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UTHealth School of Dentistry offers new 'telementoring' program  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Kuwaiti dentist Alaa Al-Saffar, DDS, may be 7,000 miles from the Texas Medical Center but that did not keep her from catching a lecture on mouth ulcers at The University of Texas... more
Transgender college students more likely to experience mental health problems than their peers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The largest and most comprehensive mental health survey of college students in the US reveals that students who identify as transgender, gender... more
Children with mild asthma can use inhalers to effectively manage the condition  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis supports evidence that children with mild asthma can effectively manage the condition... more
French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher _ all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently, raising the number to 64 so... more
Researchers discover how stress can decrease the desire to eat  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Eating disorder researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while... more
FDA approves new drug to treat patients with myelofibrosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Inrebic (fedratinib) capsules to treat adult patients with certain types of myelofibrosis. more
Research finds lack of racial diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
New research published this week in JAMA Oncology has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. more
FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first spinal tether device intended to be used in children and adolescents to correct the... more
Stanford engineers develop stickers to detect physiological signals emanating from the skin  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
We tend to take our skin's protective function for granted, ignoring its other roles in signaling subtleties like a fluttering heart or a flush... more
Hospital pharmacist-led approach can reduce antibiotic use  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
In small, community hospitals that don't have resources for a dedicated staff to oversee the proper use of antibiotics, turning to staff pharmacists showed promise in a model study conducted by Duke Health. more
FDA approves novel device to treat symptoms associated with advanced heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Barostim Neo System for the improvement of symptoms in patients with advanced heart failure who... more
Guideline recommendations for management of patients with severe TBI continue to evolve  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
New evidence continues to drive the evolution of guideline recommendations for the medical management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury. more
How Many Earth-like Planets Are Around Sun-like Stars?  ASTRO WATCH · 10 hours
A new study provides the most accurate estimate of the frequency that planets that are similar to Earth in size... more
Medical News Today: The power of electromagnetic energy on breast cancer cells  MNT · 8 hours
Electromagnetic energy could be used to halt the movement of breast cancer cells, reducing metastatic cases. New research explains how. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health  MNT · 8 hours
A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated events. more
About The NASA Mars Rover 2020 Trip  ASTRO WATCH · 21 hours
One of the most exciting projects to be coming in only just a few short months is the NASA Mars Rover project... more
Beloved baby dugong 'Mariam' dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A sick baby dugong whose fight for recovery won hearts in Thailand and cast a spotlight on ocean conservation has died from an infection exacerbated by... more
Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test shortened due to bad water quality  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series... more
Wireless stick-on sensors pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin  nanowerk · 1 day
Engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.... more
A heat shield just 10 atoms thick to protect electronic devices  nanowerk · 1 day
Atomically thin heat shields could be up to 50,000 times thinner than current insulating materials in cell phones and laptops. more
From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Representatives of more than 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for... more
China state agency successfully launches rocket for commercial use: CCTV  REUTERS · 1 day
A Chinese government space agency successfully launched on Saturday its first rocket meant for commercial use,... more
Nylon as a building block for transparent electronic devices?  nanowerk · 1 day
Scientists have solved a four decade long challenge of producing very thin nylon films that can be used for instance in electronic memory components. The thin nylon films are several... more
The future of robots: A psychological approach to human-automation interaction  nanowerk · 1 day
The increasingly digital nature of our world introduces a seemingly endless list of considerations when it comes to ensuring automated systems can successfully meet human needs. more
Wearable sensors detect what's in your sweat  nanowerk · 1 day
New easy-to-make sensors can provide real-time measurements of sweat rate and electrolytes and metabolites in perspiration. more
How to recognize Candida in stool  MNT · 1 day
The presence of Candida in stool does not always signal an overgrowth. Signs of Candida in stool include white or brown mucus, froth, or foam. Treatment options include antifungal medications. Learn more here. more
What can cause rectal pain?  MNT · 1 day
Many factors can cause rectal pain. This article looks at the causes of pain around the rectum, the symptoms, and ways to relieve it at home. more
Do electronic devices affect our ability to grasp complex ideas?  MNT · 1 day
Researchers have found a link between the constant use of electronic devices and lower activity in brain areas key to processing complex information. more
New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression  MNT · 1 day
A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body's endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects of exercise. more
MS: Paleo diet may reduce fatigue by improving cholesterol  MNT · 1 day
New research finds that improving cholesterol levels by adopting a diet high in vegetables reduces exhaustion in people with multiple sclerosis. more
Video: What exactly happened at Chernobyl?  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
On April 26, 1986, the Soviet Union's Chernobyl Power Complex nuclear reactor 4 exploded. more
APT Satellite nets $21 million from Apstar-6 insurance claim, next satellite delayed  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
APT Satellite says it has received $21 million in insurance payments for the partial failure of the Apstar-6 communications satellite in May 2018. more
From the tiny testes of flies, new insight into how genes arise  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
In the battle of the sexes, males appear to have the innovative edge—from a genetic standpoint, at least. Scientists are finding that the testes... more
Medical News Today: Can a yeast infection cause bleeding?  MNT · 1 day
A yeast infection can cause a small amount of bleeding, as well as genital soreness and other symptoms. Antifungal medications can help. Learn more here. more
Discovery of anti-opioid pathway offers new route to designing safer pain medications  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A team has discovered a biological system that manages cells' response to opioid drug exposure. The unexpected discovery offers new ideas for improving the... more
Medical News Today: What can cause rectal pain?  MNT · 1 day
Many factors can cause rectal pain. This article looks at the causes of pain around the rectum, the symptoms, and ways to relieve it at home. more
Medical News Today: How to use essential oils for scars  MNT · 1 day
Some essential oils may combat infection and inflammation, which can help wounds heal and improve skin health. Here, learn about the evidence behind these essential oils and how... more
Medical News Today: New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression  MNT · 1 day
A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body's endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects... more
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Video: What exactly happened at Chernobyl?
Despite failed promises, stem cell advocates again want taxpayers to pony up billions
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Methane emissions spike: Is there one main culprit?
To monitor air quality, scientists chase methane plumes in dead of night
A new way to hoard resources in nano-sized factories targeted for biotech
Rare antelopes and black cats
Young Jupiter was smacked head-on by massive newborn planet
Electronic waste is mined for rare earth elements
Shedding light on black holes
Milky Way's black hole just flared, growing 75 times as bright for a few hours
How recycling is actually sorted, and why Australia is quite bad at it
Arctic Ocean could have no September sea ice if global average temperatures increase by 2 degrees
Lost in translation: Researchers discover translator gene may play a role in disease
Restoring soil to address climate change
Celebrating 30 years of a giant LEP for humankind