Older people with a history of migraines and depression may have smaller brain tissue volumes than people with only one or neither of the conditions, according to a new study in the May 22, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)|5/22/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Researchers in the Department of Economics at Texas A&M University studied a historical archive of airline ticket purchases and found the best deals are on the weekend.
– Texas A&M University|5/22/2013 3:30 PM EDT
A University of Michigan study challenges previous research that suggests umpire discrimination exists in Major League Baseball.
– University of Michigan|5/22/2013 3:00 PM EDT
When a solar flare erupts from the sun, its magnetic fields sometime break a widely accepted rule of physics. Why? Now we know.
– Johns Hopkins|5/22/2013 3:00 PM EDT
Calcium-rich diet and supplements provide similar benefits.
– McGill University|5/22/2013 2:40 PM EDT
As millions of Americans prepare to enjoy the great outdoors this Memorial Day weekend, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day, May 24, 2013, as “Don’t Fry Day” to raise awareness of the importance of practicing sun-safe behaviors.
– American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)|5/22/2013 2:25 PM EDT
In a series of lab experiments designed to unravel the workings of a key enzyme widely considered a possible trigger of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that in the most severe cases of the disease, the immune system makes a unique subset of antibodies that have a disease-promoting role.
– Johns Hopkins Medicine|5/22/2013 2:00 PM EDT
A new study from researchers in Japan indicates that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated with visceral (abdominal) fat accumulation only in men, perhaps explaining gender differences in the impact of OSA on cardiovascular disease and mortality.
– American Thoracic Society (ATS)|5/22/2013 2:00 PM EDT
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