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Medical News Today: Facial perception: The human superpower

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 07:00
Recognizing and reading faces is a natural skill that we all use many times a day without giving it a second thought. In reality, it is an incredible feat.

Medical News Today: Wearable trackers 'may not increase activity enough to benefit health'

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 06:00
New research finds even with charity or cash incentives, regularly wearing activity trackers may increase exercise levels, but not enough to boost health.

Medical News Today: Cerebellum: What is its Function?

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 23:00
This article provides a brief summary of anatomy, purpose, and disorders of the cerebellum, also offering tips on preserving brain health.

Medical News Today: Millions of children 'may not reach full potential' due to extreme poverty, stunting

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 23:00
Many children around the world are not fulfilling their potential because of a lack of nurturing care in the early years. Experts call for more support.

Medical News Today: Food preferences altered by specific brain pathways

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 23:00
People with a gene defect have greater preferences for high-fat, but not high sugar foods, drawing a direct link between food choice and genetic variants.

Medical News Today: Suicide prevention drug steps closer with enzyme discovery

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 08:00
A variant of the enzyme ACMSD is more prevalent in patients with suicidal behavior, a study finds, and targeting it could help prevent suicidal attempts.

Medical News Today: Cholesterol-lowering gene variants linked to greater type 2 diabetes risk

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 07:00
A study questions the safety of cholesterol-lowering drugs, after finding a number of gene variants mediated by the drugs may raise type 2 diabetes risk.

Medical News Today: New drug target for asthma, autoimmune disorders identified

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 06:00
Researchers discover the cell surface protein PD-1, an existing drug target for some cancers, could also be a target for autoimmune disorders like asthma.