Oxytocin is a feel-good hormone, so researchers are studying its effects as a drug addiction treatment.
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.
A new study found that low-intensity exercise can help to prevent macular degeneration as we get older.
Virtual reality is being examined as a possible teaching aid for the classroom because it can provide a way for those with autism to cope with being in stressful situations.
Researchers have found that women are more susceptible to smartphone addiction, as well as the underlying conditions of depression and stress.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
New research has found that there are high levels of tobacco and nicotine getting onto kids' hands, even when no one is smoking around them.
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.
As the generation of 'touchscreen toddlers' continues to boom, their sleeping habits and behaviors from using tablets and smartphones continue to be studied.
A new study has revealed the two happiest ages of life. Here are some tips for the time in between.
It's #meatlessMonday, and we've got five vegetarian recipes to make today or any day.
The lovable Muppets living on "Sesame Street" have welcomed Julia, a character with autism, to the neighborhood.
Researchers say that people with this genetic variant have a different quality of life, mostly because of their night owl tendencies.
Researchers from the University of Michigan believe they’ve zeroed in on the cause of memory mishaps.
Researchers found that children wield a fine-tuned sense of justice and can recognize acts of heroism as early as six months of age.
The man who helped to invent the lithium-ion battery has now introduced a more efficient, fast-charging glass battery that could soon make its way to market.
Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.
DuoSkin tattoos combine high-tech interfaces and fashionable gold leaf material.
Breast cancer patients who slept nine or more hours per night had a 46 percent greater chance of dying compared to women who slept eight hours or fewer.
Ford has created a high-tech crib that mimics a car ride and may just lull your baby to sleep.
People who received the transcranial current on a specific region of the brain were less likely to cheat than people who didn’t receive the brain stimulation.
A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.
Men recovering from prostate cancer who partook in yoga two times a week had better energy levels, sexual function and urinary function compared to those who did not.
New research reveals you may want to have a furry friend around even before your baby arrives.
Both men and women lie about their personal sexual histories, which has detrimental effects for public health records.
Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.
The illumy sleep mask uses natural light to both lull you to sleep and wake you up.
Researchers are studying why babies in Denmark, Japan and Germany cry the least over the first 12 weeks of life, whereas babies in Canada, England and Italy cry more.
Humans, as it turns out, are a terrible source of calories and nutrients.
Is it low testosterone or something more serious? Researchers explain the complicated factors behind a woman's decreased sex drive.
The stress levels of Americans all over the country have been assessed; where does your state rank?
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.
Here's why certain songs get stuck in your head, and what researchers suggest can cure 'last song' syndrome.
There's a 48-hour period after sex during which couples bond and are more satisfied with their relationship, a new study finds.
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.
A new study found that the greater a mother’s body mass index, the greater the risk of having a baby that developed childhood epilepsy.
There's an upward trend of older American women drinking more alcohol, and it continues to rise despite no known implications.
Preparing home-cooked meals and turning off sources of entertainment during mealtime both encourage better food choices and contribute to lower obesity rates among families.
In a study, participants who were lonely were 39 percent more likely to report higher severity of their cold symptoms than those who were not.
Typically, people are treated for PTSD after symptoms start to emerge, but this study was the first to focus on therapeutic intervention before their onset.
Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.
The students say their product is better than other hangover supplements because it addresses the four root causes of hangovers.
In type 2 diabetes patients, remaining in a seated position for several hours can affect blood levels negatively.
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.
Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?
Researchers explored the connection between waist-to-hip ratio and cancers, such as pancreatic and bowel, with Ovarian cancer posing the highest threat.
Previous studies have linked poor air ventilation and quality with physical ailments, but it turns out it also affects cognitive function and worker productivity.
A new poll found that 9 out of 10 Americans feel compelled to constantly check their notifications, and one-fifth claim their smartphone is a significant source of stress.
Between the ages of 10 and 14 for girls, and the ages of 12 and 16 for boys, is a crucial time in their physical development.
Beyond appearing busy, using products and services tailored for a busy lifestyle are now seen as status symbols in the U.S.