In a new discovery, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Illness.... NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Brain inflammation in veterans with Gulf War illness  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a new discovery, researchers have detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Illness. more
Survey suggests high burden of GWI in veterans almost three decades after conflict  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
An online survey of nearly 500 veterans with Gulf War illness suggests a high burden of disease almost three decades after the conflict. more
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Researchers have demonstrated the use of stem-cell-derived 'mini-brains' to detect harmful side effects of a common drug on the developing brain. Mini-brains are miniature human brain models, developed with human cells and barely visible... more
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Gulf coast mollusks rode out past periods of climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
About 55 million years ago, a rapidly warming climate decimated marine communities around the world. But according to new research, it was a different story for snails, clams... more
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Global cooling after nuclear war would harm ocean life  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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A nuclear war that cooled Earth could worsen the impact of ocean acidification on corals, clams, oysters and other marine life with shells or skeletons, according to the first study... more
Research: War skews men's altruism toward other men, away from women  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
War potentially creates a 'boys' club' where men help each other more than they help women, according to new research carried out at the University of... more
Colossal oysters have disappeared from Florida's 'most pristine' coastlines  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hundreds of years ago, colossal oysters were commonplace across much of Florida's northern Gulf Coast. Today, those oysters have disappeared, leaving behind a new generation roughly a third smaller—a massive... more
Between bondage and freedom: Life in Civil War refugee camps  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Research by assistant professor of history Abigail Cooper into the refugee camps set up for African Americans during the Civil War has revealed stories of courage and bravery... more
Brain injuries in Iraq put attention on invisible war wounds  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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A new approach to calm that angry nose  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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Using 'mini-brains' to detect harmful neurodevelopmental effects of antidepressant  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have demonstrated the use of stem-cell-derived "mini-brains" to detect harmful side effects of a common drug on the developing brain. more
Noninvasive, self-adhesive sensor predicted worsening heart failure in veterans  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A removable, noninvasive, self-adhesive sensor successfully predicted worsening heart failure and the need for hospitalization in veterans several days before hospitalization occurred. The researchers used machine learning to analyze the... more
Measles re-emerging globally  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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Storm-induced sea level spikes differ in origin on US East, Gulf coasts  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The U.S. East and Gulf Coasts differ in how ocean and atmospheric circulation and sea level interact to produce storm surges, and both regions... more
Molecular 'switch' reverses chronic inflammation and aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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Raising the flag on Iwo Jima: Here's the story behind that iconic World War II photo  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
On Feb. 23, 1945, six Marines raised the U.S. flag over the Japanese island of Iwo... more
Interleukin-1-beta-induced chronic inflammation promotes lung cancer metastasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The study reveals a detailed epigenetic mechanism for how interleukin-1-beta, a common cytokine that helps fight infections during inflammation, plays a critical role in cancer metastasis. more
Invisible oil beyond the Deepwater Horizon satellite footprint  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Major oil spills are catastrophic events that immensely affect the environment and society, yet determining their spatial extent is a highly complex task. During the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) blowout, ~149,000 km2 of... more
Portable device paves way for better detection of foodborne illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Foodborne illness hits about one in six people in the United States every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million people in the... more
Portable device lights the way to better foodborne illness detection  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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