Teens who can describe negative emotions can stave off depression

IMAGE: The researchers found that youth who are poor at differentiating their negative emotions are more susceptible to depressive symptoms following stressful life events. Conversely, those who display high NED are… view more  Credit: Lisa Starr and Stephen Dow/University of Rochester Teenagers who can describe their negative emotions in precise and nuanced ways are better protected…

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Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative taps Joslin researchers for Human Cell Atlas project

BOSTON – (June 28, 2019 – Researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center have been selected by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) as one of 38 collaborative science teams that will launch CZI’s Seed Networks for a Human Cell Atlas projects. These collaborative groups will bring together scientists, computational biologists, software engineers, and physicians to support the continued…

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Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab earns accreditation

Aurora, Colo. (June 28, 2019) – The Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) has been granted the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission’s (IAC) Cardiovascular Catheterization accreditation for Pediatric Cardiovascular Catheterization, Complex Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Valve Interventions, and Structural Heart Interventions. According to the IAC, this accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can…

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Epidemiological review on emerging & re-emerging parasitic infectious diseases in Malaysia

Malaysia is facing many challenges caused by various parasitic pathogens. The lack of awareness among disadvantaged populations such as the Orang Asli community and the dependency on foreign workers has led to an influx of immigrants to Malaysia from countries endemic with various parasitic diseases. Amoebiasis is mainly encountered in poor rural areas in Malaysia,…

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Low-cost retinal scanner could help prevent blindness worldwide

VIDEO: Adam Wax, professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University, explains and demonstrates his new optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner that is 15 times lighter and smaller than current commercial systems… view more  DURHAM, N.C. — Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a low-cost, portable optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner that promises to bring the…

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