• By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 27, 2020

    MONITORING GLAUCOMA AT HOME

    Glaucoma is a chronic condition that affects cells at the back of the eye. It is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide....

    Glaucoma, Eye
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 27, 2020

    EYE EXAM COULD LEAD TO EARLY PARKINSON'S DISEASE DIAGNOSIS

    A simple eye exam combined with powerful artificial intelligence machine learning technology could provide early detection of Parkinson's...

    Parkinson, Power, Eye
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 26, 2020

    HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN MIDLIFE IS LINKED TO INCREASED BRAIN DAMAGE IN LATER LIFE

    Higher than normal blood pressure is linked to more extensive brain damage in the elderly, according to a new study. In particular,...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    HOW MOVING SLOWER ALLOWS GROUPS OF BACTERIA TO SPREAD ACROSS SURFACES

    Scientists have found that bacterial groups sp

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    ANXIETY ASSOCIATED WITH FASTER ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ONSET

    Anxiety is associated with an increased rate of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease, according to a new...

    Alzheimer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    POPULAR WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY IN TEENAGERS WEAKENS BONES

    A common weight loss surgery for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones, according to a new...

    Obesity, Adolescence
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    COOKING WITH WOOD MAY CAUSE LUNG DAMAGE

    Advanced imaging with CT shows that people who cook with biomass fuels like wood are at risk of suffering considerable damage to their...

    Pollution
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    NEW MECHANISM OF PAIN CONTROL REVEALED

    Researchers have identified a unique population of astrocytes in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord of mice that produces pain hypersensitivity...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    A GROWTH MINDSET OF INTEREST CAN SPARK INNOVATIVE THINKING

    Researchers find that viewing interests as developable, not fixed, can help people make connections among diverse fields that others...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    EVERYDAY ACTIVITIES ENHANCE PERSONAL WELL-BEING

    Physical activity makes happy and is important to maintain psychic health. Researchers studied the brain regions which play a central...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    BREAKING THE SKILL LIMIT, PIANISTS ATTAIN MORE DELICATE TOUCH

    Scientists have discovered a training method to further improve the delicate touch of pianists by optimizing the method rather than...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    GUT HORMONES' REGULATION OF FAT PRODUCTION ABNORMAL IN OBESITY, FATTY LIVER DISEASE

    Gut hormones play an important role in regulating fat production in the body. One key hormone, released a few hours after eating, turns...

    Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    WHEN CONSUMERS TRUST AI RECOMMENDATIONS, OR RESIST THEM

    The key factor in deciding how to incorporate AI recommenders is whether consumers are focused on the functional and practical aspects...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    GENETIC STUDY SHOWS THAT THE RISK OF PRE-ECLAMPSIA IS RELATED TO BLOOD PRESSURE AND BMI

    An international study has revealed that the genetic risk of pre-eclampsia - a potentially dangerous condition in pregnancy - is related...

    Pregnancy, Eclampsia
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    SPACE TRAVEL CAN ADVERSELY IMPACT ENERGY PRODUCTION IN A CELL

    Studies of both mice and humans who have traveled into space reveal that critical parts of a cell's energy production machinery, the...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    SPECIFIC BACTERIUM IN THE GUT LINKED TO IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

    Researchers have detected a connection between Brachyspira, a genus of bacteria in the intestines, and IBS - especially the form that...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    NEW STUDY EXPLAINS IMPORTANT CAUSE OF FATAL INFLUENZA

    It is largely unknown why influenza infections lead to an increased risk of bacterial pneumonia. Researchers have now described important...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    BASKETBALL ON THE BRAIN: NEUROSCIENTISTS USE SPORTS TO STUDY SURPRISE

    Neuroscientists tracked the brains and pupils of self-described basketball fans as they watched March Madness games, to study how people...

    Sport, Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    RESEARCHERS UNCOVER THE UNIQUE WAY STEM CELLS PROTECT THEIR CHROMOSOME ENDS

    Telomeres are specialized structures at the end of chromosomes which protect our DNA and ensure healthy division of cells. According...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Nov 25, 2020

    TEAM USES COPPER TO IMAGE ALZHEIMER'S AGGREGATES IN THE BRAIN

    A proof-of-concept study conducted in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease offers new evidence that copper isotopes can be used to...

    Brain, Alzheimer