• By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    HELPING DENTAL RETAINERS AND ALIGNERS FIGHT OFF BACTERIA

    Clear, plastic aligners have been growing in popularity as alternatives to bulky, metal braces. And once the teeth are straightened,...

    Teeth, Dental
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    ABDOMINAL FAT SECRETES NOVEL ADIPOKINE PROMOTING INSULIN RESISTANCE AND INFLAMMATION

    A novel adipokine that favors the development of insulin resistance and systemic inflammation has been identified by an international...

    Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    MEDICATION-RELATED HARM IN OLDER ADULTS IS COMMON, COSTLY, AND PREVENTABLE

    New research indicates that harm from medicines is common in older adults following hospital discharge, and it results in substantial...

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    DEPRESSION SPEEDS UP BRAIN AGING, FIND PSYCHOLOGISTS

    Psychologists have found a link between depression and an acceleration of the rate at which the brain ages.

    Depression, Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    SOURCE OF MOLECULE LINKED TO NASAL POLYPS, ASTHMA ATTACKS

    A new discovery about how the immune system responds to common sinus infections and asthma could explain why patients develop these...

    Asthma
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    MEMORY MOLECULE LIMITS PLASTICITY BY CALIBRATING CALCIUM

    Researchers have for the first time identified a novel role for the CA2-enriched protein RGS14 and provided insights into the mechanism...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    CAUSE OF PESTICIDE EXPOSURE, PARKINSON'S LINK

    Previous studies have found an association between two commonly used agrochemicals and Parkinson's disease. Now a professor has determined...

    Parkinson
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    SELF-CONSISTENCY INFLUENCES HOW WE MAKE DECISIONS

    When making decisions, our perception is influenced by judgments we have made in the past as a way of remaining consistent with ourselves,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    PERCEIVED SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS CAN AFFECT HOW OLD WE FEEL

    A recent study finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    WHY AN UPCOMING APPOINTMENT MAKES US LESS PRODUCTIVE

    You've got a full hour until your next meeting. But you probably won't make the most of that time, new research suggests. In a series...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    TUBERCULOSIS: PHARMACISTS DEVELOP NEW SUBSTANCE TO COUNTERACT ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

    Antimicrobial resistance is on the rise worldwide. This is becoming a problem for infectious diseases like tuberculosis as there are...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    MEN TAKE SHORTCUTS, WHILE WOMEN FOLLOW WELL-KNOWN ROUTES

    When navigating in a known environment, men prefer to take shortcuts to reach their destination more quickly, while women tend to use...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    NEW ADVANCES IN UNDERSTANDING AND TREATING INTELLECTUAL DISORDER

    Researchers have investigated an intellectual disorder syndrome to reveal its cause, mechanism and a potential therapeutic strategy...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    RESEARCH REVEALS CONCERNING CHILDBIRTH TRENDS

    New research has raised concern about the number of Australian women suffering potentially dangerous levels of blood loss after childbirth.

    Childbirth
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    SURGERY INVOLVING ULTRASOUND ENERGY FOUND TO TREAT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

    An operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure in patients with...

    Hypertension
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    CHANGES TO SPECIFIC MICRORNA INVOLVED IN DEVELOPMENT OF LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE

    A new study identifies a previously unknown mechanism involved in the development of Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis....

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    WHY WE FAIL TO UNDERSTAND OUR SMARTPHONE USE

    Checking your phone dozens of times a day indicates unconscious behavior, which is 'extremely repetitive' say psychologists. Existing...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    EARLY PHYSICAL THERAPY BENEFITS LOW-BACK PAIN PATIENTS

    Patients with low-back pain are better off seeing a physical therapist first, according to a study of 150,000 insurance claims.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    GLOBAL HEALTHCARE ACCESS AND QUALITY IMPROVED FROM 2000-2016

    Healthcare access and quality improved globally from 2000-2016 due in part to large gains seen in many low and middle-income countries...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    ARE PAIN TOLERANCE LEVELS SIMILAR AMONG GROUPS OF FRIENDS?

    Are your friends very pain tolerant? Then it is likely that you are as well, provided you are a male. A recent study shows that there...