Long-Term Stress Erodes Memory

Sustained stress erodes memory, and the immune system plays a key role in the cognitive impairment, according to a new study from researchers at The Ohio State University. The work in mice could one ...

Does Daylight Saving Time Increase Risk of Stroke?

Turning the clock ahead or back one hour during daylight saving time transitions may be tied to an increased risk of ischemic stroke, but only temporarily, according to a preliminary study released t...

Little Diet Pain, Big Health Gain

Those who struggle with obesity, take heart. Losing as little as 5% of your body weight is enough to reap significant health benefits, according to a study published February 22 in Cell Metabolism. T...

Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen? Which to Choose?

When people are in pain, whether it’s from a headache, sore back, or muscle sprain from playing sports, they often reach for over-the-counter painkillers like ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Which ...

That First Drink Is a Learning Experience

The first experience with alcohol is a learning situation, and as such it is associated with changes in neurochemistry and the activity of specific neuronal subsets. The perceived, euphoric “high” in...