善医疗和研究的基因组数据库

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic正在着手创建一个基因组测序数据库以促进研究和改善患者治疗。该数据库将包含10万名参与者的基因组测序数据,Mayo Clinic已取得上述参与者的知情权。

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