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Magnesium and the Ketamine Connection

A natural mineral mimics the intercellular effects of the anesthetic ketamine<p>Ketamine, an anesthetic and street drug known as “Special K” has …

Neuroscience

Scientists Discover a Hidden Ocean 'Twilight Zone' Filled With Unknown Fish

A whole new world to explore.<p>It's always been there, but a layer of the ocean is so distinct from the waters above and below it that it needed its …

Research

Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers say

<b>(CNN) —</b> For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.<p>The results of the study were presented Sunday at the annual Endocrine Society meeting in Chicago. The …

Women's Health

This Plant Is About to Be Your New Favorite All-Natural Antiaging Tool

Assuming you haven't been living under a rock for the last 20 years (or more), you've no doubt run headlong into the popular health phenoms of Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. These thousands-year-old systems of spiritual healing haven't been studied in depth or particularly effectively, but studies …

Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk

<b>By Amy Norton</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation may have a …

Medicine

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

Cell Biology

We Have Weird New Details on The Strangest Symbiotic Relationship Ever Found

It's not pretty.<p>Back in 2011, scientists discovered the world's only known example of a vertebrate cell hosting the cells of a completely different …

CBD can protect marijuana users from getting too stoned. Here’s how

Selective breeding for THC due to prohibition has caused a steady increase in the THC content of cannabis flowers and created a culture of consumers that has followed suit.<p>THC content is often the lead, and sometimes the only, data point for both (uninformed) sellers and consumers alike. As the …

Cannabis

Scientists Just Announced Our Best Shot at Ending Antibiotic Resistance to Date

A molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance.<p>Scientists have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance in multiple strains of …

Microbiology

Déjà vu Is a Neurological Phenomenon Scientists Claim

Have you ever experienced déjà vu? If so, you are among the 60-70% of the population who has. The majority of those who report déjà vu are between …

The Brain

How Racism Was First Officially Codified in 15th-Century Spain

In 1449 rebels in Toledo, Spain, published an edict you have probably never heard of, but whose effects still resonate today. It was the first set of discriminatory laws based on race.<p>You probably know about the widespread mistreatment of Jews in Spain, even if your first thought when someone says …

A 30-Minute Yoga Flow That Aids Digestion After a Big Meal

Went HAM on the turkey this Thanksgiving? That's what Turkey Day is for! But before you dig into the leftovers and cozy up on the couch, try this …

Scientists develop drug that 'could cure HIV and Aids'

Scientists have developed a drug they hope could lead to a cure for HIV and Aids.<p>Reseachers in Israel have identified a protein they claim can reduce …

Public Health

Creatures that keep Brazilians up at night

Running away to Brazil!!

Featured, travel<p>Brazil is truly a remarkable country. If the beaches and the vast geographical landscapes aren`t enough to captivate you, then the …

Brazil

'The Orgasm Is Deeper with Marijuana' – People Talk About Having Sex On Booze and Weed

After a study was carried out into the effect of both substances on people's sex lives, we thought we'd do some of our own qualitative research.<p>Last last month, a study that examined how weed and booze affects sex was published in the Archives of Sexual Behaviour. Researchers drew on a sample of 24 …

Cannabis

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List | Inc.com

<i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to be very direct. I've …

Books

Want to learn a new language? Get a partner and play this video game - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

ITHACA, N.Y. – Games are usually more fun when you play with other people, but if you're playing an educational game, interacting with other players …

Biotech Companies Given Green Light to Attempt to Regenerate Brains of the Dead

<b>Two biotech companies in the United States have been given the green light to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people.</b><p>Bioquark …

Inflammation May Hold Key to Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease

A new study poses an intriguing question: Does gum disease accelerate cognitive decline in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? The answer may be found in inflammation.<p>Aging affects our immune system, and inflammation is a normal part of the body's immune response to infection or injury. …

Dementia

Golden State Warriors’ Leandro Barbosa Swears By His Horse Medicine

Blink twice and you may miss the “Brazilian Blur,” 33-year-old Golden State Warriors guard Leandro Barbosa, who's also evidently really fast at …

Alternative Medicine

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

Self-awareness

In New Anti-Aging Strategy, Clearing Out Old Cells Increases Life Span of Mice by 25 Percent - MIT Technology Review

Can removing old, tired-out cells extend an animal’s life span?<p>That’s is the conclusion of first-of-a-kind study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic, …

Blood Tests

How to fly across the country for less than $40

These days, a plane ticket can cost less than a stay at the Motel 6.<p>A number of airlines are offering one-way flights for less than $30. Frontier has …

Flying

11 Tips for Flight Sales, Mistake Fares & Free Hotel Nights

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High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

Cannabis

12 Awe-Inspiring Poets To Read In Your Lifetime

Poets have a way of evoking life's most complex philosophies in just a few short lines. And falling upon the right ears, those lines can change lives.<p>The 12 poets below are seekers, mystics, naturalists and more. In their words, we hope you find beauty and meaning:<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>26 Books Every …

Literature

E-cigarettes are no safer than smoking tobacco, scientists warn

Vaping is no safer than smoking, scientists have warned after finding that e-cigarette vapour damages DNA in ways that could lead to cancer.<p>Researchers at the University of California created an extract from the ‘smoke’ of e-cigarettes and used it to treat human cells in a lab.<p>The exposed cells …