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.

Schizophrenia

Tiny spheres of human cells mimic the brain, researchers say

Researchers have figured out how to create spheres of neuronal cells resembling the cerebral cortex, making functional human brain tissue available for the first time to study neuropsychiatric diseases such ... Full story

Migraine

Plastic surgeons identify link between migraines and carpal tunnel syndrome

DALLAS – Plastic surgeons at UT Southwestern Medical Center have demonstrated for the first time an association between migraines and carpal tunnel syndrome, with migraines more than twice as prevalent ... Full story

Skin Cancer

Halting the Skin Cancer Epidemic

Dr Girish Patel, Honorary Senior Lecturer in the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute and Consultant Dermatologist for Hywel Dda Health Board ... Full story

Lung Cancer

Molecule Designed to Treat Lung Cancer Shows Promising Results in Mice

A multidisciplinary team led by Johns Hopkins researcher Venu Raman, Ph.D., with notable contributions from Guus Bol, Farhad Vesuna and Phuoc Tran of Johns Hopkins, has identified a new therapy ... Full story

Ear, Nose and Throat

How well can you remember a nose? The problem with identikits

A study has found that we recall faces better when we think of them in their entirety, rather than feature by feature. This could have significance in the world of ... Full story

Geriatrics and Aging

Muscling up against disability

Three hundred Brisbane adults aged over 65 years are set to benefit from a $1.3 million joint Burnie Brae Centre and University of Queensland project to boost strength and balance. ... Full story

Immune System

Tpl2 enzyme may be target for treating autoimmune diseases

Athens, Ga. - New research at the University of Georgia has found that the presence of Tpl2—an enzyme that regulates inflammation—controls the activation of T cells during colitis, an autoimmune ... Full story

Sexual Health

Connecting sex, health and society

"What do you do?" It's a question that always makes my heart sink, which aspect of what I do should I highlight in the answer to this minefield of a ... Full story

Skin, Hair and Nails

Stem cell therapy for inherited skin blistering

Promising results from a trial of a new stem-cell based therapy for a rare and debilitating skin condition have been published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. The therapy, involving ... Full story

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