It’s common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health. And, when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, the side effects of smoking and the behaviors of people who smoke or vape could create a
When we communicate, there is often just as much meaning in what we don’t say as in what we say overtly. For example, if I say “Sally colored the circle or the triangle,” you will
If you’ve never done Pilates or yoga, it’s hard to know which is which. According to Gaby Noble, a leading Pilates expert and founder of Exhale Pilates London, put simply, “Yoga is more about spirituality and
The power of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine lies in its ability to find important statistical patterns in large datasets. A recently published study is an important proof of concept for how AI can help
When mice learn to do a new task, their brain activities change over time as they advance from ‘novice’ to ‘expert.’ The changes are reflected in the wiring of cell circuits and activities of neurons.
Researchers know exercise improves mood for people with depression, but there are still questions about exactly how it makes people feel better. The answers may be found in the endocannabinoid system. The system is made
News stories on medical research are affected by the quality of university press releases, but both sources often omit important information about the actual scientific study described, researchers from Karolinska Institutet report in the journal
Like making espresso or riding a bike, some actions that look simple, can actually be deceptively challenging. And that goes for the military press—that move where you press weights from your shoulders over your head.
The line between the human herpes simplex viruses—HSV-1 and HSV-2—is blurrier than previously thought, according to a new study published this week in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. Researchers found that HSV-1 and HSV-2 are
The discovery of insulin in the 1920s marked the breakthrough in the almost 3,500-year-long mystery of diabetes, a disease first described in ancient Egyptian papyruses. Until its discovery, physicians struggled to explain how symptoms such