Heart failure accelerates the aging process and brings on early andropausal syndrome (AS), according to new research. AS, also referred to as male 'menopause', was four times more common in men with heart failure.
San Antonio Spurs at Memphis Grizzlies Game 3 is Saturday night at 9 p.m. ET. The AP reports: The towels are showing up all around Memphis. They hang over neighborhood signs and even at a door to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The sentiment? Believe Memphis. The Grizzlies certainly do. Yes, they are down 0-2 to [...]
A whopping 25.3 million people in the U.S. right now are diabetic, with an additional 79 million Americans in the pre-diabetes stage. Those figures, according to research firm PhRMA, are downright scary, because diabetic patients come...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — In a sign of the times, NASA’s famous Kepler telescope has broken down and is putting NASA’s efforts to discover other signs of life in the universe at risk. NASA has invested $600 million in the research mission of the telescope, which is orbiting the sun as a satellite to see the universe [...]
Researchers now have a hypothesis for the reason your 4-year-old niece insists on telling you the same story over and over every time she sees you. Alas, there are no new findings on how not to look bored. Read more...
I now present the latest health IT-related podcast from Sivad Business Solutions, an interview with Suzanne Leveille, research director of OpenNotes, a project to give patients online access to the entirety of their own medical records, including the visit notes from clinicians. Show More Summary
By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network New research suggesting the Earth may be warming more slowly than expected does not mean climate change is a false alarm, experts say.
Cancer research is big business, and it pays to know where research dollars are headed.
Where do I begin?I've been working the full-time job (transcription) and stock trading on the side (hoping to convert to this full-time), while working on about 5 books at one time, writing the blog, researching and coming up with theories...Show More Summary
Over the past few years, rapidly rising production costs among energy exploration and production companies have been an unmistakable trend. According to Bernstein Research, marginal production costs among the world's 50 largest public...Show More Summary
Perhaps no other discussion on energy-related topics has been as polarizing as the debate over the general direction of oil prices over the next several years. On the side of the bears, Citigroup argued in a recent research paper that...Show More Summary
Carl Zimmer reported recently on some interesting genetic research on dogs that tells us a great deal about their divergence from wolves, but also reflects back on the social mind of people. Carl Zimmer, From Fearsome Predator to Man’s...Show More Summary
It seems like every day we're getting a little bit closer to having tricorders, and today's no exception. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have designed hardware and software that turns the iPhone into a powerful biosensor that's useful for toxin and pathogen testing as well as medical diagnosis. Show More Summary
A roundup of reaction to the Globe and Mail's article exploring Doug and Randy Fords' alleged history of dealing hash. It’s been an open secret at City Hall for well over a year that the Globe and Mail had researched, written, and then...Show More Summary
I’m happy to announce that I’m collaborating with Jim Benson and Tonianne DeMaria Barry, fellow Shingo Research Prize recipients, and experts in the “personal kanban” methodology (listen to my podcast with Jim) on a day-long workshop in Seattle on July 29: An Introduction to Lean for Knowledge Work It’s being held right before the annual [...]
Bisphenol A (BPA) has received a lot of attention lately. Some researchers have linked BPA exposure to a higher risk of various cancers, while others say that the average person’s exposure isn’t enough to have an impact. Regardless of...Show More Summary
Today’s guest post comes from Miles Adam Park, my good friend and fellow doctoral candidate in Religion at Florida State University. His research focuses on gender and bodies among 20th-21st century American evangelicals. Adam recently...Show More Summary
Of all the reasons that couples argue, money is the most damaging to the course of a long-term relationship. Recent research on predictors of divorce and low relationship satisfaction shows that of all the topics in a marriage, arguments about money are the most serious. Love and money may go hand in hand more than we realize. read more
Using Agriculture Department data, researchers at the Environmental Working Group found that Rep. Stephen Fincher, a Republican and a farmer from Frog Jump, Tenn., collected nearly $3.5 million in subsidies from 1999 to 2012. In 2012...Show More Summary
Scientists have been worried about the decline in amphibians for years now, and the most comprehensive federal survey of its kind has some bad news: Things are worse than they thought. Researchers from the US Geological Survey found that frogs, salamanders, and amphibians of all kinds are disappearing at an...