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Newswise: 7 Tips to Keep Hackers, Crooks and Scammers Out of Your Smartphone

7 Tips to Keep Hackers, Crooks and Scammers Out of Your Smartphone

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Hackers can exploit network vulnerabilities to steal passwords without being detected or use malicious media files disguised in photos or videos to access messages on unpatched phones.

Channels: All Journal News, Apps, Technology, Cybersecurity,

Released:
2-Dec-2019 1:30 PM EST
Newswise: Scientists Design Built-in Controls for Mini-Chemical Labs on a Chip

Scientists Design Built-in Controls for Mini-Chemical Labs on a Chip

Saint Louis University Medical Center

In a miniaturized laboratory, microfluidic systems can conduct chemical experiments on a chip through a series of small connected tubes the size of a hair.

Channels: All Journal News, Chemistry, Technology, Nature (journal),

Released:
15-Nov-2019 3:20 AM EST
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Head and Neck Cancer Patients Benefited from Affordable Care Act

Saint Louis University Medical Center

The rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers was “significantly reduced” following the implementation of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, JAMA,

Released:
5-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
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Newswise: In Lab, SLU Research Halts Toxic Protein Linked to Muscular Dystrophy

In Lab, SLU Research Halts Toxic Protein Linked to Muscular Dystrophy

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Researchers are encouraged by the findings, which suggest a way forward in developing the first treatment or cure for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.

Channels: All Journal News, Cell Biology, Genetics, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
23-Oct-2019 12:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Incidence of Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Head and Neck Melanoma Up 51 Percent in Last Two Decades

Incidence of Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Head and Neck Melanoma Up 51 Percent in Last Two Decades

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Head and neck melanoma among pediatric, adolescent and young adult populations in the United States and Canada increased by 51.1% from 1995 to 2014, per research from Saint Louis University.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Dermatology, JAMA,

Released:
3-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Saint Louis University Names Nursing School in Honor of Alumna and Trustee Trudy Busch Valentine

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Saint Louis University has announced that University trustee and School of Nursing alumna Trudy Busch Valentine has made a gift of $4 million in support of SLU’s nursing school and Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University.

Channels: Education, Nursing,

Released:
26-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Meaningful PTSD Symptom Decrease May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Meaningful PTSD Symptom Decrease May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Research from Saint Louis University finds treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that leads to an improvement in symptoms was associated with a 49 percent lower risk of incident type 2 diabetes. The study, “Clinically Meaningful PTSD Improvement and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes,” by Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., professor in Family and Community Medicine, was published Aug. 21 in JAMA Psychiatry.

Channels: All Journal News, Diabetes, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, JAMA,

Released:
21-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: SLU Researchers Awarded $2.1 Million to Find New Pain-Killing Options

SLU Researchers Awarded $2.1 Million to Find New Pain-Killing Options

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Saint Louis University pain researchers will investigate a promising but little understood pain signaling pathway in the hopes of opening up a new avenue for pain medication research.

Channels: Addiction, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Pain, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
19-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Despite Temperature Shifts, Treehoppers Manage to Mate

Despite Temperature Shifts, Treehoppers Manage to Mate

Saint Louis University Medical Center

A rare bright spot among dismal climate change predictions, new research findings show that some singing insects are likely to manage to reproduce even in the midst of potentially disruptive temperature changes.

Channels: All Journal News, Climate Science, Environmental Science, Wildlife,

Released:
9-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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