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Too Much Salt Reprograms the Brain, Leads to Hypertension

New study explains why it is that people who eat too much salt for their own good struggle with high blood pressure
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2015
 

New Treatment Makes Autistic Mice Sociable Again

Researchers say the treatment could help people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders better communicate with others
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2015
 

As You Get Older, Blood Vessels in Your Brain Will Get Leaky

Scientists say finding a way to reseal the blood-brain barrier holds the key to preventing conditions like Alzheimer’s
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2015
Coffee Keeps People Safe from Skin Cancer, Evidence Indicates

Coffee Keeps People Safe from Skin Cancer, Evidence Indicates

by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2015
Study finds people who drink four or more cups of coffee on a daily basis are less likely to develop malignant melanoma
 

Poor Sleep Linked to Alcohol and Drug Abuse in New Study

Researchers say sleep deprivation makes teens and young adults more likely to binge drink, consume illegal substances
by Laura Sinpetru, January 19th, 2015
 

Newly Discovered Stem Cells Regenerate Bone and Cartilage in Mice

Researchers say it might be possible to use such stem cells to help people recover faster from all sorts of injuries
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2015
 

Our Brain Could Instruct Our Body to Burn Fat, Help Us Lose Weight

Researchers argue that the best diet would be to convince our brain to tell our body to get busy burning loads of fat
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2015
 

The Key to Immortality: Methuselah Flies Age Slower, Live Longer

The flies were made to live up to 60% longer than normal by a team of researchers who toyed with their genetic makeup
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2015
 

Broken and Swollen Nerve Fibers Found in the Brains of Combat Veterans

The damaged nerve fibers form a honeycomb pattern, researchers believed them to be the signature of shell shock
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2015
Oxygen Might Keep You Alive, but It Can Also Give You Lung Cancer

Oxygen Might Keep You Alive, but It Can Also Give You Lung Cancer

by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2015
Study finds cancer rates are higher among people who live in regions where the air contains plenty of oxygen
 

Lab-Grown Muscles Contract in Response to Electrical Stimuli

What's more, researchers say the muscles react to biochemical signals and pharmaceuticals just like native tissue
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2015
 

Man's Heart Replaced with Portable 13-Pound (6-Kilogram) Device

The 24-year-old man will carry the device with him everywhere he goes until doctors find him a new heart
by Laura Sinpetru, January 13th, 2015
 

Folks Who Work Night Shifts Are More Likely to Get Diabetes

What's more, researchers say that, at least when it comes to women, the ones who are younger are more vulnerable
by Laura Sinpetru, January 12th, 2015
 

Optimists Have Significantly Healthier Hearts, Study Finds

Researchers discovered that people who see the glass as half full enjoy better cardiovascular health
by Laura Sinpetru, January 10th, 2015
 
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