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December 17, 2012
Resident fatigue, stress trigger motor vehicle incidents, Mayo Clinic poll finds
It appears that long, arduous hours in the hospital are causing more than stress and fatigue among doctors-in-training -- they're crashing, or nearly crashing, their cars after work, according to new Mayo Clinic research.

Elsevier to publish International Review of Economics Education beginning in January 2013
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that beginning in January 2013 it will publish the International Review of Economics Education.

Intensive therapy no better than traditional care at speeding up recovery from whiplash
More costly, intensive treatment works no better than usual care at speeding up recovery from whiplash injuries, according to new research published Online First in The Lancet.

Reproduction and life span are intertwined
Removal of germ cells -- the sperm and egg producing cells -- increases longevity of the roundworm.

People with HIV hospitalized less often since combination antiretroviral drug therapy introduced
People with HIV are being hospitalized in Ontario significantly less often than they were 15 years ago when combination antiretroviral drug therapy was introduced, new research has found.

Combo-snacks of cheese and vegetables cut kids calories
A new Cornell study finds that serving children combined snacks of vegetables and cheese led them to eat 72 percent fewer calories -- and be just as satisfied as those who were served only potato chips.

Elsevier announces its acquisition of the Journal of Choice Modelling
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that per January 2013 it will publish the Journal of Choice Modelling.

Changes in progenitor cell population in breast may be overlooked factor in breast cancer
DNA mutations that accumulate as women age are not the sole contributor to higher frequency of breast cancer in women over 50.

ACP urges Congress to 'create solution to endless cycle of medical physician payment cuts'
The American College of Physicians today urged Congress to pass legislation that will

Study reveals that Pharaoh's throat was cut during royal coup
Conspirators murdered Egyptian king Ramesses III by cutting his throat, concludes a study in the Christmas issue published on today.

UH Case Medical Center & Reach Ventures form Socrates Analytics to market hospital data software
As outcomes and quality measurements receive increasing attention in health care delivery today, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Reach Ventures announce the formation of Socrates Analytics, Inc., an innovative software tool that promises to empower health care decision makers to transform data into timely and actionable insights.

Speaking skills crucial for hearing impaired children in the classroom
New research from Tel Aviv University shows that the successful integration of hearing-impaired children into hearing classrooms is dependent upon how well the child can speak.

Neurons die in Alzheimer's because of faulty cell cycle control before plaques and tangles appear
The two infamous proteins, amyloid-beta and tau, that characterize advanced Alzheimer's disease, start healthy neurons on road to cell death long before appearance of deadly plaques and tangles by working together to reactivate supposedly blocked cell cycle in brain cells.

Re-engineered optogenetic switches allow direct measurement of complex cellular systems
A Harvard University chemical biology lab has re-engineered optogenetic switches so that switches run backward, firing bursts of fluorescent light that reveal newly detailed patterns of electrical activity in neural networks, beating cardiac cells and developing embryos.

Harnessing the ID in glioma
In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers led by Antonio Iavarone at Columbia University report on the role of ID proteins in glioma.

Life Sciences Discovery Fund makes grants to commercialize health-related technologies
The Life Sciences Discovery Fund announced five awards totaling one million dollars to support commercial development of new health and health-care products within both the non-profit and for-profit sectors in Washington state.

Hybrid tunnel may help guide severed nerves back to health
Building a tunnel made up of both hard and soft materials to guide the reconnection of severed nerve endings may be the first step toward helping patients who have suffered extensive nerve trauma regain feeling and movement, according to a team of biomedical engineers.

Student-athletes could lose eligibility, scholarships with tweet missteps, Baylor research shows
With a single social-media misstep, student-athletes could lose athletic eligibility or a scholarship.

Preventive detention for oxidizing agents
Oxidative stress is believed to cause a number of diseases.

Farm soil determines environmental fate of phosphorous
Brazil's soybean yields have become competitive with those of the United States and Argentina, but the soil demands a lot of phosphorous, which is not renewable.

Experts discover why Rudolph's nose is red
Rudolph's nose is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells which help to protect it from freezing and to regulate brain temperature.

Insulin plus growth factor inhibitor limits vision damage in diabetic mice
The study, conducted with insulin-dependent diabetic mice, showed that by thwarting

Fitting 'smart' mobile phone with magnifying optics creates 'real' cell phone
By fitting a

Celldance 2012 video awards, the 'Cell Oscars,' roll out tiny red carpet
A microscopic-scale

Why are kids in asthma hotspots in NYC more likely to visit the ER? Exercise may be a factor
Asthmatic children living in asthma hotspots in New York City were twice as likely to have experienced symptoms after exercise and more likely to have visited their doctor in a hurry or an ER because of breathing problems.

Father's death affects early adolescents' futures in developing world
A father's death can have long-term effects on a child's later success in life and can be particularly harmful if the father passes away during a child's late childhood or early adolescence, according to new research by a University of Missouri anthropologist.

Plant sniffs out danger to prepare defenses against pesky insect
A plant may start to prime its defenses as soon as it gets a whiff of a male fly searching for a mate, according to Penn State entomologists.

UI-led team confirms 'gusty winds' in space turbulence
A research team led by the University of Iowa reports to have directly measured a kind of turbulence that occurs in space plasma for the first time in the laboratory.

SAGE to publish Journal of Clinical Urology from January 2013
SAGE and the British Association of Urological Surgeons today announced a new agreement to publish Journal of Clinical Urology (formerly British Journal of Medical and Surgical Urology) from January 2013.

Notre Dame's Reilly Center highlights emerging ethical dilemmas in science and technology
As a new year approaches, the University of Notre Dame's John J.

Stanford researchers report progress in quest to create objective method of detecting pain
A method of analyzing brain structure using advanced computer algorithms accurately predicted 76 percent of the time whether a patient had lower back pain in a new study by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Rare, lethal childhood disease tracked to failure to degrade nerve cells' filaments
A defective protein explains why a failure in protein degradation would lead to the massive aggregations of a class of filaments that disrupt the functioning of neurons of children with the rare, untreatable genetic disease giant axonal neuropathy.

Physicians should not prescribe ADD drugs to healthy people
Physicians in Canada should consider refusing to prescribe cognitive enhancement medications -- also used to treat attention deficit disorder -- to healthy patients, states an analysis article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Chronic worriers at higher risk for PTSD
People who worry constantly are at greater risk for post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new Michigan State University research published in the journal Psychological Medicine.

EARTH: Antarctic meteorite hunters
For more than 35 years, scientists from the Antarctic Search for Meteorites program have been scouring glacial landscapes in search of meteorites.

Improving the development of new cancer models using an advanced biomedical imaging method
Scientists at the University of Arizona Cancer Center and the Moffitt Cancer Center, led by Dr.

Food insecurity predicts mental health problems in adolescents
A study published in the December 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that adolescents who experienced food insecurity in the past year have a higher prevalence of mental disorders than adolescents whose families have reliable access to food.

Univ. of MD School of Medicine to study drug-resistant malaria in Myanmar
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have launched research into the spread of potentially deadly drug-resistant malaria in the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, or Burma.

Study offers insights into role of muscle weakness in Down syndrome
New study offers insights into role of muscle weakness in Down syndrome.

Adhesion disturbed by noise
Imagine a solid ball rolling down a slightly inclined ramp.

Mayo Clinic-led study unravels biological pathway that controls the leakiness of blood vessels
A research team led by scientists at Mayo Clinic in Florida have decoded the entire pathway that regulates leakiness of blood vessels -- a condition that promotes a wide number of disorders, such as heart disease, cancer growth and spread, inflammation and respiratory distress.

Telestroke networks can be cost-effective for hospitals, good for patients
Telestroke networks that enable the remote and rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke can improve the bottom line of patients and hospitals, researchers report.

NASA sees dangerous category 4 Cyclone Evan lashing Fiji
Cyclone Evan is one of the strongest cyclones to affect Fiji in almost two decades, and NASA satellites are analyzing the storm and providing data on rainfall, cloud height, temperature data and more to forecasters.

For the holiday weight-gain season: The chemistry behind calorie counts and nutrition labels
With the holiday season a high-risk period for packing on unwanted pounds, the American Chemical Society today posted a new video that may lend perspective on this year's battle of the bulge.

A layer of cool, healthy air
Stratum ventilation systems have been touted as a much more energy efficient system for cooling buildings such as school rooms and offices in hotter climes based on the provisions of the recent ANSI/ASHRAE 55-2010.

Mental health lags behind global health and lifespan improvements
A leading international expert on autism at the University of Leicester has been involved in contributing to a major new study of global health.

Rice University opens new window on Parkinson's disease
Scientists discover a new molecular probe to track aggregated fibroids inside living cells that cause Parkinson's disease.

Achilles' heel of pathogenic bacteria discovered
Max Planck researchers have found a promising new target for antibiotics.

PRT versus IMRT toxicity in Medicare beneficiaries with prostate cancer
There is no difference between proton radiotherapy and intensity-modulated radiotherapy when comparing the toxicity among Medicare beneficiary patients with prostate cancer at 12 months post-treatment according to a study published Dec.

Elsevier launches new open access journal: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, a new online-only, open access journal devoted to the rapid publication of short, precise reports in pediatric surgery.

Popular TV chef recipes 'less healthy' than supermarket ready meals
Recipes created by popular television chefs contain significantly more energy, protein, fat, and saturated fat and less fibre per portion than supermarket ready meals, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on today.

Math formula gives new glimpse into the magical mind of Ramanujan
Dec. 22 marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian mathematician renowned for intuiting extraordinary numerical patterns without the use of proofs or modern mathematical tools.

Hair practices may be barrier to physical activity for some African-American women
A study that surveyed 103 African-American women suggests that nearly 40 percent of the women reported avoiding exercise at times because of their hair.

University Hospitals Neurological Institute to present 6th International 2013 Epilepsy Colloquium
In partnership with Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Neurological Institute will present the 6th International Epilepsy Colloquium on tumoral epilepsy and epilepsy surgery in Cleveland, Ohio, May 20-24, 2013.

To revert breast cancer cells, give them the squeeze
UC Berkeley researchers have found that compression can guide malignant breast cells back to a normal growth pattern.

Flexing fingers for micro-robotics: Berkeley Lab scientists create a powerful, microscale actuator
Researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an elegant and powerful new microscale actuator that can flex like a tiny beckoning finger.

GOOOAAALLL! What soccer can teach health researchers
Health researchers can learn from soccer to create high-quality studies that recognize complexities in health interventions.

Duke Medicine News new immune therapy successfully treats brain tumors in mice
Using an artificial protein that stimulates the body's natural immune system to fight cancer, a research team at Duke Medicine has engineered a lethal weapon that kills brain tumors in mice while sparing other tissue.

UT Arlington Research Institute launches Assistive Robotics Lab
Fueled by gifts of high-tech robots from industry leaders, the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute announces its new Assistive Robotics Lab aimed at advancing robotics for healthcare, first-responder and other applications.

What's in a genome?
Viola Nolte in the group of Christian Schlötterer at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna has just published the first whole-genome sequence of a higher organism to be determined at this university.

Who likes bling? The answer relates to social status
A desire for expensive, high-status goods is related to feelings of social status - which helps explain why minorities are attracted to bling, a new study suggests.

Chances seen rising for chikungunya outbreaks in NYC, Atlanta, Miami
Global travel and climate warming could be creating the right conditions for outbreaks of a new virus in this country, according to a new Cornell University computer model that predicts outbreaks of chikungunya, a painful virus transported by travelers and spread by the invasive Asian tiger mosquito, could occur in 2013 in New York City during August and September, in Atlanta from June through September, and year-round in Miami.

Mayo Clinic study unmasks regulator of healthy life span
A new series of studies in mouse models by Mayo Clinic researchers uncovered that the aging process is characterized by high rates of whole-chromosome losses and gains in various organs, including heart, muscle, kidney and eye, and demonstrate that reducing these rates slows age-related tissue deterioration and promotes a healthier life span.

Rationing soft drink sizes: A good public health move
New York City's limit of a maximum 16-ounce size of sugar-sweetened drinks for sale in eating establishments is a positive public health move and should be replicated in Canada, argues an editorial in Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Purines fend off surgery-related damage
A group of researchers led by Holger Eltzschig, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of anesthesiology at the University Colorado School of Medicine, has found a group of molecules called purines that fend off damage during anesthesia.

Cats are able to navigate complex combinations of wet and dry foods to achieve a consistent intake of protein, fat and carbohydrate
Even when provided with complex combinations of different wet and dry foods, cats are able to select and combine the foods in different amounts to achieve a consistent intake of protein, fat and carbohydrate, i.e. macronutrient intake.

Researchers identify role for protein linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have taken another step toward better understanding the metabolic functions of obesity and its connection to type 2 diabetes.

Immune cells use tethered slings to avoid being swept away
Neutrophils, critical components of the immune system's response to bacteria and other pathogens, throw out tube-like tethers that act as anchor points, controlling their speed as they roll along the walls of blood vessels during extremely fast blood flow en route to an infection site.

New guidelines can improve treatment for severe heart attack patients
New streamlined guidelines will help healthcare providers better treat patients with the most severe form of heart attack known as STEMI.

Surviving sepsis with LECT2
Failure to launch an adequate immune response may be at the root of septic shock, according to a study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine on Dec.

Should physicians prescribe cognitive enhancers to healthy individuals?
Physicians should not prescribe cognitive enhancers to healthy individuals, states a report being published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Brain imaging identifies bipolar disorder risk in adolescents
Australian researchers have used brain imaging technology to show that young people with a known risk of bipolar (but as yet have no signs of the condition) have clear and quantifiable differences in brain activity when compared to controls.

A need to look again: TRMM satellite observations of Tropical Cyclone Evan
The radar on NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite had observed Tropical Cyclone Evan four times as of Sunday, Dec.

Plumes across the Pacific deliver thousands of microbial species to West Coast
Microorganisms ‑ more than 100 times more kinds than reported just four months ago ‑ are leaping the biggest gap on the planet.

Arming US troops with insect-protective gear
The US Department of Agriculture and the US Department of Defense have joined forces to create effective barriers and gear that help shield deployed soldiers from disease-causing insects.

Total donates high-speed computer cluster to UH
The University of Houston is expanding its high-speed computing capabilities thanks to a computer hardware donation from Total, a leading multinational energy company.

Snack attack: Eating unhealthy snack foods may affect cancer risk in patients with Lynch syndrome
A new analysis has found that loading up on snack foods may increase cancer risk in individuals with an inborn susceptibility to colorectal and other cancers.

Environmental threat map highlights Great Lakes restoration challenges
A comprehensive map three years in the making is telling the story of humans' impact on the Great Lakes, identifying how

Perceived stress may predict future risk of coronary heart disease
Are you stressed? Results of a new meta-analysis of six studies involving nearly 120,000 people indicate that the answer to that question may help predict one's risk of incident coronary heart disease (CHD) or death from CHD.

Mayo Clinic launches pregnancy app for Windows 8
Mayo Clinic now offers a free app called Mayo Clinic on Pregnancy, available in the Windows Store.

Norwegian scientists win Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has awarded the 13th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize jointly to Edvard and May-Britt Moser at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Dec. 18, 2012
Below is information about articles being published in the Dec.

Grant funded to improve mothers' nutrition before pregnancy and impact on baby
The Regents of the University of Colorado are pleased to announce that the University of Colorado have been awarded a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

University of Tennessee study predicts extreme climate in Eastern US
From extreme drought to super storms, many wonder what the future holds for the climate of the eastern United States.

Beware -- over-indulging can take hours off your life
It may be the season to eat, drink and be merry, but each day of over-indulging can take several hours off your life, according to a Christmas article published on today.

Breast cancer cells growing in 3D-matrix revert to normal
Cancer cells in lab cultures have not

Dust-plumes power intercontinental microbial migrations
Along with pollutants from Asia, transpacific dust plumes deliver vast quantities of microbes to North America, according to a manuscript published online ahead of print in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

New technology may enable earlier cancer diagnosis
A new technology developed at MIT may help to make biomarker detection much easier.

Following Phragmites home
Scientists have used satellite technologies to map the location and density of Phragmites australis, an invasive species of reed, in the coastal wetlands of all five Great Lakes

Inpatient bariatric procedures for adolescents appear to have plateaued since 2003
Inpatient bariatric procedures among adolescents appear to have plateaued since 2003 to about 1,000 procedures annually, and the preferred type of operation has changed to minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures from open procedures.

Rectal microbicide research takes giant leap forward with groundbreaking educational video
International Rectal Microbicide Advocates, the Population Council, and the Microbicide Trials Network released a video called

CWRU School of Medicine researchers discover new molecule linked to late-stage breast cancer
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified a molecule linked to more aggressive forms of breast cancer - a discovery that could point the way to potential cures.

Genetic manipulation of urate alters neurodegeneration in mouse model of Parkinson's disease
Massachusetts General Hospital investigators report that mice with a genetic mutation increasing urate levels were protected against the kind of neurodegeneration that underlies Parkinson's disease, while the damage was worse in animals with abnormally low urate.

Radio waves to kidneys lower persistent high blood pressure
A minimally invasive procedure lowered blood pressure in patients whose condition failed to respond to medication.

New technology allows scientists to capture and preserve cancer cells circulating in the bloodstream
Scientists from the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute in Japan and University of California Los Angeles report a new nanoscale Velcro-like device that captures and releases tumor cells that have broken away from primary tumors and are circulating in the bloodstream.

New form of cell division found
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center have discovered a new form of cell division in human cells.

Elsevier selected as publisher of the Journal of Social Studies Research
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that the International Society for the Social Studies has selected Elsevier to publish the Journal of Social Studies Research beginning in January 2013.

Hair care issues contribute to exercise barriers for African-American women
Hair care and maintenance issues are primary factors that deter African-American women from exercising, a major health concern for a group that has the highest rates of overweight or obesity in the country.

Study examines risk reduction and screening for ovarian cancer among women following BRCA testing
Following BRCA testing, many women who are non-BRCA carriers undergo risk-reducing procedures and additional ovarian cancer screenings, despite limited data to determine the effectiveness of these interventions among the general population.

Boreal bird species of conservation concern affected by climate change
A new study shows that species of conservation concern show contrasting population trends in boreal protected areas in Finland.

Neurocritical Care & Stroke Conference slated for March 2013
University Hospitals Neurological Institute, in partnership with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, will present the 10th Annual Cleveland Neurocritical Care & Stroke Conference: With a Little Help From My Friends on March 8, 2013 at Case Western Reserve University's Iris S. and Bert L.

Speed bumps could be a new way to help diagnose appendicitis
The presence of pain when travelling over speed bumps is associated with an increased likelihood of acute appendicitis, among patients coming into hospital with abdominal pain, finds a study in the BMJ Christmas issue and published online today.

CNIO researchers develop new databases for understanding the human genome
Scientists from the Structural Computational Biology Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, led by Alfonso Valencia, together with French and American researchers, have published recently two articles in the journal Nucleic Acid Research that introduce two new databases for studying the human genome.

New menhaden study will help identify balance between fishing and preserving Bay forage fish
Thanks to a grant from the Lenfest Ocean Program, renowned fisheries scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will investigate the balance between fishing for menhaden and the value of the fish in the ecosystem.

New research predicts rising trend in India's violent land conflicts; 130 districts struggle
New research released today, on the eve of an international conference on land and forest rights, blames India's government agencies and investors for a growing spate of violent clashes in the nation's forest and tribal areas.

How to get fossil fuels from ice cream and soap
Scientists at the University of Manchester have identified a biocatalyst which could produce chemicals found in ice-cream and household items such as soap and shampoo - possibly leading to the long-term replacement of chemicals derived from fossil fuels.

JCI early table of contents for Dec. 17, 2012
This release contains summaries, links to PDFs, and contact information for the following newsworthy papers to be publish online, Monday, Dec.

Autoimmune disease - retraining white blood cells
Symptoms of an autoimmune disease disappeared after a team of scientists retrained the white blood cells involved using a specially engineered protein.

New cell-based system can screen drug candidates for cardiac toxicity long before they leave lab
A new stem cell-derived system for screening experimental drugs for cardiotoxicity could identify dangerous side effects early in the development process, thereby potentially saving time, lives and money.

Study uncovers mechanism used by BRCA1 to suppress tumors
A new reveals how a well-known tumor suppressor gene may be functioning to stop cancer cell growth.

Mapping effort charts restoration tack for Great Lakes
Writing this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, a group led by researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin-Madison reports on an expansive and detailed effort to map and cross-compare environmental stresses and the ecological services provided by the five lakes, which together encompass more than 20 percent of the world's fresh surface water.

Injured coral? Expect less sex
Coral colonies that suffered tissue damage in The Bahamas were still producing low numbers of eggs four years after the injuries occurred, according to new research by University at Buffalo scientists.

New type of cell division discovered
The new type of cell division, which the researchers named klerokinesis, could be an evolutionary failsafe mechanism that rescues a range of cell functions during embryonic development to genetic repair that can become abnormal if cell division fails to produce normal cells.

Study estimates prevalence of pediatric caustic ingestion injuries
The annual economic burden of pediatric caustic ingestion injuries was estimated at nearly $23 million with an estimated prevalence of injuries requiring hospitalization for 807 children in 2009.

Can instilling racial pride in black teens lead to better educational outcomes?
African American adolescents tend to have more success in school if their parents instill in them a sense of racial pride, reducing their vulnerability to the effects of racial discrimination from teachers and peers.

RIT scientists decode 3 bacterial strains common to grapevines and sugarcane
Scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology have sequenced one of the first bacterial genomes associated with Jamaican sugarcane.

Berkeley Lab scientists developing quick way to id people exposed to ionizing radiation
Research conducted by Berkeley Lab scientists could lead to a blood test that detects if a person has been exposed to radiation, measures their dose, and separates people suffering from inflammation injuries -- all in a matter of hours.

'Mind the gap!'
Setting aside protected areas is widely recognized as one of the most effective measures to prevent species extinction.

Investigating ocean currents using uranium-236 from the 1960s
Stephan Winkler, Isotope researcher at the University of Vienna, has identified the bomb-pulse of uranium-236 in corals from the Caribbean Sea for the first time.

2 cups of milk a day ideal for children's health, new research shows
New research has answered one of the most common questions parents ask their doctors: How much milk should I be giving my children?

CeBIT 2013: New big data survey shows potential for business
For the first time ever, a total 1.8 zettabytes of data were generated worldwide last year -- and according to forecasts, the volume will continue to double every two years.

Life with tics
More than one in every ten schoolchildren suffers from a transient tic disorder, and one percent have a particular type of tic disorder known as Tourette syndrome.

New online tool estimates carbon and energy impact of trees
A tree is more than just a landscape design feature.

A genetic defect in sex cells may predispose to childhood leukemia
Researchers at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center and the University of Montreal have found a possible heredity mechanism that predisposes children to acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common type of blood cancer in children.

Bullying by childhood peers leaves a trace that can change the expression of a gene linked to mood
A recent study by a researcher at the Centre for Studies on Human Stress at the Hôpital Louis-H.

Nanofibers clean sulfur from fuel
Sulfur compounds in petroleum fuels have met their nano-structured match. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to