Sexual fantasies: are you normal?

Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever. It was undertaken by researchers at Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal and Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal, affiliated with University of Montreal.

Brain and Nerves

Low Carb, High Fat Diets May Reduce Seizures in Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

MINNEAPOLIS – Diets high in fat and low in carbohydrates, such as the ketogenic or modified Atkins diet, may reduce seizures in adults with tough-to-treat epilepsy, according to a review ... Full story

Environmental Health

Pilot study reveals new findings about microplastics in wastewater

Bremerhaven / Oldeburg - Treatment plants cannot completely keep microplastics out of wastewater by conventional means. This is one of the results of a pilot study commissioned by the regional ... Full story

Ear, Nose and Throat

Novel tinnitus therapy helps patients cope with phantom noise

By Julia Evangelou Strait - Patients with tinnitus hear phantom noise and are sometimes so bothered by the perceived ringing in their ears, they have difficulty concentrating. A new therapy ... Full story

Female Reproductive

Identifying the Biological Clock that Governs Female Fertility

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have identified the biological clock that governs female fertility. The discovery represents a major contribution to research aimed at finding medical approaches to treating ... Full story

Geriatrics and Aging

Secrets of old age revealed

Leading health specialists last night called on the Welsh public to take responsibility for their own health by adopting a healthier lifestyle to help stave off the onset of disease ... Full story

Immune System

A matter of life and death: cell death proteins key to fighting disease

Melbourne researchers have uncovered key steps involved in programmed cell death, offering new targets for the treatment of diseases including lupus, cancers and neurodegenerative diseases. ... Full story

Kidneys and Urinary System

Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers

Kidney failure later in life can be predicted based on measurements taken in adolescence, according to a study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University published in the November issue of ... Full story

Life style and Fitness

All work and no play: UGA study examines psychology of workaholism

Athens, Ga. - Even in a culture that lionizes hard work, workaholism tends to produce negative impacts for employers and employees, according to a new study from a University of ... Full story

Sexual Health

New Guidelines for Reproductive & Developmental Toxicity Testing of Oligonucleotide Drugs

New Rochelle, NY — Oligonucleotide-based therapeutics present unique challenges when it comes to testing their potential to cause reproductive and developmental harm. New consensus guidelines for toxicity testing that take ... Full story

Skin, Hair and Nails

Pioneering gloves seek to tackle skin disorders

Researchers at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London, have recently been awarded just over £1.6m from the National Institute for Health Research Invention for Innovation ... Full story

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