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.
Squirrels may be a surprising source of potential life-saving stroke therapy.
The study found an interesting insight when looking at levels of GABA within the brain.
Heart surgery performed in the afternoon may give patients a better chance of survival, considering the body's circadian rhythms.
Our memories, it turns out, don’t reside in some abstract space or inside an impenetrable lock-box.
The researchers note that using psilocybin as a treatment method is a tactic that goes back centuries, and one that may be beneficial for hard-to-treat cases of depression.
Among the animals studied, up to 80 percent of them went into virtually complete remission of the condition even after experiencing paralysis in their hind limbs.
A new biometric payment system reads a customer’s finger veins to complete a purchase.
The groundbreaking discovery reveals that a simple intervention may reverse course and prevent certain bacteria from interfering with drug therapy.
Blocking a person’s sweet taste receptors allows the natural infection-fighting ability of bitter taste receptors to flourish.
Scientists have changed the genetic makeup of flowers by using DNA splicing technology, which reveals the vast potential of CRISPR.
The researchers tested several different doses of a powerful anti-inflammatory drug on a group of about 10,000 study participants, with the doses ranging from low to medium to high.
The new vaccine, currently under the consideration of Australia’s national health center, would prevent the infection of five additional strains of HPV.
A new type of sunscreen works with a person's DNA to better protect the skin.
Although ketamine use isn't completely understood, a new study suggests it may prove helpful for treating older patients who struggle with depression.
The vaccine centers around previous research that has identified a common type of virus, called an enterovirus, as a cause of type 1 diabetes.
A team of international researchers explored the possibility of gene therapy in dogs to reverse and ultimately cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The magnetic lash trend is blowing up, which means poor quality knockoffs are abound.
Stevia leaf extract was shown to treat the tick-borne disease better than traditional antibiotics.
From magnetic eyelashes to stamp-on eyeliner, these products are the answer to eye makeup application struggles.
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.
The unique technique can rub the esophagus and scrape away cells that scientists can then examine for cancer.
To truly protect yourself, it’s time to give your cleaning ritual an overall tech upgrade.
A group of participants saw a reduction in migraine days of three days per month thanks to the treatment.
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 beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.
Sea anemones, although without an actual heart, do contain “heart genes” that researchers have found to be identical to human heart genes.
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 gear-driven design utilizes 100 percent of the arm effort, making it much easier to go up slopes and across longer, more challenging distances.
A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.
The new technique showed that using tiny gold rods heated by lasers essentially sawed off the cancer cells’ legs.
The patch can also be stored safely for a year without refrigeration, offering a vital option for health care in the developing world.
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.
The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.
Grape seed extract was found to strengthen a part of the tooth known as dentin.
Read about the innovative new wearable that can diagnose sleep apnea as well as traditional methods.
Swedish researchers found that attaching defibrillators to high-tech drones shaved off an average of 16 minutes for response times, a difference that can mean life or death for heart attack patients.
Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.
By zeroing in on miniscule amounts of DNA, researchers believe they can catch cancer early and save countless lives.
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.