SALK SCIENTISTS RECEIVE NIH FUNDING TO MAP BRAIN CIRCUITRY FOR MOVEMENT

A team of Salk scientists led by Professor Martyn Goulding has been awarded $14.3 million over five years by the National Institutes...

NALOXONE DISTRIBUTION INCREASES RAPIDLY AFTER AVAILABILITY OF KITS AT ONTARIO PHARMACIES

The distribution of naloxone kits in Ontario increased rapidly after they were made available free of charge through community pharmacies...

 
 
 

SNAP IS EFFECTIVE IN ADDRESSING THE RIGHT TO FOOD

Alleviating food insecurity is often seen as one of the fundamental roles a country should fulfill. In some cases, this is encapsulated...

POTATOES AS EFFECTIVE AS CARBOHYDRATE GELS FOR BOOSTING PERFORMANCE IN TRAINED ATHLETES

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels...

 
 
 

OPAT ADHERENCE DEVICE TOOK TOP PRIZE AT IDEA INCUBATOR COMPETITION

A device designed to improve adherence to outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy took top prize at the second IDEA Incubator,...

CREATINE SERVES AS A MOLECULAR BATTERY TO POWER KILLER T CELLS' FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

Creatine, the organic acid that is popularly taken as a supplement by athletes and bodybuilders, serves as a molecular battery for...

 
 
 

NCATS FUNDS 'ALL OF US RESEARCH PROGRAM' TO EVALUATE INNOVATIVE DNA SEQUENCING TOOLS

The All of Us Research Program has selected the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, to evaluate the use of...

NIH OFFERS SUPPORT TO ADDRESS ETHICAL CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH CLINICAL RESEARCH ADVANCES

With support from the National Institutes of Health's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative, scientists...

 
 
 

HIGHLY DILUTED CANDIDATE EBOLA VACCINE REMAINS FULLY PROTECTIVE AGAINST DISEASE IN MACAQUES

A single dose of a highly diluted VSV-Ebola virus vaccine-approximately one-millionth of what is in the vaccine being used to help...

NEW NIH BRAIN INITIATIVE AWARDS ACCELERATE THE PACE OF NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH

Scientists have been developing astounding new tools for exploring neural circuits that underlie brain function throughout the first...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS SHOW HOW OUR MEMORIES STABILIZE WHILE WE SLEEP

Scientists at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology have shown that delta waves emitted while we sleep are not generalized...

DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF NGS-BASED MICROSATELLITE INSTABILITY ASSAY

The assay has a clinically relevant five-day turnaround time and can be conducted on as little as 20 ng genomic DNA with a batch size...

 
 
 

ONCOLOGY PHARMACISTS PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN TREATING CANCER PATIENTS

One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center like Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey,...

STUDY SHEDS LIGHT ON WHY RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS ARE MORE DEADLY IN DIABETIC PATIENTS

Ince the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus first emerged in Saudi Arabia in 2012, there have been more than 2,400 confirmed...

 
 
 

POOR URBAN CONSUMERS WILLING TO PAY A PREMIUM FOR MORE NUTRITIOUS FOOD, SHOWS STUDY

Ugandans and Kenyans in poor urban households are willing to pay a premium for more nutritious flour, new research shows.

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER GENES LINKED TO SEX RATIO AND MALE FERTILITY IN MICE

One of the more recent trends among parents-to-be is the so-called gender reveal, a party complete with pink or blue cake to answer...

 
 
 

NEW POLYSOMNOGRAPHY ELECTRODE SET ENABLES EASY, ACCURATE ASSESSMENT OF SLEEP BRUXISM SEVERITY

An easy-to-use electrode set can assess sleep bruxism severity as well as a conventional polysomnography, a new study from the University...

STUDY EXPLORES HOW THE HUMAN LUNG DEVELOPS AT SINGLE CELL LEVEL

The invention of interactive map applications has revolutionized wayfinding, providing an unprecedented level of information far beyond...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY COMPOUND EFFECTIVE IN KILLING CHEMOTHERAPY-RESISTANT CANCER CELLS

A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells has been identified, raising hopes of producing...

'FLAMENCO-STYLE' DANCING MOLECULE COULD FORM THE BASIS FOR NEW LONGER-LASTING SUNSCREEN

A molecule that protects plants from overexposure to harmful sunlight thanks to its flamenco-style twist could form the basis for a...

 
 
 



21 Best Toys & Gifts For 8-Year Old Boys And Girls, According To An Expert

21 Best Toys & Gifts For 8-Year Old Boys And Girls, According To An Expert

Age eight is a time to cultivate a child's creativity and encourage them to learn new skills. Dr. Lauren Gardner , a psychologist at the Center for Behavioral Health at Johns... Read more ...

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

Food and Drug Administration tests found 'sub-trace' amounts of asbestos, a contaminant linked to cancer in a bottle of Baby Powder. J&J faces 13,000 lawsuits over mesothelioma... Read more ...

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

University of Versailles and Harvard University researchers found that nurses who use bleach and ammonium day-in and day-out faced higher risks for lung diseases that are... Read more ...

Effective Treatment for High-need, High-cost Patients

Effective Treatment for High-need, High-cost Patients

In crisis and with nowhere else to turn, many patients with serious mental and physical health problems and substance use disorders-every year flock to emergency rooms... Read more ...

Exercising before Breakfast can Boost Your Health

Exercising before Breakfast can Boost Your Health

Is it better to exercise in the morning? Yes, working out before breakfast in the morning can offer a wide range of health benefits. So, hurry up, start exercising on an empty... Read more ...

New Revolutionary Method to Detect Life-threatening Tumors

New Revolutionary Method to Detect Life-threatening Tumors

Tumors that tend to grow or spread aggressively can be detected through this cheap method. This method has impeccable accuracy when it comes to identifying highly heterogeneous... Read more ...

Bad Breakups may Not Trigger Weight Gain from Emotional Eating: Study

Bad Breakups may Not Trigger Weight Gain from Emotional Eating: Study

People do not gain weight from emotional eating after a relationship breakup, reveals a new study. Read more ...

What's Causing Your Child's Meltdowns?

What's Causing Your Child's Meltdowns?

Does it feel like you're in a constant battle with your child? Are you dealing with frequent emotional outbursts - intense meltdowns, defiance, explosive anger, or... Read more ...

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can...

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can be used for cancer

Worsening UK shortages mean drugs in short supply will have to be given to NHS patients, rather than shipped abroad for higher profit. Yesterday exporting alprostadil was banned. Read more ...

High-fat, Low-carb Keto Diet may Affect Your Skin

High-fat, Low-carb Keto Diet may Affect Your Skin

Is keto diet good or bad? Eating ketogenic diets with very high-fat content may affect your skin. A new study highlighted that high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diets high in... Read more ...