This sport may be a physical therapy for Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that pingpong may hold promise as a possible form of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease. They found people with...

If you’re aging and on medication, it might be time to re-assess your alcohol...

Drinking patterns tend to change as we age. The older we get, the more likely we are to drink on a daily basis. But older...

Can a phone call help restart the heart?

When the heart suddenly stops beating, each passing moment can mean life or death. That is why emergency health providers and advocates are urging states...

Scientists develop simple self-charging battery to power electronic devices

A new type of battery combines negative capacitance and negative resistance within the same cell, allowing the cell to self-charge without losing energy. This has...

Solar storms could scramble whales’ navigational sense

When our sun belches out a hot stream of charged particles in Earth's general direction, it doesn't just mess up communications satellites. It might also...

Common heartburn drugs may foster harmful bacteria in your gut

In a new study, researchers found that common heartburn meds may foster the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the gut. They found people who use...

Scientists find a better way to build diamonds

With the right amount of pressure and surprisingly little heat, a substance found in fossil fuels can transform into pure diamond. It sounds like alchemy:...

Obesity leads to premature aging, new study shows

Globally, an estimated 1.9 billion adults and 380 million children are overweight or obese. According to the World Health Organization, more people are dying from...

This diabetes drug may reduce dangerous side effects in steroid therapy

In a new study, researchers found that a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes could offer a simple and cheap solution to reduce...

Different foods linked to different types of stroke

In a new study, researchers found that different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke. The team found that while...

For older people, eating less salt could mean a larger fall in blood pressure

Most people get a blood pressure-lowering benefit from eating less salt and the less you eat, the more you benefit, but a new study...

Mid-life weight gain linked to faster decline in lung function in older age

In a new study, researchers found that mid-life weight gain is linked to an acceleration in the natural decline in lung capacity that comes...

Scientists find new treatment to destroy prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men after lung cancer. Treating the disease in the small gland that surrounds the...

Long-term use of depression drug may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that long-term antidepressant use increases the risk for type 2 diabetes onset in a time- and dose-dependent manner. The...

Diet high in this nutrient may help fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Early in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, the brain becomes overexcited, potentially through the loss of inhibitory, or GABAergic, interneurons that keep other neurons...

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A 2,700-year-old cuneiform tablet from ancient Iraq depicts the demon that the ancient Assyrians thought caused epilepsy. It’s a previously overlooked element of the tablet...
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In a recent study, researchers found compelling evidence of a yet-to-be-discovered planetary body with a mass somewhere between that of Mars and Earth. The mysterious...
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Scientists discover potential human habitat on the moon

In a recent study, researchers found potential human habitat on the moon. They found a large open lava tube in the Marius Hills region of...

Scientists discover a real Jurassic Park in Utah

An ancient desert covered in sand dunes as far as the eye could see, where dinosaurs and small mammals once roamed, may have been...

Scientists find new way to cure baldness

Few things on earth strike fear into the hearts of men more profoundly than hair loss. But in a new study, researchers found reversing baldness...