Ribe was an important trading town in the Viking Age. At the beginning of the 8th century, a trading place was established on the north side of the river Ribe, to which traders and craftsmen flocked from far and wide to manufacture ...
Medical Xpress / Researcher offers new explanation for consciousness
Consciousness is your awareness of yourself and the world around you. This awareness is subjective and unique to you.
Today, more snow than rain falls in the Arctic, but this is expected to reverse by the end of the century. A new study shows the frequency of rainy days in the Arctic could roughly double by 2100.
Medical Xpress / Study lays foundation to predict antidepressant response in people with suicide attempts
Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that people with major depressive disorder and a history of attempted suicide have distinct biomarkers that correlate with their response to antidepressant therapy. The new findings, ...
Medical Xpress / Gaps in clinical trial diversity remain in spite of efforts to raise awareness, encourage participation
Despite minority patients reporting high levels of trust in their health care providers, more work needs to be done to increase the number of patients from racial and ethnic minority populations that participate in clinical ...
The Houston-based company operating the oil pipeline that ruptured off Huntington Beach last fall announced Saturday that the government has green-lighted its plans to repair the pipeline, raising the possibility it will ...
A short-term effort to prevent facial pressure injuries quickly demonstrated the potential impact of the initiative and led to institution-wide adoption of different types of noninvasive oxygen delivery devices.
Medical Xpress / Alzheimer's meds are mostly tested in whites. That worries Black patients, caregivers
Larry Griner resigned from his job in California and moved back to his childhood home in Baltimore nearly five years ago so he could care for his mother, Norma.
Transition metals and non-ferrous metals such as copper, nickel and cobalt are not only suitable as materials in engineering and technology, but also for a wide range of applications in electrochemistry and catalysis.
Phys.org / Reducing molten salt's corrosive effect
Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists recently demonstrated a low-temperature, safe route to purifying molten chloride salts that minimizes their ability to corrode metals. This method could make the salts useful for storing ...
Medical Xpress / 9/11 survivors upset latest legislation doesn't include $3B for World Trade Center health program funding gap
By a vote of 400–31, the "Fairness for 9/11 Families Act" was approved by the House on Friday, leaving many survivors and responders wondering why a similar bill is not advancing to shore up their underfunded health program.
Medical Xpress / Hot summer nights bad for health: Climate change causes hotter nights, reducing sleep quality
A survey of residents from the city of Nagoya in central Japan has provided evidence of the negative impact of warmer nighttime summer temperatures on population health. In total, more than 1,200 residents filled out a sleep ...