Are masks affecting how our brains function? Getting a tattoo may be good for your health. Can our genes predict the future? Plus…it's time to take your Sunday morning crossword seriously.
High school athletic participation predicts future drug abuse. Then, how different are human and animal brains? Then, the birth defect that may prevent healing in broken bones. And finally, Americans are ditching their sleep medication.
The nighttime habits that can detect Parkinson’s disease. Then, how do we decide between risk and reward? Then, think twice before ordering a side of bacon. And finally…your sleeping habits could predict when you die.
Are robots helping or hurting the human workforce; Rewarding someone for a job well done may be a mistake; Pregnant women no longer have to give up caffeine; One more reason to get your eight hours of sleep each night.
Efforts to improve the health habits of children have largely failed; A recent study in reveals that our gender determines how our muscles interact with other metabolic tissue; Does toxic air damage our brains?; Video games may not be rotting our brains after all.
Why are farmers losing money? A new optical device can detect the risk of cavities before they appear. And finally… gardens around the nation are full of blooming roses and peonies. But as we inhale the sweet aromas, what’s happening in our brain?
Essential tremor has always been treated by medication that’s not guaranteed to work, or brain surgery. A doctor explains the new, non-invasive treatment that can help those suffering with ET.
Many children born after the start of the pandemic score lower in child development than children born before. Researchers explain possible theories for these children’s slower development scores.
Getting less than six hours of sleep per night has long been known to be hazardous to health, but the discovery of the mechanisms behind those hazards is leading scientists to strengthen their warnings.
People who suddenly speak with what sounds like a foreign accent often have a brain injury due to a stroke or other trauma. Experts discuss the syndrome and chances of recovery.
A study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology shows that people with conditions such as eczema, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis are often made miserable by itching. Those with itch were more than twice as likely to be depressed and nearly twice as likely to have suicidal thoughts as controls without those conditions.
About a quarter of people over 65 have heart valve disease, and the medication Celebrex might be increasing that risk. Then, flu season is almost over, but be aware, come Fall, that what you eat can sabotage your flu shot. Then, adult cannabis use and the correlation of increased need for more sedatives during surgery. Then, A new study showing …