10 Old Remedies You Wont Find on Pharmacy Shelves Today
You might think you were hallucinating if you walked into a pharmacy today and saw LSD, strychnine, and heroin on the shelf. However, there was a time when these and many other...
10 hours ago - Modern Medicine
The brain puts the memories warehouse in order while we sleep
During the hours of sleep the memory performs a cleaning shift. A study reveals that when we sleep, the neural connections that collect important information are strengthened...
11 hours ago - ScienceDaily
OJ Simpson suspects he has football-linked brain disease CTE
Simpson described his 'scary' memory loss symptoms. He only suffered two concussions at the Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers - the same amount as CTE sufferer Aaron Hernandez.
13 hours ago - Daily Mail
Ties: Dementia's Gift: Facing Cancer Without the Fear
The mercy of dementia is that Mom is immune to the psychological distress that often accompanies cancer treatment.
23 hours ago - NY Times
Study reveals mechanisms underlying maintenance of memory during sleep hours
During the hours of sleep the memory performs a cleaning shift. A study led by a Spanish scientist at the University of Cambridge reveals that when we sleep, the neural...
1 day ago - News Medical
Making New Memories is a Balancing Act: Study
Brain's capacity for storing new memories is expandable, too, with limitations, revealed new study.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Outpatient vision therapy aids brain injury recovery
Mild traumatic brain injury can result in visual, perceptual, oculomotor and oculo-vestibular dysfunctions, but a comprehensive outpatient vision/vestibular therapy program can...
1 day ago - Healio
Salk researchers find that the brain's capacity for storing new memories is dynamic
Those of us who can't resist tourist tchotchkes are big fans of suitcases with an expandable compartment. Now, it turns out the brain's capacity for storing new memories is...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Don't bake me a casserole: What a school shooting victim's mom wants you to know
Her 14-year-old died in last month's Parkland school shooting. Here's how her mom is keeping Alyssa Alhadeff's memory alive.
1 day ago - NBC News
The Lost Childhood Of Syrian Children
I was born and raised in Aleppo, Syria. Which believe it or not, used to be a great city when it existed. Aleppo, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy
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Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency
Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
Online Program Helps Adolescent Mothers
An online program convices adolesent mothers to seek medical help for depression.The webpage provides referrals for counseling services and suicide and child-abuse prevention...
Safety and Effectiveness of Corticosteroids Linked to Genetic Variants
A new study identifies a genetic variant that can improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, the drug used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination
In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
Sexual orientation is the top suicide risk for college freshman
A study based on data from 14,000 first-year college students in eight countries including the US found sexual minorities have an up-to-eight-times higher risk for suicidal...
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88
U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the...
Vegans may be at risk for iodine deficiency, according to new study
Giving up entire categories of food can be a good idea from a health standpoint, but it's important to be smart about it. You can certainly give up soda or sweets without...
US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges
The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.
RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Living in high altitudes may raise your risk of depression
University of Utah researchers believe the worrying results could be the result of low atmospheric pressure. This leads to much lower levels of oxygen in the blood.