• By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    ASTROCYTES DERIVED FROM PATIENTS WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER MALFUNCTION

    Cells called astrocytes derived from the induced pluripotent stem cells of patients with bipolar disorder offer suboptimal support...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    PHYSICS CAMP HAS PROVEN BENEFITS FOR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

    Studies show that engaging high school girls in physics before they begin formal studies gives them an edge, and helping K-12 teachers...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    VISION IMPAIRMENT IS ASSOCIATED WITH MORTALITY

    A meta-analysis finds that vision impairment and blindness are tied to an increased risk of mortality, prompting the need to address...

    Eye
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    WHAT CAN STREAM QUALITY TELL US ABOUT QUALITY OF LIFE?

    Findings reveal that demographics such as race and population density, as well as health indices such as cancer rates and food insecurity,...

    Food, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    AFTER OLD AGE, INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY IS GREATEST RISK FACTOR FOR DEATH FROM COVID-19, STUDY FINDS

    A study of national data shows the devastating impact the pandemic has had on those with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers.

    Disability
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    RESEARCH IDENTIFIES IMPACT OF TEENAGE SCREEN USE

    Two thirds of children use more than one screen at the same time after school, in the evenings and at weekends as part of increasingly...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    TACKLING TUMORS WITH TWO TYPES OF VIRUS

    An international research group led by the University of Basel has developed a promising strategy for therapeutic cancer vaccines....

    Vaccination, Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    QUICK TO SMILE - STUDY SHOWS SPEED OF EXPRESSION OFFERS VITAL VISUAL CUES

    The speed at which we produce facial expressions plays an important role in our ability to recognise emotions in others, according...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    NEW MODEL CAN PREDICT HOW BACTERIA DEVELOP ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

    Using theoretical models of bacterial metabolism and reproduction, scientists can predict the type of resistance that bacteria will...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    THE DOCTOR WILL SEE YOU NOW

    A large majority of patients interacting with a health care provider via a video screen mounted on a robot said it was similar to an...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    NEW EVIDENCE COVID-19 ANTIBODIES, VACCINES LESS EFFECTIVE AGAINST VARIANTS

    New research has found that new variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can evade antibodies that work against the original form...

    Vaccination, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE REVEALS CURRENT DRUGS THAT MAY HELP COMBAT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    Researchers have developed a method based on artificial intelligence that rapidly identifies currently available medications that may...

    Drugs, Alzheimer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    FINE PARTICULATE MATTER FROM WILDFIRE SMOKE MORE HARMFUL THAN POLLUTION FROM OTHER SOURCES

    Researchers examining 14 years of hospital admissions data conclude that the fine particles in wildfire smoke can be several times...

    Pollution, Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    HOW DOES YOUR BRAIN PROCESS EMOTIONS? ANSWER COULD HELP ADDRESS LONELINESS EPIDEMIC

    New research finds that specific regions of the brain respond to emotional stimuli related to loneliness and wisdom in opposing ways.

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    NOVEL URINE TEST DEVELOPED TO DIAGNOSE HUMAN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT REJECTION

    Investigators proposes a new, noninvasive way to test for transplant rejection using exosomes - tiny vesicles containing mRNA - from...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    UNCOVERING HIDDEN FOREVER CHEMICALS

    Researchers found large quantities of previously undetectable compounds from the family of chemicals known as PFAS in six watersheds...

    Diabetes, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    NEW POTENTIAL FOR FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY

    Researchers have successfully reprogrammed a glial cell type in the central nervous system into new neurons to promote recovery after...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    CONTROLLING ADHESIONS IN THE ABDOMEN

    Adhesions are scars in the abdomen, which can occur after surgery, often have serious consequences. Now, researchers have discovered...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    THE GUT MYCOBIOME INFLUENCES THE METABOLISM OF PROCESSED FOODS

    Studies of the microbiome in the human gut have largely overlooked non-bacterial microbes: viruses, protists, archaea and fungi. Now...

    Food
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Mar 7, 2021

    ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT STRAINS OF STAPH BACTERIA MAY BE SPREADING BETWEEN PIGS RAISED IN FACTORY FARMS

    DNA sequencing of bacteria found in pigs and humans in rural eastern North Carolina, an area with concentrated industrial-scale pig-farming,...