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From Psychedelics To Alzheimer's, 2016 Was A Good Year For Brain Science

With a president-elect who has publicly supported the debunked claim that vaccines cause autism, suggested that climate change is a hoax dreamed up by the Chinese, and appointed to his Cabinet a retired neurosurgeon who doesn't buy the theory of evolution, things might look grim for science.<p>Yet …

Neuroscience

Mysterious Marijuana-Related Illness Popping Up In Emergency Rooms

The vomiting illness is increasing in states with legal pot.<p>A mysterious marijuana-related illness is popping up with increasing frequency in hospital emergency rooms, particularly in states where cannabis is now legal.<p>The symptoms are severe abdominal pain and violent vomiting — and most doctors …

Cannabis

Doctors issue new year detox health warning

<b>Doctors have issued a warning about the potential harms of undertaking a radical new year detox.</b><p>They highlight the case of a woman they treated last year who became critically ill after taking herbal remedies and drinking too much water.<p>The 47-year-old needed intensive care at Milton Keynes …

GM malaria vaccine 'milestone'

<b>A malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a "critical milestone" in human safety trials, say researchers.</b><p>Doctors used a genetically modified form of malaria that was unable to cause a full infection in people.<p>Trials, published in the journal Science Translational …

Your Microbiome May Determine Whether Your Diet Succeeds Or Fails

Switching to a healthier diet won't get you too far unless you have the right gut bacteria.<p>A gut bacteria makeover may not be at the top of your list of resolutions for 2017, but you’d be wise to consider it if your goals have anything to do with improving your diet or losing weight.<p>New research …

Microbiology

The Beginning Of 2017 Signals The End Of The Sugar Age

As 2017 begins, we’re all focused on our health. We’re hitting the gym, putting down the booze, and looking closely at what we eat. For a lot of people that involves looking at, among other things, sugar intake. Books like the <i>The Case Against Sugar</i> are climbing the bestseller charts, we’ve been …