• By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    CHEESEBURGER OR SALAD? HOW MUSIC VOLUME IMPACTS YOUR DECISION

    Ambient music played in restaurants plays a major role in whether you order a healthy or unhealthy meal.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    TO MANAGE WEIGHT, IT MAY MATTER WHEN PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS ARE CONSUMED

    People looking to manage their weight with strength-training and protein supplements should consume their supplements during a meal,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    EACH HOUR OF DELAY IN DETECTING ABNORMAL LACTATES IN PATIENTS WITH SEPSIS INCREASES THE ODDS OF IN-HOSPITAL DEATH

    Because of a known association between elevated lactate levels and increased mortality, sepsis guidelines mandate that lactate levels...

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    AIR POLLUTION ASSOCIATED WITH ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS HOSPITALIZATION OF ELDERLY

    In a new study, researchers found significant associations between seniors' long-term exposure to two types of air pollution and hospitalization...

    Senior, Pollution, Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    STRENUOUS EXERCISE IN ADOLESCENCE MAY WARD OFF HEIGHT LOSS LATER IN LIFE

    A new study has identified several key factors in postmenopausal women that are associated with height loss, a common occurrence in...

    Adolescence
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    PAINLESS REAL-TIME PROTEOMICS MAY ONE DAY SPEED UP CANCER SURGERY

    Researchers have developed a matrix-assisted ion source for mass spectrometry that can liberate lipids and metabolites from the skin...

    Skin, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    WHEY PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS AND EXERCISE HELP WOMEN IMPROVE BODY COMPOSITION

    It's known that men benefit from whey protein supplements and exercise, and for what is believed to be the first time, the same can...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    REHABILITATING LACTATE: FROM POISON TO CURE

    When George Brooks first began investigating lactate, or lactic acid, sports physiologists saw it as a muscle poison that lowered performance....

    Sport, Plan, Cures, Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    YOU ARE WHAT YOUR MOTHER EATS

    Researchers have demonstrated that two neurons key to growth and metabolism - GHRH and AgRP - are developmentally interconnected. This...

    Nutrition, Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    GENETIC DIVERSITY HELPS PROTECT AGAINST DISEASE

    So much for survival of the fittest - diversity is the key: a team of researchers has succeeded in demonstrating experimentally that...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 25, 2018

    DO CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS HELP CHILDREN LIVING IN CONFLICT AND CRISIS SETTINGS?

    Millions of young children living in conditions of war, disaster, and displacement are at increased risk for developmental difficulties...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    PROGRAMMING SYNTHETIC MOLECULAR CODES TO TURN GENES 'ON'

    A team of researchers developed a synthetic molecular code to script gene activation. The process could help lead to future gene-based...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    CANCER CELLS CO-OPT PAIN-SENSING 'WASABI RECEPTOR' TO SURVIVE OXIDATIVE STRESS

    Some cancers express unusually high levels of a neural calcium channel known as the 'wasabi receptor,' which plays a role in detecting...

    Stress, Cold, Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    USING FACEBOOK TO HELP YOUNG ADULTS QUIT SMOKING

    A national clinical trial testing a smoking cessation intervention for young adults that was conducted entirely on Facebook has found...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    INGESTIBLE 'BACTERIA ON A CHIP' COULD HELP DIAGNOSE DISEASE

    Researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    PAST USE OF DISINFECTANTS AND PPE FOR EBOLA COULD INFORM FUTURE OUTBREAKS

    Data from the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak at two Sierra Leone facilities reveal daily usage rates for disinfectant and personal protective...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    GUT MICROBIOME CAN CONTROL ANTITUMOR IMMUNE FUNCTION IN LIVER

    Scientists have found a connection between bacteria in the gut and antitumor immune responses in the liver. Bacteria found in the gut...

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    MOLECULAR NETWORK BOOSTS DRUG RESISTANCE AND VIRULENCE IN HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED BACTERIUM

    In response to antibiotics, a gene regulation network found in the bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii acts to boost both virulence and...

    Hospital, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    TICK BITE PROTECTION: NEW CDC STUDY ADDS TO THE PROMISE OF PERMETHRIN-TREATED CLOTHING

    The case for permethrin-treated clothing to prevent tick bites keeps getting stronger. In new experiments, clothing treated with an...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 24, 2018

    RECONSTRUCTING ZIKA'S SPREAD

    The urgent threat from Zika virus, which dominated headlines in early 2016, has passed. But research into how Zika and other mosquito-borne...