Astronomers Find What May Be the Universe ’ s Brightest Object With a Black Hole Devouring a Sun a Day
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronomers have discovered what may be the brightest object in the universe, a quasar with a black hole at its heart growing so fast that it swallows the equivalent of a sun a day. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] The record-breaking quasar shines 500 trillion times brighter than our sun. The black hole powering this distant quasar is more than 17 billion times more immense than our sun, an Australian-led team reported Monday in the journal Nature Astronomy. While the quasar resembles a mere dot in images, scientists envision a ferocious place. The rotating disk around th...
Source: TIME: Science - February 20, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Marcia Dunn / AP Tags: Uncategorized News Desk overnight wire Source Type: news

Nine things you may not know about cholesterol
Two Yale cardiologists discuss all things cholesterol, including how to check it and treatment options for high cholesterol. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 19, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale Ventures student associates support Yale innovation ’s expanding impact
The program offers students the opportunity to support start-ups in a variety of stages, facilitating and bolstering their career goals long after graduation. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 19, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

For better managing hypertension, digital tools can help
A new Yale meta-analysis finds that digital health interventions can help reduce hypertension when used in populations experiencing health disparities. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 19, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Which U.S. President had the biggest impact on stock market performance
U.S. Presidents get applauded - and blamed for - quite a bit during their tenures. And the spotlight gets even brighter during an election year. So for this President’s Day, TheStreet’s J.D. Durkin breaks down which Commanders in Chief brought the biggest lifts to the stock market - and why they…#thestreet #jddurkin #commanders #jd #dow #groverclevelands #yale #robertshiller #barackobama #greatfinancialcrisis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yale Apologizes for Its Connections to Slavery
Yale University on Friday issued a formal apology for its early leaders’ involvement with slavery, accompanied by the release of a detailed history of the university’s connections to slavery and a list of what it said were initial steps to make some amends. The announcement came more than three…#yaleuniversity #yale #georgefloyd #petersalovey #joshbekenstein #newhaven #conn (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke after heart surgery: Disparities in life-saving treatment
Patients who experience a stroke after heart surgery are less than half as likely to receive what could be lifesaving and disability-preventing treatments. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 16, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale ’s Steinfeld hosts ‘Wellness Concerts’ at Carnegie Hall
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Steinfeld helped develop and implement the venue ’s inaugural season of classical music concerts featuring mindfulness exercises. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 16, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Elite universities need presidents who can thrive in a ‘pressure cooker.’ Are executive search firms the solution?
Good morning. Executive search firms frequently help CEOs and boards find the best leadership talent, but at elite U.S. universities, lengthy searches for presidents are often steeped in tradition and the interests of stakeholders can vary wildly. Take, for example, Harvard, Penn, Stanford, and…#harvard #stanford #yale #fortune #marktwilliams #bostonuniversitys #leslieuniversity #cambridge #mass #federalreservebank (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the smartest minds at the most elite universities keep botching the search for great leaders
At four of America’s elite universities—Harvard, Penn, Stanford, and Yale—the top job sits empty even as the schools must confront an unprecedented number of challenges. Three of the vacancies came about rather suddenly as presidents bowed out due to scandal or political pressure. The leadership…#harvard #stanford #yale #deloitte #marktwilliams #bostonuniversitys #fortune #leslieuniversity #cambridge #mass (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LCS among individuals with disabilities could use improvement
The incidence of lung cancer screening (LCS) with low-dose CT (LDCT) among eligible people with disabilities could use improvement, researchers have reported. A team led by Hermine Poghosyan, PhD, from Yale School of Nursing in New Haven, CT, conducted a study that included data from 4,407 adults eligible for lung cancer screening taken from the 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Lung Cancer Screening Module. The group based its research on the 2013 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) criteria for LCS. The disability types consisted of limitations in hearing, vision, cognition, mobility, self-care, ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

Ivy League Endowment Returns Depended on One Decision: VC or PE?
It all came down to venture capital or private equity, at least for the 12 months ending in June 2023. The returns of endowments at the richest schools were paltry, clocking in at an average of 2.1 percent for the last fiscal year. These schools can blame their huge allocations to alternative…#cambridgeassociates #nt #michaelmarkov #mpi #mit #princeton #ivies #yale (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ehud Mendel named the Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery
Mendel, a renowned leader in spinal surgery procedures, was recently appointed the Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 14, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale Internal Medicine Residency Writers ’ Workshop celebrates 20th year
Members of Yale medical community took part in an annual gathering featuring the reading of Yale residents ’ written works. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 13, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Faster brain hemorrhage treatment increases survival odds, new study finds
While a treatment timing paradigm exists for strokes caused by clotting, researchers show that quicker treatment for brain bleeding can also make a difference. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 13, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news