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Mar. 24, 2017 — Moderate drinking is associated with a lower risk of several, but not all, cardiovascular diseases, finds a large study of UK adults. The finding that moderate drinking is not universally associated ... read more

Neurosurgical Practices Must Evolve and Transform to Adapt to Rapidly Changing Healthcare Industry

Mar. 24, 2017 — Neurosurgeons hoping to successfully navigate the rapidly changing healthcare industry must advance their strategies and adapt new ways of thinking in order to continue to thrive in an evolving ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — A type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research could fundamentally reshape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during wastewater clean-up. The discovery has upended a ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Astronomers have identified a record breaking brown dwarf (a star too small for nuclear fusion) with the 'purest' composition and the highest mass yet known. The object, known as SDSS ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — How a disease outbreak affects a group of animals depends on the breakdown of ages in the population, research has ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Nothing works without proteins in the body; they are the molecular all-rounders in our cells. If they do not work properly, severe diseases, such as Alzheimer's, may result. To develop methods ... read more

Evolutionary Advantage of the Common Periwinkle

Mar. 24, 2017 — A special kind of small sulfur-rich proteins, the metallothioneins, have an extraordinarily large capability for binding heavy metals. An international team of scientists has now discovered that the ... read more

Lighting Up Antibiotic Resistance

Mar. 24, 2017 — Carbapenems are among the 'antibiotics of last resort' and can fight infections for which other drugs have long lost their effectiveness. However, even carbapenem-resistant pathogenic ... read more

Successful Method to Reduce Dental Implant Failure

Mar. 24, 2017 — Scientists are evaluating the effectiveness of a new nanocoating for dental implants to reduce the risk of ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — The molecular causes of diseases such as Parkinson's need to be understood as a first step towards combating them. Chemists recently succeeded in analyzing what happens when selective mutations ... read more

Severe Psoriasis Predominantly Affects Men

Mar. 24, 2017 — The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers to believe that the common skin disease disproportionately affects men. A unique ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Through experimental and computational tests, new research expands on the theory of virus surface hydrophobicity. By being slightly water-repellent, the outer layers of proteins in virus capsids ... read more

Inactive Teens Develop Lazy Bones

Mar. 24, 2017 — Inactive teens have weaker bones than those who are physically active, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Researchers have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose DiGeorge Syndrome, a rare, genetic disease in Africans, Asians and Latin Americans. This is the newest addition to the Atlas ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — A team of scientists has developed a new way to sequence genomes, which can assemble the genome of an organism, entirely from scratch, dramatically cheaper and ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Tests of a novel technology that can accelerate the combustion of crude oil floating on water demonstrated its potential to become an effective tool for minimizing the environmental impact of oil ... read more

In a Sample of Blood, Researchers Probe for Cancer Clues

Mar. 24, 2017 — One day, patients may be able to monitor their body's response to cancer therapy just by having their blood drawn. A new study has taken an important step in that direction by measuring a panel ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — The near-paranoia related to Zika leading up to the 2016 Rio Games could have been avoided by heeding the lessons of previous epidemics, argues a new ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — Scientists have implicated a specific molecule in the self-destruction of axons, the wiring of the nervous system. Understanding just how that damage occurs may help researchers find a way to halt ... read more

Mar. 24, 2017 — The brain hosts an extraordinarily complex network of interconnected nerve cells that are constantly exchanging electrical and chemical signals at speeds difficult to comprehend. Now, scientists ... read more

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