Jealous Dogs

Dog Jealousy: What Canine Emotions Say About Our Own

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:00

Dogs get jealous when you pay more attention to other dogs, suggesting the emotion is more primitive than some psychologists thought.

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Faster Treatment For Bipolar Depression May Soon Be On The Way

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:45

Treatments for bipolar depression currently take more than one session to begin working. But a new, lower strength treatment may soon help them improve their moods instantly.

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Futuristic Hearing Aid Inspired By Hypersensitive Hearing Of Flies

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 16:18

The O. ochracea fly is the inspiration behind a new hypersensitive and sound-selective hearing aid that may revolutionize the market for hearing assistance technology.

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No, Hollywood, You Don't Only Use 10% Of Your Brain [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 15:16

Hollywood, two-thirds of the population, and nearly half of science teachers are wrong — we use more than 10 percent of the brain’s capacity, maintaining energy and sustaining 86 billion neurons.

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Breakthrough May Offer 1st Schizophrenia Treatment Option Since 1950s

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:03

In the largest study ever conducted on a psychotic disorder, researchers have announced the identification of over 100 genetic loci linked to schizophrenia, which may help with developing new medicine.

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Stimulating The 'Feel Good' Hormone Could Wake You Up From Anesthesia

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:37

A study found that stimulating dopamine pathways in the brain of rats enabled them to regain consciousness from anesthesia much sooner.

Rape Kit

This Is What You'll Find In A Rape Kit [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 18:43

Rape kits contain various tools to help identify a woman's rapist. Sometimes, the exam can take as long as seven hours.

HIV Successfully Destroyed In Human Cells

By Successfully Destroying HIV In Human Cells, Scientists Offer Hope For A Cure

By | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 15:00

HIV has successfully been destroyed in human cells for the first time by a newly engineered two-step treatment.

Mental Health Research Has Hopeful Future

Active And At-Rest Brains Function The Same: What This Means For Mental Illnesses

By | Sun, 07/20/2014 - 15:31

Resting brains functions much like brains undergoing activity, which will help mental illness research.

Smells And Colors Have Associations In Our Brains

You Don't Have To Have Synesthesia To Smell Colors

By | Sun, 07/20/2014 - 14:33

Smells have certain colors associated with them, even among people without synesthesia, and regardless the culture you belong to.

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After A Divorce, You'll Lose Control Of More Than Just Sleep

By | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:05

People who are divorced are more likely to have sleeping problems, which can then lead to high blood pressure.

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Scientists Have Discovered Why Some Embryos Can't Grab On To The Uterine Wall

By | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:23

A team of researchers have identified a a crucial molecular key to successful embryo implantation, which may offer a clue into a variety of infertility issues.

IVF Treatment Made Safer With Natural Hormone 'Kisspeptin'

Women Seeking IVF Treatment May Now Have A Safer Procedure

By | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:04

In vitro fertilization treatments to stimulate eggs to maturity produce better outcomes by swapping the hormone hCG for the naturally occurring kisspeptin.

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That Small Bump To The Head May Be More Serious Than You Think

By | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:54

Researchers have found that bumping your head from falling off your bike, among other accidents, could cause brain damage that impacts thinking and memory skills.

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HPV Tests May Be Best For Determining Cervical Cancer Risk

By | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:22

A recent study has presented evidence to suggest that the HPV test is better than the Pap test for assessing cervical cancer risk.

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