Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): The vital role of ventilation in the spread of COVID-19 has been quantified by researchers, who have found that in poorly-ventilated spaces, the virus spreads further than two metres in seconds, and is far more likely to spread through prolonged talking than through coughing.
Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A study of nearly 108,000 people has found that people who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats in an abnormal rhythm.
London [UK], January 19 (ANI): New research has demonstrated that a simple, cheap test can help identify who is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, aiding early diagnosis and potentially saving lives.
Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): While fried food is considered detrimental to health, a new study sheds light on its effects. The findings of a pooled analysis of the available research suggest that fried-food intake is linked to a heightened risk of major heart disease and stroke.
Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Three-quarters of parents in a new national poll think peers better understand teen challenges including depression and anxiety, compared to teachers or counsellors in the school. The majority also agree that peer support leaders at school would encourage more teens to talk with someone about their mental health problems.
Philadelphia [US], January 18 (ANI): A new study comparing the incidence of sudden deaths occurring outside the hospital across New York City's highly diverse neighbourhoods with the percentage of positive SARS-CoV-19 tests found that increased sudden deaths during the pandemic correlate to the extent of virus infection in a neighbourhood.
Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of a traditional diet -- but not in total calories burned daily -- is reliably related to indigenous Amazonian children's body fat, according to a new study.
Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Certain metabolites may be predictive indicators for persons at risk for recurrent major depressive disorder, suggests a recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Dutch scientists.
Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Researchers have shared a detailed description of how ovarian cancer cells adapt to survive and proliferate in the peritoneal cavity, in a recent study published in Frontiers in Oncology.
Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): The availability of fast-food restaurants on the route between children's houses and their schools does not affect children's weight, suggest the findings of a novel study.
Tsukuba [Japan], January 16 (ANI): While working people always are on a lookout to get rid of the stress related to office, a new study has found that people who regularly take walks in forests or greenspaces may have higher stress-coping abilities.
Abu Dhabi [United Arab Emirates], January 16 (ANI): An animal model to demonstrate how abnormal sleep architecture can be a predictor of stress vulnerability has been introduced by NYU Abu Dhabi's Laboratory of Neural Systems and Behavior for the first time used
Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): A new survey from the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders has found certain strategies for children with disabilities that can help reduce anxiety and improve mental health.
Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that a relatively simple and rapid blood test can predict -- within a day of a hospital admission -- which patients with COVID-19 are at highest risk of severe complications or death.
Tokyo [Japan], January 16 (ANI): Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered that fruit flies with genetic modifications to enhance glucose uptake have significantly longer lifespans.
Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): A University of Saskatchewan study has found that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant worsening of already poor dietary habits, low activity levels, sedentary behaviour, and high alcohol consumption among university students.
Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that allergens in the environment often are to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients.
Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Use of the diabetes drug metformin -- before a diagnosis of COVID-19 -- is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.