Obesity strongly linked to endometrial cancer

Obesity strongly linked to endometrial cancer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, two-thirds of the American population is currently considered either overweight (those with a body mass...
This DASH lifestyle will lead you to optimal health

This DASH lifestyle will lead you to optimal health

If you are determined to make healthy lifestyle changes and need a little structure and guidance, look no further than DASH! DASH, which stands for...
Long-term antibiotic use in early to mid-life linked to higher cancer risk

Long-term antibiotic use in early to mid-life linked to higher cancer risk

Long term antibiotic use in early to mid life may be linked to a heightened risk of abnormal growths in the colon and rectum. They...
Stanford scientists create a cellular guillotine for studying single-cell wound repair

Stanford scientists create a cellular guillotine for studying single-cell wound repair

While doing research at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts, Sindy Tang learned of a remarkable organism: Stentor coeruleus. It's a single-celled, free-living...
Insomnia medication zolpidem may wake up some patients from vegetative state

Insomnia medication zolpidem may wake up some patients from vegetative state

In a new systematic review in JAMA Neurology, Michigan Medicine researchers found reason to further explore the surprising effects of zolpidem that have been observed...
Adults with autism make more consistent choices

Adults with autism make more consistent choices

People with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) often show a reduced sensitivity to contextual information in perceptual tasks, but new research suggests that this reduced sensitivity may...
Better medical care may help cut deaths from opioid addiction by one-third

Better medical care may help cut deaths from opioid addiction by one-third

Following three possible recommendations in providing medical care to people with an opioid addiction may cut deaths among such patients by as much as...
Unlike Earth, Uranus’s magnetosphere opens and closes every day

Unlike Earth, Uranus’s magnetosphere opens and closes every day

Topsy-turvy motion creates light switch effect at Uranus More than 30 years after Voyager 2 sped past Uranus, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are using...
What would happen if you took two galaxies and mixed them together?

What would happen if you took two galaxies and mixed them together?

What would happen if you took two galaxies and mixed them together over millions of years? A new image including data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray...
One billion suns: World's brightest laser sparks new behavior in light

One billion suns: World’s brightest laser sparks new behavior in light

Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are seeing an everyday phenomenon in a new light. By focusing laser light to a brightness one billion times...
Night shift work may hurt body’s ability to repair DNA damage

Night shift work may hurt body’s ability to repair DNA damage

Night shift work may hinder the body's ability to repair DNA damage caused by normal cellular processes, suggests a small study published online in...
Dementia becomes more dangerous if family caregivers are stressed

Dementia becomes more dangerous if family caregivers are stressed

Patients with dementia may actually die sooner if their family caregivers are mentally stressed, according to a new study from the University of California,...

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