Food & Health


Diagnose schizophrenia possible with brain ‘signature’

People with schizophrenia and their healthy siblings share patterns of brain activity that are different from those seen in individuals


High Doses of Ketamine Can Temporarily Switch Off the Brain

Researchers have identified two brain phenomena that may explain some of the side-effects of ketamine. Their measurements of the brain waves

Lockdowns Prevented Millions of COVID Deaths, Studies Show

/VOA News/ Lockdowns across the globe prevented millions of deaths from the novel coronavirus, new studies published Monday report. According

A New Alliance for a Healthier World launched

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), GAIN and Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World launch new online dashboard to inform

Natural mosquito fungus ‘could block spread of malaria’

By Fiona Broom A fungus that lives in malaria-carrying mosquitoes could boost global efforts to control the disease, which kills

Repurposing drugs for COVID-19 a more rapid alternative to a vaccine, say researchers

Repurposing existing medicines focused on known drug targets is likely to offer a more rapid hope of tackling COVID-19 than developing and manufacturing a vaccine, argue an international team of scientists in the British Journal of Pharmacology.

Breast Tumors backfire on chemotherapy

Researchers at EPFL have discovered that chemotherapy-treated mammary tumors produce small vesicles that may help them spread to other organs.

You Don’t Deserve Loneliness: Staying Connected to Fight It

Positive relationships with friends and family help us thrive. Without social connections, it’s easy to feel lonely or isolated. Many