One Sip of Alcohol Is Enough To Permanently Alter Your Brain

The study found that single-dose ethanol intoxication causes acute and long-lasting neuronal alterations in the brain. Researchers from the  Universities of Cologne , Mannheim, and  Heidelberg  have …

India to Get an Adult TB Vaccine, Soon

In a big step in India’s war against tuberculosis (TB), an adult TB vaccine might be available to everyone within a year. Government sources have confirmed that a recombinant Bacille Calmette-Guérin …

Ways to Live a Happier, Healthier, and Possibly Longer Life

If you spend any time online or watching infomercials, you might think there’s a single secret to health, happiness, and well-being. It would be nice if it were that easy, but in the real world, ther…

Experimental Drug Protects Against Sudden Death

A study conducted by scientists at  Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis  shows that an experimental drug therapy protects mice against sudden death brought on by the rupture of a ma…

Measles Outbreak in Zimbabwe Kills 700 Children

Zimbabwe's measles outbreak has claimed the lives of 698 children since it started in April, the southern African country's health ministry announced at the weekend. Thirty-seven of the death…