Are You Neurotic? Research Says You May Live Longer

According to a new study, being highly neurotic does have its health benefits.

Experts Warn Flip-Flops Can Cause Problems for Feet

Flip-flops are a flop when it comes to providing adequate protection and support.

Stevia May Be the Cure for Lyme Disease

Stevia leaf extract was shown to treat the tick-borne disease better than traditional antibiotics.

Are You Consuming the Right Kind of Vitamin D?

New research shows that one form of vitamin D supplementation is twice as better at raising levels in the body.

Researchers Determine the Best Time of Day to Exercise

Researchers have determined when the body can gain peak physical performance during the day.

Study Reveals Least and Most Active Countries

Researchers tracked the activity levels of more than 700,000 people around the world who used an activity app called Argus.

Smartphones Are Draining Our Brains

Here's how our smartphones are actually making us stupid.

At-Home Medication Errors Are on the Rise in America

The number of medication errors in American homes has doubled since 2000.

Is Forgetting Just as Crucial as Remembering?

Forgetting can do more for your brain than you might think.

Diet Soda Linked to Obesity and Heart Disease

A new study finds that drinking diet soda actually leads to long-term weight gain among other health complications.

Empathetic Doctors Seem More Competent: Survey

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.

Genes Related to Muscle Strength Discovered

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.

Hairs Send Signals to Each Other About When to Grow

Researchers hope to use the study as a base to regulate the signals with drugs that could send waves of growth into balding areas.

Risky Behavior Tied to Two Key Brain Regions

The study, assessing risk-and-reward behavior among rats, may provide clues as to why some people prefer to live a steady, predictable life while others are more prone to taking chances.

Women’s DNA Gets Stronger With Sexual Intimacy

In short, telomeres act as protective end caps to human DNA.

Have Your Wine And Drink It Too With These Products

Wine has certain health benefits, so go ahead and drink up with these on-the-go products.

Do Clever People Live Longer?

Having a higher IQ may equate to living longer, regardless of socioeconomic status.

The Science Behind the Chocolates That Combat Fatigue and Stress

Looking for extra energy or to ease your stress? Addictive Wellness Chocolates are the all-natural solution for combatting stress and fatigue that doesn't compromise taste.

Alcohol Before Bed Actually Messes With Your Sleep

Here's why you may want to rethink that glass of wine before bed.

Researchers Create ‘Pill-on-a-String’ Technique to Better Detect Cancer

The unique technique can rub the esophagus and scrape away cells that scientists can then examine for cancer.

3 Bacteria-Zapping Products for the Home

To truly protect yourself, it’s time to give your cleaning ritual an overall tech upgrade.

Untreatable Gonorrhea Is Becoming a Problem

Even high-income countries with state-of-the-art healthcare are facing cases of gonorrhea that have become resistant to treatment via any known antibiotics.

Regular Sexual Activity Could Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Tests administered to older adults revealed that those who had sex on a weekly basis scored the highest on the standardized tests, particularly in verbal fluency.

Could Household Dust Be Contributing to Obesity?

Lurking within the ever-present dust that floats around your house and accumulates everywhere are harmful chemicals that potentially wreak havoc on your body's metabolic system.

Study Shines Light on Harmful Effects of Night Shift Work

Working the night shift has some seriously damaging effects, particularly at the DNA level.

Currents Pumped Through Headphones Could Mean Migraine Relief

A group of participants saw a reduction in migraine days of three days per month thanks to the treatment.

Vitamin D May Ease Sunburns by Reducing Skin Damage

It's summertime, which almost always means getting a sunburn. Here's why you may want to take some vitamin D.

Chemotherapy May Make Cancer More Likely to Spread

A new study found that administering chemotherapy led to elevated levels of proteins and other markers that are tied to metastasis, or the spreading of cancer.

Children Who Lose Sleep Age More

Researchers at Princeton found a link between children getting less sleep and shorter telomere lengths.

Cancer Treatment May Be Revolutionized Through Personalized Vaccines

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,...

Extended Breastfeeding Could Cause Cavities

In a study, children who were breastfed for a minimum of two years had a higher number of decayed, missing or filled teeth.

Scientists Uncover Gene Linked to Depression

The gene works within specific neurons in the brain that respond to stress.

Is There an Ideal Age Gap Between Romantic Partners?

Studies have delved into the ramifications of a larger age gap among married couples.

iPad Game May Help Prevent Dementia

The interactive game was enjoyable among the study participants, something that is vital to successful cognitive training.

Does Listening to Music Make Learning Tasks Easier?

New research analyzes whether or not listening to music can aid in developing the parts of the brain that process sound and control movement.

Scientists Engineer Super-Intelligent Mice via Gene Suppression

The researchers believe their findings may hold implications for the treatment of cognitive disorders in human beings.

Teenage Emotional Health May Be Linked to Parents’ Brains

New findings show that a parent’s brain and their child’s brain can fire in the same way, resulting in emotional synchronicity.

Scientists Brew Probiotic Beer That’s Actually Good for You

The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.

The Perfect Smile Hits the Smile Sweet Spot, Study Says

While there's no one way to smile successfully, a study explored how a handful of subtle factors can make or break a smile.

Tick-Tock: Men Also Have a Biological Clock

The study raises questions about what, if anything, aging men can do to boost conception rates when pairing with younger or same-aged women.

New Research Reveals How Chocolate Benefits the Brain

A new study supports previous research that cocoa flavanols, found in chocolate, are especially beneficial for improving attention, memory and overall cognitive functioning.

Doctor Discovers Possible Treatment for Hot Flashes

A doctor experiencing hot flashes decided to take on a project to examine why these symptoms occur and how they can be treated.

Do Sea Anemones Hold the Key to Generating Human Heart Cells?

Sea anemones, although without an actual heart, do contain “heart genes” that researchers have found to be identical to human heart genes.

Lonely People Tend to Be More Self-Centered

The connection between loneliness and self-centeredness feeds on itself to amplify feelings on both sides.

Humans Have No Limit on Maximum Age: Study

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.

Too Much Yoga May Cause Injury

There are many benefits to practicing yoga, but a new study also found that there may be a risk for musculoskeletal pain as well.

Computer-Based Therapy Helps College Students Drink Less

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...

New Wheelchair Design Eases Mobility Challenges

The gear-driven design utilizes 100 percent of the arm effort, making it much easier to go up slopes and across longer, more challenging distances.

Chronic Pain Can Stop, Study Says

A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.

Serotonin Imbalance May Contribute to Autistic Behavior

The Japanese study adds an important new layer of understanding of the role and resultant behavior of serotonin deficiency.

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