People who laugh at themselves make better lovers: study

Laughs are usually the last thing you want to hear while your clothes are off, but a new study in the Journal of Research in Personality might have you...

Brain cell identified as ‘mediator of disease’

Brain inflammation is a marker of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, and some psychiatric disorders. A new study finds a subtype of brain cell that is key in neuroinflammation,...

What does it mean if your ESR is high?

Doctors call the ESR test a nonspecific test, as it only confirms the presence or absence of inflammatory activity in the body. Doctors typically use other lab...

Why your brain works best during autumn

Ever thought your brain works better at different times of the year? Well, you weren’t wrong. Our brains do work better at different times of the year and...

New York politicians choose fear over science in cereal panic

The latest anti-science frenzy has come to New York. Last month, a trial-lawyer-linked environmental advocacy outfit said children’s cereals contain a weed-killing chemical with dubious health risks. Clickbait...

Serious genital infection linked to some diabetes drugs: FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Wednesday a serious genital infection has been reported in patients taking a certain class of diabetes drugs, with...

The Essential Value of a Sound Snooze

WITH SUMMER GIVING WAY to fall and a return to school and work, our internal body clock start making its own adjustments to the shorter days, longer nights...

They pledge. Get hazed. The cycle continues

 Colin Schlank says he was in the backseat of a speeding car with a blindfold over his eyes. Music was blasting as the vehicle swerved from side...

The brain uses its ‘autocorrect’ feature to make out sounds

New research has zoomed in on the brain's speech recognition abilities, uncovering the mechanism through which the brain discerns between ambiguous sounds."Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde...

Eight ways to use coffee on the skin, scalp, and hair

Coffee is a source of nutrients and antioxidants that may benefit the skin, scalp, and hair. A person can use it to exfoliate, treat acne, increase blood...

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