March 8, 2018
As the deadly crisis refuses to wane, cities search for unconventional responses to overdoses
October 2, 2012
University of Akron polymer scientists and biologists have discovered that this house spider -- in order to more efficiently capture different types of prey -- performs an uncommon feat. It tailors one glue to demonstrate two adhesive strengths: firm and weak.
June 6, 2016
A research study led by Professor Takemi Sugiyama from the Australian Catholic University's Institute of Health and Ageing, show the convenience of car travel has a significant impact on public health.
February 23, 2018
A strong beginning and an even stronger ending can drive your message home, as the latest training video from The Flame Challenge makes clear
September 9, 2014
Male shoppers in search of emergency contraception do not always have an easy time making these purchases and may be turned away at their local pharmacies. A 'mystery shopper' survey conducted in New York City showed that males had a 20 percent likelihood of not being able to purchase emergency contraception. Nearly three-quarters of the pharmacies in the study created barriers for the males to get the contraception.
January 6, 2014
A new study has shown that people still put most of their efforts into communicating with small numbers of close friends or family, often operating unconscious one-in, one-out policies so that communication patterns remain the same even when friendships change.
December 14, 2012
Approximately ten percent of 6 year olds have sleep-disordered breathing, according to a recent Finnish study. The risk is increased among children with enlarged tonsils, crossbite and convex facial profile. Unlike in adults, excess body fat is not associated with sleep-disordered breathing in this age group.
January 16, 2012
One in ten Canadians cannot afford to take their prescription drugs as directed, according to an analysis by researchers from the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto.
February 20, 2012
Children in the US whose activity choices, interests, and pretend play before age 11 fall outside those typically expressed by their biological sex face increased risk of being physically, psychologically, and sexually abused, and of suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder by early adulthood.
September 15, 2020
Penn study finds patients with low pulse oximetry readings or fever were more than three times as likely to require hospitalization after their initial discharge as compared to other COVID patients.