Clinical trial results provide rationale for continued study of the KCNQ type of ion channel
MIT finds the APOE4 gene, one of the most significant genetic risk factors for developing Alzheimer's disease, has widespread effects on brain cells' ability to metabolize lipids and respond to stress. Experiments also suggest choline, a widely available supplement, might reverse many of these effects.
Twitter messages about COVID-19 social distancing are associated with decreased mobility locally the next day, according to database of hundreds of thousands of geotagged tweets.
Adolescents who vape cannabis are at greater risk for respiratory symptoms indicative of lung injury than teens who smoke cigarettes or marijuana, or vape nicotine, a new University of Michigan study suggests.
During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, there was a 34% increase in alcohol withdrawal (AW) rates among hospitalized patients at ChristianaCare, according to a research letter published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study is believed to be the first to quantify the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on alcohol withdrawal among hospitalized patients.
Wine lovers recognize that a perfectly paired wine can make a delicious meal taste even better, but the reverse is also true: Certain foods can influence the flavors of wines. Now, researchers reporting in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry have explored how lipids -- fatty molecules abundant in cheese, meats, vegetable oils and other foods -- interact with grape tannins, masking the undesirable flavors of the wine compounds.
A low-cost, easy-to-administer intervention that uses small prizes and other incentives to reward abstinence can serve as an effective tool to reduce alcohol use among American Indian and Alaska Native communities, new research suggests. Findings from a multisite study in American Indian and Alaska Native adults diagnosed with alcohol dependence showed that participants who were given incentives to reward alcohol abstinence were 70% more likely to test negative for alcohol use than control participants.
Customized diets and lifestyle changes could be key to optimizing mental health, according to new research including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Success in fantasy football (soccer) depends on skill: top managers demonstrate consistent strategy and good decision-making over time.
Experiences of childhood neglect are associated with housing, financial and food insecurities, and violent arrests in later life, in U.S. study.