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Medical News Today: Your furniture may contain harmful chemicals  MNT · 6 minutes
Researchers found traces of toxins in the blood or urine of children living in homes with sofas containing flame-retardant chemicals or vinyl floors. more
Police: 5 children die of food poisoning in Pakistan  ABC NEWS · 28 minutes
Pakistani police: 5 children die of suspected food poisoning after family ate dinner at restaurant in country's south more
Morning walks could be better than drugs at lowering blood pressure  NEWS MEDICAL · 33 minutes
According to a new study, just half-an-hour of walking in the morning could be as effective as medication at lowering blood pressure. more
Invasive surgeries could be avoided with new pacemakers powered by heartbeats  NEWS MEDICAL · 33 minutes
Researchers have developed a small, flexible, elastic skeleton bound to two piezoelectric composites, which uses the electrical activity of the heart for power. more
Heart attacks more likely to be fatal in women and rates are rising  NEWS MEDICAL · 33 minutes
A recent study found that the heart attack rate is increasing in younger women and that fatalities for this gender are more... more
Western Sicily  ESA · 49 minutes
Earth observation image of the week: the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over western Sicily and the islands of Favignana and Levanzo in Italy more
A tip for future nanoscale sensing  nanowerk · 1 hour
The tiny diamond pyramid tips used for atomic force microscopy may also prove to be highly useful for nanoscale, quantum sensing. more
UVA scientist receives $1 million award to map out submicroscopic world  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a prestigious three-year, $1 million award from the William M. Keck Foundation to develop... more
FDA’s new proposed rule would update regulatory requirements for sunscreen products in the U.S  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products... more
Novostia raises CHF 6.5 million to advance its aortic, mitral heart valve to clinical trials  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Novostia announces that it raised CHF 6.5 million from private investors to advance its disruptive aortic and mitral... more
$1.5 million grant to develop opioid treatment program for jail detainees  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
In what could serve as a model for tackling one of the nation's top public health crises, a University of Massachusetts Amherst epidemiology researcher is teaming... more
Study finds out similarity in function between healthy retina cell and tumor cell  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
How is a healthy retina cell like a tumor cell? It hijacks an energy-producing chemical reaction to churn out molecular building blocks.... more
CPRIT awards nearly $20 million to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today was awarded $19.6 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute... more
Triclosan added to consumer products impairs response to antibiotic treatment  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Grocery store aisles are stocked with products that promise to kill bacteria. People snap up those items to protect themselves from the germs that make them sick. However,... more
Pinterest files confidentially for stock listing: report  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Pinterest, the online "visual discovery" service which claims some 250 million users, has filed confidentially for a stock market listing, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. more
Studies explore physiological dangers that climate change will have on animal life  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new review of more than 140 studies explores the physiological dangers that climate change will likely have on animal life, including humans. The... more
Biologist uses new grant to find ways to eliminate schistosomiasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A biologist at The University of Texas at Arlington is using a new grant to look for ways to finish off a disease that has stubbornly resisted all... more
Akna protein plays a key role in the regulation of neural stem cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The use of stem cells to repair organs is one of the foremost goals of modern regenerative medicine. more
Breast cancer study: Family-history-based models perform better than non-family-history based models  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A team of researchers led by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Professor Mary Beth Terry, PhD, evaluated four commonly used breast cancer prediction models... more
New study explains why some patients report phantom sensations after limb amputation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
After a limb amputation, brain areas responsible for movement and sensation alter their functional communication. This is the conclusion of a new study published... more
First motor-controlled heart valves implanted by Mainz University Medical Center  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Patients of the Mainz University Medical Center with heart valve disease have recently been able to benefit from a new treatment option for a narrowed aortic valve. more
New design guidance could advance development of disease-sensing nanomaterials  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Scientists have long sought to develop drug therapies that can more precisely diagnose, target and effectively treat life-threatening illness such as cancer, cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases. more
New cellular atlas could provide a deeper insight into blinding diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
When it comes to understanding how neurons connect to form circuits in the brain, scientists for decades have turned to the retina of the humble laboratory... more
A simple change can drastically reduce unnecessary tests for urinary tract infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Tests to detect urinary tract infections (UTI) often are performed routinely in hospitals, even when patients don't have symptoms. more
Going greener: Finland's new gas-fuelled icebreaker  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
The steel behemoth pushes ahead, crunching the ice as it navigates the northernmost tip of the Baltic, considered one of the most polluted seas in the world. But unlike other icebreakers spewing diesel, this state-of-the-art ship... more
Baidu profit falls but revenue beats expectations  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Leading Chinese internet search provider Baidu has announced a 50 percent plunge in net profit for the fourth quarter but revenue beat expectations on growth in its core search business and a push into... more
Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. more
Under fire Huawei and foldable screens in focus at top mobile fair  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Phone makers will focus on foldable screens and the introduction of blazing fast 5G wireless networks at the world's biggest mobile fair starting Monday... more
Cellphone internet access bringing changes fast to Cuba  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
After a tornado slammed Havana in late January, Mijail Ramirez complained on Twitter that authorities were threatening to evict him from his damaged home. A week later he said the government had... more
Touchdown: Japan probe Hayabusa2 lands on distant asteroid  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A Japanese probe sent to collect samples from an asteroid 300 million kilometres away for clues about the origin of life and the solar system landed successfully on Friday, scientists said. more
UCL and AIIMS collaborates to increase academic and student exchange  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
UCL and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences have entered into a new partnership which will enable much closer research collaboration and will explore opportunities to increase... more
Researchers identify origin of immune cell that helps form healthy heart valves  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
UCLA researchers have identified for the first time the origin of an immune cell that plays a critical role in the formation of healthy... more
Study shows almost two-thirds of U.S. children live in asset poverty  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
More than 63 percent of American children and 55 percent of Americans live in "asset" poverty, meaning they have few or no assets to rely on... more
New study finds how high-fat diets fuel colorectal cancer growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
As cancer death rates drop overall, doctors have noted a frightening anomaly: deaths from colorectal cancer in people under 55 appear to be creeping up. According to the... more
Transparency on healthcare prices played key role in Arizona health system's turnaround  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Efforts to understand costs and openly share information on healthcare prices played a key role in a major Arizona health system's successful turnaround from... more
Researchers uncover interspecies communication between gut bacteria and host  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Bacteria in the gut do far more than help digest food in the stomachs of their hosts, they can also tell the genes in their mammalian hosts what to do. more
Onset of puberty depends on gap between parents' and child's height  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have found that the age puberty hits is based on the gap between the parents' and child's ultimate height, not... more
1 in 10 middle-aged Chinese adults are at high risk for heart disease, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Researchers at Yale and at the National Center for Cardiovascular Disease in China just quantified a significant opportunity... more
CT and Doppler equipment have low accuracy in detecting cerebral vasospasm and ischemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Both CT angiography and transcranial Doppler have limited accuracy in detecting cerebral vasospasm and predicting delayed cerebral ischemia in patients with subarachnoid... more
Successful testing of multi-organ "human-on-a-chip" could replace animals as test subjects  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
The replacement of animals as test subjects is one step closer to reality with the successful testing of multi-organ "human-on-a-chip" models to recapitulate the 28-day experiments... more
New device allows scientists to reproduce blow effects on the heart in lab  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A blow to the chest can have highly contrasting effects. For instance, some baseball players have died after being hit in the... more
Study: Cancer stem-like cells are maintained by MTHFD2 mitochondrial metabolic enzyme  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
An increase in the incidence and mortality rate of cancer has been noted worldwide, especially for lung cancer. more
Frog-skin bacteria more diverse in cold and variable temperature regions, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Amphibians are victims of lethal skin-disease epidemics. In the first global-scale study, researchers from 31 universities and research centers, including the Smithsonian Tropical Research... more
Study: Quality of fruits/vegetables at dollar stores just as good as regular grocery store produce  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
When you hear about dollar discount stores, the first thought that comes to mind likely isn't groceries for... more
Researchers find cost-effective way to improve mental health in prisons  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Of the 4 million prisoners released each year, 23 percent have suffered from major depressive disorder. Due to resource shortages, many go without adequate treatment while in prison.... more
New identified biomarker predicts patients who might benefit from HER2-targeted agents  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
In an effort to further individualize therapy and avoid over-treating patients, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report a new study using PET scans... more
Study: Women with more social support have low risk of dying  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Women aged 50-79 who believed they had more social support were less likely to die during the course of the study, according to a new study... more
Physicists calculate proton’s pressure distribution for first time  MIT · 4 hours
The particle’s core withstands pressures higher than those inside a neutron star, according to a new study. more
New app reliably determines physicians' skills in forming accurate, efficient diagnoses  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Assessing the accuracy and value of an increasingly popular and free online patient management app, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and other institutions say that physicians... more
Study offers new insights into mechanisms of changes in erythrocytes under stress  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Various stress effects make an integral part of modern life, and their minimization is of particular relevance. more
A comprehensive, multinational review of peppers around the world  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A comprehensive and multinational review of peppers/chilis (Capsicum species) with academic and scientific input from points across the globe, such as Argentina, Brazil, Taiwan, Mexico, Italy, Hungary, Austria, and the... more
Newly designed molecule could benefit people with Friedrich's Ataxia  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Skin cells taken from patients with a rare genetic disorder are up to ten times more sensitive to damage from ultraviolet A radiation in laboratory tests, than those from a... more
New blood test detects genetic disorders in fetuses  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a new blood test for genetic disorders that may allow parents to learn about the health of their baby as early as 11 weeks into pregnancy. more
Researchers use radio-telemetry to track the habitats of bottlenose dolphins  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Using telemetry units in hospitals to monitor patient health is standard practice. Now, a similar approach is proving to be invaluable for dolphins, too. more
Innovative compound offers a new therapeutic approach to treat multiple sclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. This debilitating condition periodically shutters communication between the brain and other parts... more
Mitochondrial proteotoxicity appears to be epicentre of molecular pathogenesis  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers at the University of Helsinki uncovered the mechanisms for a novel cellular stress response arising from the toxicity of newly synthesized proteins. more
A holistic approach key to minimize treatment complexity in patients with interstitial lung disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Patients with interstitial lung disease—a group of disorders causing progressive scarring of lung tissue—are often prescribed various medications that specifically... more
Vitamin D supplementation less effective in the presence of obesity, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study confirms that vitamin D supplementation is less effective in the presence of obesity, and it... more
Phase 1 data reinforce safety profile of new drug for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have few treatment options. Medications currently available or in development either target only a... more
Study doesn’t find enough evidence related to effects of noncaloric sweeteners on gut microbiota  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The study, carried out by the UGR professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ángel Gil and his research team, has... more
Besides the U.S., drug overdose mortality is also common in other high-income countries  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Is the current American drug overdose epidemic an isolated phenomenon? Have other high-income countries experienced similar increases in drug overdose mortality, or... more
Surgery and other treatments offer viable options for adult scoliosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
For years, spine surgeons have debated the best methods for treating scoliosis in adults. Spinal curvature often results in more back pain, leg pain and other symptoms for... more
Behavior change of prolonged smoking cessation may delay or prevent onset of seropositive rheumatoid arthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
In an Arthritis Care & Research analysis of 230,732 women, those who quit smoking many years ago had... more
PET scans show biomarkers could spare some breast cancer patients from chemotherapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
In an effort to further individualize therapy and avoid over-treating patients, researchers report a new study using PET scans has identified a biomarker that... more
New mechanisms regulating neural stem cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
The use of stem cells to repair organs is one of the foremost goals of modern regenerative medicine. Scientists have discovered that the protein Akna plays a key role in this process. It controls, for example,... more
Equilibrium: When does one of the central ideas in economics work?  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Many situations in economics are complicated and competitive. New research raises the question of whether many theories in economics may suffer from the very fundamental problem... more
Signals on the scales: How the brain processes images  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
How are the images cast on the retina reassembled in the brain? Researchers have found that processing of visual stimuli occurs at the earliest waystation on the way to the... more
New method helps quantify very low concentrations of neonicotinoid pesticides in honey  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Researchers from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland have developed an ultra-sensitive method to quantify extremely low concentrations of neonicotinoid pesticides in honey. more
News study reanalyzes the effects of noncaloric sweeteners on gut microbiota  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
There is currently not enough evidence related to the effects of noncaloric sweeteners on appetite, short‑term intake, and risk of suffering from cancer or diabetes, as... more
Surprising findings on forest fires  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Several years ago, an international team of scientists raised sediments from the bottom of Lake Van in eastern Turkey reflecting the past 600,000 years. Soil scientists and paleobotanists have now evaluated the drill cores for residues of early... more
Half-a-billion-year-old weird wonder worm finally gets its place in the tree of life  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Paleobiologists have shed new light on a jaw-snapping species of prehistoric worm using half-a-billion-year-old fossils kept at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington,... more
How to treat depression in prison -- and why it matters  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
The first randomized study of its kind reveals effective treatment for prisoners suffering from mental illness. more
SpaceX launches satellites, moon mission on Falcon 9  SPACE NEWS · 6 hours
A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying an Indonesian communications satellite, an Israeli lunar lander and a U.S. Air Force smallsat launched... more
The world’s largest bee has been rediscovered after 38 years
Video: Can mixing household cleaners kill you?
Decrease anxiety about learning English with mobile gaming
What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers
New species of tiny tyrannosaur foreshadows rise of T. rex
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Skateboarding defies the neoliberal logic of the city by making it a playground for all
Skateboarding defies the neoliberal logic of the city by making it a playground for all
Skateboarding defies the neoliberal logic of the city by making it a playground for all
Feral cat cull: Why the 2 million target is on scientifically shaky ground