Do Not Take Daily Aspirin If You Haven't Had a Heart Attack, Says FDA. Taking a daily aspirin is not necessary for people with no history of heart problems, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says. Time Healthland, 05/06/2014.
UCLA's 'Laughter Guy' dissects features of counterfeit chortling. Phoney laughter, unlike the real thing is unique to humans, study suggests. UCLA Newsroom, 05/01/2014.
WHO Declares Health Emergency on Polio. The recent spread of the polio virus is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said. Time Healthland, 05/05/2014.
Young blood rejuvenates brains and muscles of old mice. If three discoveries in mice reported on Sunday are applicable to people, making old brains and old muscles perform like young ones may require simply a blood transfusion. Reuters, 05/04/2014.
How arguing with your partner could TREBLE your risk of dying young: Stress of squabbling can cause heart attacks and strokes. Individuals who argue and disagree for petty reasons are at an increased risk of dying young, according to a new study. Mail Online, 05/12/2014. (Also see Vascular Involvement)
Gene that INCREASES intelligence found by scientists sparking new hope for dementia sufferers. A gene that boosts intelligence could offer new hope to sufferers of dementia. Mail Online, 05/11/2014.
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