• By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    GOOD TOOTHBRUSHING HABITS IN CHILDREN LINKED TO MOTHER'S WELLBEING

    Researchers have shown that postpartum depression can inhibit a mother's ability to instill healthy tooth brushing habits in children....

    Depression
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    WE ARE MORE FORGIVING WHEN PEOPLE CLOSE TO US MISBEHAVE

    When people behave badly or unethically, their loved ones may judge them less harshly than they would judge a stranger who committed...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    REMEMBER MORE BY TAKING BREAKS

    We remember things longer if we take breaks during learning, referred to as the spacing effect. Scientists gained deeper insight into...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF BOTTLED WATER UP TO 3,500 TIMES HIGHER THAN TAP WATER

    What is the best option for individual water consumption if we take into account both health and environmental impacts? The answer...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    ADDING COLOR TO YOUR PLATE MAY LOWER RISK OF COGNITIVE DECLINE

    A new study shows that people who eat a diet that includes at least half a serving per day of foods high in flavonoids like strawberries,...

    Diet, Food
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    HOW TO MAKE UP YOUR MIND WHEN THE GLASS SEEMS HALF EMPTY?

    Neuroscientists have connected some of the dots to reveal the brain networks that give anxiety influence over decisions. The group...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    PREVENTING CHILDHOOD OBESITY REQUIRES CHANGES IN PARENTS' AND CLINICIANS' EARLY-LIFE CARE

    Interventions to prevent obesity in children typically don't target the first 1,000 days of life -a critical period in which environmental...

    Nutrition, Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    OLDER ADULTS ARE HAPPIER WHEN SPACE MATCHES PERSONALITY

    A study has found photos of a person's living space can accurately point at personality traits and the mood of the people who live...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    WHY UNCERTAINTY MAKES US CHANGE OUR BEHAVIOR - EVEN WHEN WE SHOULDN'T

    'Panic buying' might be a normal human response to uncertainty after all, new research suggests.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    STUDIES UNCOVER DETAILS OF 'EXHAUSTED' IMMUNE CELLS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC INFECTIONS

    Two new studies provide insights into T cell exhaustion, which could lead to potential strategies to overcome it.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    MORE GENETIC MARKERS FOR INHERITED TESTICULAR CANCER IDENTIFIED

    A meta-analysis of nearly 200,000 men revealed 22 new genetic locations that could be susceptible to inherited testicular germ cell...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    ELIMINATING RNA-BINDING PROTEIN IMPROVES SURVIVAL IN AGGRESSIVE LEUKEMIA

    Removing a protein that is often overexpressed in a rare and aggressive subtype of leukemia can help to slow the cancer's development...

    Cancer, Leukemia
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    STUDY TESTS MICROPLASMA AGAINST MIDDLE-EAR INFECTIONS

    Middle-ear infections are a common affliction in early life, affecting more than 80% of children in the U.S. Antibiotics are often...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    NO PARTICULAR RISK OF INFECTION OF SARS-COV-2 FROM CASH, STUDY FINDS

    How long do coronaviruses remain infectious on banknotes and coins? Is it possible to become infected through contact with cash? Researchers...

    Skin
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    RNA: TWO STRANDS ARE TOUGHER THAN ONE

    Research reveals key differences between single- and double-stranded RNA, insights that may prove useful to fields from agriculture...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    PCR OF GARGLE LAVAGE SAMPLES AS EFFECTIVE AS NASOPHARYNGEAL SWABS TO IDENTIFY SARS-COV-2 INFECTION

    Twenty-six subjects from a cohort of 80 tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 via nasopharyngeal swab, and all 26 tested positive using gargle...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    STUDY REVEALS CHARACTERISTICS OF SARS-COV-2 SPIKE PROTEIN

    A new study provides foundational information about SARS-CoV-2's spike protein.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    GENE ASSOCIATED WITH AUTISM LINKED TO ITCH RESPONSE, STUDY FINDS

    A gene associated with autism spectrum disorder and pain hypersensitivity may actually decrease itch response, according to new research.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    NEARLY HALF OF SURVEYED FEMALE SURGEONS EXPERIENCED MAJOR PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS

    Researchers surveyed 1,175 surgeons and surgical trainees from across the U.S. to study their or their partner's pregnancy experiences....

    Pregnancy
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Aug 4, 2021

    MACHINE LEARNING FUELS PERSONALIZED CANCER MEDICINE

    Researchers have developed a computational tool that identifies cancer driver mutations for each tumor type.

    Tumors, Cancer