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IU researcher identifies new genomic regions that increase skin cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 minutes
An Indiana University cancer researcher has identified eight new genomic regions that increase a person's risk for skin cancer. more
UGA historian shines light on the evolutionary purpose of menopause  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 minutes
Menopause- that time in every woman's life when the ovaries no longer release an egg each month and menstruation ceases forever- is a rare thing among Earth's infinitely... more
More internationally educated nurses in hospitals may result in a stable nursing workforce  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 minutes
Having more nurses trained outside of the United States working on a hospital unit does not hurt collaboration among healthcare professionals and... more
Researchers uncover why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 minutes
Due to Zika virus, more than 1,600 babies were born in Brazil with microcephaly, or abnormally small heads, from September 2015 through... more
Study finds declines in heart attacks to be greater among men than women  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 minutes
In a study published in the American Heart Association scientific journal Circulation, Kaiser Permanente research scientists report a steady decline in heart... more
DARPA makes last-minute change to launch competition rules  SPACE NEWS · 1 hour
With just a week before the first scheduled launch in DARPA’s responsive launch competition, the agency is tweaking the rules... more
Passengers begin leaving after ship's virus quarantine ends  ABC NEWS · 47 minutes
Hundreds of passengers began leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship after their two-week quarantine ended more
Study reveals underlying mechanism for life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias  NEWS MEDICAL · 51 minutes
Low oxygen levels in the heart have long been known to produce life-threatening arrhythmias, even sudden death. Until now, it was not clear how. more
Study reveals how cells remove misfolded proteins from tissues  NEWS MEDICAL · 51 minutes
Researchers in Japan have identified a new quality control system that allows cells to remove damaged and potentially toxic proteins from their surroundings. more
AI-based approach may allow EKGs to be used for detecting hypertrophic cardiomyopathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 51 minutes
An approach based on artificial intelligence may allow EKGs to be used to screen for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the future. more
Survey: Majority of Americans strongly support organ and tissue donation for research  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 minutes
A strong majority of Americans agree that organ and tissue donation for research contributes to health and medical breakthroughs and acknowledge significant shortfalls for... more
Ariane 5’s second launch of 2020  ESA · 5 hours
Ariane 5 has delivered two satellites, JCSAT-17 and Geo-Kompsat-2B, into their planned transfer orbits. more
Japanese communications satellite and South Korean weather satellite launch on Ariane 5  SPACE NEWS · 3 hours
Arianespace completed its third launch of the year Feb. 18, sending a Japanese communications satellite and a South Korean weather satellite into geostationary transfer... more
Association between HMO concentrations and infant weight, body composition  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Breastfeeding affects infant growth and, researchers have found, helps prevent obesity, both in childhood and later in life. However, the components of breast milk responsible for these beneficial effects remain... more
US tells remaining cruise passengers: Stay out for 2 weeks  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
The U.S. government is making good on its warning to Americans who chose to remain on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan: They can't return home for... more
Hundreds leave California military bases after quarantine  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Federal officials say nearly 350 Americans who fled the coronavirus zone in China have completed a 14-day quarantine at California military bases and been cleared to go home more
Study reveals how overexposure to fluoride causes defects in tooth enamel  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Exposing teeth to excessive fluoride alters calcium signaling, mitochondrial function, and gene expression in the cells forming tooth enamel- a novel explanation for how dental fluorosis,... more
BU study finds higher fecundability in the fall  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
First-of-its-kind study accounts for when couples are most likely to start trying to conceive, finding couples conceive quicker in late fall and early winter, especially in southern states. more
Potential method for better treatment of premature babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study published in the journal Immunology in February 2020 reports the discovery of a process that occurs in the body naturally, but which enhances the production of type 3 innate... more
Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Alcohol misuse is common among adolescents, and increases the risk of developing a chronic alcohol use disorder in the future. more
Dementia prevalence falling but the number of cases will double by 2050  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Alzheimer Europe presented a new study at a European Parliament lunch debate in February 2020, which projects a doubling of the number of cases... more
Live-cell imaging provides new insights into dynamic structure of mitochondria  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
As power plants and energy stores, mitochondria are essential components of almost all cells in plants, fungi and animals. Until now, it has been assumed that these functions... more
New coronavirus case confirmed among cruise ship evacuees  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
A new case of coronavirus has been confirmed among people evacuated from a cruise ship to a California military base more
New virus cases in China fall for 2nd day, deaths top 2,000  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
New virus cases in China continued to fall, with 1,749 new infections and 136 new deaths announced after China's leader said disease prevention and... more
Empathy can be predicted from resting state brain connectivity  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Traditionally, empathy is assessed through the use of questionnaires and psychological assessments. The findings of this study offer an alternative to people who may have difficulty filling out questionnaires, such... more
Later school start times associated with drop in vehicle crashes involving teen drivers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A study published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that later school start times were... more
Lengthening prostate cancer screening intervals for men could improve outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published by Oxford University Press, finds significant benefits to lengthening the amount of time between prostate cancer... more
Drugs targeting T cells may be effective in treating cerebral malaria  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found evidence that specific immune cells may play a key role in the devastating effects of cerebral malaria, a... more
Glucose-lowering drug reduces obesity indices in children and adolescents, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A new study has shown metformin - a glucose-lowering drug commonly used to treat diabetes - to be effective at lowering some measures of obesity in... more
Tailoring care for older patients after emergency surgery can greatly improves outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Tailoring care for older patients who have had emergency surgery can reduce complications and deaths, decrease the length of hospital stays and cut down... more
Scientists may have a way to boost innate lung immunity in preterm babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The continuing epidemic of pre-term birth includes this stark reality: tiny, fragile babies are born with underdeveloped lungs and prone to lifelong... more
Ultra-premium CT system for Jersey Shore University Medical Center  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center opened a second computed tomography scanner in its emergency department in February. more
Cleaning products may raise the risk of childhood asthma finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
According to a new study from researchers at Simon Fraser University's Faculty of Health Sciences (SFU), exposure to household cleaning products as babies could raise the... more
New compendium on cardiomyopathies  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Cardiomyopathy refers to diseases of the heart muscle causing cardiac myocyte injury and myocardial dysfunction, which impair structural and functional ventricular filling or ejection of blood in the absence of other structural or vascular heart diseases. more
Domestic abuse raises the risk of death by 44% finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
A new study reveals that domestic abuse can raise the risk of deaths by 44 percent compared to the general population. A team of researchers from... more
Surge in enrollment as Californians avoid penalty, receive state aid  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Hundreds of thousands of new enrollees signed up for 2020 coverage through Covered California, driven by new carrot-and-stick state policies that provide financial aid to help some people... more
Geriatric-specific characteristics linked to hospital readmission risk of elderly surgical patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers have examined new geriatric-specific characteristics that appear to raise the risk of elderly surgical patients having an unplanned hospital readmission within a month of initially... more
Warming oceans are getting louder  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
One of the ocean's loudest creatures is smaller than you'd expect -- and will get even louder and more troublesome to humans and sea life as the ocean warms, according to new research. more
Warming oceans are getting louder
Mating squid don't stop for loud noises
Black Death mass grave discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital
Video: Deep-sea footage helps researchers understand octopod real estate
Video: Deep-sea footage helps researchers understand octopod real estate
Video: Deep-sea footage helps researchers understand octopod real estate
LOFAR pioneers new way to study exoplanet environments
Creating custom light using 2-D materials
Neuroscientist breaks the communication code of mice
Coping with adult nightmares
Painting of deity found inside 3,000-year-old coffin
New all-sky search reveals potential neutrino sources
New all-sky search reveals potential neutrino sources
Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana
Physically producing computer-generated artificial genomes to understand DNA
VR helps cardiologist detect patient's injury and repair a broken heart
Research reveals unique reproductive trait for seagrass
ESO telescope sees surface of dim Betelgeuse
Climate change will lead to abrupt shifts in dryland ecosystems, study warns