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  1. Astronomers unveil growing black holes in colliding galaxiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: These images reveal the final stage of unions between pairs of galactic nuclei in the messy cores of colliding galaxies. The image at top left, taken by Hubble's Wide Field Camera... view Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Koss ; W. M. Keck Observatory; Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System Peering through thick walls of gas and dust surrounding the messy cores of merging galaxies, astronomers are getting their best view yet of close pairs of supermassive black holes as they march toward coalescence into mega black holes.

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  2. Oncologists' LGBT-related knowledge & practices improved after cultural competency trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    An interactive online LGBT cultural competency training program for oncologists may be acceptable, feasible, and improve LGBT-related knowledge and clinical practices, according to preliminary results of a pilot study of oncologists in Florida to be presented at the 11th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held here Nov. 2-5. The training program was developed via an interdisciplinary collaboration between investigators at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami; the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa; and the University of Florida Cancer Center in Gainesville.

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  3. Widely used mosquito repellent proves lethal to larval salamandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    Insect repellents containing picaridin can be lethal to salamanders. So reports a new study published today in Biology Letters that investigated how exposure to two common insect repellents influenced the survival of aquatic salamander and mosquito larvae.

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  4. Most Americans underestimate minorities' environmental concerns -- even minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    A new study shows most Americans underestimate just how concerned minorities and lower-income people are about environmental threats, including members of those groups. These misperceptions contradict significant research that shows racial and ethnic minorities and the poor are consistently among the most worried about environmental challenges, said co-author Jonathon Schuldt, associate professor of communication at Cornell University.

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  5. Intravascular ultrasound-guided percutaneous coronary intervention: An updated reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    Common practice dictates the performance of percutaneous coronary intervention under conventional angiographic guidance. With studies suggesting the high incidence of intraobserver variability, especially in angiographic borderline lesions, new modalities such as intravascular ultrasound guidance during percutaneous coronary intervention have surfaced.

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  6. Researchers find potential new gene therapy for blinding diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Gene therapy adeno-associated viral vector includes sequences that encode both the shRNA knockdown element and the replacement rhodopsin protein. view Scientists funded by the National Eye Institute report a novel gene therapy that halts vision loss in a canine model of a blinding condition called autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa .

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  7. Long-term efficacy of AAV5-based gene therapy to treat day blind sheep with achromatopsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    A study of a large animal model of achromatopsia caused by a mutation in the CNGA3 gene that was treated with a single injection of CNGA3 gene therapy delivered using an AAV5 vector revealed findings reported long-term follow-up findings that show promise for the efficacy and safety of this therapeutic approach. The results demonstrated significant improvement in cone function and no abnormalities in the treated eyes for up to six years following delivery of the CNGA3 transgene, as reported in an article published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.

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  8. Hollow trees host massive moth slumber partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    Unlike social insects such as bees and ants, moths are generally loners. So, when Florida Museum of Natural History lepidopterist Andrei Sourakov spotted a dozen glossy black Idia moths inside a hollow tree, he made a mental note.

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  9. Wait, just a second, is your doctor listening?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    On average, patients get about 11 seconds to explain the reasons for their visit before they are interrupted by their doctors. Also, only one in three doctors provides their patients with adequate opportunity to describe their situation.

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  10. The adult ventricular septum; a unique portion of the left and right ventricleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications ; DOI: 10.15212/CVIA.2017.0023, C. Richard Conti and John W. Petersen from the University of Florida Medical School, Gainesville, FL, USA consider the adult ventricular septum. The ventricular septum is a unique structure that contributes to the performance of both the right and left ventricles.

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  11. Heart transplantation for adult CHD: Overview and special considerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications ; DOI: 10.15212/CVIA.2017.0043, Dipankar Gupta, Jana Reid, Diego Moguillansky, Renata Shih, Mark S. Bleiweis, Frederick J. Fricker and Biagio A. Pietra from the Congenital Heart Center, Department of Pediatrics, UF Health Shands Children's Hospital, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA consider how with improvements in surgical and medical management, the number of patients with congenital heart disease reaching adulthood has increased over the last decade. Success in the management of congenital heart disease in the young is leading to an increasing number of heart transplants in adults with CHD.

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  12. Atrial arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation in congenital heart...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications ; DOI: 10.15212/CVIA.2017.0053, Jerold S. Shinbane and Philip M. Chang from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA and the Congenital Heart Center, Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA consider atrial arrhythmias in congenital heart disease. Atrial arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, in the setting of congenital heart disease are epidemiologically and mechanistically different from those encountered in the general population.

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  13. Pulmonary arterial hypertension medical management of the adult patient with CHDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications ; DOI 10.15212/CVIA.2017.0038), Ali Ataya, Julian Chung, Jessica Cope and Hassan Alnuaimat from Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, and Department of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA consider how congenital heart disease -associated pulmonary arterial hypertension includes a heterogeneous patient population that can be characterized by the underlying cardiac malformation. CHD-associated PAH has an estimated prevalence of 5-10% in adult patients, with an increasing number of patients surviving to adulthood because of advances in the surgical management and the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension -targeted pharmacotherapy.

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  14. The surgical management of Ebstein anomalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications ; DOI 10.15212/CVIA.2017.0052, Karl M. Reyes, Eric I-Hun Jeng, Susan Cooke, David Hall and Mark S. Bleiweis from the Congenital Heart Center and the Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States consider the surgical management of Ebstein Anomaly. Among all congenital heart diseases, Ebstein anomaly is the lesion with the widest spectrum of presentation.

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  15. His bundle pacing: rebirth of an important technique for pacing the intrinsic conduction systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications ; DOI: 10.15212/CVIA.2017.0030, Michael R. Kaufmann, Matthew S. McKillop, Thomas A. Burkart, Mark Panna, William M. Miles and C. Richard Conti from the Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA consider His bundle pacing; an important technique for pacing the intrinsic conduction system. Permanent pacemaker implant is a commonly performed cardiac procedure for treatment of bradycardia or conduction system abnormality.

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  16. Special issue of the Journal of Dairy Science highlights advances in silage researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    Silage is the fermented and acidic stored feed from agricultural crops routinely fed on dairy and livestock farms worldwide. In the United States, corn silage production increased by approximately 33 percent between 1982 and 2012, and 2.61 million hectares are currently used for corn silage production.

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  17. Researchers find existing drug effective at preventing onset of type 1 diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes in up to 60 percent of those at risk for the disease, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Florida in Gainesville. "This is the first personalized treatment for type 1 diabetes prevention," said Aaron Michels, MD, a researcher at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes and associate professor of medicine at CU Anschutz.

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  18. Researchers use wild rice to predict health of Minnesota lakes and streamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    By studying wild rice in lakes and streams, a team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has discovered that sulfate in waterways is converted into toxic levels of sulfide and increases other harmful elements. This includes methylmercury, the only form of mercury that contaminates fish.

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  19. Gene delivery of drugs directly into arthritic joints is making the leap to patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    Localized gene delivery to diseased joints to achieve sustained drug production at the site of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis is gaining momentum, with clinical trials underway in the U.S. and the first arthritis gene therapy recently approved in Korea. A detailed review of current trends in the field, gene delivery strategies, and ongoing clinical trials and product development are presented in an article published in Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers .

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  20. Pediatric physician-scientists struggle for fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Reduced federal funding for pediatric physician-scientists is a concern highlighted in a new study co-authored by Misty Good, MD, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine... view For young physician-scientists, obtaining research funding from the National Institutes of Health can be a springboard to significant contributions to medicine and further professional opportunities. A lack of funding, meanwhile, can stall possible discoveries and short-circuit the careers of young scientists.

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