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Sunlight Damages Your Skin Even in the Dark, Researchers Warn

Yale University scientists find ultraviolet radiation continues to damage the skin for several hours after exposure
by Laura Sinpetru, February 20th, 2015
 

Why Marijuana Gives Folks the Munchies, as Explained by Science

Scientists gain new insight into why it is that guys and gals feel an uncontrollable urge to eat after smoking marijuana
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2015
 

Researchers Hope to Dig Out Cholera from Church Graveyard in Italy

The cemetery, located in Italy's Tuscany region, is believed to hold clues about the bacterium that causes cholera
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2015
High-Fat Diets Can Benefit the Heart, Protect It Against Attack Damage

High-Fat Diets Can Benefit the Heart, Protect It Against Attack Damage

by Laura Sinpetru, February 17th, 2015
Study finds evidence that, in the short run, eating a high-fat diet is not all that bad, can actually prove beneficial
 

Easy-Peasy Saliva Test Promises to Diagnose Autism in Children

The saliva of people with autism has a unique chemical profile, contains high concentrations of specific proteins
by Laura Sinpetru, February 17th, 2015
 

Breath Test Promises to Detect Lung Cancer While in Its Early Stages

Specialists say the test, carried out with the help of a high-tech device, could save thousands of lives
by Laura Sinpetru, February 16th, 2015
 

Woman Starts Leaking Spinal Fluid After Intense Pilates Workout

Medical experts say that, while doing Pilates, the woman most likely suffered a tear in the lining of her spinal cord
by Laura Sinpetru, February 14th, 2015
 

Newly Discovered Form of HIV Is Highly Aggressive, Researchers Warn

The new HIV variant, discovered in patients in Cuba, progresses to AIDS in just 3 years after infection
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2015
 

Meth Transforms the Brain, Causes Loss of Neurons in the Frontal Cortex

Evidence indicates that chronic methamphetamine use alters the brain, affects both memory and reason
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2015
Genes Explain Why Some People Are More Likely to Gain Weight

Genes Explain Why Some People Are More Likely to Gain Weight

by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2015
There is more to fighting obesity than just dieting and exercising, genetics seems to hold the key to losing weight
 

Smoking Makes Your Brain Shrink, Can Mess Up Your Memory

Researchers find evidence that smokers have a thinner cortex than people who don't indulge in this vice
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2015
 

Psychedelic Drug Successfully Used to Prevent the Onset of Asthma

The drug, dubbed (R)-DOI, can block pulmonary inflammation and other biological changes associated with allergic asthma
by Laura Sinpetru, February 10th, 2015
 

Meditation Keeps the Brain Young, Could Help Treat Alzheimer's

Study finds people who meditate lose fewer functional neurons as they age then those who never relax their brain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 9th, 2015
 

Red Wine Helps the Body Burn Fat, Might Promote Weight Loss

Evidence indicates folks who are in the habit of drinking red wine burn more fat, find it easier to manage their weight
by Laura Sinpetru, February 9th, 2015
 
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