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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Scientists Delete Specific Memories from Snails’ Brains

The research may be especially important for those who experience traumatic events and have the memories to remember them by.

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.

Bright Light Repels Mosquitos, Reduces Bites

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

City Living Has People Thinking About Their Futures

Moving to a big city might be just the thing for getting one's priorities straightened out.

MDMA Moves Closer to Being PTSD Treatment

Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.

Men With This Genetic Mutation May Live 10 Years Longer

The new findings come as one of the first clear associations between a population’s genetic makeup and overall lifespan.

Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Poorer Mental Performance: Study

Here's why going to bed at close to the same time every night is just as important as getting enough sleep.

Eating Fried Potatoes May Increase Chance of Dying

Eating fried potatoes two to three times a week was found to be associated with a higher mortality rate among study participants.

Grape Seed Extract Lengthens Lifespan of Tooth Fillings

Grape seed extract was found to strengthen a part of the tooth known as dentin.

This Wearable Patch Detects Sleep Apnea

Read about the innovative new wearable that can diagnose sleep apnea as well as traditional methods.

Swearing Heals Emotional Pain, Too

When it comes to heartbreak, we could all benefit from a swearing session, according to a new study.

Scientists Create Topical Drug That Tans Skin

Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.

Economic Cost of Heroin Epidemic in U.S. Is Staggering

The cost to society emphasizes the need for healthcare that reduces the risk of abuse and offers care to those struggling with opioid addiction.

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