07/06/2015
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  • NEWS

    Men with low testosterone levels have higher rates of depression than men in the general population, concludes new research at George Washington University. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Playing video games within 24 hours of suffering a traumatic event could help reduce the occurrence of flashbacks or recurring bad memories, according to new research conducted by the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in the U.K. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Do you have light-colored eyes? According to new research at the University of Vermont in Burlington, people with light eyes--especially blue eyes--may be at an increased risk of abusing alcohol. Learn more

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    The most important thing is that sometimes you have to go through hard times to get to the good stuff.

    —Abby Wambach


  • NEWS

    The diabetes drug liraglutide, which is administered through injections, may help obese people lose weight and keep it off, according to new research at the Columbia University Medical Center. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Statins, a popular treatment for lowering cholesterol and risk of heart disease, also may increase aggression in older women while reducing it in men, according to new research from the University of California, San Diego. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    Driving gets a whole lot safer when a U.S. patent is awarded to a Swedish engineer named Nils Bohlin for an invention he calls the “three-point seat belt.” The U.S. didn’t require seat belts in American cars until 1968, a year after Bohlin, a safety engineer at Volvo, presented a study showing that the belts reduced the risk of injury or death by as much as 75 percent. Get the full story.

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