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The study found that the brain’s gray matter decreased or increased, based on how long the astronauts were in space.
Oral hygiene is a significant factor in one's overall well-being and health.
Ocean pollution has gotten so bad that sea animals are ingesting more and more microplastics, which we inevitably ingest from seafood.
If you're a night owl but your roommate is a morning person, this disruption in lifestyle could possibly alter your genes and adversely affect your health.
Solanezumab is the name of the antibody researchers are using with hopes to interrupt or even reverse the formulation of beta amyloid plaque within the brain.
Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.
It's been long-believed that the weather influences joint pain, but new research puts this theory to rest once and for all.
3D printing technology for medical purposes is still in its infancy, but its utilization for blood vessels looks promising.
Instead of costly, cumbersome batteries, wearable solar cell devices could soon be used to power electronic implants, like pacemakers and brain stimulators.
Researchers have discovered the ideal amount of time adults should nap in the afternoon for optimum cognitive performance.
Preliminary studies show that participating in yoga classes can help kids with cancer, as well as their parents, manage the physical and mental effects of treatment.
Setting a goal that's realistic is the best way to achieve it, study says.
A recent study found that “chemo-brain” hinders chemotherapy patients after treatment.
ICU patients could recover more quickly by exercising using a bicycle during their stay.
By making small, achievable tweaks in how you think and interact with others on a daily basis, you can make a stress-free New Year that much more real.
The home uses a wireless signal that allows Steve Saling and other patients to open and close doors, call an elevator and operate TV and lights.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from asthma, you might want to rethink your next ham sandwich.
A study found that teens are 48 percent more likely to get involved in a serious fight if a friend had engaged in the same behavior.
Maria Ines Candido da Silva was working as a waitress in Brazil when a gas cooker explosion left her with horrific injuries.
New technology from a Scandinavian diaper company allows fathers to connect with their unborn children in a brand new way.
Many hookah products have misleading labels — some with triple the amount of nicotine listed on the labels — according to new research.
There aren’t any differences between optimists and pessimists when it comes to hearing bad news, a new study suggests.
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
According to a new study, our pets serve to comfort us when we need it the most, especially for people with mental illnesses.
Breathing doesn’t just keep us alive, it also boosts our brain power, according to a new study.
The oldest-known sample of the smallpox-causing variola virus has been discovered in a 17th century child mummy found in a church crypt in Lithuanian.
A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.
A study led by Common Sense Media found that parents spend more than nine hours a day with screen media.
More than one third of Americans don’t get an adequate amount of sleep on a nightly basis, and it costs the U.S. billions.
Your smartphone could be to blame if your relationship has gone off the rails, according to a new study.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
A new study suggests that just watching pain could cause you to experience pain yourself.
The answer to tracking your health could be in your sweat. Scientists have created a skin patch that is capable of collecting and analyzing sweat.
Thanks to the acorn worm, humans may be one step closer to regenerating important parts of the body, a study suggests.
For parents who want to know more about what their unborn child does in the womb, a new technology could help that desire become a reality.
A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, according to a new study.
The next time your infant needs vaccines, nursing during the doctor’s visit could ease the pain, according to a new study.
The ability to cut out all distractions may not be as important to aging adults as previously thought, according to a new review.
Your voice could be the tell-tale sign of a bad heart, a new study suggests. Beyond Verbal, a voice analytics company, worked with The Mayo...
In most cases, those affected are children with extremely frizzy, dry and generally light blonde hair.
Where you live very well could affect how long you live, a new study suggests.
Not getting enough sleep sleep and skipping breakfast could be predictors of childhood obesity.
Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.
Teenagers who regularly use e-cigarettes are more likely to become heavy smokers, research suggests.
The goggles can reduce appetite, make low-fat foods taste delicious and even trick our brains into thinking we’re eating more than we actually are.
A new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
Advocates of the taxes argued that sweetened beverages like soft drinks and soda are unhealthy and can cause diabetes.
The most popular Facebook posts are sometimes the least accurate, including recent stories about the Zika virus, a new study shows.
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
A study suggests that it’s when you eat – not what you eat – that could help shed weight.