Genetics

Approach that new gene testing kit with caution

(HealthDay)—Lots of Americans will unwrap a scarf or sweater this holiday season. But a growing number will receive a gift that's potentially life-changing: an at-home genetic testing kit.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patients often dissatisfied with acne care

(HealthDay)—Patients frequently report ineffective consultations in acne care, according to a study published online April 26 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Neuroscience

Researchers see way cocaine hijacks memory

Washington State University researchers have found a mechanism in the brain that facilitates the pathologically powerful role of memory in drug addiction. Their discovery opens a new area of research for targeted therapy ...

Health

Teens interested in healthy minds—and ripped bodies

Dreams of washboard abs and toned arms may seem to be the main motivation for the average teen to lace up their running shoes. But over 1,000 Montreal high school students disagree. Teens, it seems, are smarter than their ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young adults reminisce about music from before their time

Music has an uncanny way of bringing us back to a specific point in time, and each generation seems to have its own opinions about which tunes will live on as classics. New research suggests that young adults today are fond ...

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