Drinking alcohol primes certain areas of our brain to learn and remember better, says a new study from the Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research at The University of Texas at Austin.
Neuroscience Apr 12, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 7 |
Newly diagnosed type 2 diabetics tend to have one thing in common: obesity. Exactly how diet and obesity trigger diabetes has long been the subject of intense scientific research. A new study led by Jamey ...
Medical research Aug 14, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 13 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Most everyone that has been keeping abreast of world events knows that the clock is ticking on antibiotics; bacteria have been slowly developing a resistance and development of new antibiotics ...
Medications Nov 23, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 10 |
The first use of embryonic stem cells in humans eased a degenerative form of blindness in two volunteers and showed no signs of any adverse effects, according to a study published by The Lancet on Monday.
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 0
(HealthDay) -- If current trends continue, health insurance premiums will surpass the median U.S. household income in 2033, a new study says.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 14 |
Aging may seem unavoidable, but that's not necessarily so when it comes to the brain. So say researchers in the April 27th issue of the Cell Press journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences explaining that it is what you do in ...
Neuroscience Apr 27, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (17) | 6 |
Researchers have found what they believe is the key to understanding why the human brain is larger and more complex than that of other animals.
Genetics Aug 16, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (17) | 32 |
In the 1960s and 1970s, classic social psychological studies were conducted that provided evidence that even normal, decent people can engage in acts of extreme cruelty when instructed to do so by others. However, in an essay ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (17) | 5 |
Scientists have developed a way to turn memories on and off -- literally with the flip of a switch.
Neuroscience Jun 17, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 1 |
For the first time ever, scientists are using computers and genomic information to predict new uses for existing medicines.
Medical research Aug 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (14) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- At the recent Interscience Conference on Anti-Microbial Agents and Chemotherapy, Dr. Lawrence Eron from the University of Hawaii presented his results on the use of maggots to heal diabetic ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 2 |
A study using a procedure called the rubber hand illusion has found striking new evidence that people experiencing schizophrenia have a weakened sense of body ownership and has produced the first case of a ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (14) | 5 |
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have solved a key part of a muscle regeneration mystery plaguing scientists for years, adding strong support to the theory that muscle mass can be built without ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (14) | 7 |
For the past few decades, health officials have been reporting increases in the incidence of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS). Now researchers at Yale School of Medicine, Harvard Medical ...
Medical research Mar 06, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (16) | 11 |
IQ, the standard measure of intelligence, can increase or fall significantly during our teenage years, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust, and these changes are associated with changes to the ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (15) | 5 |