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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.

Scientists Disable Cancer’s Ability to Spread Using Tiny Gold Rods

The new technique showed that using tiny gold rods heated by lasers essentially sawed off the cancer cells’ legs.

Flu Vaccine Patch Kicks Painful Needles to the Curb

The patch can also be stored safely for a year without refrigeration, offering a vital option for health care in the developing world.

Marijuana Users Are Fitter, More Active

New research calls into question other uses for marijuana as a weight-loss aid or supplement for those who are obese.

Holding Hands Reduces Pain, Syncs Lovers’ Heartbeats

Is your partner in pain? You may want to reach for their hand.

Parkinson’s Disease May Not Start With the Brain

The discovery of a protein in the gut provides a previously unrecognized origin of where changes to the same protein in the brain could happen.

Antioxidant in Broccoli Holds Promise as Diabetes Treatment

The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.

Researchers Aim to Create Painless Way to Screen Breast Cancer

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.

Lab-Grown Cartilage May Bring Relief to Osteoarthritis Sufferers

With a cellular structure similar to that of natural cartilage, the bioengineered material features exceptional durability for lab-grown tissue.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Strongly Linked to Brain Inflammation

The discovery is a major breakthrough in understanding the biology of OCD.

Getting Enough Sleep Could Help Prevent Unhealthy Stress Eating

A new study showed that stressed out employees tend to bring their stress home to the dinner table, often making bad food choices.

Young Children Are Choking on Fidget Spinners

The popular toy is posing a potential hazard for young children.

Feeling Uncomfortably Hot Makes People Less Helpful

If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.

Baby Foods Contain a Significant Amount of Lead: Report

Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.

New Headband Technology From South Korea Aims to Treat Depression

This new type of treatment does not try to lessen symptoms, but rather cure depression itself.

In-Flight Air Quality Is Making Crew Members Sick

Pilots, flight attendants and even frequent flyers are all susceptible to the adverse effects of contaminated in-flight air quality.

Eating Apples and Curry May Starve Prostate Cancer Cells

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.

Bright Light Repels Mosquitos, Reduces Bites

It may be the best mosquito repellent that the insects cannot adapt to or find their way around.

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