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Research Shines New Hope on Consciousness of Vegetative Patients

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Scientists are now under the impression that severely brain damaged patients might be aware of their surroundings. Researchers believe they have uncovered a fingerprint of consciousness in patients in a persistent vegetative state. The scientists utilized a basic test that measures patterns of brainwaves. The […]

Doctors Experiment with Ebola Treatments

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Medical teams are experimenting with new treatments to help fight against Ebola. The two nurses from Dallas currently fighting Ebola have been given experimental treatments. Experimenting on Ebola patients isn’t new. Assistant commissioner for counter-terrorism policy for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Luciana […]

Researchers Want Exercise Information on Food and Drink Labels

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Scientists want to place exercise information on the packaging of foods and drinks in addition to calorific data. Health experts believe the information would be more meaningful and useful to those looking to watch what they eat and drink. In the case of a 500ml […]

Researchers Uncover Relationship Between Coffee and DNA

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Your coffee addiction could be genetic. A study has uncovered six new genetic variants that could have a say in how much coffee a person consumes. Researchers pinpointed six regions of human DNA linked to coffee drinking. The data would explain such behaviors as one […]