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In patients with high blood pressure resistant to treatment who also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the more severe their OSA, the higher their blood pressure, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Soc...
– American Thoracic Society (ATS)
Annals of the American Thoracic Society Embargo expired on 13-Sep-2019 at 00:15 ET
A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers.
– National University of Singapore
Researchers find no differences in emotional and behavioral health between kids whose parents used time-outs and those who didn't.
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
A new study published today in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research shows how bones in mammals are negatively impacted by calorie restriction, and particularly by the combination of exercise and calorie restriction.
– University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Sept-2019
UC San Diego researchers say that measuring how quickly a person’s pupil dilates while they are taking cognitive tests may be a low-cost, low-invasive method to aid in screening individuals at increased genetic risk for AD before cognitive decline ...
– University of California San Diego Health
Neurobiology of Aging
A new drug discovered through a research collaboration between the University at Buffalo and Tetra Therapeutics may protect against memory loss, nerve damage and other symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
– University at Buffalo
The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Sept-2019
Unmarried patients with cancer are less likely to get potentially life-saving surgery or radiotherapy than their married counterparts, raising the concern that medical providers may be relying on stereotypes that discount sources of social support ot...
– University of Delaware
New England Journal of Medicine
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered new ways to convert single-use plastic waste into products such as storage tanks for water and fuel, and sporting goods such as kayaks and canoes, which could help to solve global environmen...
– Queen's University Belfast Embargo expired on 11-Sep-2019 at 19:05 ET
An international team of astronomers has discovered one of the largest features ever observed in the center of the Milky Way – a pair of enormous radio-emitting bubbles that tower hundreds of light-years above and below the central region of our ga...
– National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Nature Embargo expired on 11-Sep-2019 at 13:00 ET
An international study lead by Université de Montréal astronomer Björn Benneke has detected water vapour on the planet K2-18b; this represents a major discovery in the search of alien life.
– Universite de Montreal
arXiv.org, September 10, 2019
It now appears that pooled-ride services like car-pooling, public transit, and ride-splitting are much more important than self-driving cars and automation for sustainability and reducing traffic congestion. The idea is simple: put more people in few...
– Florida Atlantic University
Journal of the American Planning Association
New research from Michigan State University uncovers the troubling financial situation women face due to “coerced debt” their partners place in their names, jeopardizing their chances of starting over and building a life of their own.
– Michigan State University
Violence Against Women