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Meeting recommended weekly physical activity levels linked to lower risk of death
Adults who meet recommended weekly physical activity levels have a lower risk of death, finds a US study published by The BMJ today. (2020-07-01)
Fat check: Yale researchers find explanation for stress' damage in brown fat
In their search for what triggers the damaging side-effects caused by acute psychological stress, Yale researchers found an answer by doing a fat check. (2020-06-30)
Life-hack: Rituals spell anxiety relief
UConn Assistant Professor of Anthropology Dimitris Xygalatas studies rituals and how they impact our health. (2020-06-30)
How stress affects bone marrow
Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) identified the protein CD86 as a novel marker of infection- and inflammation-induced hematopoietic responses. (2020-06-30)
Lose weight of fusion reactor component
Superconducting coils in a fusion power reactor exert a huge electromagnetic force. (2020-06-29)
The burden of non-COVID patients: Caring for the left-behind
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has exposed gaps in health care systems. (2020-06-25)
Merits of revascularisation and medical treatment for chronic coronary syndromes
There are two treatment goals for patients with chronic coronary syndromes: reducing the risk of hard outcomes (i.e., death, myocardial infarction) and improving health outcomes (i.e. angina symptoms, quality of life). (2020-06-25)
Children of academics exhibit more stress
If the parents have a degree, their children also believe that they have to get one. (2020-06-25)
Control over work-life boundaries creates crucial buffer to manage after-hours work stress
Workers with greater boundary control over their work and personal lives were better at creating a stress buffer to prevent them from falling into a negative rumination trap, says a new study co-written by a trio of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign experts who study occupational stress and employee well-being. (2020-06-25)
Pulse pressure: A game changer in the fight against dementia
Researchers unravel a pulse-pressure-induced pathway of dementia providing a new understanding on the pathogenesis of dementia. (2020-06-24)
Reducing the damage of a heart attack
Cardiology researchers have discovered how a key protein can help the heart regulate oxygen and blood flow and repair damage. (2020-06-23)
Prenatal stress associated with infant gut microbes
Mother's chronic prenatal psychological distress and elevated hair cortisol concentrations are associated with gut microbiota composition of the infant, according to a new publication from the FinnBrain research project of the University of Turku, Finland. (2020-06-23)
Existing drugs may limit damage caused by HIV
Yale researchers have identified four drugs that may help minimize the long-term health effects of HIV infection, they report June 23 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. (2020-06-23)
Scientists modelled natural rock arcades
Researchers from Russia and the Czech Republic performed numerical modelling of natural rock arcades using a mathematical model that describes a succession of arches forming as a result of weathering and then turning into rock pillars without human involvement, despite their striking resemblance to architectural arcades. (2020-06-23)
Welfare concerns highlighted over 'institutional hoarding' of cats
The compulsive hoarding of animals is a poorly understood psychiatric disorder in people. (2020-06-23)
At height of COVID-19, nurses and doctors reported high levels of distress
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, health care workers on the front lines had high levels of acute stress, anxiety, and depression. (2020-06-23)
Proper location of solid feed can improve nutrient intake and growth of dairy calves prior to weaning
Encouraging solid feed consumption by calves on high-milk diets can be challenging. (2020-06-22)
New therapy reduces chronic low back pain in large international study
A new study has found that tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve activity, provides relief in patients with chronic low back pain, one of the leading reasons why people seek medical care and the number one cause of disability worldwide. (2020-06-19)
Antioxidant agent may prevent chronic kidney disease and Parkinson's disease
Researchers from Osaka University developed a novel dietary silicon-based antioxidant agent with renoprotective and neuroprotective effects. (2020-06-18)
URI researcher: Antioxidant-rich diet reduces stress response during bird migration
A research team led by a University of Rhode Island ornithologist had birds fly in a wind tunnel to simulate migration and found that birds that consume dietary antioxidants before and during fall migration can reduce the endocrine stress response triggered by long-duration flights. (2020-06-18)
More than 80% of Americans report nation's future is significant source of stress
More than 8 in 10 Americans (83%) say the future of our nation is a significant source of stress, according to the American Psychological Association's most recent survey report, Stress in AmericaTM 2020: Stress in The Time of COVID-19, Volume Two. (2020-06-18)
How sexual competition and choice could protect species from extinction
New research shows that removing sexual competition and choice through enforced monogamy creates populations that are less resilient to environmental stress, such as climate change. (2020-06-18)
Working in the sun -- heating of the head may markedly affect safety and performance
Prolonged exposure of the head to strong sunlight significantly impairs cognitively dominated functions and coordination of complex motor tasks shows a new study from the Heat-Shield project coordinated by researchers from Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at University of Copenhagen. (2020-06-16)
Improved heat-resistant wheat varieties are identified
An international study, including researchers at the University of Cordoba, analyzed 54 genetically improved wheat genotypes from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in order to determine which respond best to high temperatures (2020-06-16)
How does our brain trigger different sighs? New findings could provide answers
One group of neurons controls various types of sighing, but they receive their instructions from different areas of the brain depending on the reason for the sigh, according to a study scheduled to publish June 16, 2020 in the journal Cell Reports. (2020-06-16)
Honeybee lives shortened after exposure to two widely used pesticides
The lives of honeybees are shortened -- with evidence of physiological stress -- when they are exposed to the suggested application rates of two commercially available and widely used pesticides. (2020-06-16)
Study evaluates stress level of rehabilitated sea turtles during transport
A new study co-authored by six scientists with the New England Aquarium has found that rehabilitated Kemp's ridley and loggerhead sea turtles experience a substantial stress response when transported to release locations in the southern United States but that the turtles remained physically stable and ready for release. (2020-06-16)
Muscles support a strong immune system
In the fight against cancer or chronic infections, the immune system must be active over long periods of time. (2020-06-15)
Higher parental stress linked to low screen-time enforcement, research finds
When parents are under stress, household rules about screen time often get abandoned, new University of Guelph research finds. (2020-06-15)
Mindfulness combined with hypnotherapy aids highly stressed people, study finds
A new treatment for stress which combines mindfulness and hypnotherapy has shown positive results in a Baylor University pilot study. (2020-06-15)
Elite gamers share mental toughness with top athletes, study finds
In one of the first studies to investigate mental toughness and stress and coping in high performing esports athletes, researchers have found similarities to traditional elite athletes. (2020-06-11)
Shift to online consultations helps patients with chronic pain receive support in lockdown
Academics and practitioners from the Centre for Pain Research at the University of Bath (UK) have been active in ensuring those with debilitating chronic pain conditions continue to receive support throughout lockdown, including by championing virtual consultations. (2020-06-11)
Cellular stress causes cancer cell chemoresistance
Resistance of cancer cells against therapeutic agents is a major cause of treatment failure, especially in recurrent diseases. (2020-06-10)
C. diff captures blood cell cofactor to build defensive shield
In a cruel twist, the bacterium Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) makes us bleed and then uses our blood to defend itself against us. (2020-06-10)
Immune cell discovery could improve the fight against hepatitis B
For the first time, researchers at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research (WIMR) have identified and described a new and unique subset of human cells that are involved in the immune response against hepatitis B (HBV) infection. (2020-06-09)
Female athletes at risk for nutritional deficiencies
Two decades of research among female athletes over the age of 13 years shows that a lack of nutrition knowledge about what they need to eat to stay healthy and compete may contribute to poor performance, low energy and nutrient intake, and potential health risks, according to a Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School study. (2020-06-09)
New pathway to attack tumor cells identified
A study led by the Institut de Neurociències (INc-UAB) describes a new strategy to tackle cancer, based on inducing a potent stress in tumor causing cell destruction by autophagy. (2020-06-09)
Strahl lab decodes another piece of the histone code puzzle
Published in the journal Cell Reports, this research reinforces the notion that the multiple chemical modifications placed on histones by a single enzyme ensures multiple and distinct functions -- an idea that was postulated by Strahl and his former mentor, David Allis, Ph.D., and was called the Histone Code hypothesis. (2020-06-09)
Study by NUI Galway researchers into DNA biology could impact future anti-cancer therapies
A study by the Centre for Chromosome Biology at NUI Galway, Ireland, in partnership with the University of Zurich, has uncovered new insights into how the replication of DNA occurs which can be applied to help develop novel cancer treatments. (2020-06-09)
Mexican immigrant obesity rates climb with deportation fears
Mexican immigrants, especially those who are undocumented and fear deportation, have limited access to healthy foods and are at increased risk for obesity because of stress, anxiety and depression, according to a Rutgers study. (2020-06-09)
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