WHY SOME OF US ARE HUNGRY ALL THE TIME

New research shows that people who experience big dips in blood sugar levels, several hours after eating, end up feeling hungrier and...

ROAD SALTS AND OTHER HUMAN SOURCES ARE THREATENING WORLD'S FRESHWATER SUPPLIES

When winter storms threaten to make travel dangerous, people often turn to salt to melt snow and ice. Road salt is an important tool...

 
 
 

SPANKING MAY AFFECT THE BRAIN DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD

A new study linking spanking and child brain development shows spanking could alter a child's neural responses to their environment,...

A MULTIDIMENSIONAL VIEW OF THE CORONAVIRUS

What exactly happens when the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infects a cell? New research paints a comprehensive picture of the viral infection...

 
 
 

SPIT SAMPLES UNCOVER GENETIC RISK FACTORS FOR PEDIATRIC OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER

Researchers have discovered genetic risk factors for OCD that could help pave the way for earlier diagnosis and improved treatment...

A TUMMY INVADER: THIS BACTERIAL MOLECULE MAY BE KEY TO FIGHTING STOMACH CANCER

Researchers found that H. pylori bacterial strains with low expression of a small RNA molecule called HPnc4160 are more likely to adapt...

 
 
 

PREHISTORIC PACIFIC COAST DIETS HAD SALMON LIMITS

Humans cannot live on protein alone - even for the ancient indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest whose diet was once thought to...

CENTRIFUGAL MULTISPUN NANOFIBERS PUT A NEW SPIN ON COVID-19 MASKS

Researchers have developed a novel nanofiber production technique called 'centrifugal multispinning' that will open the door for the...

 
 
 

WOMEN 'RISK' GREY HAIR TO FEEL AUTHENTIC

Many women 'risk' allowing natural grey hair to show in order to feel authentic, a new study shows.

PAIN RECEPTORS LINKED TO THE GENERATION OF ENERGY-BURNING BROWN FAT CELLS

A new source of energy expending brown fat cells has been uncovered by researchers, which they say points towards potential new therapeutic...

 
 
 

BIOLOGISTS INVESTIGATE EFFECTS OF BISPHENOLS ON NERVE CELLS

Bisphenols contained in many everyday objects can impair important brain functions in humans, biologists warn. Their study shows that...

EARLY CANNABIS USE LINKED TO HEART DISEASE

Smoking cannabis when you're young may increase your risk of developing heart disease later, according to a recent study.

 
 
 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS BEEN LINKED WITH SIX UNHEALTHY EATING BEHAVIORS

A new probe into the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic revealed correlations to six unhealthy eating behaviors, according...

ANOTHER WAY 'GOOD' CHOLESTEROL IS GOOD: COMBATTING INFLAMMATION

The ability of HDL particles to reduce inflammation in the cells that line blood vessels may help predict who is more likely to develop...

 
 
 

IMBALANCE IN GUM BACTERIA LINKED TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE BIOMARKER

Older adults with more harmful than healthy bacteria in their gums are more likely to have evidence for amyloid beta - a key biomarker...

MAJOR RISK OF INJURY FOR RECREATIONAL RUNNERS

Almost half of all recreational runners incur injuries, mostly relating to knees, calves or Achilles tendons, and the level of risk...

 
 
 

VOLCANIC POLLUTION RETURN LINKED TO JUMP IN RESPIRATORY DISEASE CASES

Respiratory disease increased by almost a quarter after the Holuhraun lava eruption in 2014-2015, one of Iceland's largest volcanic...

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER NEW WAY TO STARVE BRAIN TUMORS

Scientists have found a new way to starve cancerous brain tumor cells of energy in order to prevent further growth.

 
 
 

IMMUNE-STIMULATING DRUG BEFORE SURGERY SHOWS PROMISE IN EARLY-STAGE PANCREATIC CANCER

Giving early-stage pancreatic cancer patients a CD40 immune-stimulating drug helped jumpstart a T cell attack to the notoriously stubborn...

NEW CAR T APPROACH MINIMIZES RESISTANCE, HELPS AVOID RELAPSE IN NON-HODGKIN'S B-CELL LYMPHOMA

Early results from a new, pioneering chimeric antigen receptor T cell immunotherapy trial found using a bilateral attack achieves a...

 
 
 



Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Memory B cells that bind to SARS-CoV-2 and cross-react with other coronaviruses were identified in kids even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Big bank helps customers collect half-a-billion dollars

CBA is applying behavioural economics to help customers claim benefits they would not likely have claimed otherwise Read more ...

Task Force Reviewing Race Modifier in eGFR Issues Interim Report

Task force of the National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology formed to reassess the race coefficient for calculating eGFR releases progress report, promises... Read more ...

Covid-19: US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Federal agencies act out of an "abundance of caution" after extremely rare cases of blood clotting. Read more ...

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Increase in eating disorders was seen during the pandemic. Eating disorder preventive interventions and treatments should be made easily accessible, affordable and widely... Read more ...

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

The study by Penn State researchers found that in the first months of the pandemic, parents reported that their children were experiencing higher levels of depression and... Read more ...

Balance of power shifts as tenants prepare to negotiate cheaper rents

Many property investors holding apartments in inner-city Melbourne and Sydney are being forced to slash rents, with some are asking up to 25 per cent less than a decade ago. Read more ...

Time for action to curb high-interest credit cards

Fresh regulatory ideas are needed to curb high-interest credit cards that tend to hurt the people who can least afford it. Read more ...

Why not try tax deductibility of interest for first home buyers?

It would help many young people struggling with rising housing affordability to get a foot on the property ladder. Read more ...

CDC and FDA Call for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Blood Clotting...

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control will stop using the vaccine at federal sites and urge states to do so as well while they examine the safety... Read more ...