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Nitrogen Assessment

California Nitrogen Assessment Shows the State of the Science on Nitrogen...

Nitrogen is essential for agriculture but also has health and environmental impacts. The California Nitrogen Assessment, a new report from the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at...
floss

To floss or not to floss: That is suddenly the question

UCLA dentist supports the practice even if solid evidence of its merits is lacking
Coronary Heart Disease

Study Calls for Rethinking How HDL Protects Against Coronary Heart Disease

Small and medium sized HDL particles were more closely associated than HDL-C with protection against coronary atherosclerosis in a Jerusalem study
brains

Brains of Overweight People ‘Ten Years Older’ than Lean Counterparts at...

From middle-age, the brains of obese individuals display differences in white matter similar to those in lean individuals ten years their senior, according to...
Heart-Brain Connection

The Heart-brain Connection: The Link Between LQTS and Seizures

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center recently discovered a genetic link between Long QT Syndrome (LQTS), a rare cardiac rhythm disease, and...
high-fat diet

Resistance Training Minimizes Harmful Effects of High-fat Diet

Aerobic exercise in the form of walking, running or swimming is the type of activity most often prescribed by physicians and physical educators for...
siliconvideo

New Silicon Structures Could Make Better Biointerfaces

A team of researchers from the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's)...
cardiac fibrosis

Maintaining A Healthy Heart Through Bile Acids

Groundbreaking research from the University of Alberta and McGill University has opened the door towards the future prevention of cardiac fibrosis—a condition leading to...
Sensors

Sustainable Sensors to Detect, Predict Muscle Fatigue

It may be clammy and inconvenient, but human sweat has at least one positive characteristic – it can give insight to what’s happening inside...
potent antibodies, HIV Antibodies, pain, sarcoma, Pompe Disease

Study Identifies Potential New Avenue for Treating Pompe Disease

Researchers at Duke Health have identified a potential new avenue for treating Pompe disease, a rare condition caused by the build-up of glycogen, a...
Flu vaccine

Flu Vaccine May Reduce Risk of Death for Type 2 Diabetes...

The study, from scientists at Imperial College London, also found patients who received the influenza vaccination had a 24 per cent lower death rate...
placental syndromes

Placental Syndromes Increase Women’s Short-term Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases

The short-term risk of developing cardiovascular disease following a first pregnancy is higher for women experiencing placental syndromes and a preterm birth or an...
nanocrystals

Something Deep Within: Nanocrystals Grown in Nanowires

The Science As any good carpenter knows, it’s often easier to get what you want if you build it yourself. An international team using resources...
Human cells

Fau Researchers Discover Rules for How Human Cells Return to Their...

Human cells show deformation under the influence of external forces. But how do they recover their original shape afterwards? This mechanism, which is important...
language

Time Travelling to the Mother Tongue

No matter whether you speak English or Urdu, Waloon or Waziri, Portuguese or Persian, the roots of your language are the same. Proto-Indo-European (PIE)...
magnetic field sensor

Optical Magnetic Field Sensor Can Detect Signals from the Nervous System

Small magnetic fields from the human body can usually only be picked up by very sensitive superconducting magnetic field sensors that have to be...
brain

More Evidence That Male and Female Brains Are Wired Differently

Findings While measuring brain activity with magnetic resonance imaging during blood pressure trials, UCLA researchers found that men and women had opposite responses in the...
sepsis

Sepsis Is Just as Urgent as a Heart Attack, Warns Southampton...

Health professionals should treat people who show signs of sepsis with the same urgency given to those who complain of chest pain that might...
obesity

Early Preschool Bedtimes Cut Risk of Obesity Later On

Preschoolers who are regularly tucked into bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than young children who go to...
Prenatal famine

Prenatal Famine Exposure Has Sex-Specific Effects on Brain Size

As part of the EU-funded BRAINAGE project, researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Jena University Hospital, Germany, studied prenatal exposure during the five-month...