Does a bigger brain make you smarter?

Increasing the size of neural circuits in the brain can boost learning performance, but this increased connectivity also has the potential to impede learning, new research has revealed. Cambridge neuroscientists predict that there is an “ideal” brain circuit size suited to carrying out particular tasks. The study, published in the…

Does drinking beer before wine ease the hangover?

Many people — from all around the world — will have heard different myths about drinking and curing hangovers. They range from the “hair of the dog,” the belief that the best cure for a hangover is to have another drink, to the greasy morning-after meal that supposedly “soaks up”…

Endocrine Tx Does Not Impair Neuropsychological Performance

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19, 2018 — For early-stage breast cancer survivors, endocrine therapy (ET) appears to have no effect on neuropsychological performance or impairment over six years of follow-up, according to a study published online Nov. 28 in Cancer. Kathleen Van Dyk, Ph.D., from the University of California at Los Angeles,…