• By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    STUDY OF BREASTFEEDING DIFFICULTIES DUE TO OBESITY INFORMS NEED FOR TARGETED INTERVENTIONS FOR BETTER BREASTFEEDING OUTCOMES

    Delayed lactogenesis was more prevalent among women who were obese pre-pregnancy and that excessive gestational weight gain was also...

    Pregnancy, Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    COOL ROOFS HAVE WATER SAVING BENEFITS TOO

    The energy and climate benefits of cool roofs have been well established: By reflecting rather than absorbing the sun's energy, light-colored...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    CELL BIOLOGY: CLEANING UP? NOT WITHOUT HELPERS

    Scientists explain assembly and transport function of 'old' calcium pumps by 'new' partner proteins.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS COMMONLY STAY AT JOBS TO KEEP HEALTH INSURANCE, NEW STUDY FINDS

    A significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect...

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    COUNTRY'S PREVALENCE OF VISUAL IMPAIRMENT, BLINDNESS ASSOCIATED WITH LEVEL OF SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOP

    In an analysis of data for 190 countries and territories, those with higher levels of socioeconomic development had a lower prevalence...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THE END OF PNEUMONIA? NEW VACCINE OFFERS HOPE

    A new vaccine under development provoked an immune response to 72 forms of the bacteria that's responsible for pneumonia, sepsis and...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THE SKINNY ON LIPID IMMUNOLOGY

    Scientists reveal new insights into the basis for T cell receptor autoreactivity to self-phospholipids, with implications for autoimmune...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    ONE IN FIVE YOUNG NON-HISPANIC WHITE WOMEN WHO TAN INDOORS ARE DEPENDENT ON INDOOR TANNING

    More than 20 percent of non-Hispanic white women ages 18 to 30 who reported using an indoor tanning device one or more times in the...

    Depression, Tanning
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    BRAIN TAKES SECONDS TO SWITCH MODES DURING TASKS

    The brain rapidly switches between operational modes in response to tasks and what is replayed can predict how well a task will be...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    RESEARCHERS FIND EVIDENCE OF DNA DAMAGE IN VETERANS WITH GULF WAR ILLNESS

    Researchers say they have found the 'first direct biological evidence' of damage in veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    WALKING BELOW MINIMUM RECOMMENDED LEVELS LINKED TO LOWER MORTALITY RISK

    Regular walking, even if not meeting the minimum recommended levels, is associated with lower mortality compared to inactivity, a new...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    LAST UNKNOWN STRUCTURE OF HIV-1 SOLVED, ANOTHER STEP IN EFFORTS TO DISARM THE AIDS VIRUS

    Researchers have solved the last unknown protein structure of HIV-1, the retrovirus that can cause AIDS. This will further explain...

    AIDS
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    GENETIC INFLUENCES ON THE BRAIN'S REWARD, STRESS SYSTEMS UNDERLIE CO-OCCURRING ALCOHOL USE DISORDER, CHRONIC PAIN

    Alcohol use disorder often co-occurs with chronic pain , yet the relationship between the two is complex - involving genetic, neurophysiological,...

    Stress, Alcohol, Brain, Neurology
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    SHIFTING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FLEXIBILITY, MODULARITY IN THE BRAIN, RESEARCHERS FIND

    A new study has found negative correlation between flexibility and modularity in the brain. Understanding how they interact is essential...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    INSULIN SIGNALING MOLECULE IN LIVER CONTROLS LEVELS OF TRIGLYCERIDE IN BLOOD

    A new animal study shows how insulin controls the movement and storage of fat molecules in the liver and how a breakdown in this system...

    Alcohol
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THE BIRTH OF A NEW PROTEIN

    A yeast protein that evolved from scratch can fold into a compact three-dimensional shape - contrary to the general understanding of...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    MATERNAL DIET MAY PROGRAM CHILD FOR DISEASE RISK, BUT BETTER NUTRITION LATER CAN CHANGE THAT

    A mother's diet during pregnancy, particularly one that is high-fat, may program her baby for future risk of certain diseases such...

    Nutrition, Baby, Child, Pregnancy, Diabetes, Diet
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    ITSY BITSY SPIDER: FEAR OF SPIDERS AND SNAKES IS DEEPLY EMBEDDED IN US

    Snakes and spiders evoke fear and disgust in many people, even in developed countries where hardly anybody comes into contact with...

    Stress, Baby
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    STUDY SHOWS HOW NERVES DRIVE PROSTATE CANCER

    Certain nerves sustain prostate cancer growth by triggering a switch that causes tumor vessels to proliferate, show researchers. Their...

    Prostate, Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 20, 2017

    RESEARCHERS DRILL DOWN INTO GENE BEHIND FRONTOTEMPORAL LOBAR DEGENERATION

    Mutations in the TMEM106B gene significantly increases a person's risk of frontotemporal lobar degeneration , the second most common...