• By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 18, 2018

    CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR DEVELOPS CONTAMINANT DETECTION TECHNIQUE FOR HEPARIN

    In 2008, a contaminant eluded the quality safeguards in the pharmaceutical industry and infiltrated a large portion of the supply of...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 18, 2018

    INSIGHT INTO DEVELOPMENT OF LUNG CANCER

    Lung cancer results from effects of smoking along with multiple genetic components. A new study identifies two main pathways for the...

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 18, 2018

    STUDENTS MORE LIKELY TO EAT SCHOOL BREAKFAST WHEN GIVEN EXTRA TIME, NEW STUDY FINDS

    Using food weighting stations, the researchers collected information on the number of students who ate a school breakfast, how much...

    Nutrition, Food
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 18, 2018

    PERINATAL HYPOXIA ASSOCIATED WITH LONG-TERM CEREBELLAR LEARNING DEFICITS AND PURKINJE CELL MISFIRING

    The type of hypoxia that occurs with preterm birth is associated with locomotor miscoordination and long-term cerebellar learning deficits...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    RESISTANCE TRAINING AND EXERCISE-MOTIVATION GO HAND-IN-HAND

    A recent study suggests that resistance training improves exercise motivation and contributes to making exercise planning among older...

    Plan, Hands
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    EXERCISE SHOWN TO IMPROVE SYMPTOMS OF PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

    Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease,...

    Fatigue
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    PATIENTS WITH HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS SUFFER SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL PAIN

    The consequences of healthcare-associated infections reach well beyond patients' physical health, souring social relationships, and...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME: STUDY FINDS HOME CARE EFFECTIVE FOR PATIENTS WITH BLOOD CLOTS

    Study finds that patients with low-risk blood clots may be better off receiving treatment at home versus being admitted to the hospital.

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NEW AID TO HELP IDENTIFY AND MANAGE PATIENTS WITH DIABETES AT INCREASED RISK OF FRACTURE

    A new expert review summarizes key research, highlights clinical issues, and provides a helpful 'decision-tree' style algorithm for...

    Diabetes, AIDS
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THREE FACTORS COULD EXPLAIN PHYSICIAN BURNOUT IN THE US

    In just three years, physician burnout increased from 45.5 percent to 54.4 percent, according to a new article. They offer three factors...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    16 GOING ON 66: WILL YOU BE THE SAME PERSON 50 YEARS FROM NOW?

    From 16 to 66 your personality will change and over time you will generally become more emotionally stable. But don't compare yourself...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    CELLS AGREE: WHAT DOESN'T KILL YOU MAKES YOU STRONGER

    Brief exposures to stressors can be beneficial by prompting cells to trigger sustained production of antioxidants, molecules that help...

    Cancer, Alzheimer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    SCIENTISTS CREATE NEW TECHNOLOGY AND SOLVE A KEY PUZZLE FOR CELLULAR MEMORY

    With a new groundbreaking technique, researchers have managed to identify a protein that is responsible for cellular memory being transmitted...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    CHEMISTS FIND A SURPRISINGLY SIMPLE REACTION TO MAKE A FAMILY OF BIOACTIVE MOLECULES

    Many natural products and drugs feature a so-called dicarbonyl motif - in certain cases however their preparation poses a challange...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HIV AND A TALE OF A FEW CITIES

    In a pair of new modeling studies, researchers examined how policy reform in terms of drug decriminalization and access to drug treatment...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    AUTOIMMUNITY PLAYS ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT OF COPD

    Autoimmunity plays a role in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , according to a new study that analyzed human...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT UNEVENLY CHARGED BIOMOLECULES

    Clinicians most often monitor antibodies because these small proteins attach to antigens, or foreign substances, we face every day....

    Face
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NEW APPROACH TO FIGHT TUBERCULOSIS, A LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH WORLDWIDE

    A group of researchers used a systematic approach to get an entirely new look at the way tuberculosis infects people. Their study uncovered...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NOVEL NANOPARTICLE-BASED APPROACH DETECTS AND TREATS ORAL PLAQUE WITHOUT DRUGS

    When the good and bad bacteria in our mouth become imbalanced, the bad bacteria form a biofilm , which can cause cavities, and if left...

    Drugs, Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 17, 2018

    AUTOMATED DETECTION OF FOCAL EPILEPTIC SEIZURES IN A SENTINEL AREA OF THE HUMAN BRAIN

    In a first-in-humans pilot study, researchers have identified a sentinel area of the brain that may give an early warning before clinical...

    Brain