Stem cell research offers new hope of restoring sight

The number of individuals who lose their sight due to end-stage retinal degeneration is steadily rising and currently, it cannot be reversed. However, groundbreaking […]

By |January 19th, 2017|

Could a chicory compound reduce Alzheimer’s-related memory loss?

Memory loss is a key characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease, which is a condition that affects more than 5.4 million people in the United States. […]

By |January 19th, 2017|

Oldest smallpox DNA discovered in 17th century child mummy

The oldest known sample of the smallpox-causing variola virus has been found within the DNA of a 17th century child mummy. The mummy was […]

By |January 18th, 2017|

Why you shouldn’t use cotton swabs to clean your ears

The doctors’ advice hasn’t changed much, but it’s still so unsatisfying: You should not use cotton swabs to clean your ears.

Updated clinical guidelines published […]

By |January 18th, 2017|

A DUI for caffeine? DA makes decision in strange case

A California DA has dropped charges against a man who was slapped with a DUI even though a drug test at the time only […]

By |January 17th, 2017|

The global experiment of marijuana legalization

In 2016, more countries legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes.

Marijuana, or cannabis, is “the most widely cultivated, produced, trafficked and […]

By |January 17th, 2017|