OU researcher developing new approach for early intervention of lupus

IMAGE: Wu, an assistant professor in the OU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is providing the first snapshot of autoantibody development in Lupus patients by developing a novel detection method. view more  Credit: University of Oklahoma A University of Oklahoma researcher, Si Wu, and collaborators from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and Indiana University, are developing…

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How shaving cream works (video)

IMAGE: Whether you rock sideburns or baby-smooth legs, all shavers share one concern — the threat of razor-sharp metal. But luckily, shaving cream packs the right chemistry to keep us looking… view more  Credit: The American Chemical Society WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2019 — Whether you rock sideburns or baby-smooth legs, all shavers share one concern —…

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KIT National Center for Efficacy Evaluation of Respiratory Disease one step further toward healthy respiratory organs

IMAGE: KIT NCER researcher is using a Visual Instillobot. Visual Instillobot is replacement test equipment for performing toxicity inhalation. view more  Credit: KIT NCER The Korea Institute of Toxicology (KIT·Chief Dr. Song, Chang-woo) National Center for Efficacy Evaluation of Respiratory Disease Product (NCER·Chief Dr. Lee, Kyu-hong) obtained on January 10 the final decision from the Ministry…

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nTIDE January 2019 Jobs Report: Job numbers hold steady for Americans with disabilities

IMAGE: Infographic compares the January 2019 economic indicators for people with and without disabilities, showing flat numbers for people with disabilities, and increases for people without disabilities. view more  Credit: Kessler Foundation East Hanover, NJ – February 1, 2019 – Economic indicators for Americans with disabilities were flat in January, while those for people without disabilities…

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Study predicts worsening of overdose crisis, limits of focusing on prescription opioids

A study from investigators at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute for Technology Assessment projects that the opioid overdose epidemic in the U.S. is likely to increase in coming years, and that measures based on restricting access to prescription opioids will have a minimal impact in reducing overdose deaths. In their report published in JAMA…

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The future of minority health and health disparities research is here

IMAGE: AJPH special issue focuses on the future of minority health and health disparities research. view more  Health disparities have persisted, despite extensive research and a decades-long mandate to eliminate them. Thus, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) led a National Institutes of Health-wide, two-year science visioning process to chart a new…

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