You can now add pasta to your list of healthy diet foods, study suggests

Researchers discovered that pasta didn’t contribute to weight gain or increase in body fat.

Marijuana legalization helps decrease opioid consumption, research shows

In states where both recreational and medical marijuana was legalized, opioid prescriptions dropped about 14%.

Almost 40% of at-home DNA tests are inaccurate, scientists warn

At-home DNA tests are used to¬†offer information about one’s ancestors, risks of certain diseases, and other traits, such as eye color.

Eating out linked with hormonal disruptions, researchers say

Researchers discover a 35% increase in the levels of a chemical substance linked to asthma, type 2 diabetes, and infertility, in those who dined at restaurants the previous day.

Researchers develop octopus skin-inspired infrared camouflage

The advancement could help hide objects from heat sensors.

Sudden infant death syndrome linked to a rare genetic mutation

Researchers believe a rare mutation associated with breathing muscles is the cause of SIDS.

Meet your new organ: the interstitium

Doctors believe this new organ might explain why cancer spreads so easily.

Plot twist: Cannabis component might actually help fight addiction, study concludes

A preclinical study using rats shows that Cannabidiol can reduce the risk of relapse.

Cutting calories delays ageing, new study shows

Eat less, live longer.

Scientists discover why cockroaches are such good survivors

Their insane ability to survive almost anything is written in their DNA.

Hip hop music teaches children to recognize stroke and act quickly, study finds

Music can save lives, too.

Doctors restore patient’s sight with stem cells, offering new hope for cure to blindness

Researchers safely and effectively implanted a specially engineered patch of retinal pigment epithelium cells derived from stem cells to treat people with sudden severe AMD.

Male contraceptive pill passes first safety test

This pill is very similar to the one women use — it combines two hormones at the same time, an androgen (male hormone) like testosterone, and progestin.

Researchers develop nanospears that can transport DNA to cells with pinpoint accuracy

This new technique is less harmful to the cells and more efficient than other non-viral DNA transfer techniques.

Lead exposure might be responsible for 10 times more premature deaths than previously thought

Scientists have discovered that nearly 412,000 yearly deaths in the US can be attributed to lead contamination.

Neanderthals were compassionate caregivers, researchers suggest

They took care of their community members without expecting anything in return.

Poor sleep linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

The findings underline the importance of good sleep for preserving brain health.

Scientists invent phone app that accurately monitors blood pressure

The research team also manufactured a new type of sensor and incorporated it in a phone case.

Air pollution exposure during fetal life linked to brain abnormalities in children

Brain abnormalities might lead to cognitive impairment. that could have significant long-term consequences.

We can’t grow new neurons in adulthood after all, new study says

Neurogenesis fully stops after the age of thirteen, researchers suggest.