Dr. Emiliano Santarnecchi hopes to use the placebo effect as a supplemental therapy to medicinal treatments. He discusses the potential applications, as well as the ethical dilemma behind this idea.
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.
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?
As production for a new lithium mine in Nevada gears up, the company behind the project reveals how they’re reducing the public health threats of the mining.
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?
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.
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.
A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has found no association between the vaccine and the likelihood of conception. Then, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, except maybe not for people who’ve experienced multiple major natural disasters. Then, a common food additive could be making you sick. And finally, a study has found people …
The future of climate change impacts a lot more than our crops. Natural disasters and mass migrations of people threaten the health and safety of populations and governments around the world. Experts discuss how climate change creates economic, sociological, political, and military issues.
A study finds that increased demand for plastic is doing more damage to both humans and our environment than we thought. Then, car crashes involving pot consumption have doubled over the last 20 years. A study finds that sitting around more is a big reason for the increase in depression. And finally, e-scooters often have a bigger carbon footprint than what …