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Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
JAMA Psychiatry
Exposure therapy appears helpful in treating patients with prolonged grief
Cognitive behavioral therapy with exposure therapy, where patients relive the experience of a death of a loved one, resulted in greater reductions in measures of prolonged grief disorder than CBT alone.

Contact: Richard A Bryant
r.bryant@unsw.edu.au
The JAMA Network Journals

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
JAMA Dermatology
Online dermatologic follow-up for atopic dermatitis earns equivalent results
An online model for follow-up care of atopic dermatitis, better known as eczema, that gave patients direct access to dermatologists resulted in equivalent clinical improvement compared to patients who received traditional in-person care.

Contact: Mark Couch
mark.couch@ucdenver.edu
303-724-5377
The JAMA Network Journals

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
PLOS ONE
Hospital logs staggering 2.5 million alarms in just a month
Following the study of a hospital that logged more than 2.5 million patient monitoring alarms in just one month, researchers at University of California San Francisco have, for the first time, comprehensively defined the detailed causes as well as potential solutions for the widespread issue of alarm fatigue in hospitals.
GE Healthcare

Contact: Scott Maier
scott.maier@ucsf.edu
415-502-6397
University of California - San Francisco

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Neuron
Brain simulation raises questions
What does it mean to simulate the human brain? Why is it important to do so? And is it even possible to simulate the brain separately from the body it exists in? These questions are discussed in a new paper published in the scientific journal Neuron today.

Contact: Kathinka Evers
kathinka.evers@crb.uu.se
46-184-716-243
Uppsala University

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Nature
Two families of comets found around nearby star
The HARPS instrument at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile has been used to make the most complete census of comets around another star. Astronomers have studied nearly 500 individual comets orbiting the star Beta Pictoris and have discovered that they belong to two distinct families of exocomets: old exocomets that have made multiple passages near the star, and younger exocomets that probably came from the recent breakup of one or more larger objects.

Contact: Richard Hook
rhook@eso.org
49-893-200-6655
ESO

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
ecancermedicalscience
When heart cancer hides in the brain
The 59-year-old woman had complained of chest pain and shortness of breath. A biopsy revealed that she had an unusual type of 'heart cancer' called cardiac lymphoma. But a week after receiving treatment, the patient developed a headache and her motor skills began to deteriorate. Fortunately, doctors at the institute had seen a similar strange case just two years before.

Contact: Audrey Nailor
audrey@ecancer.org
44-117-942-0852
ecancermedicalscience

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Science Translational Medicine
Highly effective new anti-cancer drug shows few side effects in mice
A new drug, known as OTS964, can eradicate aggressive human lung cancers transplanted into mice. It inhibits the action of a protein that is overproduced by several tumor types but is rarely expressed in healthy adult tissues. Without this protein, cancer cells fail to complete the cell-division process and die.
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan, OncoTherapy Science Inc.

Contact: John Easton
john.easton@uchospitals.edu
773-795-5225
University of Chicago Medical Center

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Neurology
Can bariatric surgery lead to severe headache?
Bariatric surgery may be a risk factor for a condition that causes severe headaches, according to a study published in the Oct. 22, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Contact: Rachel Seroka
rseroka@aan.com
612-928-6129
American Academy of Neurology

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Journal of the American Heart Association
Trans fats still weighing Americans down
Americans are eating less trans and saturated fats than they were three decades ago, but they're still consuming these bad fats more than what's recommended for good cardiovascular health. Intake of healthy omega-3 fatty acid was steady over the last 30 years, but most people still don't get enough.
National Institutes of Health, NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Darcy Spitz
darcy.spitz@heart.org
212-878-5940
American Heart Association

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
New England Journal of Medicine
100 days in Michigan: U-M team releases new analysis of state's Medicaid expansion
Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows.

Contact: Kara Gavin
kegavin@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Neuron
Mathematical model shows how the brain remains stable during learning
Complex biochemical signals that coordinate fast and slow changes in neuronal networks keep the brain in balance during learning, according to an international team of scientists from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan, UC San Francisco, and Columbia University in New York.

Contact: Jens Wilkinson
jens.wilkinson@riken.jp
81-048-462-1225
RIKEN

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
PLOS ONE
Thermal receipt paper may be a potentially significant source of BPA
Thermal paper, sometimes used in cash register receipts, may be a potential source of exposure to the hormone disruptor bisphenol-A.

Contact: Kayla Graham
onepress@plos.org
PLOS

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
PLOS ONE
Camera-traps capture wild chimps' nighttime raiding activities
Wild chimpanzees living in a disturbed habitat may use innovative strategies, like foraging crops at night, to coexist with nearby human activities.

Contact: Kayla Graham
onepress@plos.org
PLOS

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
PLOS ONE
Rescued 'abandoned' penguin chicks' survival similar to colony rates
Abandoned penguin chicks that were hand-reared and returned to the wild showed a similar survival rate to their naturally reared counterparts.

Contact: Kayla Graham
onepress@plos.org
PLOS

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
PLOS ONE
Thermal paper cash register receipts account for high bisphenol A (BPA) levels in humans
Research conducted at the University of Missouri is providing the first data that BPA from thermal paper used in cash register receipts accounts for high levels of BPA in humans. Subjects studied showed a rapid increase of BPA in their blood after using a skin care product and then touching a store receipt with BPA.

Contact: Jeff Sossamon
sossamonj@missouri.edu
573-882-3346
University of Missouri-Columbia

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Trends in Parasitology
Drones help show how environmental changes affect the spread of infectious diseases
Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, can collect detailed information in real time at relatively low cost for ecological research. In a new Opinion piece published in the Cell Press journal Trends in Parasitology, experts demonstrate that drones can be used to understand how environmental factors influence the spread of infectious diseases.

Contact: Mary Beth O'Leary
moleary@cell.com
617-397-2802
Cell Press

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice
Criminologists try to solve murder mystery: Who will become a killer?
In a study of 1,354 youths charged with serious crimes, the youths charged with homicide had lower IQs and more exposure to violence.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Institute of Justice, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, William T. Grant Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, William Penn Foundation

Contact: Brittany Hoover
brittany.hoover@utdallas.edu
972-883-4357
University of Texas at Dallas

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
2014 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium
Early palliative care can cut hospital readmissions for cancer patients
Doctors at Duke University Hospital have developed a new collaborative model in cancer care that reduced the rates at which patients were sent to intensive care or readmitted to the hospital after discharge. The Duke researchers shared their findings today at the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Contact: Samiha Khanna
samiha.khanna@duke.edu
919-419-5069
Duke University Medical Center

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Technovation
UMD researchers formulate cyber protection for supply chains
The supply chain is ground zero for several recent cyber breaches. Hackers, for example, prey on vendors that have remote access to a larger company's global information technology systems, software and networks. A counter-measure, via a user-ready online portal, has been developed by researchers in the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Contact: Greg Muraski
gmuraski@rhsmith.umd.edu
301-405-5283
University of Maryland

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
NASA sees Himalayan snow from Cyclone Hudhud's remnants
When does a Tropical Cyclone drop snowfall? When it makes landfall in India and the moisture moves over the Himalayas as Cyclone Hudhud has done.
NASA

Contact: Rob Gutro
robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
NASA Webb's heart survives deep freeze test
After 116 days of being subjected to extremely frigid temperatures like that in space, the heart of the James Webb Space Telescope, the Integrated Science Instrument Module and its sensitive instruments, emerged unscathed from the thermal vacuum chamber at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
NASA

Contact: Rob Gutro
Robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
301-286-4044
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Pediatrics
New treatment resolves a hazardous airway complication in child with heart disease
In children with a heart condition, lymph can ooze into airways and dry into a caulk-like, potentially life-threatening cast. An innovative, noninvasive treatment cleared the blockage in a 6-year-old boy.

Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
Osteoporosis screening guidelines miss many younger post-menopausal women
To reduce the risk of bone fractures and associated complications, the United States Preventive Services Task force recommends that postmenopausal women aged 50 to 64 get bone mineral density screenings if their 10-year probability of suffering a is 9.3 percent or greater. But a new study finds that the United States Preventive Services Task force strategy predicted only slightly more than one-fourth of the women who went on to experience major osteoporotic fractures within 10 years.
NIH/ National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, University of California Los Angeles Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Contact: Enrique Rivero
erivero@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-2273
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Water Resources Research
This week from AGU: Rainfall and landslide risk, lava lake, winds hasten glacial melting
This week, the American Geophysical Union is publishing articles about rainfall and landslide risk, lava lakes, and how winds hasten glacial melting.

Contact: Nanci Bompey
nbompey@agu.org
202-777-7524
American Geophysical Union

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
New Horizons in Science 2014
Study shows how troubled marriage, depression history promote obesity
The double-whammy of marital hostility and a history of depression can increase the risk for obesity in adults by altering how the body processes high-fat foods, according to new research.
NIH/National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Jan Kiecolt-Glaser
Janice.Kiecolt-Glaser@osumc.edu
614-293-0549
Ohio State University

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