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.

Ear, Nose and Throat

Miniature pump regulates internal ocular pressure

Elevated or diminished eye pressure impairs our ability to see, and in the worst cases, can even lead to blindness. Until now, there has been no effective long-term treatment. In ... Full story

Eyes and Vision

Bow ties and cuttlefish: Bristol researchers gain new insight into a human visual super sense

An experiment originally designed to test the visual abilities of octopuses and cuttlefish has given University of Bristol researchers an unprecedented insight into the human ability to perceive polarized light ... Full story

Immune System

Why human egg cells don't age well

When egg cells form with an incorrect number of chromosomes—a problem that increases with age—the result is usually a miscarriage or a genetic disease such as Down syndrome. Now, researchers ... Full story

Life style and Fitness

Why it pays to keep staff happy

Clothing retailer Cotton On hit the headlines this year after reportedly instructing staff that failing to have "fun" and "keep it real" are sackable offences. Has Cotton On suddenly — ... Full story

Lungs and Breathing

New strategies against rare, fatal lung syndrome

People with certain forms of the rare genetic disorder Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome face the specter of untreatable, progressive and ultimately fatal pulmonary fibrosis in their 30s or 40s. A new study ... Full story

Medical Breakthroughs

New stem cell research uncovers causes of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Motor neurons extend their green projections to make contact with the red muscle fiber in a lab dish. Contact areas become neuromuscular junctions, which are intensely red. Cell nuclei are ... Full story

ADHD

New Study Supports Safety and Efficacy of Evekeo for Treating Children with ADHD

New Rochelle, NY —The amphetamine-based drug Evekeo, given once or twice daily to children 6–12 years of age, is effective in treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and improving performance in ... Full story

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