Chocolate Researchand Sugar Marketing

Mint as a natural remedy for digestive problems and sugar marketing to kids and the latest research on chocolate for heart disease.

How Marijuana Exposure Affects Developing Babies’ Brains

As states have begun to legalize marijuana, its use has been more openly discussed. While the effects of other commonly used drugs, such as alcohol, have been studied extensively, the effects of mari

Thirsty and Tired? You May Need More Than Water.

{pixabay|100|campaign} Dehydration can be a prime culprit making you feel tired and sluggish. If we admit that we aren’t drinking enough water, it’s not surprising we all feel the need for a nap.


  Nanowires are thin structures measuring 0.000000001 meters in diameter, which is so thin that they essentially behave as if they only have one-dimension. This one-dimensional nature gives nanowire

Clinics Struggle To Resolve Fears Over Medicaid Sign-Ups And Green Cards

Should doctors warn patients of a policy threat that may not come to pass? That's the question pending, as the Trump administration weighs whether to deny green cards to immigrants on Medicaid.

Science in the News - Opening the lines of communication between research scientists and the wider community

Opening the lines of communication between research scientists and the wider community

Weekly Tips - Chocolate Pills, Mints and Sugar Marketing

This week some ultra spiritual yoga, why mint is good for you, a natural remedy for digestive problems and sugar marketing to kids.

He Was 460 Pounds. What Confronting His Weight Taught Him About Obesity In America

"Losing weight is figuring out something you can live with," says Tommy Tomlinson, author of the new memoir The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America.

Portrait Of: The Founder and CEO of KIND

Daniel Lubetzky is a Mexican immigrant and the son of a Holocaust survivor. He's also the founder of the popular Kind Bar.

Skip the Gym and Strengthen Your Whole Body

Chances are good that you can relate to how Jillian Michaels started 2019 after a roller coaster year of ups and downs. She found herself hoping for better times after the destruction of her house in

YOU only YOU are in charge of your health

{pixabay|100|campaign} USA Today ran an interesting series of articles on our ridiculous health care system or should I say our “disease care” system. While more and more Americans concerned with

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From Couch Potato To Fitness Buff: How I Learned To Love Exercise

Creating an exercise habit doesn't mean you have to spend hours sweating on a treadmill. Start small, build up slowly and remember that all movement counts — even vacuuming, if you do it vigorously.

Daily Movement — Even Household Chores — May Boost Brain Health In Elderly

Whether it's exercise or housework, older Americans who move their bodies regularly may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even if they have brain lesions and other signs of dementia.

Get Fit — Faster: This 22-Minute Workout Has You Covered

To stay healthy, we need at least 150 minutes of exercise weekly. This routine, created with a celebrated trainer, hits this goal in 22 minutes a day — cardio, weight training and stretching include

Don't Panic: The Government Shutdown Isn't Making Food Unsafe

The Food and Drug Administration is inspecting less food these days, thanks to the shutdown. And while that has raised questions about food safety, the food business is largely carrying on as usual.

‘Pacemaker for the brain’ may help prevent seizures and treat movement disorders

Anyone who has ever been scolded for talking over someone knows that speaking and listening simultaneously is a hard thing to do. Conducting an intelligent conversation requires active listening, und

Nano-antidote provides long-term protection against nerve agents

Nerve agents are toxic chemicals that disrupt signals in the nervous system. They can be absorbed easily through skin contact or by breathing. Exposure to nerve agents interferes with nerve cell sign

Study: Coca-Cola Shaped China's Efforts To Fight Obesity

A new report documents how Coke penetrated the government and influenced efforts to bring down the growing obesity rate — but not by cutting back on calories.

Recycling Carbon Dioxide with Copper Catalysts

The Earth is undergoing climate change due to human activity. One facet of this change is the Greenhouse Effect, where molecules in the atmosphere trap heat, resulting in globally increasing temperat

Could Exercising In Frigid Temperatures Make Us Healthier?

As a freezing winter drives many of us indoors, some extreme athletes embrace the cold as a great way to burn calories and retrain the immune system while working out. Not so fast, physiologists say.

How Sen. Orrin Hatch Shaped America's Health Care In Controversial Ways

Republican Orrin Hatch is leaving the Senate after 42 years. He led bipartisan efforts to get health care for more kids and AIDS patients. He also thrived on donations from the drug industry.

3D Printed Robot Plays Jingle Bells and More on the Piano

When looking for the perfect soundtrack to accompany your holiday celebrations, consider putting away the traditional albums and opting for this technologically savvy rendition of Jingle Bells instea

A Joint Effort: Inheritance of Mitochondrial DNA from Both Parents

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have found evidence in three families for inheritance of mitochondrial DNA from both mothers and fathers, in contrast to the conventional

Later school start times may help improve school performance

We can all relate to the dreaded early morning alarm, and the oh-so tempting snooze button.  Sufficient sleep is critical for health, cognitive function, and overall quality of life. Chronic sleep d

The Replacement Polio

by Joseph Cabral figures by Rebecca Senft cover by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images In the middle of the 20th century, poliovirus could be found in every country of the world. Infection

Systematic Filter Updated

​[Updated December 21, 2018, to include (Cochrane Database Syst Rev[ta] AND review[pt]).] The PubMed systematic [filter] strategy has been updated to incorporate the new 2019 MeSH Publication Typ

CHIP-ping Away at the Heart

by Sangrag Ganguli and Uche C. Ezeh figures by Rebecca Clements Every year, thousands of people are rushed into hospitals with crushing chest pain and shortness of breath. While some recognize these

MeSH Updated

​PubMed MEDLINE indexed citations and the MeSH database have been updated with 2019 MeSH vocabulary.

PubMed Labs Responsive Web Site

​PubMed Labs is a responsive Web site that can generate different display options depending on a user's device size, e.g., mobile phones. Mobile device users that access PubMed Labs will soon notice

Formulas to Display in PubMed Titles and Abstracts

​On June 6, 2018, the National Library of Medicine began displaying formulas in citation titles, abstracts, and keywords in PubMed. Previously, formulas were replaced with [Formula:see text].

PubMed Commons Discontinued

​PubMed Commons, a feature that enabled authors to share opinions and information about scientific publications indexed in PubMed, was discontinued on March 5, 2018.All comments are archived on our

New Maximum Length for Custom Filters in PubMed

​In April 2018, NLM will start limiting the length of PubMed custom filters to 4,000 characters, and asterisks (*) for truncation will no longer be allowed in these filters. We are introducing a li

PubMed Commons to be Discontinued

​PubMed Commons has been a valuable experiment in supporting discussion of published scientific literature. While many worthwhile comments were made through the service during its 4 years of operati

MeSH Updated

​PubMed MEDLINE indexed citations and the MeSH database have been updated with 2018 MeSH vocabulary

Author contributed equally

​PubMed has been updated to include a contributed equally note on author names, if supplied by the publisher.

NLM Catalog Updated

​The NLM Catalog XML has been updated to include the Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) for the MESH subject fields in its catalog records.


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