HEALTH: Cardiologists Share Tips to Improve Life With Peripheral Arterial Disease
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HEALTH: Cardiologists Share Tips to Improve Life With Peripheral Arterial Disease

Can you walk more? This may not be the question you want to hear if you have a blood vessel condition called peripheral arterial disease or PAD. Even walking short distances, as you likely know, may cause your legs to cramp up. But doctors say that if you push yourself to move more often and…

FRONT Page: UTSW-Led Study Identifies New Imaging Markers That Predict Antidepressant Responses
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FRONT Page: UTSW-Led Study Identifies New Imaging Markers That Predict Antidepressant Responses

Newswise — The outcome predictive models were developed in part using data from a large multi-center National Institute of Mental Health-funded study and published in the journal Biological Psychiatry. The findings provide strong evidence that the current trial-and-error approach used in clinical practice for the selection of the right antidepressant can be replaced with this new precision medicine…

FRONT PAGES: ORNL Scientists Use Digital Esophagus
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FRONT PAGES: ORNL Scientists Use Digital Esophagus

Newswise — A team including researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a digital tool to better monitor a condition known as Barrett’s esophagus, which affects more than 3 million people in the United States. Barrett’s occurs when the mucosal lining of the lower esophagus deteriorates, altering its cellular structure,…

BUSINESS: Intensity Therapeutics Reports Promising Overall Survivability Results Using INT230-6 In Monotherapy Or In Combination With Pembrolizumab Or Ipilimumab To Treat Solid Tumors At The Society For Immunotherapy Of Cancer’s 36th Annual Meeting
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BUSINESS: Intensity Therapeutics Reports Promising Overall Survivability Results Using INT230-6 In Monotherapy Or In Combination With Pembrolizumab Or Ipilimumab To Treat Solid Tumors At The Society For Immunotherapy Of Cancer’s 36th Annual Meeting

WESTPORT, Conn., Nov. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Intensity Therapeutics, Inc. (“Intensity”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of proprietary immune-based intratumoral cancer therapies designed to kill tumors and increase immune system recognition of cancers, today announced the Company made two presentations on novel lead asset, INT230-6, at the Society for Immunotherapy…

SCIENCE NEWS: Is civics education a ‘right’? The theory is tested in Rhode Island.
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SCIENCE NEWS: Is civics education a ‘right’? The theory is tested in Rhode Island.

SCIENCE NEWS: Ahmed Sesay has never taken a civics class. He had to learn how to vote and pay taxes to graduate from a high school in 2019, in Providence, Rhode Island. “Civics shouldn’t be an elective,” states Mr. Sesay. He is a plaintiff in a lawsuit arguing that students have a constitutional rights to…

BUSINESS: PMV Pharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results And Corporate Highlights
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BUSINESS: PMV Pharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results And Corporate Highlights

November 12, 2021 07:15 ET | Source: PMV Pharmaceuticals, Inc. CRANBURY, N.J., Nov. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PMV Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PMVP), a clinical-stage oncology company pioneering the discovery and development of small molecule therapies designed to activate p53 function, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021 and provided…

FRONT PAGES: Adults And Children Equally At Risk Of Coronavirus Infection. But Children Are Less Likely To Become Ill
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FRONT PAGES: Adults And Children Equally At Risk Of Coronavirus Infection. But Children Are Less Likely To Become Ill

Newswise — New research addresses the misconception that children are less susceptible to infection with the new coronavirus. According to a recent report in JAMA Pediatrics, children and adults have similar risks of becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2, but a much larger proportion of infected children do not show symptoms of COVID-19. When one household member…

FRONT PAGE: Research Delivers Hope For Epilepsy Patients
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FRONT PAGE: Research Delivers Hope For Epilepsy Patients

Newswise — New Brunswick, N.J. (October 28, 2021) – Combining electroencephalogram (EEG) data with clinical observations can help doctors to better determine whether generalized epilepsy patients will respond to treatment, according to a study led by Rutgers researchers.The study, which was published this week in Epilepsia, the Official Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy,…

EUROPE BUSINESS: IMPACT Trial: Roche’s CINtec PLUS Cytology Shows Higher Sensitivity In Detecting Cervical Pre-Cancers In HPV-Positive Women Compared To Pap Cytology
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EUROPE BUSINESS: IMPACT Trial: Roche’s CINtec PLUS Cytology Shows Higher Sensitivity In Detecting Cervical Pre-Cancers In HPV-Positive Women Compared To Pap Cytology

IMPACT trial: Roche’s CINtec PLUS Cytology shows higher sensitivity in detecting cervical pre-cancers in HPV-positive women compared to Pap cytology Every year, over 604,000 women worldwide are diagnosed with cervical cancer and approximately 342,000 die from this preventable disease, caused by Infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV). As recently published in the International Journal of Cancer, the…

PUBLIC POLICY – Meet ProPublica’s Emerging Journalists For The 2021 School Years
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PUBLIC POLICY – Meet ProPublica’s Emerging Journalists For The 2021 School Years

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. ProPublica’s Emerging Reporters Program seeks to increase the diversity of the investigative journalism field by providing promising students with support, training and resources to help them pursue careers in this industry. The program,…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: President Biden Announces Key Nominations
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: President Biden Announces Key Nominations

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve in key roles: Marc Nathanson, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of NorwayRandi Charno Levine, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Portuguese RepublicMonde Muyangwa, Nominee for Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Africa at…

FRONT PAGE: Researchers Use New X-Ray Technique To Conserve Henry VIII’s Favorite Warship
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FRONT PAGE: Researchers Use New X-Ray Technique To Conserve Henry VIII’s Favorite Warship

Newswise — New York, NY—October 27, 2021—A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Columbia Engineering, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), University of Sheffield, Mary Rose Trust, and the University of Copenhagen used a new X-ray technique developed by Columbia and ESRF to discover that there are zinc-containing nanoparticles lodged within the wooden hull of the Mary…

JOURNALISM: The Big Lie Might Be Bigger Than We Think
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JOURNALISM: The Big Lie Might Be Bigger Than We Think

If you spend half your day on Twitter and Facebook and the other half surfing between cable news networks, it’s easy to plunge into the bleak perception that half the country still believes the 2020 election was rigged. Donald Trump rallies and statements, you-know-who cable news stations and websites, a pillow salesman and far too…

JOURNALISM – Why Would The Wall Street Journal Make These False Claims About Trump?
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JOURNALISM – Why Would The Wall Street Journal Make These False Claims About Trump?

The Wall Street Journal is taking quite the heat — and deservedly so — for allowing Trump to push his claims of a rigged election in a letter to the editor on Wednesday. Trump was responding to an Oct. 24 Journal editorial about voting in Pennsylvania during the 2020 election. Trump wrote (and the Journal…

BUSINESS: Silo Pharma Enters Into Sponsored Research Agreement With Columbia University To Develop Psychedelic Therapeutics For Alzheimer’s Disease
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BUSINESS: Silo Pharma Enters Into Sponsored Research Agreement With Columbia University To Develop Psychedelic Therapeutics For Alzheimer’s Disease

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Silo Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: SILO), a development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the use of psychedelics as a therapeutic, today announced that it has entered into a sponsored research agreement with Columbia University pursuant to which Silo has been granted an option to license certain assets currently…

BUSINESS: Purple Appoints Jack Roddy Chief People Officer
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BUSINESS: Purple Appoints Jack Roddy Chief People Officer

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Purple Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPL) (“Purple”), a leader in comfort innovation and the creator of the renowned Purple® Mattress with its proprietary GelFlex Grid, today announced that Jack Roddy has been appointed as Chief People Officer, with responsibility for the company’s human resources, company culture, talent acquisition and…

FRONT PAGES: Rutgers Researchers Find Link To Genetic Disorders In Walking Patterns
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FRONT PAGES: Rutgers Researchers Find Link To Genetic Disorders In Walking Patterns

Newswise — Rutgers researchers have linked the genetic disorders Fragile X and SHANK3 deletion syndrome – both linked to autism and health problems – to walking patterns by examining the microscopic movements of those wearing motion-sensored sneakers.The method, published in a new study in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, detects gait problems 15 to 20…

HEALTH: Is Grit and Resilience real? What are the best ways to get them?
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HEALTH: Is Grit and Resilience real? What are the best ways to get them?

[MUSIC PLAYING] JOHN WHYTE : Hello, everybody. I am Dr. John Whyte Chief WebMD Medical Officer. The past few months have been a challenging time. I have been speaking to experts about COVID-19 The effects Part of the pandemic Get the latest news from our Daily News Show, also known as Coronavirus In context How…

FRONT PAGES: IU Study Shows The Need To Treat Both Smoking And Mental Problems Together
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FRONT PAGES: IU Study Shows The Need To Treat Both Smoking And Mental Problems Together

Newswise — Mental health problems are common among adults who smoke cigarettes and those with substance use disorders, illustrating a need for treating smoking and mental health problems together, according to a new study by Indiana University.The research, done in conjunction with other universities, found mental health problems were more than twice as common among…

RUSSIA NEWS: Russia’s greenhouse gas emissions: Satellites find, monitor methane leaks in country
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RUSSIA NEWS: Russia’s greenhouse gas emissions: Satellites find, monitor methane leaks in country

RUSSIA NEWS: On the morning of Friday, June 4, an underground gas pipeline running through the ancient state of Tatarstan sprang a leak. And not a small one. In a different era, the massive leak might have gone unnoticed. But a Washington Post photographer, using satellite imagery and tracking GPS coordinates, found a likely spot…

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