• By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 5, 2020

    SALIVA TEST FOR CANNABIS COULD SOMEDAY HELP IDENTIFY IMPAIRED DRIVERS

    Those who consume alcohol and drive are often subjected to roadside stops, breathalyzer tests and stiff penalties if their blood alcohol...

    Alcohol
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 5, 2020

    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CAN SPEED UP THE DETECTION OF STROKE

    Scientists have created a fully automated method for acute ischemic lesion segmentation on brain MRIs and shows how artificial intelligence...

    Stroke, Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 5, 2020

    TWO COVID-19 ARTICLES: MODEL OF SPREAD AS WELL AS CT SCANS AND MORTALITY

    Two studies of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak recently published. One recent study use SIRD model to forecast COVID-19 spread and...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 5, 2020

    URBAN DOGS ARE MORE FEARFUL THAN THEIR COUSINS FROM THE COUNTRY

    Inadequate socialization, inactivity and an urban living environment are associated with social fearfulness in dogs. Among the most...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    INDIVIDUALS TAKING CLASS OF STEROID MEDICATIONS AT HIGH RISK FOR COVID-19

    Individuals taking a class of steroid hormones called glucocorticoids for conditions such as asthma, allergies and arthritis on a routine...

    Allergies, Arthritis, Stress, Asthma
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    RECONSTRUCTING THE CLOCK OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

    Researchers used iPS cells to reconstructed the human 'segmentation clock,' a key point in early embryonic development that determines...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    STUDY OFFERS NEW INSIGHT INTO THE IMPACT OF ANCIENT MIGRATIONS ON THE EUROPEAN LANDSCAPE

    Scientists traced how the two major human migrations recorded in Holocene Europe - the northwestward movement of Anatolian farmer populations...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    MOST DIETS LEAD TO WEIGHT LOSS AND LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE, BUT EFFECTS LARGELY DISAPPEAR AFTER A YEAR

    Reasonably good evidence suggests that most diets result in similar modest weight loss and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors...

    Diet
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    LIMITED SUPPLY MAY SCUPPER PROPOSALS TO USE ANTIMALARIALS TO WARD OFF COVID-19

    Limited global supplies may scupper proposals to use the antimalarial drugs, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, to lessen the symptoms...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    COPD LINKED TO HEIGHTENED RISK OF LUNG CANCER IN PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEVER SMOKED

    COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is linked to a heightened risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked.

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    US MODELLING STUDY ESTIMATES IMPACT OF SCHOOL CLOSURES FOR COVID-19 ON US HEALTH-CARE WORKFORCE AND ASSOCIATED MORTALITY

    US policymakers considering physical distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 face a difficult trade-off between closing...

    Face
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    USING SPONGES TO WIPE OUT CANCER

    Manzamine A, a natural product derived from certain groups of sponges, can block the growth of cervical cancer cells, report researchers....

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    SINGLE MUTATION LEADS TO BIG EFFECTS IN AUTISM-RELATED GENE

    A new study offers clues to why autism spectrum disorder is more common in boys than in girls. National Institutes of Health scientists...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    VACCINE CANDIDATE AGAINST SARS-COV-2 BEING TESTED

    South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    RAPID INFECTIOUS DISEASE SHIFTS IN CHINESE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS PRIOR TO COVID-19

    Deaths of children and adolescents in China due to infectious diseases were becoming rare prior to the covid-19 pandemic, according...

    Adolescence
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    POSSIBLE CORONAVIRUS DRUG IDENTIFIED

    A new study has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world can kill the virus within 48 hours. Scientists...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    POOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCE GREATER FINANCIAL HARDSHIP IN AREAS WHERE INCOME INEQUALITY IS GREATEST

    In areas with the highest levels of income inequality, the poor are less likely to rely on their community for support due to shame...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY GENE THAT FIRST SLOWS, THEN ACCELERATES, PROGRESSION OF ALS IN MICE

    Scientists have provided new insights into how mutations in a gene called TBK1 cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , a progressive...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    THE DESIRE FOR INFORMATION: BLISSFUL IGNORANCE OR PAINFUL TRUTH?

    A new study looks closely at why many people are so likely to avoid useful information - even if it benefits their health. While creating...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Apr 4, 2020

    HOW STRESS REMODELS THE BRAIN

    Stress restructures the brain by halting the production of crucial ion channel proteins, according to research in mice.

    Stress, Brain