Competitive sperm: Study reveals it performs better in the presence of sexual rivals

(Natural News) Competition tends to bring out the best in people. Turns out, that saying applies to sperm as well. Spanish and Swedish researchers found that spermatozoa can alter themselves to compete with rival sperms from another male of the same species. In an animal model of adult zebrafish (Danio rerio), the researchers found that spermatozoa...
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Source: Contemporary Spine Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: ARTICLE Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 December 2019Source: Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and StrabismusAuthor(s): Weiyi Xia, Wen Wen, Xiying Wang, Chao Jiang, Lianqun Wu, Ling Ling, Jing Yao, Chen Zhao
Source: Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 December 2019Source: Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and StrabismusAuthor(s): Peter Daniel, Martin Cogen
Source: Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2019Source: Case Reports in Women's HealthAuthor(s): Gordon Narayansingh, Jennifer HohAbstractAbdominal pain following in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the presence of enlarged ovaries commonly leads to the diagnosis of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). Progressively worsening pain with a rise in inflammatory markers with normal hematological indices implies a diagnosis of ovarian torsion of the hyperstimulated ovary. Early recourse to laparoscopic assessment and derotation of the affected ovary even after 72 h following the onset of symptoms can allow a return to viab...
Source: Case Reports in Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Student TXT Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: education/practice Source Type: research
ABSTRACT: Intimate partner violence (IPV) occurs across all cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic classes, and educational backgrounds. Nurses should be aware of IPV and causative factors that include personal attributes, stressors, and community issues. The Intimate Partner Exposome conceptual model is used to identify exogenous and endogenous IPV risk factors. In addition, distinctive environmental factors can increase risk for IPV. The purpose of this article is to increase recognition of causative factors and presenting signs to enhance the nurse's ability to identify and assist IPV victims.
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection: practice Source Type: research
This article discusses the experience of maternal loss and notes care needs of the motherless child-adult woman. Identification of women in this situation should be made as early as possible.
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: research/practice Source Type: research
ABSTRACT: High mortality rates continue among African Americans related to complications of uncontrolled hypertension. The purpose of this study was to determine if a faith-based self-management education program would improve self-care activities related to the management of hypertension among African American adults. Ten African American adults who reported a diagnosis of hypertension for 6 months or longer completed an 8-week education program focused on strategies for hypertension management. The education program was enhanced with the utilization of spiritual components of prayer, Scripture reading, and journaling.
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection: faith community nursing Source Type: research
ABSTRACT: There has been an increase in student enrollment in advanced practice nurse programs, but limited information regarding attrition and dropout rates in nurse practitioner (NP) programs. Management of NP students includes student evaluations, preceptor guidance and support, student support, and use of reflective practice. Program directors, faculty members, and preceptors must assist NP students with role transitioning and help those who are not meeting the rigors of NP education to leave the program and discover alternative nursing roles.
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice/education Source Type: research
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