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.


Genetic mutation links increased risk of developing AMD and Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have, for the first time, characterised a genetic mutation that can increase the risk of two major degenerative diseases, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and ... Full story


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

Eating Disorders

Researchers shine spotlight on teen eating disorders

Health experts from the University of Sydney will take to the Seymour Centre stage in a unique theatrical collaboration this August aimed at dispelling myths around eating disorders and fad ... Full story

Genetics and Birth Defects

Blocking a gene reduces fat

By blocking the expression of a certain gene in patients, University of Montreal researchers have contributed to the demonstration of great decreases in the concentration of triglycerides in their blood, ... Full story

Lungs and Breathing

Increased Protein Turnover Contributes to the Development of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Neuherberg - Scientists of the Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC) at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have identified a new mechanism which contributes to the development of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). They ... Full story

Skin, Hair and Nails

Proving nanoparticles in sunscreen products

Loads of cosmetics like sunscreen lotions contain titanium dioxide. These nanoparticles are contentious. Experts suspect they may have harmful effects on people and the environment. But it is difficult to ... Full story

Substance Abuse

NCETA website gives best understanding yet of Australian cannabis use

Flinders University’s National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) has collated the latest cannabis research into their online Knowledgebase. ... Full story

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