Daily Archive: Monday, May 8, 2017

Blanton Siblings Commissioned In The U.S. Air Force

Siblings Bethany Blanton and Riley Blanton, formerly of Rhea County, were among 17 cadets of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) who were commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Air Force. The ceremony was held on Friday afternoon at Georgia Tech’s historic Academy of Medicine in Atlanta.   Lt Col Juan Silva, commander of

Health Canada surveys drinkers in Yukon and N.W.T. – North

Health Canada is funding a new study that will attempt to shed light on drinking habits in the North, and what people know and believe about booze. “There really is very little or limited evidence in the territories related to alcohol — opinions, knowledge, behaviours related to alcohol. So that’s the real purpose of this

Underlying molecular mechanism of bipolar disorder revealed

Bipolar disorder is characterized by transitions between depression and mania. Credit: Wikipedia An international collaborative study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), with major participation from Yokohama School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and UC San Diego, has identified the molecular mechanism behind lithium’s effectiveness in treating bipolar disorder patients.