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How Estrogen Shields Tumors From The Immune System

The female sex hormone contributes to tumor progression in the estrogen-negative cancers lacking hormone receptors.

The Split Nap Hack for All-Nighters

A new analysis of night shift nap studies points to the optimal snooze schedule for fending off exhaustion and drowsiness in early morning hours.

Ethics Of Using Care Robots For Older People

Study from Japan shows that involving older people while developing care robots for them will help alleviate their concerns about using robots.

Involved Fathers Help Children Have Better Social And Motor Skills

The study from Japan also showed that when fathers were more involved, mothers experienced less parental stress.

Weathering Makes Microplastics Even More Toxic

Microplastics that have undergone natural weathering acted as harmful neurotoxins in mice, shows a study from South Korea.

How Childhood Trauma Causes Mental Health Disorders In Adult Life

Twin experiments by researchers in South Korea reveal the mechanism underlying adverse effects of stress hormones on a child’s brain.

How COVID-19 Puts Maternal and Fetal Health At Risk

The study explains underlying molecular changes that occur in placenta during COVID-19 infection, and urges pregnant women with COVID-19 symptoms to get tested.

A Sweet Solution For Better Chemotherapy

Mannose, a fruit sugar toxic to honeybees, can improve the efficacy of chemotherapy, shows a study from Japan.

Alcohol Abuse Linked To More Diseases

A total of 61 diseases are now associated with alcohol abuse, reveals a new study by researchers in China and the UK.