Non-pharmacologic treatments may be more effective for psychiatric symptoms of dementia

For patients with dementia who have symptoms of aggression and agitation, interventions such as outdoor activities, massage and touch therapy may be more effective treatments…

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Scientists help immune system find hidden cancer cells

Cancer cells are masters at avoiding detection, but a new system developed by Yale scientists can make them stand out from the crowd and help…

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Find Out If You Have Hidden Food Intolerances

Want to know what’s causing your food intolerance or allergy? Want to know how to cure—or at least manage—your condition, so that you can get…

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Drug reverses signs of liver disease in people living with HIV

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston report that the injectable hormone tesamorelin reduces liver…

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New design strategy can help improve layered superconducting materials

Scientists from Tokyo Metropolitan University have created a new layered superconducting material with a conducting layer made of bismuth, silver, tin, sulfur and selenium. The…

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Another reason to get cataract surgery: It can make you 48% safer on the road

The ability of cataract surgery to restore sight is well known. People say they’re stunned by the vibrancy of color after surgery and the improvement…

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Brain protein promotes maintenance of chronic pain

A protein called RGS4 (Regulator of G protein signaling 4) plays a prominent role in the maintenance of long-term pain states and may serve as…

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Coffee bean extracts alleviate inflammation, insulin resistance in mouse cells

Benefits of coffee beans When coffee beans are processed and roasted the husk and silverskin of the bean are removed and unused, and often are…

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