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Neuroscientist Predicts 'Much Better Treatment' For Alzheimer's Is 10 Years Away
British neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli first set out to study Alzheimer's because of his grandfather, who developed the disease when Jebelli was 12. In the years that followed, Jebelli watched as his grandfather's memory started to disappear. But ...
These subtle cues are what make sick people look sick
The next time a friend tells you that you look sick, hear the person out. We are better than chance at detecting illness in others simply by looking at their faces, according to new research led by a Swedish psychologist. “We can detect subtle cues ...
Woman battling cancer gets married hours before passing away
HARTFORD, CT. — A photo has gone viral of a cancer patient marrying the love of her life before passing away 18 hours later. The wedding happened at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut just a few days before Christmas. “It reminds me of ...
Food safety expert warns latest bizarre Silicon Valley $60 'raw water' trend could quickly turn deadly
Silicon Valley is developing an obsession with untreated, unfiltered water, according to the New York Times. However, a food poisoning expert says that the trend is dangerous — and could be deadly. "Raw" water can spread bacteria and diseases ...
Scientists Say Chocolate May Be Extinct By 2050
CBS Local — Chocolate lovers may want to sit down before reading this because scientists are forecasting that climate change may force the plants that produce chocolate into extinction by 2050. According to a report from National Oceanic and ...
Maine hospitals seeing surge in flu cases, mostly of more severe type
The state reports 373 cases and 99 hospitalizations through Dec. 23, up from 52 total cases for a similar period last year. By Joe LawlorStaff Writer. Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · 207-791-6376. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read ...
Dry January: Why I'm giving up alcohol for a month
Dry January, giving up alcohol for the entire month of January, has become a common New Year's resolution and Dr. Jennifer Ashton of ABC News' "Good Morning America" is taking on the alcohol-free challenge this month. “It's just a little experiment I ...
White Children Are Still Diagnosed More Often With Autism Spectrum Disorders
More than one in 50 American children have been diagnosed with a disorder on the autism spectrum, according to a new paper published in JAMA on Tuesday, in a finding that suggests diagnoses of the condition have leveled off. The new research also shows ...
Lester Holt actually wished to be GQ's Most Fashionable Man of 2017
The holiday cheer was in full swing at NBC Universal's communications party at 30 Rock Thursday night. Hacks, flacks and on-air talent tossed a few back and talked shop and their upcoming Christmas plans. But “NBC Nightly News” and “Dateline” anchor ...
I went on the Silicon Valley diet craze that encourages butter and bacon for 2 months — and it vastly improved my life
A viral diet that's been found to burn up to 10 times as much fat as a standard diet is gaining momentum among Silicon Valley tech workers. And it involves eating a lot of fat. The ketogenic, or "keto," diet — which first became popular in the 1920s ...