A small study of healthy males found that eating a 1,000-calorie milkshake led to a troubling change among the men’s red blood cells.
Could this technology be the key to easier dieting?
Empathy is learned in many ways, but now, it could also be considered to be genetic.
Coffee contains an abundance of micronutrients and antioxidants, and researchers discovered in animal trials that one compound in particular helps the body regulate fasting glucose levels
Living in the 21st century comes with perks, but it also has its drawbacks – including some, like nighttime noise, that people may not even be aware of.
The long-term study used data from the Longitudinal Study of American Youth, a national sample of 2,774 individuals over a three year period.
A new study found that a certain visual phenomenon is heightened when a person is intoxicated.
Bisphenol A, more commonly known as BPA, has often been considered a harmful substance found in plastics and resins by the general public.
The nanoengineered eye, which combines a “metalens” with artificial muscle technology, bests its human counterpart in some instances.
The negative results were found among professional cleaners as well as those who cleaned around the house.
Scientists from the UK hope the test will not only help to detect autism spectrum disorder sooner, but also to reveal new causes.
Researchers analyzed MRI scans of adults using cannabis to find some interesting improvements in brain health.
The chemical in question is used to stop cooking oil from frothing while frying McDonald’s fries.
New research studied whether vaping is "safer" than smoking nicotine cigarettes.
Physically active women who took a monthly supplement containing essential minerals sliced nearly a minute off a three-mile run – and gained other aerobic...
Researchers looked at households with pets to see how the health and well-being of pet owners fared later in life.
The study found that after one month of meditation therapy, 80 percent of the veterans saw a drastic enough reduction of symptoms that they were no longer considered to have PTSD.
For those who suffer from a gambling addiction, the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland is working on a treatment.
Understanding the presence and amount of gases in the stomach and intestines can help scientists better deal with gastrointestinal diseases and other disorders.
The study reveals the benefits of a diet rich in specific fruits.
Experts believe the cost for the novel treatment may soar to $1 million or more.
The study used mice to demonstrate how stimulating the cerebellum, a part of the brain that has been suggested as an area of interest in previous studies concerning autism, was able to amend social deficiencies for the animals.
The novel findings offer an exciting glimpse of precision medicine using organic matter to combat cancer.
The researchers hope to determine whether the engineered ovaries are successful for women.
A new tracking device may find its way into the operating room and measure – by video and movement – how well a surgeon...
If you have a tendency to forget things, you might want to read aloud what you want to remember.
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.
How does drinking beer or liquor, for example, variably change your mood? Researchers set to find out by studying various types of alcohol.
Squirrels may be a surprising source of potential life-saving stroke therapy.
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.
The link is found only among pregnant women who took a product containing acetaminophen for 29 days in succession or more.
Perhaps gluten has been miscast as the culprit the whole time.
The study found an interesting insight when looking at levels of GABA within the brain.
By copying the effects of the ketogenic diet, the study can affect patients who suffer from many health issues, including other inflammatory conditions.
Heart surgery performed in the afternoon may give patients a better chance of survival, considering the body's circadian rhythms.
Our memories, it turns out, don’t reside in some abstract space or inside an impenetrable lock-box.
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.
Glucose metabolism, key to cellular functioning, was found to be lower in women who were transitioning into menopause and who were already menopausal.
The study analyzed brain imaging to further understand how medication pricing can influence the nocebo effect.
The vaccination day could be a particularly important time where one's positive mood influences the body’s immune response.
Canadian researchers found that precipitous changes in the environment don’t bode well for a person’s health.
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.
A new biometric payment system reads a customer’s finger veins to complete a purchase.
The study observed that children as young as three years old who are praised for being smart change behaviors after the compliment.
The groundbreaking discovery reveals that a simple intervention may reverse course and prevent certain bacteria from interfering with drug therapy.
Blocking a person’s sweet taste receptors allows the natural infection-fighting ability of bitter taste receptors to flourish.
A father has more to do with the sex of his offspring than you might think.
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...
A new study found that women become bored of the same sexual partner after one year.
Scientists have changed the genetic makeup of flowers by using DNA splicing technology, which reveals the vast potential of CRISPR.
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.
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.
The new vaccine, currently under the consideration of Australia’s national health center, would prevent the infection of five additional strains of HPV.
Because procrastination can impede a person’s wellness, the new study may help chronic time-wasters improve their outlook.
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.
To understand more about vitamin B3 and its role in pregnancy, researchers turned to the mice model.
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.
How often do you clean your makeup brushes? One woman learned the importance of such a task the hard way.
New research reveals why we tend to focus on certain parts of the body when looking at different people.
A new study discovered that there's an alarming amount of bacteria on kitchen sponges, and why cleaning them may actually make it worse.
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.
A new study found that participants with compromised taste receptors sought out more sugar.
The amount of bacteria that lingers on a cake after the candles have been blown out is of some concern.
The simple act of talking to ourselves may do wonders for dealing with our emotions in stressful situations.
Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.
Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.
A new type of sunscreen works with a person's DNA to better protect the skin.
A study showed that kids who drank plant-based milk only were significantly shorter than their peers who drank regular cow's milk.
Although ketamine use isn't completely understood, a new study suggests it may prove helpful for treating older patients who struggle with depression.
The study suggests that couples instinctively try to avoid discomfort when kissing.
The study adds compelling evidence to support the overall benefits of green tea consumption, while finding even more reason to brew a batch.
The vaccine centers around previous research that has identified a common type of virus, called an enterovirus, as a cause of type 1 diabetes.
Researchers noticed a certain group of bacteria was associated with better test scores among one-year-olds.
The researchers theorized that the hippocampus, when affected by alcohol consumption, switches from retaining short-term to long-term memory.
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.
A team of international researchers explored the possibility of gene therapy in dogs to reverse and ultimately cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
A new study found evidence that early speech recognition occurs in the womb.
Dementia is a mental disorder that affects aging populations, but the factors begin in early childhood, according to a new report. Published in The...
A study found that fatherless children are more likely to have shorter telomeres, a part of DNA that’s linked to stress and disease.
It turns out that people can't tell the difference between low-fat and high-fat ice cream.
The link between breastfeeding and lower MS risk showed to be strongest for women who breastfeed for 15 months or more.
According to a new study, being highly neurotic does have its health benefits.
Flip-flops are a flop when it comes to providing adequate protection and support.
Stevia leaf extract was shown to treat the tick-borne disease better than traditional antibiotics.