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Studying the brain’s reward system

Why are some people able to stop after eating just a few potato chips, while others aren’t satisfied until the bag is nothing but...

Schizophrenia originates early in pregnancy, ‘mini-brain’ research suggests

Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals the brain disease likely begins very early in development, toward...

Brain training game first to successfully reduce risk of dementia

Computerized brain-training is now the first intervention of any kind to reduce the risk of dementia among older adults. The breakthrough results from a...

New Painkillers Reduce Overdose Risk

Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed new opioid pain relievers that reduce pain on par with morphine...

Tooth cavities may be fought ‘naturally’ with Galla Chinensis

A new finding could one day lead to natural anti­cavity products, researchers in China report.The scientists from West China School of Stomatology and Academic...

Why these Amish live longer and healthier: An internal ‘fountain of youth’

The first genetic mutation that appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging in humans has been discovered in an extended family of...

Study refutes theory linking cognition, genes and income

Researchers have cast doubt on a widely-held belief that connects family income with cognitive development, according to a new study published in Proceedings of...

Gut microbes can protect against high blood pressure

Microbes living in your gut may help protect against the effects of a high-salt diet, according to a new study from MIT.The MIT team,...

Three-dimensional nanomagnets for the computer of tomorrow

Since the late 60´s electronic devices have stored and transmitted information (bits) in two-dimensional circuits. Now, researchers at the University of Cambridge have been...

Tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer

Cancer researchers at the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway have in the recent years experienced with hundreds of known drugs, to see how...