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What is poliosis?

Poliosis is a condition that causes a white patch or patches to appear in a person's hair.<p>Glancing into the bathroom mirror and noticing streaks of …

Deadly brain tumors halted by blocking telomere protein

Glioblastoma brain tumors are notoriously difficult to treat, and the prognosis is poor for people with this type of brain cancer. However, a new …

Medical Research

Brand New 1997 McLaren F1 With 148 Miles For Sale; This Is Not A Drill

Curious cases of brand new or super low-mileage cars for sale pop up every so often. Usually they concern a Lexus LFA or a Nissan 240SX. This one …

Coffee compound may prevent type 2 diabetes

Your morning coffee could help to stave off type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests, but it's not down to the caffeine content.<p>Researchers have found …

Jay Leno Hi, AAA ... My Exotic Car Needs a New Wheel!!!

How many people does it take to fix a tire on <b>Jay Leno</b>'s super exotic sports car? Seven oughta do the job, based on what happened in Burbank, CA.<p>The …

Jay Leno

This simple drawing test could identify Parkinson's disease

The new software could make early diagnoses much easier<p>Researchers have identified a practical test that can be used to diagnose the early stages of …

RMIT University

There's Another New 'Fastest Lotus Ever' And Nothing Is Sacred

Lotus has tweaked the Evora GT430 in the form of the new ‘Sport’ model, which is confusingly intended to actually be easier to live with over the …

Lotus Cars

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

Things like managing blood pressure, controlling cholesterol, and losing extra weight are good for your brain too.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

The Brain

Your Brain Changes Throughout Your Life

Researchers say the brain doesn’t just change in youth and older age. Their study may have implications in mental health treatments.<p>Researchers can …

Can injecting Zika into brain kill deadly glioblastoma?

A new study shows the Zika virus kills brain cancer stem cells—the kind of cells most resistant to standard treatments.<p>The findings suggest the …

Public Health

Rare Skin Disease Ruined Gaza Man's Life — Until Israeli Doctors Stepped In

Muhammad Taluli arrived from Gaza at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center a few months ago and unwrapped the cloth from his hands to reveal gray and white growths that looked like tree bark. The doctors had never seen anything like it.<p>In fact, there have been only a handful of such extreme cases of …

Medicine

Triple Threat: New Pneumonia Is Drug-Resistant, Deadly And Contagious

In the past few years, there have been so many "superbugs" appearing in hospitals around the world that we here at Goats and Soda haven't had the time or resources to report on all of them.<p>But a new type of pneumonia emerging in China seems so important that we dropped what we were doing to write …

Public Health

Ovarian cancer symptoms and warning signs

With around 22,440 new cases of ovarian cancer predicted for 2017, it's possible that a woman you know may receive a diagnosis. Ovarian cancer is the tenth most common cancer and the fifth-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., but it can be treated if it's caught early, according to the …

What is pressured speech in bipolar disorder?

Pressured speech is a symptom of several mental health conditions. Bipolar disorder is one of the more common disorders that includes pressured …

Mental Health

Biologists identify new source for brain’s development

The Role of Glia<p>A team of research biologists has discovered that much of our brain development arises from an unexpected source: glia, non-neuronal …

Neuroscience

Many People Can Delay Treatment For Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds

Most people diagnosed with cancer want to start treatment as soon as possible, for fear that delaying care will allow their tumor to grow out of control.<p>So Terry DeBonis' approach to treating her thyroid cancer might seem surprising. Although she was diagnosed with cancer four years ago, she still …

Time Travel Isn't Possible ... or Is It?

The speed at which you move through space determines the speed at which you move through time.<p>Special relativity teaches us that the three dimensions of space and the solitary dimension of time are woven together like a fabric. It's impossible to think of them as separate entities, only a singular …

Physics

F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …

Cancer

Alzheimer's disease: Scientists close in on how it starts and how to stop it

Scientists identified a sequence of events involving immune cells and proteins that become abnormal in Alzheimer's disease. They suggest that this …

Vitamin B linked to increased lung cancer risk

Although vitamin B supplements claim to increase energy and improve metabolism, a new study finds a relationship between high doses of certain B …

What's to know about raccoon eyes?

Raccoon eyes may be used to describe large dark rings around the eyes. They can signify a few different conditions that cause internal bleeding near …

Schizophrenia: Common amino acid could hold key, study finds

A new in vivo study has linked schizophrenia with an overload of a common amino acid in pregnant mothers. The researchers hope that their findings …

Unexpected memory retrieval mechanism found in landmark study

A landmark study exploring a little-researched area of the hippocampus made an unexpected discovery about how memory is retrieved. The scientists …

Neuroscience

Fish oil may prevent seizures by boosting brain estrogen levels

A fatty acid abundant in fish oil could yield a new medication for the treatment of epilepsy, a new study suggests, after finding that it reduced …

Surprising neural communication mechanism revealed

A new study has made the surprising discovery that neurons are capable of controlling how much dopamine they release, which goes against what …

Scientists Just Discovered New Kinds of Cells in The Human Brain

It could help detect brain disease before it occurs.<p>Neuroscientists have discovered a new way to categorise neurons at a molecular level. This will …

Neuroscience

Nerve fibers regenerated with molecular mix

Scientists may have found a way to regrow axons - a crucial part of a neuron also known as a nerve fiber - after injury. The findings may help …

This Powerful New Painkiller Could Be The Unexpected Ticket to Replacing Opioids

We desperately need a new drug to treat pain.<p>Researchers have developed a new class of pain relief that acts on an obscure nerve pathway, opening the …

Medicine

Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing

Since the 1970s, researchers have taken an interest in high-dose vitamin C and its therapeutic potential for treating cancer. New research shows how …

Medical Research

Lower Brain Serotonin Levels Linked to Dementia

<i>Summary: A new Johns Hopkins University study adds further evidence to the link between serotonin and dementia. According to researchers, lower</i> …