A 1980s-era research chemical (RC) from Canadian academics is already outlawed in Sweden and has been showing up in illicit drug seizures in North America. Some are overinterpreting the paucity of scientific information on the drug.
New research suggests that to predict -- and possibly prevent -- severe asthma attacks in a community, physicians can look for clues in social media.
According to two new studies, outcome switching in clinical trials is widespread and corrupting medicine.
Simon Peyton Jones has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. The Royal Society biography reads: Simon's main research interest is in functional programming languages, their implementation, and their application. He was a key...Show More Summary
Kent Dybvig (Cadence Research, Cisco Systems) has released the commercial scheme compiler Chez Scheme (scheme.com) as open source on GitHub. Chez Scheme is a native code generating optimizing compiler for R6RS focusing on performance and productivity. Show More Summary
A new UK report concludes that e-cigarettes are a blessing rather than a curse, arguing that the potential health benefits greatly outweigh the risks. After taking a look at the growing body of scientific evidence, researchers at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have concluded that e-cigarettes aren’t quite the devil’s tool that many are making it out to be. More »
A research team has demonstrated the essential role of genes encoding components of the NOTCH signaling pathway in the development of the heart valves, a new report outlines.
Meat substitution scandals are becoming more common: When researchers test meats, they often find unexpected things
Hey, Millennials in the business community: Here are Five Ways to Spot a Baby Boomer, which could also serve as Five Ways Baby Boomers In Business Should Mend Their Ways, my take on a recent presentation by author and researcher Jason Dorsey, at the American Financial Services Association Vehicle Finance [...]
New research suggests a key to easing the opioid withdrawal symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome is to ensure parents can spend plenty of time at the baby's bedside during treatment. NAS is an increasingly common condition infants...Show More Summary
Time recently reported on some recent research that shows we may reduce our type 2 diabetes risk by indulging in full-fat dairy versus low-fat dairy Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian and team studied blood samples of 3,333 adults participating in the Nurses’ Health Study of Professionals Follow-up Study derived over approximately 15 years. The study found that the […]
New research found many products marketed as 'first finger foods' for babies failed to meet American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations that they be small, soft and easy to swallow.
New research reveals new details about teen smoking. Most young smokers report that they don't light up every day, and many smoke only a few cigarettes on the days they do smoke. These teens are less likely to identify as smokers, even as they face health risks comparable to heavier tobacco use.
New research suggests that the use of airplanes to spray anti-mosquito pesticides may increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays among children.
While tobacco companies have not been allowed to buy product placement in television shows since 2000, alcohol brands continue to self-regulate their marketing in media. But new research shows how strongly alcohol brand placement relates to the drinking behavior of underage youth suggests more regulation may be needed.
The percentage of children with chronic health conditions is on the rise, and new research shows this is especially true among children who live in or near poverty.
Compared to a national sample of heterosexual parents, gay fathers report similar parenting behavior and measures of wellbeing in their children, according to new research.
New research suggests that stress and depression play a significant role in whether a woman with human papillomavirus (HPV) can get rid of her infection or not. HPV that lingers in a woman's system eventually can lead to cervical cancer.
NHGRI researchers have collaborated with physicians and medical geneticists around the world to create the first Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations. Health care providers can use the new atlas to diagnose diverse...Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - The number of British people who want to stay in the European Union has risen over the past four weeks, an online poll by market research company Opinium Research for the Observer newspaper showed on Saturday.