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Levothyroxine treatment in women with thyroid antibodies may not increase live birth rate  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Treating women with thyroid antibodies but a normal thyroid function with a medicine called Levothyroxine does not make them more likely to... more
Ovary function is preserved in transgender men at one year of testosterone therapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Transgender men preserve their fertility potential even after one year of treatment with the male hormone testosterone, according to a new study. more
Generic weight-loss drug may be safe and effective for long-term treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
An inexpensive weight-loss drug approved 60 years ago for only short-term use also may be safe and effective for longer-term treatment, according to a new study. more
How electricity-eating microbes use electrons to fix carbon dioxide  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
A phototrophic microbe called Rhodopseudomonas palustris takes up electrons from conductive substances like metal oxides or rust to reduce carbon dioxide. more
Hydrophobicity and effective acid catalysis  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Researchers have shown that the tunable hydrophobic nature of dense siloxane gels is strongly correlated with their catalytic activity, explicitly demonstrating how molecules with different hydrophobic nature at the molecular level interact differently with surfaces of differing hydrophobicity.... more
Breakthrough in air purification with a catalyst that works at room temperature  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Researchers have shown that a newly engineered catalyst made of gold nanoparticles supported on a metal oxide framework shows breakdown of ammonia impurities in... more
Sperm DNA damage may contribute to repeated miscarriages  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Some cases of recurrent pregnancy loss may be caused by sperm DNA damage in the male partner, rather than by a problem in affected women. more
Another possible consequence of the opioid epidemic: hormone deficiencies  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Many people who use opioid medications long term do not produce enough testosterone or another important hormone, cortisol, according to a new study. more
In healthy young women, sleep quality varies throughout the menstrual cycle  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Young women are more likely to experience sleep disruption in the days leading up to their menstrual period, according to a new study. more
Bisphosphonates increasingly prescribed to the women most likely to benefit  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
In recent years, women who start taking bisphosphonates (BPs) to treat osteoporosis and prevent fracture have trended from younger to older and from having osteopenia to having osteoporosis,... more
Improved PCOS symptoms correlate with gut bacterial composition  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) improved with exposure to healthy bacteria in the gut, according to a study in a mouse model of this common women's endocrine disorder. more
Eating later in the day may be associated with obesity  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Eating later in the day may contribute to weight gain, according to a new study. more
For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers report. more
Breast cancer may be likelier to spread to bone with nighttime dim-light exposure  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Exposure to dim light at night, which is common in today's lifestyle, may contribute to the spread of breast cancer to the... more
A1c test misses many cases of diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Using the hemoglobin A1c blood test to diagnose diabetes tends to underestimate the prevalence of the disease, according to a new study. more
Treating diabetes in older adults requires simpler medication regimens, looser glycemic targets  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications. more
Obese mouse mothers trigger heart problems in offspring  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Mitochondria manufacture energy in every cell of the body, including heart muscle cells. A new study shows that cardiac mitochondria are abnormal in the offspring of mouse mothers that become obese due... more
Radioactive material detected remotely using laser-induced electron avalanche breakdown  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Physicists have developed a powerful new method to detect radioactive material. By using an infrared laser beam to induce an electron avalanche breakdown near the material, the new technique can... more
New hybrid closed loop insulin pump proves hard to use for some patients with diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Among first-time users of a new insulin pump that automatically delivers insulin to people with type 1 diabetes,... more
Chemicals induce dipoles to damp plasmons  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study discovers a mechanism by which molecules affect the plasmonic response of gold nanorods. The mechanism could be used to enhance applications like catalysis that involve plasmon-driven chemistry. more
Ankle exoskeleton fits under clothes for potential broad adoption  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The device does not require additional components such as batteries or actuators carried on the back or waist. more
Developing new organic materials for electronics  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A scientist has new ways of accelerating the development of new organic materials for electronics. The new approaches could have applications in other types of materials science research. more
Like mountaineers, nerves need expert guidance to find their way  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Similar to the dozens of Sherpas that guide hikers up treacherous Himalayan mountains to reach a summit, the nervous system relies on elaborate timing and location of guidance... more
Tall ice-cliffs may trigger big calving events -- and fast sea-level rise  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Glaciers that drain ice sheets such as Antarctica or Greenland often flow into the ocean, ending in near-vertical cliffs. As the glacier flows into... more
Energy monitor can find electrical failures before they happen  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new system can monitor the behavior of all electric devices within a building, ship, or factory, determining which ones are in use at any given time and whether any... more
Teens who seek solitude may know what's best for them  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Teens who choose to spend time alone may know what's best for them, according to new research that suggests solitude isn't a red flag for isolation or depression. more
Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don't, however, always prevent reinfection. Why this happens is one of the long-standing questions... more
Paleontologists report world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Paleontologists have just reported the world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex and the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The 13-metre-long T. rex, nicknamed 'Scotty,' lived in prehistoric Saskatchewan 66 million years ago. more
Squishing blood stem cells could facilitate harvest for transplants  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
How deformable cells are, and thus how stiff or squishy they are, plays an important role in retaining blood-forming stem cells in their marrow niches and thus preserving their long-term... more
Matter-antimatter asymmetry in charmed quarks  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Physicists have confirmed that matter and antimatter decay differently for elementary particles containing charmed quarks. The findings may also indicate new physics beyond the Standard Model, which describes how fundamental particles interact with one another. more
How the 'good feeling' can influence the purchase of sustainable chocolate  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
More and more products carry ethical labels such as fair-trade or organic, which consumers view positively. Nevertheless, the sales figures of these products often remain low,... more
Potential new therapy for liver diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Drug therapy may effectively treat a potentially life-threatening condition associated with cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases, according to a new study. more
Mailing colorectal cancer screening kit found effective, regardless of financial incentive  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Roughly a quarter of patients overdue for colorectal cancer screening mailed completed kits back within two months, even if they weren't given any kind of financial... more
A protein's surprising role offers clues to limit graft-vs.-host disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
In a surprising finding, researchers showed the protein NLRP6 aggravated the difficult symptoms of gastrointestinal graft-vs.-host disease. Knocking out this protein in mice led to significantly better survival... more
Salamanders chew with their palate  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The Italian Crested Newt eats anything and everything it can overpower. Earthworms, mosquito larvae and water fleas are on its menu, but also snails, small fish and even its own offspring. A research team has now studied the... more
Caterpillars retrieve 'voicemail' by eating soil  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Leaf-feeding caterpillars greatly enrich their intestinal flora by eating soil. It's even possible to trace the legacy effects of plants that previously grew in that soil through bacteria and fungi in the caterpillars. more
Scientists argue for more comprehensive studies of Cascade volcanoes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scientists argue for more 'synthesis' research looking at the big picture of volcanology to complement myriad research efforts looking at single volcanoes. more
Hears the pitch: Team invents a new mode of photoacoustic imaging  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Physicists developed a new mode of photoacoustic imaging called F-mode. This new mode selectively enhances photoacoustic image features based on the size of the object and... more
Citizen science programs provide valuable data on intermittent rivers in southwestern US  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
An OU-led project is showing how citizen science programs provide valuable data on rivers in southwestern United States. The ecological and hydrological data obtained... more
Climate changes make some aspects of weather forecasting increasingly difficult  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The ongoing climate changes make it increasingly difficult to predict certain aspects of weather, according to a new study. The study, focusing on weather forecasts in the northern... more
Colourful male fish have genes to thank for their enduring looks  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Striking colors that are seen only in the males of some species are partly explained by gene behavior, research into guppy fish suggests. more
Climate change affecting fish in Ontario lakes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have found warmer average water temperatures in Ontario lakes over the past decade have forced fish to forage in deeper water. more
Jupiter's unknown journey revealed  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The giant planet Jupiter was formed four times further from the sun than its current orbit, and migrated inwards in the solar system over a period of 700,000 years. Researchers found proof of this incredible journey thanks to a group... more
When neurons are out of shape, antidepressants may not work  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed medication for major depressive disorder (MDD), yet scientists still do not understand why the treatment does not work... more
How does estrogen protect bones? Unraveling a pathway to menopausal bone loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Women who have reached menopause are at a greater risk of developing osteoporosis, which can lead to bone fractures and long-term impairment of mobility.... more
Low-income neighborhoods more vulnerable to flooding, extreme heat  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The methods can be replicated by cities to help them identify which neighborhoods are most at risk and what demographic factors characterize the most vulnerable citizens. more
A social bacterium with versatile habits  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Related individuals of a soil bacterial species live in cooperative groups and exhibit astonishing genetic and behavioral diversity. more
Highest energy density all-solid-state batteries now possible  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists have developed a new complex hydride lithium superionic conductor that could result in all-solid-state batteries with the highest energy density to date. more
To stoke creativity, crank out ideas and then step away  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
There is an effective formula for unlocking employees' creative potential, according to new research. Employers should incentivize workers to produce an abundance of ideas -- even mediocre ones... more
Arctic deep sea: Colonization in slow motion  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
There is a wide variety of animals living on the Arctic seabed. Attached to rocks, they feed by removing nutrients from the water using filters or tentacles. But it can take decades for these... more
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