Oxygen deprivation associated with preterm birth leaves telltale signs on the brains of newborns in the form of alterations to the cerebellar white matter at the cellular and the physiological levels. Now, an experimental model of this chronic hypoxia reveals that those cellular alterations have behavioral consequences
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Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, a study in Leicester has found. The study was carried out by Leicester's Hospitals and University of Leicester Kidney Lifestyle Team, led by Professor Alice Smith
Men with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) have more problems with sexual function and are more depressed than men in the general population, a new pilot study suggests
US drug overdose deaths surged to nearly 72,000 last year, as addicts increasingly turn to extremely powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl as the supply of prescription painkillers has tightened
Duke-NUS researchers have found evidence that a natural form of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) made by the liver called Lyso-Phosphatidyl-Choline (LPC-DHA), is critical for normal fetal and infant brain development, and that primarily only one form of DHA can reach the brain through a specific "transporter"
A Kaiser Permanente study, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that women with mild and severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy were significantly more likely to have used marijuana during pregnancy than women without these symptoms
Researchers team has developed a simple laboratory score that is safer and faster at diagnosing patients who visit the emergency department with heart attack symptoms. The study was published in CMAJ, can also identify patients at risk of subsequent heart issues after discharge.
Dying To Know Day exists to get people talking and take action toward planning for the end-of-life. A national day of action is encouraging Australians not to wait to talk about death. The Mid North Coast Local Health District is joining the conversation this Dying to Know Day on Aust 8. Palliative Care Development Manager Janice Kilmurray said 75% of the community to have nad end-of-life discussions with their loved ones and less than 10% dies with an advance care plan.
Researcher estimated that the aging process is the same in space. If you are asking about the passage of time relativistic effects they are insignificant. When an astronaut spends six months on the ISS, it is six months from our perspective and six months from their perspective.
They would have to stay in space for 140 years to have experienced one less second than on the ground. If you are asking about the phenomena of the body reacting to the ravages of time, well space is a stressful place.
Super-resolution (SR) fluorescence microscopy encompasses a variety of techniques that can exceed the diffraction limit the point at which molecular nanostructures can be distinguished from one another. Prior to the development of SR microscopy techniques, conventional wide-field microscopy was unable to distinguish nanostructures that were smaller than 200 nm.
This was because they were unable to go beyond the diffraction limit. Through the use of SR, highly-resolved, dynamic imaging was able to be produced, enabling the interactions between biomolecular structures and cellular architecture to be observed in a way that was previously unachievable.
A new study suggests that by smelling something awful and distinct, like burning rubber or spoiled milk, only to realize that actually. If so, you and your misleading nose are not alone. About 6% of Americans over age 40 experience mysterious "phantom" odors. Phantom odor perception has been observed in medical clinics, but it was not clear about this condition. The study was published in the journal JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
Enzymes perform very specific functions and require only little energy which is why the biocatalysts are also of interest to the chemical industry. Biologists have now provided a summary on what is known about the mechanisms of enzymes in nature. Moreover, the authors outline a future vision: artificial biocatalysts that are not protein-based, as they usually are in nature, but which are rather made from DNA.
Enzymes perform very specific functions and require only little energy which is why the biocatalysts are also of interest to the chemical industry. The study was published in the journal Nature Reviews Chemistry. Moreover, the authors outline a future vision: artificial biocatalysts that are not protein-based, as they usually are in nature, but which are rather made from DNA.