Utilizing virtual reality to assess the muscles used in maintaining balance could lead to new therapies to help the elderly avoid falling.
Almost everyone has experienced the uncomfortable symptoms of constipation. Here are five remedies to alleviate this condition.
After consuming tapeworms under the supervision of an American physician, a four-year-old boy with autism saw improvements in his behavior and cognitive functioning.
The scientists' success in animal trials may suggest strawberry extract as a curative remedy for breast cancer, although many more studies would need to be done before extrapolating to humans.
A study from Ohio State University found that exposure to light at night not only promotes sleeplessness, but also disrupts immune and endocrine function.
Oxytocin is a feel-good hormone, so researchers are studying its effects as a drug addiction treatment.
Eating fresh fruit everyday was found to positively impact both diabetes and overall mortality risk.
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 disproves that the more salt you eat, the thirstier you become.
The gum detects “volatiles” within saliva as it’s chewed and is then studied to find if the chewer produced chemicals associated with cancer.
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.
The trend of young people switching to dairy-free diets is concerning in that they may not be getting enough vitamins necessary for bone health.
Scientists are utilizing gene-editing technology to create pills that could destroy bacteria within the body.
Not feeling "in the mood" lately? These common foods could be sabotaging your sex drive.
Researchers found no direct link between antidepressant usage and autism risk during pregnancy, but there may be risk implications associated with a mother's mental health.
A new study found that a significant number of patients aren't taking their medication as directed two years after discharge.
The smart bandages would report their analysis through a regular broadband network and are designed to monitor an array of physical attributes.
As the generation of 'touchscreen toddlers' continues to boom, their sleeping habits and behaviors from using tablets and smartphones continue to be studied.
Many of the so-called therapies for 'curing' autism are dangerous and misinformed, warns the FDA in a recent consumer alert.
A new study has revealed the two happiest ages of life. Here are some tips for the time in between.
The lovable Muppets living on "Sesame Street" have welcomed Julia, a character with autism, to the neighborhood.
In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.
Researchers say that people with this genetic variant have a different quality of life, mostly because of their night owl tendencies.
The cap, called Optune, can be worn while patients go about their daily tasks and works by sending alternating frequencies to the brain.
Researchers from the University of Michigan believe they’ve zeroed in on the cause of memory mishaps.
Not eating before working out may seem counterintuitive, but a new study says that waiting to eat until after your workout may help you burn more fat.
By tapping into the body’s cellular functioning, the nanoparticle method can act in a way that doesn’t promote a defensive response from fast-growing cancer cells.
As hair whitens, there may be an increase in artery damage, inflammation and other health risks that generally indicate the onset of heart disease.
There are a lot of autism myths and treatments that are quite misguided.
Researchers found that children wield a fine-tuned sense of justice and can recognize acts of heroism as early as six months of age.
Scientists have developed a spray loaded with the good bacteria that people with eczema are missing.
The artificial lung is small enough to be carried in a backpack and is the first of its kind to actively drive up the patient's oxygen levels.
City of Hope currently has active clinical trials of gene therapy for AIDS using blood stem cell transplantation.
In 2012, the U.S. Preventive Series Task Force didn't recommend doctors give regular screening tests for prostate cancer, but now they're recommending the test for men ages 55 to 69.
Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.
The study’s authors suggest that balancing the skin’s microbiome may be a more effective way of treating acne than antibiotics.
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.
The newly FDA-approved test can analyze one's predisposition for certain hereditary conditions, like celiac disease and Alzheimer's.
A new study focused on how villains are typically portrayed with having skin issues, and what effect this has on people who suffer from skin problems.
A woman from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit was tracking her unusually high heart rate, and this data ended up revealing a life-threatining condition.
In animal studies where newborn mice are given antibiotics, there is a distinct effect that occurs in the brain, causing behavioral changes such as aggression and impaired social behavior.
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.
Combining the high-tech elements into one device gives the new test a significant advantage over current detection methods, which take hours to diagnose the virus instead of minutes.