The brain starts to eat itself after chronic sleep deprivation

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Causes The Brain To Literally Start Eating Itself, Study Finds

Chronic sleep deprivation can cause the brain to start eating itself, according to study at the Marche Polytechnic University in Italy. Astrocytes are cells in our brain that destroy and digest worn-out cells and debris, but researchers studying the brain of mice have found that these cells go into overdrive when the animals are chronically sleep-deprived, destroying more of the brain's neural connections.

Fat Tissue Can Help Treat Joint Problems []

Suffering From Joint Pain? Researchers Reveal How Your Own Fat Tissue Can Help Treat That

Injecting your own fat tissue into the joints can help treat bone joint conditions, including injuries and osteoarthritis, according to researchers at Rush University Medical Center. With the help of a new device called Lipogems, used at the time of arthroscopic surgery, researcher can now processes and uses a patient's own fat tissue to provide a potential source of stem cells and growth factors to promote healing.

Simple Tips To Reduce Stress Right Now, According To Science

7 Simple Tips To Reduce Stress Right Now, According To Science

Feeling stressed? You aren’t alone. Stress affects everyone in a different way, and studies have shown that high levels of stress can contribute to depression, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal problems, asthma and many other conditions. While it is something you can’t get rid of permanently, here are seven simple tips backed by science to reduce stress right now.

First-Ever Soft Tissue Synthetic Retina

Oxford Researchers Develop First-Ever Soft Tissue Synthetic Retina

Researchers at the University of Oxford have successfully created first-ever artificial retina using soft synthetic tissue. This new synthetic, double-layered retina is made from combination of soft water droplets (hydrogels) and light sensitive proteins, and is designed to replicate the functionality of the human retina to create a grey scale image.