• By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 20, 2019

    MUSIC CAN BE A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO MEDICATIONS IN REDUCING ANXIETY BEFORE ANESTHESIA

    Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to a peripheral nerve block procedure, according...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    BIOLOGIST LEADS PIONEERING STUDY ON STRESS

    A biologist conducted a pioneering research study that could help us to better understand the role of dopamine in stress resilience...

    Stress
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    TAKE A BATH 90 MINUTES BEFORE BEDTIME TO GET BETTER SLEEP

    Biomedical engineers have found a way for people to get better shuteye. Systematic review protocols allowed researchers to analyze...

    Sleep
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    DISCOVERING HOW DIABETES LEADS TO VASCULAR DISEASE

    A team scientists and physicians has identified a cellular connection between diabetes and one of its major complications - blood vessel...

    Stroke, Diabetes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    NATIONS WITH STRONG WOMEN'S RIGHTS LIKELY TO HAVE BETTER POPULATION HEALTH AND FASTER GROWTH

    Nations with strong women's rights are more likely to have better health and faster growth than those who don't promote and protect...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    MORE WOMEN USING CANNABIS DAILY BEFORE AND DURING PREGNANCY, RESEARCH FINDS

    The number of women using cannabis in the year before they get pregnant and early in their pregnancies is increasing, and their frequency...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    BOOSTING THE DISCOVERY OF NEW DRUGS TO TREAT SPINAL CORD INJURIES USING ZEBRAFISH

    A research team led by Leonor Saúde, Principal Investigator at Instituto de Medicina Molecular, in partnership with the company Technophage,...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    OFFERING CHILDREN A WIDE VARIETY AND LARGE QUANTITIES OF SNACK FOOD ENCOURAGES THEM TO EAT MORE

    Offering children a wide variety and large quantities of snack food encourages them to eat more - and may contribute to weight problems,...

    Food
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    AIR POLLUTION LINKED TO INCREASE IN NEWBORN INTENSIVE CARE ADMISSIONS

    Infants born to women exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before delivery are more likely to be admitted to a newborn...

    Pollution
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    2016 US ELECTION LINKED TO INCREASE IN PRETERM BIRTHS AMONG US LATINAS

    A significant jump in preterm births to Latina mothers living in the U.S. occurred in the nine months following the November 8, 2016...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    GENETIC SIMILARITIES OF OSTEOSARCOMA BETWEEN DOGS AND CHILDREN

    A bone cancer known as osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to the results of a new study. The...

    Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    NEWLY DISCOVERED NEURAL PATHWAY PROCESSES ACUTE LIGHT TO AFFECT SLEEP

    Either to check the time or waste time, people often look at their smartphones after waking in the middle of the night. While this...

    Sleep
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    ECO-FRIENDLY COMPOSITE CATALYST AND ULTRASOUND REMOVES POLLUTANTS FROM WATER

    Scientists have developed a wastewater treatment process that uses a common agricultural byproduct to effectively remove pollutants...

    Pollution
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    HOW LONG DOES A SURGERY TAKE? RESEARCHERS CREATE MODEL

    For years, surgeons have estimated how long a surgery will take. Now, researchers have created a model using data from more than 45k...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    3Q29 DELETION SURVEY: DISTINCT SOCIAL PROFILE, HIGH ASD RISK

    3q29 deletion syndrome is a strong risk factor for both schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder. People with the rare condition...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    UNDERSTANDING THE MODE OF ACTION OF THE PRIMAQUINE: NEW INSIGHTS INTO A 70 YEAR OLD PUZZLE

    Researchers have taken significant steps in understanding the way that the anti-malarial drug primaquine works, which they hope will...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    HEARING LOSS TIED WITH MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL AILMENTS IN OLDER PEOPLE

    Hearing loss has a profound impact on older people, as it can lead to anxiety, restricted activity, and perhaps even cognitive decline...

    AIDS
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    STUDY SHOWS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TYPE OF DELIVERY AND TWINS' PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

    A research team has analyzed for the first time the effect of the type of delivery on twins' psychological development and intelligence,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    SHEDDING LIGHT ON DARKER PARTS OF OUR GENETIC HERITAGE

    More than half of our genome consists of transposons, DNA sequences that are reminiscent of ancient, extinct viruses. Transposons are...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 19, 2019

    NEWLY DISCOVERED BIOSYNTHETIC PATHWAY IN BACTERIA RECIPE FOR DRUG DISCOVERY AND PRODUCTION

    Researchers have described a novel biochemical strategy used by bacteria to synthesize natural products.

    Drugs