Archive: 04/24/2012

Binge eating may lead to addiction-like behaviors

A history of binge eating -- consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time -- may make an individual more likely to show other addiction-like behaviors, including substance abuse, according to Penn State College ...

Apr 24, 2012
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Molecule movements that make us think

Every thought, every movement, every heartbeat is controlled by lightning-quick electrical impulses in the brain, the muscles, and the heart. But too much electrical excitability in the membranes of the cells can cause things ...

Apr 24, 2012
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Leukaemia cells have a remembrance of things past

Although people generally talk about "cancer", it is clear that the disease occurs in a bewildering variety of forms. Even single groups of cancers, such as those of the white blood cells, may show widely differing properties. ...

Apr 24, 2012
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