Scientists identify protein which could improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have identified a protein, involved in the development of the human placenta, may also help embryos implant in...

Protecting soybean roots

The soybean's No. 1 enemy, a parasitic round worm called the soybean cyst nematode, feeds on the roots. In addition, sudden death syndrome, a...

Program participation results in long-term weight loss

Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that losing even a modest amount of weight can reap significant rewards, including...

Psychological flexibility might be the key to better cognitive-behavioral interventions

Although numerous studies prove that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is effective in chronic pain treatment, psychologists acknowledge they need to learn which components of...

Why animals court their own sex

Same-sex sexual behaviour is common in animals but puzzles evolutionary biologists since it doesn't carry the same obvious benefits as heterosexual courtship behavior that...

High retention rate for IUDS inserted after vaginal delivery

Though some studies have suggested intrauterine devices (IUDs) have a tendency to be expelled when inserted immediately following vaginal childbirth, a new study shows...