Phone therapy eases insomnia for older adults

Just a few short phone calls can offer "large, robust, and sustaining" benefits for older adults with insomnia, a new study shows.

Jake Ellison-U. Washington • futurity
yesterday ~8 min

Is your COVID stress eating actually a disorder?

An expert digs into how stress during the pandemic can change eating habits and how to tell the difference between stress eating and an eating disorder.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
Feb. 23, 2021 ~8 min

Tigers may need a ‘genetic rescue’

A "genetic rescue" involving the mating of different subspecies may offer the best way to save increasingly fragmented tiger populations.

Ker Than-Stanford • futurity
Feb. 22, 2021 ~7 min

Expert: You should wear two masks to avoid COVID-19

An expert breaks down what we know about the new coronavirus strains and why you should be wearing two masks during the pandemic.

Michigan State • futurity
Feb. 22, 2021 ~4 min

Caffeine in pregnancy can have lasting effect on fetal brain

New research finds that caffeine consumed during pregnancy can affect the development of fetal brains. The changes can lead to behavioral problems later.

Kelsie Smith-Hayduk - U. Rochester • futurity
Feb. 22, 2021 ~5 min

Asthma may lead to dangerous flu mutations

A certain type of asthma may make people more susceptible to flu and also lead to dangerous flu mutations, according to new studies in animals.

U. Queensland • futurity
Feb. 19, 2021 ~4 min

Implant improves balance for people with inner ear disorder

A new implant could ease walking, relieve dizziness, and improve quality of life for people with a condition that causes loss of the inner ear's balance.

WaunShae Blount - Johns Hopkins • futurity
Feb. 18, 2021 ~7 min

Uncertainty about medical care and costs can worsen health

"You can have a good job, good insurance, do everything 'right,' and still find yourself struggling due to the nature of the healthcare system in the US."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

Uncertainty about medical care and costs can worsen health

"You can have a good job, good insurance, do everything 'right,' and still find yourself struggling due to the nature of the healthcare system in the US."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

Dress codes can suit changing ideals

Dress codes can help maintain social hierarchies, but can also express emerging political ideals and aspirations.

Melissa De Witte-Stanford • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~15 min

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