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November 18, 2013

 

Well, I guess rats aren't all THAT bad. They're actually kind of cute.

Who You Calling a Rat?

It's not a flattering likeness, but rats and humans actually have a lot in common, including physiology.

November 7, 2013

 

Brain scans may shine some light on depression treatment.

Scanning for Depression

Brain scans may help doctors better customize treatments for depression.

October 17, 2013

 

Have you ever had an ultrasound?

Ultrasounds Make People Feel Better

And according to a few studies, ultrasound may also help improve mood.

October 8, 2013

 

This smiling guy might be on set number 2 of teeth...

Fun Fact: Alligators Can Regrow Teeth

Fun fact about alligators: they can regrow any of their eighty teeth up to fifty times.

October 2, 2013

 

Have you ever spoken to a crowd of people and gotten cottonmouth?

What Is Cottonmouth?

Here's the scene. The audience is waiting with bated breath, you're just about to give a speech, and suddenly you notice your mouth is dry as sawdust. Why?

September 24, 2013

 

What is your resting heart rate?

Heart Rate: What A Baby’s Heart Rate Should Be

How do you think a baby's heart rate compares to adults?

September 16, 2013

 

Do you think believing in a higher power can help mental illness treatment?

Believe In God And Feel Better

One study by Harvard researchers has found that patients who believe in God tend to respond better to treatments for problems like anxiety and depression.

August 14, 2013

 

Could it be that newborns are born with bacteria in their gut?

Is It Healthy To Be Born With Bacteria?

Did you know we might be born with our own gut bacteria?

August 13, 2013

 

Can you easily detect where sound is coming from?

Changing The Shape Of Your Pinnas

Researchers have theorized that the brain has to learn the shape of its own ears in order to hear correctly.

August 9, 2013

 

Joking about poop is common but C.Diff is no laughing matter.

Fecal Transplants, C-Diff, And Poop!

Doctors have been having remarkable success with a rather unconventional type of treatment: fecal transplantation.

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