What Causes Brain Freeze AKA Ice Cream Headaches?

Brain freeze, or the ice cream headache, is still little understood.

Aphantasia: When the Mind’s Eye is Blind

Those suffering from aphantasia cannot form mental images. Which begs the question: What exactly do we mean when we say mental image?

Take a Nap, It’s Good For You

Like taking a nap? Exploring the research that finds a positive correlation between health and a short daily rest.
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Hand to Ankle: A New Grafting Technique Offers Hope

The surgical reattachment or grafting of limbs has a short history because of its difficulty.

Will Spicy Foods Preserve You?

Spicy foods may prolong life; they certainly act as food preservatives.

Legionnaires’ Disease

Scholarly research on the origins of Legionnaires' Disease.

At Long Last, a Malaria Vaccine. Sort of.

Scientists create the first malaria vaccine, but there are still setbacks.

Despite New Attention, Concussions Remain Mysterious

Despite decades of progress, successful treatment of concussions has been elusive and difficult.

The Peril of Skinny Jeans, Corsets, and Restrictive Clothing

what do skinny jeans and corsets have in common. as you may imagine, quite a bit.

A Long Overdue Ban on Trans Fats

The FDA is banning trans fats in food.