Many people consider them an essential accessory of summer, but the simple sandals known as flip-flops simply aren’t a good fit for every activity.
– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center|5/22/2013 6:00 PM EDT
The first symptoms of major depression may be behavioral, but the common mental illness is based in biology — and not limited to the brain.
– University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)|5/22/2013 5:10 PM EDT
Until now, little was scientifically known about the human potential to cultivate compassion — the emotional state of caring for people who are suffering in a way that motivates altruistic behavior. A new study by researchers at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center of the University of Wisconsin–Madison shows that adults can be trained to be more compassionate.
– University of Wisconsin-Madison|5/22/2013 5:00 PM EDT
More than 330 students collaborated to address the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) from the dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and social work schools so far.
– University of Maryland|5/22/2013 5:00 PM EDT
CT scans detected twice as many early-stage lung cancers as chest X-ray on initial screening exam, according to additional National Lung Screening Trial results. Investigators say the 20 percent lung cancer mortality reduction previously reported in the NLST is achievable at screening centers in the U.S.
– American College of Radiology (ACR)|5/22/2013 5:00 PM EDT
Bioresorbable splint created, used for first time at University of Michigan, successfully stopped life-threatening tracheobronchomalacia, case featured in New England Journal of Medicine.
– University of Michigan Health System|5/22/2013 5:00 PM EDT
An amazing glow-in-the-dark cockroach, a harp-shaped carnivorous sponge and the smallest vertebrate on Earth are just three of the newly discovered top 10 species selected by the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University. A global committee of taxonomists — scientists responsible for species exploration and classification — announced its list of top 10 species from 2012 today, May 23.
– Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences|5/22/2013 4:00 PM EDT
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
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