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.
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.
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.
ASPD is a disorder where those affected don’t feel empathy. Many serial killers and rapists have ASPD, so why haven’t we been looking for a cure? An expert talks about the challenges facing ASPD research.
A new paper found psilocybin-assisted therapy could help relieve depression for up to a year. Scientists have identified a new chemical inside of us that promotes obesity. Earth’s natural coasts are disappearing. And finally, do mosquitoes care about your fashion sense?
Water from private wells could be harming your children. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, except maybe not for people who’ve experienced multiple major disasters. And finally, scientists are one step closer in their search for how to regrow lost limbs.
Sleep deprivation affects about three out of four teenagers in America. Inadequate sleep has been linked to depression, anxiety, weight gain, and worsened heart functioning. An expert shows through a case study how implementing later school start times allows students and parents to get more sleep.
Why should we trust our gut? Because it knows the difference between real and fake sugar. Then, a mouse study investigating a new cancer drug has found that the drug also improves metabolism. And finally, stop forcing food onto picky eaters.
An FDA-approved drug could help prevent memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients. Scientists discover why people with asthma are less likely to develop brain tumors. More than a third of Gulf War troops still suffer from Gulf War Illness, now a study shows that frequent exercise can help reduce symptoms. And finally, why are people moving back to their rural …
Study at Israel’s Sheba Medical Center shows that a 4th shot increases antibodies fivefold within a week. A new study shows the stigma of depression is lessening. Plus, a new survey finds that not everyone feels invited to the table when it comes to plant-based foods. And finally, analysis shows that recreational and even medical marijuana can contain high …