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It’s now or never: Visual events have 100 milliseconds to hit brain target or go unnoticed

Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have defined a crucial window of time that mice need to key in on visual events. As the brain processes visual information, an evolutionarily conserved region known as the superior colliculus notifies other regions of the brain that an event has occurred. Inhibiting this brain region during a… Read More »

It’s likely there are more coronavirus cases in the United States than the numbers show

“We don’t care if you’ve traveled to us from China or from Queens, we’re going to put a mask on you,” said Dr. Michael Phillips, an infectious disease specialist at NYU. The New York University doctors and other experts are convinced there could be more novel coronavirus cases in the United States than have been… Read More »

Pool Dangers and Drowning Prevention — When It’s Not Swimming Time

Swimming pools can have a powerful pull on little children―even when it’s not swimming time. Those glistening turquoise-blue ripples may look especially inviting to an active toddler or an overly confident preschooler.  Kids can slip away from the watchful eyes of adults in seconds. It happens every day. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends… Read More »

‘It’s a shame people use natural medicine as a last resort instead of a first step’ – leading holistic doctor Michael Murray

In the world of wellness, there are an apparent endless amount of ‘experts’, each purporting to be the next big thing or the quick fix cure. ut Dr Michael Murray is the real deal. Arguably the world’s leading expert on natural health, he has spent much of his 35-year career encouraging holistic approaches as the… Read More »

Humans co-evolved with immune-related diseases — and it’s still happening

Some of the same mutations allowing humans to fend off deadly infections also make us more prone to certain inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn’s disease. In a Review published November 27 in the journal Trends in Immunology, researchers describe how ancestral origins impact the likelihood that people of African or Eurasian descent might… Read More »