A new brain implant tested on rats restored lost memories at the flick of a switch, heralding a possible treatment method for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, stroke or amnesia.
A US soldier whose leg muscles were destroyed by a bomb in Afghanistan has been able to start walking again after using a radical therapy that enabled his body to regrow the lost tissue.
Scientists atJohns Hopkins claim to have determined the proper dose levels needed to create positive change that persist for more than a year with the psychoactive substance in so-called "magic mushrooms."
Doctors generally reserve stem-cell therapy, which draws on those cells’ unique ability to regenerate and form into nearly any tissue, for patients with major medical problems, such as cancer and spinal-cord injuries.
Other than a few national holidays, most American workers only get two or three weeks off each year. This is much less than what people in many other countries receive, and even that amount of vacation often comes with strings attached.
Riceland Foods is the largest rice cooperative in the U.S. The cooperative filed suit against the Bayer Corporation for damages it suffered as a result of Bayer's unapproved genetically-modified rice...
You've been conned for years, maybe even decades -- and it's not your fault. Perhaps you thought you'd been making a healthier choice by substituting those friendly little blue, pink and yellow packets for sugar.
Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics - fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their. (NOW the Agricultural Industrial Complex fights back with PROPAGANDA - GAME ON!
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Everyone’s favorite surgical robot daVinci, known for his football-lacing and paper-airplane-making skills (and, like, landmark surgeries or something) is also a bit of a party animal, it seems.
US scientists have figured out exactly how nicotine acts as an appetite suppressant in the brain, a finding that could one day help in the fight against obesity, researchers said Thursday.
Psychiatrists in Switzerland have nearly completed their study of LSD-assisted psychotherapy in the treatment of anxiety associated with life threatening illnesses.
In interviews that aired on CNN Tuesday and Wednesday, Kirk Murphy’s family said that experiments designed to make him more masculine led to his suicide.
Casey Anthony--the Florida mother accused of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008--has not been short on conflicts and legal confrontation. But one controversial aspect is stemming from an unexpected source: a can of air
Microelectrode arrays implanted in the brain monitor neurological conditions in living patients all the time, sometimes even influencing brain activity if it gets out of line.
An upcoming clinical trial will attempt to solve problems that have plagued one potentially promising treatment.
More is better when it comes to drinking coffee to ward off the risk of deadly prostate cancer, according to a major US study released Tuesday by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.
As understanding of Vitamin D increases, it is becoming apparent that its most active form, Vitamin D3 (calcitriol), may offer protection against a variety of radiation-induced damages.
Watermelon fields in eastern China are covered in exploded fruit. Farmers used growth chemicals to make their crops bigger, but ended up destroying them instead.
We are surrounded by radioactive contaminants in the air, water, soil, and in our food. What to do? We can start by collecting resources to lessen our exposure.
Most soybean, corn, cotton and canola crops in the U.S. are genetically altered. Some experts argue that these crops could pose serious health and environmental risks, but the scientific picture is currently incomplete – deliberately so.
fterburn is a way to describe all the energy your body uses to recover from your workout. It’s how you prepare to meet the challenge of what you’re asking your body to do. And it’s the key to transforming your body with PACE.
Rick Simpson, the man who rediscovered the cure for cancer and shared it with as many people as he could
American Fascism - Butler Shaffer on big business vs. free markets. / Has the Militarist Right Found Its New Warlord? - Will Grigg on Allen West, the belligerent, double-dipping congressman. / Is There a Right To Live Where You Want? - Of course not,
Using a aluminum foil, gelatin, milk protein, and a cheap LED light--items that collectively sell for under a buck--he’s created a fast, one-hour test for acute pancreatitis.
They explained bone fractures, didn’t ask cause of lacerations, and called the hallucinations routine. Medical professionals entrusted with the care of the detainees at Guantanamo Bay turned a blind eye when there were clear indications of abuse.
Georgia Tech engineers believe they’ve developed the next weapon in the ongoing challenge of detecting concussions and other traumatic brain injuries: deployable radar systems that could be tucked away on any NFL sideline.
A new nerve-cell-support design could give amputees better control over prosthetic limbs.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) claims that backscatter scans are safe. But how do medical professionals personally feel about it?