Neutrons Observe Vitamin B6-Dependent Enzyme Activity Useful for Drug Development
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent...
Nidoviruses Redundantly Express Genes and Encode More Proteins Than Previously Believed, Study Finds
Arteriviruses, a family of single-stranded RNA viruses that belongs to the order Nidovirirales, produce more proteins and messenger RNAs than...
The Nursing Workforce is Growing More Diverse and Educated, Finds NYU Meyers Study
More males and people of color are entering nursing, and more nurses are earning bachelor's degrees compared with a decade ago, according to a new...
The Checkup: Literacy Builds Life Skills as Well as Language Skills
It’s wrong to think about literacy as just one restricted developmental zone. Reading is about so much more than decoding print.
'Magic mushrooms' might ease depression symptoms
Psilocybin, the main ingredient in "magic mushrooms," may soothe symptoms of depression, according to a very preliminary study.
Woman contracts rare bacterial infection on 12-hour flight
In a rare case, a woman contracted a potentially deadly bacterial infection while on a 12-hour flight from Japan to Germany, according to a new...
Fatal Madagascar plague appears to have spread to Seychelles, WHO says
A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar, is believed to have sparked the Indian Ocean country's first outbreak of the...
Inpatient Satisfaction Improved by Five-Minute Intervention, Study Finds
As hospitals seek to improve inpatient satisfaction, one effective way takes only a few minutes and no expensive equipment. A study at the...
A Dietary Supplement Dampens the Brain Hyperexcitability Seen in Seizures or Epilepsy
Inducing a biochemical alteration in brain proteins via the dietary supplement glucosamine was able to rapidly dampen that pathological...
New Clinical Advances in Gastroenterology Presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017
Orlando, FL (October 16, 2017) - More than 5,000 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals from nearly 70 countries around the world...
The New Health Care: How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans
In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.
Personal Health: Choosing the Best Moisturizer for Your Skin
How to select a moisturizer likely to be effective and unlikely to cause an unwanted reaction.