Traffic data show drastic changes in Floridians’ behavior at onset of the pandemic

It’s not just health, social and economic consequences from COVID-19 that have impacted the world. Travel behavior also has been significantly affected. Using statewide traffic data from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), a study demonstrates the drastic changes in human behavior during the onset of the pandemic. With more than 20 million residents, Florida was selected because of its […]

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Residents of some cities unwilling to comply with COVID-19 prevention behaviors

Several U.S. cities may be at increased risk of surges in COVID-19 cases as they reopen their economies because their residents are unwilling to follow practices that reduce the spread of the disease, according to Penn State researchers. Dr. Robert Lennon, an associate professor of family and community medicine at Penn State College of Medicine, and his colleagues, including Dr. […]

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Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents: study

Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found. A team at the University of Birmingham’s School of Psychology studied questionnaire data from the Children of the 90s, a UK-based longitudinal study which recruited pregnant mothers of 14,000 babies when it was set up almost three decades […]

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Scientists find a simpler way to make sensory hearing cells

Scientists from the USC Stem Cell laboratories of Neil Segil and Justin Ichida are whispering the secrets of a simpler way to generate the sensory cells of the inner ear. Their approach uses direct reprogramming to produce sensory cells known as “hair cells,” due to their hair-like protrusions that sense sound waves. The study was published today in the journal […]

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How Jessica Biel Is Supporting Pregnant Beverley Mitchell Ahead of 3rd Baby

From costars to confidants! Beverley Mitchell gushed exclusively to Us Weekly about the support she’s received from Jessica Biel amid her pregnancy. Celebrity Pregnancy Announcements of 2020 “We don’t have to talk all the time, but when we do, it’s always great and heartfelt and I always leave the conversation feeling uplifted and full,” the country singer, 39, exclusively reveals […]

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Apparently Jillian Michaels Hasn’t Eaten Dessert In 3 Years

Jillian Michaels’ no-nonsense approach to fitness made her a household name back when she appeared as a coach on The Biggest Loser. Since first taking the health scene by storm, she’s become a New York Times best-selling author many times over, amassed an insane social media following, and helped countless people achieve their goals. Now 46, Jillian somehow looks fitter […]

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TRACE results suggest 3.4% of Newport, Oregon community infected with SARS-CoV-2

Preliminary results from door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University suggest that 3.4% of the Newport community had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on June 20-21. The study, Team-based Rapid Assessment of Community-Level Coronavirus Epidemics, known as TRACE-COVID-19 for short, began in Corvallis the weekend of April 25-26. In Newport, 30 two-person field teams canvased 30 neighborhoods, with 336 of […]

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Worried about your nursery-going child’s education in lockdown? Here’s what experts have to say

'When the pandemic started, and schools had to shift to online teaching, many of them misunderstood and tried to turn the physical school into a virtual school.' The pandemic has bothered many parents around the world, with regards to their child’s education. In India, while schools are still closed, parents are either home-schooling their children, or helping them with their […]

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