Musicians have faster reaction times

ISLAMABAD: A study, recently published in the journal Brain and Cognition, finds that trained musicians have faster reaction times than their non-musical peers. he study was conducted at the Université de Montréal's (UdeM) School of Speech...

Chemists have bad news about your cough syrup

ISLAMABAD: No medicine cabinet is fully stocked without some good old cherry-flavored cough syrup -- or at least that's how it feels during cold and flu season. But does that stuff even work? This new video from...

High-salt diet may harm liver

ISLAMABAD: It is well known that consuming too much salt is linked to high blood pressure. Now, a new study suggests it may also lead to liver damage in adults and developing embryos. The new study,...

Sleep disorders increase stroke risk

ISLAMABAD: According to research, sleep disorders increase the risk of stroke and hinder recovery from the condition. Study co-author Dr. Dirk M. Hermann, of University Hospital Essen, Germany, and colleagues note that previous research has suggested...

Brain area keeps growing in adulthood: Study

ISLAMABAD: A new study forces us to rethink the development of the brain, as scientists find that a part of it continues to grow. Some researchers even believe that the brain continues to develop throughout...