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Alcohol use affects male, female brain activity differently - study

Tests on mice regarding alcohol's ability to impact the brain and behaviors and feelings associated with fear and anxiety suggest that it affects males and females differently.

Monkeypox can contaminate surfaces, unclear if contagious - study

While scientists were able to identify monkeypox viral contamination on surfaces. However, they were unable to determine if one could actually contract the disease from these surfaces.


Doctors couldn't diagnose him. New doctors found he has rare disease

GBS is a rare disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the peripheral nerves, causing muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis.

Pancreatitis: What is the life-threatening condition Travis Barker has?

Pancreatitis, targeting the vital organ known as the pancreas, can be sudden or ongoing and can be caused by a number of different factors.

Palestinian man packs cherry tomatoes at a farm in Tubas, in the West Bank

Link between soil pollution and heart disease identified in new study

Soil pollution is defined as contamination of soil at higher than normal concentrations by waste materials of human origin that have adverse effects on human and ecosystem health.

This fan trick will help you sleep better in the summer heat

Do you sleep worse in the summer? Don’t panic, this will pass when the heatwave dissipates, but there’s a really simple method to get cool right now.

By Walla!

Possible cause of long COVID ‘brain fog’ revealed - study

In the course of their research, scientists found that the neurological effects of long-COVID were strikingly similar to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.


Asthmatics may soon breathe easier thanks to new breakthrough -study

The research, culminating in a peer-reviewed study published in the European Respiratory Journal, focused on urine analysis; specifically on carnitines.


This 10-second exercise can tell you if you're at risk of dying

If we were to know that there’s one really, really simple exercise that can predict your health, of course you’d do it!

By Walla!

Surgeons remove rubber ball from teen's intestines

Shaare Zedek's surgeons performed a laparoscopy, and removed a ping-pong-sized object that swelled and endangered the 14-year-old boy's life.

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