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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.
The patch can also be stored safely for a year without refrigeration, offering a vital option for health care in the developing world.
Is your partner in pain? You may want to reach for their hand.
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.
A new study showed that stressed out employees tend to bring their stress home to the dinner table, often making bad food choices.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
Pilots, flight attendants and even frequent flyers are all susceptible to the adverse effects of contaminated in-flight air quality.
Moving to a big city might be just the thing for getting one's priorities straightened out.
Researchers say that food labels change the mindset, and the plates, of diners.
Eating fried potatoes two to three times a week was found to be associated with a higher mortality rate among study participants.
When it comes to heartbreak, we could all benefit from a swearing session, according to a new study.
Children born to mothers who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages versus those who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were found equally likely to be overweight or obese, the study said.
It's well-known that tobacco usage can lead to gum disease, but new research from Columbia University shows that smoking marijuana also increases the risk.
A report in the UK looked at how social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Snapchat made people feel.
Gestational diabetes, a form of high blood sugar that affects pregnant women, puts women who develop the condition at risk for Type 2 diabetes
Breast cancer is the fifth most common cause of death from cancer in women, and the risk grows the more someone drinks alcohol, a new report found.
Multiple studies involving aquatic facilities across the U.S. found incidence of people falling ill from exposure to bacteria that lingers even in pools that are chemically treated.
Don't simply be swayed by that high SPF rating when choosing a sunscreen.
After receiving the vaccine, 77 percent of trial patients' tumors stopped growing, and 45 percent of trial patients saw tumor shrinkage.
Why are women serial apologizers, and how do we stop saying 'sorry' for unnecessary offenses?
Read about why people prefer coffee over sex, and other surprising sex facts.
From wearing constricting clothing to carrying a heavy purse, women should rethink these fashion trends for the sake of their health.
Researchers found that alternate-day fasting didn’t make that much of a difference in weight loss compared to people who counted calories.
The autoregulation that the stem cells can provide has the possibility to help treat diseases early, before symptoms become serious health issues, the study said.
While the scientists were focused on the ages of the fathers, the children’s social skills were affected for children with both younger and older fathers.
The association between face shape and tuberculosis susceptibility could be a genetic modification finding its roots in the genes that determine left-handedness, the study said.
The 3D bioprinting allows for the patch to be a close match to heart tissue structure.
Oxytocin is a feel-good hormone, so researchers are studying its effects as a drug addiction treatment.
The gum detects “volatiles” within saliva as it’s chewed and is then studied to find if the chewer produced chemicals associated with cancer.
Researchers say that people with this genetic variant have a different quality of life, mostly because of their night owl tendencies.
New research reveals you may want to have a furry friend around even before your baby arrives.
Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.
Scientists have created a new use for the sun’s rays.
While women performed better than men during the olfactory testing, a significant association was found for women between the odor identification and their overall social lives.
Though the Tsimane have other health issues, their low risk for heart disease made a new record.
The research found that children who reported three or more hours of screen time had higher levels of body fat compared to those who reported an hour or less of screen time.
It was also found that health issues such as heart disease and prostate cancer can occur more often for those who suffer from premature male-pattern baldness.
There are actual 'memory athletes' who use certain strategies to strengthen their ability to remember things, and researchers set out to study what, if anything, made their brains different.
The study authors said the habits worsened for night owls in the evening, as those with later sleeping habits had higher intakes of sugar, fat and saturated fatty acids.
The study authors said that increased time using social media could displace authentic social experiences that could actually decrease any feelings of social isolation.
Having children in the household was the only factor linked to sleep deprivation for women 45 years and younger.
Sugar breaks down in a reaction known as glycation, and its byproducts can cause damage to brain cells.
Komodo dragons possess antimicrobial saliva and blood, a discovery that could have broader implications for fighting infections in humans.
Along with cholesterol levels and blood pressure, Lipoprotein(a) is another factor that should be checked at the doctor.
The two kinds of creativity, visual and verbal, and how they affected sleep duration, time and even quality, were observed in undergraduate students.
In the study, the researchers correctly predicted 80 percent of the infants who would meet the criteria for an autism diagnosis at age two.
Jordan Reeves' limb difference isn't slowing her down; she's embracing her unique condition by raising awareness for other children with limb differences and even designing her own 3D prosthetics.
The researchers found that exposure to thirdhand smoke, or the tobacco pollutants often left behind on surfaces, caused significant increases in damage to human DNA.