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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – South County Hospital is one of the first hospitals in New England to use the smallest cardiac monitor available. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Biologists from the University of Rhode Island and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management are researching the population and movement patterns of black bears living in Rhode Island. more
NEW BEDFORD – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth officials last week announced a $450,000 state grant for fisheries research. more
PROVIDENCE – Brad Marston, professor of physics at Brown University, will use a $75,000 grant from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative for research on nuclear-waste disposal. more
The Cardiovascular Institute at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospital has become the first in the state to implant a new leadless implantable cardiac defibrillator. more
NARRAGANSETT – Students from 14 colleges across the U.S. are conducting research through the University of Rhode Island’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography. more
As world health experts work to contain Ebola in West Africa, URI scientist Dr. Annie S. De Groot is working to develop a vaccine for the disease. more
PROVIDENCE – Dr. Brenna Anderson, of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital, says in a recently published article that risks of preterm birth need to be considered when evaluating whether in vitro fertilization is appropriate for an individual. more
When dirt collects in a motorcyclist’s open fracture after an accident, bacteria may adhere to any implant, like stainless steel staples, that the surgeon inserts, and removing that bacteria can be traumatic and costly to the patient, says Dioscaris R. Garcia, a pharmacologist and microbiologist at Materials Science Associates LLC in North Kingstown. more
Older patients who aren’t expected to live more than another decade are still being screened too often for cancers, causing more harm than good, a study found. more
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