Sleep deprivation could reduce intrusive memories of traumatic scenes A good night's sleep has long been recommended to those who have experienced a traumatic event. But a new study provides preliminary experimental work suggesting it could actually be the wrong thing to do.
Warts and all: How St. John's Wort can make you sick St John's Wort can produce the same adverse reactions as antidepressants, and serious side effects can occur when the two are taken together, according to new research.
Thin colorectal cancer patients have shorter survival than obese patients Although being overweight with a high body-mass index has long been associated with a higher risk for colorectal cancer, thinner patients might not fare as well after treatment for advanced cancer, according to a new study
People with epilepsy can benefit from smartphone apps to manage their condition While many people with epilepsy can control their seizures with medication, those unpredictable and involuntary changes in behavior and consciousness can be limiting for others. Neurologists evaluated the application of smartphones in epilepsy care. Apps include seizure diaries as well as medication trackers with reminders to take the next dose of medication. In addition, apps are available to answer any questions patients with epilepsy might have, to detect potential drug interactions and to detect seizures.
Vaccines and treatment for dengue virus possible Researchers have determined the structure of a human monoclonal antibody which, in an animal model, strongly neutralizes a type of the potentially lethal dengue virus.