• By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 24, 2019

    BRAIN PROTEIN MUTATION FROM CHILD WITH AUTISM CAUSES AUTISM-LIKE BEHAVIORAL CHANGE IN MICE

    A de novo gene mutation that encodes a brain protein in a child with autism has been placed into the brains of mice. These mice then...

    Child, Brain
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 24, 2019

    COMPENSATORY STRATEGIES TO DISGUISE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER MAY DELAY DIAGNOSIS

    The first scientific study of compensatory strategies - techniques to camouflage autism - finds that they have positive and negative...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 24, 2019

    DAILY E-CIGARETTE USE MAY HELP SMOKERS QUIT REGULAR CIGARETTES

    A new study provides critical evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes daily helps U.S. smokers to quit traditional cigarettes.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 24, 2019

    NEW MOMS MAY BE VULNERABLE TO 'SHARENTING'

    Two related studies found evidence that women's feelings of vulnerability about being a mother are linked to their posting on social...

    Mom
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    RESEARCHERS UNVEIL EXPERIMENTAL COMPOUND TO BLOCK THERAPEUTIC TARGET IN BLOOD CANCER

    Researchers have discovered a hyperactive cell signal that contributes to tumor growth in primary effusion lymphoma, an aggressive...

    Lymphoma, Tumors, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    REJECTED AND UNFILLED PRESCRIPTIONS FOR NEW, MORE EXPENSIVE CHOLESTEROL DRUGS TIED TO HIGHER HEART, STROKE RISK

    Prescriptions for the newest - but more expensive - cholesterol-lowering drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors that are not covered by insurance...

    Stroke, Drugs, Cholesterol
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    PEOPLE ARE MORE LIKELY TO TRY DRUGS FOR THE FIRST TIME DURING THE SUMMER

    American teenagers and adults are more likely to try illegal or recreational drugs for the first time in the summer, a new study shows.

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    WOMEN MISSING OUT ON THE BEST HEART CARE

    A mistaken belief that coronary heart disease affects only middle-aged men could be the reason why both women and younger people with...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    E. COLI SUPERBUG STRAINS CAN PERSIST IN HEALTHY WOMEN'S GUTS

    A study of over 1,000 healthy women with no urinary tract infection symptoms showed nearly 9% carried multi-drug resistant Escherichia...

    Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    HIT YOUR HEAD, LOSE YOUR SENSE OF SMELL

    People who suffer even a mild concussion can find it difficult to identify smells in the day that follows, and have anxiety problems...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    EVOLUTIONARY GENE LOSS MAY HELP EXPLAIN WHY ONLY HUMANS ARE PRONE TO HEART ATTACKS

    Scientists say the loss of a single gene two to three million years ago in our ancestors may have resulted in a heightened risk of...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    CELLS REQUIRED FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A HEALTHY UTERUS

    A team led by investigators has uncovered insights on a type of a critical cell that to the formation of a functioning uterus.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    BUYING LOCAL? HIGHER PRICE MEANS HIGHER QUALITY IN CONSUMERS' MINDS

    Why are we willing to pay much more for a six pack of craft beer, a locally produced bottle of wine or a regional brand item, often...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    PROTEIN-GENE INTERACTIONS INVOLVED IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    UC San Diego researchers have used the transcriptome - the sum of all messenger RNA molecules expressed from genes - to map protein-gene...

    Alzheimer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    DEVELOPING A NOVEL HIV VACCINE: DNA AND RECOMBINANT PROTEINS

    Researchers have developed a novel vaccine consisting of DNA and recombinant proteins - proteins composed of a portion of an HIV protein...

    Vaccination
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    SLOWER WALKING SPEED MAY PREDICT FUTURE MOBILITY PROBLEMS

    Until now, there has been no ideal way for healthcare providers to measure walking ability, since it involves more than just walking...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    RESEARCHERS GET A HANDLE ON HOW TO CONTROL BLOOD SUGAR AFTER STROKE

    Hyperglycemia, or high levels of glucose, is common in patients with acute ischemic stroke and is associated with worse outcomes compared...

    Stroke
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    OZONE THREAT FROM CLIMATE CHANGE

    We know the recent extreme heat is something that we can expect more of as a result of increasing temperatures due to climate change....

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    AIR POLLUTION IN US ASSOCIATED WITH OVER 30,000 DEATHS AND REDUCED LIFE EXPECTANCY

    Air quality in the US may be linked with increased mortality and reduced life expectancy according to research from Imperial College...

    Pollution
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Jul 23, 2019

    STEM CELL THERAPY FURTHERS RESEARCH FOR INFANTS WITH HYPOPLASTIC LEFT HEART SYNDROME

    A phase I clinical trial is the first research monitored by the Food and Drug Administration that demonstrates the potential of regenerative...

    Drugs, Injection, Food, Injections