Switching to a Mediterranean diet significantly improved symptoms of depression in young men, a new study reports.
A newly designed bionic eye is safe and stable for long-term implantation, researchers conclude following a three-month study in sheep. The discovery paves the way for human trials of the bionic device.
Scientists have identified three acidic cannabinoids in cannabis that reduces seizure activity in mouse models of Dravet syndrome.
Those who flout COVID recommendations are less agreeable, have lower intellect and tend to be more extroverted than those who adhere to recommendations. COVID non-conformists also prioritize self-interest and personal freedom and show greater tolerance for social deviance, a new study reports.
Face pareidolia, a phenomenon where the brain is tricked into seeing human faces in inanimate objects, may occur as a result of the brain processing the perceived facial expression in the same sequential way it perceives a human face.
Consuming high GI foods, such as white bread and potatoes, following weight loss leads to people regaining weight and increases the risk of developing diabetes.
A new study reveals COVID-19 infection rates may correlate with seasonality. Lower humidity is associated with an increase in locally acquired positive cases of coronavirus. The study reports a 1% decrease in humidity could increase the number of coronavirus cases by 6%.
Taste perception appears to be controlled by dopamine in fruit fly models. Tracing the neural pathway, researchers found the same pathways were associated with controlling learning and memory. The network also appears to enhance taste sensations. Researchers also discovered eating lots of sugar suppresses sweet taste perception.
If strong social distancing measures are adopted by at least 80% of the population, COVID-19 could be curbed within 13 weeks, a new model reveals. However, if 70% or less of the population practice social distancing, the pandemic may not be curbed.