Can poor sleep predict depression symptoms up to a year later in pre-teens? New research supports this hypothesis.
What if your own immune system cells could be genetically engineered to treat your cancer? The future is now!
Why are some cancers harder to fight than others? By analyzing the cells of one of the most difficult cancers to treat, liver cancer, scientists may begin to have answers.
Does giving a placebo require lying to a patient? This study concludes...no! Placebos still work even when the patient knows, at least for emotional distress.
Did you know that the modern US biomedical industry is built around the baby blue blood of horseshoe crabs? Come find out what scientists are doing to help protect the lives that are saving ours. #horseshoecrabs #conservation #marinebiology #aquaculture
Dementia is a condition that many of us are all too familiar with within friends and family. Dementia itself is a blanket term that describes several conditions including a decline in thinking skills, memory loss, and altered behavior, feelings and relationships. In contrast, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common…
Osteoblasts are cells that are responsible for bone formation. A lack of osteoblasts will cause osteoporosis – a disease that occurs when the body has too little bone. The current treatments for osteoporosis either slow down bone resorption, or promote the growth of osteoblasts. However, these treatments are often…
New research finds we were looking at sperm all wrong. For 350 years, scientists believed sperm wiggled their tails side-by-side to create a whip-like motion. Using 3D technology, a study found sperm actually move by rolling around and spinning their heads like tops.
The immune system is your body’s personal army of soldiers — when it comes across potentially harmful invaders like viruses and bacteria, it will flag those invaders for destruction. However, this defense system is not always perfect. In some cases, it may become overly active and attack healthy body cells,…
In a study conducted by Taiwanese scientists with female college students, they showed that internet addiction has a negative impact on sleep quality.