We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data. We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. You can read our Cookie Policy here.



A man and a woman sit on a wall.

Sex-Specific Functional Differences Exist in Pain-Producing Nerve Cells

Researchers have identified functional sex differences in nociceptors, explaining differing pain experiences in men and women.
A looking glass held over female reproductive organs.

Menstrual Cycle Health: What’s the Latest Research?

Dating back to ancient Greek culture, where the word “menstruation” is derived from the Latin and Greek word for moon – mene, the complexity of the menstrual cycle, and its impact on women’s health, has captivated researchers for centuries.
A mother and her baby.

Digital Babies Created To Simulate the First 180 Days of Life

Whole-body models (WBMs) are computational models that integrate different types of multiomics data such as genomic, metabolic and proteomic insights, and have been created to simulate and study adult physiology and disease. WBMs for newborns, however, are currently lacking – until now.
A scientist places test tubes containing blood into a test tube rack.

Patients With Schizophrenia Are Three Times More Likely To Have Bartonella DNA in Their Blood

A new study has found that patients diagnosed with schizophrenia or another psychotic disorder are three times more likely to have Bartonella DNA in their blood.
Pink and blue, white and red pill capsules on a white background.

Peptidomimetics Creates New Possibilities in Drug Discovery

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how peptides can be modified to make them promising reagents for drug discovery and diseases diagnostics.
A female footballer running with the ball.

Enhanced Mental Agility: Women Perform Better During Their Period

A new study from University College London and the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH) investigated how the menstrual cycle can affect sport-related mental cognition.
A purple human brain.

Enzyme Inhibitor Prevents Lipid Activation and Alleviates Symptoms of Mental Disorder

A genetic disorder leads to an increase in bioactive lipids in the brain, resulting in an imbalance between excitation and inhibition in neural circuits and promoting mental disorders.
A pile of omega-3 capsules.

Fish Oil Injection Reduces Brain Damage in Newborn Rodents

An injectable emulsion containing two omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil markedly reduced brain damage in newborn rodents after a disruption in the flow of oxygen to the brain near birth.
Milk being poured into coffee.

How Do Milk Proteins Interact With Caffeine in Your Espresso?

Researchers took a molecular view of how milk proteins and caffeine molecules interact in water and in a coffee drink. The results suggest that the structures of milk proteins remain intact.
Someone putting a sweetener into a mug of tea.

Sugar Substitute Xylitol Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attack

Cleveland Clinic researchers found higher amounts of the sugar alcohol xylitol are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events like heart attack and stroke.