Daily Archives: September 8, 2016

“What a long headache you’ve had!” Lingering concussion symptoms may not be what they appear in kids

For most children with a concussion, their symptoms disappear in 1-2 weeks. However, up to 15%-30% of children with a concussion will have symptoms that last 3 months or more. On-going symptoms are important for healthcare providers

AMPK: How can we amp it up to fight disease?

The high prevalence of obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease has made it clear that we need a better understanding of how our bodies store and use energy when we overload them with excess

Do you suffer from airplane headache during flight travels? Don’t worry, you are not alone!

While many passengers lean back and relax in their plane seats and look forward to their destination, every 12th passenger is anything but relaxed while flying according to new findings on headache associated with airplane travels. A

Theoretical design of drug carrying block copolymer micelles

One of the challenges of next generation drugs is the design of target-specific delivery of pharmaceutical agents to the cancerous tumors or diseased cells. Polymer micelles and hydrogels have been traditional candidates for drug-delivery purposes. Poorly soluble

Cracking eggs: Researchers measure the toughness of eggshell

Eggs break easily – but how easily exactly? Surprisingly, nobody knew until researchers at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland found a way to measure it. Prof David Taylor of the Trinity Centre for Bioengineering explained that eggs