Resistance exercise may preserve bone in older obese dieters

(Reuters Health) – Obese adults who diet to lose weight may be able to protect against bone thinning with resistance exercise, a recent study suggests. Weight loss efforts among obese adults are... Read more »

14 Gifts To Help You Get Ready For The Holidays And New Year

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U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 52, hospitalizations to 2,409

FILE PHOTO: Adam Trubitt, 21, vapes a Juul e-cigarette in Washington Square Park, Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 30, 2018. Picture taken August 30, 2018. To match Special Report VAPING-REGULATION/JUUL REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton... Read more »

Maternal diabetes in pregnancy tied to heart disease in adult kids

(Reuters Health) – People whose mothers had diabetes during pregnancy may be at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease by early adulthood, a recent study suggests. The analysis followed more than 2.4... Read more »

Deadly ‘superbugs’ destroyed by molecular drills

Molecular drills have gained the ability to target and destroy deadly bacteria that have evolved resistance to nearly all antibiotics. In some cases, the drills make the antibiotics effective once again. Researchers... Read more »

Scientists say you can change your personality

It has long been believed that people can’t change their personalities, which are largely stable and inherited. But a review of recent research in personality science points to the possibility that personality... Read more »

To the brain, straight from the vein: IV treatment for TBI

A team of researchers from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center has found that neural exosomes — “cargo” molecules within the nervous system that carry messages to the brain — can... Read more »

Achieving optimal collaboration when goals conflict

New research suggests that, when two people must work together on a physical task despite conflicting goals, the amount of information available about each other’s actions influences how quickly and optimally they... Read more »

Brazil’s 2020 pork, chicken exports seen growing as China swine fever disruption persists

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian food processors are poised to boost pork and chicken exports in 2020 as Chinese demand for imports remains strong while the Asian country deals with severe disruptions... Read more »

Chemists’ calculations may advance cancer prediction

When do cancer-prone cells turn into full-blown cancer? A Rice University scientist and his colleague believe there’s a way to know. It may become possible for biomarkers in blood to reveal whether... Read more »