ISE — Ongoing support for the scientific research community in the global effort to contain COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic is having a huge impact on people across the globe and in these unprecedented times we consider it more important than ever that we continue to support the publication of relevant and timely research. The ISE team are committed to eliminating the communication barriers in academic publishing so that research can…

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BrainHealth Research advances understanding of differences in effects of cannabis use

DALLAS (May 15, 2020) – Researchers at Center for BrainHealth®, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, recently published findings underscoring differences between men and women’s craving or desire to consume cannabis when exposed to a specific situation. By examining differences in neural (physical) and subjective (behavioral) craving responses, and measuring the relative contributions…

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JHU researchers to use machine learning to predict heart damage in COVID-19 victims

Johns Hopkins researchers recently received a $195,000 Rapid Response Research grant from the National Science Foundation to, using machine learning, identify which COVID-19 patients are at risk of adverse cardiac events such as heart failure, sustained abnormal heartbeats, heart attacks, cardiogenic shock and death. Increasing evidence of COVID-19’s negative impacts on the cardiovascular system highlights…

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Announcing Nutrition 2020 live online

Journalists and bloggers are invited to attend NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE, a dynamic virtual event showcasing new research findings and timely discussions on food and nutrition. The online meeting will be held June 1-4, 2020. NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE is hosted by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), the preeminent professional organization for nutrition research…

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Nigerian Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights Emerging Threat in Africa: Live Coverage

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA mobile testing laboratory in Kano, Nigeria, where results can take two weeks to come through. Doctors awaiting their test results cannot work. People in quarantine cannot leave.Credit…Sipa, via Associated Press An outbreak in Nigeria is just one of Africa’s alarming hot spots. The coronavirus has been relatively slow to…

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