Researchers link vaping to risk of oral disease
And the damaging effects aren’t linked to nicotine.
US researchers say just a few months of vaping puts healthy people on the brink of oral disease. The bacteria in t...
The good things that live in your nose
It’s not just the gut that benefits from the right bacteria.
There are bacteria that choose to live in your nose, and that’s actually a good thing. Belgian studies suggest tha...
Sport's back. How do players reduce risks?
We have to look at sweat and spit in completely new ways.
As we emerge from lockdown, so does our sport. And many sporting bodies are grappling with the best way to do this wh...
There may be a gene linked to thinness
International team looks at the other side of weight gain.
Scientists have identified a gene they believe may be linked to thinness – and potentially to resisting weight gain. ...
Get a good night’s rest before tests
Monitoring confirms our brains replay memories while we sleep.
Students have long been told they should get a good night’s sleep before exams rather than cramming up to the last mi...
Hangover? Consider a prickly pear daiquiri
Exploring the science of natural remedies.
Over the years, various natural remedies have been recommended as hangover cures, usually with little if any science ...
Genetic vulnerability and mental illness
Gene combinations could increase lifelong risk.
People with genetic vulnerability for adult depression are more likely to have emotional and social problems in child...
Cleaning products linked to asthma
Canadian researchers call for better information on packaging.
A Canadian study of more than 2000 babies suggests those brought up in households that used more cleaning products we...
Sexual partners and cancer risk
Study finds women more likely to suffer long-standing illness.
New research links a history of 10 or more lifetime sexual partners to a heightened risk of being diagnosed with canc...
Parabens linked to weight gain in childhood
Study sounds warning about maternal paraben exposure.
A German study has found that pregnant women who use parabens – chemicals widely used as preservatives in cosmetics, ...
Cannabis may encourage false memories
Just one toke, and reliability hits a pothole.
Cannabis not only induces forgetfulness, it also opens the door for false memories, according to new research. And th...
Gamers might want to work out
Study suggests exercise can help them not exercise better.
Video game aficionados might need to get more exercise – and not for the obvious reasons. Canadian research suggests...