Can A Drug That Fights Parasites Also Help With Autism?

A 101-year-old drug that is often used to treat people in Africa with parasitic infections may help ease some of the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, a new study finds. However, researchers are urging caution about the preliminary results of the drug, called suramin. The study was extremely small and involved only […]

Eight Tools to Help You Manage and Distribute Your Data FeedsĀ 

There are many tools available to help you manage and distribute your data feeds to many different channels. The number of tools is almost endless, and what you choose will depend on your knowledge, skills, and how much you want to mess around with coding. Thankfully there are ways around worrying about code today, with […]

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Ah, to sleep, perchance … to shrink your neural connections? That’s the conclusion of new research that examined subtle changes in the brain during sleep. The researchers found that sleep provides a time when the brain’s synapses — the connections among neurons — shrink back by nearly 20 percent. During this time, the synapses rest […]