The number of medication errors in American homes has doubled since 2000.
Forgetting can do more for your brain than you might think.
A good bedside manner is more than just an extra thought; it can be a vital component in a patient’s perception of their physician.
The new study gives the medical community a great understanding of how our DNA impacts strength, and also may shed light on interventions that can reduce the risk of low strength in the elderly.
In short, telomeres act as protective end caps to human DNA.
Having a higher IQ may equate to living longer, regardless of socioeconomic status.
Vaccines built around a person’s own DNA have proven effective at beating back cancer, two studies show. While the studies are small and the results,...
The gene works within specific neurons in the brain that respond to stress.
Studies have delved into the ramifications of a larger age gap among married couples.
New research analyzes whether or not listening to music can aid in developing the parts of the brain that process sound and control movement.
The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.
While there's no one way to smile successfully, a study explored how a handful of subtle factors can make or break a smile.
A new study supports previous research that cocoa flavanols, found in chocolate, are especially beneficial for improving attention, memory and overall cognitive functioning.
The connection between loneliness and self-centeredness feeds on itself to amplify feelings on both sides.
There are many benefits to practicing yoga, but a new study also found that there may be a risk for musculoskeletal pain as well.
For college students who routinely go on binge drinking sprees, a new computerized interface may help curb the dangerous behavior. Researchers from Brown University School...
A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.
The patch can also be stored safely for a year without refrigeration, offering a vital option for health care in the developing world.
Is your partner in pain? You may want to reach for their hand.
The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.
This new treatment adds lasers to the mix, using a combination of laser and ultrasound technology to determine the presence or absence of cancer cells in the breast tissue.
The popular toy is posing a potential hazard for young children.
If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.
Pilots, flight attendants and even frequent flyers are all susceptible to the adverse effects of contaminated in-flight air quality.
The new study sheds light on a growing body of research focusing on naturally occurring compounds, taking a wide-glance view of potential plant-based treatments.
The new findings may leave you considering a lighter, softer brew if you’re seeking to maximize the plentiful health benefits that come alongside your daily caffeine infusion.
Sedentary lifestyles among young people have reached a new low.
New research adds to the notion of the incredible egg.
Researchers say that food labels change the mindset, and the plates, of diners.
Theres especially a risk for people aged 75 or older.
New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.
Compared to other types of onions, red onions have a particular compound that especially works to root out and destroy free radicals in the body.
Swedish researchers found that attaching defibrillators to high-tech drones shaved off an average of 16 minutes for response times, a difference that can mean life or death for heart attack patients.
A study found that one type of relationship is more beneficial for overall health.
By zeroing in on miniscule amounts of DNA, researchers believe they can catch cancer early and save countless lives.
Casual drinking — or about five to seven drinks per week — can triple your risk of mental decline as you move into middle age and older.
Here's why you may want to have a pet around if you're expecting a baby on the way.
Have you ever been told to not eat past 7 p.m.? Here's why that practice holds merit.
Researchers may have discovered a powerful new way to invigorate aging skin.
Compared to a non-exercise group, the group that partook in walking classes three times a week showed remarkable improvement in cognitive function.
A report in the UK looked at how social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Snapchat made people feel.
The next time you think about passing on sex because you’re too tired, you may want to reconsider. A new study shows sex and sleep go hand in hand.
Scrubs made with coffee grounds can give your skin an extra boost from the antioxidants, and the caffeine can tighten the skin.
You’re probably used to applying sunscreen, but you can also protect your skin naturally through your diet.