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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.
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.
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.
Having a higher IQ may equate to living longer, regardless of socioeconomic status.
The unique technique can rub the esophagus and scrape away cells that scientists can then examine for cancer.
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.
Working the night shift has some seriously damaging effects, particularly at the DNA level.
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.
Vaccines built around a person’s own DNA have proven effective at beating back cancer, two studies show. While the studies are small and the results,...
The interactive game was enjoyable among the study participants, something that is vital to successful cognitive training.
The researchers believe their findings may hold implications for the treatment of cognitive disorders in human beings.
The study raises questions about what, if anything, aging men can do to boost conception rates when pairing with younger or same-aged women.
The connection between loneliness and self-centeredness feeds on itself to amplify feelings on both sides.
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.
For college students who routinely go on binge drinking sprees, a new computerized interface may help curb the dangerous behavior. Researchers from Brown University School...
The Japanese study adds an important new layer of understanding of the role and resultant behavior of serotonin deficiency.
The new technique showed that using tiny gold rods heated by lasers essentially sawed off the cancer cells’ legs.
The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.
With a cellular structure similar to that of natural cartilage, the bioengineered material features exceptional durability for lab-grown tissue.
The discovery is a major breakthrough in understanding the biology of OCD.
The research may be especially important for those who experience traumatic events and have the memories to remember them by.
If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.
The new study sheds light on a growing body of research focusing on naturally occurring compounds, taking a wide-glance view of potential plant-based treatments.
The new findings may leave you considering a lighter, softer brew if you’re seeking to maximize the plentiful health benefits that come alongside your daily caffeine infusion.
Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.
The new findings come as one of the first clear associations between a population’s genetic makeup and overall lifespan.
New research adds to the notion of the incredible egg.
Here's why going to bed at close to the same time every night is just as important as getting enough sleep.
Grape seed extract was found to strengthen a part of the tooth known as dentin.
Compared to other types of onions, red onions have a particular compound that especially works to root out and destroy free radicals in the body.
By zeroing in on miniscule amounts of DNA, researchers believe they can catch cancer early and save countless lives.
Casual drinking — or about five to seven drinks per week — can triple your risk of mental decline as you move into middle age and older.
New study findings oppose current recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which advise that young children sleep in their parents’ rooms for a full year.
Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
Researchers may have discovered a powerful new way to invigorate aging skin.
Researchers found that the higher the dietary fiber intake, the lower the risk of developing osteoarthritis in the knee.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, was found to reduce seizures among patients with a rare form of epilepsy by nearly 40 percent.
The typical timeline that babies learn to stand occurs around 9 to 12 months of age, but babies given swimming lessons in a study could stand at just 4 months old.
If you ever travel to outer space, bring a sleep mask. A new report shows astronauts often face sleep deprivation, fatigue and off-kilter circadian rhythms.
Mothers-to-be who are worried about their child developing asthma early in life may want to up their vitamin D intake, a new study suggests.
A new study found that obese individuals have double the risk of heart failure and a 50 percent heightened risk of coronary heart disease.
Fruit juice is often high in sugar, which is why the American Academy of Pediatrics is revising their guidelines for its consumption at a young age.
Men who are ready to settle down may want to leave the shaving cream and razor beneath the sink.
Older physicians are tied to a higher death rate among hospital patients, shows a new study.
Researchers created a mussel-based glue that also led to a healthier functioning of skin cells after a wound had healed.
With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.
Current goals in place that seek to reduce new yearly infections to 12,000 cases in the U.S. by 2025 are already showing signs of success.
While most cases of ingesting the parasite have been in Japan, people in other countries are also at risk.
In a study, perceived levels of intoxication increased by 51 percent among participants given a drink also labeled as an energy drink.
On average, patients whose doctors received lab results on a smartphone left the hospital 26 minutes faster than patients whose physicians had to check the hospital’s electronic system.