Study Reveals Newborns Innately Possess Musical Beat Perception

The ability of newborn babies to perceive the beat in music has been confirmed by recent research conducted by a team of scientists from the University of Amsterdam and the HUN-REN Research Center for Natural Sciences (TTK) in Hungary. Contrary to previous assumptions that this capability might be attributed solely to statistical learning, the study […]

Brain Inflammation Identified as Culprit in Alzheimer’s Symptoms

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, as reported in JAMA Network Open, have identified that common neuropsychiatric symptoms observed in Alzheimer’s disease patients may originate from brain inflammation rather than the traditionally implicated amyloid and tau proteins. This groundbreaking finding not only contributes to the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease progression but also […]

Persistent Gaps in HPV Knowledge and Awareness Highlight Sociodemographic Disparities

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States, and it can cause various forms of cancer in various parts of the body. Despite a wealth of evidence linking HPV to cancer, many concerns remain unsolved, notably about the relevance of HPV vaccinations in prevention and the intricacies of […]

Long-standing Practice of Thyroid Hormones in Organ Donation Questioned

In a groundbreaking clinical trial conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Mid-America Transplant, it has been revealed that the routine practice of treating deceased organ donors with thyroid hormones does not yield the expected benefits and may, in fact, lead to harm. The findings, published in The New […]

Occupational physical Activity in Midlife Tied to Later Cognitive Decline

As the world’s population ages, academics are becoming more interested in finding the preventable variables that lead to cognitive decline and age-related disability. Occupational variables, notably occupational physical activity (PA), and their consequences on cognitive health have lately taken over as the principal focus of research. More physical activity is often regarded to improve mental […]

Antipsychotic Drug-Induced Hyperleptinemia Identified as Key Contributor to Weight Gain and Metabolic Dysfunction

Psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, brief psychotic disorders, and delusional disorders, pose significant challenges to affected individuals, and therapeutic approaches often involve second-generation atypical antipsychotic drugs. While these drugs effectively alleviate symptoms, they are associated with common side effects, such as notable weight gain and hyperglycemia. Recent research has delved into the mechanisms behind […]

Neural Dynamics of Mindfulness Revealed in University-led Study

Mindfulness practices, characterized by a focus on present-moment experiences without judgment, have gained prominence for their potential benefits, including stress relief and improved emotional well-being. These practices are integral to various psychotherapeutic approaches such as mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison […]

Molecular Evolution of Treatment-Resistant Prostate Cancer: Study

Prostate cancer, a prevalent malignancy affecting the male population, often exhibits a disturbing tendency to become more aggressive and resistant to treatment over time. Among the various forms of prostate cancers, a particularly challenging subtype is the small cell neuroendocrine (SCN) cancer, characterized by its rapid growth and resistance to conventional therapies. In a groundbreaking […]

Island-Wide Genetic Experiment Targets Malaria Eradication

A strange experiment was carried out on a foggy July evening on the island of Principe, part of a volcanic archipelago 200 miles off the coast of West Africa. In the name of science, hundreds of mosquitos were coated in a vivid green powder before being released into the tropical air. As part of a […]

Health Groups Intensify Efforts to Assist Black Smokers Ahead of Menthol Ban

As the Biden administration gets closer to outlawing menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, prominent health organizations are expanding their outreach to Black smokers, emphasizing the availability of help for individuals who want to stop. African Americans are more likely to choose menthol kinds than white smokers, with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids estimating that 81% […]