Scripps Florida Scientists Unveil Critical Mechanism of Memory Formation
In a new study that could have implications for future drug discovery efforts for a number of neurodegenerative diseases, scientists from the...
Intelligent Gel Attacks Cancer
A new injectable "biogel" is effective in delivering anti-cancer agents directly into cancerous tumours and killing them. This technology,...
FDA approves first genetically modified salmon for consumption
AquaBounty Technologies' salmon became the first genetically engineered animal to receive U.S. approval for human consumption, setting the stage...
Being Nurse Ratched: On maintaining strength during Noreen's latest challenge
My wife has endured more than her fair share of pain.
New approach offers minimally invasive repair for rotator cuff injuries
An innovative technique to repair torn rotator cuffs is making its way to the United States from Japan, offering patients the option to undergo a...
Here's why you probably need to wash your sheets right now
No one likes washing and changing their sheets, but what's the bare minimum you can get away with when freshening up your linens?
Best way to take somebody's temperature isn't the most pleasant
In what STAT describes as an "exhaustive" 24-page report, there's one type of thermometer that rises above the rest when it comes to gauging body...
Men change how much they eat when women are around
In what is likely an attempt to "show off," men eat more in the presence of women than in front of other men, according to new research out of...
In Dying Cells, UVA Finds Potential Way to Control Cholesterol Levels
A discovery about how the body deals with the cholesterol contained within its dying cells has suggested an exciting new approach to control...
Amphibian Approach to Help Bones Heal Faster and Better
Researchers from the University of Southampton are developing a new type of drug that may help bones heal faster and better.
Using sight and sound to trigger dementia patients' memories
From the antique cast-iron stove in the kitchen to the ancient wood-paneled radio in the living room, the decor in The Easton Home comes straight...
Dying 8-year-old cancer patient finds true love
When he was just 2 years old, David Spisak.