Medicine Apr 26
Medicine
Mortality rates for women undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms are nearly twice those for men, a new study has found. The findings, published in The Lancet, show women fare worse than men at every stage of treatment, leading to the study's authors to call for urgent improvement in how the condition is managed in women.
Medicine Apr 25

A chemotherapy drug used to treat brain cancer may increase vulnerability to depression by stopping new brain cells from growing, according to a new King's College London study out today in Translational Psychiatry .

Life Sciences Apr 25
Life Sciences

How lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries behave under short-circuit conditions can now be examined using a new approach developed by a UCL-led team to help improve reliability and safety.

Life Sciences Apr 25

Ants and bees - which by all appearances seem so different - are creepy-crawly cousins, according to new research published in a recent issue of Current Biology.

Media Apr 25

ANN ARBOR?Parents can toss out the owner's manual for that new smartphone or tablet'they can get all the digital assistance they need from their teens.