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Study Links Dopamine and Biological Clock to Snacking, Overeating and Obesity

Between 1976 and 1980, about 15% of U.S. adults were obese. Today, about 40% of adults are obese, and another 33% are overweight, driving...

Early-life Exposure to Dogs May Reduce Risk of Developing Schizophrenia

Ever since humans domesticated the dog, the faithful, obedient and protective animal has provided its owner with companionship and emotional well-being. Now, a study...

Intermittant Fasting Fights Stress, Improves Blood Sugar Regulation and Suppresses Inflammation

For many people, the New Year is a time to adopt new habits as a renewed commitment to personal health. Newly enthusiastic fitness buffs...

Deadly Superbugs Destroyed by Motorized “Molecular Drills”

Researchers have developed tiny motorized molecules that can be activated by light to target and drill through highly antibiotic resistant bacteria, killing them within...

Vaccine Alters Gut Bacteria to Block Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

A new vaccine that targets flagellin, a protein that allows bacteria to move about the gut, can beneficially alter the intestinal microbiota to reduce...

Tendon Stem Cells Could Revolutionize Injury Recovery

The buildup of scar tissue makes recovery from torn rotator cuffs, jumper's knee, and other tendon injuries a painful, challenging process, often leading to...

Deep Sleep Triggers Waves of Fluid to Flush Toxins From Brain...

Everyone knows that a good night’s sleep is vital to physical and psychological health, but understanding exactly what is happening in our brains as...

Ketogenic Diet Protects Against Influenza A Virus Infection

A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet like the Keto regimen has its fans, but influenza apparently isn't one of them. Mice fed a ketogenic diet were...

Deep Sleep May Act as Fountain of Youth in Old Age

As we grow older our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to...

Deep Sleep Resets Anxious Brain to Restore Calm

When it comes to managing anxiety, Shakespeare's Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the "balm of hurt minds." While a...