Abnormal brain activity in migraineurs is not restricted to attacks
Typically, migraine is considered to be an episodic disorder with discrete attacks of headache. But new research by Dr. Till Sprenger and his team from UCSF Headache Group and Technische Universität München found increased ...
Exercise trumps creatine in cardiac rehab
Athletes have been enjoying the benefits of creatine supplements to gain stronger muscles since the 1990s, and the supplement has also proven beneficial among other groups. Could it help cardiac patients regain strength to ...
Cashing in on scandal
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scandals in sport are unavoidable and managers and sponsors should start looking for marketing opportunities in bad behaviour, according to a new study.
Parkinson's patients' 'risky behavior' explained
Scientists at UCL (University College London) have explained Parkinson's patients' risky behaviour, a rare side effect of standard treatments for the disease. The finding has implications for future medication of patients.
Scientists herald 10-year anniversary of human genome
The decade since the human genome was first sequenced has ushered in great leaps in understanding of the origins and evolution of mankind, although medical applications thusfar have been limited.
UK study: Fans in the boardroom good for football
(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by University of Manchester economists has backed calls from supporters groups who argue that their representation in the boardroom is generally good for football.
Bing spotlighting films, music, games and TV shows
Microsoft is making its Bing search engine more entertaining by spotlighting music, films, games and television shows.
US ranks last among 7 countries on health system performance
Despite having the most expensive health care system, the United States ranks last overall compared to six other industrialized countries—Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom—on ...
REM sleep deprivation plays a role in chronic migraine
Reporting at the American Headache Society's 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles this week, new research shows that sleep deprivation leads to changes in the levels of key proteins that facilitate events involved ...
Study says going barefoot in home may contribute to elderly falls
As summer rolls around, elderly people may want to think twice about taking their shoes off when they get home. Going barefoot in the home, or wearing slippers or socks with no shoes, may contribute to falls among the elderly, ...
Top physicist probes unintended acceleration after recalls
A prominent US physicist will lead a panel aiming to identify possible causes of unintended acceleration in vehicles on the heels of widespread problems that led Toyota to issue mass recalls.
Report offers first worldwide estimate of investments in combating water pollution
An innovative market in water quality is rapidly emerging worldwide, as cash-strapped governments in countries as diverse as China, the United States, Brazil and Australia invest billions of public and private dollars in ...
Crowds expected for new iPhone model debut Thursday
Apple's latest-generation iPhone is expected to make a rock star entrance on Thursday, drawing crowds that quickly empty shelves at the firm's shops.
Lithium market could bloom as tide goes out on oil
Lithium is not much to look at. It's a soft and light, silver-white metal known for its use in mood stabilising drugs. But the 25th most abundant element on earth could, one day, help cure the world of its ...