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How to Live Better, Longer

  • Are you ready for the cold dark days that come with Daylight Saving Time? Prepare for winter skin before turning your clock back on Sunday.

  • New research suggests that skipping dinner helps you burn more fat in the evening and may even help with weight loss.

  • The main ingredient in aspirin, salicin, is the oldest pain reliever in history, but it took time and science before it became the drug we recognize today.

Behavior, Neuroscience & Your Brain

  • Your brain creates new cell growth and repair during aerobic exercises, such as running.

  • Science explains why you can’t get that catchy song out of your head.

  • In a recent study, people reported more mental distress when the days were shorter and there was less sunshine.

Technology & the Business of Medicine

  • Findings from a new study could help more women to overcome breast cancer.

  • A new product promises to make sex during menstruation less of a mess.

  • Researchers discovered hundreds of genes that could be connected with autism spectrum disorder.

Healthcare, Policy & Governance

  • Veterans did not respond well to Donald Trump’s comments on PTSD, a common mental health disorder many soldiers face.

  • The WHO wants countries to start taxing sugary drinks, and use the revenue to fight health problems sugar may worsen.

  • Here’s what the presidential candidates have said on the controversial topic of abortion and reproductive rights.

  • A male birth control shot may be on the horizon, and may provide competition for another product being tested — the male pill.

  • Researchers have developed a new tool that has predicted with 96 percent accuracy whether people would survive a gunshot wound to the brain.

  • Wayne State University researchers have developed a test that may be able to screen for birth defects as early as five weeks into pregnancy.

Science is Stranger Than Fiction

  • Have a craving for human brains this Halloween? We don’t suggest eating them.

  • Throughout history, people have attributed scary looking and unfamiliar illnesses to dark forces, including witches and demons.

  • People are generally aware of the most common causes of hallucinations, like schizophrenia and a really high fever. But lesser known are the more rare causes; here are six you probably haven’t heard about.



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