Category: Health News

Light pollution as a new threat to pollination

Artificial light disrupts nocturnal pollination and leads to a reduced number of fruits produced by the plant. This loss of night time pollination cannot be compensated by diurnal pollinators. The negative impact of artificial light …

‘Origami organs’ can potentially regenerate tissues

Bioactive tissue paper made from organs is pliable enough to fold into origami structures Date:August 7, 2017 Source:Northwestern University Summary:Scientists and engineers have invented a range of bioactive ’tissue papers’ made of materials derived from …
Women have more active brains than men

Women have more active brains than men

Largest functional brain imaging study to date identifies specific brain differences between women and men, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Date:August 7, 2017 Source:IOS Press Summary:In the largest functional …

Can you take medications past their expiration date?

Recent research raises questions about how long over-the-counter and prescription drugs really last The expiration dates on over-the-counter and prescription medications seem pretty black and white, but there’s some question about whether drugs last even longer. Expiration dates typically …