NFL players don’t live longer, especially linemen

In a recent study published in the journal Dr Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesThe researchers examined the association between longevity playing American football and a career while using comparison groups similar in health, educational level, socioeconomic factors, and race, and assessed differences in the association based on player location. Study: Association between playing […]

How Apple’s new M3 silicon compares to the M1 and M2 chips – from GPU cores to transistors

Jason Hiner/ZDNet Apple announced their new M3 chipset yesterday. The announcement came just 15 months after the June 2022 announcement of its previous chip family, the M2. This is four months faster than the M2 announcement, which came 19 months after the M1 announcement in November 2020. Also: What Apple announced (and didn’t reveal) at […]

New drug gets FDA approval for the treatment of common genetic disease in young boys

A new drug developed by professors at Binghamton University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a common genetic disease that mostly affects young boys. DMD is the most common genetic disease. This leads to the loss of dystrophin protein […]

Pilot Awards for Global Brain Health Leaders awarded to encourage innovative dementia research

Today, the Alzheimer’s Association, the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI), and the UK-based Alzheimer’s Society announced the most recent awardees of the Pilot Awards for Global Brain Health Leaders, a competitive funding initiative dedicated to fostering efforts and improving outcomes in the fields. Brain health and dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association is proud to partner […]