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Researchers identify genetic cause of a rare neurological disorder

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 7 2021 In a paper published today in Nature Communications, an international group of collaborators led by

Algorithms can assess unconsciousness under general anesthesia with accuracy and reliability

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 7 2021 Anesthestic drugs act on the brain but most anesthesiologists rely on heart rate, respiratory rate, and

Improved drug to counteract the side effects of spinal anesthesia during C-sections

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 7 2021 Today, deliveries via cesarean sections, or c-sections, have become quite common globally. Sometimes,

Learning health system approach can help reduce the risk of hospital-acquired pressure injuries

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 7 2021 Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems scrambled to modify patient care processes –

Scientists propose a rethink of the role of carbs in obesity

Written by James Kingsland on May 8, 2021 — Fact checked by Alexandra Sanfins, Ph.D. Share on PinterestNew research questions a well-established

Do bacteria in the mouth affect arthritis risk?

Written by Jennifer Huizen on May 8, 2021 — Fact checked by Harriet Pike, Ph.D. Share on PinterestHow can oral bacteria influence joint health

Increased heart rate as a physiological response to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine

By Michael BurgessMay 8 2021 Countries like the UK, Israel, and the USA are now in the thick of successful vaccine campaigns against severe acute

Sleep disorders increase health care utilization and costs

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 7 2021 Sleep disorders are associated with significantly higher rates of health care utilization,

Researchers examine how neighborhood and social network affect binge drinking among adults

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 7 2021 For some people, social gatherings can be a time to

Targeted therapies could exploit unique metabolic features of pancreatic cancer cells

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 7 2021 Probing the unique biology of human pancreatic cancer cells in a laboratory has yielded unexpected