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Reusable respirators may be a suitable alternative to disposable respirators
Researchers have found that reusable respirators may be a suitable alternative to disposable N95 respirators currently in high demand. (2020-03-26)

Amazon rainforest could be gone within a lifetime
Writing in Nature Communications, researchers from Bangor University, Southampton University and The School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London, reveal the speed at which ecosystems of different sizes will disappear, once they have reached a point beyond which they collapse -- transforming into an alternative ecosystem. (2020-03-10)

Electrical stimulation helps treat constipation in clinical trial
Electrical stimulation benefited women with constipation in a recent clinical trial published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. (2020-03-04)

Why monkeys choose to drink alone
Why do some people almost always drop $10 in the Salvation Army bucket and others routinely walk by? One answer may be found in an intricate and rhythmic neuronal dance between two specific brain regions, finds a new Yale University study published Feb. 24, 2020 in the journal Nature Neuroscience. (2020-02-24)

Count me out of counting seeds
Technology lends a hand during tedious seed counting process. (2020-02-19)

Cognitive behavior therapy for diabetes self-management leads to improved outcomes
A peer-delivered program for managing diabetes and chronic pain was shown to be beneficial for rural adults in communities that might otherwise lack access to physician-led services. (2020-02-18)

New computational tools identify alternative splicing changes in aggressive cancers
A multi-institutional group of researchers led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has linked a strong cancer driver gene to changes in proteins that regulate alternative splicing. The researchers created new computational tools and biological model systems for the study. This collaborative research, led by Yi Xing, PhD, at CHOP and Owen Witte, MD, at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), was published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (2020-02-17)

Can T'ai Chi alleviate chronic low back pain in older adults?
A new study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of using T'ai Chi to improve chronic low back pain in adults over 65 years of age compared to health education and usual care. (2020-02-11)

New treatment discovered for rare eye disease may prevent blindness
Patients with thyroid eye disease who used the minimally invasive insulin-like growth factor I blocking antibody, teprotumumab, experienced improvement in their symptoms, appearance and quality of life, according to a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. (2020-02-09)

iPS cells to regulate immune rejection upon transplantation
Scientists suggest a new strategy that uses induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to regulate immune reaction to transplanted tissues. (2020-02-06)

Characterising RNA alterations in cancer
The largest and most comprehensive catalogue of cancer-specific RNA alterations reveals new insights into the cancer genome. (2020-02-05)

A study identifies 17 key compounds in wine aromas
The research focused on a kind of wine made with alternative aging methods other than the classic barrel method (2020-02-03)

The sleeping Sigma-Factor
previously unknown mechanism enables bacterial antibiotic resistance (2020-02-03)

New research shows sustainability can be a selling point for new ingredients
The first UK consumer study on the use of Bambara Groundnut as an ingredient in products has shown that sharing information on its sustainable features increased consumers' positive emotional connection to food. (2020-01-30)

Protein AKAP8 suppresses breast cancer metastasis
A protein naturally produced in the body has been found to suppress breast cancer metastasis in animal models of human tumors. (2020-01-27)

Prolonged ECG monitoring of ED patients with syncope is safe alternative to hospitalization
Prolonged cardiac rhythm monitoring will improve arrhythmia diagnostic yield among non-low-risk emergency department patients with syncope. (2020-01-13)

Mathematicians put famous Battle of Britain 'what if' scenarios to the test
Mathematicians from the University of York have developed a new model to explore what the impact of changes to Luftwaffe tactics would actually have been. Their approach uses statistical modelling to calculate how the Battle might have played out if history had followed one of several alternative courses. (2020-01-09)

Groups work better when stakes are gradually increased
A gradual approach to increasing the stakes of group coordination projects can improve overall team performance, according to a new research paper featuring faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-12-11)

NIH study reports more than half of US office-based physicians recommend CHA
A new study has shown that more than half (53.1%) of office-based physicians in the US, across specialty areas, recommended at least one complementary health approach (CHA) to their patients during the previous 12 months, with female physicians (63.2%) more likely to recommend a CHA than male physicians (49.3%). (2019-12-02)

Additive manufacturing and NI/TI metal bolster cooling technology
Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed a novel elastocaloric cooling material, comprised of a nickel (Ni)-titanium (Ti) alloy and sculpted using additive technology, that is highly efficient, eco-friendly and easily scaled-up for commercial use. (2019-11-28)

Biotech breakthrough turns waste biomass into high value chemicals
A move towards a more sustainable bio-based economy has been given a new boost by researchers who have been able to simplify a process to transform waste materials into high value chemicals. (2019-11-26)

Addressing challenges in inter-rater reliability in traditional chinese medicine
Diagnostic agreement between practitioners is an ongoing challenge in the evaluation of Traditional Chinese Medicine and other healthcare systems that rely on constitutional types. (2019-11-20)

Complementary and alternative therapies to treat colic
A review of the evidence on the use of complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies to treat babies with colic has shown some that some treatments -- including probiotics, fennel extract and spinal manipulation -- do appear to help, but that overall the evidence on the use of these therapies is limited so should be treated with caution. (2019-11-12)

Scientists create 'artificial leaf' that turns carbon into fuel
Scientists have created an 'artificial leaf' to fight climate change by inexpensively converting harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) into a useful alternative fuel. (2019-11-04)

Paper: Firm's strategic orientation shapes how it resolves workplace disputes
When defusing workplace conflict, firms favor alternative dispute resolution practices that align with their underlying strategic bent, says new research co-written by U. of I. labor professor Ryan Lamare. (2019-10-30)

Scientists link hormone production in baby wallabies how some girls are born with 'male' genitalia
Study has made a connection between the way baby wallabies produce male hormones and how some human girls are born with genitalia that resemble those of a boy. (2019-10-16)

2000 atoms in two places at once
The quantum superposition principle has been tested on a scale as never before in a new study by scientists at the University of Vienna. Hot, complex molecules composed of nearly two thousand atoms were brought into a quantum superposition and made to interfere. By confirming this phenomenon -- 'the heart of quantum mechanics', in Richard Feynman's words -- on a new mass scale, improved constraints on alternative theories to quantum mechanics have been placed. (2019-10-01)

New CAR T cells could help avoid patient relapse in blood cancers
A research team has created CAR T cells that target an alternative B cell-specific surface marker, allowing them to effectively kill blood cancer cells that lack the prototypical target for CAR T therapy, CD19. (2019-09-25)

BU researchers create new protocol to improve gene therapy tool production
A method to create a faster and lower cost alternative for a gene therapy tool has been developed by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers. (2019-09-19)

CU researchers: Fast MRIs offer alternative to CT scans for pediatric head injuries
Researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have released a study that shows that a new imaging method 'fast MRI' is effective in identifying traumatic brain injuries in children, and can avoid exposure to ionizing radiation and anesthesia. (2019-09-18)

Sesame yields stable in drought conditions
Research shows adding sesame to cotton-sorghum crop rotations is possible in west Texas (2019-09-18)

A curiosity-driven genetic discovery that should impact cancer treatments
A team of geneticists with a desire to understand the inner workings of genes implicated in cellular identity has discovered new biological targets that may help devise alternative therapies for cancers that are becoming resistant to existing drugs. (2019-09-11)

Researchers focus on older adults' cannabis use to fill emerging policy need
Older adults are using cannabis at an unprecedented rate, yet research that informs policymakers on the topic is scarce, according to the latest issue of the journal Public Policy & Aging Report (PP&AR) from The Gerontological Society of America. (2019-09-10)

Unique fingerprint: What makes nerve cells unmistakable?
Protein variations that result from the process of alternative splicing control the identity and function of nerve cells in the brain. This allows organisms to build a highly complex neuronal network with only a limited number of genes. The study describing a detailed map of neuronal splicing conducted by a research team at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has now been published in ''Nature Neuroscience''. (2019-09-02)

Connected forest networks on oil palm plantations key to protecting endangered species
Set-aside patches of high-quality forest on palm oil plantations may help protect species like orangutans, as well as various species of insects, birds and bats -- many of which are threatened with extinction in areas of Indonesia and Malaysia, where 85% of the world's palm oil is produced. (2019-08-20)

Group medical visit innovations improve access & advance integrative heath equity
Group medical visits are exceptional methods delivering critical components of integrative health care for treating and reducing the risk of a wide variety of chronic diseases, particularly in underserved populations. (2019-07-25)

Survey finds patients want more guidance from physicians on self-care
Physicians and consumers agree that self-care is important to health, yet 75% of patients say they haven't discussed it with their physician within the last two years, according to a new survey released today, conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Samueli Integrative Health Programs. Nearly half of doctors (46%) say patients don't seem interested in the topic, while a most patients (72%) say they are interested in discussing self-care with their physician. (2019-07-23)

Music can be a viable alternative to medications in reducing anxiety before anesthesia
Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to a peripheral nerve block procedure, according to a new Penn Medicine study. Patients commonly take sedative medications, like midazolam, prior to the procedure to reduce anxiety. In this study, researchers found a track of relaxing music to be similarly effective to the intravenous form of midazolam in reducing a patient's anxiety prior to the procedure. (2019-07-19)

Music may offer alternative to preoperative drug routinely used to calm nerves
Music may offer an alternative to the use of a drug routinely used to calm the nerves before the use of regional anaesthesia (peripheral nerve block), suggest the results of a clinical trial, published online in the journal Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. (2019-07-18)

Discovered a new therapeutic target for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
A study led by researchers of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and published in the journal Nature Neuroscience has identified a new therapeutic target for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The results of the work reveal that, in human samples from Alzheimer's patients, the levels of the protein SFRP1 are abnormally elevated and continue to increase with the progress of the disease. (2019-07-15)

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