Facebook Personality Types Can Be Seen In Your Newsfeed

How To Tell An Introvert From An Extrovert On Facebook

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:31

Facebook practices can tell us a lot about people's personalities even when they're not posting pictures or opinions on their page.

depression

Depressed People’s Brains Are Hyperconnected

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:03

Previously depressed young adults have hyperconnected emotional and cognitive brain networks, especially in the regions related to rumination.

neurons

Why Learning New Things Is So Difficult, And Ways To Make The Process Easier

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:11

Researchers have found why the brain finds it difficult to learn new tasks and believe the results from their study may help develop more effective rehabilitation programs for a variety of individuals, ranging from stroke patients to amputees.

Memories in brain

Scientists Figure Out How To Manipulate Emotions Linked To Memory

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:00

Scientists found great flexibility in brain circuits during memory formation for emotional events, which explains why recalling emotional experiences, even years later, can bring back the same intense feelings.

gene expression

Humans, Flies, And Worms Share Similar Patterns Of Gene Expression

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:00

A massive Yale-led analysis of genomic data has found that evolution used remarkably similar molecular toolkits to shape humans, flies, and worms.

Intelligence

4 Little-Known Facts About Intelligence

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:15

Intelligence is a complex subject to understand, and no one knows everything about it. Here are four things you may have never known.

alcohol abuse

Study Explains How Booze Impairs Your Immune System

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:22

Researchers figure out exactly why alcohol abuse is commonly associated with lung infections.

genetically modified baby

Fertility Clinic Investigates The Designer Babies It Created Years Ago

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:37

A private fertility clinic is quietly investigating the health of 17 designer babies it helped create using a procedure since banned by the FDA.

organscratch

Scientists Grow An Entire Organ From Scratch [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:25

The thymus sits right behind your breastbone. Or, if you're a mouse, it could be grafted to your kidney for four weeks.

Weight Loss

Weight Loss Surgery Lightens The Brain's Load, Stemming Alzheimer's

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:00

With the potential for dementia to develop out of obesity, normalizing brain function is essential. Bariatric surgery might help.

Facial Toning Duo

This Pair Of Headphones Could Leave You Wrinkle-Free [PHOTO]

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:52

An FDA-approved Facial Toning Duo claims to eliminate wrinkles and your desire for Botox.

Pediatric Diabetes

Moms With Gestational Diabetes Are Passing On Their Problems To Their Kids

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:00

Gestational diabetes affects about nine percent of the population, and it's rising. If that's an indicator of problems to come, then kids will be getting diabetes more, too.

stiff person syndrome

Stem Cell Procedure Helps Women With Stiff Person Syndrome

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:45

University of Ottawa doctors treated two patients suffering from Stiff Person syndrome with a previously untried therapy and both achieved clinical remission.

child

Most Of Your Child's Calories Store As Brain Food

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:51

A 4-year-old's brain requires twice as much glucose as an adult's, which results in a delay in physical growth.

Artificial Eye

How Artificial Eyes Are Made [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:30

Artificial eyes help thousands of people retain a sense of normalcy. If you've ever wondered how they're made, it's more an art than a medical service.

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