Walter Reichman named SIOP Fellow

Walter Reichman, Ed.D has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Reichman was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational psychology addresses the full range of human interactions in organizational settings. Members of the profession may…

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AI-powered shoes unlock the secrets of your sole

Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed an AI-powered, smart insole that instantly turns any shoe into a portable gait-analysis laboratory. The work, reported in January 2020 issue of IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, could benefit clinical researchers by providing a new way to precisely measure walking function in patients with…

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Kaiser Permanente finds weight loss lasts long after surgery

Weight loss was maintained better after gastric bypass than after sleeve gastrectomy in large study of diverse patients in Washington and California. SEATTLE — People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery maintained significantly more weight loss at 5 years than those who did not have surgery according to a Kaiser Permanente study published March…

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Scientists proposed a way of producing water-soluble fullerene compounds for medicine

Scientists from the Skoltech Center for Energy Science and Technology (CEST) and the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences in collaboration with researchers from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) developed a single-step method to obtain water-soluble fullerene compounds with remarkable biological properties, such as the ability to effectively suppress…

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Bentham Science announces an important new journal, ‘Coronaviruses’

Bentham Science announces a new journal, «Coronaviruses» to cover the latest research on coronaviruses, related outbreak and the methods employed to treat coronavirus infections. Every article in the first volume of the journal will be published as Open Access (Free-to-download). Coronaviruses will publish original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews and guest edited thematic issues on all…

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The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has a natural origin, scientists say

The novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that emerged in the city of Wuhan, China, last year and has since caused a large scale COVID-19 epidemic and spread to more than 70 other countries is the product of natural evolution, according to findings published today in the journal Nature Medicine. The analysis of public genome sequence data from…

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Genetic signature may identify mothers at risk for preeclampsia

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a genetic signature combining certain maternal and fetal gene variants that are associated with a higher risk of preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication resulting from sudden elevation in blood pressure that may lead to maternal organ dysfunction and fetal growth restriction. If the condition is not…

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Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage Globally

Here’s what you need to know: Video transcript Back transcript ‘Every One of Us Has a Critical Role’: Trump Releases New Coronavirus Guidelines President Trump and leading health officials are now recommending closing more schools, avoiding groups of more than 10, discretionary travel, bars and restaurants. This afternoon we’re announcing new guidelines for every American…

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Welcome to Marriage During the Coronavirus

Perhaps a week ago, I wandered downstairs, laptop in hand, to show my husband an extremely dire Twitter thread from an Italian doctor. It had been translated into English and was rapidly going viral. He took one look, gave me an exfoliating stare, and handed the computer back to me. The thread was 20 parts…

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