How accurate are mice studies at showing what will happen in humans? Dr. Donna Arnett discusses what we should keep in mind when reading about trials in mice.
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Scientists say exposure to micro plastics is unavoidable. How did the pandemic affect rates of alcohol use? There was a 25% increase in alcohol-related deaths in 2020 compared to the previous year. And finally…the food you eat may be affecting your personality.
Is your medication harming the health of your baby? Then, the number of drugs laced with Fentanyl has skyrocketed. And finally, our vocal habits change depending on who we’re talking to.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive brain disorder that can only be diagnosed after death. The condition is caused by repeated head trauma, but much of CTE is still a mystery. Dr. Michael Alosco discusses who he thinks is most at risk and the various obstacles researchers face while studying CTE.
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?
Scientists might have found a way to reduce or delay dementia. Then, a new treatment destroys advanced stage ovarian cancer in mice. And finally, with so much information at our fingertips, how can we know what's true?
Researchers have discovered that love is a natural addiction. It lights up the same part of our brain that substance addiction does. Experts discuss how love affects our brain and why we need it for our survival.
A vaginal rejuvenation laser treatment has been accused of targeting breast cancer patients and not upholding its promises. An expert reveals how this treatment can cause worse harm and chronic pain to breast cancer patients.
Does global warming affect human aggression? Then, a new mouse study shows a link between your nighttime routine and the quality of your sleep. And finally, in the wake of schools moving to virtual learning during the pandemic, scientists have found that rates of bullying actually went down.
New research shows that more than 99% of commonly used chemicals aren’t sustainable. Then, researchers have identified unique differences between autism symptoms in boys versus girls. And finally, how paper airplanes are inspiring new types of flying robots.
Less congested roads during the pandemic gave room for drivers to increase their speed, creating a whole new type of driving called ‘super speeding’. The issue is that there’s also been the largest number of car crash deaths since 2006. Experts talk about the dangers of speeding and how we can slow drivers down.
AI outperforms expert humans in brain surgery instruction. A new study finds brain measurements in children with ADHD not that much different than peers. And finally, the right education could decrease teen birth rates.