Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Headlines & Global News


Food in office

Widely available food in US workplaces: Perk or hazard?

Jan 22, 2019 09:17 AM EST

Offering more healthful foods at work could be a promising opportunity to improve wellness, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Twitter with Trump Hair

Poll: Majority of millennials do not like Trump, Twitter

Jan 22, 2019 09:13 AM EST

National survey also looks at opinions on key issues, possible 2020 presidential candidates, trust in government

James Bagrow, University of Vermont (IMAGE)

Study: On Facebook and Twitter your privacy is at risk -- even if you don't have an account

Jan 22, 2019 09:11 AM EST

Identity and actions can be predicted from friends -- undermining idea of 'individual choice' on social media

Dr. Zheng Sun

Unexpected link found between feeding and memory brain areas

Jan 22, 2019 09:09 AM EST

The search for a mechanism that could explain how the protein complex NCOR1/2 regulates memory has revealed an unexpected connection between the lateral hypothalamus and the hippocampus, the feeding and the memory centers of the brain, respectively.

Early Elections in Israel - The Impact on Economy

Jan 21, 2019 11:08 PM EST

Early Elections in Israel - The Impact on Economy

Image of Pregnant

Viewers' family background affects how they react to MTV shows 16 and Pregnant, Teen Mom

Jan 21, 2019 10:31 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Two popular MTV programs about teenage pregnancy -- "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" -- were met with national debate. Critics said the shows glamorized teenage pregnancy, while supporters said they discouraged it.

The image on this cell phone case can change because it was made with rewritable paper.

Write with heat, cool and then repeat with rewritable paper

Jan 21, 2019 10:23 AM EST

Scientists report in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces the development of an easy-to-make "rewritable" paper that can be drawn or printed on over and over again.

Genes (IMG)

Our genes affect where fat is stored in our bodies

Jan 21, 2019 10:21 AM EST

A recent study from Uppsala University has found that whether you store your fat around the trunk or in other parts of your body is highly influenced by genetic factors and that this effect is present predominantly in women and to a much lower extent in men.

Yeast Cells Dividing (IMAGE)

How staying in shape is vital for reproductive success

Jan 21, 2019 10:17 AM EST

New research reveals that cells must keep their shape and proportions to successfully reproduce through cell division

Person Using Black Blood Pressure Monitor

Democratic governors have bold ideas to transform health care: Harvard researchers

Jan 19, 2019 10:37 AM EST

A new analysis published in the American Journal of Public Health finds competing visions for health reform among newly elected governors, including significant enthusiasm among Democrats for new public coverage.

The color seed shot shows the crop (left) and the wild/weedy relative (right).

3,000-year-old eastern North American quinoa discovered in Ontario

Jan 19, 2019 10:33 AM EST

A mass of charred seeds found while clearing a home construction site in Brantford, Ontario, has been identified as ancient, domesticated goosefoot (C. berlandieri spp. jonesianum), a form of quinoa native to Eastern North America.

Illustration of the Conclusion

How gut bacteria affect the treatment of Parkinson's disease

Jan 19, 2019 10:31 AM EST

Patients with Parkinson's disease are treated with levodopa, which is converted into dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain. In a study published on 18 January in the journal Nature Communications, scientists from the University of Groningen show that gut bacteria can metabolize levodopa into dopamine.

Ariana grande

Celebrities jumping abroad on #10yearschallenge

Jan 17, 2019 10:02 AM EST

In the past few days you will notice a trend is spiralling and celebrities are jumping abroad. Here's a collection of celebrities posting their before and after photos for #10yearschallenge.

Brain Organoids

Europe looks to cells for a healthier future

Jan 17, 2019 08:43 AM EST

The two largest European research organizations - Germany's Helmholtz Association and the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France - are playing a major role in understanding the constant changes within cells and their relationships to one another, thus creating the foundation for the precision medicines of the future.

A Man Stretching

Physical activity, any type or amount, cuts health risk from sitting

Jan 17, 2019 08:39 AM EST

A new study offers compelling evidence that replacing 30 minutes of sitting with physical activity, of any intensity or amount, reduces the risk of early death

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