Vitamin D Might Help Shield the Aging Brain
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 -- Older adults who harbor more vitamin D in their brains may stay mentally sharper, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that when older adults had higher levels of vitamin D in their brain tissue, they tended to perform...
Is a Ban on Menthols Enough to Thwart Big Tobacco?
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 -- A proposed U.S. federal ban on menthol cigarettes doesn't go far enough and needs to include other menthol products, from pipe tobacco to cigarette tubes, researchers say.
New evidence shows both the appeal and the...
Cooler Noses May Be Key to Winter's Spike in Colds
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2022 -- Researchers may have sniffed out why colds are more likely in wintertime: The answer may lie within the nose.
A previously unidentified immune response inside the nose is responsible for fighting off the viruses that cause...