advertisement

Thinking outside the box Seeing clearer and deeper into live organs

Scientists using a unique approach have developed a new biomedical imaging contrast agent. They say the breakthrough overcomes a major challenge to 'seeing' deeper into live tissue, and opens the way for significant improvements in optical imaging technology.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190520115651.htm

Benralizumab not effective reducing exacerbations in moderate to very severe COPD

New research shows that the asthma drug benralizumab failed to decrease annual COPD exacerbation rates for patients with moderate to very severe COPD, a history of frequent moderate and/or severe exacerbations, and eosinophilic inflammation.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190520115639.htm

Good leadership and values key to staff satisfaction

Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed almost 298,000 online review ratings by employees for 11,975 firms in the US to find the key elements of job satisfaction and employee turnover in high-contact services.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190520103606.htm

Boys Are Still More Likely To Take Their Own Lives But Girls Are Steadily Narrowing That Gap

Among people in the U.S. ages 10 to 19, suicide has become a leading cause of death. “We want to look at treatments, look at interventions and really take into account the unique needs of girls versus boys," said Donna Ruch, a research scientist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Read more: https://khn.org/morning-breakout/boys-are-still-more-likely-to-take-their-own-lives-but-girls-are-steadily-narrowing-that-gap/

National Weather

Click on map for forecast