Best 2 in 1 laptops: Work hard, play hard with these versatile picks

Don’t limit yourself to one position. (Brooke Cagle via Unsplash/) Buying a new laptop or tablet can be a stressful undertaking. With so many brands and models to choose from, how do you pick the one that best meets your needs? Dear indecisive shoppers: You’re in luck. If you are in the market for both […]

Lipid identified in human breast milk may play important role in early childhood weight

IMAGE: Elvira Isganaitis, MD, is a staff physician at Joslin Diabetes Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School view more  Credit: Joslin Communications BOSTON – (December 02, 2020) – A lipid metabolite called 12,13-diHOME is in human breast milk and appears to be associated with beneficial infant weight gain and body composition in […]

Genes play a role in common knee injury

It has long been known that the choice of shoe, surface and type of sport can all be contributing factors when someone suffers an anterior cruciate ligament rupture. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have now observed that genes also play a decisive role. By analysing data from the Swedish Twin Register along with data […]

Genes play a role in common knee injury — ScienceDaily

It has long been known that the choice of shoe, surface and type of sport can all be contributing factors when someone suffers an anterior cruciate ligament rupture. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have now observed that genes also play a decisive role. By analysing data from the Swedish Twin Register along with data […]

In the Amazon’s ‘sand forests,’ birds play by different evolutionary rules

White sand ecosystem patch at the Reserva de Desenvolvimento Sustentável (RDS) do Uatumã, Central Amazonia. Credit: João Capurucho Picture the Amazon. You’re thinking lush rainforests teeming with animals, right? It turns out, the Amazon Basin contains other less-famous ecosystems that have been under-studied by biologists for years, including patches of habitat growing on white sands. […]

New population of immune cells could play a role in multiple sclerosis

PHILADELPHIA – Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that develops as immune cells attack the nervous system. T cells are a critical part of our immune system, with a complex array of subtypes – some drive the autoimmune response, while others try to suppress it. A team of investigators at Thomas Jefferson University have […]