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Study: Fossil fuel plans would far overshoot climate goals

The world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping global warming from reaching dangerous levels, according to a U.N.-backed study released Wednesday......»»

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Parental stress is a contributing factor linking maternal depression to child anxiety and depressive symptoms

A secondary analysis of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (Fragile Families) found a bi-directional relationship where a mother's mental health symptoms impacted the child's mental health symptoms and vice versa, according to researchers.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

Breakthrough tool to show how much exoskeletons reduce back injury risk

A study reveals a breakthrough tool to assess the effect of exoskeletons on injury risk. The tool, called Exo-LiFFT, is an interactive calculator that will help companies looking for ways to overcome workforces struggling with musculoskeletal injurie.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Successful treatment in mice for severe childhood cancer

In mice with high-risk neuroblastoma, tumors disappeared in response to a new combination treatment with precision medicines, a recent study shows. This is a vital step toward a potentially curative treatment for a form of cancer affecting young chil.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Researchers investigate combined effect of drought, fire on stream communities, highlighting importance of headwaters

Life is water, and water is life. This truism certainly applies to the Pacific coast, where streams and rivers function as the region's arteries. The water they carry fosters plant life and wildlife in Southern California's Mediterranean climate. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Racial stereotypes shape our perceptions of risk-takers as reckless or responsible, new study finds

Do others see you as a reckless risk-taker who behaves compulsively without weighing potential consequences? Or a courageous risk-taker who takes responsible risks?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Unsung gene is key to how antibodies develop, study finds

Researchers have discovered that an overlooked gene plays a major role in the development of antibodies, which help the immune system recognize and fight viruses including SARS-CoV-2, bacteria and other causes of infectious disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Study finds brain lesions on MRI linked to years of playing football

Certain markers of injury to the brain's white matter, called white matter hyperintensities, can be seen on brain scans. A new study finds that brain scans taken during the lifetimes of athletes in contact sports, compared to changes in their brains.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Antibodies mimicking the virus may explain long haul COVID-19, rare vaccine side effects, study suggests

A new article suggests that secondary antibodies known as 'anti-idiotype antibodies' could be responsible for some of the side effects of COVID-19 vaccines and the symptoms of long-haul COVID......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

First study of its kind to investigate a high priority but little known pathogen found in Irish hospitals

By understanding the epidemiology and population biology of a significant and high-priority pathogen, Enteroccocus faecium (E. faecium) in Irish hospitals, researchers are providing the evidence base for more effective surveillance, and infection and.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Statin use affects prostate cancer screening results

Prostate cancer screening results differ in men taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs compared with non-users, a study finds. In statin users, screening did not increase the incidence of prostate cancer as it did in other men......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Study links increasing air pollution to the rise of a type of lung cancer

An international team of scientists has linked increased air pollution to an uptick in cases of lung adenocarcinoma (LADC) worldwide. The same study also concluded an overall lower consumption of tobacco worldwide is statistically linked to less peop.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

De-cluttering may not help people with dementia

A clutter-free environment may not help people with dementia carry out daily tasks -- according to a new study. Researchers studied whether people with dementia were better able to carry out tasks, such as making a cup of tea, at home - surrounded by.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Rates of type 2 diabetes are higher in people with one of various common psychiatric disorders

A new study finds that the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder compared with the general population......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Early interventions could help counteract muscle loss

Weakening muscles are a natural part of the aging process, but for some people with a condition called sarcopenia the decline is abnormally fast. A new study suggests that the early stages of sarcopenia could be counteracted with timely interventions.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

MRI reveals altered brain structure in fetuses exposed to alcohol

In the first MRI-based study to investigate pre-natal alcohol exposure, researchers found significant changes in the brain structure of fetuses exposed to alcohol compared to healthy controls......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Coffee time: Caffeine improves reaction to moving targets

In the first study of its kind to explore caffeine's effects on dynamic visual skills, researchers concluded that caffeine increases alertness and detection accuracy for moving targets. Caffeine also improved participants' reaction times......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Study links high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease to plastics

In a mouse study, a team led by a biomedical scientist found a phthalate -- a chemical used to make plastics more durable -- led to increased plasma cholesterol levels......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Are small farms the solution to food insecurity? Uganda study shows policies can get it wrong

Around the developing world, agriculture remains a critical source of livelihood. In many low-income countries, the sector accounts for around 30% of gross domestic product, and 60% of employment. At the same time, most of the world's extreme poor li.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Climate action can lessen poverty and inequality worldwide

If all countries adopted the same tax on carbon emissions and returned the revenues to their citizens, it is possible to keep the global temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius while also benefiting well-being, reducing inequality, and al.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Climate change increasingly a bipartisan issue in Florida

Belief in climate change among Florida Republicans has climbed to nearly 9 out of 10 adults, apparently trending upwards, according to a new analysis of five sequenced surveys since 2019 conducted by researchers at Florida Atlantic University. The cl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago