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Melatonin: Is This Natural Hormone One of the Keys To Slowing Brain Aging?

Melatonin is best known as a sleep hormone because of its action controlling the circadian cycle. But melatonin also has antioxidant properties, and may have an important anti-aging role. A recent study looked at artificially aged mice to determine the effects of melatonin on aging.  Such mice are used as a model to study the… Read More »

It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus,  was published in the New York Times. That’s on the science side. On the PR and journalism side, it has… Read More »

A New Astronaut Helmet Promises to Be This Fall’s Must-Have Face Mask

As we head into fall and temperatures begin to drop, it’s vital that we continue to observe public health recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including wearing a face covering. But picking out the right mask for your lifestyle can lead to all kinds of practical considerations. For instance, which masks should we be… Read More »