Health Meditation and music may help reverse early memory loss in adults at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease 2017-01-22T00:08:07.000000Z In a recent study of adults with early memory loss, scientists found that practice of a simple meditation or music listening program may have multiple benefits for older adults with preclinical memory loss. Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism 2017-01-21T23:32:52.000000Z From climate skeptics to anti-vaxxers, psychologists are studying what motivates and drives our decisions to pay attention to some facts while ignoring others. For health and happiness, share good news 2017-01-21T23:32:45.000000Z Service members, including both active and recently separated, have been called upon to fight overseas and to assist during natural disasters at home. They can face unique challenges when they return in both the workplace and at home. New research, focused on these service member couples in Oregon, ... Processing speed training can improve cognitive ability, lift depression in the elderly 2017-01-21T00:38:03.000000Z A new Processing Speed Training Game (PSTG) has been developed for a Tablet PC, which they say can significantly improve processing speed and inhibition among healthy older adults, while also reducing their depressive moods when played regularly. Seoul virus outbreak associated with home-based rat-breeding facilities 2017-01-20T20:43:44.000000Z Experts from CDC are working with the Illinois Department of Health and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to investigate cases of Seoul virus infections among eight people who worked at several rat-breeding facilities in the two states. Seoul virus is not commonly found in the United State... Tracking movement of immune cells identifies key first steps in inflammatory arthritis 2017-01-20T20:28:37.000000Z Using a novel approach for imaging the movement of immune cells in living animals, researchers have identified what appear to be the initial steps leading to joint inflammation in a model of inflammatory arthritis. Researchers unlock mechanism of drug resistance in aggressive breast cancer 2017-01-20T17:11:38.000000Z Scientists report findings of how triple negative breast cancer cells are able to bypass treatment with trametinib, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved drug that belongs to a class of commonly used anti-cancer drugs called kinase inhibitors. The researchers also reported findings from labor... New genetic engineering technique could help design, study biological systems 2017-01-20T14:10:04.000000Z A new technique will help biologists tinker with genes, whether the goal is to turn cells into tiny factories churning out medicines, modify crops to grow with limited water or study the effects of a gene on human health. The technique allows scientists to precisely regulate how much protein is prod... We all need contacts: How organelles hug in cells 2017-01-20T14:10:01.000000Z Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding how different compartments (or organelles) of human cells interact. Number of women who take maternity leave has stalled 2017-01-20T14:06:56.000000Z The number of U.S. women taking maternity leave has not changed in 22 years despite factors that suggest it should be increasing, a new study found. During the same time, the number of fathers taking paternity leave more than tripled.