Brain signals from a primate directly move paralyzed limbs in another primate 'avatar

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Taking brain-machine interfaces (BMI) to the next level, new research may help paralyzed people move their own limb just by thinking about it.

Impulsive personality linked to food addiction

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The same kinds of impulsive behavior that lead some people to abuse alcohol and other drugs may also be an important contributor to an unhealthy relationship with food.

Study: 'Healthy Obese' Still at Increased Risk of Heart Attack

Posted in Medicine on 16th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Even metabolically healthy overweight and obese people are at an increased risk of heart attack and heart disease, according to a new study.

Males more likely to be 'fat and 40'

Posted in Medicine on 8th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Middle aged British men are more likely than women to be overweight, but less likely to diet, research suggests.