Vittorio Gallo, Ph.D., inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha

IMAGE: This is Vittorio Gallo, Ph.D., Chief Research Officer at Children’s National view more  Credit: Children’s National Vittorio Gallo, Ph.D., Chief Research Officer at Children’s National, was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA), a national medical honor society that since 1902 has recognized excellence, leadership and research in the medical profession. “I think it’s great to…

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Does pornography use affect heterosexual women’s intimate experiences with a partner?

IMAGE: Journal of Women’s Health is a core multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the diseases and conditions that hold greater risk for or are more prevalent among women, as well as diseases… view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, June 12, 2019–A new study has shown that the relationship between pornography and intimate…

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Penn researchers influence CDC’s clarification on prescribing opioids for cancer pain

IMAGE: Penn Nursing’s Salimah H. Meghani, PhD, MBE, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing & Term Chair of Palliative Care; Associate Director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health; and… view more  PHILADELPHIA (June 12, 2019) – To reduce the number of people who may misuse, abuse, or overdose from opioids, multiple national agencies including…

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Adults with sleep apnea are more likely to experience involuntary job loss

SAN ANTONIO – Recently unemployed people with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea have a higher risk of having lost a job multiple times, according to preliminary results from a new study. Results show that individuals with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea were more likely to have experienced multiple involuntary job losses. Compared to participants who did not…

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The Wikipedia gender gap

Wikipedia is one of the most successful online communities in history, yet it struggles to attract and retain editors who are women — another example of the gender gap online. In a recent University of Washington study, researchers interviewed women “Wikipedians” to examine the lack of female and non-binary editors in Wikipedia. The team identified…

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