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Promega's complete workflow quickly provides a snapshot of community-wide infection rates using wastewater samples

A complete workflow developed by Promega Corporation enables wastewater testing laboratories, including public health organizations, to quickly assess the health of entire communities from a single sample. The Maxwell® RSC Enviro Total Nucleic Acid Kit and Wizard® Enviro Total Nucleic Acid Kit join a growing portfolio of products that support wastewater surveillance to monitor the […]

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Reduced ambulatory function in cancer survivors associated with increased risk of death

Bottom Line: Cancer survivors had a greater risk of reduced ambulatory function, which was associated with an increased risk of death. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research Author: Elizabeth Salerno, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of surgery at Washington University School […]

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Cincinnati Children's scientists receive grant to advance research on air pollution and mental health

Scientists at Cincinnati Children's just received a 5-year grant totaling $5.3 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to advance research into the relationship between air pollution and mental health in children and adolescents. The grant will enable the scientists to conduct new air pollution exposure studies and analyze its impact on […]

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Could a diet high in carbohydrates increase your risk of heart disease?

Thought LeadersDr. Mahshid DehghanInvestigator, Nutrition Epidemiology ProgramMcMaster University In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Dr. Mahshid Dehghan about her latest research into diet, and how a diet high in carbohydrates could increase your risk of heart disease. What provoked your research into diets? Diet is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular […]