Articles By John Ericson
Mushroom Supplement Could Prevent HPV, Cervical Cancer
A Japanese mushroom extract was shown to eradicate HPV in cervical cancer cells as well as mouse models of the infection.
Lost Your Keys? Blame Your Genes
A certain gene variation may be responsible for everyday forgetfulness and other lapses in short-term memory, a new study finds.
Are Preterm Children Bad At Math?
Children born significantly ahead of term may be at greater risk of developing math difficulties like dyscalculia.
Man Talks About His Wife's Struggle With Mental Illness [VIDEO]
Mark Lukach's TEDx Talk reveals the everyday reality of mental illness.
FDA Approves First Implantable Device For Specific Hearing Impairment
The FDA has approved the first-ever implantable hearing device for adults suffering from high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss.
Smokers' Bones Heal Slower Than Everyone Else's
Smokers' bone-healing cells are worse in quality, less active, and slower at dividing than non-smokers', a UK study finds.
Curing Jet Lag By 'Resetting' Your Body Clock
A newly discovered enzyme hints at ways to "reset" the human body clock and effectively cure the fatigue of travel and shift work.
New Test Could Spot Alzheimer's 'Decades' Before Symptoms Appear
A new biomarker found in spinal fluid may help doctors and researchers spot Alzheimer's disease long before symptoms appear.
To Lower Sodium Intake, Educate The Public On Spices And Herbs
Educating the public on spices and herbs in cooking may help lower the rate of health complications associated with excessive sodium intake.
This Is What Happens In Your Brain When You Have A Panic Attack
To overcome the dread and terror of sporadic panic attacks, it is useful to know what happens in your brain during one.
Nanotechnology Could Help Detect Cancer Cells
"Nano-flares" may make it easier for doctors to diagnose breast cancer before it spreads to neighboring tissue.
OSU Mumps Outbreak Hits 28 Cases, And Counting
The mumps outbreak at Ohio State University has reached 28 cases — and with an incubation period of nearly a month, more are expected to follow.