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  1. Stuttering related to brain circuits that control speech production

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have conducted the first study of its kind, using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) to look at brain regions in both adults and children who stutter. Posted: 2016-11-23 17:4 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Gut's microbial community shown to influence host gene expression

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New research is helping to tease out the mechanics of how the gut microbiome communicates with the cells of its host to switch genes on and off. The upshot of the study, another indictment of the so-called ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. Medicare beneficiaries face high out-of-pocket costs for cancer treatment

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... high as 63 percent, according to results of a survey-based study. Posted: 2016-11-23 17:44:37 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  4. Low-dose chemotherapy regimens could prevent tumor recurrence in types of breast cancer, pancreatic cancer

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... Frequent, low-dose chemotherapy regimens avoid this effect and may therefore be more effective at treating certain types of breast and pancreatic cancer, according to a new study. Posted: 2016-11-23 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  5. Cancer signaling pathway could illuminate new avenue to therapy

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have better defined a pro-growth signaling pathway common to many cancers that, when blocked, kills cancer cells but leaves healthy cells comparatively unharmed. The study could establish new ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  6. Coconut crab claws pinch with the strongest force of any crustacean

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The claws of coconut crabs have the strongest pinching force of any crustacean, according to a new study. Posted: 2016-11-23 19:15:15 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  7. Link between surgery and Guillain-Barré syndrome discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Having surgery may be linked to developing Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) for people with cancer or autoimmune disorders, new research suggests. The study showed that 15 percent of those who developed the ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  8. Diet quality low but steadily improving among US kids

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    On the whole, the diet of U.S. children improved markedly between 1999 and 2012 but it remains poor, said the authors of a new study that examined diet quality data from more than 38,000 kids. Moreover, ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  9. Uncovering the secrets of friction on graphene

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Graphene has been the subject of widespread research, in large part because of its unique combination of strength, electrical conductivity, and chemical stability. But despite many years of study, some ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  10. Benzodiazepine, related drug use increases hip fractures in persons with Alzheimer's disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The use of benzodiazepines and related drugs increases the risk of hip fracture by 43% in persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. The hip fracture risk was investigated in community-dwelling ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  11. Widespread land losses from 2010 Gulf oil spill, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Dramatic, widespread shoreline loss is revealed in new NASA/U.S. Geological Survey annual maps of the Louisiana marshlands where the coastline was most heavily coated with oil during the 2010 BP Deepwater ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  12. Study sheds light on parasite that causes river blindness

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The parasite that causes river blindness infects about 37 million people in parts of Africa and Latin America, causing blindness and other major eye and skin diseases in about 5 million of them. A study ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  13. Alarming disparities in health outcomes could be prevented by breastfeeding

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Lack of paid leave and outdated maternity care are barriers to breastfeeding that disproportionately impact families of color. This is the first study to show how these disparities translate into differences ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  14. Yogic breathing helps fight major depression, study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A breathing-based meditation practice known as Sudarshan Kriya yoga helped alleviate severe depression in people who did not fully respond to antidepressant treatments, reports a new study. Posted: ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  15. Largest study of its kind finds rare genetic variations linked to schizophrenia

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Genetic variations that increase schizophrenia risk are rare, making it difficult to study their role. To overcome this, scientists analyzed the genomes of more than 41,000 people in the largest study ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  16. Poisonous amphibian defenses are linked to higher extinction risk

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... shows. The key finding of this study is that poisonous species are 60% more likely to be threatened than species without chemical defenses. Posted: 2016-11-23 00:29:01 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  17. Mothers' early support boosts children's later math achievement

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... and can even predict income in adulthood. Now a new longitudinal study has found that young children whose mothers supported them during play, specifically in their labeling of object quantities, had better ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  18. Traumatic stress changes brains of boys, girls differently

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Traumatic stress affects the brains of adolescent boys and girls differently, according to a new brain-scanning study. Among youth with post-traumatic stress disorder, the study found structural differences ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  19. Victims of childhood bullying more likely to be overweight as young adults

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Children who are bullied in primary and secondary school are nearly twice as likely to be overweight at the age of 18 than non-bullied children, according to a new study. Posted: 2016-11-11 18:22: ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  20. Physical, mental states for focusing attention, exercising self-control

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers are studying the ideal physical and mental states to help children and adults pay attention and practice self-control, by combining computer-game testing with a simultaneous ongoing analysis ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
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