Imperial Valley News
Ann Arbor, Michigan - People with diabetes who rely on insulin have seen the cost of that drug triple in just a decade - even as doctors have prescribed higher doses to drive down their blood sugar levels. Meanwhile, the cost of other diabetes drugs has stayed about the same or even gone down.
Notre Dame, Indiana - A team led by Justin Crepp, the Frank M. Freimann Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Notre Dame, has discovered a rare brown dwarf, a faint object with properties in between that of a star and planet. In addition to taking its picture for the first time, Crepp’s team also determined the brown dwarf’s mass, age and composition - essential information that can be used to “benchmark” the study of these elusive objects.
Dallas, Texas - Achieving the American Heart Association’s definition of ideal cardiovascular health may also help prevent chronic kidney disease, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Dallas, Texas - Hispanics/Latinos have higher rates of cardiac dysfunction but are rarely aware they have the heart-pumping problem that can lead to heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Heart Failure.
Twenty AACR Members Selected to NCI Blue Ribbon Panel to Guide Vice President Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Initiative
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is pleased to announce that 20 AACR members, including two Past Presidents, three Fellows of the AACR Academy, and three Board of Directors members, have been selected for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Blue Ribbon Panel that will inform the scientific direction and goals under Vice President Joe Biden's national cancer initiative.
Washington, DC - A single screening question about drinking frequency in the past year could help doctors identify adolescents at risk for alcohol problems, according to a new study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health. Conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, who collaborated with a network of rural primary care practitioners, the study also supports the use of the age-based screening thresholds put forward in NIAAA’s Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner’s Guide.