Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support legislation to protect people from surprise medical bills, a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows.... NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Investors’ deep-pocket push to defend surprise medical bills  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
As proposals to ban surprise medical bills move through Congress and state legislatures with rare bipartisan support, physician groups have emerged as the loudest opponents. more
The public and legislative impact of hyperconcentrated topic news  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
News has been shown to influence public perception, affect technology development, and increase public expression. We demonstrate that framing, a subjective aspect of news, appears to influence both significant public... more
High-end microscopy reveals structure and function of crucial metabolic enzyme  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The enzyme transhydrogenase plays a central role in regulating metabolic processes in animals and humans alike. Malfunction can lead to serious disorders. For the first time, structural biologists... more
California governor signs vaccine bills he demanded  ABC NEWS · 1 week
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed bills to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for children's vaccinations more
High-end microscopy reveals structure and function of crucial metabolic enzyme  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The enzyme transhydrogenase plays a central role in regulating metabolic processes in animals and humans alike. Malfunction can lead to serious disorders. For the first time, structural biologists... more
Drug-related emergencies prevalent among people who attend electronic dance music parties  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
People who frequent electronic dance music parties often use multiple drugs simultaneously and experience adverse effects with some ending up in the emergency department, say researchers... more
Public support for gene drives in agriculture tied to limits  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The first national survey inquiring about American attitudes toward agricultural gene drives shows more support for systems that are limited in scope and aimed at non-native insects. more
High social support associated with less violence among male teens in urban neighborhoods  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers find that the presence of adult social support is linked to less violence among at-risk teen boys. more
Public support for gene drives in agriculture tied to limits  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The first national survey inquiring about American attitudes toward agricultural gene drives—genetic modification techniques that can be used to "drive" a genetic trait or characteristic through a given... more
California advances crackdown on bogus vaccine exemptions  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
California's state Assembly has approved legislation designed to crack down on doctors who sell fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations more
Optimal strategy to manage hypertension and preeclampsia at end of pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In 2009, the Hypertension and Preeclampsia Intervention Trial At near Term-I (HYPITAT- I) trial showed that inducing labor in women with gestational hypertension or preeclampsia at... more
Patient's faith factors into every part of a medical journey  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
From medical decisions and surgical recovery to coping with stress and end-of-life issues, a patient's faith - or lack thereof affects nearly every part of a medical journey. more
Research confirms analgesic effects of social support by romantic partners  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at the University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology and the University of the Balearic Islands have confirmed the analgesic effects of social support - even... more
California lawmakers OK vaccine limits; Newsom seeks changes  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
California lawmakers sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a measure designed to crack down on doctors who sell fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations on Wednesday, even as Newsom sought last-minute changes to one of... more
Increasing numbers of Americans support gun background checks  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In the aftermath of the shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, public debate once again turned to what Congress should do to reduce gun violence. more
Probiotic use helps reduce health care cost and societal impact of flu-like RTIs  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A study published on August 27 in Frontiers in Pharmacology found that general probiotic use in the U.S. could save the health... more
Trump administration's 'public charge' rule jeopardizes health care  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The Trump administration's "public charge" rule, which would subject legal immigrants to a public charge determination if they use public health, nutrition and housing benefits for which they are eligible, represents a... more
Treating high blood pressure may slow cognitive decline  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
High blood pressure appears to accelerate cognitive decline among middle-aged and older adults, but treating high blood pressure may slow this down, according to a preliminary study presented by researchers at Columbia... more
Dorian's floodwaters trap people in attics in North Carolina  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A weakened Hurricane Dorian flooded homes on North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday with a ferocity that took even storm-hardened residents by surprise, forcing people to retreat to their attics.... more
Bias against single people affects their cancer treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research reveals the dangerous bias that's been buried in the fine print of academic and medical journals for more than 30 years. Unmarried patients with cancer are less likely to get... more
Kawasaki Medical University installs first MILabs E-Class U-SPECT6/CT in Japan  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Kawasaki Medical University, Yokohama’s research hub for state-of-the-art medical science and services has acquired anultra-high-resolutionE-ClassU-SPECT6/CT system for preclinical imaging. more
Utah scraps state-run dispensary system for medical cannabis  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Utah legislators are drafting a bill that would scrap a planned state-run medical cannabis dispensary system after facing mounting pressure from county attorneys who said the system put public employees at risk... more
Police less proactive after negative public scrutiny, study says  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Public safety officers know that their profession could draw them into the line of fire at any moment, as it did recently for six officers wounded in a shooting standoff... more
HUD-VASH voucher program effectively combats veteran homelessness, research shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Homelessness is a persistent and significant public policy and public health challenge, disproportionately affecting veterans. more
New fuel to get sea freight environmentally shipshape  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tens of thousands of cargo ships will have to start using less polluting fuels in January, a boon for the environment that could however lead to higher bills for consumers. more
'Hidden' data exacerbates rural public health inequities  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
While some of the data rural public health officials need to serve their communities and guide public health policy exists, that data is hard to access and use. Researchers conducted qualitative surveys of rural... more
How high schools can foster 'deeper learning'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Jal Mehta, professor of education at the Graduate School of Education (GSE), and Sarah Fine, Ed.M. '13, Ed.D. '17, visited 30 innovative public high schools across the country to examine where students were experiencing... more
New FlexGround Service Delivers High-Speed Broadband to Forces in Remote Areas  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
For more than five decades, Intelsat General has been providing the satellite capacity and... more
MORE SCIENCE VIDEO
Testing fluoride levels in Indian wells
PHYS.ORG
3-D models of Mars to aid Rosalind Franklin rover in quest for ancient life
PHYS.ORG
LS2 Report: CMS set to glitter with installation of new GEMs
CERN
Deep-Sea Explorers Find Rare Shapeshifting Jellyfish with a Prize Inside
LIVE SCIENCE
Look out, invasive species: The robots are coming
PHYS.ORG
Nanoantennas help detectors see more heat, less noise
PHYS.ORG
Study probes interplay of proteins in type 2 diabetes
PHYS.ORG
Space Station science: learning from Luca
ESA
'Climigration': When communities must move because of climate change
PHYS.ORG
NASA's WFIRST will help uncover the universe's fate
PHYS.ORG
Quantum computers could arrive sooner if we build them with traditional silicon technology
PHYS.ORG
SLIPS and pitfalls: Synthetic surfaces inspired by a pitcher pitfall trap
PHYS.ORG
Winning bootcamp ideas at Φ-week
ESA
'Soft tactile logic' tech distributes decision-making throughout stretchable material
SCIENCE DAILY
Undergraduate engineers advance shock wave mitigation research
PHYS.ORG
FRESH SCIENCE