FRAGMENTED SLEEP PATTERNS CAN PREDICT VULNERABILITY TO CHRONIC STRESS

New research used an animal model to demonstrate how abnormal sleep architecture can be a predictor of stress vulnerability. These...

STUDENTS RETURNING HOME MAY HAVE CAUSED 9,400 SECONDARY COVID-19 INFECTIONS ACROSS UK

A new statistical model suggests that an infected student returning home for Christmas would, on average, have infected just less than...

 
 
 

WHERE COVID-19 HIT HARDEST, SUDDEN DEATHS OUTSIDE THE HOSPITAL INCREASED, STUDY FINDS

A study across New York City found that out-of-hospital sudden deaths follow the geographic distribution of SARS-CoV-2, suggesting...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN BRAZIL HAS OVERWHELMED ITS HEALTH SYSTEMS, ANALYSIS SHOWS

An analysis of the first 250,000 patients admitted to hospital with coronavirus reveals a high mortality and inequities in the quality...

 
 
 

RAPID BLOOD TEST IDENTIFIES COVID-19 PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK OF SEVERE DISEASE

Scientists have shown that a relatively simple and rapid blood test can predict which patients with COVID-19 are at highest risk of...

NEW COMPUTATIONAL TOOL RELIABLY DIFFERENTIATES BETWEEN CANCER AND NORMAL CELLS FROM SINGLE-CELL RNA-SEQUENCING DATA

Researchers have developed a new computational tool to accurately differentiate between cancer cells and normal cells when analyzing...

 
 
 

SYNTHESIS OF POTENT ANTIBIOTIC FOLLOWS UNUSUAL CHEMICAL PATHWAY

Images of a protein involved in creating a potent antibiotic reveal the unusual first steps of the antibiotic's synthesis. The improved...

PERSONALIZED BRAIN STIMULATION ALLEVIATES SEVERE DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS

Targeted neuromodulation tailored to individual patients' distinctive symptoms is an increasingly common way of correcting misfiring...

 
 
 

MANY PARENTS SAY TEENS WITH ANXIETY, DEPRESSION MAY BENEFIT FROM PEER CONFIDANTS AT SCHOOL

Three-quarters of parents in a new national poll think peers better understand teen challenges, compared to teachers or counselors...

SCIENTISTS REVEAL MECHANISM THAT CAUSES IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Researchers have identified the biological mechanism that explains why some people experience abdominal pain when they eat certain...

 
 
 

ONE SMALL ALCOHOLIC DRINK A DAY IS LINKED TO AN INCREASED RISK OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

A study of nearly 108,000 people has found that people who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at increased risk of atrial...

OVERACTIVE FOOD QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM TRIGGERS FOOD ALLERGIES, SCIENTISTS SAY

In a new paper, immunobiologists propose an expanded explanation for the rise of food allergies - the exaggerated activation of our...

 
 
 

MODEL ANALYZES HOW VIRUSES ESCAPE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

MIT researchers have devised a way to computationally model viral escape, using models that were originally developed to model language....

EVEN SKIN SHIELDED FROM THE SUN ACCUMULATES GENOMIC DNA CHANGES FROM UV LIGHT

For the first time, scientists have measured the different types of genomic DNA changes that occur in skin cells, finding that mutations...

 
 
 

AN UNEXPECTED, AND NOVEL, TARGET FOR PROSTATE CANCER: OUR BIOLOGICAL CLOCK

Researchers find that CRY-1, a regulator of circadian rhythms, promotes tumor progression by altering DNA repair.

COULD ALTERING MEALTIMES PREVENT DEVELOPMENT OF TYPE 2 DIABETES?

An innovative new study is set to examine if changing our mealtimes to earlier or later in the day could reduce the risk of developing...

 
 
 

SARS-COV-2 ANTIBODY TEST HELPS SELECT DONOR BLOOD SAMPLES FOR THERAPEUTIC USE

Researchers have developed and applied a robust, versatile antibody test to assist health authorities in managing the coronavirus disease...

TOOL TO DISTRIBUTE LIMITED VACCINES EQUITABLY

Researchers have developed a tool that incorporates a person's age and socioeconomic status to prioritize vaccine distribution among...

 
 
 

DESIGNER CYTOKINE MAKES PARALYZED MICE WALK AGAIN

Using gene therapy, a research team has succeeded in getting mice to walk again after a complete cross-sectional injury. The nerve...

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY NUTRIENT THAT HELPS PREVENT BACTERIAL INFECTION

Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient - taurine - that helps the gut...

 
 
 



More than 45,000 people in Florida are overdue for their second coronavirus...

More than 45,000 people in Florida are overdue for their second coronavirus vaccine dose

Of the 1.03 million people in Florida who have received at least one shot of the coronavirus vaccine, 45,056 are overdue for their second dose, data from the state's health... Read more ...

Students Returning Home may Have Caused Secondary COVID-19 Infections

Students Returning Home may Have Caused Secondary COVID-19 Infections

A student infected with COVID-19 returning home from university for Christmas would, on average, have infected just less than one other household member with the virus. Read more ...

California scientist calls for pause on using a batch of Moderna vaccines...

California scientist calls for pause on using a batch of Moderna vaccines after allergic reactions 

California's top epidemiologist Dr Erica S Pan issued a statement on Sunday urging no clinicians use Moderna jabs from the specific lot until an investigation is completed. Read more ...

New COVID-19 strain that is different from UK's 'highly contagious' variant...

New COVID-19 strain that is different from UK's 'highly contagious' variant is found in California 

A new coronavirus variant, first seen in Denmark in March, has been identified in California in more than a dozen counties and has been linked to large outbreaks in Santa Clara. Read more ...

Personalized Brain Stimulation Eases Depression Symptoms

Personalized Brain Stimulation Eases Depression Symptoms

A novel personalized neuromodulation approach that at least in one patient provided relief from symptoms of severe treatment-resistant depression within minutes. Read more ...

Patriots, don't fall for the D.C. trap: Do NOT show up to Biden's election...

Patriots, don't fall for the D.C. trap: Do NOT show up to Biden's election theft inaugural ARMED

In case you haven't heard, the powers that be are turning our nation's capital into an armed encampment ahead of Joe Biden's stolen inaugural. Granted, there is always a... Read more ...

AOC and the Dems are looking to abolish the First Amendment entirely, target...

AOC and the Dems are looking to abolish the First Amendment entirely, target all political opposition

As razor wire fences are erected around the U.S. Capitol, communism is rising in the halls of Congress. In violation of her oath to the U.S. Constitution, Alexandria... Read more ...

Growing Close Then Saying Goodbye

Growing Close Then Saying Goodbye

Listen and subscribe on Apple, Stitcher, and Spotify, so you don't miss the next episode. And if you like what you hear, a five-star rating goes a long way in helping us share... Read more ...

Antbiotic Thiostrepton Synthesis Follows Unusual Chemical Pathway

Antbiotic Thiostrepton Synthesis Follows Unusual Chemical Pathway

In culture, the antibiotic thiostrepton is very potent against Gram-positive pathogens and can even target certain breast cancer cells. Read more ...

FBI Looking For Woman Who Stole Nancy Pelosi's Laptop To ‘Sell To Russia'

FBI Looking For Woman Who Stole Nancy Pelosi's Laptop To ‘Sell To Russia'

Williams is said to be “gone” according to her mother The FBI has issued a warrant for a woman identified as a part of the mob that overtook the Capitol on January 6 who may... Read more ...