• By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    SCIENTISTS SMASH LETHAL BACTERIA THAT ACTS LIKE A HAMMER

    New research could lead to better treatment options for a rare but very lethal type of bacterial infection.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    INCREASING URBAN GREENERY COULD HAVE PREVENTED AT LEAST 34,000 US DEATHS OVER TWO DECADES

    A US nationwide study found that increasing green vegetation in large, metropolitan areas could have prevented between 34,000-38,000...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    HAYWIRE T CELLS ATTACK PROTEIN IN 'BAD' CHOLESTEROL

    Detecting these T cells may lead to diagnostics to better detect heart disease-and disease severity-through a blood sample. The knowledge...

    Cholesterol, Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    STUDY DISCOVERS AN UNDERLYING CAUSE FOR INFANTILE SPASMS AND POINTS TO A NOVEL THERAPY

    A groundbreaking study has found the underlying cause and a potential treatment for infantile spasms - intractable epilepsy common...

    Baby
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    NEW RESEARCH CHALLENGES ESTABLISHED IDEAS ABOUT INFANT CRYING

    A research project provides a new understanding of what can be defined as normal and excessive crying among infants.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    STUDY LINKS THALAMUS INHIBITION IN ADOLESCENCE TO LONG-LASTING CORTICAL ABNORMALITIES

    Researchers have reported new evidence that cognitive abnormalities seen in neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia may be...

    Adolescence
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    CHILDREN WITH SAME-SEX PARENTS ARE SOCIALLY WELL-ADJUSTED

    Difficult social and legal conditions are stress factors for same-sex families, but do not affect the behavior of children and young...

    Stress
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    NEW RESEARCH SHOWS NO EVIDENCE OF STRUCTURAL BRAIN CHANGE WITH SHORT-TERM MINDFULNESS TRAINING

    A team found flaws in previous research that purported to show meditation could alter the brain's structure.

    Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    CLIMATE CHANGE LIKELY TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF SLEEP THAT PEOPLE GET PER YEAR

    Most research looking at the impact of climate change on human life has focused on how extreme weather events affect economic and societal...

    Sleep
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    NOVEL PRECLINICAL DRUG COULD HAVE POTENTIAL TO COMBAT DEPRESSION, BRAIN INJURY AND COGNITIVE DISORDERS

    Scientists have described a novel preclinical drug that could have the potential to combat depression, brain injury and diseases that...

    Brain, Drugs, Depression
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    RESEARCH REVEALS SURPRISING INACTIVATION MECHANISM FOR A VOLTAGE-GATED ION CHANNEL

    The study from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital presents a new understanding of how a VGIC, crucial for the communication of neurons...

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    KILLER T VS. MEMORY - DNA ISN'T DESTINY FOR T CELLS

    Scientists have uncovered how one type of T cell creates two genetically identical, but functionally different, daughter cells.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    RESEARCH BRINGS HOPE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY TREATMENT

    Scientists have shown an existing drug may reduce damage after spinal cord injury, by blocking the inflammatory response in the spinal...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    INSOMNIA IN MIDLIFE MAY MANIFEST AS COGNITIVE PROBLEMS IN RETIREMENT AGE

    According to a new study, long-term insomnia symptoms can pose a risk of poorer cognitive functioning later in life. This is another...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    UNCOVERING NEW DETAILS OF THE BRAIN'S FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE

    A research team has mapped out the development and genetic trajectory of previously understudied macrophages associated with the central...

    Brain, Alzheimer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    DIETARY CHOLESTEROL WORSENS INFLAMMATION, SICKNESS IN MICE WITH INFLUENZA

    New research suggests high levels of dietary cholesterol make mice sicker when infected with influenza. This study links cholesterol...

    Cholesterol, Diet
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    ARE PEOPLE SWAPPING THEIR CATS AND GOLDFISH FOR PRAYING MANTISES?

    Praying mantises have gained recent popularity as pets, sold at animal fairs and pet markets, but also collected in the wild by a fast-growing...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    EPILEPSY DRUG STOPS NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMOR GROWTH IN MICE

    People with neurofibromatosis type 1 develop tumors on nerves throughout their bodies. Researchers have discovered that nerve cells...

    Tumors, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    SCIENTISTS DEVISE METHOD TO PREVENT DEADLY HOSPITAL INFECTIONS WITHOUT ANTIBIOTICS

    Some 1.7 million Americans each year acquire hospital infections, resulting in nearly 100,000 deaths from infection-related complications....

    Hospital
  • By ScienceDaily   -   May 22, 2022

    DO COMPRESSION GARMENTS FACILITATE MUSCLE RECOVERY AFTER EXERCISE?

    Thought to enhance muscle recovery, compression garments are commonly worn by athletes and people engaging in exercise. Yet, an international...