05/29/2015
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  • NEWS

    Increasing the amount of cereal fiber that you eat may affect your diet and weight in a way that lowers your risk of type 2 diabetes, suggests a new study in Diabetologia. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago say that a person's level of racism and sexism can be reduced by manipulating how his brain learns while he's sleeping. Learn more


  • NEWS

    People who regularly exercise in middle age may be able to slow the shrinking of their brains as they get older, according to research at the National Institute on Aging. Learn more

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    It's a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.

    —Dave Barry


  • NEWS

    According to a small study published in the journal Contact Dermatitis, one in 10 people experience issues with their tattoos, such as infection, itching and swelling - even years after getting them. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Anxiety has passed depression as the most common mental health diagnosis among college students, according to a recent study at Penn State University. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    After researching a drug for two years, Ernst Chain and Howard Florey, two scientists at the University of Oxford in England, finally try it on a group of mice that had been given lethal doses of bacteria. The mice stay healthy. It appears the researchers have made a huge breakthrough in treating infections. But they know that soon they'll need to test it on humans, Get the full story.  

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