Medical research

Analysis: Most research on PFAS harms is unpublicized

Though per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) make headlines daily, a new paper reveals that most studies finding links between PFAS exposure and human health harms are published without a press release and receive little ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

'Remarkable' Alzheimer's drug reduces cognitive decline, study shows

US pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly on Wednesday announced its experimental Alzheimer's drug significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline, results hailed as "remarkable" by experts despite some patients experiencing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chagas disease kills 10,000 people a year in Latin America

Little-known Chagas disease is a silent killer in Latin America, where it takes 10,000 lives a year, and more must be done to detect the condition early on, the Pan American Health Organization said Thursday.


Visually navigating on foot uses a unique brain region

Using vision to efficiently move through an area by foot uses a unique region of the brain's cortex, according to a small study organized by the National Eye Institute (NEI). The region, called the occipital place area (OPA), ...

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