THE PANDEMIC MADE TELEMEDICINE AN INSTANT HIT. PATIENTS AND PROVIDERS FEEL THE GROWING PAINS

Crystal Joseph pays for two telemedicine video services to ensure that her small therapy practice in Silver Spring, Maryland, can always...

AS HOLDOUT MISSOURI JOINS NATION IN MONITORING OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS, EXPERTS WORRY

Kathi Arbini said she felt elated when Missouri finally caught up to the other 49 states and approved a statewide prescription drug...

 
 
 

PORVAIR INCREASE POROUS PLASTICS MANUFACTURING CAPACITY

Porvair Sciences reports on the installation of new automated precision die-cutting equipment that has enabled a five-fold increase...

TWO TYPES OF BLOOD PRESSURE DRUGS PROVIDE EQUAL BENEFITS, BUT SIDE EFFECTS DIFFER

People who are just beginning treatment for high blood pressure can benefit equally from two different classes of medicine - angiotensin-converting...

 
 
 

MORE POPULAR TYPE OF ANTIHYPERTENSIVE DRUGS CAUSES SLIGHTLY MORE SIDE EFFECTS

Two types of drugs that are recommended as a first treatment for patients with high blood pressure were found equally effective in...

NEWLY IDENTIFIED ULTRA-RARE INHERITED GENETIC VARIANTS MAY CONFER SIGNIFICANT AUTISM RISK

Researchers have identified a rare class of genetic differences transmitted from parents without autism to their affected children...

 
 
 

EXCESSIVE BODY FAT CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF DEMENTIA

It's the global epidemic that affects two in every five adults, but as obesity continues to expand waistlines worldwide, researchers...

AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LINKED WITH REDUCED RISK OF DEMENTIA

Improving air quality may improve cognitive function and reduce dementia risk, according to several studies reported today at the Alzheimer's...

 
 
 

EXPERTS PRESENT NEW RESEARCH TO IMPROVE CARE FOR HEAD AND NECK CANCERS AT AHNS 2021

As the international community of experts in head-and-neck cancers gathered virtually last week to share new ideas and treatment strategies...

MOUNT SINAI RESEARCHERS USE CEREBRAL ORGANOIDS TO STUDY FRONTOTEMPORAL DEMENTIA

Frontotemporal dementias are a group of fatal and debilitating brain disorders for which there are no cures.

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS INVESTIGATE BRAIN RESPONSES TO AESTHETICALLY APPEALING NATURAL LANDSCAPES

How does a view of nature gain its gloss of beauty? We know that the sight of beautiful landscapes engages the brain's reward systems.

BETTER HEALTHCARE PROCESSES CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF DELIRIUM AMONG ELDERLY PATIENTS

Elderly patients with neurological conditions are significantly more likely to develop delirium shortly after they are hospitalized.

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY FOUR THEMES AS KEY CONTRIBUTORS TO DISEASES OF DESPAIR IN PENNSYLVANIA

Financial instability, lack of infrastructure, a deteriorating sense of community and family fragmentation are key contributors to...

RESEARCH EXPLORES THE MENTAL HEALTH OF NEW PARENTS AND IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL SUPPORT

New parents often find themselves with negative self-image and feel alienated from support networks, new research has found.

 
 
 

PROPORTION OF INCORRECTLY ESTABLISHED PATERNITIES HAS DECREASED OVER TIME, STUDY FINDS

Determining who is the biological father of a child is a sensitive subject, but the answer can be crucial in important issues.

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GLOBAL SHORTFALLS TO END HIV INFECTIONS AMONG CHILDREN AND YOUNG WOMEN

In the final report from the Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free initiative, UNAIDS and partners warn that progress towards ending AIDS...

 
 
 

GLOBAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY AT RISK DUE TO COVID-19 VACCINE INEQUITY

New Global Dashboard on COVID-19 Vaccine Equity finds low-income countries would add $38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if...

BACTERIA USE A 'SENSE OF TOUCH' MECHANISM TO NAVIGATE ON SURFACES

Many disease-causing bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa crawl on surfaces through a walk-like motility known as "twitching". Nanometers-wide...

 
 
 

RESEARCH UNCOVERS AN UNEXPECTED ROLE FOR IMMUNE T CELLS IN PROTECTION AGAINST MALARIA

Advanced technologies have been used to solve a long-standing mystery about why some people develop serious illness when they are infected...

UMASS AMHERST PH.D. CANDIDATE RECEIVES USDA-NIFA FELLOWSHIP FOR FOOD ALLERGY RESEARCH

University of Massachusetts Amherst food science Ph.D. candidate Cassandra Suther has received a prestigious predoctoral fellowship...

 
 
 



2 COVID patients dead after power outage at Jordan hospital

The country's health minister says two coronavirus patients have died at a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman after a short circuit knocked out power at the facility's... Read more ...

Stay Inside in demand for The Everest but has to earn his place

Stay Inside will be in new colours as he returns at Randwick's barrier trials on Tuesday. Read more ...

‘The de-extinction club': Could we resurrect mammoths, Tassie tigers and...

New technology means we may soon be able to turn back the clock on extinction. In the final part of our series exploring the science behind science fiction, we meet the... Read more ...

IOC makes mid-Olympics change to mask rules on the podium

Athletes can now take their masks off for 30 seconds while on the podium to pose for photographs, according to an AOC statement. Read more ...

The Tokyo event where the pandemic is momentarily washed away

The surfers are in for another surprise in this most turbulent Olympic Games. Read more ...

Smith's cold, lonely swim to Australia's first medal

Brendon Smith celebrated his 21st birthday while the Australian team was in training camp in Queensland and has now come of age in his sport's toughest race. Read more ...

Vikings, Bon Jovi and family cuddles: The simple pleasures of Michelle Rowland

Michelle Rowland's almost spent her first pay packet on a Bon Jovi album. These days she's trying to curb an online shopping obsession. Read more ...

Victorian construction bosses push to fast-track worker vaccination

Victorian construction bosses are in talks with the federal and state government to inoculate 40,000 workers by Christmas, as the halt on construction in NSW enters its second... Read more ...

Two women have died in NSW, including one in her 30s, as the state records...

Of these locally acquired cases, 87 are linked to a known case or cluster - 71 are household contacts and 16 are close contacts - and the source of infection for 54 cases is... Read more ...

Likely Bledisloe schedule a one-two punch for Rennie and Wallabies

Back-to-back tests in New Zealand are set to make it all the more difficult for Rennie's men to wrest back the trophy - but in the Covid-19 era, you take what you can get. Read more ...