Neuroscience

A challenge to expedite Genervon's new ASL drug

(Medical Xpress)—The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) went viral on social media last summer. Over 1.2 million videos were posted on Facebook alone. The difficulty in treating ...

Health

Why icing doesn't work to heal injuries

Applying ice to a muscle after injury is a commonly prescribed therapy for treating muscle bruises. But does it really speed recovery time and help the muscle to heal?

Health

Pain relief: When to use cold, when to use heat

(HealthDay)—Sore from a workout? You don't have to reach for pain relief medicine when ice or heat will help. But when should you go cold and when should you go warm?

Health

Always have room for dessert? Here's why

You're stuffed with cheese and olives, crackers and dips. Glazed ham, roast turkey, barbecued prawns. A million salads, roast veggies and your aunt's famous beans. So why is there always room for dessert?

Vaccination

World's safest place? Vermont leads US vaccine race

Vermont—known for Bernie Sanders, maple syrup and the birthplace of Ben and Jerry's ice cream—has a new claim to fame: America's most-vaccinated state against COVID-19.

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