02/26/2015
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  • NEWS

    Everyone knows too little sleep isn't good for your health.  But now, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology, research suggests that getting too much sleep may increase your risk of suffering a stroke. Learn more


  • NEWS

    A study conducted by researchers from University of Sydney’s School of Psychology found that the “love hormone," oxytocin, has the ability to reverse the effects of alcohol intoxication in rats. Learn more


  • NEWS

    People with ADHD, particularly women, have a lower life expectancy and are twice as likely to die prematurely compared to those without the disorder, concludes new research from the University of Denmark. Learn more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Here's what stress does to your body and what you can do to reduce the effects.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Depression is rage spread thin.

    —George Santayana


  • NEWS

    A team of Mexican researchers believe that a skin test could be used to detect brain conditions, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, early, which experts say is the key to preventing the loss of brain tissue. Learn more.


  • NEWS

    Three men who lost the use of their hands in accidents have become the first people to receive bionic hands controlled by transplanted nerve tissue, according to a report from the Medical University of Vienna. Learn more.

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    Two Cambridge University professors, James Watson and Frances Crick make what’s now considered one of the seminal discoveries of the 20th century—they figure out DNA’s double helix structure that allows it to “unzip” to create copies of itself and make it possible to pass genetic instructions from one generation to another. Later, at lunch at a nearby pub, Crick announces that he and his partner have found  “the secret to life.”  Get the full story.

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