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Health News Archive - July 01, 2012

Alcohol Can Enhance Social Bonding Skills

When consumed at a party or other social gathering, moderate amounts of alcohol could enhance a person's positive emotions and social bonding skills while relieving feelings of negativity.

Easter Island Drug Could Boost Cognitive Function

Rapamycin, an immunosuppressant typically used to prevent rejection in organ transplants, could help prevent diminishing cognitive skills, including memory retention, associated with aging or Alzheimer's disease.

Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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