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How to Stay Safe from EEE

HOW TO STAY SAFE FROM EEE

The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus has been detected in Massachusetts and Connecticut A second human case of Eastern...

 
 
 
Researchers link outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella to beef, cheese

RESEARCHERS LINK OUTBREAK OF ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT SALMONELLA TO BEEF, CHEESE

Serious problems with Salmonella Newport strains that have decreased susceptibility to azithromycin have been documented by scientists...

 
 
 
Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart

YOUR DOG MAY BE LEADING YOU TO A HEALTHIER HEART

Researchers found that compared with people who had no pets, dog owners tended to have fewer risk factors for heart disease: They got...

100-year floods could happen EVERY YEAR in New England, disturbing prediction reveals

100-YEAR FLOODS COULD HAPPEN EVERY YEAR IN NEW ENGLAND, DISTURBING PREDICTION REVEALS

Alarming new research predicts that 100-year floods are going to occur annually in New England, and could happen every one to 30 years...

 
 
 
Cerebral Palsy: Improving Function, Independence, and Quality of Life of Affected Individuals

CEREBRAL PALSY: IMPROVING FUNCTION, INDEPENDENCE, AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF AFFECTED INDIVIDUALS

Cerebral palsy is among the most prevalent movement disorders in children. Experts from various streams share their expertise and summarize...

Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more

ELITE ATHLETES HAVE HIGH RATES OF ORAL DISEASE DESPITE BRUSHING THEIR TEETH MORE

Researchers at The University College London blamed athletes' heavy use of sports drinks, gels and bars which can be high in sugar....

 
 
 
High street sales slump at fastest rate since 2008

HIGH STREET SALES SLUMP AT FASTEST RATE SINCE 2008

High street sales in August have fallen at the fastest rate since 2008, new research has found.

 
 
 
IAmScience Henry Wan

IAMSCIENCE HENRY WAN

Henry Wan | Photo by Roger Meissen, Bond LSC Every year we all tend to pay a visit to the doctor to get ahead of cold and flu season....

Western Australia achieves record number of tourism industry jobs

WESTERN AUSTRALIA ACHIEVES RECORD NUMBER OF TOURISM INDUSTRY JOBS

According to a new Tourism Research Australia report released recently, the Western Australian State has achieved the highest number...

 
 
 
Pew: mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks

PEW: MOBILE AND SOCIAL MEDIA USERS IN EMERGING MARKETS HAVE MORE DIVERSE SOCIAL NETWORKS

The latest study from Pew Research Center takes a look at the impact mobile technology, including the use of smartphones and social...

Even a Little Exercise Means a Lot for Life Span

EVEN A LITTLE EXERCISE MEANS A LOT FOR LIFE SPAN

The Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated with a higher risk of early death.

 
 
 
Brazil's Space Agency Head Was Forced Out for Defending Climate Science

BRAZIL'S SPACE AGENCY HEAD WAS FORCED OUT FOR DEFENDING CLIMATE SCIENCE

In just one month, June 2019, the Amazon rainforest experienced deforestation over a region larger than Maui.

JAMA study finds that drinking fluoridated water causes brain damage in children

JAMA STUDY FINDS THAT DRINKING FLUORIDATED WATER CAUSES BRAIN DAMAGE IN CHILDREN

New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy...

 
 
 
Comment: Apple seemingly trying hard to justify rumored iPhone 11 Pro name

COMMENT: APPLE SEEMINGLY TRYING HARD TO JUSTIFY RUMORED IPHONE 11 PRO NAME

I wrote recently that while I tend to believe reports that Apple is planning to launch this year's flagship iPhones as the iPhone 11...

A new tone from some Republicans on climate change - mostly behind closed doors

A NEW TONE FROM SOME REPUBLICANS ON CLIMATE CHANGE - MOSTLY BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Republicans are beginning to feel the heat on climate change. Though a significant bloc of the party continues to deny the basic science...

 
 
 
Healthcare's Future is Telemedicine & AI, But Will Everyone Benefit?

HEALTHCARE'S FUTURE IS TELEMEDICINE & AI, BUT WILL EVERYONE BENEFIT?

John Halamka thinks the digital health industry is still “emerging.” But it has come a long way and is starting to deliver after years...

2020 Newly Elected Members of the EMB Administrative Committee

2020 NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE EMB ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE

Congratulations to the 2020 Newly Elected Members of the EMB Administrative Committee. Latin America Representative Roberto Lavarello Pontificia...