SCIENTISTS EXPLORE THE LATENT REGENERATIVE POTENTIAL OF THE INNER EAR

Scientists have identified a natural barrier to the regeneration of the inner ear's sensory cells, which are lost in hearing and balance...

GOOD TOOTHBRUSHING HABITS IN CHILDREN LINKED TO MOTHER'S WELLBEING

Researchers have shown that postpartum depression can inhibit a mother's ability to instill healthy tooth brushing habits in children....

 
 
 

DOES TESTOSTERONE INFLUENCE SUCCESS? NOT MUCH, RESEARCH SUGGESTS

With the Olympics underway, higher testosterone has often been linked to sporting success, and other kinds of success too. But beyond...

WE ARE MORE FORGIVING WHEN PEOPLE CLOSE TO US MISBEHAVE

When people behave badly or unethically, their loved ones may judge them less harshly than they would judge a stranger who committed...

 
 
 

REMEMBER MORE BY TAKING BREAKS

We remember things longer if we take breaks during learning, referred to as the spacing effect. Scientists gained deeper insight into...

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF BOTTLED WATER UP TO 3,500 TIMES HIGHER THAN TAP WATER

What is the best option for individual water consumption if we take into account both health and environmental impacts? The answer...

 
 
 

PREVENTING CHILDHOOD OBESITY REQUIRES CHANGES IN PARENTS' AND CLINICIANS' EARLY-LIFE CARE

Interventions to prevent obesity in children typically don't target the first 1,000 days of life -a critical period in which environmental...

GENE ASSOCIATED WITH AUTISM LINKED TO ITCH RESPONSE, STUDY FINDS

A gene associated with autism spectrum disorder and pain hypersensitivity may actually decrease itch response, according to new research.

 
 
 

FRUIT COMPOUND MAY HAVE POTENTIAL TO PREVENT AND TREAT PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Researchers say they have added to evidence that the compound farnesol, found naturally in herbs, and berries and other fruits, prevents...

ADDING COLOR TO YOUR PLATE MAY LOWER RISK OF COGNITIVE DECLINE

A new study shows that people who eat a diet that includes at least half a serving per day of foods high in flavonoids like strawberries,...

 
 
 

HOW TO MAKE UP YOUR MIND WHEN THE GLASS SEEMS HALF EMPTY?

Neuroscientists have connected some of the dots to reveal the brain networks that give anxiety influence over decisions. The group...

OLDER ADULTS ARE HAPPIER WHEN SPACE MATCHES PERSONALITY

A study has found photos of a person's living space can accurately point at personality traits and the mood of the people who live...

 
 
 

A BLOOD TEST FOR YOUR BODY CLOCK? IT'S ON THE HORIZON

Sleep researchers have found it's possible to determine the timing of a person's internal biological clock via a single blood draw....

TINY WIRELESS DEVICE ILLUMINATES NEURON ACTIVITY IN THE BRAIN

A team lights a path forward for improved treatment of conditions including addiction and epilepsy and chronic pain. In a new article,...

 
 
 

A SLEEP STUDY'S EYE-OPENING FINDINGS

Getting more sleep, by itself, does not change work productivity or overall well-being for impoverished workers in India. Naps or better-quality...

WHY UNCERTAINTY MAKES US CHANGE OUR BEHAVIOR - EVEN WHEN WE SHOULDN'T

'Panic buying' might be a normal human response to uncertainty after all, new research suggests.

 
 
 

AMYGDALA FOUND TO HAVE ROLE IN IMPORTANT PRE-ATTENTIVE MECHANISM IN THE BRAIN

Researchers have shown how the amygdala, a brain region typically associated with fear, contributes to prepulse inhibition by activating...

RESEARCHERS FILM HUMAN VIRUSES IN LIQUID DROPLETS AT NEAR-ATOMIC DETAIL

Researchers have used advanced electron microscopy technology to see how human viruses move in high resolution in a near-native environment....

 
 
 

DIFFERENTIATING STRONG ANTIBIOTIC PRODUCERS FROM WEAKER ONES

Biologists are using comparative metabologenomics to try to uncover what may be 'silencing' Streptomyces and preventing it from producing...

WORLD TRADE CENTER RESPONDERS WITH THE GREATEST EXPOSURE TO TOXIC DUST HAVE A HIGHER LIKELIHOOD OF LIVER DISEASE, STUDY FINDS

Researchers have found evidence that World Trade Center responders had a higher likelihood of developing liver disease if they arrived...

 
 
 



Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...