• By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    ORGAN TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS REMAIN VULNERABLE TO COVID-19 EVEN AFTER SECOND VACCINE DOSE

    In a new study, researchers show that although two doses of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 - the virus that causes COVID 19 - confers...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    ONLINE LEARNING DOESN'T IMPROVE STUDENT SLEEP HABITS, RESEARCH SUGGESTS

    New research suggests that students learning remotely become night owls but do not sleep more despite the time saved commuting, working...

    Sleep
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    SUGAR-SWEETENED DRINKS LINKED TO INCREASED RISK OF COLORECTAL CANCER IN WOMEN UNDER 50, STUDY FINDS

    Colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased among people under age 50 in recent years and researchers are seeking reasons why. A new...

    Cancer, Adolescence
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    ALZHEIMER'S STUDY: A MEDITERRANEAN DIET MIGHT PROTECT AGAINST MEMORY LOSS AND DEMENTIA

    Alzheimer's disease is caused by protein deposits in the brain and the rapid loss of brain matter. But a Mediterranean diet rich in...

    Diet, Brain, Alzheimer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    ARTIFICIAL COLOR-CHANGING MATERIAL THAT MIMICS CHAMELEON SKIN CAN DETECT SEAFOOD FRESHNESS

    Scientists have designed an artificial color-changing material that mimics chameleon skin, with luminogens organized into different...

    Skin
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    MANY CONSUMERS MISINTERPRET FOOD DATE LABELS, YET USE THEM WITH CONFIDENCE

    Misunderstanding food date labeling is common and educational communications are needed to improve consumer understanding, according...

    Food
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    BLOCKING VIRUSES' EXIT STRATEGY

    Tests of a new antiviral that aims to prevent the deadly Marburg virus from spreading in the body show promise, according to a new...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    THE CEREBELLUM MAY HAVE PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN BRAIN

    The cerebellum - a part of the brain once recognized mainly for its role in coordinating movement - underwent evolutionary changes...

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    COVID-19 VACCINE DELIVERY BY AGE MAY MITIGATE DEATHS AND SEVERE HEALTH IMPACTS

    Strategic vaccine delivery is critical to reducing COVID-19 transmission, mortality and long-term health impacts. A new study suggests...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    TEMPERATURE EXPLAINS WHY AQUATIC LIFE IS MORE DIVERSE NEAR EQUATOR

    New research suggests that temperature can largely explain why the greatest variety of aquatic life resides in the tropics - but also...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    YOUNGEST CHILDREN IN CLASS MORE LIKELY TO BE DIAGNOSED WITH LEARNING DISABILITY

    Children born in December are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with a learning disorder as those born in January in school districts...

    Disability
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    SECRET BEHIND MAINTAINING A HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS

    Almost one in six people worldwide live with obesity, which may have serious health consequences. Researchers now document how to effectively...

    Obesity
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    COVID-19 VACCINE IS ASSOCIATED WITH FEWER ASYMPTOMATIC SARS-COV-2 INFECTIONS, STUDY FINDS

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital COVID-19 screening and vaccination program for employees offers early evidence that vaccine protects...

    Vaccination, Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    HEALTHY YOUNG ADULTS WHO HAD COVID-19 MAY HAVE LONG-TERM IMPACT ON BLOOD VESSELS AND HEART HEALTH

    New research highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized...

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    SHINING NEW LIGHT ON STEPPARENT FAIRY-TALE STEREOTYPE

    Although the fairy tale of the wicked stepmother is a tale as old as time, the effects of blending children with their new stepfamilies...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    ONE BONE FRACTURE INCREASES RISK FOR SUBSEQUENT BREAKS IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN

    Current guidelines for managing osteoporosis specifically call out hip or spine fractures for increasing the risk for subsequent bone...

    Osteoporosis, Legs, Arm
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    PREDIABETES MAY NOT BE AS BENIGN AS ONCE THOUGHT

    People with prediabetes were significantly more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or other major cardiovascular event when compared...

    Stroke
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE SLEEP LINKED TO ELEVATED HEART RISKS IN PEOPLE FREE FROM DISEASE

    People who clock six to seven hours of sleep a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke when compared with...

    Stroke, Sleep
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    TRACKING DOWN THE TINIEST OF FORCES: HOW T CELLS DETECT INVADERS

    What happens on a molecular level, when our immune system detects antigens? Scientists have found out, how T cells exert tiny forces...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 7, 2021

    3D BIOPRINTING TECHNIQUE CONTROLS CELL ORIENTATION

    Scientists have developed a new approach for directing cell orientation within deposited hydrogel fibers via a method called multicompartmental...