Medical research

A Nobel Prize-worthy question: How do we sense heat, cold, touch?

For centuries, understanding the basis for how we detect, process and react to light, sound, temperature, pressure and other environmental signals has been a scientific focus. Science has advanced, and new understanding at ...


Widely used nausea drugs linked to heightened risk of stroke

Drugs known as antidopaminergic antiemetics (ADAs) that are widely used to relieve nausea and vomiting caused, for instance, by migraine, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, and after surgery are associated with an increased risk ...


Increasing BP trajectory to midlife tied to brain changes

For young adults with moderate or elevated levels of blood pressure (BP), an increasing BP trajectory to middle age is associated with an increased risk for brain structural changes, according to a study published online ...

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