Thursday, September 28, 2023

Japanese squirrels develop human hereditary diseases with ageing: Research
Tokyo | August 18, 2023 10:42:06 PM IST
A team led by Dr Tomoaki Murakami of the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology discovered that fibrinogen A-chain amyloidosis, a previously unknown disease in animals other than humans, is common in Japanese squirrels (Sciurus lis). They compared ... read..

Walkable communities are healthier for both mother, baby: Study
Washington | August 18, 2023 9:42:56 PM IST
According to a study, pregnant women who live in walkable communities with more sidewalks, parks, and walking paths, do more physical activity and are also more likely to have healthy pregnancies. ... read..

Secondhand smoke may be source of lead exposure in children: Study
Washington | August 18, 2023 9:42:37 PM IST
According to research, chronic lead exposure, even at low levels, can impair cognitive and motor function as well as harm the brain and other organs. ... read..

Soils pay key role in keeping the planet cool: Study
Orlando | August 17, 2023 11:46:21 PM IST
The study looked at a way to prevent soil carbon from evaporating and retaining heat in the atmosphere. ... read..

Population of 'dwarf' pulses is found by researchers using FAST
Washington | August 17, 2023 11:46:04 PM IST
Researchers from the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) under the direction of Prof. HAN Jinlin have discovered distinct "dwarf pulses" from the bright pulsar PSR B2111+46 using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Sp ... read..

Study examines if radiotherapy not necessary for patients with low-risk breast cancer
Hamilton (Ontario) | August 17, 2023 10:44:46 PM IST
Recent research done by McMaster University, BC Cancer, Hamilton Health Sciences, and the University of British Columbia suggests that some women with early-stage, low-risk breast cancer may not require radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery. ... read..

Lorazepam treatment associated with worse outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients: Study
Washington | August 17, 2023 10:44:42 PM IST
Patients with pancreatic cancer who took the benzodiazepine lorazepam (Ativan), commonly prescribed to treat anxiety during cancer treatment, had a shorter progression-free survival than patients who did not, according to the study. ... read..

Study finds how children with healthier eating habits show greater cognitive development
Kuopio | August 17, 2023 3:42:30 PM IST
The ability to reason is a critical skill for learning, academic success, and problem-solving in daily life. A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland found that over the first two years of school, children's reasoning skills were improved by ... read..

Human love of nature can be attributed to heredity and environment: Study
Gothenburg | August 17, 2023 2:42:45 PM IST
Humans have a good attitude towards nature. But is this due to a taught approach as a child, or is it something we are born with? According to experts at the University of Gothenburg and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the answer is 'Both ... read..

Teeth might preserve antibodies hundreds of years old: Study
Washington DC | August 16, 2023 11:14:29 PM IST
According to a new study, teeth may be capable of storing antibodies for hundreds of years, allowing scientists to investigate the history of infectious human diseases. ... read..

Microplastics are released into the atmosphere by oceans: Study
Oldenburg (Lower Saxony) | August 16, 2023 9:11:39 PM IST
Even in remote parts of the world, microplastic particles can be found in the marine environment. These tiny particles originate on land but are also re-emitted into the atmosphere by the sea, according to a study led by Dr Barbara Scholz-Bttcher of the ... read..

Artificial intelligence can diagnose autism spectrum disorder: Study
Washington | August 16, 2023 12:12:08 AM IST
A study has found that artificial intelligence can diagnose autism spectrum disorder. ... read..

Cancer-infecting virus warms up cold tumors, improves immunotherapy: Study
Washington DC | August 15, 2023 11:11:57 PM IST
According to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, equipping cancer-infecting viruses with tumour-inhibiting genetic cargo promotes the immune system and aids immunotherapy in shrinking or completely clearing aggressive tumours in ... read..

Aloe vera peels that have been discarded could be sustainable resource: Study
Washington | August 15, 2023 8:12:15 PM IST
Scientists believe that discarded aloe vera peels can deter bugs by acting as a natural insecticide. They discovered several bioactive compounds in peel extracts that deter insects from feasting on crops. ... read..

Self-driving cars could make traffic slower: Research
Washington DC | August 15, 2023 8:12:03 PM IST
According to a new study, "connected" vehicles, which wirelessly share data with one another, greatly enhance travel time through intersections while automated vehicles can actually slow travel time through intersections if they are not connected to one ... read..

Nutrients in microgreens, mature vegetables differ but both help you lose weight
Washington | August 15, 2023 8:11:56 PM IST
Young vegetables known as microgreens are said to be particularly beneficial for one's health. Researchers are now attempting to determine whether microgreens, which can be easily grown at home, are the superfood that they are claimed to be, and how they ... read..

Scientists discover genetic relations between irritable bowel syndrome, psychiatric diseases
Washington DC | August 15, 2023 8:11:46 PM IST
We've all experienced the workings of the so-called "brain-gut-axis," or how stress affects our intestines. However, researchers still don't know much about the relationship between our gut and our brain. ... read..

Scientists identify microbes required to produce traditional mozzarella
Washington | August 15, 2023 7:15:14 PM IST
Italian scientists used high-throughput 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing, which provides a detailed picture of what microbes are present and in what proportions. ... read..

Animal protein foods contain more essential amino acids than plant-based foods: Study
Washington | August 15, 2023 7:15:01 PM IST
According to scientists, protein from two ounce-equivalents (oz-eq) of animal-based protein foods provides greater essential amino acids (EAA) bioavailability than an equal two oz-eq of plant-based protein foods. ... read..

Researchers find new way to diagnose lung infections
Washington | August 15, 2023 5:11:41 PM IST
In order to expedite treatment for critically ill patients, a study headed by Nalinikanth Kotagiri of the University of Cincinnati seeks to create a new imaging technique that can recognize specific types of lung infections in real time. ... read..

Researchers discover genes association with high production of antibody
California | August 15, 2023 2:15:19 PM IST
Researchers from UCLA and the Seattle Children's Research Institute worked together to advance our understanding of the genes governing the synthesis and release of immunoglobulin G, the most prevalent class of antibody in the human body. ... read..

Researchers find method of transforming flies into degradable plastics
Los Angeles | August 15, 2023 12:12:48 AM IST
Researchers have found a method to isolate and purify insect-derived chemicals and convert them into functional bioplastics. ... read..

Climate change slows 'global plant water use efficiency': Study
Washington | August 14, 2023 11:15:04 PM IST
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire discovered that water use efficiency has plateaued since 2001, implying that plants are absorbing less CO2 and consuming more water, which could have implications for carbon cycling, agricultural production, ... read..

Researchers find strategies to improve decision-making in patients about their health
Washington | August 14, 2023 11:14:58 PM IST
A new American Heart Association scientific statement highlighted evidence that supports shared decision-making, which is the process of ensuring patients have the knowledge and tools they need to make health-related decisions in collaboration with their ... read..

Study finds imaging system that takes diagnosis step further
Washington | August 14, 2023 10:14:56 PM IST
Recognising the benefits of imaging and spectroscopy, UBCO's Integrated Optics Laboratory (IOL) researchers developed imaging systems that use terahertz radiation. ... read..

Dry lightning may spark wildfires even under wetter conditions: Study
Washington DC | August 14, 2023 9:14:44 PM IST
A study discovered that dry lightning can still be disastrous even when conditions are not as dry. ... read..

Researchers reveal mechanism underlying bacterial resistance to antibiotic albicidin
Washington | August 14, 2023 6:13:01 PM IST
According to a recent investigation, pathogenic bacteria exposed to the antibiotic albicidin rapidly improve their resistance by up to 1,000 times through a gene amplification process. ... read..

Study reveals how fat burning during exercise varies between individuals
New York | August 14, 2023 5:16:36 PM IST
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers found that the optimal heart rate for fat burning varies for each person and frequently does not correspond with the "fat burning zone" on commercial exercise machines. ... read..

New genetic insights on adaptability and watermelon evolution
New York | August 14, 2023 2:13:55 AM IST
Watermelon is a significant agricultural product on a global scale in terms of overall output and economic value. ... read..

Air pollution is connected to mental health service of dementia patients: Study
Washington DC | August 13, 2023 5:12:57 PM IST
According to a study published in the open-access journal BMJ Mental Health, exposure to relatively high levels of air pollution is linked to a rise in the use of community mental health services by dementia patients. ... read..

Adults with asthma can breathe easier thanks to yoga: Study
Washington DC | August 13, 2023 2:13:36 PM IST
A study found that the most crucial workouts for asthmatics wanting to improve their lung function were yoga and breathing exercises paired with cardiovascular training. ... read..

Mothers with depression more likely to experience parental stress: Researchers
Washington | August 12, 2023 11:42:56 PM IST
Researchers revealed that mothers with depression were more likely to experience parental stress and less likely to think they were competent parents compared to women who were not depressed. ... read..

Do you know brain stimulation improves gait function in Parkinsons disease patients? Study finds
Tokyo | August 12, 2023 10:43:29 PM IST
Parkinson's disease (PD), which affects millions of people worldwide, causes gait irregularities that substantially decrease their quality of life. Despite the availability of several pharmacological, surgical, and rehabilitative treatments, their effecti ... read..

Daily routines improve people's cognitive abilities: Study
New York | August 12, 2023 9:43:07 PM IST
Regular behaviours, such as drinking coffee and listening to music, can affect brain activity in ways that improve cognitive function, particularly in tasks requiring focus and memory. ... read..

Small, flexible spinal probe system results in better therapies: Study
Texas | August 12, 2023 9:42:57 PM IST
Accessing and studying the spinal cord is more challenging than doing so with the brain. It has been challenging to pinpoint exactly how it behaves due to its mobility and anatomical structure. ... read..

Protein used to rule out heart attack may signal a higher risk of death: Study
Los Angeles | August 12, 2023 8:44:34 PM IST
A high level of troponin, a protein typically used to rule out the possibility of a heart attack in patients with chest pain, may signal a higher risk of death from any cause within the next two years, according to research. ... read..

Researchers identify lipids in breast milk that lower risk of cerebral palsy in infants
Washington | August 12, 2023 6:42:26 PM IST
While it is understood that white matter loss in the brain leads to neurological abnormalities, there is currently no treatment available to help these neonates avoid this outcome. ... read..

New information on possibility of early steps of biological evolution on Mars
Indiana | August 12, 2023 1:44:06 AM IST
The scientific community has definitely proven that Mars had habitable surface environments early in its existence. Water, energy sources, elements such as carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and sulfur, as well as crucial catalytic transitio ... read..

Study finds how playing football increase risk for Parkinsons disease
Boston | August 11, 2023 11:44:33 PM IST
Early detection of Parkinson's disease (PD) requires the identification of risk factors. Parkinson's disease and parkinsonisman umbrella word that refers to motor symptoms present in Parkinson's disease and other conditionshave been recorded in boxers ... read..

New genomic insights on resilience, evolution of watermelons
New York | August 11, 2023 11:43:49 PM IST
In terms of total production and economic value, watermelon is an important agricultural product on a global scale. ... read..

Researchers find genetic mutation for Alzheimers disease linked with higher fertility in women
California | August 11, 2023 9:45:20 PM IST
The Apolipoprotein-4 allele has been linked to an increased risk for a number of diseases in ageing populations, particularly Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease. Nevertheless, this genetic mutation continues to be common in about 20% of the human popu ... read..

Study reveals when regulatory T cells go bad
California | August 11, 2023 3:45:03 PM IST
Thanks to a new study led by scientists at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) and the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University, scientists can finally track down a dangerous type of human T cell. ... read..

Study discovers new method of recycling plastics into soap
Washington DC | August 11, 2023 2:42:30 PM IST
A group of scientists has created a brand-new process for turning plastic waste into high-value chemicals called surfactants, which are used to make soap, detergent, and other products. ... read..

New recycling method to market 'junk' plastic waste
Washington DC | August 11, 2023 1:46:08 PM IST
A new technique, described in the journal Science boosts financial incentives for plastic recycling and makes it possible to recycle new kinds of plastic. ... read..

Virgin Galactic takes tourists to edge of space
New Mexico | August 11, 2023 12:42:43 PM IST
Virgin Galactic, the venture founded by UK billionaire Richard Branson, launched its first commercial flight to the edge of space after decades of promise, reported CNN. ... read..

Study reveals how lack of sleep associated with cardiovascular disease in long term
Pennsylvania | August 10, 2023 12:12:06 AM IST
Whether it's work or recreation that keeps us from getting enough shut-eye during the week, hopingwe can compensate by sleeping in on weekends is a mistake. According to new research led by Penn State, when sleep is limited to five hours per night, card ... read..

Depression-stricken mothers can still thrive as parents: Study
Washington | August 9, 2023 11:12:37 PM IST
Researchers investigated how external supports might counteract the harms that mother's depression poses to the health of a child. ... read..

Study shows walking fewer than 5,000 steps, lower risk of death
Washington | August 9, 2023 11:12:25 PM IST
A study suggests that one needs to walk fewer steps per day than previously believed to start experiencing health advantages. ... read..

Electrical activity between skin cells may influence melanoma initiation: Study
New York | August 9, 2023 11:12:10 PM IST
In preclinical studies, the transfer of a neurotransmitter from melanocytes to keratinocytes altered electrical activity and encouraged the onset of melanoma. ... read..

AI model may help determine where a patient's cancer arose: Research
Washington DC | August 9, 2023 11:12:08 PM IST
Doctors are unable to establish the cause of cancer in a small percentage of cancer patients. This makes choosing a treatment for those patients considerably more challenging, because many cancer medications are often produced for specific cancer types. ... read..

Study uncovers genes that dictate direction of hair whorls
Washington | August 9, 2023 11:11:58 PM IST
The first gene mapping investigation on human scalp hair whorls demonstrates both the genetic foundation and the polygenic nature of hair whorl orientation. ... read..

Electrical impulses between skin cells affect development of melanoma: Study
Washington | August 9, 2023 9:15:02 PM IST
According to a study, the transfer of a neurotransmitter from one type of skin cell to another (melanocytes to keratinocytes) changed electrical activity and enhanced melanoma start in preclinical animals. ... read..

Study finds how peoples everyday habits improve cognitive function
New York | August 9, 2023 12:13:33 AM IST
Regular activities like drinking coffee and listening to music can influence a person's brain activity in ways that enhance cognitive function, notably in tasks requiring focus and memory. ... read..

Researchers discover possible biomarker of multiple sclerosis disease
Basel | August 8, 2023 8:11:47 PM IST
The diagnostic "multiple sclerosis" covers a wide range of conditions, each requiring a unique course of therapy, as has been known for some time. A potential new MS-like illness has now been identified and its diagnosis has been clarified by researchers ... read..

Mineralization of bone matrix affects tumour cell growth: Research
Washington DC | August 8, 2023 1:15:42 PM IST
Tumour cells are known to be fickle sleepers, typically lying dormant in distant tissues for years before reactivating and producing metastasis. Numerous elements, ranging from cells and molecules to other components in the so-called tissue microenvironme ... read..

Tiny, flexible spinal probe system may lead to better therapies: Study
Texas | August 8, 2023 1:15:41 PM IST
The spinal cord is more difficult to access and research than the brain. The difficulties posed by its mobility and anatomical structure have made it difficult to determine exactly how it acts. ... read..

Categorization of cats likely to remain problematic: Study
Los Angeles | August 8, 2023 1:15:35 PM IST
Experts have warned that the categorization of domestic and wild cats will likely remain problematic for the foreseeable future, endangering current efforts to protect and restore native biodiversity. ... read..

Air pollution linked to higher mental health service of dementia patients: Study
Washington DC | August 8, 2023 1:15:29 PM IST
Exposure to relatively high levels of air pollution is associated with increased use of community mental health services by people with dementia, according to a large long-term study published in the open-access journal BMJ Mental Health. ... read..

Activity level of bats reduced at solar farm sites: Study
Los Angeles | August 8, 2023 12:12:29 PM IST
Researchers have noticed a significant decline in the activity levels of six bat species near solar farm locations. ... read..

Study gives insights into high incidence of youth with risk factors for cardiovascular disease
Chicago | August 7, 2023 6:42:22 PM IST
Due to high demand and limited resources, a child with risk factors for heart disease (high blood pressure, obesity, etc.) may have to wait nearly a year to see a cardiologist in the United States today. This is valuable time that could be spent controlli ... read..

Geomagnetic field protects Earth from electron showers: Study
Tokyo | August 7, 2023 4:41:51 PM IST
Yuto Katoh, a geophysicist at Tohoku University, undertook a study into the activities of high-energy electrons that revealed the unexpected role of the Earth's geomagnetic field in defending. ... read..

Modified virtual reality tech may measure brain activity: Research
Washington DC | August 7, 2023 3:45:40 PM IST
Researchers modified commercial virtual reality headsets to detect brain activity and analyse how we react to signals, pressures, and other outside forces. ... read..

Study suggests how HIV drug formulation help improve treatment results for children worldwide
Washington | August 6, 2023 3:42:17 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have helped confirm the dose, safety, and efficacy of a drug formulation designed to treat children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... read..

Study reveals how consuming added sugars increase risk of kidney stones
Washington | August 6, 2023 10:41:58 AM IST
Kidney stones impact 7 per cent to 15 per cent of the population in North America, 5 per cent to 9 per cent of the population in Europe, and 1 per cent to 5 per cent of the population in Asia. Common symptoms include severe pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, ... read..

Physical activity fosters learning and wellbeing at secondary school: Study
Kuopio | August 5, 2023 11:45:25 PM IST
Teenagers who engage in physical activity during their free time and while travelling to and from school perform better academically than their inactive peers in secondary school, finds a study. ... read..

Researchers find new method to combat fungi
Washington DC | August 5, 2023 11:45:17 PM IST
A brand-new approach to treating fungi infections has been discovered by researchers. The important thing is to stop fungi from producing fatty acids, which are the main building block of fats. ... read..

Mild cognitive impairment is predicted by low protein levels in spinal fluid: Study
Washington DC | August 5, 2023 11:45:12 PM IST
The amount of a protein linked to learning and memory in mice found in the spinal fluid may act as an early predictor of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) years before symptoms appear, according to a study of cognitively healthy adults. ... read..

Study establishes direct connection between brain waves, memory
Washington DC | August 5, 2023 11:44:58 PM IST
Researchers found that electrical activity in the brain is produced rhythmically by neurons. ... read..

Study shows secondary forests are more drought-sensitive than primary forests
Stockholm | August 5, 2023 3:46:44 PM IST
The dry summer of 2018 had a devastating impact on Swedish woods, particularly managed secondary forests, according to a new study from Sweden's Lund University. ... read..

Study finds how people feel about sleep connected to well-being
Coventry | August 5, 2023 12:13:21 AM IST
According to a study performed by the University of Warwick, how people feel about their sleep has a greater impact on their well-being than what sleep-tracking technology indicates about their sleep quality. ... read..

Research reveals tropical trees use social distancing to maintain biodiversity
Texas | August 4, 2023 4:11:37 PM IST
In a square mile of tropical forest, scientists often struggle to grasp how such a diversity of species can coexist. Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin revealed new insights into the answer in a paper published in Science by discovering a ... read..

Mineral iron is important in ocean ecosystems: Study
Washington | August 3, 2023 9:43:18 PM IST
According to new research published in Nature, mineral forms of iron play an important role in regulating the cycling of this bio-essential nutrient in the ocean. ... read..

Researchers use monkey poop to learn reproductive patterns of endangered species
Washington | August 3, 2023 9:42:38 PM IST
Researchers used muriquis poop to gain insight into how the primates choose their mates in order to better understand what goes on in their mating lives. ... read..

Researchers find how people with hepatitis C cure still face risk of death
Washington | August 3, 2023 5:43:21 PM IST
Even after being cured of their hepatitis C infection, those who have recovered still have a far higher chance of dying than the general populationbetween three and fourteen times higher, depending on the severity of their liver illness. ... read..

New HIV drug formulation may help improve treatment outcomes for children worldwide: Study
Washington | August 3, 2023 11:43:16 AM IST
Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have contributed to the confirmation of the dose, safety, and efficacy of a medication formulation intended to treat children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... read..

Sea level rise alters habitat of endangered species: Study
Washington | August 2, 2023 3:12:44 PM IST
The silver rice rat, an endangered species unique to the Florida Keys, prefers to live along the water's edge for easy access to its low-tide marine species diet. ... read..

Study finds new ways to overcome antimicrobial resistance
Oklahoma | August 1, 2023 10:11:40 PM IST
Since most clinical antibiotics no longer work against some harmful bacteria, the World Health Organization has classified antimicrobial resistance as a global problem. The University of Oklahoma's Center for Antibiotic Discovery and Resistance is working ... read..

Study gives more insight into immunotherapy treatment for ALS
Washington | August 1, 2023 6:10:58 PM IST
A type of monoclonal antibody that has already been tried in certain types of cancer may be a viable treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a fatal neurological illness. ... read..

Immune cell discovery may lead to improved chronic worm treatment: Research
Washington DC | August 1, 2023 4:12:03 PM IST
Researchers at Monash University have discovered why some intestinal worm infections become chronic in animal models, which could lead to human vaccinations and better therapies. ... read..

Research reveals secondary forests more sensitive to drought than primary forests
Stockholm | August 1, 2023 1:11:57 PM IST
According to a new study from Sweden's Lund University, the dry summer of 2018 had a severe impact on Swedish woods, particularly managed secondary forests. ... read..

New research links brain waves directly to memory
Washington DC | August 1, 2023 1:11:41 PM IST
Neurons in the brain generate rhythmic patterns of electrical activity. One of the unanswered problems in neuroscience is what generates these rhythmic signals, known as oscillations. Researchers at the University of Arizona discovered that simply remembe ... read..

How pasteurization, sterilization affects a milk alternative
Washington DC | August 1, 2023 11:14:09 AM IST
Researchers have discovered how pasteurisation and sterilisation affect the appearance and feel of a coconut and rice drink. ... read..

Bees probably originated from ancient supercontinent earlier than suspected: Study
Washington | July 31, 2023 7:41:09 PM IST
A new study reveals that the origin of bees is tens of millions of years older than most earlier estimations. ... read..

Gene editing improves grain quality, lowers heat stress in rice: Study
Washington DC | July 31, 2023 3:44:50 PM IST
Maintaining the quality and productivity of crops adapted to lower temperatures will become increasingly difficult as global temperatures rise. Rice is one crop that has been shown to be damaged by increased nighttime temperatures during the ripening phas ... read..

Research improves understanding of how bacteria aid plant growth
California | July 30, 2023 10:11:28 PM IST
In the soil where they grow, plants create alliance with bacteria. Legumes, for instance, benefit from a symbiotic relationship with microorganisms that live in nodules in their roots and "fix" atmospheric nitrogen to make it available for the legumes' gr ... read..

Inflammation discovery may slow ageing: Study
Washington DC | July 30, 2023 8:10:35 PM IST
The University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have pinpointed a significant factor contributing to the chronic inflammation that hastens ageing. ... read..

Most milk alternatives lacknutritional benefits of cow's milk: Study
Washington DC | July 30, 2023 12:40:59 PM IST
Plant-based milk alternatives such as oats, soy, and almonds are becoming more popular, but do they deliver the same nutrition as cow's milk? The majority, according to the results of a new survey, do not. ... read..

Researchers reveal how prealbumin gene alone is insufficient for heart failure diagnosis
Boston | July 29, 2023 11:44:22 PM IST
Having a genetic variation in the prealbumin gene alone is not adequate for diagnosing transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy in older black patients, according to a recent multi-center study headed by researchers at Boston Medical Center and Columbia Unive ... read..

Study suggests how neonatal stem cells from heart help in Crohns disease treatment
Chicago | July 29, 2023 11:44:10 PM IST
Crohn's disease-like ileitis, a condition marked by chronic intestinal inflammation and progressive tissue damage, researchers from Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago discovered that direct injection of neonatal mesenchymal stem cells ... read..

Study finds how micronutrient in human breast milk linked to newborns brain development
Massachusetts | July 29, 2023 8:41:05 PM IST
A recent study by researchers at Tufts University's Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) suggests that a micronutrient in human breast milk benefits newborns' developing brains significantly. This finding sheds more light on th ... read..

Study reveals how probiotics help slow age-related cognitive decline
Washington | July 29, 2023 6:40:53 PM IST
Eating a probiotic may help prevent the decline in memory and thinking that might come with ageing, according to the results of a recent study. This research may help develop new, non-invasive methods of slowing cognitive decline in the elderly. ... read..

Research enhances understanding of how microorganisms aid plant development
California | July 29, 2023 12:44:40 PM IST
Plants form relationships with microorganisms in the soil where they grow. For example, legumes benefit from a symbiotic connection with microorganisms that reside in nodules in their roots and "fix" nitrogen in the atmosphere so that it is accessible for ... read..

Study discovers new isopod species that feeds on fish
Washington | July 29, 2023 12:44:32 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a new species of marine cryptofauna in the Florida Keys in the US. The majority of the biodiversity in the ocean is made up of microscopic, hidden species known as cryptofauna. ... read..

Study finds new bone regeneration technique with clinical potential
Tokyo | July 28, 2023 11:12:42 PM IST
Bones can regenerate and mend themselves, but when the damage is more severe than a minor break or chip, they frequently are unable to do so. ... read..

Researchers give fresh insight into treatment of blindness
London | July 28, 2023 10:12:25 PM IST
Scientists have discovered a way to utilize nanotechnology to construct a 3D scaffold for growing cells from the retina, paving the path for potential new treatments for a prevalent cause of blindness. ... read..

Study reveals gene therapy treats chronic pain by dialing down sodium
Washington DC | July 28, 2023 8:11:40 PM IST
According to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), researchers at NYU College of Dentistry's Pain Research Centre have created a gene therapy that cures chronic pain by unintentionally controlling a partic ... read..

New research method helps to determine health impacts of heat, air quality
Ontario | July 27, 2023 1:15:18 PM IST
The planet saw its warmest day on record earlier this month, and climate models predict that the severity of heat waves and poor air quality will worsen and continue to have serious consequences. ... read..

Insect protein slows weight gain, increase health status in obese mice: Study
Illinois | July 26, 2023 11:41:36 PM IST
As the world's population grows in the face of climate change, the need for sustainable protein sources is greater than ever. Although plant-based "meat" and "dairy" products are popular, they are not the only environmentally beneficial meat substitutes. ... read..

Bromide ions create ripples in semiclathrate hydrates: Study
Osaka | July 26, 2023 11:40:41 PM IST
The way water molecules behave in proton conducting materials is critical for understanding and exploiting their properties. This entails being able to examine very quick photos to detect changes in water motion. Osaka University researchers used quasi-el ... read..

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