Is it true that ‘healthy obesity’ boosts death risk?

Findings ‘in contrast with most literature’ Benefits of weight loss ‘questionable’ Metabolically healthy obesity — also known as “healthy obesity” — describes obesity not accompanied by metabolic health complications, such as diabetes, hypertension, or high cholesterol. Is ‘healthy obesity’ tied to a heightened risk of death or not? There are many debates about how “healthy” […]

Uncertainty may be key in battlefield decision making

Army researchers have discovered that being initially uncertain when faced with making critical mission-related decisions based on various forms of information may lead to better overall results in the end. Army collaborative research has studied networked teams and asked the following question: “Does the uncertainty regarding shared information result in lower decision making performance?” The […]

Fragile X: New drug strategy corrects behavior/biochemical measures in mouse model

Research in mice shows that a pharmacological strategy can alleviate multiple behavioral and cellular deficiencies in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common inherited form of intellectual disability and a major single-gene cause of autism spectrum disorders. The results are scheduled for publication in Neuropsychopharmacology, and are being presented at the […]

How to get rid of an amoxicillin rash

What causes an amoxicillin rash? What does it look like? Treatments Children vs. adults Takeaway Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. The drug comes in many different forms, including capsules, tablets, and liquid. One of the common side effects of amoxicillin is a skin rash. Amoxicillin comes from penicillin, which is known […]