Why LSD hallucinations last so long

Lysergic acid diethylamide–more commonly known as “LSD” or simply “acid”–is one of the longest lasting and most potent hallucinogens, but researchers have never understood...
Cervical cancer can often be cured when it is found and treated in the early stages.

The genomics of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the cervix. Most cases are caused by long-lasting infections...
An artistic representation of LSD (in blue) fitting into a serotonin receptor

Protein structure reveals how LSD affects the brain

Lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, can alter perception (awareness of surrounding objects and conditions), thoughts, and feelings. It can also cause hallucinations—sensations and images...

Cytotoxins contribute to virulence of bacterial infections

Beginning in the mid-1980s, an epidemic of severe invasive infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes), also known as group A streptococcus (GAS), occurred...

Diabetes drugs that lower CVD risk

Diabetes medications were the most expensive among traditional therapy drug classes with an overall trend of 14% in 2015, according to the Express Scripts...
Alcohol use

Study Finds Effective Interventions To Prevent Alcohol Use Among American Indian And Rural Youth

Community-based and individual-level prevention strategies are effective ways to reduce alcohol use among American Indian and other youth living in rural communities, according to...
painkillers

Painkillers Without Dangerous Side Effects

Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have discovered a new way of developing painkillers. The team of researchers used computational simulation to analyze interactions...
Depression

Depression puts psoriasis patients at significantly greater risk of psoriatic arthritis

Psoriasis is a lifelong disease that is associated with significant cosmetic and physical disability and puts patients at increased risk for many major medical...
child obesity

Child obesity ’35-40 percent’ inherited from parents

Around 35-40 per cent of a child's BMI - how fat or thin they are - is inherited from their parents, a new study...
weight loss

Study Confirms Prescription Weight Loss Medication Helps With Opiate Addiction Recovery

GALVESTON, Texas - Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to...
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