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So magic mushrooms act in the brain

So magic mushrooms act in the brain

Brain scans of people under the influence of psilocybin, the active ingredient of the hallucinogenic "magic mushrooms" has given scientists the most detailed picture to date of how psychedelic drugs work in the brain. The findings are published this week ...

Lithium stimulates memory and learning

Lithium stimulates memory and learning

Italian researchers have discovered that lithium, a drug commonly used to treat the mood disorder and bipolar disorder, is able to stimulate the formation of new neurons in the hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with learning and memory. ...

A patch against migraines

A patch against migraines

I The pharmaceutical NuPathe, US, has announced the release of a new patch to treat headaches and migraines. The patch, called Zelrix patch is placed on the arm and has a mild shock system introduced by patients small doses of ...

Quince: Home Remedies with quince

Quince: Home Remedies with quince

The quince, of Asian origin, is one of the Rosaceae family bush quite measure up to 4 meters high. Its trunk is twisted and has a rough bark that comes off in plates. Its leaves are oval petiolate, green and lanosoblanquecinas ...

Why it misses a penalty?

Why it misses a penalty?

A British study may explain why the English football teams lose games in kicks from the penalty spot. The results could help coaches to choose the best players when throwing penalties. According to published research from the University of Exeter in ...