A new study revealed that the regulatory proteins that control the inflammatory immune signaling pathways in cells responsible lung-constricting asthma attacks can be turned off.
The National Housing and Urban Development has issued a new rule prohibiting smoking of any lit tobacco products, such as cigarettes, cigar and pipes, in all public housing units in the United States.
A man participating in a trial of new experimental treatment has allegedly been cured of prostate cancer after being subjected to 22 cycles of the treatment.
It seems smart really is the new sexy -- partly. It appears stimulating the brain can drastically affect sex drives. A new study suggests that a right nudge to the brain can be turned up or down with a new brain stimulation sex drive device.
A belief system is a relevant part of everyone's lives. However, deeper examination reveals spiritual experiences activate the brain's reward circuits. This is similar to how we view sex, gambling, music, and drugs.
Older people used to say the proverb that we shouldn't go to bed angry. It appears the words of wisdom hold scientific credence as a new study shows that it's harder to suppress bad memories if we sleep on them.
It's often believed that it's much harder to remember memories from childhood. This is why memories from being a toddler are almost impossible to remember. However, recent studies show that the right triggers can force these memories back, at least on mice.
Nestle found an innovative way to reduce the sugar content of their products without affecting the taste.
A new research has established the connection brain activity when conducting religious engagements and results showed that the effect is the same as the effect of drugs, love, sex and gambling.
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon was airlifted from the South Pole after his sickness worsened upon arriving in Antarctica.
A single dose of a hallucinogenic compound found in so-called "magic" mushrooms could help relieve depression and anxiety in patients with terminal illness.
In October, people were alarmed to hear reports about a 67-year-old man dying from infections caused by a flesh-eating parasite which he got from Ocean City in Maryland. It is the first time that an incident such as this has been reported in the United States since it was completely exterminated decades ago.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in people who have experienced a scary, shocking, or dangerous event. For instance, CJ Hardin, a veteran who spent three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been alcoholic and sometimes suicidal. A treatment trial for MDMA -- or ecstasy -- has helped him recover from trauma.
Unlike what many people believe, internet addiction has already been declared as a psychological disorder which could cause not only psychological disturbances and social problems but also neurological complications. It has been recognized globally by medical institutions as something that requires special medical care and rehabilitation. What makes this more controversial is that people don’t tend to take the matter seriously.
The matter of aging has been an age-old problem, pun not intended. Scientists and medical practitioners have been struggling for centuries how to interpret and understand problems related to health and mortality.