New diverse study reveals six stages of engagement in ADHD treatment

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): Researchers at Boston Medical Center have reported six stages of engagement in treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) based on a diverse study which was inclusive of parents of predominantly racial and ethnic minority children with ADHD.

Updated: Sep 17, 2021 23:49 IST

'Blue food revolution' can help tackle climate change, malnutrition

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): An unprecedented review of the aquatic foods sector has uncovered how fisheries and aquaculture can play a greater role in delivering healthy diets and more sustainable, equitable and resilient food systems around the world.

Updated: Sep 17, 2021 23:41 IST

Researchers develop new chemical that gets reluctant seeds to sprout

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): A UC Riverside-led team has developed a new chemical that will aid seeds to spring to life, which otherwise would have been dormant.

Updated: Sep 17, 2021 19:28 IST

Biologists identify new targets for cancer vaccines

Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): Over the past decade, scientists have been exploring vaccination as a way to help fight cancer. These experimental cancer vaccines are designed to stimulate the body's own immune system to destroy a tumour, by injecting fragments of cancer proteins found on the tumour.

Updated: Sep 16, 2021 22:27 IST

Here's how climate change could impact algae in the global ocean

London [UK], September 16 (ANI): Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity 'break point' boundaries in the oceans - according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute.

Updated: Sep 16, 2021 22:27 IST

Study finds drug targets for memory enhancement

Bristol [UK], September 16 (ANI): Specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories and pave the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders have been identified by a new University of Bristol-led research.

Updated: Sep 16, 2021 20:14 IST

Study suggests how algae in global ocean might get impacted by climate change

Norwich [UK], September 16 (ANI): Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity 'break point' boundaries in the oceans, according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute.

Updated: Sep 16, 2021 19:32 IST

Physical distance may not be enough to prevent viral aerosol exposure indoors: Study

Washington [US], September 15 (ANI): Researchers have found that indoor distances of two meters (about six and a half feet) may not be enough to sufficiently prevent transmission of airborne aerosols.

Updated: Sep 15, 2021 19:41 IST

Blood enzyme activity level may indicate which breast cancers are slow-growing: Study

Washington [US], September 15 (ANI): Researchers with the SWOG Cancer Research Network have found that patients with metastatic hormone receptor-positive breast cancer who have low activity levels of the enzyme sTK1 in their blood serum at the start of anti-estrogen treatment live longer and go longer without their disease progressing than patients with high levels.

Updated: Sep 15, 2021 19:30 IST

Future risk of ALS linked to blood lipoprotein levels

Washington [US], September 15 (ANI): The findings of a large epidemiology study published recently suggests that some blood lipid biomarkers linked to cardiovascular disease risk are also associated with a lower risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Updated: Sep 15, 2021 00:02 IST

Research suggests warming climate is causing animals to 'shapeshift'

Washington [US], September 14 (ANI): Research has revealed some "warm-blooded" animals are shapeshifting and getting larger beaks, legs, and ears to better regulate their body temperatures as the planet gets hotter.

Updated: Sep 14, 2021 19:28 IST

Weather extremes might amplify by 2060s due to changes in jet stream

Washington [US], September 14 (ANI): During a new study, drilling deep into the Greenland Ice Sheet, researchers reconstructed the jet stream's tumultuous past and found that climate-caused disruptions are likely to have drastic weather-related consequences for societies on both sides of the Atlantic.

Updated: Sep 14, 2021 17:02 IST

Food science explains inner workings of membrane-free cell compartments: Study

Washington [US], September 14 (ANI): Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers reported that food science principles have helped them determine how unusual droplets within cells stay organised and avoid dissolving into the rest of the cell's gelatinous interior.

Updated: Sep 14, 2021 00:05 IST

Researchers find prehistoric primates had sweet tooth

Washington [US], September 13 (ANI): During a recent study, scientists found dental fossils belonging to a species of prehistoric primate, Microsyops latidens, which dates back to the early eocene (around 54 million years ago), display the earliest known evidence of dental caries in mammals.

Updated: Sep 13, 2021 14:07 IST

Malaria in birds spreading via global hotspots

Brisbane [Australia], September 12 (ANI): The findings of a new study suggest the reason why bird species globally are suffering and dying from a type of malaria.

Updated: Sep 12, 2021 22:36 IST

Loss of natural HIV control preceded by impaired T cell function

Washington [US], September 12 (ANI): HIV is a master of evading the immune system, using a variety of methods to prevent the body from being able to find and kill it. Researchers recently conducted a study on a small subset of HIV-positive people whose bodies naturally control the virus then lose that ability. This research offered clues to retraining the immune systems for all with HIV.

Updated: Sep 12, 2021 22:02 IST

Low cost rapid sensors used to rapidly detect wound infections

Glasgow [Scotland], September 12 (ANI): During a recent study low-cost screen-printed carbon sensors have been used to rapidly detect bacteria commonly found in wounds, which could pave the way for a real-time medical device.

Updated: Sep 12, 2021 22:01 IST

Gut bacteria influences brain development in premature infants

Vienna [Austria], September 11 (ANI): During a recent study, researchers reached the conclusion that bacteria in the gut of premature infants might play a significant role in the risk for brain damage in them.

Updated: Sep 11, 2021 23:49 IST

Scientists find tiger sharks are social creatures

Washington [US], September 11 (ANI): The findings of a recent study suggest that tiger sharks, which are often considered a solitary aquatic nomadic species, are social creatures, having preferences for one another.

Updated: Sep 11, 2021 23:48 IST

Study finds lung function unaffected post COVID-19 infection

London [UK], September 11 (ANI): COVID-19 infection does not appear to affect the lung function of young adults, according to a recent study by clinical researchers.

Updated: Sep 11, 2021 16:43 IST