Genetic Testing Could Help People Suffering From Depression

COVID Fatigue Depression

Depression is a widespread and serious medical condition that has a negative impact on how you feel, think, and behave. Positive results from a study on precise medication dosing. According to a recent research conducted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, pharmacogenomic testing may assist doctors in avoiding prescription antidepressants that can have unfavorable side … Read more

Shift Work Has Long-Term Negative Health Consequences

Human Head Anatomy Stroke Illustration

A stroke, also known as a brain attack, happens when blood flow to a portion of the brain is cut off or when a blood artery in the brain bursts. According to a new study, living against our biological body clocks might harm our long-term health by changing gut and brain interactions. While most Americans … Read more

Significant Breakthrough in Search for Tinnitus Cure

Tinnitus Concept

A new study finds clinically significant improvements in tinnitus from a mobile-phone-based therapy. Scientists are excited by the results from a trial of a new treatment for tinnitus. After 20 years of searching for a cure for tinnitus, researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand are excited by ‘encouraging results’ from a clinical … Read more

Webb Space Telescope Is Measuring Distant Galaxies 5–10x Better Than Any Other Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror in Space

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center On December 25th, 2021, after many years of anticipation, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) finally launched to space. In the sixth-month period that followed, this premier next-generation observatory unfurled its Sunshield, deployed its primary and secondary mirrors, aligned its mirror segments, and flew to its current position at … Read more

Sugary Snacks Can Negatively Impact Young Children’s Cognitive Skills

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The study also found that household chaos also had a correlation with children’s cognitive skills. Poor diet and household chaos may impair young children’s cognitive skills. According to study results from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, young children’s executive functioning—the higher order cognitive abilities that control memory, attention, and emotional control—may be negatively impacted by … Read more

A Popular Drug Increases Alzheimer’s-Associated Plaques

A Popular Drug Increases Alzheimer’s-Associated Plaques

Rapamycin is also known as sirolimus and is sold under the brand name Rapamune. An innovative strategy to lessen the plaques was also found in the study. The oral administration of rapamycin to an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model induces an increase in beta (β)-amyloid protein plaques, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health … Read more

“Spectral Siren” – Black Hole Collisions Could Help Measure How Fast the Universe Is Expanding

Two Black Holes Collide Merge

An artist’s impression of two black holes about to collide and merge. University of Chicago astronomers propose ‘spectral siren’ method to understand evolution of the universe. A black hole is usually where information goes to disappear. However, scientists may have found a trick to use its last moments to tell us about the history of … Read more

Space Rocket Debris Could Have Disastrous Consequences – However, There Is a Solution

Space Junk

Dangerous space junk illustration. If governments don’t act, space rocket junk might have deadly consequences. According to a recent University of British Columbia research, there is a six to ten percent chance that re-entering rocket stages that have been abandoned during space flights will seriously hurt or kill a person within the next ten years. … Read more