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Bisphenol A, more commonly known as BPA, has often been considered a harmful substance found in plastics and resins by the general public.
Scientists from the UK hope the test will not only help to detect autism spectrum disorder sooner, but also to reveal new causes.
Even after adjusting the study, involvement in sibling bullying was associated with psychotic disorder.
The chemical in question is used to stop cooking oil from frothing while frying McDonald’s fries.
Though the results weren’t universally consistent, the researchers said most gluten-free bread and flour products contained the higher fat and sugar contents.
Researchers looked at households with pets to see how the health and well-being of pet owners fared later in life.
A new study sheds light on how creative people use their brains differently.
For those who suffer from a gambling addiction, the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland is working on a treatment.
The embryo was 24-years-old.
Adding more greens to your diet could be the way to live a longer life with a sharper brain.
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 researchers hope to determine whether the engineered ovaries are successful for women.
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.
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 that extra beer might not help you when adding up the tab, but it could help you in a foreign country.
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.
Pollution is a severe and underreported contributor to global disease.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
New research reveals why we tend to focus on certain parts of the body when looking at different people.
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.
The simple act of talking to ourselves may do wonders for dealing with our emotions in stressful situations.
Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.
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.
It turns out that people can't tell the difference between low-fat and high-fat ice cream.
According to a new study, being highly neurotic does have its health benefits.
Here's how our smartphones are actually making us stupid.
Forgetting can do more for your brain than you might think.
Researchers hope to use the study as a base to regulate the signals with drugs that could send waves of growth into balding areas.
Here's why you may want to rethink that glass of wine before bed.
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.
A group of participants saw a reduction in migraine days of three days per month thanks to the treatment.
It's summertime, which almost always means getting a sunburn. Here's why you may want to take some vitamin D.
Researchers at Princeton found a link between children getting less sleep and shorter telomere lengths.
In a study, children who were breastfed for a minimum of two years had a higher number of decayed, missing or filled teeth.
The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.
While there's no one way to smile successfully, a study explored how a handful of subtle factors can make or break a smile.
A new study supports previous research that cocoa flavanols, found in chocolate, are especially beneficial for improving attention, memory and overall cognitive functioning.
A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.