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International, National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
As of April 26, 2016
View the news coverage online at http://munews.missouri.edu/media-coverage.php.

Rebecca Johnson, a professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Millsap Professor of Gerontological Nursing in the Sinclair School of Nursing, determined that older adults who also are pet owners benefit from the bonds they form with their canine companions. Dog walking is associated with lower body mass index, fewer doctor visits, and more frequent moderate and vigorous exercise.
Stories about this research appeared in 33 international, national and online media outlets; more than 65 million people have had the opportunity to view stories online or in print.
Link to release: “Senior Adults Can See Health Benefits from Dog Ownership.”
The Times of India (#15 most visited news website; 3.15 million circulation)
The Daily Mail, London, UK (#2 U.K. newspaper; 25.1 million unique visitors per month)
Express.co.uk (3.9 million unique visitors per month)
News-Medical.net (Australia) (567,775 unique visitors per month)
CTV News (Canada) (731,183 unique visitors per month)
New Zealand Herald, Auckland, NZ (602,045 unique visitors per month)
ScienceDaily (#2 most visited science news website; 2.3 million unique visitors per month)
Futurity.org (#17 most visited science news website; 1.9 million unique visitors per month)
Medical News Today (11 million unique visitors per month; ranked number one for medical news on Google, Bing and Yahoo!)
Tech Times (4 million unique visitors per month)

Salman Hyder, the Zalk Endowed Professor in Tumor Angiogenesis and professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, proved that a compound initially developed as a cholesterol-fighting molecule not only halts the progression of prostate cancer, but also can kill cancerous cells.
Stories about this research appeared in 32 international, national and online media outlets; more than 55 million people have had the opportunity to view stories online or in print.
Link to release: “Potential Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Molecule Has Prostate Cancer Fighting Capabilities.”
The Huffington Post (UK) (1.5 million unique visitors per month)
Irish Independent, Dublin, Ireland (587,771 unique visitors per month)
ScienceDaily (#2 most visited science news website; 9.8 million unique visitors per month)
Tech Times (4 million unique visitors per month)

Jung Ha-Brookshire, an associate professor of textile and apparel management, and Saheli Goswami, a doctoral student in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, analyzed the corporate sustainability paths for Nike and Adidas and found that while both companies are currently models of corporate sustainability, they took very different paths to reach their end goals.
Link to release: “Corporate Sustainability Should be Core Business Strategy, Requires Paths to Unique Businesses.”
Stories about this research appeared in 40 international, national and online media outlets; more than 4 million people have had the opportunity to view stories online or in print.
Science Daily (#2 most read science news site; 2.3 million unique visitors per month)
WisconsinAgConnection

Stephen Kanne, executive director of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, announced that the Center is part of the launch of SPARK, the nation’s largest autism research study which will collect information and DNA for genetic analysis from 50,000 individuals with autism
and their families.
Link to release: “Thompson Center Joins Launch of SPARK, Nation’s Largest Autism Research Study.”
Stories about this announcement appeared in three state, national and online media placements and
have been shared on social media more than 1,500 times.
Spectrum News (35,069 unique visitors per month)
St. Louis Post Dispatch (1.9 million unique visitors per month)
KOMU (Columbia, MO) (69,738 unique vistors per month)

William Durante, a professor of medical pharmacology and physiology at the School of Medicine, identified an enzyme that may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease caused by HIV medications.
Link to release: “Enzyme May Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Caused by HIV Medications.”
This research has been featured in 133 state, national and international media placements, including:
Yahoo! News (144.6 million unique visitors per month)
Futurity (#17 most visited science news website; 1.9 million unique visitors per month)
Science Daily (#2 most visited science news website; 2.3 million unique visitors per month)
eScienceNews.com (#24 most visited science news website)
Medical Xpress (part of the Science X network, with a monthly readership of 2.5 million)
Yahoo! News (144.6 million unique visitors per month)
Medical News Today (11 million unique visitors per month; ranked number one for medical news on Google, Bing and Yahoo!)
MDLinx.com (#11 most visited health news website)

Zezong Gu, an associate professor of pathology and anatomical sciences at the School of Medicine, developed a new, real-time method of imaging molecular events after strokes ― a finding that may lead to improved care for patients.
Link to release: “New Imaging Technique May Give Physicians Clearer Picture of Stroke Damage.”
This research has been featured in 101 local, national and international media placements, including:
Futurity (#17 most visited science news website; 1.9 million unique visitors per month)
Science Daily (#2 most visited science news website; 2.3 million unique visitors per month)
Medical Xpress (part of the Science X network, with a monthly readership of 2.5 million)
Science Codex (#7 most visited health blog)
NeuroScientist News (168,547 unique visitors per month)
MDLinx.com (#11 most visited health news website)
Medical News Today (11 million unique visitors per month; ranked number one for medical news on Google, Bing and Yahoo!)