Archive: 02/01/2011

Virtually feeling fat

Greasy food and a lack of exercise aren't the only things that can make you feel fat -- now you can add virtual reality and being poked by a stick to the list.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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EA sees bright digital future despite loss

US videogame giant Electronic Arts (EA) on Tuesday reported a deepened loss in the last quarter but saw a bright future as players opt increasingly for online play and digital downloads.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Business
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Analysis details Avastin's rare fatal side effects

(AP) -- A new analysis raises fresh questions about the risks of the blockbuster cancer drug Avastin, suggesting the chance of dying from side effects linked to it is higher than the risk for patients on chemotherapy alone.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Medications
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A new model for studying Parkinson's

Evidence is steadily mounting that genetic factors play an important role in many cases of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a study published February 2, 2011, online in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers from t ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Sleep selectively stores useful memories

After a good night's sleep, people remember information better when they know it will be useful in the future, according to a new study in the Feb. 2 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that the br ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Neuroscience
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