A new finding about how the body's DNA repair process works may lead to new chemotherapy treatments.
Florida State University College of Medicine researchers have discovered a new way of studying the body’s DNA repair mechanism, which might lead to novel chemotherapeutic therapies for various illnesses.Read full story
A new study investigates the role of early life influences on pubertal development.
Researchers at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute conducted countrywide research exploring the impact of early life influences in developing pubertal characteristics. "Analysis of Early-Life Growth and Age at Pubertal Onset in US Children" was published in JAMA Network Open on February 4th.Read full story
New study identified brain neurons in pre-sleep routine.
When we are agitated or aroused, it may be challenging to go to sleep—and many people have developed a pattern of winding down before going to sleep. Adopting a regular behavioral pre-sleep routine was shown to be more effective in promoting sleep than medicine for persons with persistent issues beginning and sustaining sleep. However, the molecular relationship between the pre-sleep period and sleep initiation remained until recently a mystery.Read full story
According to new research, bacteria in the nose may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease
Schematics illustrating the process for quantifying the amount of viable infectious C. pneumoniae present in various mouse tissues.Credit: DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-06749-9 At Griffith University, researchers have discovered how a common nostril bacteria might trigger a chain of events that could lead to Alzheimer's disease in humans.Read full story
Opinion: A new research identifies a possible target for liver illness caused by alcohol
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai have discovered a novel mechanism that explains how excessive drinking damages the liver, especially mitochondrial dysfunction in alcohol-related liver disease.Read full story
Hundreds of chemicals have been found to leak out of reusable plastic bottles.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered hundreds of chemical compounds in tap water kept in reusable plastic bottles. In certain cases, these compounds may be hazardous to the human body. The scientists who conducted it said that manufacturers need stronger regulation and production standards in the research.Read full story
Opinion: optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects.
There's a difference between optimism and hope. Hope is waiting for the best possible outcome, while optimism is recognizing that some things might not turn out as you hope. This distinction can be especially important in pursuing dreams since they are enormous undertakings with few guarantees. So much so, that even the optimist will admit to having moments of doubt along the way when something doesn't turn out as expected. Whether it's having to wait six months longer than anticipated, needing to find a new job just when you thought you had one, or being injured and having to miss training camp, With every setback, there will be some degree of doubt. That's why optimism is such a powerful tool in pursuing your dreams.Read full story
Opinion: True abundance isn't based on net worth, it's based on our self-worth.
Gaining wealth is not the key to happiness. If you're looking for true abundance, don't worry about how much money you have in your account or how valuable your possessions are. Instead, measure yourself by what truly matters: self-worth.Read full story
Happily Ever After is not a fairytale. It's a choice.
As a little girl, I loved nothing more than to curl up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and watch Disney movies. The princess and prince would find themselves in some terrifying situation, but they always saved each other and rode off into the sunset together. This ending left me feeling satisfied and happy — all was well in my world.Read full story
Allow yourself to develop at your own pace. Stop comparing your life to others.
Let Yourself Grow at Your Own Pace. Don't be afraid to do something different from anyone else. If you're feeling down right now, it's probably because you're comparing your life to those of others and wishing that your life was a little more like theirs. But before you go benchmarking yourself against the lives of others, take a moment to think about what will be best for you in the long run.Read full story