Melatonin, a sleep hormone often synthesized into supplement form, shows potential in combating coronavirus, according to a new study. Researchers found that patients who took melatonin were significantly less likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19.
Psychedelics researchers created a playlist that runs nearly 7 hours long to guide study participants as they trip on psilocybin, the psychedelic found in "magic" mushrooms. The playlist starts with slow and steady classical music.
One of the thorniest dilemmas posed by prostate cancer is whether, and when, to give radiation therapy—with its potential bad side effects—to men after surgery to remove the prostate gland. Now, three new randomized clinical
Dr. Sandra Lee, better known as Dr. Pimple Popper, drained a woman's epidermoid back cyst, which had become inflamed and turned purple because it ruptured under her skin. Dr. Pimple Popper said these cysts look
An August 2018 study that won a 2020 Ig Nobel Prize looked at whether a person could identify a narcissist based on their eyebrows. The researchers found people with "distinct" eyebrows were more likely to
S Dr. Anthony Fauci, a leading US expert in infectious disease, said in a recent interview that he takes vitamin D and C supplements to keep a healthy immune system. There's good science behind his
As gyms in major metro areas like New York City have reopened, people are weighing whether it's worth going back. Research suggests that people may be able to resume gym workouts with limited risks. The
In this special episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we focus on a serious topic that everybody is talking about: SARS-CoV-2, and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Every day at Live Science, our reporters and editors
Let us make our lockdown experience fascinating by doing the following activities. By Meenambika Menon In these uncertain times when each one of us is experiencing a mixed feeling of boredom and confusion, we can
As the novel coronavirus continues to infect people around the world, news articles and social media posts about the outbreak continue to spread online. Unfortunately, this relentless flood of information can make it difficult to