Credit: The American Journal of Pathology Philadelphia, PA, June 9, 2017 - Modern military conflict has dramatically increased the number of military personnel and civilians exposed to blast wave p..
Credit: Cardenas et al. An open-source software tool called Mendel,MD could help doctors analyze patients' genetic data in order to diagnose diseases caused by mutations. Developed by Raony Ca..
June 8, 2017 - For patients undergoing shoulder joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty), higher body mass index is linked to increased complications--including the need for "revision" surgery, report..
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Fellows of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers make up only 3.1 percent of ASME's 107,895 members. Sandia National Laboratories engineers Cliff Ho, Alexander Brown, ..
Waterloo, Ontario: Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are potent carcinogens formed predominantly during the cigarette manufacturing process. Despite initial success lowering TSNA levels in cigaret..
Credit: Image courtesy NASA Using seismic data and supercomputers, Rice University geophysicists have conducted a massive seismic CT scan of the upper mantle beneath the Tibetan Plateau and conclud..
Research from a University of Illinois expert who studies identity and meaning in occupations and organizations says a purposeful increase of f..
We all know that talking on a cell phone impedes your driving ability. But new research from the University of Iowa is helping us understand how even a simple conversation can affect your brain's..
Compared with cesarean deliveries, midpelvic forceps and midpelvic vacuum deliveries lead to higher rates of maternal and infant trauma, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical As..
Preliminary results from a new study show that depressed patients with insomnia who sleep seven or more hours per night are more likely to benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI)..
Preliminary data from a new study suggests that NBA players had worse personal statistics in games that followed a late-night tweet between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. Players scored on average about 1 point..
Preliminary results from a new study suggest that short-term sleep extension improves response time and daytime functioning of professional baseball players. Results show that after five nights of ..
Preliminary data from two studies suggest that mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of developing hypertension and diabetes. "We found that even mild sleep ..
Preliminary results from the "SNAPSHOT study", an NIH-funded collaborative research project between the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and MIT Media La..
BOSTON -- The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded four Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers with Outstanding Investigator Awards (OIA) for ongoing progressive research within their respect..
Preliminary results of a new study show that social jet lag has emerged as an important circadian marker for health outcomes. Results show that social jet lag, which occurs when you go to bed and w..
A treatment for depression using Emotional Faces Memory Task (EFMT), a technology originally developed by two Mount Sinai researchers, resulted in a significantly greater reduction of major depressive..
Credit: Sullivan Lab, UC Santa Cruz The DNA vital to the life of a cell is packaged in chromosomes, and a variety of checkpoints, repair mechanisms, and other cellular safeguards exist to maintain ..
New laboratory data reveal that vapour from a novel hybrid tobacco heating product (THP) iFuse and two standard THPs produced little or no effect on human cells in biological testing. 'Our res..