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Scientists link neurotrnsmitter activity in human brain with autism

Dec 21, 2015 AM EST A new study by neuroscientists at Harvard and MIT has identified a link between the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA and symptoms of autism.

FDA proposes age limit, reforms on tanning beds

Dec 19, 2015 AM EST The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a blanket ban on the use of electronic tanning devices by younger teens and children.

Coffee intake linked to lower risk of death

Dec 17, 2015 PM EST A 10-year U.S. study has revealed that people who people who drank coffee were less at risk to die of many causes, as compared to those who didn't drink coffee at all.

Dinosaur species discovered, with an intriguing 'sail' on the back

Dec 17, 2015 PM EST Scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur with a mysterious appendage on its back.

90% of cancers can be avoided by choosing a healthy lifestyle, study says

Dec 17, 2015 AM EST A new study has revealed that environmental factors, smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution cause nine out of 10 cancers.

Humans sleep less than other mammals, but better

Dec 17, 2015 AM EST A new study has revealed that humans are better sleepers than other mammals.

Both active and passive smoking linked to infertility and early Menopause

Dec 16, 2015 AM EST A new study suggests that smoking and being exposed to secondhand smoke may result in early menopause and infertility in women.

Standing and walking, even briefly, improves blood sugar levels

Dec 16, 2015 AM EST A new study from the UK suggests that brief periods of standing or walking may improve blood sugar levels in older women at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Pets in the bedroom may help you sleep better

Dec 15, 2015 AM EST A new study reveals that people who let their pets sleep in their bed or bedrooms at night enjoy a better night's sleep.

Suicide' gene therapy can cancer cells

Dec 15, 2015 AM EST In a recent study, researchers have discovered that suicide gene therapy can kill prostate cancer cells.

Helping others may reduce your stress levels, study says

Dec 15, 2015 AM EST According to a new research study, helping others in solving their problems can actually protect you from the negative effects of stress of your personal problems.

Antidepressants linked to higher risk of autism

Dec 15, 2015 AM EST Researchers from University of Montreal have linked antidepressants taken during pregnancy to the risk of autism in the children of women who took the antidepressants.

New cure for Hepatitis C found

Dec 14, 2015 AM EST New research by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray has led to a new cure for Hepatitis C there's new hope for patients with advanced liver disease due to the chronic viral ...

Stress increases risk of Alzheimer's in elderly

Dec 13, 2015 AM EST A study has revealed that being stressed increases the chances of elderly people developing mild cognitive impairment which can later lead to full-blown Alzheimer's disease.

Moderate drinking may benefit people afflicted with Alzheimer's disease

Dec 11, 2015 AM EST According to a new study conducted by the Danish Alzheimer's Intervention Study, people who are afflicted with Alzheimer's disease (AD) may benefit from drinking moderate amount of alcohol on a daily ...

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