Skeptical Scalpel

Read through the search results on asthma and beta blockers, and the news seems to be all doom and gloom. The daily dose has to be divided depending on how many meals the person takes during the day. Too often students investigate canned labs which result in a guided hypothesis which can only result in supported finding. According to Science Daily, in the future, dentists may be able to administer a simple, non-invasive saliva test for at regular dental checkups.

One very interesting report in Science Daily threatens to throw the whole issue out the window. A growing body of evidence shows that physiological responses and deep-seated psychology are at the core of political differences, the researchers say in the latest issue of the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences.science daily

A food item that supplies 20% or more of the daily intake value of iron can be considered a very good source of this element. Based on a comprehensive analysis of the latest scientific findings, a group of the nation’s leading environmental scientists are calling on the US EPA and the US Army Corps of Engineers to stay all new mountaintop mining permits.science daily

In the long term, those with mental health needs wind up with other co-morbid illnesses that shorten their lives. This year, Regeneron becomes only the third sponsor of the Science Talent Search, with a 10-year, $100 million commitment. A Daily News exposé of a Bronx High School of Science fight club left its student body all geeked up as pupils bombarded a reporter with nasty voicemails, online insults and threatening messages.science daily

In the study, Marine infantrymen in four platoons at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton took an eight-week course in mindfulness, tailored for individuals operating in highly stressful environments. I’m willing to help out wherever needed to support mental health and keep cost for mental illness down.