Brain function of night owls and larks differ, study suggests – BBC News

Brain function of night owls and larks differ, study suggests – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images The brain function of very late risers and “morning larks” during the hours of the working day is different, according to a study. Researchers scanned the brains of night owls with a bedtime of 02:30 and a wake time of 10:15, along with early risers. The tests – performed between 08:00 […]

Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice' – BBC News

Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice' – BBC News

Image caption Brain signals weaken when some cells wear out New results suggest ageing brains can potentially be rejuvenated, at least in mice, according to researchers. Very early-stage experiments indicate that drugs can be developed to stop or even reverse mental decline. The results were presented at the 2019 meeting of the American Association for […]

Having HPV 'isn't rude or shameful' – BBC News

Having HPV 'isn't rude or shameful' – BBC News

Image copyright Claire Bolton Image caption Claire wants to raise awareness about HPV and cervical cancer Having human papilloma virus (HPV) is not rude or shameful and is extremely common, experts say. It comes as a survey of 2,000 women shows there are still stigmas around the infection, which can be passed on during sex […]

More teens defy parents, get vaccinated amid measles outbreak | TheHill – The Hill

More teens defy parents, get vaccinated amid measles outbreak | TheHill – The Hill

A number of adult teenagers are deciding to share their choice to get vaccinated after their parents initially chose not to get them vaccinations as children. After 18-year-old Ethan Lindenberger’s decision to receive his first-ever vaccinations despite his parents’ wishes went viral, more reports are surfacing of other teens doing the same. NBC News reports that […]

10-year-old girl dies from bacterial meningitis – KTRK-TV

10-year-old girl dies from bacterial meningitis – KTRK-TV

MIDDLEBURY, Vermont — A 10-year-old girl died from bacterial meningitis on Wednesday. WSBT reports that Abbigayle Dipietro’s family didn’t know what meningitis was and were surprised it killed her so quickly. Her mother said she complained about an ear infection last weekend, which quickly turned into vomiting and a seizure Monday. By Wednesday, she fell […]