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New Studies Shine Light On Long-term Effects Of Intermittent Fasting

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

The research suggests fasting for just one day a month over many years can lengthen lifespan and enhance cardiovascular health, but as always, the new studies are riddled with caveats.

Writing-based Early Detection Parkinson's Test Set For 2022 Release

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

A team of Australian researchers has developed a novel early detection test for Parkinson’s disease based on a short series of drawing and writing tasks.

Ice Cold Saline Has Been Used To Rapidly Cool And Suspend Bodies During Surgery

Posted in Medicine on 28th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

Doctors at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have placed humans in suspended animation and this could enable them to have hours instead of minutes to operate on critical patients.

Scientists Edit Addiction Memories With Ketamine To Treat Alcoholism

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 27th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

An incredible new experimental study from University College London has found a specifically timed infusion of ketamine can effectively rewrite reward memories

Cannabis And Pain: New Findings On Headaches Add A Piece To The Puzzle

Posted in Medicine on 26th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

New research from Washington State University is presenting evidence that cannabis can significantly reduce the severity of headaches and migraines. But the question still remains, why are scientists consistently coming up with such discordant results when trying to answer whether cannabis can reduce pain?