Health & Medicine

Promising treatment for Alexander disease

Alexander disease refers to a progressive disorder of cerebral white matter, commonly detected in infants and children. Its prevalence is unknown; however, approximately 500...

Autism Affects Gut Bacteria and Not the Other Way

Autism spectrum disorders comprise a diverse group of conditions involving developmental problems of the nervous system, which affect the interactions with the environment and...

Yoga —The Science Behind its Benefits

“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that...

An mRNA-Based Anti-Tick Vaccine Can Prevent Lyme Disease

The population of ticks is growing and their topographical ranges are increasing, besides an upsurge in habitats apposite for these vectors. Ticks generally transmit...

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Can Boost Our Memory

We remember things, words, and experiences from the past with the help of our memory. Episodic memory, damaged in some dementias and neuropathologies, stores...

Little Cancer Exterminators: Natural Killer Cells From Our Bodies, a New Treatment for Fighting...

Cancer is a worldwide burden and is a leading cause of death, accounting for nearly 10 million during the last year. The name of...

Youthful Gut, Rejuvenated Brain: Intestinal Bacteria from Young Mice Reverse Aging

Aging is a natural process all living organisms undergo. As humans, we experience changes to our external features as well as internal functions and...

Do Genes Determine Sexual Preferences?

Genetic bases of homosexuality After the human genome sequence was completed, the popularity of genetic tests started growing, allowing us to dismantle who our ancestors...

Hydrolates: Natural Solutions as Effective as Essential Oils

Hydrolates or flower waters are known for their antimicrobial properties and are widely used in food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetological industries. They have softer action than essential oils, making them an excellent base for the production of soaps, lotions, and creams.

New Insights Treating Rare Type of Alzheimer’s Disease

In a recent article published in Nature, Randall Bateman and colleagues report new insights into the effect of treatment in patients with inherited Alzheimer's.