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Disconnecting from tech causes withdrawal symptoms: study

Going off the grid is good for the soul — if you can survive the withdrawal symptoms. A new study looked at the emotional roller coaster of “digital detox” vacations, an increasingly...

Disconnecting from tech causes withdrawal symptoms: study

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I know antidepressant withdrawal symptoms are real. Why didn’t doctors? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Like many, I’ve experienced severe side-effects from withdrawal. Now clinicians are starting to take them seriouslyIt’s something of a relief to see before you in black and white what you have known to be true for a long time: in this case, that antidepressant withdrawal symptoms aren’t, well, all i...
14:52 2019-05-30

Timely Treatment Of Eating Disorders Is Possible By Catching The Early Symptoms: Study The symptoms of this problem are so subtle and gradual that they often remain unnoticed. Thanks to the advancement in science, now it is possible to spot eating disorders by catching the early warning......
14:26 2019-07-01

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a cellular component in bacteria that triggers Lyme Disease symptoms (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
11:13 2019-06-19

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based entrepreneurs have built 72 such businesses in th...
13:13 2019-06-10

What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old? Parents and caregivers often notice the signs of autism, or autism spectrum disorder, when a child is still very young. Learn about the possible signs of autism in a 3-year-old here....
03:13 2019-07-16

Burnout: Here’s how to recognize the symptoms The World Health Organization now recognizes work "burnout" as an occupational phenomenon. Doctors now have a roadmap to recognize burnout, which is often accompanied by symptoms of exhaustion, cynicism or lack of professional competency....
15:00 2019-07-18

Lupus pictures and symptoms Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes a wide variety of symptoms. In this article, see pictures of lupus symptoms and learn more about the different types of this condition....
20:52 2019-06-17

Lexapro withdrawal: Everything you need to know Lexapro is a type of antidepressant that helps provide the body with more serotonin. Stopping taking Lexapro or drastically reducing the dosage can cause withdrawal symptoms. Learn more here....
03:13 2019-07-02

Know the Symptoms of These Tick-Borne Diseases Ticks are becoming more common in many parts of the US, and it’s good to know the ticks in your area since there are different kinds. It’s also good to know the symptoms of common tick-borne diseases, just in case you get bitten and start to feel under the weather....
02:26 2019-07-10

How to treat tonsillitis symptoms at home Tonsillitis is a viral or bacterial infection that causes swelling and pain in and around the tonsils. Learn about a variety of home remedies for tonsillitis in this article....
18:00 2019-08-07

How to Ease Mosquito Bite Symptoms There are those of us roaming this Earth with the knowledge that no matter how closely we sit to the citronella candle, no matter what clothing we wear or what time of day we wander outdoors for a bit during the summer, we will get bit by mosquitos through the layer of bug spray we swear we just app...
19:00 2019-06-07

CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms New research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy may be useful for managing several symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and depression....
00:26 2019-06-09

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
20:39 2019-07-16

Cavs' Gilbert hospitalized with stroke symptoms Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was hospitalized Sunday after experiencing stroke-like symptoms, according to a statement released by Quicken Loans, the company Gilbert founded and chairs....
04:26 2019-05-27

Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home remedies to ease the symptoms....
03:52 2019-08-15

'Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms' Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life....
13:01 2019-05-22

Assange shows symptoms of psychological torture, UN says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange shows all the symptoms of psychological torture and risks having his human rights violated if he is extradited to the US, a United Nations expert has said....
16:13 2019-05-31

Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children and men...
15:52 2019-05-21

Trump Derangement Syndrome is bipartisan, but the symptoms are different While I have never been a Trump supporter, I have also managed to avoid being afflicted by the so-called Trump Derangement Syndrome. Symptoms of this fast-moving affliction on the Left range from babbling incoherently to rioting. However, it appears that when congressional Republicans come down with...
17:52 2019-08-19

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Kenya took precautions to ensure minimal contact with staf...
12:26 2019-06-17

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety....
20:26 2019-06-04

Smartphones to help spot signs of Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear Smartphones will be able to spot Alzheimer’s disease up to 30 years before symptoms appear, scientists say. The new digital test is reportedly 90 percent accurate, compared to 50 percent for current basic methods using pen and paper questions. It uses virtual-reality headsets to examine recall of di...
02:13 2019-05-25

Why Tracking Your Symptoms Can Make You Feel Worse Health apps can trigger the nocebo effect: Obsessively tracking how you feel, what you ate, and how you slept can end up being a drag on your health....
20:13 2019-05-30

| Assange showing symptoms of 'psychological torture': UN WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has shown "obvious" signs of the psychological torture inflicted on him due to years of confinement and persecution, according to a United Nations human rights expert....
19:26 2019-05-31

This Traditional Kadha Recipe May Help Soothe Symptoms Of Cold Kadha For Cold: Constant coughing and throat pain can turn out to be quite annoying. Moreover, if it is accompanied with cold and running nose, the condition can be even worse....
15:00 2019-08-20

High blood pressure symptoms: Drinking this tea could lower bp HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Changing what you drink is one way to lower bp naturally – here's what cuppa to enjoy....
21:26 2019-05-21

Expert: Assange showed symptoms of 'psychological torture' An independent expert for the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council who visited Julian Assange in a London prison says the WikiLeaks founder "showed all symptoms typical for prolonged exposure to psychological torture."...
13:52 2019-05-31

Doctors warn of 'severe' symptoms when coming off antidepressants People seeking treatment for depression should be informed of potential "severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms" when coming off medication, say leading doctors....
17:39 2019-05-30

Autism symptoms replicated in mice after faecal transplants Study aims to discover whether gut microbes play a part in development of the conditionScientists have induced the hallmarks of autism in mice by giving them faecal transplants from humans with the condition.The experiments were designed to test whether the communities of gut microbes found in peopl...
17:39 2019-05-30

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert recovering after stroke symptoms CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital care. Officials with Detroit-based Quicken Loans said in a statement that Gilbert “received immediate medical attention and is currently re...
08:13 2019-05-27

Blood test can identify Alzheimer's 2 decades before symptoms A new study showcases a blood test that identifies beta-amyloid proteins — a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease — 20 years before any symptoms of dementia....
13:13 2019-08-13

To fix the problem of deepfakes we must treat the cause, not the symptoms | Matt Beard Once technology is released, it’s like herding cats. Why do we continue to let the tech sector manage its own mess?We haven’t yet seen a clear frontrunner emerge as the Democratic candidate for the 2020 US election. But I’ve been interested in another race – the race to see which buzzword is going t...
06:39 2019-07-23

EU's Juncker says EU will not renegotiate Brexit withdrawal deal European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday that the European Union was not willing to renegotiate the withdrawal deal struck with the British government, but rejected three times by Britain's parliament....
18:13 2019-05-28

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on Friday."...
16:13 2019-05-21

Probiotic Drinks And Gut-Healthy Foods May Help Alleviate Anxiety Symptoms A new study has now said that regulating gut microbiota may also help in alleviating anxiety- a condition characterised by excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations....
17:13 2019-05-21

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert hospitalized with stroke symptoms Dan Gilbert was hospitalized and "recovering comfortably" after reportedly suffering symptoms of a stroke Sunday morning in Detroit.        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

Julian Assange shows psychological torture symptoms, says UN expert UK government urged not to extradite WikiLeaks co-founder to US where he faces decades in prisonJulian Assange is showing all the symptoms associated with prolonged exposure to psychological torture and should not be extradited to the US, according to a senior UN expert who visited him in prison.Nil...
15:13 2019-05-31

Blood test can detect Alzheimer's 20 years before symptoms begin A blood test that can detect signs of Alzheimer's up to 20 years before the onset of symptoms is a step closer to being developed, according to scientists in the US....
17:52 2019-08-02

SBI ATM Rules: Free Transactions, Withdrawal Limit, Other Details Here SBI Debit Card: SBI customers can generate request for a cheque book, make bill payments, register for mobile banking and IMPS service using SBI ATM....
16:39 2019-07-19

Total Withdrawal Above Rs 10 Lakh A Year May Attract Up To 5% Tax: Report In its push towards a digital economy, the central government is thinking of introducing a tax of 3-5 per cent on cash withdrawal of Rs 10 lakh in a year...
15:13 2019-06-10

French chef demands withdrawal from Michelin Guide A Michelin star is arguably the greatest accolade that a chef can receive, and celebrated French restaurateur Marc Veyrat had three for his Haute-Savoie restaurant La Maison des Bois....
12:39 2019-07-12

Dennis offers no explanation for mystery Tour withdrawal "Rohan Dennis said he \"reluctantly\" withdrew from the Tour de France on Thursday but provided little indication as to why he left the race and went off the radar for over an hour."...
16:00 2019-07-19

US, Taliban scramble to finalize draft on troop withdrawal Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to finalize a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan and a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism...
05:26 2019-07-05

Northern Trust withdrawal might be beginning of end for Tiger Woods It sure looks like we’re approaching a time when we’re not going to see Tiger Woods competing at tournaments regularly anymore … if we haven’t already arrived at that place. Woods’ withdrawal from The Northern Trust on Friday, two hours before he was to play his second round at Liberty National in J...
08:39 2019-08-10

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and exit from an account under certain conditions....
20:00 2019-07-13

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement will stand as it is, says German ambassador Germany will be willing to explore any ideas put forward by a new British prime minister to break the Brexit deadlock but the Withdrawal Agreement "will stand as it is", Germany's ambassador to London said on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-03

French withdrawal a painful lesson for Auger-Aliassime Fast-rising Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime said he will have to be more careful with his schedule in the future after pulling out of the French Open with a groin injury....
23:26 2019-05-26

Gelael's withdrawal from Silverstone F2 round "matter of principle" Sean Gelael says his decision to withdraw from the Silverstone Formula 2 weekend was "a matter of principle", after receiving a penalty following an incident in practice...
19:26 2019-07-15

Heatstroke symptoms: Signs you should not ignore in children and dogs as mercury soars THE UK is experiencing a heatwave this week, which is why it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a heatstroke – especially in young children and pets....
23:13 2019-07-23

Julian Assange showing symptoms of psychological torture and should not be extradited to US, says UN official Julian Assange is suffering the symptoms of psychological torture, a United Nations expert said today as he argued the WikiLeaks co-founder should not be extradited to the US....
11:00 2019-05-31

U.S. and Taliban Negotiators Are Scrambling to Rewrite a Draft on Troop Withdrawal (ISLAMABAD) — Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan and a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism ahead of an all-Afghan peace conference Sunday. Officials familiar with the...
11:39 2019-07-04

Budget 2019: How Cash Withdrawal From Bank Accounts Can Attract 2% Tax TDS on cash withdrawal: In the Union Budget for 2019-20, the government has proposed to impose a TDS or tax deduction at source of 2 per cent if an individual or an entity withdraws Rs 1 crore or more......
15:39 2019-07-08

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Withdrawal of Extradition Bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam came under pressure to pull a controversial bill to legalize extradition to China, after opponents criticized her description of the bill as “dead” as insufficient....
22:13 2019-07-09

Swimming-Australia in dark over Jack withdrawal from world championships Shayna Jack's shock withdrawal from the swimming world championships in Gwangju remains a mystery to the Australian team, coach Michael Bohl has said....
11:13 2019-07-18

England focused despite Smith's withdrawal from third Ashes Test – video England coach Trevor Bayliss admitted that 'it's not going to get down to necessarily one player on either side' as Steve Smith withdrew from the third Test of the Ashes. The Australian batsman has been in outstanding form throughout the series but has now been sidelined with concussion after being ...
19:52 2019-08-20

Mystery surrounds top Tour de France rider's withdrawal during race Rohan Dennis' unexplained withdrawal from the Tour de France midway through the 12th stage has left the cycling world perplexed, with his team director saying he is "confused and disappointed" by the Australian's decision....
23:00 2019-07-19

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
22:52 2019-08-17

Iranian leader announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran announced Wednesday it was partially withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, marking a serious escalation in Tehran's faceoff with the United States....
14:39 2019-05-21

Trump talks Afghanistan troop withdrawal with top security officials President Trump met Friday with his top security officials to try to figure out how to withdraw from Afghanistan, where the US has been mired in fighting since the months after 9/11. Team Trump is considering a phased withdrawal of about 5,000 of the 14,000 US troops in the war-torn country — a move...
04:13 2019-08-17

Withdrawal of US troops in Syria strengthened ISIS resurgence, DOD watchdog says Syrian forces backed by the United States are struggling to contain ISIS following President Donald Trump's partial withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, a Defense Department watchdog warned...
19:00 2019-08-08

How To File An Online Claim For Provident Fund Withdrawal? Other Details In order to file an online claim for partail withdrawal from EPF corpus, subscriber should have activated his/her Universal Account Number (UAN) and the mobile number used for activating UAN should be......
13:00 2019-08-14

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. Here’s how eating this one food for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels....
15:26 2019-05-21

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
16:52 2019-05-27

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Doing this one thing on holiday could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms could be reduced on holiday by watching what you eat and drink. Here’s why doing this one thing can lower blood sugar levels....
17:13 2019-06-02

Mystery surrounds Rohan Dennis's shock withdrawal from Tour de France Australian time-trial specialist quits on stage 12No reason given by rider or his team Bahrain-MeridaWorld time trial champion Rohan Dennis has wished his teammates well for the rest of the Tour de France but offered no insight as to why he quit the race dramatically, a day before a stage the Austra...
03:00 2019-07-19

Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened, warns key ally of Angela Merkel A key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stressed that she and other EU leaders were adamant that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened....
19:26 2019-07-24

'Delay is not withdrawal': Hong Kong protesters vow to push on with fresh rally Chief executive’s suspension of work on extraditions bill rejected by protest leaders as not enoughProtesters are preparing to flood Hong Kong’s streets again on Sunday over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities could resume efforts t...
07:13 2019-06-16

Katie Boulter makes clumsy, belated withdrawal from French Open • British No 3 misses Roland Garros with back injury• Boulter left name in draw, then pulled out next dayKatie Boulter sent a ripple of bemusement through Roland Garros on Friday without hitting a ball, when she revealed the day after leaving her name in the draw that she was withdrawing from the to...
22:26 2019-05-24

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
14:52 2019-05-23

UK govt plans to publish Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June The British government plans to publish the legislation to enact Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal in the week beginning June 3, government whip Mark Spencer said on Thursday....
13:26 2019-05-23

Trump set to meet with officials on Afghanistan, amid concerns over withdrawal plans President Trump is set to meet Friday with top security officials on the way forward in Afghanistan, possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal – something critics warn could lead to the Taliban taking hold of the country once again. ...
20:39 2019-08-16

Trump plans Friday meeting to make arrangements for withdrawal from Afghanistan The meeting follows significant advances in recent talks with the Taliban on an initial U.S. withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider Afghan negotiations on a peace deal....
20:13 2019-08-16

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
02:26 2019-06-19

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
19:52 2019-07-18

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by building muscle strength TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. To reduce blood sugar levels it’s important to follow a healthy diet and exercise....
17:39 2019-07-31

Trump and senior aides discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan as talks with Taliban advance The two sides are close to agreement on an initial withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider peace negotiations, officials said....
05:26 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong and that local leaders are more responsive to the Beijing government than to the territory's people....
19:52 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Is 'Dead' but Doesn't Mention Withdrawal Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said a controversial bill to legalize extradition to mainland China is “dead,” though she didn’t say whether she would withdraw the legislation....
09:52 2019-07-09

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam says extradition bill is 'dead' but stops short of withdrawal Leader says legislation a ‘total failure’ but does not confirm protester demand it be scrapped completelyHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has said a controversial extradition bill that has caused weeks of political crisis is “dead”, but has held back from completely withdrawing it.“There is no such p...
10:00 2019-07-09

Cameron Norrie defends Nick Kyrgios over late withdrawal from French Open • Kyrgios pulls out before first-round clash, citing illness• Norrie will now play French qualifier Elliot BenchetritNick Kyrgios, who pulled out of the French Open on Friday through illness, three days before his match against Cam Norrie and a few days after saying the tournament “absolutely sucks”...
22:13 2019-05-24

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
04:13 2019-08-06

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
19:13 2019-07-10

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decide on the future of the industry.Ironically, techno...
13:52 2019-05-28

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by making this easy breakfast swap TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include blurred vision and rapid weight loss. In order to reduce blood sugar levels, it’s important to watch what your diet....
22:13 2019-06-27

UN food agency begins ‘last resort’ partial withdrawal of aid to opposition-held Yemeni capital The World Food Programme (WFP), the UN’s emergency food relief agency, confirmed on Friday in a statement that it has started a "partial suspension" of aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi opposition forces, including the capital, Sana’a....
18:13 2019-06-21

These intentionally stupid remakes of beloved indie games are the perfect cure for post-E3 withdrawal Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
14:26 2019-06-14

Withdrawal deal won't be changed, Germany warns Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt Germany told Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt today that the withdrawal agreement will not be changed, fuelling fears of a no-deal crash-out from the EU....
16:13 2019-07-03

‘The suffering will continue’: Groom mourns 63 killed at Afghan wedding amid U.S. withdrawal talks KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 63 people, including women and children, were killed after a suicide bomber struck at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital on Saturday. Another 182 people were injured in the late-night blast. The deadliest attack to hit Kabul this year comes as the Trump admin...
19:13 2019-08-18

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on Friday, a Seoul official told Reuters on Saturday, rebutting Tokyo's claims that Seoul did not make such a demand....
17:13 2019-07-13

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is like....
19:39 2019-06-08

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
17:52 2019-07-17

Trump to nominate acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper for Defense secretary after Shanahan withdrawal Trump announced his intention to pick Esper for Defense secretary after acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration for the job....
03:26 2019-06-22

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but stops short of full withdrawal Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up the bill at a later date....
12:13 2019-07-09

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The meeting between Trump and top tier tech leaders com...
16:26 2019-07-23

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
17:52 2019-05-21

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
17:52 2019-05-21

Vitamin B12 deficiency: What is Vitamin B12? Why it’s important to spot hidden symptoms VITAMIN B12 deficiency can cause symptoms which are hard to spot. Here we explore what vitamin B12 is, and why it’s important to spot the hidden symptoms....
12:52 2019-08-12

Watch for these heat stroke symptoms as US braces for heat wave Heat stroke is a life-threatening heat-related illness that can develop when heat exhaustion is untreated. It can lead to muscle damage, kidney, liver and brain damage, and even heart damage....
22:39 2019-07-19

IndyCar Driver's Withdrawal from Ovals Raises Larger Questions About Driver Safety On the cusp of IndyCar’s second oval race of the season at Texas Motor Speedway, Carlin driver Max Chilton has stepped down. He’s not retiring, not yet—but he’s just not comfortable competing in the last four oval races of the 2019 season....
08:39 2019-06-05

Trump’s Afghanistan withdrawal plan: Cutting a deal or cutting and running? PEACE PLAN OR PULLOUT PLAN?: The shocking ISIS attack on a wedding party in Kabul, in which a suicide bomber blew himself up in the midddle of a dancing crowd of celebrants Saturday night, has raised new fears in Afghanistan that a pending deal between the United States and the Taliban could lead th...
14:26 2019-08-19

|Youthemploymentcouldbedowntomatch-making-study It's important for youth employment programmes to appropriately match job seekers with the requires skills employers are looking for, a study has found....
20:00 2019-06-17

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote health services that keep patients in their homes....
05:26 2019-06-07

When it comes to hooking up, we really do have a type: study Just as many of us suspected: When it comes to looking for love, we’re stuck in a rut. “The degree of consistency from one relationship to the next suggests that people may indeed have a ‘type,’ ” says Geoff MacDonald, a University of Toronto psychology professor and co-author of a new study on the ...
15:52 2019-06-13

Study: Almost 25% of U.S. homes will cut pay TV cord within 3 years Nearly a quarter of all American homes will have cut the cord on a cable or satellite television service within the next three years, a new study said Tuesday....
23:00 2019-08-06

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdogs. They examined hair from the dog owners and their pets, looking at levels of a hormone that’...
15:26 2019-06-06

Study reveals how screwed we’d be during a GPS outage The US government’s National Institutes of Standards and Technology recently decided to sponsor what appears to be the most comprehensive look to date at the value of GPS technology relative to the US economy as a whole. The results also shed some pretty interesting light on how much of a fina...
16:52 2019-06-15

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. The donation from Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of the private equity firm Blackstone, w...
13:26 2019-06-19

|Banksspend$1trnondigital,butfewbenefit-study While global banks have been pouring money into information technology - to the tune of $1trn over three years - only a handful appear to be fully committed to a digital transformation and are therefore reaping the benefits....
14:13 2019-06-22

Same Diet Has Different Effects On 2 Different People: Study A new study has confirmed this belief through a study that showed that the same meal plan will not show the same results for two people even as genetically similar to each other as twins....
15:52 2019-06-11

The CDC Could Totally Study Gun Violence—It Just Needs Money Congress clarified last year that the CDC can use its budget for gun research, after decades of effectively banning it. But Democrats are still fighting to get actual funding approved....
20:52 2019-08-07

Eat more avocado! What I learned from the study that will change how we eat The Predict study measured thousands of people’s reactions to different foods in an effort to develop truly individualised, preventive medicine. Is this the start of a dietary revolution?I am on a small ward at St Thomas’ hospital in London. There are six beds with a view of the Thames, which is lit...
17:13 2019-06-23

Women are more competent than men but less ambitious: study Women are finally viewed as more competent — but they’re no better off for it in the workplace, a new study has found. Over the course of the last seven decades, perceptions of male and female ability have shifted dramatically. Women are seen as just as capable as men, if not more so, the anal...
00:00 2019-07-19

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which is already a major area of study with missions like the Parker Solar Probe, is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missio...
02:13 2019-06-28

Here’s How Much Caffeine May Trigger a Migraine, According to a New Study Caffeine can be both a treatment and a trigger for migraine headaches, which makes it difficult for sufferers to know how much to sip. Experts believe caffeine helps block adenosine, a molecule involved in migraine attacks, from binding to receptors in the brain, so many people use it as an at-home ...
11:52 2019-08-08

IOM study: More than 500 migrants dead in Americas so far More than 500 migrants have died so far this year in the Americas -- nearly half of whom in their attempt to enter the United States, the United Nations migration agency said Friday....
21:26 2019-08-16

Sitting at your desk all day isn’t as bad as watching TV: study Our disgraceful, sedentary lives are finally getting a break. It turns out that sitting all day — often labeled as bad as smoking — isn’t as bad for you if you’re at your desk working. But listen up, couch potatoes: The real health detriments come from sitting in front of the TV, accordi...
02:26 2019-06-28

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The city gets high marks for low taxes, and the ease of regulations to launch start-ups....
16:13 2019-05-21

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
18:13 2019-06-28

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
19:26 2019-06-18

Nearly 40 percent of Generation Z are sexting: study Start spreading the nudes! When it comes to sending intimate photos, Gen Z is leading the charge, with nearly 40 percent of youngsters ages 18 to 22 sending off a naked pic of themselves. The salacious stat comes from the ninth annual “Singles in America” study conducted by Match — corporate parent ...
21:13 2019-07-31

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
19:52 2019-08-14

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, behavioral neurologists are revealing the primal instinct driving our bias for beauty. A new study, led by scientists at Penn Medicine, seeks to understa...
17:39 2019-05-31

Study reveals why we’re more social in the summer Have you ever canceled plans because you were binging a show? More than one in 10 Americans have, according to new research. A study examining the intricacies of the social lives of 2,000 people found many have been so engrossed in a show that they’ve bailed on plans in favor of further screen...
18:13 2019-05-31

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
18:13 2019-07-03

This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 New car sales are slowing down and due to the rising average cost of a brand new model, more buyers are pivoting to the preowned market. It’s no secret that letting someone else take the depreciation can result in a better value for your dollar, but a new study from iSeeCars examines which models ca...
01:26 2019-06-14

Poultry Could Be As Bad As Red Meat For Cholesterol: Study The findings, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, revealed that restricting consumption of meat altogether, whether red or white, is more advisable for lowering blood cholesterol......
15:13 2019-06-05

EV Credits Mostly Go Towards Rich People Who Would Buy EVs Anyway: Study Most beneficiaries of the federal government’s electric vehicle tax credit would have bought an electric vehicle anyways even if they didn’t receive a subsidy, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research....
18:13 2019-06-04

Coffee May Not Be As Bad For Heart As Perceived: Study Multiple studies have shown that drinking coffee may make arteries stiffer, but according to a latest study, coffee may not be as bad as previously thought....
14:39 2019-06-03

Want to live longer? Drink alcohol, new study says Drinking alcohol at an advanced age might actually increase longevity, a recent study of nearly 8,000 men and women aged 78 to 88 found.       ...
00:13 2019-07-14

Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease: study Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment from developing Alzheimer’s. The small pilot study explored how meditation can serve as an alternative to dr...
14:26 2019-08-19

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
23:13 2019-05-31

Vacations are literally good for your heart: study This good news should travel fast. People who take more vacations have a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers at Syracuse University interviewed more than 60 subjects about their vacation habits in the prior year. They also evaluated whether the subjects had metabolic s...
00:52 2019-06-22

Digital assistants! More than half of Americans now own one, according to study Digital assistants are taking over, and now a study is proving just that! Buzz 60's Lenneia Batiste has more.       ...
04:52 2019-08-08

UK shale gas reserves may be fraction of what is claimed – study University of Nottingham says new techniques give lower estimate than in 2013 reportThe UK’s underground shale gas reserves may deliver only a fraction of the gas promised by fracking firms and government ministers, according to a study.Research by the University of Nottingham found that early estim...
20:39 2019-08-20

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in 2018, up from 37.2 years in 2010. More than four out of every five counties across the country were...
05:39 2019-06-21

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now seen as equally intelligent to men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
22:39 2019-07-18

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Average millennial has net worth of $8,000, study shows They are doing far worse than generations before them, with student loans, rising rents and higher health care costs pushing the average net worth below the number....
03:39 2019-06-01

Mars may have hosted life before Earth: study A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth. The Red Planet may have been ripe for life as early as 4.48 billion years ago, after “life-inhibiting meteorites stopped striking the planet,” according to the study. An...
18:39 2019-06-27

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
19:52 2019-05-23

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 million copies since its release in 2011. Claims that i...
21:52 2019-07-12

Tiny houses have big environmental impacts: study Tiny houses are annoyingly cute and wonderfully impractical. They’re also good for you — and everyone else. Tiny house dwellers slashed their energy consumption by nearly half after downsizing, according to a new study by environmental design researcher Maria Saxton. In her doctoral thesis, Sa...
16:13 2019-08-08

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
18:52 2019-06-04

Sit. Study. Fetch a bachelor’s degree in dog training. COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) — The State University of New York at Cobleskill is launching a new four-year program in “canine training and management” amid a surge in demand for specially trained dogs to detect threats and assist veterans in the wake of 9/11. While several institutions hand out...
19:00 2019-05-27

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car sales database to come up with a ranked list of v...
14:33 2019-05-21

Subaru WRX Owners Are Getting All Of The Speeding Tickets: Study When it comes to cars, there are a few known stereotypes. Mustangs crash. Alfas break. Alfa purists defend the breaks. Camrys get dents. Big diesel trucks fart out black plumes of exhaust when they see Priuses. WRX bros will hoon in the face of anything—including, but not limited to, imminent traffi...
23:39 2019-08-07

Study: Hypertension in middle-age may lead to dementia People between age 54 and 63 with blood pressure readings above 140/90 Hg, and saw their readings drop below 90/60 Hg later in life, have an increased risk of dementia, according to a study published Tuesday....
19:26 2019-08-13

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
15:26 2019-05-21

This kind of bath could give you the best sleep ever: study While many so-called mature adults opt for showers — a good soak might be better for you. Just ask researchers at the University of Texas, who say taking a warm, well-timed bath before bedtime improves sleep in those with nighttime troubles. Published in the journal Sleep Medicine Reviews, multi-st...
22:52 2019-07-22

The Milky Way is shaped like a Pringle, study shows Looks like we live in a giant Pringle. According to a new 3D model of the Milky Way, our galaxy is warped and shaped like the popular brand of potato chip. “I’d say that it is shaped like a Pringle,” Radek Poleski, an astronomer at Ohio State University who helped to create the new map,......
02:00 2019-08-06

Fast walkers may live longer, study says People whose body weight range from underweight to obese have a longer life expectancy if they walk more briskly compared to those in the same weight category who don't....
15:26 2019-05-21

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
17:26 2019-06-06

Da Vinci may have had ADHD, startling study claims Perhaps the most famous painter, inventor and sculptor ever, Leonardo da Vinci's name resonates in the annals of history. But a new study suggests that the quintessential Renaissance Man may have had trouble finishing some of his projects more than 500 years ago because of a disability that has beco...
04:00 2019-05-25

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. Researchers say they have new ways to avoid these unnecessary uses....
02:39 2019-06-20

Another Study Finds Our Galaxy Is ‘Warped and Twisted’ A team of Polish astronomers has created the most accurate three-dimensional map of the Milky Way to date, revealing surprising distortions and irregularities along the galactic disk.Read more......
23:00 2019-08-01

GOES-17 Mishap Investigation Board Study Completed A Mishap Investigation Board appointed by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has identified the most likely cause for an instrument issue aboard NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-17 satellite that launched March 1, 2018 from Cape Canaver...
23:13 2019-08-01

Turtle Embryos May Be Able to Choose Their Own Sex, Study Finds New research suggests that turtle embryos influence their own biological sex by moving around inside their egg before they hatch, according to a new study.Read more......
23:00 2019-08-01

Chimps more sociable after watching movies together – study Evolutionary roots of bonding through shared activity may be deeper than was thoughtChimpanzees enjoy watching movies together, scientists have discovered, in research that suggests social bonding through shared experience has deep evolutionary roots.It is widely known that humans can bond over grou...
04:39 2019-07-17

A third of women only date men because of the free food: study The results are in: she only wanted to try that hot new restaurant. A new study published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that a quarter to a third of heterosexual women have gone on a date with a guy they weren’t interested in — just for a free meal.......
00:52 2019-06-22

How to stop seagulls from stealing your fries, according to new study Had your beachside meal ruined by a scavenging seagull? University of Exeter researchers found that doing this will keep them in check.        ...
21:13 2019-08-07

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though. Dartmouth College......
20:52 2019-06-23

Study confirms that, yes, a nuclear war between the US and Russia would be the end of days It might sound silly to think that a nuclear war between the United States and Russia would be anything but the apocalypse, but for scientists studying climate and atmosphere, the changes such a conflict could bring to our planet are a worthy subject of study. Now, a new paper published in the Journ...
09:00 2019-08-20

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that marijuana users were more likely to administer all...
01:52 2019-07-18

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such images the same way regardless of biological sex.Th...
22:52 2019-07-15

US billionaire donates $189 million to study ethics of AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies....
20:52 2019-06-19

Sit. Study. Fetch a bachelor's degree in dog training. The State University of New York at Cobleskill is launching a new four-year program in "canine training and management" amid a surge in demand for specially trained dogs to detect threats and assist veterans in the wake of 9/11....
22:13 2019-05-27

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating brain cell circuits — and uncovering neurological problems, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction and depression, a new study finds. A t...
23:52 2019-08-06

Men avoid reusable shopping bags to not look gay: study Men may be more likely to snub mother nature by refusing to carry reusable shopping bags — because they don’t want to appear feminine or gay, according to a new study. Penn State University researchers found that people tend to view the act of schlepping groceries in a tote bag — instead of plastic ...
23:52 2019-08-06

More than £1bn of food wasted before reaching supermarkets – study Wrap report finds 3.6m tonnes of food is thrown away or fed to animals each year in the UKMore than £1bn of food destined for UK supermarkets is thrown away or fed to animals before it leaves farms every year, according to a study highlighting the scale of the country’s waste problem.Crops rejected ...
08:00 2019-07-25

Antarctic Sea Ice In Dizzying Decline Since 2014: Study After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica's sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years and now stands at a record low, according to a study published......
14:00 2019-07-02

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
02:39 2019-06-12

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought: study The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on its whereabouts. A study entitled “A Limited Habitab...
23:52 2019-06-11

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to......
03:26 2019-06-21

University of Dayton gets $28.5M contract for F-15 sustainment study The University of Dayton Research Institute was awarded a $28.5 million contract for sustainment studies on the F-15 fighter plane, the Pentagon announced....
19:26 2019-07-05

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
18:26 2019-06-13

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from the American Heart Association. Adults with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or a clinically broken heart for those more romantically (and less scientificall...
01:00 2019-07-20

Cutting back on fatty foods might be bad for you: study You might want to rethink that low-fat diet. A new report in the medical journal BMJ suggests current dietary recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) — which suggest limiting saturated fat intake — might actually hurt your health. The controversy here centers on saturated fat, or th...
23:13 2019-07-05

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought, study says The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on their whereabouts....
15:39 2019-06-11

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
12:26 2019-06-11

Study: Millennials are increasingly pessimistic about their lives A new study has found one scary truth about Millennials: they are increasingly pessimistic about their lives. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

Fruit juices are just as bad for you as sugary soda: study Blame it on the juice. Even fancy cold-pressed juices may be just as deadly as sodas, according to a new study published this week in the journal JAMA. Researchers already knew drinking sugary beverages was associated with health issues like tooth decay, weight gain, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver dis...
22:26 2019-05-21

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
14:52 2019-08-13

Your terrible diet could be ruining your brain: study The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 calories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and soft drink — compared to what they were......
19:00 2019-06-13

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
02:00 2019-07-02

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the United States and abroad. The concept of satellite-ba...
19:26 2019-06-14

Plastic is 'raining' on the Rocky Mountains, study says Plastic pollution has become an issue for the entire planet, affecting the global economy, marine life and posing health risks for us and our children. But a new study notes that plastic is actually "raining" down on the Rocky Mountains, having made its way to some of the most remote parts of the co...
15:52 2019-08-14

'Anonymised' data can never be totally anonymous, says study Findings say it is impossible for researchers to fully protect real identities in datasets “Anonymised” data lies at the core of everything from modern medical research to personalised recommendations and modern AI techniques. Unfortunately, according to a paper, successfully anonymising data is pra...
23:39 2019-07-23

HIV completely removed from mice in groundbreaking study In a world first, scientists in the US were able to completely remove HIV from a living animal using gene editing. The research is a major milestone, giving hope that a cure could be on the horizon....
11:52 2019-07-04

Study introduces 'the Big Bang Theory of migraine' A new study finds a link between migraine and signs of early puberty. The scientists suspect that estrogen plays a key role in how migraine originates....
04:39 2019-07-23

People more likely to first experiment with drugs during summer: study The temperature isn’t the only thing getting high this summer. People are much more likely to try drugs for the first time in the summer than any other time of year, according to a study by New York University scientists published Tuesday. The most noticeable trend came with LSD, with 34 perce...
01:52 2019-07-24

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, according to research published Monday....
08:00 2019-06-12

Walking fast can add up to 15 years to your life: study According to a study published last month in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, people who walk fast can add, on average, up to 15 to 20 years to their lives....
01:52 2019-07-05

Sleeping with the TV on is linked to weight gain, study says There are plenty of things that we all know can affect our weight. Cramming heaps of calorie-dense processed foods is a big no-no if you’re trying to get trim, and ensuring you’re getting plenty of exercise will help you keep the pounds off. Simple, right? Well, a new study published in ...
07:00 2019-06-11

New study sounds the alarm over artificial sweeteners Not such a sweet deal. Experts from the University of Sussex are sounding the alarm over aspartame, an artificial sweetener used in everything from diet soda to chewing gum. In the US, it is commonly sold under brand names including NutraSweet. A new academic paper from professors Erik Millstone and...
17:26 2019-07-20

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
19:00 2019-07-24

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer workspace than men for reasons both biological and s...
02:01 2019-05-23

Bonobo monkey moms really want grandkids too: study Step aside, “Tiger Moms” — these mothers aren’t monkeying around when it comes to getting grandchildren. Maternal bonobos — or pygmy chimpanzees — are aggressive matchmakers who use “social clout” to help their male offspring hookup with fertile sex partners, according ...
19:00 2019-05-21

Study says women are underrepresented in top animation jobs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a new study says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors. The study released Monday by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the nonprofit advocacy group Women in Animation says that in th...
11:52 2019-06-10

Teens under ‘abusive’ pressure to get pregnant: study Teen girls are dealing with a type of relationship abuse that could have long term consequences: their partners are putting enormous pressure on them to get pregnant. A new study found that nearly one in eight girls between the ages of 14 and 19 experienced recent “reproductive coercion,”...
04:26 2019-08-09

Goats can distinguish emotions from each other's calls – study Animals can distinguish between happy and sad calls and have different reactionsThey are known for gobbling socks from washing lines and for their fearsome headbutting capabilities but the rich emotional life of goats may have been underestimated.Scientists have found that goats are able to distingu...
07:13 2019-07-10

How old are your organs? New study offers complicated answers Your age is something that you’re not likely to ever forget, but how long you’ve been alive doesn’t necessarily reflect the true age of certain parts of your body. Our bodies regularly recycle cells and produce new ones, but certain types of cells play by different rules, and a new...
06:13 2019-06-08

100 million apple bacteria actually keep the doctor away: study Here’s a reason to splurge on organic. An apple not treated with pesticides contains more than 100 million diverse bacteria could make them better for our health than conventional apples, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology. These millions of micro...
20:52 2019-07-24

Amazon, Flipkart Said to Be Unlikely to Fully Participate in CCI Study Amazon and Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets....
17:13 2019-05-28

Three Cups Of Coffee A Day May Trigger Migraine: Study If you have been chugging down several cups of coffee lately and complain of headache at the same time, you may blame your beloved drink for the same....
19:26 2019-08-08

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian diet. T...
21:52 2019-06-28

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of Medicine is kick-starting a study on the potentially brain-damaging long-term effects of repeated headers in women’s soccer — using retired former star...
22:00 2019-06-28

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter of the world's youngsters are still denied a safe childhood....
03:13 2019-05-29

Cockatoo choreographed his own dance moves: study Cawing all dancers! A cockatoo named Snowball was able to choreograph 14 fly dance moves on his own — including headbanging, and even Vogueing — showing that spontaneously moving to music isn’t unique to humans, a study published Monday found. The prancing parrot rose to YouTube fa...
02:13 2019-07-09

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our planet from ancient comets, millions of years ago....
23:26 2019-05-28

Kids overeat when given more options, study shows The larger the quantities and wider the arrays of snack food options offered to children, the more likely they are to overeat, according to new research out of Australia....
00:00 2019-07-20

Queens is home to the most ‘sugar daddies’ in NYC: study Hot young folks seeking rich older guys to spoil them rotten should skip Billionaires’ Row in Manhattan and head to Queens, according to a new study. The outer borough is home to the most “sugar daddies” in the city — with 1,308 of the wealthy gents dwelling there, according to a n...
00:26 2019-06-11

Teens who abuse opioids likely to use heroin, study says More than 13 percent of young people who currently use prescription opioids to get high, and nearly 11 percent of who stopped using them to get high, moved on to heroin after graduation....
05:01 2019-07-09

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and now father of two, who lives in Scotch Plains, NJ, tells The Post. The 2013 birth triggered “what can...
23:52 2019-05-22

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
16:26 2019-06-01

Canned laughter makes ‘dad jokes’ funnier: study Don’t scoff at laugh tracks: they work. According to a report published Monday in the journal Current Biology, having recorded laughter play while corny “dad jokes” are told makes people find them funnier. Spontaneous laughter, researchers found, is more effective than posed laught...
21:39 2019-07-23

Chicken and steak have similar affect on cholesterol: study Experts have long studied the risks of red meat, thought to increase the risk of heart disease and cancer. But a new study finds that consuming white meat — specifically poultry — affects blood cholesterol levels in about the same way that red meat does. The findings appear this week in ...
20:39 2019-06-04

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for driving, with fewer delays, quieter roads and chea...
14:52 2019-05-31

CRISPR-Cas9 babies likely to die earlier, Berkeley study says Last year, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shocked the scientific community. He had artificially conceived genetically manipulated children. Now a study confirms: They have a significantly shorter life expectancy....
17:39 2019-06-03

Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day won’t hurt your heart, study says Wake up and smell the coffee — and keep drinking all day. Guzzling coffee, even as much as 25 cups a day, appears to be safe for your heart, according to new research published Monday that dismisses previous warnings that a cup of joe could stiffen arteries. Researchers from Queen Mary Univers...
21:52 2019-06-03

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically being larger than females. This is true in humans...
21:26 2019-07-18

Porsche tops J.D. Power study of most appealing new vehicles Ram was the most improved brand and ranked highest in the mass-market segment while Ford Motor Co.'s brands received five model-level awards in the annual study of new-vehicle appeal....
17:13 2019-07-24

States with more gun-owners have more murders in the home new study shows A new study shows states with more gun owners have higher numbers of partners and family members killing each other in the home. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
16:26 2019-07-22

The Milky Way swallowed another galaxy billions of years ago, study says A new study suggests that the Milky Way slammed into a smaller “dwarf” galaxy long ago, swallowing up a huge amount of mass and using it as fuel to churn out new stars for billions of years afterward....
19:00 2019-07-24

Use These Flashcard Apps to Make Your Study Session Less Analog Flashcards are a favorite study method, allowing you to learn large amounts of material, then weed out the parts you already know. But writing out hundreds of index cards and then bringing them around with you is a pain. Fortunately, like many other aspects of life, there are apps that allow you to ...
21:39 2019-07-22

Patrice Bergeron, Ryan O'Reilly are a study in contrasts Both are Selke finalists. But the Bruins center is the player everyone wants to be, while the Blues pivot is a player finally figuring out who he is....
15:00 2019-06-03

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
21:39 2019-07-18

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’ CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. The law that is often called “Obamacare” let states expand Medica...
18:39 2019-06-02

Equifax to Study Alternatives to Social Security Numbers The company agreed to revamp its cybersecurity practices and fund a study to explore how U.S. consumers could be identified, as part of a settlement with state prosecutors over its 2017 data breach....
17:00 2019-07-24

Global Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Previously Predicted, According to New Study Global sea levels could rise by almost 6ft by 2100 – twice as much as had previously been predicted – threatening major cities and displacing hundreds of millions of people, a study published Monday warned. The upper limit for sea level rise by 2100 has previously been estimated between...
23:26 2019-05-21

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an increasingly common horn-like growth at the base of t...
03:52 2019-06-21

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that the more time users spend on Facebook, the worse the...
02:26 2019-06-28

USWNT alums Akers, Chastain part of CTE study Ten former elite women's soccer players, including USWNT icons Michelle Akers and Brandi Chastain, have signed on to take part in a first-of-its kind study on the long-term effects of head impacts in high-level women's soccer....
21:26 2019-06-28

Study reveals ISP-supplied broadband modems under-performing The NBN is pushing to make 50Mbps download speeds (and 20Mbps upload) the norm in Australia, but many customers are opting for the 100Mbps speed tier when they sign up for a new connection. However, if you find you aren’t able to get those speeds, it may be the fault of your broadband modem.A...
13:26 2019-07-05

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14% in 2016 — the latest data available — from 16% in 2010, the Centers for ...
03:52 2019-06-21

High Salt Intake May Up Chances Of Bloating: Study Bloating is a condition characterised by build-up of excess gas in the gut.The production of gas can be attributed to gas-producing gut bacteria breaking down fibre....
14:26 2019-07-01

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-publicized aspect of the study is the finding that...
01:13 2019-06-15

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Young women who watch a lot of porn less likely to enjoy sex: study Young women who watch a lot of pornography are more likely to feel insecure during sex — and enjoy it less as a result — suggests a new study. Researchers found that college-age straight women today are more likely to watch porn than their predecessor. But they are also more likely to ha...
00:00 2019-06-15

Second-hand harm from alcohol ‘extremely prevalent’ according to new study The study found that women were more likely to be harmed by a spouse, partner or family member, while men were more likely to be harmed by a stranger....
23:00 2019-07-01

New study breaks down how much traffic tickets can raise car insurance TUCSON- As the fourth of July weekend approaches, law enforcement plans to crack down on dangerous driving. A new report out by The Zebra shows how 26 common traffic tickets can raise car insurance. A single traffic ticket can raise car insurance costs by about 82 percent, according to the report. S...
00:52 2019-07-02

Climate change added 7F to Europe’s heatwave: study “Climate change is no longer an abstract increase in global mean temperature, but a difference you can feel when you step outside in a heatwave,” said Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Senior Researcher at the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute....
23:26 2019-07-02

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out Thursday suggests these waves of misery and death a...
00:13 2019-06-14

Switch up your protein sources to live longer, study says Studies focusing on potential links between consumption of red meat and overall life expectancy have long suggested that eating a lot of red meat — especially if it’s been processed — may increase overall mortality. Consumption of processed red meat has been implicated in the rise ...
23:13 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup on course for record-breaking turnout: study More than 1.5 million supporters are expected to attend matches at the World Cup in France as the tournament is poised to set a new benchmark for the rising popularity of the women's game, according to a study published on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death ratesGovernment action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has shown, with early deaths linked to dirty air in the UK falling by half between 1970 and 2010.But toxic air remains the number one environmental health h...
23:13 2019-06-27

DNA Study Suggests Early Neanderthals Had Europe As Their Homebase The Neanderthal story began around 430,000 years ago and (mostly) ended with their demise about 40,000 years ago. They left their mark in Europe and central Asia and on the genes of many people today, and over the years scientists have accumulated a good deal of knowledge about Neanderthals.  ...
22:39 2019-06-27

Study: Social robots can benefit hospitalized children A new study demonstrates, for the first time, that “social robots” used in support sessions held in pediatric units at hospitals can lead to more positive emotions in sick children. Many hospitals host interventions in pediatric units, where child life specialists will provide clinical interventi...
20:39 2019-06-27

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
04:52 2019-06-21

Billionaire donates $189M to study artificial intelligence LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and its vast potential to change society as we know it....
23:26 2019-06-20

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performing everyday activities, according to new research published Thursday....
22:00 2019-06-20

New study takes a bird’s-eye view of the Nasca Lines Enlarge (credit: Masaki Eda) At first glance, one of the most famous figures of Peru's Nasca Lines looks like a fairly generic hummingbird. But the details of the drawing—and those of several other ancient drawings, paintings, and sculptures of animals and plants around the world—reveal a lot of i...
06:26 2019-06-21

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained and highly skilled, but a new study suggests that the level of professionalism a surgeon exhibits w...
08:00 2019-06-21

Drivers may overestimate Tesla Autopilot because of its name, study suggests Tesla's Autopilot system might have a catchy name, but it may send the wrong message to drivers, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A survey the non-profit organization conducted revealed that a lot of people don't fu......
15:00 2019-06-21

A new government study shows pot use in pregnant women has increased NBC — More women are smoking marijuana while pregnant. Government researchers analyzed data from over 467,000 women who were between the ages of 12 and 44. Overall, 7% of the women said they smoked marijuana while pregnant in 2017. That is an increase of just over 3% in 2002. And the women who...
12:26 2019-06-20

Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century: study Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across Asia, according to a study published on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-20

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data ranked Santa Cruz, San J...
01:39 2019-06-20

Statins could cut heart risk for many more Britons, study suggests DNA tests might identify ‘invisible population’ who are not currently seen as in dangerHundreds of thousands more adults in the UK could benefit from taking statins because their genes put them at high risk of heart disease, research suggests.Speaking on Wednesday at the UK Biobank conference in Lon...
13:52 2019-06-19

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed expectations.” International researchers looked at 65 studies involving more than 60 million people across 14 countries who received the HPV vaccine, NBC ...
18:39 2019-06-27

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white residents are, according to a new analysis from the Union ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advocating for environmentally-friendly changes in their...
01:00 2019-06-19

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
20:26 2019-06-27

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Study: MRI, ultrasound more accurate in locating prostate cancer Using a combination of ultrasound and MRI to guide biopsies to screen for prostate cancer was as much as 33 percent more effective than one method alone, according to a new study....
01:52 2019-06-13

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
03:13 2019-07-11

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
10:39 2019-07-11

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, according to a new paper which contains the first reconstructions of extinct aquatic species from the anci...
13:52 2019-07-12

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

1 In 5 Boys Married Off Before Turning 15, Shows UNICEF Study According to the data, the Central African Republic has the highest prevalence of child marriage among males (28 per cent), followed by Nicaragua (19 per cent) and Madagascar (13 per cent)....
11:52 2019-06-08

5G and sports: Study reveals younger audiences will pay more for a better experience 5G is expected to produce better outcomes when it comes to streaming. Learn about a new study that reveals younger audiences will pay more when it comes to streaming sports....
21:00 2019-07-15

Apple and Huawei make the toughest phones, says study It may not come as a surprise that Apple makes quality phones that rarely need to be repaired - after all, it makes the most expensive phones on average - but putting Huawei high up on that list is pretty telling, too. Research firm Harris Interactive followed 130050 after-sale interventions from th...
12:13 2019-06-07

Verizon has the fastest and best mobile network, study shows Verizon wears crown for having fastest and most reliable mobile network, a study shows. Meanwhile, Verizon delivered the fastest downloads in Dayton.       ...
07:39 2019-07-16

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were accidental shootings. All of the victims were under the age of 21. The study found something else: a r...
11:26 2019-07-16

Study: Seniors talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Rochester found that older adults talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

Takeda scraps late-stage amyloidosis study Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would discontinue a late-stage study testing its experimental treatment for amyloidosis, as it did not meet the first of two main goals....
12:13 2019-06-06

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
02:26 2019-07-17

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
23:26 2019-07-17

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution.The true number is likely...
14:52 2019-06-05

Kratom Linked to Serious Side Effects and Deaths in New Study The herbal remedy kratom, often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more bad publicity. This week, scientists published yet more research showing that the plant is linked to reported dangerous side effects like seizures and deaths. Some people also app...
23:39 2019-07-10

Teens sexting is part of ‘healthy exploration’: study Parents just don’t understand: Sexting, like sex, is just part of growing up. So declares a new study that finds teen sexting doesn’t deserve the bad rap it’s getting on HBO’s button-pushing “Euphoria.” Sending nude pics can actually be “indicative of health...
01:39 2019-07-10

A Study on Twins Offers Proof That We All Need Personalized Diets Though they’re not without critics, the U.S. federal dietary guidelines have for years aimed to give all Americans a blueprint for good nutrition. But new research says this kind of one-size-fits-all approach may not cut it. Different people, even identical twins (who have nearly the exact sam...
15:13 2019-06-10

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, the research team suggests that the area of pre...
23:39 2019-06-12

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
20:39 2019-07-04

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other half. They say central American convict cichlids b...
10:39 2019-06-12

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the Google Play Store at any time. Instead, Facebook ...
05:00 2019-06-12

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
09:13 2019-07-05

Pregnant women are basically endurance athletes: study Cranky pregnant moms, prepare for vindication. Researchers studying the limits of human endurance have determined that the physical intensity of pregnancy is basically like running a 40-week marathon. “Every mother who has gone through a pregnancy has experienced that effort themselves,”...
22:52 2019-06-11

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
22:39 2019-06-11

Waking up early can make you happier and healthier: study Late sleepers can reset their internal body clocks to bounce out of bed earlier with a few practical life hacks — which can indeed make them healthy, wealthy and wise. In fact, new international research being published in the journal Sleep Medicine found that making four lifestyle changes each day ...
19:52 2019-06-11

Women are underrepresented in top animation jobs, new study shows Women make up about half of all executives in animation but few have leadership roles in the movie industry.        ...
05:13 2019-06-11

New JAMA study shows legalizing pot might discourage teen use In states that legalized recreational use, the number of teens who said they smoked pot in the previous 30 days dropped 8% while those who used it ten or more times fell by 9%, researchers found....
17:39 2019-07-08

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a team at the National Institutes of Health is the ...
22:39 2019-06-10

China's war on pollution could boost solar power - study China's efforts to reduce chronic air pollution could increase its ability to generate solar power by up to 13% by allowing more sunlight to reach the earth, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
04:26 2019-07-09

Cut the fat: The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers, study shows The latest data shows obesity rates dropped to about 14% in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, down from 16% in 2010.        ...
07:52 2019-06-19

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
16:13 2019-07-09

Homelessness rises 12% in Los Angeles County, study finds LOS ANGELES — The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials said Tuesday. The majority of the homeless were found within the city of Los Angeles, which saw a 16%...
06:39 2019-06-05

Dodge models top list of most-stolen vehicles, study says Nearly all the top 20 most-stolen models and variants have large engines or are luxury vehicles or pickups, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute....
12:39 2019-08-01

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specific air pollutants, suggests that just breathing th...
12:39 2019-08-16

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
21:26 2019-08-02

Electric scooters aren't as eco-friendly as they seem, study finds Materials used in manufacturing and companies’ efforts to collect and charge scooters create significant greenhouse gas emissionsAt first glance, the assertion that dockless electric scooters are more environmentally friendly than other modes of transportation seems sound. They don’t emit greenhouse...
10:26 2019-08-03

Insomnia sufferers can benefit from therapy, new study shows Authors call for cognitive behavioural therapy to be offered through GPsForget counting sheep and drinking warm milk, an effective way to tackle chronic insomnia is cognitive behavioural therapy, researchers have confirmed.The authors of a new study say that although the therapy is effective, it is ...
21:13 2019-07-31

Eating Dark Chocolate May Help Reduce Depression: Study Eating dark chocolate may help alleviate depression and relieve symptoms. The study looked at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders....
10:26 2019-08-05

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
01:00 2019-08-15

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdown, according to a study.Between 3,150 and 8,500 seabirds died over a four-month period from October ...
22:26 2019-05-29

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet....
22:39 2019-08-14

New Study On Weekly, Monthly S&P 500 PutWrite Indexes Released CHICAGO, IL -- January 27, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines both the monthly CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUTSM Index) and the CBOE S&P 500 One-Week PutWrite Index (WPUTSM Index), comparing their performances with that of tr...
23:26 2019-05-21

Study suggests that e-scooter fleets aren’t as green as they seem Love them or hate them, e-scooters are an increasingly common sight in cities around the world. Even New York City, a long-time holdout against shared electric scooter programs, looks set to legalize them soon. Scooter companies like to claim their p......
15:52 2019-08-05

Few veterans use weight loss medicine despite great need, study says Fewer than 1 percent of veterans who need of weight loss management medication actually use them, despite the growing weight problem among that group....
15:26 2019-05-21

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded terms have piled up since the mid-19th century.But ...
01:13 2019-08-06

Study furthers radically new view of gene control In recent years, MIT scientists have developed a new model for how key genes are controlled that suggests the cellular machinery that transcribes DNA into RNA forms specialized droplets called condensates. These droplets occur only at certain sites on the genome, helping to determine which genes are...
21:00 2019-08-08

Pediatrician intervention may help parents quit smoking, study says Parents who smoke put their children and others around them at risk for bronchitis, pneumonia and a variety of other ailments. A smoking cessation program has shown some success in helping them quit, researchers report....
05:39 2019-08-13

Study: Selfie-takers viewed as self-absorbed, less successful People who post more selfies than posed photographs to their social media accounts tend to be viewed more negatively by others, a new study said Tuesday....
20:13 2019-08-20

Bowel preparation not needed before colon surgery, study says Researchers have found there is no difference in post-surgical infection rates when a patient performs pre-surgical bowel preparation compared to when they don't....
15:13 2019-08-10

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music tend to be more intelligent. Study author Elena Race...
00:13 2019-05-23

New study says processed foods make us crave more calories What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, and constantly-shifting nutritional guidelines aren&...
15:13 2019-05-21

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines suggests that hunter-gatherers get about 10 hours more leisure time per week than their farming counterpar...
19:00 2019-05-21

Hackers could use self-driving cars to cause mayhem, study warns In their simulations, the researchers discovered the tipping point at which the number of stalled cars totally halts traffic for a large population. In one test, the team froze traffic in all of Manhattan....
21:13 2019-07-31

Having Plenty Of Curd Daily May Help Reduce Anxiety: Study According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving brain function...
19:52 2019-05-22

Study of Ceramics Provides New Thinking on Origins of First Peruvian Empire The Andean nation of Peru has been the home of many important pre-Columbian societies. But their origins and development still holds many questions. ...
19:26 2019-05-22

Coral reefs rapidly die from marine heatwaves — study Scientists have published new findings on the impact of global warming on the world's coral reefs. They found that severe marine heatwaves can completely destroy coral and threaten other marine species....
13:39 2019-08-09

This common mineral may damage teen brains: study This micro mineral could be doing macro damage. Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine have found that childhood exposure to the mineral manganese can potentially impact their motor control and brain function — specifically, memory. Manganese is a trace element which natur...
06:13 2019-08-15

Stress May Dampen Eating Desire, Study Reveals The team of scientists involved in the study discovered a neuro-circuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat....
13:52 2019-08-20

Sea Levels Likely To Witness 2-Metre Rise By 2100, Says Study Global sea levels could rise by two metres and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....
19:13 2019-05-21

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enough is known about firearm-related injuries and deaths to prevent them....
23:26 2019-08-01

Outside of Tesla, future EV sales in U.S. may be thin for most brands: study U.S. demand for electric vehicles, including hybrids, could rise to 1.28 million by 2026, a new study projected on Wednesday, but most brands will struggle to make money on the new models....
20:26 2019-05-29

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruption there....
17:13 2019-05-21

Tiger sharks feast on songbirds, study shows Tiger sharks are among the most dangerous shark species for us humans. A new study shows that songbirds are far more likely to fall victim to the predators....
23:00 2019-05-21

Analysis: A new study shows women are more productive when it’s warmer A new study shows women tend to perform better on certain skills when the temperature is a little warmer. But men tend to perform better when the temperature is a bit cooler....
06:52 2019-05-25

Despite fashion's living wage pledges, low pay still a reality, study says Report finds brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the University of Sheffield said that, despite ambitious publi...
14:52 2019-05-30

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is particularly interested in travel cards with lucrative sign-up bonuses and experiential perks. Interest...
09:52 2019-06-06

Air pollution may have killed 30K Americans in a single year: study Air pollution has been linked to more than 30,000 deaths in the United States in a single year — with low income areas the hardest hit, a new study suggests. The research from the Imperial College London estimates particle pollution emitted by cars and power plants may have been responsible for 30,3...
01:52 2019-07-25

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
17:00 2019-08-08

Bullying increases chances of adult obesity, study says We know that adolescent bullying can have long-lasting effects on a child psychologically, but a new study in the journal Pediatric Obesity reveals that it can also negatively impact their health in the long run. Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), along ...
23:52 2019-05-30

Octopuses may go blind from climate change, study warns Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness....
15:26 2019-05-21

Behavioral Ad Targeting Not Paying Off for Publishers, Study Suggests In one of the first empirical studies of the impacts of behaviorally targeted advertising on online publishers’ revenue, researchers at three universities suggest publishers only get about 4% more revenue for an ad impression that has a cookie enabled than for one that doesn’t....
19:00 2019-05-30

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the trend is growing across all age groups. Now, a new st...
20:39 2019-05-30

Moon and Mercury may have thick deposits of ice, study suggests It's been known for some time that there are ice deposits on Mercury and the Moon, including frozen water found on the surface of the Moon last year. ...
17:39 2019-08-07

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class of pesticides that are p...
12:52 2019-08-07

Practice does not always make perfect, finds study of violinists Research undermines 10,000-hour rule as average players practice more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study of violinists found that merely good players practised as mu...
04:39 2019-08-21

USDA study advises against washing raw poultry, red meats Washing raw chicken before it's cooked is a common practice, but new federal research advised against it Tuesday -- saying it can lead to foodborne illnesses that are responsible for thousands of deaths each year....
21:26 2019-08-20

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class of pesticides that are p...
21:26 2019-08-06

Not all youth with psychiatric disorders need thyroid tests, study says Many health professionals recommend children with anxiety or depression get tested for thyroid disease. Now, researchers say those screenings need to be targeted to young people who meet certain criteria....
22:39 2019-08-06

Protective genes help dolphins survive certain ecosystems, study says Understanding what genes help dolphins survive can help conservationists know what potential threats may harm the animal's population, new research shows....
21:39 2019-05-24

Police Are a Leading Cause of Death for Young Men, Especially Those of Color, Study Finds For men, especially men of color, coming face to face with the police may be one of the most likely ways to die young, a new study out Monday finds. The study estimated that black men are twice as likely to be killed by police than men of other races. It also found that police use of force is one of...
03:26 2019-08-07

Best place location for solar panels is on farms, study finds According to the study, if just 1 percent of the world's farmland were converted to solar panels, the power generated would be enough to meet global electricity demands....
10:52 2019-08-09

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
21:39 2019-06-17

Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds Potential impacts of rise in vertical shear include longer, bumpier and dearer flightsThe climate crisis could be making transatlantic flights more bumpy, according to research into the impact of global heating on the jet stream.Jet streams are powerful currents of air at the altitudes which planes ...
17:26 2019-08-08

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering women’s brains work better at higher temperatures.Men, on the other hand, work better when the tempera...
04:00 2019-05-23

Dietary Supplements Offer Limited Benefits, May Even Harm You: Study A new study has now indicated that these supplements may do more harm than good. It says that typically dietary supplements offer no health benefits for heart, and could be even harmful....
15:52 2019-07-09

New study to examine feeding habits of Cape Cod great whites BOSTON (AP) — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans. Greg Skomal, a state marine biologist leading the effort, says the hope is to contribute critical info...
13:26 2019-06-19

Swatting a Fly Without Killing It May Cause It Pain for the Rest of Its Life, Study Finds Barely missing a fatal slap at a bothersome fly might be a headache for both of you, according to new research from scientists at the University of Sydney. They say they’ve found evidence that insects are capable of feeling chronic pain after an injury, much like we do. What’s more, studying why and...
21:52 2019-07-15

Study: Menthol cigarette smokers have harder time quitting Menthol cigarettes have been disproportionated marketed to black communities for decades, and the effects of that promotion had a lingering effect, new findings show....
22:39 2019-06-17

A record 768 million US vacation days went to waste last year, a study says Workers in the United States left a record number of vacation days on the table last year, equating to billions in lost benefits, according to research from the U.S. Travel Association, Oxford Economics and Ipsos....
00:13 2019-08-17

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
15:39 2019-05-21

Study: One-third of military personnel keep firearms safely stored at home Studies show that safely storing firearms can reduce risk for suicide, and more than 60 percent of military members who die by suicide use a gun while at home -- but a study suggests that most don't lock their guns up....
02:39 2019-08-17

Coral reefs rapidly die from marine heat waves — study Scientists have published new findings on the impact of global warming on the world's coral reefs. They found that severe marine heat waves can completely destroy coral and threaten other marine species....
20:00 2019-08-09

Upping caffeine intake could trigger migraines, study finds The next time you reach for an extra cup of coffee, think twice. A new study suggests that upping your caffeine intake throughout the day may trigger a migraine, especially if you’re already prone to headaches. ...
18:52 2019-08-09

Illegal Ozone-Depleting Gases Traced To China: Study Industries in northeastern China have spewed large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists said Wednesday....
00:26 2019-05-23

Grandparents now spoiling kids rotten with video screens: study Grandma and grandpa used to spoil kids with candy — now they spoil them with video screen time, according to a new study. Couch potato tots are getting away with murder at their grandparents’ house — where they spend half of the trip lazing around with a video device, according to a study publ...
21:39 2019-07-09

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
04:26 2019-08-09

MDMA treatment for alcoholism reduces relapse, study suggests Researchers say drug is safe and appears more effective than conventional treatmentsThe first study looking into the use of MDMA to treat alcohol addiction has shown the treatment is safe and early results show encouraging outcomes from the approach, scientists have said.Doctors in Bristol are testi...
14:26 2019-08-19

Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes in large study (Reuters Health) - If you're talking vitamin D and expecting it to lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes when you get older, it's time to lower your expectations....
04:00 2019-06-08

Why a woman started lactating from her vulva: rare case study If you ever struggled through breastfeeding, this story may put your troubles in perspective. A 29-year-old new mom from Austria was recently diagnosed with ectopic breast tissue of the vulva, meaning she had developed mammary glands in her external genitals. When the time came to feed her newborn —...
19:00 2019-06-13

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of vino. For the study, published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers ex...
22:26 2019-07-10

Study: Voter turnout for 2018 midterms on par with presidential elections More than 120 million Americans voted in the midterm elections last fall -- an increase of about 11 percent over the same mid-cycle vote four years earlier, federal statistics showed Thursday....
18:52 2019-06-27

Whole Foods is America's most expensive grocery chain, study finds Despite slashing prices since its Amazon acquisition, Whole Foods is still the most expensive grocer, according to a new set of data compiled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
17:39 2019-05-23

Google Made $4.7 Billion From the News Industry in 2018, Study Says Journalists create the content, and big tech companies are profiting off it, according to a new analysis. “We need to share the revenue,” a news publisher says....
23:00 2019-06-09

Scientists close to eliminating male embryos in mice: study Genetic researchers — and perhaps heroes to misandrists everywhere — have almost eliminated the need for a male embryo … in mice, at least. The reproductive study, published in the molecular biology journal EMBO Reports, resulted in a 95% reduction in the number of male babies born...
18:39 2019-07-11

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
21:13 2019-06-18

GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage trial, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-07-10

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car detects a moose charging out of the woods and alerts you to take the wheel. Once you look back at the road, how much time will you need to safely avoid th...
21:52 2019-08-07

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
07:13 2019-05-23

Britons choose staycations in new headache for tour operators: study More Britons will opt for staycations this year over heading for trips abroad, a study by Barclays showed on Thursday, in a possible new blow for struggling tour operators....
11:26 2019-05-23

Insomniacs may be at greater risk of heart failure, study finds People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of stroke and coronary artery diseasePeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomnia have ...
14:26 2019-08-19

Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
17:39 2019-07-14

GSK's Dovato meets primary goal in late-stage HIV study British Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc on Wednesday said its two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients for 48 weeks at similar levels as the patients' previous three-drug treatment....
08:52 2019-07-10

Cold office temperatures are hurting women’s productivity, study says Businesses are giving women the cold shoulder by blasting the building air conditioning, with a new study finding that frigid office temperatures lower a female's cognitive performance and productivity....
00:52 2019-05-24

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
13:52 2019-07-10

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
22:13 2019-07-13

Mars colonisation possible through sperm bank in space, study suggests Scientists find frozen sperm exposed to zero-g could go where no man has gone beforeAll-female astronaut crews could reproduce in space without the help of accompanying men, new research suggests.The study found that frozen samples of sperm exposed to microgravity retained similar characteristics to...
03:13 2019-06-24

Study: WNBA, NBA earn high grades in diversity hiring RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports leagues in racial and gender hiring practices. The annual report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida reported almost identical scores from last year. The...
22:13 2019-06-18

Provention Bio shares more than triple on diabetes prevention study results Shares of Provention Bio, a New Jersey-based drug company that went public last year, more than tripled Monday after the company's experimental medicine appeared to delay onset of type 1 diabetes in a clinical trial....
21:52 2019-06-10

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other racial groups look alike is rooted in the way human brains process what they see, researchers say.It has long been known that people find it easier to tel...
21:52 2019-07-01

Study Analyzes Performance of CBOE S&P 500 (SPX) Options-Selling Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- February 23, 2016-- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines six benchmark indexes that write Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPX) options, comparing their performances with those of traditional stock, bond and commodity...
23:26 2019-05-21

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV.But the study found a dramatically higher rate of HIV infection among women in southern...
17:13 2019-06-13

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wellbeing, new research shows, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health benefits of time spent in parks, woods or the bea...
15:26 2019-06-13

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to the annual "Cars Wars" study....
15:13 2019-06-13

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)....
00:39 2019-06-29

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.The ...
05:26 2019-06-13

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they have discovered that fish also pine for their partners, challenging the view that only humans form emotional attachments....
04:39 2019-06-13

Study: Heart failure, stroke risk higher for people with HIV The risk of heart failure is 3.2 times greater for people living with HIV compared to uninfected people, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association....
23:00 2019-07-03

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
02:13 2019-07-04

There Could Be a Chlamydia Vaccine In the Coming Years, A Promising New Study Suggests The first-ever human trial of a genital-chlamydia vaccine suggests that it is safe and effective, according to a new study published in the Lancet. U.S. sexually transmitted illness diagnoses have reached new highs for the past four years in a row, and chlamydia is responsible for the bulk of those ...
19:52 2019-08-13

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
05:13 2019-07-04

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
00:39 2019-06-13

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies and a lot of anecdotal stories, a number of state...
18:26 2019-06-13

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
19:00 2019-06-13

Study details the effects of water temperature on glacier calving New research has confirmed the primary driver of glacier calving, but analysis showed the effects of subsurface water temperatures aren't as influential as previously thought....
02:00 2019-07-02

Effects of ‘secondhand drinking’ hurt 53 million Americans: study Forget secondhand smoke. Now you have to worry about the secondhand drinking. One fifth of adults — or an estimated 53 million people in the United States — suffer from other people’s boozing annually, making this “a significant public health issue,” according to a new study published in...
03:39 2019-07-02

Climate change probably added 4C to Europe's June heatwave: study Man-made climate change probably made last month's European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.6 Fahrenheit), 4C (7F) hotter than it would otherwise have been, scientists said on Tuesday....
16:26 2019-07-02

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
14:39 2019-08-14

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, says a new study distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). It also increased vapi...
19:00 2019-07-02

Jalopnik This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 | io9 Updates From Stran Jalopnik This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 | io9 Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More | Kotaku Square Enix Doesn’t Know Where Some Of Its Old Games Are | Lifehacker How Do I Digitize and Share a Ton of Old Family Photos? | The Takeout There are 2 ...
17:26 2019-06-14

Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows According to a recent study, people experiencing poor sleep may be less able to lose unwanted weight, even when taking part in a weight loss program....
21:39 2019-07-02

Merck's Keytruda fails as monotherapy in breast cancer study Merck & Co Inc said on Monday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing the drug as a standalone treatment in patients with an aggressive type of breast cancer....
00:26 2019-05-22

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
04:13 2019-06-14

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies promote the vaccine as a way to prevent cervical and other cancers....
01:39 2019-07-03

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
17:26 2019-06-14

NASA Selects Proposals to Further Study the Fundamental Nature of Space NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in response to planetary atmospheres, radiation from the Sun, and interstellar particles....
06:39 2019-08-14

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Johns Hopkins University researchers released on Monday....
03:13 2019-07-02

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
06:26 2019-05-22

Walnuts May Offer Protective Benefits Against Ulcerative Colitis: Study A new study has indicated that consuming walnuts may offer protective benefits against ulcerative colitis, which is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)....
17:39 2019-08-13

NASA Twin Satellites to Study Signal Disruption From Space NASA is preparing to launch twin satellites this month that focus on how radio signals that pass through the Earth's upper atmosphere can be distorted....
17:52 2019-06-11

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to...
13:01 2019-05-22

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list is another method of intimidation being used by Ankara....
22:26 2019-07-07

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
14:00 2019-07-08

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
09:00 2019-06-11

Study: Most YouTube videos on climate change deny its existence Search for “climate change” on YouTube and before long you’ll likely find a video that denies it exists. In fact, when it comes to shaping the online conversation around climate change, a new study suggests that deniers and conspiracy theorists might hold an edge over those believing in science. Res...
19:26 2019-08-10

Childhood asthma cases decreased when LA cleaned up its air, study shows Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to sit in.....
21:13 2019-05-22

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
17:00 2019-07-08

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with female voices, though most offer the choice of swit...
21:26 2019-05-22