Toward a Molecular Explanation for Schizophrenia

Surprisingly little is known about schizophrenia. It was only recognized as a medical condition in the past few decades, and its exact causes remain unclear. Since there is no objective test for schizophrenia, its diagnosis is based on an assortment of reported...
Sending multiple sclerosis up in smoke

Sending multiple sclerosis up in smoke

Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease in which the immune system attacks the nervous system. The result can be a wide range of debilitating motor, physical, and mental problems. No one knows why people get the disease or how to treat it. In a new study...
Vaccination and the Gentle Art of Persuasion

Vaccination and the Gentle Art of Persuasion

Controversy about the risks of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines has been rumbling in the United States for years — and now it’s Israel’s turn. After finding traces of the polio virus in sewage, Israel’s Ministry of Health launched a national...
Meal timing can boost ovulation and improve fertility

Meal timing can boost ovulation and improve fertility

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a common disorder that impairs fertility by impacting menstruation, ovulation, hormones, and more, is closely related to insulin levels. Women with the disorder are typically “insulin resistant” — their bodies produce an...

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