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Drinking alcohol is linked to reduced chances of pregnancy

A study of the associations between drinking alcohol and the chances of becoming pregnant suggests that women who want to conceive should avoid heavy drinking. In the second half of menstrual cycle even moderate drinking is linked to reduced chances.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyJun 10th, 2021

Drought-hit Jordan to build Red Sea desalination plant

Jordan said Sunday it plans to build a Red Sea desalination plant operating within five years, to provide the mostly-desert and drought-hit kingdom with critical drinking water......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Plant functional traits may better explain liana species distributions

Plant functional traits are morphological, physiological or phenological properties that affect plant growth, survival, and reproduction. They hold the promise to explain plant species distribution patterns. However, few studies have linked multiple.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

North Atlantic currents may not be linked to Meridional Overturning Circulation

A new international study has cast doubts on the view that variations in the density of some of the deepest currents of the subpolar North Atlantic Ocean are caused by winter surface conditions and represent changes in the strength of the Meridional.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Drinking alcohol is linked to reduced chances of pregnancy

A study of the associations between drinking alcohol and the chances of becoming pregnant suggests that women who want to conceive should avoid heavy drinking. In the second half of menstrual cycle even moderate drinking is linked to reduced chances.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Neck-Zapping Gadget Reduced All-Nighter Fatigue in New Study

And the benefits of two four-minute sessions persisted for hours -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Three factors may predict college students" loss of self-control, study finds

Joining a club that sparks a new interest, playing a new intramural sport or finding a new group of friends may be just as indicative of a college freshman's loss of self-control as drinking or drug use, according to new research at West Virginia Uni.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Beetle study finds diversity in the sub-Antarctic linked to global cooling

An international research team led by Monash University has demonstrated that cooling temperatures and glacial cycles over the past 15 million years were essential for an explosion in terrestrial animal diversity throughout the Antarctic region......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Poor people"s willingness to vote is affected by the local community

Poor individuals are more affected by the local community than others. They rely more on their local networks and show higher levels of solidarity with their neighbors. If voting is the social norm in the community, then the chances are higher that a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Criminal Gang DarkSide Linked to Cyberattack That Forced U.S. Gas Pipeline Shutdown

The pipeline delivers roughly 45% of fuel consumed on the East Coast (NEW YORK) — The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Head to toe comfort and support while pregnant with these great pillows

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful, miraculous times in a woman's life. However, it can be incredibly uncomfortable. As your baby grows, so do your aches and pains; sore feet, swollen ankles, back pain, achy hips, heartburn, you name it! Luckil.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Researchers identify gene linked to congenital heart disease

New insight on the link between a gene called SORBS2 and congenital heart disease has been published, with findings that may help explain the cause of the disease in some patients......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Scientists can predict which women will have serious pregnancy complications

Pregnancy disorders are usually diagnosed during the second or third trimester of gestation when they have often already had a serious impact on the health of the mother and baby. The current methods to diagnose pregnancy disorders are not sensitive.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Preclinical study suggests new approach to reduce COVID-19 death among the elderly

New research reveals a possible new approach to preventing death and severe disease in elderly people infected with SARS-CoV-2. Researchers demonstrated in a preclinical study that senolytic drugs significantly reduced mortality upon infection from a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Porpoises seem to cooperate in surprisingly sophisticated group hunting

When sailing along on the seas and you suddenly spot a porpoise's fin in the distance, chances are that you have only encountered a single animal. Porpoises are most often seen alone, but new research now suggests that they also roam in groups—and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

KYEC to see June sales fall 30-35% on reduced capacity utilization

Taiwan's dedicated IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) will see its June revenues fall 30-35% as a result of its plants in Miaoli County, northern Taiwan operating at a reduced capacity for two weeks, according to a company statement......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Odds of stem cell transplant restoring fertility are as random as a coin toss -- until now

The chances of restoring fertility through sperm stem cell transplant are as random as a coin toss. But a team of scientists developed a new strategy that serves as a 'weighted coin' that can favorably rig the odds to achieve outcomes where fertility.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Drop in convalescent plasma use at US hospitals linked to higher COVID-19 mortality rate, study suggests

A new study suggests a slowdown in the use of convalescent plasma to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients led to a higher COVID-19 mortality during a critical period during this past winter's surge......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Defying body clock linked to depression and lower wellbeing

People whose sleep pattern goes against their natural body clock are more likely to have depression and lower levels of wellbeing, according to a large-scale new study......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Pandemic prevention measures linked to lower rates of Kawasaki disease in children

Rates of Kawasaki disease -- a condition that creates inflammation in blood vessels in the heart and is more common in children of Asian/Pacific Island descent -- have substantially decreased in South Korea during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

New COVID-19 model reveals effectiveness of travel restrictions

More strategic and coordinated travel restrictions likely could have reduced the spread of COVID-19 in the early stages of the pandemic. That's according to new research published in Communications Physics. This finding stems from new modeling conduc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021