• By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    NEW OPIOID SPEEDS UP RECOVERY WITHOUT INCREASING PAIN SENSITIVITY OR RISK OF CHRONIC PAIN

    A new type of non-addictive opioid accelerates recovery time from pain compared to morphine without increasing pain sensitivity, according...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    STEM CELL DIFFERENCES COULD EXPLAIN WHY WOMEN ARE MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP ADRENAL CANCER

    Scientists have discovered a potential biological reason why women are more likely to develop adrenal disorders, including cancer....

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    EXERCISE: PSYCH PATIENTS' NEW PRIMARY PRESCRIPTION

    A new study advocates for exercise as the primary method of treatment and intervention, rather than psychotropic medications, within...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    BETTER WAY TO TRANSPORT LIFE-SAVING VACCINES

    Researchers have invented a stable, affordable way to store fragile vaccines for weeks at a time at temperatures up to 40C, opening...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    THE CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF CARBON-STORING PEATLANDS TO RURAL COMMUNITIES

    A group of researchers have carried out the first detailed study of how rural communities interact with peatlands in the Peruvian Amazon,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    YOUNG ATHLETES WHO REQUIRE ACL RECONSTRUCTION MAY BENEFIT FROM ADDITIONAL PROCEDURE

    An anterior cruciate ligament tear, an injury of the knee, can be devastating to a young athlete. While the ACL can be reconstructed...

    Knees
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    BLOOD PROTEINS HELP PREDICT RISK OF DEVELOPING HEART FAILURE

    Two blood proteins help predict more accurately the risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure hospitalization.

    Stroke, Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    SUCCESSFUL HIV EFFORT PROMPTS CALL FOR CLINICS TO EXPAND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ON SITE

    Increasing access to mental health services improves HIV outcomes among vulnerable patients, a new study suggests. Based on their findings,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    CHILDREN OF BOTH YOUNG AND OLD PARENTS SHARE RISK FOR CERTAIN NEURODEVELOPMENT DISORDERS

    Results of a new study reports that parental age is linked to the risk for the development of neuropsychiatric disorders in children,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    STATISTICAL MODEL COULD PREDICT FUTURE DISEASE OUTBREAKS

    Researchers have created a statistical method that may allow public health and infectious disease forecasters to better predict disease...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    SUMMIT CHARTS A COURSE TO UNCOVER THE ORIGINS OF GENETIC DISEASES

    A team used the 200-petaflop IBM AC922 Summit system, the world's smartest and most powerful supercomputer, to develop an integrative...

    Power
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    MULTIPLE BRAIN REGIONS MODERATE AND LINK DEPRESSIVE MOOD AND PAIN

    New research expands and deepens the association between clinical depression and pain, identifying specific regions of the brain that...

    Depression, Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    AIR POLLUTION LINKED TO CHILDHOOD ANXIETY

    A new study looks at the correlation between exposure to traffic-related air pollution and childhood anxiety, by looking at the altered...

    Pollution, Adolescence
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2019

    FLAMINGOES, ELEPHANTS AND SHARKS: HOW DO BLIND ADULTS LEARN ABOUT ANIMAL APPEARANCE?

    They've never seen animals like hippos and sharks but adults born blind have rich insight into what they look like, a new study found.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 21, 2019

    CHILDREN WITH CANCER WAIT AN AVERAGE OF 6.5 YEARS LONGER THAN ADULTS TO ACCESS NEW DRUGS

    An analysis of 117 cancer drugs approved by the US FDA over a 20-year period finds the drugs took a median of 6.5 years to go from...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 21, 2019

    GENETICISTS CONTINUE TO UNRAVEL HOW GENES IMPACT DRUG USE AND ADDICTION

    Research is revealing new insights into how genes impact drug use and addiction through a novel study of susceptibility to the effects...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 21, 2019

    WHAT'S THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF 'ZAPPING' IN EPILEPSY LASER SURGERY?

    A multicenter trial of minimally invasive laser surgery to treat epileptic seizures reveals approaches for better seizure control with...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 21, 2019

    DAWN-TO-SUNSET FASTING SUGGESTS POTENTIAL NEW TREATMENT FOR OBESITY-RELATED CONDITIONS

    Fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 days increased levels of proteins that play a crucial role in improving insulin resistance and protecting...

    Obesity, Diet
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 21, 2019

    POTENTIAL BREAKTHROUGH IN UNDERSTANDING TUMOR DORMANCY

    Scientists may have uncovered a primary method through which cancer cells exist undetected in an organism and received more than $1...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 21, 2019

    CERTAIN PLACENTAL STEM CELLS CAN REGENERATE HEART AFTER HEART ATTACK

    Researchers have identified a new stem cell type that can significantly improve cardiac function.