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New study reveals how the brain organizes information about odors

The premiere of the movie “Scent of Mystery” in 1960 marked a singular event in the annals of cinema: the first, and last, motion picture debut “in glorious Smell-O-Vision.” Hoping to wow moviegoers with a dynamic olfactory experience alongside the familiar spectacles of sight and sound, select theaters were outfitted with a Rube Goldberg-esque device… Read More »

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

(Reuters) – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: FILE PHOTO: Co-director of the intensive care unit at CommonSpirit’s Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Zafia Anklesaria, 35, who is seven months pregnant, attends to a COVID-19 patient in the hospital where she works, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak,… Read More »

Everything you need to know about CBD oil

Author Randy Arthur Published June 10, 2020 Word count 1,182 Cannabidiol (CBD) is an oil of cannabis plant origin. Possible health benefits include reducing the pain and inflammation. It isn’t legal in all jurisdictions, however, so there could be some threats as well. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the therapeutic use of Epidiolex,… Read More »

What’s a diagnosis about? COVID-19 and beyond

By MICHEL ACCAD Last month marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of John Graunt, commonly regarded as the father of epidemiology.  His major published work, Natural and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality, called attention to the death statistics published weekly in London beginning in the late 16th century.  Graunt was skeptical of how… Read More »

What you need to know about COVID-19 if you have diabetes

Preliminary data from China suggest that people with diabetes and other preexisting conditions are more likely to experience serious complications and death from COVID-19 than people without diabetes and other conditions. But COVID-19 and the coronavirus that causes it are new, and researchers are still investigating how they impact immunity. We also know that if… Read More »