Medical research

Seeing how odor is processed in the brain

A specially created odor delivery device, along with machine learning-based analysis of a scalp-recorded electroencephalogram, has enabled researchers at the University of Tokyo to see when and where odors are processed in ...

Overweight & Obesity

Common sweetener in low-cal foods also a marker for weight gain

A new study has identified the sugar alcohol erythritol as a biomarker for increasing fat mass. In contrast to previous assumptions and research, erythritol can be metabolized by, and even produced in, the human body.

Vaccination

Who is getting COVID-19 booster shots (and who's resistant)?

The COVID-19 booster shot campaign is moving at a faster clip than the original vaccination push, according to a new U.S. study. That's the good news. The bad news is the pace may not be quick enough to ward off an onslaught ...

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