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Major schizophrenia breakthrough finds immune cells on the wrong side of the tracks

For so long schizophrenia was seen as a disorder exclusively of the mind, but new lines of research are uncovering evidence that its machinations may …

Immune System

Brain cell identified as 'mediator of disease'

Brain inflammation is a marker of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, and some psychiatric disorders. A new study finds a subtype of brain cell that is …

The Brain

New Research Confirms That We Get Our Intelligence From Our Mothers

Science just proved what your mum has been saying all along<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research featured in <i>Psychology Spot</i> says people are born with conditioned genes that work differently depending on if they're from your mother or father — and …

IQ

New Technique Heals Wounds With Reprogrammed Skin Cells

People with severe burns, bedsores, or chronic diseases such as diabetes are at risk for developing wounds known as cutaneous ulcers, which can …

University of California

Scientists find that hundreds of gut bacteria are electric

New research uncovers a surprising fact about numerous types of gut bacteria: they can generate electricity.<p>Electrogenic bacteria are those that are …

University of California

Scientists Want to Align Your Internal Clock Because Timing Is Everything

Sometimes it's 7 a.m. outside, but 5 a.m. in your body.<p>In life, timing is everything.<p>Your body’s internal clock — the circadian rhythm — regulates an …

Immune System

Discovery of new neurons in the ear could lead to treatments for tinnitus

It's estimated that there are 100 billion neurons in the human body, so it's no surprise that some of them have evaded detection by scientists. Now, …

Research

How to Pair Adaptogens with CBD

Many people who choose to incorporate CBD products into their wellness routine may wonder how well CBD pairs with other powerful plant allies. …

Mushrooms

This Nutmeg Paste Will Help You Fall Asleep And Relieve All Your Insomnia Symptoms Overnight!

Getting a poor nights sleep has a variety of different consequences for the body. It increases levels of anxiety and depression, impairs cognition, …

Immune System

Cannabidiol Enhances Fracture Healing

FEB 08, 2018<p>Cannabis Sciences<p>FEB 08, 2018<p>Brief discussion on medical marijuana standards or testing requirements and if they deter or encourage the …

Cannabis

Study: CBD From Marijuana May 'Reset' The Brain To Counteract Symptoms Of Psychosis

Cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating compound in marijuana, continues drawing attention as a potential treatment for disorders and illnesses ranging from epilepsy to cancer. Now a new brain imaging study suggests that a single dose of CBD can reduce symptoms of psychosis by “resetting” activity …

Psychosis

3D printed bionic eye prototype could one day restore sight

Researchers hope the invention could one day restore sight for the blind.<p>Researchers have used 3D printing technologies to create light receptors on …

Newcastle University

High-fidelity CRISPR/Cas9- based gene-specific hydroxymethylation rescues gene expression and attenuates renal fibrosis

Abstract<p>While suppression of specific genes through aberrant promoter methylation contributes to different diseases including organ fibrosis, …

In Vivo

New Study Is the Most Successful Attempt to Gene Edit Human Embryos So Far

In the quest for CRISPR supremacy, China just won another first. Last week, a team used CRISPR-Cas9 to correct a single mistaken DNA letter in over a …

CRISPR

The Surprising Benefits of Being an Introvert

There are a lot of misconceptions about introverts — like that they’re antisocial, unfriendly, shy or lonely. But in many cases, being an introvert …

Personality

Mysterious new brain cell found in people

In a mysterious addition to the brain’s family of cells, researchers have discovered a new kind of neuron—a dense, bushy bundle (above) that is …

Gene Expression

Low-dose aspirin too risky for most people, studies find

Heart Health<p>Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who have already had one, but the risks aren't worth it for most, major new research finds.<p>Although aspirin has been used for more than a century, …

Aspirin

Elusive mitochondrial connection to inflammation uncovered

PINK1 and parkin proteins help to degrade damaged mitochondrial organelles, and abnormalities in these proteins are linked to Parkinson’s disease. …

Medical Research

4 Years After CDC Whistleblower Comes Forward: Nothing Happens

It was four years ago, August 2014, that a senior CDC scientist—Dr. William Thompson–claimed whistleblower protection by claiming that the CDC had …

Here’s how Stanford scientists measured the speed of death

How fast does death move? No, it’s not a riddle, but an actual honest-to-goodness question examined by researchers at Stanford University. For the …

Stanford University

Can You Flip a Switch and Shut Down Seizures?

<i>By Rochelle Hines, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas</i><p>The brain is a precision instrument. Its function depends on …

Neuroscience

Why the children of the identical twin women that married identical twin men will be genetic SIBLINGS

If the identical twin sisters who married identical twin brothers last weekend decide to start families, the couples' children will all be genetic …

Genetics

A Powerful Psychedelic Drug Gave Users a Taste of a Near-Death Experience

A new study sheds light on a myth surrounding DMT.<p>There’s no universally accepted definition of a near-death experience, but those who have come …

Genetic barcodes can record every cell’s history in real time

All humans begin life as a single cell that divides repeatedly to form two, then four, then eight cells, all the way up to the 26 billion or so that …

Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA

Scientists have created a powerful new tool to calculate a person’s inherited risks for heart disease, breast cancer and three other serious conditions.<p>By surveying changes in DNA at 6.6 million places in the human genome, investigators at the Broad Institute and Harvard University were able to …

Genetics

Brain area responsible for pessimism found

Neuroscientists have now found the brain area responsible for pessimism. The new research suggests that both anxiety and depression are caused by an …

Mental Health

What Weed Does to Your Brain

Here's what it looks like before, during, and after.<p>In recent years, with the legal status of marijuana shifting, the scientific community has sought …

Researchers Identify More Genes Showing Greater Breast Cancer Risk

More genes associated with an increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer have been identified by researchers.<p>Until now, only mutations in the …

Novel compounds turn old cells young again in promising new anti-aging research

A new study from researchers at the University of Exeter has shown how three specifically designed compounds can target the mitochondria in older …

Research