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Planning For The Care of a Special-Needs Child

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>Autism is a huge challenge, writes J.B. Handley. <i>We all</i> …

Women have bigger brain regions associated with intelligence

The differences in men and women even extend to the way our brains are built.<p>In the largest study yet on sex differences in the physical makeup of the human brain, researchers from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland have shown that men and women do, in fact, have different brain structures and …

Neurology

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans are strange, complicated creatures. Understand them a little better with these talks.<p>Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures, who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with sometimes, but it also makes us totally fascinating.<p>All our …

TED Talks

Listen To Your Gut Feeling

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>We’ve all had those moments when something just didn’t …

Mind
Psychology

F.D.A. Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Multiple Sclerosis

The Food and Drug Administration approved on Tuesday the first drug to treat a severe form of multiple sclerosis, offering hope to patients who previously had no other options to combat a relentless disease that leads to paralysis and cognitive decline.<p>The federal agency also cleared the drug to …

Medicine

Your Brain is Making You FAT

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>There’s an alarming trend occurring not only in America …

This is the precise time to go to bed if you want to wake feeling refreshed tomorrow

Are you sick of waking up feeling groggy every morning, doing battle with the snooze button as you try to grab a few more minutes precious shut-eye?<p>If you feel you're not getting enough sleep, you're far from alone: 39 per cent of people in England are suffering from disrupted sleep or insomnia …

Your Brain Ages Just Like Your Body—Here's How to Keep It Young

Humans spend a lot of time trying to slow down aging from the outside<i>—</i>we buy expensive face creams, spend hours primping in the mirror, and even turn …

Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg to cut risk of early death

Scientists say even just 2.5 portions daily can lower chance of heart disease, stroke, cancer and premature death<p>Five portions of fruit and veg a day is good for you, but 10 is much better and could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide every year, say scientists.<p>The findings of the …

Nutrition

The No. 1 killer in US hospital is… secrecy

What’s the biggest killer in hospitals? Secrecy. That’s the takeaway from the feds — specifically, the Government Accountability Office and the Food …

Alzheimer's could be flagged by sleeping in late

For many, the chance to have a lie-in most mornings is one of the luxuries afforded by retirement.<p>But according to new research, it could also be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s.<p>Scientists studying a cohort of over-60s found that those who consistently slept for more than nine hours each night …

Women's heart attacks harder to detect

On that November Sunday in 2015, Stephanie Thomas Nichols was 40 miles into her drive home to Townsend, Del., from her vacation cabin in Western …

What It's Like to Hold Your Own Heart

Heart transplant patient John Bell knows the exact whereabouts of the heart he was born with. It’s floating in a three-gallon jug of formaldehyde …

Medicine

Stem cells could restore vision after eye disease

A new technique using stem cells can restore vision in mice that have end-stage eye disease, a condition that is thought to bring irreversible vision loss.<p>Researchers used stem cells to grow new retina tissue in a lab, and then transplanted that tissue into mice that had end-stage retinal …

Could our cells one day be connected to our smartphone? Research suggests yes

Why it matters to you<p>Tracking health can be an extremely important part of many people's lives -- and this new tech could one day make it much …

Biology

Scientists make significant breakthrough in fight against antibiotic resistance

Scientists have made a significant breakthrough in the fight against superbugs.<p>Researchers have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic …

Microbiology

Epic dermis: Scientists develop 3D printer capable of producing 'living' human skin

New technology could put an end to chemical and cosmetic product testing on animals.<p>Spanish scientists say they have developed a prototype 3D printer …

Breakthroughs

Human skin can now be printed out in transplant breakthrough

A team of biologists has built a prototype 3D bioprinter that can create functional human skin, which could help bring an end to animal testing once …

3D Printing

Team develops a biosensor able to detect HIV only one week after infection

A team from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has developed a biosensor that can detect type 1 HIV during the first week after infection. …

How Silence Rewires Your Brain to be More Intelligent

In 2011, the Finish tourism board decided to run a campaign promoting the “silence” you can get by visiting the beautiful country. Along with photos …

Eating Your Way To Depression and Anxiety

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>It’s no wonder restaurants especially fast food …

Self-improvement

Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart From Stem Cells

However, there's still a long way to go before we'll have individualized replacement hearts.<p>Over a third of Americans who need a new heart will not …

Biotechnology

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will…Continue reading …

Self-improvement

When Old Medicine Goes Bad

Most of us have reached for a painkiller, at one time or another, only to discover the date on the label shows it has expired. But what does an "expiration" date on medicine really mean? Is it dangerous if you take it anyway? Less effective?<p>It turns out that date stamped on the label actually means …

Medicine

The Brain’s Connections Shrink During Sleep

This mass downscaling stops neurons from becoming saturated—which may be one of the reasons why sleep exists at all.<p>In your every waking moment, whether you mean to or not, you are absorbing new experiences, and changing your brain. Specifically, some of your neurons become more strongly connected. …

7 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

High blood pressure affects about one in three adults for all kinds of reasons, from genetics to stress. While medications can help keep it in check, …

Wellness

Got only 20 minutes to work out? Use it to add years to your life.

It was a crazy day at work, you’re meeting up with your friends later, and now you have less than half an hour to squeeze in some exercise. At that …

Exercise