Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Lab Report: ICE Arrest Surge Hits Sanctuary Cities

Cracking down: In an operation targeting sanctuary cities, ICE has arrested nearly 500 immigrants across the country over the past few days, the most in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Denver. The New York Times reports:

The operation came amid an escalating conflict between these jurisdictions and the Trump administration, which has faced several legal challenges in its efforts to mandate cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities. The arrests this week were a …

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study Shows MRIs Are Safe for Patients with Wide Variety of Pacemakers and Defibrillators

Newswise imageMagnetic resonance imaging appears to be safe for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices, even for chest imaging, according to a new study by researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Provides $1.7 million grant to UNC School of Medicine to fund program streamlining Afib care & education for underserved populations

Newswise imageUNC School of Medicine cardiologist Anil Gehi, MD, will use a $1.7 million grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to further innovate a care model, launched in 2015, that reduced hospitalizations for patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) presenting in the emergency room by more than 30 percentage points in its first year.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Elderly Who Have Trouble Identifying Odors Face Risk of Dementia

Newswise imageA long-term study of nearly 3,000 older adults found that those who could not identify at least 4 out of 5 common odors were more than twice as likely as those with a normal sense of smell to develop dementia within five years. About 14% could name just 3, 5% percent could identify only 2, and 2% could name just 1. One percent of the study subjects were not able to identify a single scent.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Pumpkin Spice Latte for the Soul

Fall is here and that means one thing…Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte is Back! Have you ever wondered why this annual tradition seems to be such a big deal to the general populace? Sure, the pumpkin spice latte (PSL) is delicious, but how excited should one get about a beverage? It may be that some of the PSL-mania stems from how the drink makes us feel rather than how it tastes.

Relationship science could argue that the pumpkin spice lattes speak to consumers on a number of unconsc…

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Nation’s public cord blood banks provide benefits, despite drop in use, study finds

(RAND Corporation) More than a decade ago the federal government helped support the creation of public umbilical cord banks to collect and store a genetically diverse set of stem cells for clinical care and research. While use of stem cells from the banks has been dropping, the system still deserves support and can be bolstered in several ways to improve its usefulness, according to a new study.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Dartmouth-led team receives NASA grant to study lake water quality in the Northeast

(Dartmouth College) Throughout the Northeast, lakes are popular destinations for recreation and often prized locations for second homes but are placing new demands on lake water quality. A research team from Dartmouth, the University of New Hampshire and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies has received a $1.47 million grant from NASA to study: how lake water quality in the Northeast’s temperate forests has changed, and what it may look like in the future.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: A stinging report: FSU reserach shows climate change a major threat to bumble bees

(Florida State University) New research from a team of Florida State University scientists and their collaborators is helping to explain the link between a changing global climate and a dramatic decline in bumble bee populations worldwide.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: New Approaches to Difficult Drug Targets: The Phosphatase Story

Newswise imageDiscovering new drugs has never been easy and some potential drug targets have historically been viewed as too challenging and thus off limits for prosecution. In a new SLAS Discovery review, authors John S. Lazo et al. of the University of Virginia reflect on the nature of protein tyrosine phosphatases and explores reasons why these enzymes have been eschewed by drug hunters, and how the landscape is beginning to change.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: This Is Why Puerto Rico Needs Statehood

Updated: 2017-09-28

For a week after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the Trump administration declined to waive a set of shipping regulations in order to help speed food, gasoline, and other supplies to the island.

Just weeks earlier, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security waived the restrictions under the Jones Act—a 1920 law that limits shipping between U.S. coasts to U.S.–flagged vessels—in order to get aid to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida. Th…

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Why Are Many Dialysis Patients Readmitted to the Hospital Soon after Discharge?

* Among hemodialysis patients admitted to the hospital, nearly a quarter of admissions were followed by an unplanned readmission within 30 days.
* Most readmissions were for a diagnosis different than the one for the initial hospitalization.
* A small proportion of patients accounted for a disproportionate number of readmissions.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: End to Circus in Plastic Surgery Social Media Videos?

The first code of ethical behavior for sharing videos of plastic surgery on social media — written by Northwestern Medicine authors — will be published in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal Sept. 28 and presented Oct. 6 at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) annual meeting in Orlando.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: JHU Undergrads’ ‘Nasal Relief’ is Finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Newswise imageA Johns Hopkins student team that wants to help people breathe easier has scored a coveted finalist spot in the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition. The students devised a simple, discreet device to open obstructed nostrils, a common problem that can cause snoring and other sleep disruptions, as well as exercising difficulties.