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Herpes Simplex Virus 2, vaccine candidates, PLoS Pathogens

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Bill to Protect Sports Providers Crossing State Lines Moves to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill on Jan. 9 that would protect sports medicine professionals, including doctors of chiropractic (DCs), by ensuring their malpractice insurance is valid when they travel with teams across state lines. The legislation, H.R. 302, now moves to the Senate for consideration.

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UAH Lab Uses Predictive Analysis to Determine Electrical Insulator Failures

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A new laboratory dedicated to predictive failure testing of electrical insulators used by utilities, electrical component manufacturers, aerospace firms and NASA is now open in the Engineering Building at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).

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GeoVax to Collaborate with Georgia State on Development of Hepatitis B Therapeutic Vaccine

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The Georgia State University Research Foundation has entered into a research collaboration agreement with GeoVax Labs, Inc., a Georgia-based biotechnology company developing human vaccines, to advance development of a therapeutic vaccine for treatment of chronic Hepatitis B infections.

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Genome Sequencing, Newborn Screening Programs

Are You Ready to Explore Baby’s Genome?

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A national consortium of clinical geneticists is studying the ins and outs of potentially using genome sequencing for newborn health screenings and beyond.

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New Tool Can Help Policymakers Prioritize Information Needs for Synthetic Biology Tech

New technologies are developed at a rapid pace, often reaching the market before policymakers can determine how they should be governed. Now researchers have developed a model that can be used to assess emerging synthetic biology products to determine what needs to be done to inform future policies.

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Penn Medicine Launches First Apple ResearchKit App for Sarcoidosis Patients

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Penn Medicine today launched its first Apple ResearchKit app, focused on patients with sarcoidosis, an inflammatory condition that can affect the lungs, skin, eyes, heart, brain, and other organs. The effort marks Penn’s first time using modules from Apple’s ResearchKit framework, as part of the institution’s focus on mobile health and innovative research strategies.

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Unseen Role of the First Lady Is Why the Position Remains Important Today, Says ISU Professor

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First ladies are often defined by the causes they champion, but they also play a vital role the public rarely sees, says Stacy Cordery, an expert on first families and a professor of history at Iowa State University. That behind-the-scenes role is why Cordery says the position is still important.

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Trump's Unpredictability Signals a Shift From the Norm for Inaugural Addresses

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WVU Researcher Uncovers Influence of Microorganisms on Soil Carbon Storage

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West Virginia University researcher is uncovering critical information about tiny organisms under our feet, which although small, can have a huge impact on the environment.

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Image Release: ALMA Reveals Sun in New Light

New images from ALMA reveal stunning details of our Sun, including the dark, contorted center of an evolving sunspot nearly twice the diameter of the Earth.

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More with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders Have Health Insurance

Significantly more people with mental illness and substance use disorders had insurance coverage in 2014 due to the expansion of health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but many barriers to treatment remain, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.

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Experts Available: What Type of Inauguration Speech Will Donald Trump Deliver?

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Religious Involvement Lessens Likelihood of Owning a Handgun

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Americans who are more involved in religious congregations are less likely to own handguns, according to a new study by Wake Forest University sociologist David Yamane.

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Parents Struggle with When to Keep Kids Home Sick From School; Experts on Peanut Allergies Weigh In on New Guidelines; A Better Way to Test for Jaundice, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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UF/IFAS Celebrates Arbor Day with Research, Extension Activities, Including Tree Giveaways

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“Arbor Day is a great time for everyone to be reminded of the importance of trees and forests in their everyday lives and to contribute to the approximately 70 million trees that are planted each year in Florida for reforestation,” said Tim Martin, professor and co-interim director of the UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation.

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Personalized Treatment for Those in Blood Pressure ‘Gray Zone’

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Using data from a national study, Johns Hopkins researchers determined that using heart CT scans can help personalize treatment in patients whose blood pressure falls in the gray zone of just above normal or mild high blood pressure.

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Tigers Could Roam Again in Central Asia, Scientists Say

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Caspian tigers, some of the largest cats that ever lived, roamed through much of Central Asia before they were designated as extinct in the middle of the 20th century. But there is a chance that tigers — using a subspecies that is nearly identical, genetically, to the Caspian — could be restored to Central Asia.







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