Human Sciences

Fighting obesity — could it be as plain as dirt?

Medicine
It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but ...

Why Oregon’s state nut may be the key to disease ...

Medicine
Dec 10, 2018 – Aurora, Ore. – Hazelnuts are poised to be the “it” nut for 2019, and new research ...

Are you stressed? Your eyes may provide a window into ...

Medicine
With nearly breakneck speed, the demands of work productivity in today’s society seem to have increased tenfold. Enter multitasking as ...

Mental health of children can be affected by news of ...

Antropology
COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 2018, American children have been exposed to multiple disasters – ravaging wildfires in California, to major ...

The link between obesity, the brain, and genetics

Medicine
Clinicians should consider how the way we think can make us vulnerable to obesity, and how obesity is genetically intertwined ...

Lyme Disease and the path toward diagnosis

Medicine
Many people have heard the term Lyme Disease before, but most are unaware of the extent the health condition can ...

New neurons archive old memories

Medicine
The ability to obtain new memories in adulthood may depend on neurogenesis — the generation of new neurons in the ...

Spanish researchers cure type 2 diabetes and obesity in mice ...

Medicine
A research team from the UAB led by Professor Fatima Bosch has managed to cure obesity and type 2 diabetes ...

A new link between cancer and aging

Medicine
Scientists at Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina have found that human lung cancer cells resist ...

Why popcorn tastes better when you eat it with chopsticks

Antropology
COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you are not enjoying your favorite things as much as you used to, new research suggests ...