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The popular toy is posing a potential hazard for young children.
This new type of treatment does not try to lessen symptoms, but rather cure depression itself.
It may be the best mosquito repellent that the insects cannot adapt to or find their way around.
Sedentary lifestyles among young people have reached a new low.
New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.
Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.
A study found that one type of relationship is more beneficial for overall health.
This study is the first of its nature.
Similar to a gastric bypass procedure, the new 'accordion procedure' works to decrease the size of the stomach but without the cuts and scars that come with invasive surgery.
Compression pants are a new wave of apparel technology that boast improved performance and reduced muscle soreness, but do they deliver actual results?
Have you ever been told to not eat past 7 p.m.? Here's why that practice holds merit.
Compared to a non-exercise group, the group that partook in walking classes three times a week showed remarkable improvement in cognitive function.
It remains unclear as to whether or not women truly do express more emotions, or rather, they may just handle their emotions differently.
Dirty money often refers to money obtained illegally, but it turns out that it can be taken far more literally.
You’re probably used to applying sunscreen, but you can also protect your skin naturally through your diet.
Hair is used to make wigs and old clothes are donated, so what can be done with fat taken out of people's bodies?
New research that studied the effect of flushing blocked fallopian tubes with poppy seed oil was promising for women dealing with infertility due to this issue.
A person may exercise daily, eat healthy foods, and maintain an active lifestyle, but just two short weeks can change everything.
A gas station in California's capital city is under investigation for ten cases of botulism from nacho cheese consumption.
The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.
Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.
Here's what to know about working out during your menstrual cycle.
Whole grain foods are great sources of fiber and nutrients for the body, but antibiotics were found to neutralize these benefits.
This research could literally shed light on how cancer moves in the body.
Plainer packaging with upfront warnings has been found to be unappealing to customers.
Learning social skills from a robot may seem odd, but for children with autism, it can provide a unique experience that is more predictable and engaging.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
A study from Ohio State University found that exposure to light at night not only promotes sleeplessness, but also disrupts immune and endocrine function.
Baby Boomers and Gen Xers were not thought to be much at risk for depression or suicide, but this number has jumped from survey results 10 years ago.
A new study found that low-intensity exercise can help to prevent macular degeneration as we get older.
As the generation of 'touchscreen toddlers' continues to boom, their sleeping habits and behaviors from using tablets and smartphones continue to be studied.
In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.
The cap, called Optune, can be worn while patients go about their daily tasks and works by sending alternating frequencies to the brain.
Not eating before working out may seem counterintuitive, but a new study says that waiting to eat until after your workout may help you burn more fat.
As hair whitens, there may be an increase in artery damage, inflammation and other health risks that generally indicate the onset of heart disease.
A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.
In animal studies where newborn mice are given antibiotics, there is a distinct effect that occurs in the brain, causing behavioral changes such as aggression and impaired social behavior.
Men recovering from prostate cancer who partook in yoga two times a week had better energy levels, sexual function and urinary function compared to those who did not.
The average brain is aging at a rate of two times faster than these SuperAgers' brains.
Just like how fertilizer may have been the main factor in preventing a worldwide food crisis in the 20th century, now a ‘bionic’ leaf holds the same potential for our global future.
The study subjects who suffered from gum disease showed a 12 percent higher risk of premature death, and those who lost teeth at any point were 17 percent more likely to die early.
For the first time in eight years, a paralyzed man in Cleveland, Ohio fed himself dinner with the help of an innovative brain implant.
There's a 48-hour period after sex during which couples bond and are more satisfied with their relationship, a new study finds.
The brain games showed much promise not just in treating the symptoms of depression, but in actually creating a shift in the cognitive function in the brain.
There's an upward trend of older American women drinking more alcohol, and it continues to rise despite no known implications.
In type 2 diabetes patients, remaining in a seated position for several hours can affect blood levels negatively.
Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?
Researchers explored the connection between waist-to-hip ratio and cancers, such as pancreatic and bowel, with Ovarian cancer posing the highest threat.
A new poll found that 9 out of 10 Americans feel compelled to constantly check their notifications, and one-fifth claim their smartphone is a significant source of stress.
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