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Mosquito misery: can environmental changes reduce mosquito-transmitted disease?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In autumn, as the heat becomes a bit more bearable and football season approaches, people begin to spend more time outdoors where they are sure to be plagued by that quintessential Louisiana... more
Guidelines for treatment of migraine in children and teens  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
For children and teens with migraine, the pain and symptoms that accompany migraine attacks can be debilitating, resulting in missed school days, absence from social or sporting events, and affected... more
Women close the gender gap in television coverage of Olympics  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Women in the United States may still have to contend with a shortfall in their lifetime earnings and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, but they've closed the... more
New AAN guidelines includes recommendations for treatment of migraine in children, teens  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
For children and teens with migraine, the pain and symptoms that accompany migraine attacks can be debilitating, resulting in missed school days, absence from... more
Solving the big problem of measuring tiny nanoparticles  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Tiny nanoparticles play a gargantuan role in modern life, even if most consumers are unaware of their presence. They provide essential ingredients in sunscreen lotions, prevent athlete's foot fungus in socks, and... more
Cool roofs can help shield California's cities against heat waves  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study shows that if every building in California sported 'cool' roofs by 2050, these roofs would help contribute to protecting urbanites from the consequences of dangerous... more
UAB expert offers tips for teens, parents on staying safe during summer months and activities  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
During hot summer months, children, adolescents and teenagers spend a lot more time outside. Whether it is at... more
How much would you pay to change a game before playing it?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
When most people think of a "game," they might imagine checkers or hopscotch. But in game theory, a game is defined as any type... more
Even without concussions, just one football season may damage players’ brains  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
A group of college football players underwent brain scans after a season of play. The results suggest the sport could impact neural signaling. more
How the search for football's next big thing is fueling a modern-day slave trade  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
It's estimated that more than 15,000 children are trafficked into Europe every year with false hopes of making it as... more
Exercise and increased physical activity are effective for prevention, treatment of depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Exercise training and increased physical activity are effective for both prevention and treatment of depression, concludes a research review in the August issue of... more
Tornado hits Luxembourg, injuring 19, damages 100 homes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A rare tornado injured 19 people, two of them severely, in Luxembourg, while 15 soccer players were injured by a lightning strike in southern Germany as unseasonal storms hit northern Europe late... more
The mind-muscle connection: For aesthetes, not athletes?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The 'mind-muscle connection.' Ancient lore for bodybuilders, latest buzz for Instragram fitness followers. But when the goal is muscle performance rather than growth alone, does the idea still carry any weight? A new analysis... more
Routine hits playing football cause damage to the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research indicates that concussions aren't the sole cause of damage to the brain in contact sports. A study of college football players found that typical hits sustained from playing... more
New bio-inspired technology is poised to disrupt the composites industry  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new lightweight, impact-resistant technology inspired by a tiny crustacean could change the way we play sports, and also improve wind-farm productivity and automotive fuel economy. more
A common neural signature of brain injury in concussion and subconcussion  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The midbrain is biomechanically susceptible to force loading from repetitive subconcussive head impacts (RSHI), is a site of tauopathy in chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and regulates... more
Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Baseball superstar Max Scherzer — whose back injury has prevented him from pitching for the Washington Nationals since he last played on July 25 — is the latest in a long list of professional... more
Asteroid's surprise close approach illustrates need for more eyes on the sky  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On 25 July, an asteroid the size of a football field flew by Earth, coming within 65 000 km of our planet's surface during... more
Scientists Find a Boiling, Toxic Wasteland of an Exoplanet, and It's Shaped Like a Football  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
This first-of-its-kind discovery reveals a new category of ultrahot exoplanet, one so thoroughly cooked that your cast-iron skillet... more
Scientists Find a Boiling, Toxic Wasteland of an Exoplanet, and It's Shaped Liked a Football  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
This first-of-its-kind discovery reveals a new category of ultrahot exoplanet, one so thoroughly cooked that your cast-iron skillet... more
How side hit to the head could damage brain, lead to concussion  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Play contact sports for any length of time and at one point or another you're probably going to have your 'bell rung' by a... more
Hubble uncovers a 'heavy metal' exoplanet shaped like a football  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
How can a planet be 'hotter than hot?' The answer is when heavy metals are detected escaping from the planet's atmosphere, instead of condensing into clouds. more
Hubble uncovers a 'heavy metal' exoplanet shaped like a football  nanowerk · 2 weeks
How can a planet be 'hotter than hot'? The answer is when heavy metals are detected escaping from the planet's atmosphere, instead of condensing into clouds. more
Distant 'heavy metal' gas planet is shaped like a football  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The scorching hot exoplanet WASP-121b may not be shredding any heavy metal guitar riffs, but it is sending heavy metals such as iron and magnesium into space. The... more
Stevens researchers track how the brain behaves upon impact leading to concussion  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Play contact sports for any length of time and at one point or another you're probably going to have your 'bell rung' by a... more
Nearly three-quarters of traumatic brain injuries in under-19s caused by consumer products  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A vast report, looking at the products and activities associated with non-fatal traumatic brain injuries for youngsters aged up to 19, in 66 US... more
Montmorency tart cherry juice may help improve cognitive performance in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Montmorency tart cherry juice has long been coveted by gout sufferers, athletes for exercise recovery, and those seeking a good night's sleep. Now there's... more
Hoses, ice packs help tame Tokyo heat before the Olympics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The heat is on for organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Several days after marking one year to go before the opening ceremony, the notorious Tokyo heat kicked... more
New study to explore impact of football-based Twinning Project on offenders  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The Twinning Project has announced the launch of ground-breaking new partnership with the University of Oxford, who will analyze the results of the Twinning Project's approach... more
India farmers shocked as suspected meteorite crashes into rice field  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A suspected meteorite the size of a football plunged into a rice field in eastern India, startling farmers, authorities said Thursday. more
Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, officials are touting the city's readiness, but activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences. more
Former NFL players may face higher risk of atrial fibrillation  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Former National Football League (NFL) players were nearly 6 times more likely to have atrial fibrillation (AF), a type of irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke. Former... more
Former NFL players may have greater risk of atrial fibrillation  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Former National Football League players were nearly 6 times more likely to have atrial fibrillation compared to men of similar age who did not play professional football, according... more
Repetitive knee stress and lack of rest can be major causes of ACL failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Repetitive knee stress and failure to accommodate sufficient rest between periods of strenuous exercise may be key factors behind the... more
'Kneeding' a break: First evidence ACL injuries an overuse failure  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Repetitive knee stress and failure to accommodate sufficient rest between periods of strenuous exercise may be key factors behind the rapid rise in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries... more
Gender binary in elite sports should be abandoned, researchers urge  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Existing gender categories in sport should perhaps be abandoned in favor of a more 'nuanced' approach in the new transgender era, researchers say. more
NZ researchers call for gender binary in elite sports to be abandoned  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Existing gender categories in sport should perhaps be abandoned in favour of a more "nuanced" approach in the new transgender era, University of Otago... more
Addressing mental health issues in small businesses could bring major boost to the economy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Mental health awareness has risen enormously in recent years. Celebrities from athlete Michael Phelps to Prince Harry and pop star... more
Rutgers participates in Big Ten-Ivy League Epidemiology of Concussions study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Data on every consenting Rutgers athlete who experiences a concussion is helping to inform a large-scale, nationwide study aimed at making sports safer for student-athletes. more
ADHD in athletes may be linked to longer recovery time from concussions  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
For college athletes, having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be linked to increased symptoms, and longer recovery time from concussions, according to a... more
Researchers expand the knowledge of cardio-respiratory relationship  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Observation of extended episodes of one-to-one synchronization between heart rate and breathing rate for athletes suggests their training specifically contributes to an enhanced connection within the nervous system. more
Study finds huge disparities in participation in extra-curricular activities depending on social background  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Children from the wealthiest backgrounds are three times more likely to take music classes out of school hours than those from the... more
Disruption of immune cell behavior may spur heart disease, heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
On an ice hockey team, the players all start off with identical uniforms, skates and a stick. But if you take one of them, add padding,... more
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