Lifespan is Rhode Island's first health center formed in 1964. Lifespan includes five hospitals in Rhode Island and the mission is to provide better health care delivery to the citizens of Rhode Island and New England. Lifespan is ranked high with comparable integrated health care delivery systems nationally. News releases, education and patient care information is published on-line.

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New study shows real-time stress reaction to racism

A new study by researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Texas at Austin provides more evidence that the stress of racism contributes to health problems among people of color.

Ireland's only dinosaurs discovered in Antrim

The only dinosaur bones ever found on the island of Ireland have been formally confirmed for the first time by a team of experts from the University of Portsmouth and Queen's University Belfast, led by Dr. Mike Simms, a curator ...

A host protein phosphatase restricts innate immune signaling

The adaptor proteins STING and MAVS are components of critical pathogen-sensing pathways that induce innate immunity. Phosphorylation of either adaptor results in activation of the type I interferon pathway and excessive ...

Experimental evolution reveals how bacteria gain drug resistance

A research team at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) in Japan has succeeded in experimentally evolving the common bacteria Escherichia coli under pressure from a large number of individual antibiotics. ...