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.

Alzheimer’s

Soy Isoflavones Don't Improve Cognition in Those With Alzheimer's Disease

Madison, Wisconsin - Consuming soy isoflavones did not improve cognition in people with Alzheimer’s disease, despite an earlier study showing that a supplement form of these plant estrogens did improve ... Full story

Dementia

Finding a treatment for Parkinson's disease dementia

University of Adelaide neuroscientists are leading a world-first study into a form of dementia experienced by many Parkinson’s disease suffers, which is expected to ultimately lead to a new therapy ... Full story

Sleep

New symptom may help ID sleep apnea in older women

Obstructive sleep apnea may be underdiagnosed in postmenopausal women. A new study strongly associates the condition’s traditional risk factors with nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting), suggesting that it may be an additional ... Full story

Asthma

The role of B cells in the enhancement of pollen allergy - reaction to non-allergenic compounds

Neuherberg - Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München and TU München discovered a new mechanism how non-allergenic pollen mediators can enhance allergic reactions. Especially the so-called B cells play a critical ... Full story

Obesity

Combating obesity as a market failure

ANN ARBOR—The obesity epidemic is growing and becoming ever more costly in the U.S. and other industrialized countries. Generally, that is where agreement ends on the subject. ... Full story

Oral and Dental Health

Dentists Tapped for New Role: Drug Screenings

A visit to the dentist has the potential to be more than a checkup of our teeth as patients are increasingly screened for medical conditions like heart disease and diabetes. ... Full story

Skin, Hair and Nails

Dangerous skin lightening products on sale on our streets

Even though South Africa has some of the toughest laws against skin lighteners, many international products containing dangerous and illegal substances are still being sold in Cape Town, a UCT ... Full story

Substance Abuse

CSU researcher studies e-cigarettes being gateway to tobacco

A Colorado State University faculty member was involved in a new study showing that teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking combustible types of tobacco products, like ... Full story

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