We have trillions of bacteria living in our guts, but this isn’t a bad thing! In fact, these colonies of bacteria help stabilize our bodies. A recent study suggests that these bacteria can also help regulate behavioral disorders.
Due to a rare genetic mutation, members of the Marsili family don’t feel pain. Scientists are studying this secret power in hopes of helping those who suffer from chronic pain.
With growing concern for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, medical experts are looking for new ways to fight microbial invaders. Recent studies suggest that busy buzzing bees may hold an answer.
Sometimes finding a new solution requires taking a new look at the problem. Recently, researchers have found that retinal scans may be a potential solution to perform early diagnoses of Alzheimer’s.
Coffee does more than wake people up in the morning and give an energy boost. Recent studies show that moderate consumption of this everyday beverage can have protective effects on the liver against various diseases.
We’re always told to get our eight hours of sleep to stay healthy, but how important is it? Recent studies by researchers at UC Irvine suggest that getting good deep sleep may help reduce the risk of getting Alzheimer’s.