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.

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.

Why the WHO put a mysterious ‘Disease X’ on its most-feared list

We don’t know anything about disease X — that’s the point.

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.

Researchers develop a pill that mimics the effects of exercising

The compound essentially tricks the body to burn fat instead of glucose for energy.

Nanobodies On The Road To Curing Parkinson’s Disease

Mostly affecting those 60 years old and older, an estimated 7 to 10 million people worldwide have Parkinson’s Disease.

Slowing Down Cancer by Activating the Circadian Clock

New research suggests we can target body clock genes to prevent tumors.

Human skin bacteria might protect against skin cancer, scientists say

Maybe you should stop using antibacterial soap.

Breastfeeding provides benefits for mother’s heart health later in life

More proof that nursing is beneficial to mothers as well.

Scientists successfully undo cocaine-induced cardiovascular damage in mice

Modulating a cocaine pathway dramatically reduced heart damage in mice on cocaine.

Alcohol is THE most important preventable factor for dementia

Put that glass down, It’s not good for you.

Google AI can now look at your retina and predict the risk of heart disease

After analyzing data from over a quarter million patients, the neural network can predict the patient’s age (within a 4-year range), gender, smoking status, blood pressure, body mass index, and risk of cardiovascular disease.

Scientists discover how ketamine is so good against depression

The team believed that ketamine affected a small part of the brain, called the lateral habenula, also known as the “anti–reward center.”

Women who regularly use cleaning supplies risk lung damage, study shows

There were no significant differences in the decline of lung function between men who worked in the cleaning business and non-cleaning men.

Novel cancer ‘assassin’ discovered: Huntington’s Disease

Repetitive RNA molecules found in Huntington’s disease are toxic to cancerous cells.

Understanding Allergies: What they are and how they work

The crash course in allergies you always wanted.

Study reveals how ants produce antibiotics

You can’t spell antibiotic without ant.

Scientists develop new Alzheimer’s blood test for early signs

The new blood test uses the immunoprecipitation with mass spectrometry technique, which deploys antibodies to bind and identify proteins.

New cancer vaccine successfully eliminates tumors in mice

This could be BIG.