Melanoma Combo Treatment May Work For Other Cancers
Two kinds of cancer treatments are being trialed in combination for the first time on melanoma patients, according researchers from the Medical Oncology Skin and Melanoma Clinical Service at Peter MacCullum Cancer Centre, Australia. The researchers presented to delegates at the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia's Annual Scientific Meeting...
Muscle Paralysis In Dreaming Sleep, Mechanism Identified
Scientists have discovered what goes on when the brain mediates in inhibiting the critical breathing muscles during REM (rapid eye movement) when a person is sleeping, a report published in the Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine revealed. The authors, from the University of Toronto, Canada, explained that during REM sleep, there is a profound inhibition of muscle activity...
Resilient People Experience More Relief From Placebos
Being a "tough-cookie" could get you further in life than most people think, for example, you may be able to reap the benefits of pain relief from a placebo pill, according to new neuroscience research led by the University of Michigan. The new research shows it isn't just your mind telling you the fake drug is working or not...