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By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Study finds increase in peritoneal dialysis use in the U.S. after Medicare payment reform

More US patients with kidney failure started, stayed on, and switched to peritoneal dialysis following a payment policy implemented in 2011 by Medicare. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN, More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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New study aims to improve health equity in New Jersey

Residents of two Trenton ZIP codes can expect to live to about 74 years old on average, but in neighboring communities within a 13-mile radius, life expectancies can be more than a decade longer. Such striking More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Groundbreaking cohesin study describes the molecular motor that folds the genome

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New insights into the process of DNA looping have changed old perspectives about how the genome is organized within cells. Discoveries by IMP researchers More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Study underscores the influence of sensory processing in multiple sclerosis

A team of researchers published new findings about the role of sensory processing and disease characteristics in the functional status of individuals with multiple sclerosis. This is one of the first studies More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Researchers study the effects of hyperoxia on the lung development of germ-free newborn mice

Charitharth Vivek Lal, M.D., and University of Alabama at Birmingham colleagues have used a novel and first-of-its-kind newborn mouse model to study the effect of high oxygen concentrations, or hyperoxia, on More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Study finds postpartum women are getting prescribed more narcotics than needed

New University of Minnesota Medical School research finds postpartum women are generally getting prescribed more narcotics than they need. The study, co-authored by Cresta Jones, MD, FACOG, who is an associate More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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‘Dream team’ to study ice loss on Greenland glacier to better forecast rising oceans

Researchers monitor ice from above the Helheim Glacier in Greenland. Credit: Adam LeWinter, USACE CRREL Last month a new projection of sea-level rise by the year 2050 spurred More...

By admin On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Study establishes how some songs sound ‘right’ in different social contexts, all over the world

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Nearly 200 years ago, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow asserted “Music is the universal language of mankind.” Today, scientists at Harvard have More...

By admin On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Study offers first large-sample evidence of the effect of ethics training on financial sector behavior

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Can ethics be taught? New research suggests yes, offering the first large-sample study on how rules and ethics training affects behavior and employment More...

By admin On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Study uncovers new Alzheimer’s risk gene

A new paper in the Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology finds a gene that may help explain a large part of the genetic risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Late-onset Alzheimer’s More...