Loneliness can be beneficial for the elderly

An unexpected result was obtained by scientists from the University of Zurich. They found that a certain amount of loneliness can be good for the well-being of older people.  It is well known that social isolation and loneliness have a devastating effect on people, especially the elderly. In the absence of communication and social contacts,…

New clues to solving Alzheimer’s disease

A large-scale study of brain proteins has provided new information about Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists analyzed the brains of people who died due to the progression of the insidious disease.  Researchers from Emory University have discovered new changes in the brains of people who died from Alzheimer’s disease, which are directly related to this disease. The…

Why we are drawn to meat after alcohol

Australian scientists have found out why, after drinking alcoholic beverages, we so want to try some kind of fatty kebab. It turned out that alcohol increases the level of a hormone that causes people to crave proteins.  Many of us have noticed how after consuming a large amount of alcohol in the body, a craving…

Strict moms are dangerous for the child’s psyche

If mothers show increased rigor in communicating with their children, then their likelihood of falling into depression increases. And all because the mother’s cry rebuilds their brain, as researchers from the University of Munster in Germany have found.  German researchers have stated that strict and often screaming mothers increase the risk of their children developing…

Cancer can be diagnosed by the sound of a voice

The mobile application will be able to detect tumors in the foreseeable future by the sound of the phone owner’s voice. Scientists are working on an artificial intelligence system capable of detecting the smallest changes in the voice apparatus.  American and British researchers are creating a mobile application that can diagnose various chronic health problems…

We smoke and drink because of Neanderthals

Neanderthal DNA may be associated with the formation of harmful habits in modern people like smoking and alcoholism. This conclusion was reached by scientists from the University of Tartu in Estonia.  Back in 2010, the current winner of the Nobel Prize, Swede Svante Paabo, sequenced and analyzed the DNA of Neanderthals, taking genetic material from…