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A Penetrable Fabric, Like Toilet Paper, Affects a Projectile’s Big Splash

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Experts in fluid dynamics and kids jumping into a pool both know that an object falling into a liquid makes a splash. A new study finds that a single layer of a penetrable fabric – in this case, toilet paper – causes a wettable ball to make an especially tall splash, but additional layers can stop the splash entirely.

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Dermatologists’ Tips for Applying Scalp Medications

American Academy of Dermatology

According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, scalp conditions, such as alopecia areata, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis, are very common. In fact, researchers estimate that at least half of the people who have plaque psoriasis have it on their scalp. Fortunately, patients can improve their conditions using topical medications prescribed by their dermatologist. While these medications can come in many forms, including shampoos, lotions, sprays and oils, the most popular are solutions, which are liquid-based, and foams.

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U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Hospitals Honor Roll’: Mayo Clinic No. 1 in Phoenix and Arizona

Mayo Clinic

PHOENIX ─ Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona is again ranked No. 1 in Arizona and the Phoenix metro area, and No. 11 nationally by U.S. News & World Report. This marks the second time Mayo Clinic has been recognized with two hospitals on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals Honor Roll," which includes the top 20 hospitals in the nation. Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota, ranked No. 1 nationally. The results were announced today on the U.S. News & World Report web site.

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Mayo Clinic Ranked No. 1 Hospital Nationwide by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic was named the best hospital in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 29th annual "Best Hospitals Honor Roll" published online on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Mayo Clinic also ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the country.

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Mayo Clinic Ranked No. 1 Hospital in Florida by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — For the third consecutive year, Mayo Clinic has been named the best hospital in Florida and the Jacksonville metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings published on Tuesday, Aug. 14, on the U.S. News & World Report website.

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Article ID: 698835

When it Comes to Regrowing Tails, Neural Stem Cells Are the Key

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

It’s a longstanding mystery why salamanders can perfectly regenerate their tails whereas lizard tails grow back all wrong. By transplanting neural stem cells between species, Pitt researchers have discovered that the lizard’s native stem cells are the primary factor hampering tail regeneration.

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Better Conditioning, Pitching Mechanics Key to Fewer Youth Pitching Elbow Injuries

Henry Ford Health System

Young baseball pitchers can reduce their risk for elbow injuries with better conditioning and throwing mechanics. That’s the takeaway of a pair of recent research studies conducted by sports medicine orthopedic researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

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Why zebrafish (almost) always have stripes

Ohio State University

A mathematical model helps explain the key role that one pigment cell plays in making sure each stripe on a zebrafish ends up exactly where it belongs.

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Mount Sinai Receives $4 Million Grant to Study Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids for Sickle Cell Treatment

Mount Sinai Health System

The Departments of Emergency Medicine and Hematology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have been awarded a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health toward further study of inhaled corticosteroids to treat sickle cell disease (SCD) in individuals who do not have asthma.

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