Treating Flu Symptoms May Create More Cases - Scientific American: "Pain relievers like ibuprofen and acetaminophen cut your fever—allowing flu viruses to replicate more efficiently, and increasing your chance of infecting others. Seasonal flu kills more than 41,000 Americans a year, that five percent increase in flu victims translates to a thousand additional deaths."
GRANDMA'S EXPERIENCES LEFT A MARK ON YOUR GENES. Your ancestors' lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing anxiety or resilience by altering the epigenetic expressions of genes in the brain. Fascinating article!
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/brainbasics/index.html ... The real breakthrough may have come in the 1980s, when Marian Diamond noticed that Einstein’s brain had more glial cells than most brains do. Stemming from the Greek for “glue”, glia had been thought only as neurons weird assistants. It is because of glia and how they work, science says, that the brain you have is largely determined by what you do with it up until the age of 20.