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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.
The study showed that even those with low bone mass can naturally improve the density of their bones without resorting to clinical or medical methods.
While the fear has been that any type of exercise can endanger the baby, that has been proven false, as exercise can actually benefit both mother and child.
While a person may not ever see an object moving in the exact same way more than once, seeing that object moving as one would expect allows the full image of that object to solidify in a person’s memory.
A new study found it is far more likely for a product to be less nutritious on the whole if it carries a “low” or “reduced” content claim.
Although it is often taken as a preventative method, a new study shows that people who have not previously suffered from heart disease may not see much of a benefit in heart health when taking omega-3 supplements.
Children who have been exposed to commonly used flame retardant chemicals are more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior such as bullying and defiance, as well as inattention and hyperactivity.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.
To see aging cellular function nearly reversed as a result of high intensity training shows much promise as a way to keep people healthy for as long as possible.
There's credence behind the 'spring in your step' theory.
A study found that normal sleeping habits carried the power to make or break a person’s success in losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, regardless of the person’s nutrition or exercise habits.
The involuntary hand gestures occurred as the result of a mood change in the person on the other end of the device.
With approximately 15 percent of Americans wearing activity trackers, the question remains as to whether it is doing them any good when it comes to accurately tracking sleep patterns.
According to a new study, the most efficient workout to lose weight is a high impact program that utilizes movements that require jumping and elevate the heart rate to its peak.
A new study found that if people spent less time outside one week than they did the week before, they were more likely to report that they were depressed or had anxious thoughts.
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
Although human trials are still decades away, the CRISPR gene-editing technique shows promising results when lowering cholesterol permanently in animal trials.
The new study assessed vitality, depression, anxiety, motivation and other aspects of mental well-being among groups of participants who were directly given more fruits and vegetables.
In studying the presence of beta-carotene in participants, the researchers found that perception of attractiveness was based solely on looks, rather than the actual presence of an improvement in health.
While chronic depression must be treated by a professional, it is interesting to note that such a simple change in the body can affect mood almost immediately.
A group of campers found that a return to the natural light of day and the true darkness of night cured their bad sleeping habits.
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While Dance for PD does not claim to cure any of the symptoms, it does provide a way for patients of Parkinson’s to “demedicalize” the disease.
A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
The difference between getting an A instead of a B letter grade could be affected by higher iron levels in students who are more physically active.
For women who hit early onset puberty or never bear children, the risk of experiencing early or premature menopause is much greater.
The study results showed that breast cancer cells were subdued, and even killed, when treated with luteonin, a compound found in certain herbs and vegetables.
The 'Arctic Apple' takes three weeks to fully oxidize after being cut or bruised, which is growing their appeal over non-genetically modified apples.
If you're having trouble falling or staying asleep, try these tips.
A team of biological engineers at Harvard have developed small-scale models of actual human organs in an effort to gauge their reaction to medication and provide a window into how these organs function.
Being on your phone while exercising not only distracts you from the workout at hand, but also compromises your posture and the intensity of your routine.
A new study suggests that men may want to reconsider the amount of red meat they eat in order to avoid a painful digestive disorder.
A new study reveals that individuals who lead a sedentary lifestyle may be just as likely to develop dementia later in life as people with a genetic predisposition.
Read about the science behind these innovative sleep aid spectacles.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
Scientists have analyzed the medicinal purposes of the Indian long pepper by studying its properties.
This technology will provide much needed insight and data during a woman's pregnancy.