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Wiley provides free access to latest Zika research to coincide with events in ...
Wiley has made available all of its published Zika content on one site http www. wiley. com go zika to coincide with events in Brazil, a territory that has seen increased cases of Zika Virus recently. Access will be freely available until 30 September. New research from medicine, entomology, obstetrics, neuroscience and more will be added to Wiley s Zika page as it becomes available along with interactive content such as interviews, podcasts and videos, pr ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Blood sugar slumps affect how lean men treat the more rotund
When slim men suffer bouts of low blood sugar, chances are that they will make unfair decisions involving the more rotund people they engage with in the workplace. This is according to Achim Peters of the University of L 252 beck in Germany, corresponding author of a study in Springer Nature s International Journal of Obesity that investigates economic decision-making in lean and corpulent men. The findings add fuel to the growing consensus that men of nor ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Higher BMI not associated with bigger heart attack, death risk in heavier twin
A study of monozygotic Swedish twins suggests that while a higher BMI was not associated with increased risk of heart attack or death for the heavier twin, it was associated with increased risk for the onset of diabetes for that twin, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine . Monozygotic twins are genetically identical so they provide a unique tool for evaluating risks associated with obesity independent of genetic factors. Peter ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
To beat hypertension, take the 'clinic' to the people
Eliminating racial disparities in the outcomes of programs to control blood pressure can be accomplished with a few one-on-one coaching sessions delivered by health professionals --but not if the program requires people to get to a clinic, according to results of a new Johns Hopkins Medicine study. The finding, described in the current issue of the Ethnicity Disease journal, adds to mounting evidence that health and wellness programs work best when medical ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Structural features of quercetin derivatives by using pharmaco-phore modeling ...
Therapeutic strategies targeting Alzheimer s disease AD -related molecule 946 -amyloid A 946 , Tau protein and BACE enzyme have been recently explored. However, the therapeutic efficacy for a single target is not ideal. The clinical trials that clean A 946 from the brain in AD patients were largely unsuccessful. It is well known that the inflammatory response is one component of AD pathogenesis, leading to a series of irreversible pathological events. Epid ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Sleep apnea worsens non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese adolescents
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 5, 2016 - Studies have shown that obstructive sleep apnea and low nighttime oxygen, which result in oxidative stress, are associated with the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD in adults. Investigators have now established that these factors may also be important triggers in the progression of pediatric NAFLD to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis NASH , according to a new report in the Journal of Hepatology ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Therapeutic strategies targeting Alzheimer's disease-related molecules
Therapeutic strategies targeting Alzheimer s disease AD -related molecule 946 -amyloid A 946 , Tau protein and BACE enzyme have been recently explored. However the therapeutic efficacy for a single target is not ideal. The clinical trials that clean A 946 from the brain in AD patients were largely unsuccessful. It is well known that the inflammatory response is one component of AD pathogenesis, leading to a series of irreversible pathological events. Epide ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Detecting blood alcohol content with an electronic skin patch
Overconsumption of alcohol can lead to errors in judgment, causing, for example, some people to get behind the wheel when they are impaired. To help imbibers easily and quickly know when they ve had enough, scientists have developed a flexible, wearable patch that can detect a person s blood-alcohol level from his or her sweat. The monitor, reported in the journal ACS Sensors , works quickly and can send results wirelessly to a smartphone or other device. ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Drink-seeking rats provide sobering look into genetics of alcoholism
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Alcohol-craving rats have provided researchers with a detailed look into the complicated genetic underpinnings of alcoholism. By comparing the genomes of rats that drank compulsively with those that abstained, Purdue and Indiana University researchers identified 930 genes associated with alcoholism, indicating that it is a highly complex trait - on par with human height - influenced by many genes and the environment. The study confir ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
At least 1 in 10 young people in Britain report a recent distressing sexual pr...
Around one in ten young men and one in eight young women in Britain who are sexually active have experienced a distressing sexual problem lasting at least three months in the past year, according to new research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health . [1] The study showed that very few young people experiencing difficulties had sought professional help about their sex lives. The researchers say that failing to address problems in early adulthood co ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Millennials less sexually active than Gen-X peers
Since time immemorial, older generations have fretted over the sexual habits of young people. In today s world, however, elders might just be wondering why young people are having so little sex, according to a new study by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean M. Twenge. A research team also including Ryne Sherman from Florida Atlantic University and Brooke Wells from Widener University analyzed data from 26,707 respondents to the General So ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Comparing sexual experiences related to alcohol and marijuana use among adults
A new study, published in Archives of Sexual Behavior by researchers affiliated with New York University s Center for Drug Use and HIV Research CDUHR , compared self-reported sexual experiences related to use of alcohol and marijuana. Since marijuana has increased in popularity in the U.S., the researchers examined if and how marijuana use may influence risk for unsafe sexual behavior. With marijuana becoming more accepted in the U.S. along with more liber ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
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