neurology

New Study Links Birth Control Pill To Brain Differences, But Don’t Panic

New Study Links Birth Control Pill To Brain Differences, But Don’t Panic

Scientists this week say they’ve found preliminary evidence that women who use birth control pills have differences in their brain structure compared to women who don’t. But it’s still too way early to know whether these differences are genuine or could have a meaningful impact on someone’s health.

Scientists Figure Out Why Italian Family Can’t Feel Pain

Scientists Figure Out Why Italian Family Can’t Feel Pain

An Italian woman, her two daughters, and her three grandchildren have always had trouble feeling pain. They can’t sense temperature. They break bones without noticing. Now, a team of scientists in the United Kingdom think they have figured out why.