In a mouse study, a team led by a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside, found a phthalate — a chemical used to make plastics more durable — led to increased plasma cholesterol levels.
- Environmental Health Perspectives
- NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Chinese researchers from the Southern Medical University and the Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC) have demonstrated new reconstructable uterus-derived materials (RUMs) that allow almost complete recovery from severe uterine injury.
- Advanced Materials
In the first population-based study of its kind, researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine published a study online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that suggests men between 20 and 65 years of age with no prior history of CVD but who use ENDS daily are more than twice (2.4 times) as likely as men who have never used ENDS to report erectile dysfunction.
- American Journal of Preventive Medicine
- New York State Health Department
・At 1pm on January 21st (FRI), hold the 8th COINS Symposium ONLINE ・Summarizes the achievement of COINS activities over the nine years and draws a further approach toward an “In-body Hospitals” aiming for realization in 2045. ・Looking back the workshop on issues and solutions of super-aged society with today’s high school students, who support the society as a middle-aged generation in 2045, and COINS scientists, a round-table talk will be held from the perspectives of industry, education, nursing, research, and citizen literacy. ・Through online dialogue with audiences, we will be able to reaffirm the direction of research that should be undertaken toward the realization of a Smart Life Care Society.
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is calling on the Government to put animal welfare at the heart of plans to approve new breeding technologies in farming and food production, in a new report ‘Genome editing and farmed animal breeding: social and ethical issues’, published today.
Around a third of first year university students have or develop moderate to severe anxiety and/or depression, suggests the first study of its kind, published in the open access journal BMJ Open.
- BMJ Open
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research