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The amount of bacteria that lingers on a cake after the candles have been blown out is of some concern.
Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.
A new type of sunscreen works with a person's DNA to better protect the skin.
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.
A team of international researchers explored the possibility of gene therapy in dogs to reverse and ultimately cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Dementia is a mental disorder that affects aging populations, but the factors begin in early childhood, according to a new report. Published in The...
Stevia leaf extract was shown to treat the tick-borne disease better than traditional antibiotics.
Researchers have determined when the body can gain peak physical performance during the day.
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.
In short, telomeres act as protective end caps to human DNA.
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.
The gene works within specific neurons in the brain that respond to stress.
Studies have delved into the ramifications of a larger age gap among married couples.
New research analyzes whether or not listening to music can aid in developing the parts of the brain that process sound and control movement.
New findings show that a parent’s brain and their child’s brain can fire in the same way, resulting in emotional synchronicity.
A doctor experiencing hot flashes decided to take on a project to examine why these symptoms occur and how they can be treated.
Sea anemones, although without an actual heart, do contain “heart genes” that researchers have found to be identical to human heart genes.
There are many benefits to practicing yoga, but a new study also found that there may be a risk for musculoskeletal pain as well.
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.
New research calls into question other uses for marijuana as a weight-loss aid or supplement for those who are obese.
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.
The popular toy is posing a potential hazard for young children.
This new type of treatment does not try to lessen symptoms, but rather cure depression itself.
It may be the best mosquito repellent that the insects cannot adapt to or find their way around.
Sedentary lifestyles among young people have reached a new low.
New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.
Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.
A study found that one type of relationship is more beneficial for overall health.
This study is the first of its nature.
Similar to a gastric bypass procedure, the new 'accordion procedure' works to decrease the size of the stomach but without the cuts and scars that come with invasive surgery.
Compression pants are a new wave of apparel technology that boast improved performance and reduced muscle soreness, but do they deliver actual results?
Have you ever been told to not eat past 7 p.m.? Here's why that practice holds merit.
Compared to a non-exercise group, the group that partook in walking classes three times a week showed remarkable improvement in cognitive function.
It remains unclear as to whether or not women truly do express more emotions, or rather, they may just handle their emotions differently.
Dirty money often refers to money obtained illegally, but it turns out that it can be taken far more literally.
You’re probably used to applying sunscreen, but you can also protect your skin naturally through your diet.
Hair is used to make wigs and old clothes are donated, so what can be done with fat taken out of people's bodies?
New research that studied the effect of flushing blocked fallopian tubes with poppy seed oil was promising for women dealing with infertility due to this issue.
A person may exercise daily, eat healthy foods, and maintain an active lifestyle, but just two short weeks can change everything.
A gas station in California's capital city is under investigation for ten cases of botulism from nacho cheese consumption.
The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.
Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.
Here's what to know about working out during your menstrual cycle.
Whole grain foods are great sources of fiber and nutrients for the body, but antibiotics were found to neutralize these benefits.
This research could literally shed light on how cancer moves in the body.
Plainer packaging with upfront warnings has been found to be unappealing to customers.
Learning social skills from a robot may seem odd, but for children with autism, it can provide a unique experience that is more predictable and engaging.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.