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Recognize an overdose, save a life

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Every day nearly 200 people die from an overdose of drugs or from alcohol poisoning, with opioids responsible for the majority. Recognizing the signs and knowing how to respond to medical emergencies, including carrying and administering naloxone in cases of opioid overdose, can save lives says the ASA.

Channels: Addiction, Alcohol and Alcoholism, Emergency Medicine, Pain, Patient Safety, Substance Abuse, Surgery,

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22-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
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National CRNA Week: The House of Representatives Recognizes the Contributions of Nurse Anesthetists

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

In honor of National CRNA Week (Jan. 19-25, 2020), Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), and Sam Graves (R-MO) today introduced a bipartisan resolution on the House floor, “Recognizing the roles and the contributions of America’s Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and their role in providing quality health care for the public.”

Channels: Healthcare, Nursing, Pharmaceuticals,

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25-Jan-2020 6:00 AM EST
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Newswise: NSF Career Grant recipient advances physics research, outreach efforts at Mississippi State

NSF Career Grant recipient advances physics research, outreach efforts at Mississippi State

Mississippi State University

With help from a prestigious National Science Foundation Career Grant, a Mississippi State faculty member is working to advance his nuclear physics research and provide a new summer school experience for Mississippi students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Channels: Autism, Children's Health, Education, Nuclear Physics, Physics,

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24-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST
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Newswise: UCI researchers identify a connection between early life adversity and opioid addiction

UCI researchers identify a connection between early life adversity and opioid addiction

University of California, Irvine

Individuals with a history of early life adversity (ELA) are disproportionately prone to opioid addiction. A new UCI-led study reveals why. Published in Molecular Psychiatry, the study titled, “On the early life origins of vulnerability to opioid addiction,” examines how early adversities interact with factors such as increased access to opioids to directly influence brain development and function, causing a higher potential for opioid addiction.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Genetics, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, Neuro, Staff Picks,

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24-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST
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‘Jumping genes’ help stabilize DNA folding patterns

Washington University in St. Louis

The DNA molecule inside the nucleus of any human cell is more than six feet long. To fit into such a small space, it must fold into precise loops that also govern how genes are turned on or off. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that "jumping genes" play a surprising role in stabilizing the 3D folding patterns of the DNA molecule inside the cell’s nucleus.

Channels: All Journal News, Blood, Cell Biology, Genetics, National Institutes of Health (NIH),

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24-Jan-2020 2:10 PM EST
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