Whilst we typically consider the immune system to be an essential part of our physical health, its role in mental health is now becoming clear and could be part of the answer to better diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders.
Category: Life Sciences
The holiday season is now firmly upon us, but did you know that it brings with it an increased risk of heart attack and stroke? Maisie Keogh finds out more.
We can’t experience a day in the life of animals, but science has revealed how they perceive time — and it’s often at a faster or slower rate than us.
Brain implants can read and translate your thoughts in real-time, restoring communication in cases of speech impairment.
The efficacy of orally administered drugs suffers as therapeutic compounds struggle to traverse the intestinal mucus. Read on to find out how scientists could solve this issue.
The almighty power of a dog’s nose is legendary, but we are still discovering its powers.
“[Oh] the giftie gie us; To see oursels as ithers see us”. As social creatures, we navigate life constantly guessing at the thoughts of others, often even coming to feel as others feel. But how does this actually work? Join Hazel as she untangles recent psychological theories in the exciting world of empathy.
During my visit home to the States last month, I experienced amusing linguistic slip-ups. My mother is a native Vietnamese speaker, and every time one of her friends tried to make conversation with...