Neuroscience

Scientists paint multi-color atlas of the brain

The human brain contains approximately 86 billion neurons, or nerve cells, woven together by an estimated 100 trillion connections, or synapses. Each cell has a role that helps us to move muscles, process our environment, ...

Health

New studies suggest vaping could cloud your thoughts

Two new studies from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have uncovered an association between vaping and mental fog. Both adults and kids who vape were more likely to report difficulty concentrating, remembering, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pharmacy chains ready to supply COVID-19 vaccines to Americans

(HealthDay)—Now that federal guidelines have expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include people over 65 and those of all ages with underlying health conditions, drug stores say they are ready, willing and able to start ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: minorities should be designated vulnerable to COVID

Researchers writing in a British Medical Journal are recommending that ethnic minorities should be considered "extremely vulnerable" to COVID-19, a distinction that could give groups hard-hit by the pandemic earlier access ...

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