• By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    VIRULENCE FACTOR OF THE INFLUENZA A VIRUS MAPPED IN REAL-TIME

    Researchers have used high-speed microscopy to investigate native structure and conformational dynamics of hemagglutinin in influenza...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    DIETARY CHOLESTEROL OR EGG CONSUMPTION DO NOT INCREASE THE RISK OF STROKE, FINNISH STUDY FINDS

    A new study Finland shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to one egg per day is not associated...

    Stroke, Cholesterol
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    ANXIOUS PEOPLE QUICKER TO FLEE DANGER

    By better understanding anxiety circuits in our brain, researchers may one day learn what goes awry in people with anxiety disorders.

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: 'SEEING' CLEARER AND DEEPER INTO LIVE ORGANS

    Scientists using a unique approach have developed a new biomedical imaging contrast agent. They say the breakthrough overcomes a major...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    BENRALIZUMAB NOT EFFECTIVE REDUCING EXACERBATIONS IN MODERATE TO VERY SEVERE COPD

    New research shows that the asthma drug benralizumab failed to decrease annual COPD exacerbation rates for patients with moderate to...

    Drugs, Asthma
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    NEARLY 1 IN 5 PARENTS SAY THEIR CHILD NEVER WEARS A HELMET WHILE RIDING A BIKE

    Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and...

    Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    GOOD LEADERSHIP AND VALUES KEY TO STAFF SATISFACTION

    Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new...

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    CANCER DRUG COULD BE REPURPOSED TO PROVIDE TREATMENT FOR BRAIN ANEURYSMS

    An important class of drug used to treat cancer patients could be used to treat brain aneurysms, according to new research.

    Drugs, Cancer, Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    SEDATION AND CONTROLLED PARALYSIS DO NOT IMPROVE SURVIVAL OF ICU PATIENTS WITH ARDS

    Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases,...

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STROKE SYSTEMS OF CARE TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

    To translate advances in scientific knowledge and innovations in stroke care into improvements in patient outcomes, comprehensive stroke...

    Stroke, Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    ECONOMISTS FIND NET BENEFIT IN SODA TAX

    A team of economists has concluded that soda taxes serve as a 'net good,' an assessment based on an analysis of health benefits and...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    THE HEALING POWER OF A SMILE: A LINK BETWEEN ORAL CARE AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY

    A new study links the benefits of comprehensive oral care to the physical and emotional recovery of patients seeking treatment for...

    Power
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 20, 2019

    STROKE, CANCER AND HEART DISEASE: KEY ACID-ACTIVATED PROTEIN CHANNEL

    Researchers have discovered a long-sought protein, the proton-activated chloride channel , that is activated in acidic environments...

    Stroke, Cancer, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 19, 2019

    BIG DATA REVEALS HIDDEN SUBTYPES OF SEPSIS

    Much like cancer, sepsis isn't simply one condition, but rather many conditions with varying clinical characteristics that could benefit...

    Hospital, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 19, 2019

    WALKING AND STRENGTH TRAINING MAY DECREASE THE RISK OF DYING FROM LIVER DISEASE

    Physical activity, including walking and muscle-strengthening activities, were associated with significantly reduced risk of cirrhosis-related...

    Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 19, 2019

    RESEARCHERS DOCUMENT IMPACT OF COFFEE ON BOWELS

    Coffee drinkers know that coffee helps keep the bowels moving, but researchers in Texas are trying to find out exactly why this is...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 19, 2019

    GROWTH IN LIFE EXPECTANCY IN AUSTRALIA SLOWS

    After 20 years of rapid increases in life expectancy at birth, the rate of growth in Australia is now falling behind most other high-income...

    Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 19, 2019

    BUTTON BATTERIES CAN RAPIDLY DAMAGE STOMACH LINING BEFORE SYMPTOMS APPEAR

    Damage to the lining of the stomach can occur quickly when children swallow button batteries; therefore, clinicians should consider...

    Child
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 19, 2019

    'STEPPED' TREATMENT REDUCES DRINKING IN PATIENTS WITH HIV

    People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing an approach to care known as integrated stepped...

    Alcohol
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 18, 2019

    RESEARCH REVEALS INSULIN-PRODUCING BETA CELLS MAY CHANGE FUNCTION IN DIABETES

    A revolutionary new study using only materials derived from humans has revealed that insulin-producing beta cells can change their...

    Diabetes