Sexual fantasies: are you normal?

Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever. It was undertaken by researchers at Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal and Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal, affiliated with University of Montreal.


UTMB study uncovers mechanism responsible for pollen-induced allergies

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered a mechanism that is central to becoming allergic to ragweed pollen and developing allergic asthma or ... Full story


Study finds that genetic ancestry partially explains one racial sleep difference

DARIEN, IL – A new study clearly establishes a partial genetic basis underlying racial differences in slow-wave sleep, suggesting that it may be possible to develop sleep-related therapies that target ... Full story


New guidelines aim to reduce vaccination pain in children and adults

By Katie Grandin - Pain commonly experienced from vaccinations can cause fear and hesitation about getting future injections – and not only in children, in adults, too. This can result ... Full story


Lemon juice and human norovirus

by Koh - Citric acid may prevent the highly contagious norovirus from infecting humans, scientists discovered from the German Cancer Research Center. Therefore, lemon juice could be a potentially safe ... Full story


Expression of a single gene lets scientists easily grow hepatitis C virus in the lab

Worldwide, 185 million people have chronic hepatitis C. Since the late 1980s, when scientists discovered the virus that causes the infection, they have struggled to find ways to grow it ... Full story

Public Health and Safety

Cutting public spending on the old is not the answer to youth crisis

Young people’s falling long-term economic prospects are not down to older people in society hoarding all the wealth, and will not be improved by cutting pensioner benefits to fund more ... Full story

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