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Some people become more anxious as they attempt to relax because relaxing interrupts their worrying, according to new research. Relaxation techniques may have the opposite effect in some people. Although the intent of relaxation exercises is to reduce anxiety, for some people, they have the opposite effect. A new study concludes that, in these people,
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A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Johnson & Johnson reported third-quarter earnings and revenue Tuesday that beat Wall Street’s expectations, boosted by higher sales of cancer and other prescription drugs. Here’s what the company reported compared with Wall Street estimates, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:
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Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told CNBC he isn’t convinced that vaping nicotine is carcinogenic, calling out a study that pointed toward the opposite conclusion. “I’m skeptical that nicotine causes cancer,” Gottlieb, a former physician, said Monday on “Squawk Box.” “It might be a tumor promoter, [researchers] have said that there’s a potential that nicotine
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Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the body. Their job is to transmit signals from nerve cells to target cells. These target cells may be in muscles, glands, or other nerves. The brain needs neurotransmitters to regulate many necessary functions, including: heart rate breathing sleep cycles digestion mood concentration appetite muscle movement The nervous system controls
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Acetylcholine is a chemical messenger, or neurotransmitter, that plays an important role in brain and muscle function. Imbalances in acetylcholine are linked with chronic conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Acetylcholine was the first neurotransmitter discovered. Imbalances in levels of acetylcholine play a role in some neurological conditions. People who have Alzheimer’s disease
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US Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi, Democrat of Illinois, looks as Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire arrives to testify before a hearing of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on September 26, 2019, in Washington, DC. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images A House panel is requesting a slew of documents from Reynolds
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If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Pepto Bismol is a common over-the-counter (OTC) drug that may help control occasional symptoms of simple digestive issues, such as indigestion, heartburn, and diarrhea. Pepto Bismol is an antacid. It is available in a variety of
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The so-called negative symptoms of schizophrenia, which include anhedonia, can be particularly debilitating. One recent study attempted to identify their neurological roots. Using PET scans, scientists investigated the origins of schizophrenia’s negative symptoms. Schizophrenia is a mental health condition that affects an estimated 1% of the United States population. Scientists tend to divide symptoms into
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Toe numbness is a sign that something is interfering with normal feeling in the toes. Some cases are mild and go away on their own, but others may last longer or come and go. Numbness can feel different to different people. The sensation may also vary, depending on what is causing it. When a person
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Ted Spiegel | Corbis Documentary | Getty The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to the scientists John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for “the development of lithium-ion batteries.” Used in everything from laptops and smartphones to Elon Musk’s Tesla vehicles, lithium-ion batteries, which are rechargeable, play an incredibly important role
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Bronchiolitis is a lung infection that mostly occurs in infants in the autumn and winter months, although adults may also develop it. This infection, which affects the lower airways, can be severe and often requires medical attention. Doctors often diagnose bronchiolitis in children under 2 years of age. Experts estimate that during a baby’s first
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Male breast cancer is a relatively rare disease. For this reason, very few studies have evaluated the factors that have associations with better outcomes. A fresh investigation begins to fill this gap. Male breast cancer is rare but understudied. Male breast cancer (MBC) accounts for just 1% of all breast cancer cases. However, some scientists
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Monika Skolimowska | picture alliance | Getty Images In the latest sign that digital innovations are changing the way we learn, anatomy students at a university in Australia are using augmented and virtual reality. The pilot of the technology is being used to help boost spatial awareness, accessibility and explorative learning, La Trobe University said
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