Health News

Friday, December 24, 2010 - 00:00
Identified a natural substance in dairy fat that may substantially reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. The compound, trans-palmitoleic acid, is a fatty acid found in milk, cheese, yogurt, and butter.
Friday, December 24, 2010 - 00:00
Yale University researchers were able to reduce symptoms of lupus in mice by eliminating a key immune system cell and in doing so may have identified a new therapeutic target for a variety of other au
Friday, December 24, 2010 - 00:00
Menthol cigarettes may be harder to quit, particularly for some teens and African-Americans, who have the highest menthol cigarette use, according to a study by a team of researchers.
Friday, December 24, 2010 - 00:00
A psychology professor has found that the way people perceive the Silhouette Illusion, a popular illusion that went viral and has received substantial online attention, has little to do with the viewe
Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 00:00
A brain-machine interface designed to let paralyzed subjects control devices with their thoughts performed better with the addition of a robotic arm providing sensory feedback, a new study from the Un
Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 00:00

A multinational research team led by scientists at the National Institutes of Health has found that a genetic variant of a brain receptor molecule may contribute to violently impulsive behavior when p