• By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    NAD+ CAN RESTORE AGE-RELATED MUSCLE DETERIORATION, RESEARCH FINDS

    Scientists have discovered that Alzheimer's-like protein aggregates underly the muscle deterioration seen in aging. But the aggregates...

    Alzheimer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    FREE ONLINE TOOL CALCULATES RISK OF COVID-19 TRANSMISSION IN POORLY-VENTILATED SPACES

    The vital role of ventilation in the spread of COVID-19 has been quantified by researchers, who have found that in poorly ventilated...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS MAY PROVIDE LONG-TERM BENEFIT FOR PEOPLE WITH MS

    A new study shows that intense immunosuppression followed by a hematopoietic stem cell transplant may prevent disability associated...

    Disability
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    RESEARCHERS DISCOVER MECHANISM BEHIND MOST SEVERE CASES OF A COMMON BLOOD DISORDER

    G6PD deficiency affects about 400 million people worldwide and can pose serious health risks. Now, researchers think they've found...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    BRAIN CELL NETWORK SUPPLIES NEURONS WITH ENERGY

    Until recently, oligodendrocytes were primarily thought to be a kind of cellular insulating tape that accelerates the transmission...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    MAKING MICROWAVES SAFER FOR CHILDREN

    Researchers worked diligently to document the frequency and severity of burn injuries resulting from removing hot contents from the...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    AGE INFLUENCES SEX-RELATED OUTCOMES AFTER HEART ATTACK

    Approximately 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes occur every year in men and women in the US. Sex and age play a large part in who...

    Stroke, Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    METHAMPHETAMINE OVERDOSE DEATHS RISE SHARPLY NATIONWIDE

    Methamphetamine overdose deaths surged in an eight-year period in the United States, according to a new study. The analysis revealed...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    DESIGNER DNA THERAPEUTIC WIPES OUT CANCER STEM CELLS, TREATS MULTIPLE MYELOMA IN MICE

    A new study supports launch of Phase I clinical trial to test a designer DNA agent - an antisense oligonucleotide that targets a gene...

    Myeloma, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    BREAKTHROUGH IN UNDERSTANDING 'TUMMY BUG' BACTERIA

    Scientists have discovered how bacteria commonly responsible for seafood-related stomach upsets can go dormant and then 'wake up'.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    SMART VACCINE SCHEME QUICK TO CURB RABIES THREAT IN AFRICAN CITIES

    More people could be protected from life-threatening rabies thanks to an agile approach to dog vaccination using smart phone technology...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION LINKED TO PORTION OF CANCER INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY, REPORT SHOWS

    A new study finds that alcohol consumption accounts for a considerable portion of cancer incidence and mortality in all 50 states and...

    Cancer, Alcohol
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    RESEARCH IDENTIFIES GENETIC RISK FACTOR FOR STROKE

    A team of researchers has identified a common genetic variant as a risk factor for stroke, especially in patients older than 65.

    Stroke
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    ALS STUDY REVEALS A UNIQUE POPULATION

    The secrets long hidden in the DNA of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis living in Malta have been unlocked, according to...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    POTENTIAL COVID-19 DRUG IS SUCCESSFUL IN LAB STUDY

    A new therapy is showing success as a way to prevent COVID-19 symptoms in mice.

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    UNLOCKING 'THE SHAPE OF WATER' IN MECHANISMS OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

    Researchers captured and comparted hi-res images of ribosome structures from sensitive and resistant bacteria and report that a water...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 20, 2021

    APPEARANCE, SOCIAL NORMS KEEP STUDENTS OFF ZOOM CAMERAS

    Researchers surveyed 312 students found that while some students had concerns about the lack of privacy or their home environment,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 19, 2021

    NEW BIOMATERIALS CAN BE 'FINE-TUNED' FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS

    Researchers have succeeded in 'fine tuning' a new thermoplastic biomaterial to enable both the rate at which it degrades in the body...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 19, 2021

    OBESE, SNORING MINI PIGS SHOW HOW AIR FLOWS THROUGH THE THROAT DURING SLEEP APNEA

    A study has found that obese Yucatan mini pigs have naturally occurring sleep apnea and that MRI scans taken while they're in sedated...

    Sleep, Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jan 19, 2021

    EGGS REVEAL WHAT MAY HAPPEN TO BRAIN ON IMPACT

    Our brains consist of soft matter bathed in watery cerebrospinal fluid inside a hard skull, and in a new article, researchers describe...

    Brain