A long held science myth is the claim that we “only use 10 percent of our brains.” “It’s a misunderstanding of how the human brain, or any mammalian brain for that matter, works,” says Tarek Samad, Head of Neurodegeneration Research at Pfizer’s Kendall Square Reseach site.
When it comes to the link between exercise and arthritis, the evidence from a wide range of studies strongly suggests that exercise not only improves function among people with arthritis but also helps them control pain better.
New gene sequencing tech is helping researchers harness the bacteria, viruses, and fungi that live in our bodies to fight disease.
It’s an everyday occurrence. A little tickle in your throat, a wayward speck of pollen, perhaps — or a bit of water traveling down the wrong pipe — and then a full-on chain reaction in your body. ...