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The Presence of Sexual Violence in Neighborhoods Erodes Feelings of Safety for Women—but Not Men


Feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighborhood are significantly tied to women’s—but not men’s—perceptions of its safety, according to new research.
15-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Does Mothers’ Cocaine Use During Pregnancy Affect Boys and Girls Differently?


Teens whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy are more likely to have aggression and attention problems—known predictors of later drug use and sexual risk-taking. With a new three-year, $840,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health...
11-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Antifungal Provides Hope in Fight Against Superbugs

Microscopic yeast have been wreaking havoc in hospitals around the world—creeping into catheters, ventilator tubes, and IV lines—and causing deadly invasive infection. One culprit species, Candida auris, is resistant to many antifungals, meaning...
11-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Future of Grocery Shopping: Faster, Cheaper, Smaller


Walmart was once considered the future of grocery shopping, offering consumers a slew of discounted choices, compared to the competition. Yet, market trends point toward a faster, cheaper, smaller and more streamlined experience. The result: One...
10-Jan-2018 7:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Receive $2.8 Million to Repurpose FDA-approved Drugs to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and collaborators have received a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to identify FDA-approved medications that could be repurposed to treat...
9-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Zooming in on Protein to Prevent Kidney Stones

Researchers have applied Nobel prize-winning microscope technology to uncover an ion channel structure that could lead to new treatments for kidney stones. In a recent study published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, researchers revealed...
2-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Selective Suppression of Inflammation Could Deplete HIV and Control HIV Activation

A class of anti-inflammatory drugs already FDA-approved for rheumatoid arthritis could “purge” the reservoir of infected immune cells in people infected by HIV, according to new research.
21-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fish Use Deafness Gene to Sense Water Motion

Fish sense water motion the same way humans sense sound, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Researchers discovered a gene also found in humans helps zebrafish convert water motion into electrical...
21-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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