The Elimination Diet for Skin

When Jodie Naglie moved back into her parents’ home in Orange County, Calif., to quarantine last spring, the first thing she did was upgrade her skin-care collection. Newly flush with cash after giving up a San Francisco apartment, Ms. Naglie, 27, an account manager at an advertising agency, could finally afford the products recommended by…

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Media alert–forthcoming reviews from RAPID REVIEWS:COVID-19

CAMBRIDGE, MA – October 22, 2020—Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 (RR:C19), an open-access overlay journal published by the MIT Press that accelerates peer review of COVID-19-related research preprints, is currently soliciting reviews of the following COVID-19 preprints. These preprints have been selected for review because they have the potential to enhance our understanding of SARS-CoV-2 or have…

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USC leads massive new artificial intelligence study of Alzheimer’s

A massive problem like Alzheimer’s disease –which affects nearly 50 million people worldwide–requires bold solutions. New funding expected to total $17.8 million, awarded to USC’s Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging Informatics Institute and its collaborators, is one key piece of that puzzle. The five-year National Institutes of Health-funded effort, “Ultrascale Machine Learning to Empower Discovery…

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Coronavirus mutations show early safety measures and restrictions limited viral spread

The coronavirus, responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, has one official name–SARS-CoV-2. But according to virologists, mutations lead to hundreds of genetically-distinct versions of the virus. Scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have used these viral signatures to reveal transmission patterns, which show the effectiveness of early safety measure policies. Scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles…

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$100 Million NIH grant awarded for study of Alzheimer’s in adults with Down Syndrome

Irvine, Calif. – Oct. 22, 2020 – The Alzheimer’s Biomarkers Consortium – Down Syndrome (ABC-DS), a multi-institution research team, co-led by members from the University of California, Irvine, has been awarded an unprecedented five-year, $109 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to expand research on the biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease in adults…

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