Gabriela Maldonado

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Scientists hail the most 'advanced anti-ageing serum' in the world

New research suggests skincare tailored to individuals' DNA may be the best way to combat the appearance of ageing<p>Those who believe that beauty is only skin deep may need to think again.<p>A most advanced anti-ageing serum ever created is going far deeper in the pursuit of the ultimate skincare …

Skin Care

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Napping

Slowly but surely, more and more high achievers are coming around to the idea that an afternoon nap can do a body (and a bottom line) good. But there are still enough doubters out there that haven't yet jumped on the napping bandwagon.<p>To help spread the power of the afternoon snooze, we got to the …

Climate change is not just about science – it’s about the future we want to create

Next December, 196 nations will meet in Paris to agree a course of action to respond to climate change. They will do so under the auspices of the UN framework convention on climate change. This is an international treaty negotiated at the Earth summit in Rio in 1992 with the objective to “stabilise …

Worm Living In Human Brain Gets Its Genome Mapped

For four years, it burrowed inside a man's head. Now, researchers are learning how.<p>For many years, a Chinese man in the U.K. experienced a range of debilitating neurological symptoms with no understood origin--including headaches, memory loss, and seizures. A biopsy found inflammation in the man’s …

How Much Is An NFL Brain Worth?

If the NFL will ever be able to turn the page on its long-running concussion crisis, then Wednesday may be a pivotal day.<p>At stake at a courtroom …

Profit

13 (Non-Pharmaceutical) Ways to Deal With PTSD

<i>Creative Commons image Apothecary cabinet, courtesy of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery on Flickr.</i><p>On Oct. 28, 2000 I witnessed the murder of my dear friend Wendy, and the shadow of that trauma has shaped my life ever since.<p>But that's not my whole story, nor do I want it to be. (I can almost hear …

Mindfulness Practices to Optimize Wellbeing

Whenever I go through a period of an arthritic inflammation, I end up feeling sorry for myself and thinking of myself as a victim, which leads to …

Sizing up a new particle accelerator, and the 'cosmic stupid' limit

Somehow, you have to like a paper which contains the phrase<p>Now, let us assume that the effective cross section for the inelastic scattering of two cosmic rays is of the size of the Universe.<p>Cosmic rays are tiny things - mostly protons, or atomic nuclei - travelling through space, so the idea that …

How to nip antisocial personality disorder in the bud

Malcolm Gladwell calls it the “law of the few”: a small number of people can make a huge impact on the world. The law of the few certainly springs to mind when we look at the effect on society of those individuals who meet the criteria for antisocial personality disorder (ASPD). They number about …

Brain tapeworm caused man's four-year headache

The tapeworm was nearly 4 inches long and had traveled from one hemisphere of a man's brain to the other. By the time doctors finally removed it, after nearly four years of it wriggling through his brain matter, the 50-year-old had suffered memory flashbacks, pain on his right side and complex …

Medicine

Brain damage could be repaired by creating new nerve cells

Scientists have raised hopes that brain damage caused by strokes, stab wounds and even bullets could one day be repaired by converting structural cells into functioning neurons.<p>For the first time, they have managed to regenerate damaged areas of the cerebral cortex of living animals by transforming …