As the generation of 'touchscreen toddlers' continues to boom, their sleeping habits and behaviors from using tablets and smartphones continue to be studied.
Many of the so-called therapies for 'curing' autism are dangerous and misinformed, warns the FDA in a recent consumer alert.
A new study has revealed the two happiest ages of life. Here are some tips for the time in between.
The lovable Muppets living on "Sesame Street" have welcomed Julia, a character with autism, to the neighborhood.
In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.
Researchers say that people with this genetic variant have a different quality of life, mostly because of their night owl tendencies.
The cap, called Optune, can be worn while patients go about their daily tasks and works by sending alternating frequencies to the brain.
Researchers from the University of Michigan believe they’ve zeroed in on the cause of memory mishaps.
Not eating before working out may seem counterintuitive, but a new study says that waiting to eat until after your workout may help you burn more fat.
By tapping into the body’s cellular functioning, the nanoparticle method can act in a way that doesn’t promote a defensive response from fast-growing cancer cells.
As hair whitens, there may be an increase in artery damage, inflammation and other health risks that generally indicate the onset of heart disease.
There are a lot of autism myths and treatments that are quite misguided.
Researchers found that children wield a fine-tuned sense of justice and can recognize acts of heroism as early as six months of age.
Scientists have developed a spray loaded with the good bacteria that people with eczema are missing.
The artificial lung is small enough to be carried in a backpack and is the first of its kind to actively drive up the patient's oxygen levels.
City of Hope currently has active clinical trials of gene therapy for AIDS using blood stem cell transplantation.
In 2012, the U.S. Preventive Series Task Force didn't recommend doctors give regular screening tests for prostate cancer, but now they're recommending the test for men ages 55 to 69.
Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.
The study’s authors suggest that balancing the skin’s microbiome may be a more effective way of treating acne than antibiotics.
Breast cancer patients who slept nine or more hours per night had a 46 percent greater chance of dying compared to women who slept eight hours or fewer.
Ford has created a high-tech crib that mimics a car ride and may just lull your baby to sleep.
The newly FDA-approved test can analyze one's predisposition for certain hereditary conditions, like celiac disease and Alzheimer's.
A new study focused on how villains are typically portrayed with having skin issues, and what effect this has on people who suffer from skin problems.
A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.
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.
New research reveals you may want to have a furry friend around even before your baby arrives.
Combining the high-tech elements into one device gives the new test a significant advantage over current detection methods, which take hours to diagnose the virus instead of minutes.
The average brain is aging at a rate of two times faster than these SuperAgers' brains.
The new head-scanning device can detect brain bleeding with 97 percent accuracy.
Both men and women lie about their personal sexual histories, which has detrimental effects for public health records.
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.
With bio-sensing contact lenses that can assess blood glucose levels, the researchers hope to improve health outcomes by replacing older, painful methods of diabetes monitoring.
When given to mice, an infection known as reovirus sparked an inflammatory response that led the immune system to “overreact” to gluten and essentially bring on celiac disease.
Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.
The illumy sleep mask uses natural light to both lull you to sleep and wake you up.
Among children with underlying medical conditions, the seasonal vaccine cut the risk of death by more than half.
Researchers are studying why babies in Denmark, Japan and Germany cry the least over the first 12 weeks of life, whereas babies in Canada, England and Italy cry more.
Is it low testosterone or something more serious? Researchers explain the complicated factors behind a woman's decreased sex drive.
The stress levels of Americans all over the country have been assessed; where does your state rank?
A report reveals that industry money was used to sway journalists to report that inactivity is a bigger problem than sugar consumption in the obesity epidemic.
Eating about one-and-a-half servings of legumes per week was associated with a 35% reduced risk of developing diabetes.
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.
The new research sheds light on the complex variables that make a good match for organ donation.
Here's why certain songs get stuck in your head, and what researchers suggest can cure 'last song' syndrome.
While Ashwagandha has been traditionally known to ensure a better night’s sleep for centuries, no one quite understood which active element of the herb actually helps to promote sleepiness until now.
Are the British onto something with this tangy food spread?
The new study suggests that cancer essentially thrives in an environment full of fatty tissue.
Patients recovering from surgery who received a live music performance, which was tailored to their musical preferences, all reported a drop in pain level.
For the first time in eight years, a paralyzed man in Cleveland, Ohio fed himself dinner with the help of an innovative brain implant.