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Study reveals zebrafish make an unexpected decision when faced with conflicting opportunities

Digging deeper, the researchers used live imaging to identify specific brain regions that were activated by the mating and threat stimuli. “When we presented both stimuli at the same time and looked at the brain, by and large we saw a response to just the reproductive stimulus, not the fear-inducing stimulus. And even further, the… Read More »

Doctors significantly over-allocated times to perform joint replacements, study shows

Dive Brief: The physician-led Relative Value Scale Update Committee over-allocated the time required to perform knee replacement surgeries by 23% and hip replacement surgeries by 18%, according to a new Health Affairs study. Time over-allocations were even greater when previously implanted joints were being repaired or replaced. More than 80% of original replacements and more than… Read More »

Study: Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirement Hits Those Already Employed

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The Medicaid work requirement plan devised by Arkansas and approved by the Trump administration backfired because it caused thousands of poor adults to lose coverage without any evidence the target population gained jobs, a new study finds. In fact, the requirement had only a… Read More »

Are Energy Drinks Safe? (STUDY)

According to a study on the effects of energy drinks, 32 ounces of an energy drink consumed in a short time span can elevate blood pressure and affect the rhythm of the heart by increasing the risk of electrical activity disturbances within the heart.[1] The study participants consisted of 34 healthy individuals aged 18 to… Read More »