UCLA doctors use magnetic stimulation to ‘rewire’ the brain for people with depression

UCLA doctors use magnetic stimulation to ‘rewire’ the brain for people with depression

FDA-approved therapy appears to be effective for some whose condition isn’t improved with medication. Americans spend billions of dollars each year on antidepressants, but the...
Carbs During Workouts Help Immune System Recovery

Carbs During Workouts Help Immune System Recovery

Dr Jonathan Peake and Dr Oliver Neubauer, from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, led a research review of studies about exercise and...
New technique makes brain scan better

New technique makes brain scan better

People who suffer a stroke often undergo a brain scan at the hospital, allowing doctors to determine the location and extent of the damage. Researchers...
More frequent sexual activity can boost brain power in older adults

More frequent sexual activity can boost brain power in older adults

More frequent sexual activity has been linked to improved brain function in older adults, according to a study by the universities of Coventry and...
Parkinson's disease is partly an autoimmune disease, Columbia study finds

Parkinson’s disease is partly an autoimmune disease, Columbia study finds

Researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity--in which the immune system attacks the body's own tissues--plays a role in Parkinson's disease, the...
Marriage could make men fatter, says new study

Marriage could make men fatter, says new study

Being married makes men gain weight, and the early days of fatherhood add to the problem. The study shows that married men have a higher...
Nonprescription use of Ritalin linked to adverse side effects

Nonprescription use of Ritalin linked to adverse side effects

New research from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions that explored the potential side effects of the stimulant drug Ritalin on those...
How Porn affects Your Sexual Function

How Porn affects Your Sexual Function

In a recent study, scientists find that men who prefer pornography to real-world sexual encounters might find themselves caught in a trap. They are unable...
Cannabis blunts the brain's reward system

Cannabis blunts the brain’s reward system

Regular cannabis use over many years lowers levels of dopamine, which plays a key role in how the brain processes motivation, pleasure and reward. This...
Gut bacteria may help treat autism

Gut bacteria may help treat autism

Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that this might reduce the...

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