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January 2018

How Scientists Discovered Where Anxiety Cells Lurk in Your Brain

anxious brain

Scientists have discovered the location where anxiety cells lurk in the brain through a study conducted on mice. Their findings, published today in the journal Neuron, may have valuable significance in understanding the role that anxiety plays in human brains.


Why Sleep Cycle Disruptions May Be A Warning Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease

Woman sleeping

New research shows that the disruption of our sleep cycles, known as circadian rhythm cycles, can warn us of impending dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. One of the key characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease is the inability to sleep consistently at night while struggling to remain awake during the day.


Guessing Game Sheds Light on Autistic Children Social Behavior

Stay shows two theories about ASD are connected

According to a news story from University of California Riverside, a simple guessing game of "Pick a hand, any hand" may offer some important clues as to how and why children with autism are less social than their schoolyard peers.


Stop Eating This Food If You Have Cancer

Animal protein cancer diet nutrition fruit

We know that cancer eats -- it is self-sustaining and lives off of what you put into your body. Sugar has long been blamed for feeding cancer, while animal products, particularly meat, have flown under the radar. This misinformation has thrown fruit under the bus as a healthful option and has prevented many cancer patients from healing.


How To Know If You Are An NSAID Abuser: Common Among Pain Relief Users

NSAID abuse common among pain reliever users

Are you an NSAID Abuser? You might be according to a new study that found that nearly one out of every five NSAID users exceed the recommended daily limit. Here's what you need to know to avoid the health consequences of NSAID abuse.


Why Aerobic Exercise May Play a Role in the Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the current leading causes of death according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and the statistic of 5.5 million Americans currently affected by Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple by 2050. A fresh meta-analysis performed by researchers reveals that aerobic exercise may play a role in preventing the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.