• By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    PUSH-UP CAPACITY LINKED WITH LOWER INCIDENCE OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE EVENTS AMONG MEN

    Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 push-ups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease outcomes -...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    DRINKING CONTEXTS ASSOCIATED WITH EARLY ONSET OF ALCOHOL INTOXICATION AMONG ADOLESCENTS

    New research has begun to identify the circumstances by examining relationships between early age of first intoxication , drinking...

    Alcohol, Adolescence
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    NEW INSIGHT INTO USE OF CELL REPLACEMENT THERAPIES TO TREAT MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES

    The University of Minnesota Medical School continues its legacy of advancing cell replacement therapies with a scientific breakthrough...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    UK SALES OF XANAX AND OTHER PRESCRIPTION PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS INCREASING VIA THE DARKNET

    Sales of prescription psychiatric drugs such as Xanax and diazepam via darknet online drug markets have increased in the UK at an alarming...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    A WEAKNESS IN A RARE CANCER THAT COULD BE EXPLOITED WITH DRUGS

    Researchers have identified a rare type of cancer cell that cannot make cholesterol, a key nutrient. By targeting this deficiency,...

    Drugs, Cholesterol, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    STUDY EXAMINES HOW COMPOUND DAMAGED DNA TO UNDERSTAND ITS CONNECTION TO CANCER

    In an effort to understand how colibactin, a compound produced by certain strains of E. coli, may be connected to the development of...

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    STUDY ON MEASLES TRANSMISSION IN CHINA HAVE IMPLICATIONS FOR CONTROLLING THE EPIDEMIC WORLDWIDE

    A new study on the measles epidemic in China has far-reaching implications for eliminating the infection globally. Using a new model-inference...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    GRAPHENE-BASED WEARABLES FOR HEALTH MONITORING, FOOD INSPECTION AND NIGHT VISION

    Scientists have developed dozens of new graphene-based prototypes. These technologies aim to turn mobile phones into life saving devices.

    Food
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 16, 2019

    TEENS LIVING IN US STATES ALLOWING MEDICAL MARIJUANA SMOKE LESS CANNABIS

    According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalizing medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis...

    Drop
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    GIVING KEENER 'ELECTRIC EYESIGHT' TO AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

    Autonomous vehicles relying on light-based image sensors often struggle to see through blinding conditions, such as fog. But researchers...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    IT DOESN'T TAKE MUCH FOR SOLDIERS TO FEEL CARED FOR

    Caring texts sent to active-duty military had important findings in reducing suicide.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    BRAIN CONNECTIONS THAT DISADVANTAGE NIGHT OWLS REVEALED

    'Night owls' - those who go to bed and get up later - have fundamental differences in their brain function compared to 'morning larks,'...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    BIOENGINEERS CREATE ULTRASMALL, LIGHT-ACTIVATED ELECTRODE FOR NEURAL STIMULATION

    Scientists have detailed a less invasive method of neural stimulation that would use an untethered ultrasmall electrode activated by...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    OPEN-SCIENCE MODEL FOR DRUG DISCOVERY EXPANDS TO NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES

    Parkinson's disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis are the newest frontiers for open science drug discovery, a global movement led...

    Parkinson, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    DRUG TO REJUVENATE MUSCLE CELLS

    Researchers have developed a promising drug that has proven to significantly increase muscle size, strength and metabolic state in...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    GENETIC VULNERABILITY TO MENTHOL CIGARETTE USE

    A genetic variant found only in people of African descent significantly increases a smoker's preference for cigarettes containing menthol,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    ELECTRONIC TOOL HAS POTENTIAL TO IMPROVE ASTHMA CARE

    A new electronic decision support tool for managing asthma has the potential to improve the quality of asthma care in primary care...

    Asthma
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    MOST TRIGGERS FOR IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT CAN BE EASILY MODIFIED

    A personal survey of patients with atrial fibrillatio, one of the most important causes of irregular heartbeats, has found that the...

    Sleep, Alcohol
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    EFFECTIVE SELF-CONTROL STRATEGIES INVOLVE MUCH MORE THAN WILLPOWER

    It's mid-February, around the time that most people waver in their commitment to the resolutions they've made for the new year. Many...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Feb 15, 2019

    NEW TOOL FOR DOCUMENTING INJURIES MAY PROVIDE BETTER EVIDENCE FOR ELDER ABUSE CASES

    Scientists have developed the first standardized framework for clinicians to document physical findings on older patients for better...