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8 hrs ago | Reuters

Shift work linked to greater diabetes risk

People who work night shifts, or constantly changing shifts are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to non-shift workers, suggests a new analysis of previous studies.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Medicine, World News, China, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

13 hrs ago | HON

Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots

Aspirin may offer an alternative for people who've had blood clots in the deep veins of the legs and can't tolerate long-term use of blood thinners, according to Australian researchers.


Related Topix: Health, Circulation, Medicine, Australia, World News, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Cardiology

17 hrs ago | Deseret News

Take away the TV, increase your sixth-grader's emotional intelligence

Preteens who turned off the TV and stepped away from other screens for a few days were much better at reading other people's emotions, according to a new study.


19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Does shaking hands with your doctor spread disease?

Stacey Hoffman always watches the doctor's hands. At a recent appointment, she studied her family physician as he squirted sanitizer into his palms.


Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, Nursing

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cavalier Daily

University Librarian Wittenborg to retire in December

University Librarian Karin Wittenborg will retire at the end of the semester. The decision, announced last week, comes after more than two decades of Wittenborg's work for the University library system.


Related Topix: Libraries, Virginia


NSF Creates Regional Innovation Center Headquartered in Los Angeles

The National Science Foundation announced today that it will provide a multi-million dollar grant to create a hub of innovation that unites public and private institutions throughout Southern California, headquartered at and administered by the University of Southern California, the California Institute of Technology , and the University of ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Southern California, California Institute of Technology

Lori Anderson: Hooked on fish

I wonder if viewers who survived the transfer from BBC's Newsnight Scotland to Scotland 2014 have picked up on the subtle difference I've spotted.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood


Ten-Hut! Why Soldiers March in Unison

From North Korea to the United States, militaries display their strength with synchronized parades.


Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds

People who take part in clinical trials of new heart disease treatments are generally younger and healthier than the typical heart patient, a new study confirms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology

NSF To Create Innovation Center In LA

The National Science Foundation is planning to create a new, innovation center in Los Angeles, in conjunction with the University of Southern California , the California Institute of Technology , and the University of California Los Angeles , the NSF said this morning.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, California Institute of Technology

Community Advocate Newspaper

WCLT awards scholarships for Earth Day essays

The Westborough Community Land Trust announced that it has awarded two scholarships and one honorable mention to Westborough High School seniors of the Class of 2014.


Related Topix: Westborough, MA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Future smartphones may monitor health by using blood, speech

David Erickson, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Cornell University, who will receive 3 million dollars from National Science Foundation grant over five years to adapt, aims to deploy three systems that can have an immediate impact on personal healthcare: a Stress-Phone for long term stress management, a Nutri-Phone for ... (more)


Related Topix: Cornell University


Apolipoprotein A-I Mimetic Peptide 4F Rescues Pulmonary Hypertension...

From the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Molecular Medicine , Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology , Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine , Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology , and Cardiovascular Research Laboratories , David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California-Los Angeles; and Pulmonary ... (more)


Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, Pharmacology


Morphology of Susceptibility Vessel Sign Predicts Middle Cerebral...

From the Department of Neurology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China ; Department of Neurology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China ; and University of California-Los Angeles Stroke Center .


Related Topix: World News, Asia, China

Pharmaceutical Processing

U.S. Army Funds Phase II Clinical Trial for the Treatment of PTSD

NeuroSigma, Inc., a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive MonarchT eTNST System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that the U.S. Department of the Army, through the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, has funded a Phase II clinical trial at ... (more)


Related Topix: US Army, US Military

The Daily Caller

Still MORE Proof Racism Is Totally EVERYWHERE All The Time

In November 2013, a public elementary school principal in Portland, Ore. deemed peanut butter and jelly sandwiches racist.


Related Topix: Education Etc., US News, Conservative Political News


Longhand vs. laptop: Note-taking 101

It's that time of year again: back to school shopping season. The school supplies flyers are out and lists are ready to be checked off.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Princeton University, Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Kids losing social skills due to smartphones

Children are losing their social skills because they spend too long on their smartphones and computers, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Reason Magazine

No, Rhode Island Didn't 'Accidently' Decriminalize Prostitution

In the life of any person who regards herself as principled, there come times when those principles seem to conflict with one's goals; at that point, one is forced to decide whether the principles supersede the goals or the ends justify the means.


Related Topix: Baylor University, US Politics, US News

Silicon Alley Insider

Why Housing All Across LA Costs So Much

The San Gabriel Mountains are seen in the background during cloud cover over the Los Angeles skyline on January 26, 2013.


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, California, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance