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foodborne diseases

Salmonella Found to Be Resistant to Different Classes of Antibiotics

Brazil’s Ministry of Health received reports of 11,524 outbreaks of foodborne diseases between 2000 and 2015, with 219,909 individuals falling sick and 167 dying...
beef cattle

Genes That Could Lead to Improvement of Beef Cattle Are Identified

Beef cattle improvement programs have focused for decades on promoting the rapid growth of calves. Now, the goal is to improve other traits, such...
child body measurements, tardive dyskinesia, anesthesia, morality, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, neurodegenerative diseases, heart attack, depression, Kidney disease

Researchers Suggest a Global Alternative for Accurate Child Body Measurements

A low-cost, portable, 3D scanner may reliably determine body measurements of young children within one millimeter of gold-standard manual measurements, according to recent research....
Tree Species

Tree Species Richness in Amazonian Wetlands Is Three Times Greater Than...

Throughout the alluvial plains of Amazonia, there are immense forests that are flooded for almost half the year. These Amazonian wetlands encompass a wide...
litigation

Fear of Litigation Is a Key Factor in Decision to Perform...

Fear of litigation and perceived safety concerns and are among the key factors influencing the decision to perform a caesarean section, according to a...
Palmyra Atoll

Study Finds 50 Times More Native Trees on Rat-Free Palmyra Atoll

Researchers have documented dramatic positive benefits for native trees after the removal of invasive rats from Palmyra Atoll, a natural research laboratory and preserve...
plant life diversity

Campo Rupestre, Brazil’s Montane Savanna, Is a Hotspot of Plant Life...

In Serra do Espinhaço, a Brazilian mountain range that extends from Minas Gerais State in the Southeast to Bahia State in the Northeast, it...
Radiation Dose

Scientists Calculate Radiation Dose in Bone from Victim of Hiroshima Bombing

The bombing of the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States in 1945 was the first and only use of nuclear weapons...
cancer research

Man vs. Machine?

The ‘deep learning’ computers in Anant Madabhushi’s diagnostic imaging lab at Case Western Reserve University routinely defeat their human counterparts in diagnosing heart failure,...
Male Contraceptive

Male Contraceptive Compound Stops Sperm Without Affecting Hormones

A new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall motility...
opioid abuse

Vaccines to Treat Opioid Abuse and Prevent Fatal Overdoses

Heroin and prescription opioid abuse and fatal overdoses are a public health emergency in the United States. Vaccines offer a potential new strategy to...
Blood Thinners

New Blood Thinners May Shorten Patients’ Hospital Stays

The use of newer blood-thinners for patients at risk of stroke may lead to two fewer days in the hospital for those who experience...
hepatitis C

Compounds Isolated from Rattlesnake Venom Show Activity Against Hepatitis C Virus

Hepatitis C is the main cause of cirrhosis and hence of liver transplants in Brazil, according to the Ministry of Health. Some 50% of...
Bed Bug

Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes

New research findings could turn perceptions of the already despised bed bug from nuisance pest into medically important threat. A study from North Carolina...
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Math Can Predict How Cancer Cells Evolve

Applied mathematics can be a powerful tool in helping predict the genesis and evolution of different types of cancers, a study from the University...
child body measurements, tardive dyskinesia, anesthesia, morality, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, neurodegenerative diseases, heart attack, depression, Kidney disease

Study Shows Link Between Regular Attendance at Religious Services and Health...

Researchers from the Emory Rollins School of Public Health have published a paper inPLOS ONE that links regular attendance at religious services with improved...
spinal cord injury

Cellular Hitchhikers Aid Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

The healing effects of stem cells in spinal cord injury can be aided by their ability to hitch intercellular rides to specific anti-inflammatory cells...
fertilizers

Fertilizers Adjust Nitrogen Cycle of Prairie Plants, According to Iowa State...

Excess nitrogen gives an advantage to early season plants in Midwestern prairies, leading to further changes in prairie ecosystems, according to a recently published...
hearing

Aspirin-like Pain Reliever Diflunisal Blocks Hearing Protein

A Rice University study has found that the aspirin-like drug diflunisal blocks the action of prestin, a key protein that is required for hearing. The...
cancer

Birth Defects, Cancer Linked

Some children born with birth defects may be at increased risk for specific types of cancer, according to a new review from the Brown...