When it comes to feeling pain, touch or an itch, location matters

When you touch a hot stove, your hand reflexively pulls away; if you miss a rung on a ladder, you instinctively catch yourself. Both motions take a fraction of a second and require no forethought. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have mapped the physical organization of cells in the spinal cord that help mediate these and similar critical “sensorimotor […]

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Feeling Festive! Celebrity Kids Helping Pick and Decorate Christmas Trees

Rocking around the Christmas tree! Hilaria Baldwin, Thomas Rhett and other celebrities got their houses holiday-ready with help from their little ones. The fitness guru, 35, documented her and Alec Baldwin’s kids’ attempts to choose and decorate a tree on her December 1 Instagram Story. “I always let them decorate with whatever we find that isn’t breakable,” the Living Clearly […]

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Woman who thought sports bra fit badly discovers 'tugging' feeling was cancer

Lindsey Bishop, 40, first noticed a strange ‘tugging feeling’ in her right breast back in October 2016, when she was working out to lose weight after having her daughter, Ivy. The working mum, of Altrincham, Greater Manchester assumed the nagging pain was just due to a badly fitting sports bra. Lindsey, who also has an older daughter, Isla, said: ‘I […]

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