Researchers discover that the activity of the nervous system might influence human longevity
Neural excitation linked to shorter life, while suppression of overactivity appears to extend life span
Protein REST, previously shown to protect aging...
10-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New center for autism research will explore the basic biology of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders
Scientists to study how genetic and environmental factors intersect to give rise to a family of dauntingly complex conditions affecting...
10-Oct-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Secret-shopper-style study of nine Web-based and digital-app vendors of contraception scripts shows their services are overall safe and efficient
Analysis also reveals reliable screening by vendors for contraindicated health conditions and...
23-Sep-2019 4:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers analyzed the genomes of 524 never before-studied ancient people, including the first genome of an individual from the ancient Indus Valley Civilization
Insights answer longstanding questions about the origins of farming and the source...
3-Sep-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Study identifies possible gene variants that determine whether a person infected with TB will progress rapidly to active disease.
4-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Number of Years in NFL, Certain Positions Portend Greater Risk for Cognitive, Mental Health Problems in Former Players
Study shows link between longer NFL career and higher risk of cognitive, mental health problems
Risk persisted over time, even 20 years following injury.
27-Aug-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Former NFL players reporting concussion symptoms following head injury more likely to report erectile dysfunction and low testosterone levels
Players reporting the most concussion symptoms have nearly twice the risk of ED, compared with players...
26-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Harvard Medical School has selected the 2019 media fellows for the first of two thematic tracks this year: The Doctor and the Machine: The promise and peril of artificial intelligence in medicine (Sept. 9-13)
19-Aug-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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