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April 27, 2017

Apr. 26, 2017 — The best culinary paths to better health are not always paved with cash, new research shows, and cooking at home can provide the best bang-for-the-buck nutritionally as well as ... read more

Concise Consent Forms Are Effectively Understood by Clinical Trial Participants

Apr. 26, 2017 — Shortening consent documents makes no significant difference to how well potential research participants understand a clinical study, according to a ... read more

Food Photos Help Instagram Users With Healthy Eating

Apr. 26, 2017 — People are turning to Instagram as a place where they can log food intake and track healthy eating behaviors by posting photos of everything they eat -- and being held accountable by followers for ... read more

Cannabis Use in Adolescence Linked to Schizophrenia

Apr. 26, 2017 — A new study points to cannabis as a trigger for schizophrenia. The research finds that smoking pot or using cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in ... read more

Novel Antibiotic Resistance Gene in Milk

Apr. 26, 2017 — A new antibiotic resistance gene has been found in bacteria from dairy cows. This gene confers resistance to all beta-lactam antibiotics including the last generation of cephalosporins used against ... read more

People With a Normal BMI Who Carry Weight Around the Middle at Greatest Risk of Death

Apr. 26, 2017 — People with a normal BMI who carry their weight around the middle are at the highest risk of death from any cause compared to those who are overweight or obese but carry their weight elsewhere, new ... read more

Conservation Endocrinology Sheds Light on a Changing World

Apr. 26, 2017 — The endocrine system is the set of glands that release hormones directly to the blood. Through the monitoring of endocrine responses, the field of conservation endocrinology can make contributions to ... read more

Exploring Personalized Pharmacotherapy to Treat Panic Attacks

Apr. 26, 2017 — Although drug therapy is the accepted first-line treatment for panic disorders (PDs), 17% to 64% of patients do not respond adequately and continue to exhibit one of the most common symptoms of PD, ... read more

Dyadic Coping Can Enhance the Coach Athlete Relationship

Apr. 26, 2017 — The relationship between a coach and an athlete benefits from a two-way support system, according to new ... read more

How to Get Adults to Eat Their Vegetables? Study Explores Potential of Spices and Herbs Use

Apr. 26, 2017 — Researchers interested in developing interventions to encourage adults to make better food choices are investigating whether using more spices and herbs, like ginger, curry, rosemary, or garlic, for ... read more

Do Medical Marijuana Laws Promote Illicit Cannabis Use and Disorder?

Apr. 26, 2017 — Illicit cannabis use and cannabis use disorders increased at a greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws than in other states, according to latest research. The new study is among the ... read more

Dairy 'Excellent' Source of Protein for Children, New Study Deems

Apr. 26, 2017 — Researchers are using pigs as a model to study the best way of evaluating protein quality in foods eaten by ... read more

Scientists Using High Tech Microscope Find Clues to an Autoimmune Disease

Apr. 26, 2017 — Using a unique microscope capable of illuminating living cell structures in great detail, researchers have found clues into how a destructive autoimmune disease works, setting the stage for more ... read more

Early Blood Signatures of Vaccine Immunogenicity

Apr. 26, 2017 — Within seven days of vaccination, a blood test early after vaccination can predict whether vaccines based on living, modified viruses have had the desired effect. This is one of the results of a new ... read more

Clearing out Old Cells Could Extend Joint Health, Stop Osteoarthritis

Apr. 26, 2017 — Selectively removing old or 'senescent' cells from joints could stop and even reverse the progression of osteoarthritis, researchers report after a preclinical study in mice and human ... read more

Longer-Lasting Pain Relief With MOFs

Apr. 26, 2017 — To treat headaches, back pain or fever, most of us have reached for ibuprofen at one point or another. But we often have to take doses every four to six hours if the pain warrants it. Now scientists ... read more

P53 Critical to Recovering from Acetaminophen Overdose

Apr. 26, 2017 — A new study shows that after an acetaminophen overdose, the p53 protein plays a key role in preventing the progression of liver damage and signaling the liver to repair itself. The findings could ... read more

New Progress Toward Finding Best Cells for Liver Therapy

Apr. 26, 2017 — In an important step toward using transplanted cells to treat liver failure, researchers demonstrate successful transplantation of fetal rat liver cells to an injured adult rat ... read more

New Test Assesses Sperm Function

Apr. 26, 2017 — New research validates the usefulness of a test that determines if sperm can capacitate, a process that allows them to fertilize an egg. The first article validates the underlying technology of the ... read more

Nanodiamond-Enhanced MRI Offers Greater Range of Diagnostic, Therapeutic Applications

Apr. 26, 2017 — A new means of noninvasively tracking nanodiamonds with magnetic resonance imaging has been developed by researchers, opening up a host of new ... read more

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