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.
Is it low testosterone or something more serious? Researchers explain the complicated factors behind a woman's decreased sex drive.
In type 2 diabetes patients, remaining in a seated position for several hours can affect blood levels negatively.
At a new nap spot in Japan, visitors can hit the snooze button while enjoying all the perks of a regular cafe.
Living in the 21st century comes with perks, but it also has its drawbacks – including some, like nighttime noise, that people may not even be aware of.
Scientists believe that brain synapses shrink during sleep and expand when activated during one’s waking hours, and such expansion is a marker for learning and memory.
As the generation of 'touchscreen toddlers' continues to boom, their sleeping habits and behaviors from using tablets and smartphones continue to be studied.
Not only will you quench your body’s thirst, but you'll also give your digestion and metabolism a boost.
The number of medication errors in American homes has doubled since 2000.
Bathroom hand-dryers aren’t only expelling hot air...
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.
New research reveals you may want to have a furry friend around even before your baby arrives.
Researchers found a significant reduction of blood flow to the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with creating and storing new memories.
People who survive a melanoma diagnosis are advised to avoid the sun as they're at high risk for another diagnosis.
The lovable Muppets living on "Sesame Street" have welcomed Julia, a character with autism, to the neighborhood.
Smoking may have a longer, more harmful impact on your health than previously thought. In fact, it can permanently damage a person’s DNA.
Over the past thirty years, total sperm count among men in Western countries has declined nearly 60 percent, and sperm concentration has dropped by more than 52 percent.
Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.
A new study found that participants with compromised taste receptors sought out more sugar.
The brain games showed much promise not just in treating the symptoms of depression, but in actually creating a shift in the cognitive function in the brain.
Perhaps gluten has been miscast as the culprit the whole time.
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.
How often do you replace your skin care and makeup products? Here's why you should stick to the expiration dates and avoid using testers in stores.
We all want thicker, more luminous hair and strong nails. And there are hundreds of products available promising luscious hair and nails so strong...
A new study discovered that there's an alarming amount of bacteria on kitchen sponges, and why cleaning them may actually make it worse.
German researchers gathered data from 3,000 people at Oktoberfest to study the effects of binge drinking on the heart.
When it comes to heart attacks, living a healthy lifestyle could trump heredity for those prone to heart disease, a study shows.
Baby Boomers and Gen Xers were not thought to be much at risk for depression or suicide, but this number has jumped from survey results 10 years ago.
If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.
Here's why going to bed at close to the same time every night is just as important as getting enough sleep.
The popular toy is posing a potential hazard for young children.
Anyone who has ever worn high heels knows that tingly ball-of-foot pain that happens after a few hours. That pain can ruin your night...
If you have a tendency to forget things, you might want to read aloud what you want to remember.
A good bedside manner is more than just an extra thought; it can be a vital component in a patient’s perception of their physician.
From coast to coast, the people of America have spoken, and it’s unanimous — they want their weed.
Many hookah products have misleading labels — some with triple the amount of nicotine listed on the labels — according to new research.
Feeling like you’ve hit a plateau in your weight loss journey? Try these metabolism boosting tricks to help get you closer to your pound-shedding goals.
Heels may look beautiful, but they are incredibly painful and can even be bad for your health. And the higher the heels, the bigger the impact.
Moving to a big city might be just the thing for getting one's priorities straightened out.
Plainer packaging with upfront warnings has been found to be unappealing to customers.
American teenagers may finally be starting to behave. A new study found that teens are smoking less, drinking less and doing fewer drugs.
Research reveals that people with low levels of oxytocin, sometimes due to medical conditions, perform poorly on empathy exercises.
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.
A report reveals that industry money was used to sway journalists to report that inactivity is a bigger problem than sugar consumption in the obesity epidemic.
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.
This is an incredible opportunity for people with autism who could make great coders and engineers due to their intrinsic attention to details and fascination with repetitive tasks.
The link is found only among pregnant women who took a product containing acetaminophen for 29 days in succession or more.
Pollution is a severe and underreported contributor to global disease.
Scrubs made with coffee grounds can give your skin an extra boost from the antioxidants, and the caffeine can tighten the skin.
Tests administered to older adults revealed that those who had sex on a weekly basis scored the highest on the standardized tests, particularly in verbal fluency.