Daily archives: June 16, 2010

Obesity Linked with Brain Volume Decline in Old Age

Obesity is widely understood to pose a threat to our health; indeed it can adversely affect heart and blood pressure, our risk of developing type II diabetes and arthritis, not to mention damaging our self-esteem.  What scientists are now finding is that obesity it also […]

Oxytocin Nasal Spray for Autism?

It is common for people suffering from autism to find basic social interactions difficult; looking people in the eye, for instance, is often a challenge, as is determining a person’s trustworthiness.  New research suggests that these two symptoms can be improved with the inhalation of […]