Dozens of dangerous gases are produced by the batteries found in billions of consumer devices, like smartphones and tablets, according to a new study.
For women in their 30s and beyond, the probability of a pregnancy that results in a miscarriage or a Down syndrome pregnancy is staggering with the risk increasing to 1 in 3 by the time a woman reaches her early 40s due to the “maternal age effect,” the high incidence of mistakes in chromosome segregation that occur during the cell division process of meiosis, which gives rise to the egg.
During their lifetime, as many as eight out of ten people experience back pain that lasts more than three days. However, for a vast majority of these people, the pain goes away with simple treatment.
Simple treatment can help relieve majority of back pain
The lure of beautiful and lush Pacific Northwest trails…the company of supremely fast elite runners to help me cap off my 2016 racing season…the welcome embrace of an outdoor community…and a typhoon warning predicting six inches of rain and 60+ MPH winds on race morning. Yup, it was time for the 2016 Lake Padden Half Marathon , and it was quickly shaping up to be one blogworthy adventure. The typhoon warning was an unexpected twist, but Race Director Tad Davis assured us that it would take more than “some rain and wind” for his hearty crew to cancel the USATF Trail Half Marathon Championships they had hosted for three years in a row now
The epidemic of obesity is felt in prenatal clinics and delivery rooms around the world with a worrisome trend in high-risk pregnancies that could impact mother and child, according to Patrick M. Catalano, MD, the Dierker-Biscotti Women’s Health and Wellness Professor and Director of the Center for Reproductive Health at MetroHealth and Director of the Clinical Research Unit of the Case Western Reserve University.
A team led by Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher Mark Greenwald, Ph.D., will use a four-year, $2,279,723 competitively renewed grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to explore whether the opioid addiction treatment medication buprenorphine can decrease the magnitude and/or duration of responses to stressors faced by recovering addicts.
A new paper, co-written by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York, increases the understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)—one of the most common lethal genetic disorders—and points to potential therapeutic approaches.