Prenatal stress could affect baby’s brain, say researchers

New research from King's College London has found that maternal stress before and during pregnancy could affect a baby's brain development. In their study published...

Burnout and care quality are connected, Stanford researchers find

A well-known problem in research is reporting bias, or paying attention to interesting results while ignoring other findings. The risk of reporting bias is...

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute has decided to award the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to William G. Kaelin, Jr.,...

Stem Cell Studies Offer Hope for Childhood Neurological Condition

Two new studies by an international team of researchers report progress in using stem cells to develop new therapies for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD), a...

Researchers Study Links Between Sleep, Sleep Medicine And Dementia

Do you notice your thinking is affected by how you sleep? Here’s what some people in Market Square said: “If I sleep well, I definitely feel...

What are the health benefits of triphala?

Triphala is an ancient herbal remedy with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial effects. Triphala may have various health benefits, such as improving oral and digestive...

High blood pressure: Herbal remedies may inspire future treatments

Currently, hypertension affects an estimated 1 in 3 adults in the United States. Although dietary and lifestyle changes can sometimes be sufficient, medication is necessary in some cases. Antihypertensive medications...

The potent effects of Japan’s stem-cell policies

Tucked away in Tokyo’s trendiest fashion district — two floors above a pricey French patisserie, and alongside nail salons and jewellers — the clinicians...

Body clock influences how well the immune system works

New research in mice has found that the immune system does not respond equally well at different times of the day. This suggests that...

Johns Hopkins researchers link a gene to melanoma growth and spread

Using a small noncoding RNA, microRNA 211, and tools that track the stability and decay of the protein-coding and noncoding RNAs in lab-grown melanoma...