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Even light alcohol consumption linked to higher cancer risk in Japan
In a new Cancer study conducted in Japan, even light to moderate alcohol consumption was associated with elevated cancer risks. (2019-12-09)
Demonstration of high-speed SOT-MRAM memory cell compatible with 300mm Si CMOS technology
Researchers have announced the demonstration of high-speed spin-orbit-torque magnetoresistive random access memory cell compatible with 300 mm Si CMOS technology. (2019-12-09)
Tackling air pollution: researchers present emissions inventory for Nepal
Data on emission amounts and sources have an important role to play in shaping policy on climate protection and air quality. (2019-12-09)
The influence of alcohol consumption among cohabitating partners
Research has linked a partner's or spouse's drinking with changes in alcohol-related behaviors, but few studies have considered only cohabiting relationships. (2019-12-04)
Impact of lifestyle behaviors in early childhood on obesity
Adhering to a healthy lifestyle at age 4 years is associated with a decreased risk of overweight, obesity, and abdominal obesity at 7 years, according to a study published in Pediatric Obesity. (2019-12-04)
Stricter alcohol policies related to lower risk of cancer
In a new study, researchers at Boston Medical Center and Boston University have uncovered a new association between more restrictive alcohol policies and lower rates of cancer mortality. (2019-12-04)
Research suggests coffee consumption is associated with reduced risk of metabolic syndrome
A report from the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) highlights the potential role of coffee consumption in reducing the risk of developing MetS, a condition which is estimated to affect more than one billion people across the globe. (2019-11-26)
Research: Alcohol and tobacco policies can reduce cancer deaths
Policies aimed at cutting alcohol and tobacco consumption, including the introduction of random breath testing programs and bans on cigarette advertising, have resulted in a significant reduction in Australian cancer death rates, new research shows. (2019-11-26)
Small, fast, and highly energy-efficient memory device inspired by lithium-ion batteries
Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) developed a new three-valued memory device inspired by solid lithium-ion batteries. (2019-11-22)
New study confirms American children and teens are consuming significantly less sugary drinks
According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, the share of children and adolescents consuming sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and the calories they consume from SSBs declined significantly between 2003 and 2014. (2019-11-21)
Brain biomarker predicts compulsive drinking
Although alcohol use is ubiquitous in modern society, only a portion of individuals develop alcohol use disorders or addiction. (2019-11-21)
FSU research: Ketamine could help men suffering from alcohol use disorder
Research from Florida State University is giving physicians a better understanding of ketamine, a potentially useful tool in treating depression that still has unanswered questions. (2019-11-19)
Steep energy bills can lead families into poverty, nationwide study shows
While it makes sense that families living below the poverty line have a difficult time covering their energy bills, new University of Wisconsin Oshkosh research shows the reverse to be true as well ... high energy bills can lead a household into poverty. (2019-11-18)
Ketamine reduces drinking in male, but not female, rats
The drug ketamine decreases alcohol consumption in male, but not female, rats, according to new research published in eNeuro. (2019-11-18)
Popular electronic cigarette may deliver nicotine more effectively than others
When it comes to nicotine delivery, not all electronic cigarettes are created equally, according to Penn State researchers. (2019-11-15)
Diverging trends: Binge drinking and depression
Binge drinking among U.S. adolescents precipitously declined from 1991 to 2018, according to a new study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. (2019-11-14)
Exerting self-control does not mean sacrificing pleasure
New research challenges the view that self-control equals sacrificing pleasure. (2019-10-29)
Significantly fewer pregnant women take antidepressants
A pregnancy is not always a happy event and as many as 10-15% of pregnant women in Denmark have depressive symptoms. (2019-10-29)
Largest mapping of breathing ocean floor key to understanding global carbon cycle
The largest open-access database of the sediment community oxygen consumption and CO2 respiration is now available. (2019-10-29)
Consumer markets, companies linked to habitat loss for rare species in Brazil's savannah
Global consumer markets could be responsible for more than half of the impact of expanding soy production on rare species in one of the world's most biodiverse regions, the Cerrado savannah, according to a new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). (2019-10-28)
Which came first: Brain size or drinking propensity?
Contrary to the belief that drinking can literally shrink one's brain, a new study that includes researchers from Arts & Sciences suggests that a small brain might be a risk factor for heavier alcohol consumption. (2019-10-28)
Soft drinks found to be the crucial link between obesity and tooth wear
A new study published today in the journal Clinical Oral Investigations, has found that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, is the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults. (2019-10-27)
China's carbon emissions growth slows during new phase of economic development
Scientists from from the Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, together with collaborators, recently revealed that China's annual carbon emissions growth declined significantly from 10% during the 2002-2012 period to 0.3% during the period from 2012-2017. (2019-10-25)
Years of education may impact drinking behavior and risk of alcohol dependence
Higher educational attainment -- spending more years in education -- may impact people's drinking behavior and reduce their risk of alcohol dependence, according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry. (2019-10-24)
Mapping international drug use by looking at wastewater
Wastewater-based epidemiology is a rapidly developing scientific discipline with the potential for monitoring close to real-time, population-level trends in illicit drug use. (2019-10-23)
More electronic device use tied to more sugar and caffeine in teens
The study, published today in PLOS ONE, found that more than 27% of teens exceed recommended sugar intake and 21% exceed recommended caffeine from soda and energy drinks. (2019-10-22)
Mayo Clinic researchers find dairy products associated with higher risk of prostate cancer
The researchers reviewed 47 studies published since 2006, comprising more than 1,000,000 total participants, to better understand the risks of prostate cancer associated with plant- and animal-based foods. (2019-10-21)
Consumers: Online restaurant reviews are not all equal
Mobile reviews were associated with 10 to 40% less likes than the reviews generated on laptop or desktop computers. (2019-10-21)
Replacing coal with gas or renewables saves billions of gallons of water
The transition from coal to natural gas in the US electricity sector is reducing the industry's water use, Duke University research finds. (2019-10-21)
Opioids often prescribed after cesarean delivery even when not needed
Nearly 90% of women who did not use opioids in the hospital after cesarean delivery were nonetheless discharged with a prescription for opioids, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting. (2019-10-20)
Frequent drinking is greater risk factor for heart rhythm disorder than binge drinking
Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, according to research published today in EP Europace, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (2019-10-17)
Competitive people are more prone to drug consumption
A Psychology research team at the University of Cordoba (Spain) studied how personality influences substance abuse among young people. (2019-10-16)
Antibiotic resistance in food animals nearly tripled since 2000
Researchers from ETH Zurich, the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), and the Free University of Brussels report that the growing appetite for animal protein in low- to middle-income countries has resulted in a smorgasbord of antibiotic consumption for livestock that has nearly tripled the occurrence of antibiotic resistance in disease-causing bacteria between 2000 and 2018. (2019-10-09)
Study finds prehistoric humans ate bone marrow like canned soup 400,000 years ago
Tel Aviv University researchers have uncovered evidence of the storage and delayed consumption of animal bone marrow at Qesem Cave near Tel Aviv. (2019-10-09)
Buying less is better than buying 'green' -- for the planet and your happiness
A University of Arizona-led study found that people who consume less are happier than those who engage in other pro-environmental consumer behaviors, like buying environmentally friendly products. (2019-10-08)
Large, long-term study suggests link between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer
Results from the first long-term cohort study of more than 36,000 Japanese men over decades suggest an association between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer. (2019-10-07)
In Russia, declines in alcohol consumption and mortality have gone hand in hand
Since the early 2000s, Russia has seen significant declines in overall alcohol consumption, and a new review shows that there has been a parallel, steep decline in the country's mortality rates as well. (2019-10-03)
Drinking more sugary beverages of any type may increase type 2 diabetes risk
People who increase their consumption of sugary beverages -- whether they contain added or naturally occurring sugar -- may face moderately higher risk of type 2 diabetes. (2019-10-03)
Study examines alcohol consumption, risk of dementia in older adults
This observational study examined alcohol consumption and the risk of dementia and cognitive decline in older adults with or without mild cognitive impairment (MCI). (2019-09-27)
Study finds safe mercury levels in Kotzebue Sound fish
A new analysis of Kotzebue Sound fish has found that mercury levels in a variety of its subsistence species are safe for unrestricted consumption. (2019-09-27)
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