Tag Archives: Time

Surviving the mother load one sip at a time

USING booze to cope with the stresses of life and motherhood is the subject of countless internet memes and self-deprecating gags, but a University of Newcastle academic wants women to “drink with their eyes open” to the risks as rates of hazardous alcohol consumption climb in females aged 30-to-50 years old. “We know that, historically, men have tended to drink twice… Read More »

Enhanced NMR reveals chemical structures in a fraction of the time

MIT researchers have developed a way to dramatically enhance the sensitivity of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), a technique used to study the structure and composition of many kinds of molecules, including proteins linked to Alzheimer’s and other diseases. Using this new method, scientists should be able to analyze in mere minutes structures that would… Read More »

Viewpoints: Time To Recognize Deadly Mix Of Dementia And Guns; Finally, The Right Message About Vaccines Is Delivered

Editorial pages focus on these public health topics and others. Bloomberg: Dementia And Firearms Make A Lethal Combination Nationwide since 2012, firearms have been used in at least 15 homicides and more than 95 suicides related to dementia, a Kaiser Health News investigation found. This is probably a severe undercount, because dementia often goes undiagnosed.… Read More »

Well: War Wounds That Time Alone Can’t Heal

Video “Almost Sunrise” In a clip from “Almost Sunrise,” Katinka Hooyer, a medical anthropologist and postdoctoral research fellow in Family and Community Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, talks about the meaning of love and feeling moral pain. By THOUGHTFUL ROBOT PRODUCTIONS on Publish Date June 5, 2016. embed No doubt in the course… Read More »

Daylight saving time: How it affects your sleep, and tips to adjust to the extra hour

It’s here, some people’s favorite weekend between Halloween and Thanksgiving –- the end of Daylight Saving Time. Remember to “fall back” this Sunday – most of our nation gets a bonus. But don’t make a common mistake: Turning that extra hour into an extra hour of sleep. We’ll explain, but first, the basics. November 4… Read More »