Category: Health & Medicine

Deaths from Cardiac Arrest Are Misclassified, Overestimated

Forty percent of deaths attributed to cardiac arrest are not sudden or unexpected, and nearly half of the remainder are not arrhythmic –...

Orthopaedic implants for the future

The hardware that hold orthopaedic implants together must have some give in order to accommodate physiology. Think of the Golden Gate...

How to motivate heart disease patients to exercise? Pay them.

Exercise is a proven factor in decreasing the risk of a heart attack, but convincing at-risk patients with heart disease to commit to...

Peering into Tb bacteria that attacks antibiotics

An international team of researchers including those from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has found a new way to investigate...

Left, right and center: mapping emotion in the brain

According to a radical new model of emotion in the brain, a current treatment for the most common mental health problems could be...

Biologists discover how pancreatic tumors lead to weight loss

Patients with pancreatic cancer usually experience significant weight loss, which can begin very early in the disease. A new study from MIT...

Scientists find evidence of 27 new viruses in bees

An international team of researchers has discovered evidence of 27 previously unknown viruses in bees. The finding could help scientists...

Research Brief: Traits and dietary intake of young adults who value gluten-free food

Gluten-free food is big business. Consumer demand increased dramatically in the past decade, but little is known about the public health...

Russian scientists develop a “predictor” of Parkinson’s disease forms

Scientists from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), ITMO University, both Russian Academic Excellence Initiative...

ORNL researchers use AI to improve mammogram interpretation

In an effort to reduce errors in the analyses of diagnostic images by health professionals, a team of researchers from the Department of...