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Doctors Say to Avoid Sleep Interruptions!

Published: December 4th, 2015

We’ve all experienced the effects of a poor night’s rest. You may feel grumpy and tired afterwards. Could fragmented sleep be the culprit? Researchers took this question to the lab. […]

Wireless Control of Pain in Mice

Published: November 20th, 2015

Researchers have developed a new wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain signals in the spinal cord. These wireless implantable devices have the ability to activate nerves and […]

Does Your Brain Sometimes Sleep While You’re Awake?

Published: October 20th, 2015

Most of us believe that sleep is an all-or-nothing state…you’re either awake or asleep, nothing in between. However, researchers have discovered, for quite some time now that parts of the […]

Taking the Ouch out of Medicine!

Published: October 6th, 2015

When we have to go to the hospital for treatment, the last thing we want are medical professionals prodding and poking us, performing exam and making our pain worse. The days […]

Acute Painful Side-Effects of Diabetes Drugs

Published: September 1st, 2015

About 20% of diabetes patients have a painful peripheral neuropathy related to their endocrine dysfunction.  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently warned the public that a common type-2 […]

Optimism Helps!

Published: July 29th, 2015

We are all familiar with Big Mouth Billy and his sappy lyrics, which encourage us to not to worry and to be happy. But, could this latex rubber fish be […]

Feeding Your Brain Well

Published: July 16th, 2015

The term “brain-food” has been hotly debated by researchers and clinicians alike. Can we really feed our brains? And can mental health be improved through diet? The answer, it turns […]

Possible Link between Fibromyalgia and being Overly Sensitive

Published: June 9th, 2015

Highly sensitive people or HSPs are thought to experience emotions more deeply, and feel more intensely stimuli such as odors, sound, and light. Some researchers believe that there is a […]

Takin’ it On the Chin!

Published: May 6th, 2015

For years researchers have tried to find ways to reduce, remove, and hide our double chins to no avail; leaving plastic surgery as the only option for double chin removal.  However, the […]

Our Placebo Response Depends on Genes

Published: April 16th, 2015

Have you ever wondered why some people experience improvement following the administration of placebo? The explanation may be in our genes. A study conducted by researchers at the Program in […]