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The Drug Gabapentin May Boost Functional Recovery After a Stroke

The drug gabapentin, currently prescribed to control seizures and reduce nerve pain, may enhance recovery of movement after a stroke by helping neurons on the undamaged side of the brain take up the signaling work of lost cells, new research in mice...
23-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Without ‘work-life balance,’ this protein may promote disease

A family of proteins that have a role in ensuring many types of cells move and maintain their shape may promote disease when they act like workaholics and disrupt the cellular environment, new research suggests.
19-May-2022 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Diet plays key role in ADHD symptoms in children

Here’s a good reason for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to eat their fruits and vegetables: It may help reduce inattention issues, a new study suggests.
19-May-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID Booster Needed for Broad Protection Against Omicron Variants

A COVID-19 booster shot will provide strong and broad antibody protection against the range of omicron sublineage variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in circulation, two new studies using serum from human blood samples suggest.
18-May-2022 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Large-Scale Ocean Sanctuaries Could Protect Coral Reefs From Climate Change

Earth’s oceans are home to some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, but warming temperatures are causing many marine animals, including coral, to die out.
12-May-2022 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The deadly impact of urban streets that look like highways

Serious auto crashes in urban areas are more likely on city streets that look to drivers like highways, new research suggests.
12-May-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Flu Causes Cardiac Complications by Directly Infecting the Heart

Researchers have shown for the first time in mice that heart problems seen in some of the sickest flu patients are caused by direct influenza infection of cardiac cells.
11-May-2022 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rising income inequality linked to Americans’ declining health

Rising levels of income inequality in the United States may be one reason that the health of Americans has been declining in recent decades, new research suggests.
11-May-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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19-Oct-2021 10:35 AM EDT

Analyzing the "final girl's" trauma with release of Halloween Kills

19-Oct-2021 10:25 AM EDT

Study shows how storm evacuations can be improved

14-Sep-2021 11:40 AM EDT

Avoiding a 'twindemic': Expert advises getting flu, COVID-19 vaccines together

14-Sep-2021 11:25 AM EDT

Athlete Protests, Like We May See at the Olympics, Divide Americans Along Racial & Political Lines, an Expert Says.

20-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT

How the pandemic revealed cracks in global supply chains

At the start of the pandemic, Americans were shocked by empty store shelves as global supply chains sputtered to keep up with demand. But the end of the pandemic is unlikely to solve many of the issues with global supply chains.
7-Dec-2020 12:25 PM EST

Glacial ice will likely hold records of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say

Ice from glaciers around the world, undisturbed for centuries, show changes in how societies functioned throughout history – and will likely hold a record of the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic for future generations.
7-May-2020 10:35 AM EDT

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