Research has found that over time stress can be very harmful to the brain, draining it of a certain protein involved with helping neurons in the hippocampus — affecting memory, mood, and cognition. “The findings suggest that BDNF is one of the proteins that play a role in mediating the brain’s plasticity,” said Bruce S. McEwen one of the researchers at Rockefeller University.
The idea that we’re happier at the beginning and end of our lives is really just a comforting myth.
The key to curbing sugar intake may lie in the gut rather than our tastebuds.
Based on product labeling claims, scientists hypothesized that green cleaners were less toxic. They were wrong.
The crabs’ blue blood contains an ancient immune defense mechanism that has helped save countless human lives.
Tea Partiers, Three Percenters, Truthers, Minutemen, Oath Keepers, and now Hutaree: the list of extreme right groups seems to get longer every day, and the media could be helping to […]