UCalgary study could help physicians make better treatment decisions for stroke
More than 80 percent of strokes are caused when a blood vessel to the brain becomes blocked, called an ischemic stroke.
11 hours ago - News Medical
Macaque brain study provides insight into emotion of envy when others are rewarded
A study on macaques by researchers at the National Institute for Physiological Sciences has identified part of the brain that specifically registers when another macaque...
13 hours ago - News Medical
The Unknowable Enigma of Babies' Dreams
Infants spend most of their time sleeping, waking up for just a few hours total every day. A lot of growth happens during those spans of shut-eye, though. Research shows that...
17 hours ago - The Atlantic
Use of transcranial electrical stimulation to bolster creativity has far-reaching implications
What is creativity, and can it be enhanced - safely - in a person who needs a boost of imagination? Georgetown experts debate the growing use of electrical devices that...
20 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Unpopular Opinion: Taking Away Recess Is OK Sometimes
I support taking away my children's favorite things as a consequence for bad behavior. At home, that may be Fortnite or access to their phone or time with friends. And at...
20 hours ago - Scary Mommy
Use of electrical brain stimulation to foster creativity has sweeping implications
Researchers address neuro-ethical concerns associated with the increasing use of transcranial electrical stimulation .
21 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Human brains may be wired to prefer lying on the couch, suggests research
If getting to the gym seems like a struggle, a University of British Columbia researcher wants you to know this: the struggle is real, and it's happening inside your brain.
22 hours ago - News Medical
Psychedelic Drugs to Treat Depression, PTSD?
Over the last 50 years, researchers have made “transformative” advances in understanding how the brain works. But there haven't been corresponding breakthroughs in psychiatric...
23 hours ago - Web MD
Lymphatic Drainage From the Brain Could Hold the Key to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
Human brain's lymphatic vessels have been found to signal immune cells to enter the brain, finds a new study. By blocking this passage, multiple Sclerosis can be treated.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Hardwired for laziness? Tests show the human brain must work hard to avoid sloth
Society has encouraged people to be more physically active, yet we are actually becoming less active. This new study offers a possible explanation: Our brains may be innately...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
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HPV vaccine IS safe: Analysis finds no unexpected side effects
Research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US studied the reactions of more than 700,000 people who received the vaccine against HPV strains 16 and 18.
Hormone that makes women more fertile is linked to breast cancer risk
Researchers from New York University School of Medicine examined blood samples from almost 6,000 premenopausal women across the US and Europe.
Two design student friends create 3D-printed PINK prosthetic breasts
Rosie Brave and Sam Jackman, both design students at Plymouth University, hope their invention will replace the 'bland' beige prosthetics dished out by the NHS.
Eating healthy foods and cutting out junk DOES cut your risk of developing...
Researchers at the French Institute for Health and Medical Research studied the diets of more than 470,000 Europeans to discover those with fattier diets have a an 11 per cent...
Thermal Ablation as a First Step in Treating Early-stage Lung Cancer
Lung cancer treatment using thermal ablation is a safe and effective option compared to radiation for patients with early-stage lung cancer who cannot undergo surgery, says study.
Bacteria in Kids Mouth May Predict Obesity
Bacteria living within child's mouth can help predict obesity, reveals a new study.
Could depression be a risk factor for arthritis? Study finds mental woe and...
More and more evidence supports the link between mental and physical health. The latest research from Dartmouth College suggests that depression may be an indicator for...
Zika Vaccine Offers New Hope in Fight Against Brain Cancer
Zika virus vaccine offers promise in the fight against brain cancer known as glioblastoma, reveals a new study.
Father's Obesity in Early Puberty May Up Asthma Risk for Future Offspring
Fathers who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty may double the risk of having asthma as an adult, and for their future offspring.
First Gut Bacteria in Infants May Have Lasting Impact on Ability to Fight...
Beneficial gut bacteria in infants right after birth may have a lasting effect on the ability to help ward off serious chronic diseases, reports a new study.