How Much Do Babies’ Skulls Get Squished During Birth? A Whole Lot, 3D Images Reveal

Passage through the birth canal puts in substantial pressure on a fetus’s head. Credit: Ami et al., 2019 When infants travel through the mom’s birth canal, the tight... Read more »

More Than Half of Pregnancy-Related Deaths Are Preventable, CDC Says

About 700 U.S. ladies pass away each year from pregnancy-related issues, however about 60% of these deaths might be avoided, a brand-new report discovers. Pregnancy-related deaths occur... Read more »

Hay Fever & Seasonal Allergies: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Itchy eyes, a busy nose, sneezing, wheezing and hives: these are symptoms of an allergy triggered when plants launch pollen into the air, generally in the spring or... Read more »

Men’s Beards Contain More Harmful Bacteria Than Dogs’ Fur, Small Study Suggests

A pet with a bearded guy. Credit: Shutterstock A small European study has actually discovered that the typical guy’s beard is more loaded with human-pathogenic bacteria than the... Read more »

United States Officially Starts Using CRISPR on Humans

In June 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offered a University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) research study group the grant begin a human CRISPR trial. On Monday, 15th April,... Read more »

What Angry Dreams Look Like in Your Brain

How were your dreams last night? By examining brain activity, researchers might have the ability to address that concern for you — specifically if you had an angry... Read more »

Here’s Why This Man Had a Giant White Mass on His Eyeball

A man established an incredibly uncommon eye mass called a “corneal keloid” in his best eye. Above, pictures of the man’s eye (left), and a cross-section of the eye... Read more »

Does March Madness Really Mean ‘Vasectomy Season’?

March Madness remains in full speed, however in addition to the eagerness over the yearly college basketball competition comes news of a various type of spring occasion: birth... Read more »

High-Fructose Corn Syrup Fuels Colon Cancer Growth in Mice

High-fructose corn syrup might sustain colon cancer growth, a minimum of in mice, a brand-new research study discovers. In the research study, released the other day (March... Read more »

CRISPR experts are calling for a global moratorium on heritable gene editing

After the very first International Summit on Human Gene Editing in December 2015, a declaration was released. The organizers were unanimous in concurring that the development of genetically modified... Read more »