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Reading Aloud May Improve Memory Retention

If you have a tendency to forget things, you might want to read aloud what you want to remember.

Bright Light Therapy May Have Potential to Treat Bipolar Depression

The study showed that sixty-eight percent of of patients with bipolar depression improved with bright light therapy versus only 22 percent of patients on the placebo box.

Does Alcohol Type Affect Your Mood?

How does drinking beer or liquor, for example, variably change your mood? Researchers set to find out by studying various types of alcohol.

Squirrels’ Long Slumber May Hold the Key to Stroke Treatment

Squirrels may be a surprising source of potential life-saving stroke therapy.

Complex Mental Activity May Protect Against Anxiety

Participants were asked to answer memory-based math problems, view images of angry or scared facial expressions and to play a guessing game with rewards.

Drinking Alcohol May Boost Foreign Language Speaking Skills

Drinking that extra beer might not help you when adding up the tab, but it could help you in a foreign country.

Long-term Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD in Kids

The link is found only among pregnant women who took a product containing acetaminophen for 29 days in succession or more.

Fructan Carbs, Not Gluten, May Actually Be the Cause of Gut Issues

Perhaps gluten has been miscast as the culprit the whole time.

Can Unwanted Thoughts Be Prevented?

The study found an interesting insight when looking at levels of GABA within the brain.

High-Fat Keto Diet May Influence Brain Inflammation

By copying the effects of the ketogenic diet, the study can affect patients who suffer from many health issues, including other inflammatory conditions.

Does Heart Surgery in the Afternoon Improve Survival Rates?

Heart surgery performed in the afternoon may give patients a better chance of survival, considering the body's circadian rhythms.

Pollution Linked to 9 Million Deaths Worldwide

Pollution is a severe and underreported contributor to global disease.

Scientists Discover the Hiding Place of the Brain’s Long-Term Memories

Our memories, it turns out, don’t reside in some abstract space or inside an impenetrable lock-box.

Magic Mushrooms May ‘Reset’ Depressed Patients’ Brains

The researchers note that using psilocybin as a treatment method is a tactic that goes back centuries, and one that may be beneficial for hard-to-treat cases of depression.

Menopausal Women May Be More Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s Disease

Glucose metabolism, key to cellular functioning, was found to be lower in women who were transitioning into menopause and who were already menopausal.

Pricier Medication May Cause Worse Effects, Study Suggests

The study analyzed brain imaging to further understand how medication pricing can influence the nocebo effect.

Positive Mood May Strengthen Flu Shot Effectiveness

The vaccination day could be a particularly important time where one's positive mood influences the body’s immune response.

Change in Weather Tied to Heart Events, Morbidity

Canadian researchers found that precipitous changes in the environment don’t bode well for a person’s health.

Gene Therapy Reverses the Tide of Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Among the animals studied, up to 80 percent of them went into virtually complete remission of the condition even after experiencing paralysis in their hind limbs.

New Tech Allows Users to Pay With Their Veins

A new biometric payment system reads a customer’s finger veins to complete a purchase.

Children Praised for Being Smart Are More Likely to Cheat

The study observed that children as young as three years old who are praised for being smart change behaviors after the compliment.

How Antibiotics Can Augment Cancer Therapy

The groundbreaking discovery reveals that a simple intervention may reverse course and prevent certain bacteria from interfering with drug therapy.

Could Blocking Sweet Taste Receptors Prevent Sinus Infections?

Blocking a person’s sweet taste receptors allows the natural infection-fighting ability of bitter taste receptors to flourish.

Study Finds Fathers Play a Role in Determining the Sex of Their Children

A father has more to do with the sex of his offspring than you might think.

Heavy Alcohol Use Affects Young Men and Women’s Brains Differently

It’s no secret that long-term, heavy alcohol consumption alters brain function. In a recent study from researchers from Finland, young men and women who...

Do Women Tire of the Same Sexual Partner More Than Men?

A new study found that women become bored of the same sexual partner after one year.

Scientists Use CRISPR to Change a Flower’s Color

Scientists have changed the genetic makeup of flowers by using DNA splicing technology, which reveals the vast potential of CRISPR.

Exposure to Outdoor Light at Night Linked to Breast Cancer

The association between outdoor light at night and breast cancer was specifically found in premenopausal women and those who were smokers or had smoked in the past.

American Dads Are Delaying Fatherhood Too

Recent research shows that American fathers of newborns who were 40 years of age and older doubled from 4.1 percent to 8.9 percent over the past forty years.

New HPV Vaccine Aims to Eradicate Cervical Cancer

The new vaccine, currently under the consideration of Australia’s national health center, would prevent the infection of five additional strains of HPV.

Researchers Suggest Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Procrastinators

Because procrastination can impede a person’s wellness, the new study may help chronic time-wasters improve their outlook.

Smart Labels Could Tell You When to Throw Out Food

Scientists at Clarkson University in New York have created a smart label that detects whether a product, from food to makeup, is no longer viable for consumers.

Vitamin B3 May Prevent Birth Defects and Miscarriages: Study

To understand more about vitamin B3 and its role in pregnancy, researchers turned to the mice model.

Do CT Scans Encourage Smokers to Quit?

Lung cancer has the highest mortality rate by far among all types of cancer, but the new study suggests that exposing people to a CT screening of their lungs may have a significant impact on smoking rates.

Dirty Makeup Brushes Can Give You a Serious Infection

How often do you clean your makeup brushes? One woman learned the importance of such a task the hard way.

Looking at Certain Body Parts Reveals the Type of Relationship We Desire

New research reveals why we tend to focus on certain parts of the body when looking at different people.

Why You Don’t Want to Clean That Filthy Kitchen Sponge

A new study discovered that there's an alarming amount of bacteria on kitchen sponges, and why cleaning them may actually make it worse.

Does Drinking Alcohol Lower Diabetes Risk?

In the study, women who consumed nine drinks per week had a 58 percent lower risk for developing diabetes, while men who consumed 14 drinks per week had a 43 percent lower risk.

Are Your Taste Buds Dulled? You May Be Prone to Obesity

A new study found that participants with compromised taste receptors sought out more sugar.

Blowing Out Birthday Candles Is Actually Really Gross

The amount of bacteria that lingers on a cake after the candles have been blown out is of some concern.

Talking to Ourselves May Help Us Control Our Emotions

The simple act of talking to ourselves may do wonders for dealing with our emotions in stressful situations.

Even Just One High Intensity Workout Could Lead to Serious Condition

Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.

Not so Sweet: High-Sugar Diets Linked to Depression

Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.

New Sunscreen Reacts to Your DNA For Better Protection

A new type of sunscreen works with a person's DNA to better protect the skin.

Kids Who Drink Non-Cow’s Milk Are Shorter Than Peers

A study showed that kids who drank plant-based milk only were significantly shorter than their peers who drank regular cow's milk.

Ketamine Could Be the Answer to Treatment-Resistant Depression

Although ketamine use isn't completely understood, a new study suggests it may prove helpful for treating older patients who struggle with depression.

Why Do We Lean to the Right When We Kiss?

The study suggests that couples instinctively try to avoid discomfort when kissing.

Does Green Tea Improve Cognition?

The study adds compelling evidence to support the overall benefits of green tea consumption, while finding even more reason to brew a batch.

Clinical Trials for Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine Coming Soon 

The vaccine centers around previous research that has identified a common type of virus, called an enterovirus, as a cause of type 1 diabetes.

Baby Poop May Determine Cognitive Performance

Researchers noticed a certain group of bacteria was associated with better test scores among one-year-olds.

Drink to Remember: Alcohol Can Boost Memory Recall

The researchers theorized that the hippocampus, when affected by alcohol consumption, switches from retaining short-term to long-term memory.

Sperm Counts Are Drastically Dropping Across Western Nations

Over the past thirty years, total sperm count among men in Western countries has declined nearly 60 percent, and sperm concentration has dropped by more than 52 percent.

Muscular Dystrophy Reversed in Dogs

A team of international researchers explored the possibility of gene therapy in dogs to reverse and ultimately cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Baby Talk: Language Development Starts Prior to Birth

A new study found evidence that early speech recognition occurs in the womb.

One in Three Cases of Dementia Are Preventable: Report

Dementia is a mental disorder that affects aging populations, but the factors begin in early childhood, according to a new report. Published in The...

Children Without Fathers Are Likelier to Be Stressed

A study found that fatherless children are more likely to have shorter telomeres, a part of DNA that’s linked to stress and disease.

Researchers Study How Fat Content Affects Ice Cream Taste

It turns out that people can't tell the difference between low-fat and high-fat ice cream.

Long-Term Breastfeeding May Reduce Mother’s Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

The link between breastfeeding and lower MS risk showed to be strongest for women who breastfeed for 15 months or more.

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.

3 Eye Makeup Products That Will Make Your Life Easier

From magnetic eyelashes to stamp-on eyeliner, these products are the answer to eye makeup application struggles.

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.

Scientists Load Horse GIF Onto Living Cells

Using CRISPR technology, researchers successfully loaded one of the first-ever moving pictures — Eadweard Muybridge’s film of a horse galloping against a white backdrop — into the genome of a living cell.

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.

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.

iPad Game May Help Prevent Dementia

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

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.

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