The nanoengineered eye, which combines a “metalens” with artificial muscle technology, bests its human counterpart in some instances.
Researchers found that parents of multiple children routinely alter their treatment of non-first born children, which affects their IQ and perhaps even personality traits.
The authors hypothesized that long-term effects of cancer treatments may be to blame.
The study adds a new threat to the list of lifestyle and environmental factors that contribute to diabetes, note the researchers.
With people now living well past 100 years of age, and advances in medical care ever present, there's no telling what the maximum human age is.
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.
Boulder, Colorado has the lowest number of adults who have experienced heart attacks. Charleston, West Virginia has the most.
The smart bandages would report their analysis through a regular broadband network and are designed to monitor an array of physical attributes.
This study is the first of its nature.
Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.
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.
A new study explores the various ways we cook mushrooms and what impact each method has on their nutritional value.
The MucoJet device is a painless way to administer vaccines orally.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
At Scripps Research Institute, scientists are making some remarkable discoveries in their research into how disease infects our bodies.
Heart surgery performed in the afternoon may give patients a better chance of survival, considering the body's circadian rhythms.
Lorcaserin is a prescription weight loss pill that works by altering the brain’s serotonin circuitry, and now it's been shown to reduce opioid cravings in animal tests.
A new study debunks claims that eating dairy products has an adverse effect on cardiovascular health.
Have you ever been told to not eat past 7 p.m.? Here's why that practice holds merit.
Dozens of sites did not even meet the researchers’ inclusion criteria, which required having written reviews of doctors, no fee for use, a search-by-name option, and not being restricted to a certain specialty or insurance plan.
If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.
A few extra minutes of sleep may provide a big boost to teens’ learning ability, a new study says.
Salmon farmers are looking into various ways to combat the sea lice infestation, as well as alternative farming methods, in the hopes of avoiding millions in lost revenue and increasing supply.
You’ve probably heard that taking aspirin may lower your risk of heart attack. But taking aspirin to prevent pancreatic cancer?
Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.
Raritan Pharmaceuticals voluntarily issued a recall of its children’s homeopathic ear relief liquid and teething tablets that contain belladonna extract.
The patch can also be stored safely for a year without refrigeration, offering a vital option for health care in the developing world.
You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.
The promising results of Phase III clinical trials for the drug Ocrelizumab revealed a significant decline in disease progression in human subjects.
There are actual 'memory athletes' who use certain strategies to strengthen their ability to remember things, and researchers set out to study what, if anything, made their brains different.
Researchers say that people with this genetic variant have a different quality of life, mostly because of their night owl tendencies.
Whole grain foods are great sources of fiber and nutrients for the body, but antibiotics were found to neutralize these benefits.
Health gut bacteria may block bacteria-related infections, such as salmonella and E. coli, from spreading.
The researchers hope their new study will create greater awareness about the hearing perils of balloons — similar to the acceptance of sunscreen as a normal part of life.
The new study adds a wrinkle to the current understanding of genetics and may hold the answer to the cause and incidence of some brain disorders.
Having a higher IQ may equate to living longer, regardless of socioeconomic status.
Researchers found that alternate-day fasting didn’t make that much of a difference in weight loss compared to people who counted calories.
A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.
Moving to a big city might be just the thing for getting one's priorities straightened out.
The study researchers discovered a stark benefit among women who consumed high levels of the essential vitamin.
Don't simply be swayed by that high SPF rating when choosing a sunscreen.
The issue has become so commonplace that doctors in London prepare themselves for a “post-brunch surge” of avocado slicing injuries on Saturday afternoons.
While there is still considerable debate over the health effects of e-cigarettes, a new study measuring heart activity of e-cigarette users may be tipping the scale.
Glucose metabolism, key to cellular functioning, was found to be lower in women who were transitioning into menopause and who were already menopausal.
Plainer packaging with upfront warnings has been found to be unappealing to customers.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
A woman agonized for months over stomach problems, before realizing the culprit behind her ailments was a giant hairball in her stomach.
This sort of research allows doctors and scientists to examine whether variations in genes directly impact disease function.
Utilizing virtual reality to assess the muscles used in maintaining balance could lead to new therapies to help the elderly avoid falling.
Elderly people treated by female physicians in the hospital are less likely to die than those treated by male doctors, a study found.