• By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    LONG-RANGE FOUR-STRANDED DNA STRUCTURES FOUND TO PLAY A ROLE IN RARE AGING DISEASE

    A special form of four-stranded DNA, recently seen in human cells, has been found to interact with a gene that causes Cockayne Syndrome...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    RESEARCHERS CRACK THE SYNTHETIC CODE OF RARE MOLECULES SOUGHT AFTER IN DRUG DEVELOPMENT

    A research team has succeeded in producing two molecules that are otherwise only formed by microorganisms from extremely contaminated...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    MINIMAL EFFORT REQUIRED: A TEN-MINUTE RUN CAN BOOST BRAIN PROCESSING

    Researchers found that as little as ten minutes of moderate-intensity running could benefit mental health. In study participants, both...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    COVID-19 MOBILE ROBOT COULD DETECT AND TACKLE SOCIAL DISTANCING BREACHES

    A new strategy to reduce the spread of COVID-19 employs a mobile robot that detects people in crowds who are not observing social-distancing...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    COVID-19 DELTA VARIANT MAY HAVE INCREASED ABILITY TO EVADE VACCINE-INDUCED IMMUNITY

    Vaccines are effective in decreasing hospitalization and deaths from COVID-19 infection but the emergence of viral variants of concern...

    Vaccination, Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY ANIMAL MODEL FOR TWO EMERGING TICK-BORNE HEMORRHAGIC VIRUSES

    Pigtailed macaques are a candidate model organism for two hemorrhagic diseases of public health concern: Kyasanur Forest disease and...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    CHIKUNGUNYA, ZIKA, AND DENGUE VIRUS INCIDENCE IN MEXICO MAY BE HIGHER THAN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED

    Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika viruses have all been recorded in Mexico; however, recent diagnostic advances have improved the accuracy...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PATIENTS, MORE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MAY BE BETTER, RESEARCH SUGGESTS

    Moderate to vigorous physical activity is associated with risk reductions of non-communicable diseases and mortality. However, whether...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    GLUCOSE CONTROL IS A KEY FACTOR FOR REDUCED CANCER RISK IN OBESITY AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

    Good glucose control is important for reduction of cancer risk in obesity and type 2 diabetes. Large durable weight loss, as such,...

    Obesity, Diabetes, Drop, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    SPACEFLIGHT WREAKS HAVOC ON LIVER METABOLISM

    Researchers have demonstrated that microgravity and other environmental factors in space play different roles in inducing oxidative...

    Stress
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    THE SUNSHINE VITAMIN THAT ‘D'ELIVERS ON CARDIO HEALTH

    Free from the sun, vitamin D delivers a natural source for one of the hormones essential to our bodies, especially the bones. But when...

    Vitamins, Cardio
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    POTENTIAL MECHANISM BEHIND RARE VACCINE-RELATED CLOTTING DISORDER

    Scientists believe they may have found a molecular mechanism behind the extremely rare blood clots linked to adenovirus COVID-19 vaccines.

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    DISCOVERING NEW DRUGS WITH HELP FROM DARWINIAN PRINCIPLES

    Our body must constantly defend itself against bacteria and viruses. It generates millions of different antibodies, which are selected...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    CATARACT SURGERY LINKED WITH LESSENED DEMENTIA RISK

    Based on the longitudinal data of over 3,000 study participants, researchers found that subjects who underwent cataract surgery had...

    Alzheimer, Cataract
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    X-RAY LASER REVEALS HOW RADIATION DAMAGE ARISES

    An international research team has used the X-ray laser European XFEL to gain new insights into how radiation damage occurs in biological...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    HOW YOU SPEAK UP AT WORK CAN AFFECT WHETHER YOU'RE PICKED FOR A TEAM

    Business leaders and management experts often encourage people to speak up in the workplace. Suggesting a creative idea or a more efficient...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    PROBIOTICS IMPROVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN PREGNANCY

    Researchers found that probiotics significantly improve the symptoms of pregnancy-related nausea, vomiting and constipation. Nausea...

    Pregnancy, Nausea
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    NASAL PROBLEM PLAGUED LONG-NOSED CROCODILE RELATIVES

    Research finds that humans have more in common with endangered crocodiles than we think - namely, a deviated septum.

    Nose
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    ALS THERAPY SHOULD TARGET BRAIN, NOT JUST SPINE

    The brain is indeed a target for treating ALS , scientists have discovered. This flips a long-standing belief the disease starts in...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Dec 7, 2021

    PRINTING TECHNIQUE CREATES EFFECTIVE SKIN EQUIVALENT, HEALS WOUNDS

    Researchers have developed an approach to print skin equivalents, which may play a future role in facilitating the healing of chronic...

    Injection, Injections, Skin