Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Health (Page 3)

New Research on the Genetics of Empathy, and How it Relates to Autism

New Research on the Genetics of Empathy, and How it Relates to Autism

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have found that it isn’t just your environment and experiences that influence your empathy for others, your genes also play a small but important…

New Research on the Genetics of Empathy, and How it Relates to Autism

New Research on the Genetics of Empathy, and How it Relates to Autism

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have found that it isn’t just your environment and experiences that influence your empathy for others, your genes also play a small but important…

More chipped birth control pills found in Apotex’s Alysena products

More chipped birth control pills found in Apotex’s Alysena products

Both Alysena 21 and Alysena 28 birth control packs may contain chipped pills, Health Canada advises. Last month, Apotex  Inc. voluntarily recalled a lot of Alysena 28 birth control pill…

SECOND OPINION | Translating the budget’s ‘pharmacare’ promise

SECOND OPINION | Translating the budget’s ‘pharmacare’ promise

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that…

Exaggerated benefit found in 1 out of 3 early trials

Exaggerated benefit found in 1 out of 3 early trials

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that…

Researchers studying personality traits improve method for identifying genetic associations

Researchers studying personality traits improve method for identifying genetic associations

Scientists have found a new method that could help illuminate the many genetic variants that contribute to personality traits and psychological disorders. Both genetics and environmental factors influence personality. Estimates…

A Need for Diversity in Research

A Need for Diversity in Research

In honor of Black History Month, several 23andMe researchers participated in a two-day event in honor of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science. On top of honoring Henrietta’s life,…

Find balance and strength in Downward Duck

Find balance and strength in Downward Duck

Shoot the Duck is a figure skating manoeuvre in which one travels forward or backward in a squatted position with a leg held forward, parallel to the ice. It is…

Moisturize skin twice a day and winter itch disappears

Moisturize skin twice a day and winter itch disappears

By Dr. Vincent PiguetUniversity of Toronto Mon., Feb. 12, 2018 People with dry skin and eczema spend a lot of time and money trying new supplements, dietary changes and treatments…

When you should visit your doctor about headaches

When you should visit your doctor about headaches

By Jill U. AdamsThe Washington Post Mon., Feb. 5, 2018 Headaches are a common ailment — so common, perhaps, that many of us just accept them as part of life.…