Most people have taken an antibiotic to treat a bacterial infection.
Now researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of San Diego, La Jolla, reveal that the way we often think about antibiotics - as straightforward killing machines - needs to be revised.
The research not only adds a new dimension to how we treat infections, but also might change our understanding of why bacteria produce antibiotics in the first place. Continue reading →
Losing weight is not easy, nor is keeping off the weight lost.
New studies by McMaster University researchers have confirmed that people of all ages find it difficult to prevent weight gain; that it is terrifically difficult to get rid of it later and to keep it off once lost. Continue reading →
Many recent studies have confirmed how adequate sleep plays a pivotal role in fostering cognitive function. This is particularly evident in those individuals who do not sleep adequately, and may as well be obese.
In a recent study, entitled “Sleep Extension Improves Neurocognitive Functions in Continue reading →