Despite partisanship surrounding voter ID, most voters don’t believe it suppresses turnout

LAWRENCE -- Most Americans -- even average Democrats -- do not accept the argument that voter identification laws can suppress voter turnout, according to a new study that includes a University of Kan..

Food is not just the sum of its nutrients

Credit: Tanja Kongerslev Thorning Traditionally investigations of a foodstuff's implications for human health focus on the content of individual nutrients such as proteins, fats, carbohydrates..

Ferring commits $10 million to March of Dimes to expand research needed to end...

Saint-Prex, Switzerland and White Plains, N.Y., USA, May 23, 2017 - Ferring Pharmaceuticals and the March of Dimes Foundation announced today that Ferring has committed $10 million to support the netw..

Off-the-shelf, power-generating clothes are almost here

Credit: UMass Amherst AMHERST, Mass. - A lightweight, comfortable jacket that can generate the power to light up a jogger at night may sound futuristic, but materials scientist Trisha Andrew at the..

US child welfare system could save $12 billion, improve outcomes

Striking a better balance between programs to prevent child maltreatment and services for those who have already suffered from abuse could improve long-term outcomes for children and reduce child welf..

Family history of Alzheimer’s may alter metabolic gene that increases risk for disease

Credit: Iowa State University AMES, Iowa - A new Iowa State University study may have identified the link that explains years of conflicting research over a mitochondrial gene and the risk for Alzh..

Dentists in good compliance with American Heart Association guidelines, according to Rochester epidemiology project

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- In the first study examining dental records in the Rochester Epidemiology Project, results show that dentists and oral surgeons are in good compliance with guidelines issued by the..

New study examines child death rates in motor vehicle crashes by state

Credit: The Journal of Pediatrics Boston, MA-- Unintentional injury is the leading cause of pediatric death in the U.S. and motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) are the most common cause of injury. A new ..

Strategic brain training positively affects neural connectivity for individuals with TBI

Credit: Han K, Davis RA, Chapman SB, Krawczyk DC. Strategy-based reasoning training modulates cortical thickness and resting-state functional connectivity in adults with chronic traumatic brain injury..

Intestinal fungi worsen alcoholic liver disease

Credit: UC San Diego Health Liver cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of mortality worldwide and approximately half of those deaths are due to alcohol abuse. Yet apart from alcohol abstinence, there..