- Epilepsy Drugs May Cause Sexual Disorders
The use of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) can lead to decreased fertility and increased incidence of reproductive endocrine disorders in both men and women.
- Video Game Reduces Production Of Stress-Related Hormone Cortisol
A video game designed by McGill University researchers to help train people to change their perception of social threats and boost their self-confidence has now been shown to reduce the production of the stress-related hormone cortisol.
- Shock-Proof Blood Pressure Meter
Blood pressure meters are more sensitive than you might think. Dropping them damages their mechanics and often leads to false readings.
- Remote Heat Imaging Identifies Sleep Disorder Without Disturbing Patients
New research presented at CHEST 2007 shows that remote infrared imaging can monitor airflow and accurately detect abnormalities during sleep, without ever coming in contact with the patient.
- Family History Of Alcoholism Linked To Love Of Sweets Among Women
A new study, the first of its kind, has found that cigarette smoking and having a family history of alcoholism have different effects on sweet-taste perception and food cravings.
- Cholesterol Therapy Slows Lung Function Decline
Treatment with statins, the widely prescribed class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, appears to slow the age-related decline in lung function in elderly individuals, even among those who smoke, according to a report in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.