MEDICINAL CANNABIS MAY NOT EASE SLEEP PROBLEMS IN THE LONG RUN

Medicinal cannabis might not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain over the long term, because frequent users might build...

NEW TOOL FOR INVESTIGATING BRAIN CELLS, PARKINSON'S, AND MORE

Researchers have created a new chemical tool for revealing how specific types of brain cell receptors function in the brain. It's an...

 
 
 

CYBERBULLYING LINKED TO INCREASED DEPRESSION AND PTSD

Cyberbullying had the impact of amplifying symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people who were inpatients...

FULL INFLUENZA VACCINATION AMONG CHILDREN CUTS HOSPITALIZATION IN HALF

Fully vaccinating children reduces the risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%, according to a new study.

 
 
 

COMMERCIAL AIR TRAVEL IS SAFER THAN EVER

It has never been safer to fly on commercial airlines, according to a new study that tracks the continued decrease in passenger fatalities...

TP53 GENE VARIANT IN PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT LINKED TO IRON OVERLOAD, MAY IMPROVE MALARIA RESPONSE

A rare, African-specific variant of the TP53 gene called P47S causes iron accumulation in macrophages and other cell types and is associated...

 
 
 

DECIPHERING THE SUGAR CODE

Like animals and humans, plants possess a kind of immune system. It can e.g. recognize pathogenic fungi by the chitin in their cell...

HORROR MOVIES MANIPULATE BRAIN ACTIVITY EXPERTLY TO ENHANCE EXCITEMENT

A research team maps neural activity in response to watching horror movies. A study shows the top horror movies of the past 100 years,...

 
 
 

THE HIGHWAYS OF OUR BRAIN

Researchers found that myelin, the sheath around neurons, creates a coaxial cable producing multiple waves of electrical potentials...

INCREASING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE BEHAVIOR

To mitigate climate change and safeguard ecosystems, we need to make drastic changes in our consumption and transport behaviors. A...

 
 
 

SHAPING THE SOCIAL NETWORKS OF NEURONS

Identification of a protein complex that attracts or repels nerve cells during development.

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER HOW A CURVY, STOMACH CANCER-CAUSING BACTERIUM MAINTAINS ITS SHAPE

A new study shows how a common stomach bacterium is able to keep its corkscrew-like shape as it grows. Disrupting the shape could point...

 
 
 

SCANNING SYSTEM IN SPERM MAY CONTROL RATE OF HUMAN EVOLUTION

Maturing sperm cells turn on most of their genes, not to follow their genetic instructions like normal, but instead to repair DNA before...

NOVEL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN INTESTINAL MICROBES AND DEVELOPING IMMUNE CELLS IN THE THYMUS

Researchers discover microbes regulate the development of specialized immune cells in the thymus that play a critical role in mucosal...

 
 
 

LIVER FIBROSIS 'OFF SWITCH' DISCOVERED IN MICE

Researchers identified several genetic switches, or transcription factors, that determine whether or not liver cells produce collagen...

GENOMICS OF HEALTH

A DNA database of thousands of healthy older Australians is set to change how we determine which genes underpin disease.

 
 
 

NEW LIGHT SHED ON DAMAGING IMPACT OF INFRARED AND VISIBLE RAYS ON SKIN

New research reveals for the first time that UV combined with visible and infrared light cause damage to the skin and we need to protect...

NEW INSIGHT INTO BRAIN CONNECTIVITY

A new framework for understanding changes in the brain's activity and connections, which has implications for how to best model the...

 
 
 

TOP STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS MAINTENANCE

Some of the most effective behaviors and psychological strategies reported by those maintaining their weight loss included choosing...

SPIKES IN BLOOD PRESSURE AMONG YOUNG ADULTS SPELL TROUBLE IN MID-AGE

Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age,...

 
 
 



Coronavirus Outbreak: Wuhan Seafood Market Contains Large Quantity of...

Coronavirus Outbreak: Wuhan Seafood Market Contains Large Quantity of Coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreak n China: Deaths from the coronavirus are on the rise in China. Healthy experts of the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention have successfully... Read more ...

Alicia Keys And Boyz II Men Perform Grammys Tribute To Kobe Bryant

Alicia Keys And Boyz II Men Perform Grammys Tribute To Kobe Bryant

Alicia Keys kicked off tonight by honoring Bryant's memory Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history who played his entire 20-year career with the Los... Read more ...

Grammys 2020 Trending Red Carpet Looks

Grammys 2020 Trending Red Carpet Looks

The red carpet looks everyone's talking about from the 2020 Grammys The music industry's finest are pouring onto the red carpet tonight for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los... Read more ...

Kobe Bryant's 13-Year-Old Daughter Gianna Died With Him In Tragic Helicopter...

Kobe Bryant's 13-Year-Old Daughter Gianna Died With Him In Tragic Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant's 13-year-old daughter is among those killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas today News of the untimely death of former Los Angeles Laker and five-time NBA... Read more ...

Golden dewdrop herb can prevent kidney stones and bacterial infections...

Golden dewdrop herb can prevent kidney stones and bacterial infections, reveals study

The prevalence and recurrence rates of kidney stone disease are increasing globally. This health problem affects 12 percent of the world's population, with more men suffering... Read more ...

SNL's Navarro Cheer Parody Includes Lots of Absurd Injuries - 'Til Halsey...

SNL's Navarro Cheer Parody Includes Lots of Absurd Injuries - 'Til Halsey Saves the Day!

It was only a matter of time before the Saturday Night Live cast tried to tap into the fandom around Netflix's Cheer docuseries. On Jan. 25, the late-night cast teamed up with... Read more ...

More Independence at Work Linked to Lower Back Pain Risk

More Independence at Work Linked to Lower Back Pain Risk

Back pain was lower when people received social support at work from their superiors and colleagues, found new study. Read more ...

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak, Particularly If You're...

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak, Particularly If You're Traveling

A newly discovered "coronavirus" has sickened nearly 2,000 people worldwide. With the headlines growing increasingly scary every day (on Jan. 26, the death toll in China had... Read more ...

6 Ways to Protect Against Viral Infections

6 Ways to Protect Against Viral Infections

Viruses are strands of genetic material that uses the machinery of the host cell to replicate. These tiny infectious agents are incapable of surviving on their own and have to... Read more ...

Can Weights Get You Better Abs? An Expert Says Yes - Here's How to Use Them...

Can Weights Get You Better Abs? An Expert Says Yes - Here's How to Use Them the Right Way

If a strong, toned core is what you're after, there are plenty of effective ab exercises that'll help you get there. The only question is, should you be using weights to help... Read more ...