Health News

Experts call for rejection of coronavirus policy based only on age

Experts are urging the Government to reject the formulation and implementation of policy to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic based solely on the age of the population, as well as calling on both the Government and media organizations to be cautious in their use of language. The British Society of Gerontology argue that fostering generational […]

Health Problems

Discovering why chemotherapy only works for some cancer patients

Researchers at Children’s Medical Research Institute have demonstrated why chemotherapy drugs work better with some types of cancers than with others. Dr. Pragathi Masamsetti, the lead author of a new paper published in Nature Communications, has been studying the pathways of cell death caused by chemotherapy drugs for the past five years after a surprise […]

Health News

Drugs commonly taken to improve cognition only boost short-term focus – at high cost

The use of prescription stimulants by those without medically diagnosed conditions marks a growing trend among young adults—particularly college students seeking a brain boost. But according to a study led by the University of California, Irvine, taking a nonprescribed psychostimulant may slightly improve a person’s short-term focus but impede sleep and mental functions that rely […]

Kids Health

The Only Pregnancy Books You Actually Need to Read

Pregnancy is one massive cocktail of emotions (virgin, of course). For some, it can be parts exciting, nerve-wracking, and mystifying with a splash of “WTF have we done?” thrown in for good measure. Unfortunately, you don’t get an individualized recipe book that shows you how exactly to mix all of these ingredients, and the ratios […]