Motherhood overrides the brain’s decision-making

Motherhood takes over the brain’s decision-making regions to prioritize caring for offspring, according to new research in rats published in eNeuro. Making decisions requires the medial prefrontal cortex filtering and repressing multiple streams of information. This often involves picking between powerful, conflicting stimuli, such as when drug-using mothers must choose between their new child or drug-seeking. Since the most effective […]

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Country Cuties! Maren Morris' Family Album With Husband Ryan Hurd, Son Hayes

Something special to sing about! Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd became parents in March 2020 and are loving life with their son, Hayes. “Love of our lives,” the Grammy winner captioned their infant’s Instagram debut. Later that same month, the “My Church” singer went into detail on her emergency C-section after 30 hours of labor. “I learned pretty quickly that […]

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At Least 18 Miami-Dade County Residents Have Contracted West Nile Virus, Health Officials Say

Despite his comments, many counties in Florida have decided to reverse course on reopenings, including Miami-Dade, where the beaches were closed for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Other states, including California, Arizona and Texas, have also become hotspots for new coronavirus cases. As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data […]

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Study to examine social media’s effects on stress during COVID-19 pandemic

The impact of social media on anxiety and stress during the coronavirus pandemic is the focus of a new study led by mental health experts at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and computer scientists at Georgia Tech. The National Science Foundation is funding the pilot study. The researchers plan to use computer algorithms to identify stressors — […]

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Complications from COVID-19 may depend on von Willebrand factor in the blood

Anna Aksenova, a senior research associate at the Laboratory of Amyloid Biology at St Petersburg University, has advanced a hypothesis that the severe course of COVID-19 may be associated with the von Willebrand factor, one of the main components of the blood coagulation system. As the researcher suggests, the replication of the virus stimulates the development of microdamage on vessel […]

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Researchers identify protein that causes epithelial cancers to spread

Cancer is complex and unpredictable. Despite successful treatment or years of remission, there is always a chance that a patient’s cancer can return. It usually happens in the form of metastasis, which is when remaining cancer cells in the body spread to another location and grow. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are working to better understand what happens at the cellular […]

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Age-related impairments reversed in animal model

Elderly people are more prone to infectious diseases as the function of their immune system continuously declines with progression of age. This becomes especially apparent during seasonal influenza outbreaks or the occurrence of other viral diseases such as COVID-19. As the efficacy of vaccination in the elderly is strongly reduced, this age group is particularly vulnerable to such infectious pathogens […]

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Cystitis: Protein protects against urinary tract infections – Natural medicine naturopathic specialist portal

So the body protects itself against urinary tract infections Some people are more susceptible to bladder infections than others. Some are even searched at regular intervals, from urinary tract infections home. A Swiss research team has now found the cause for the increased susceptibility. A Protein seems to determine this difference. Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of technology Zurich […]

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4th of July Fun! See Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler's Family Album

The Cavallari clan! Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler have nothing but love for their trio. The former couple wed in June 2013 and went on to welcome their eldest son, Camden, the following year. He became a big brother when Jaxon and Saylor arrived in 2014 and 2015, respectively. In April 2020, the Very Cavallari stars announced that they were […]

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