Musical training may protect your brain. Scientists have found evidence that learning a musical instrument when you're younger can prevent decay in speech listening skills later in life.
New findings published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry show that children who were abandoned via institutional care may be at an increased risk for the behavioral health problem.
Could the commonly prescribed antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole with the diuretic spironolactone, used to treat heart failure, double the risk of sudden death in older patients? New research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) examines the understudied dangers of the ...
Some parents might not be so certain about what their children are eating for lunch. New research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that many toddler foods are loaded with salt and/or sugar.
As scientists work to better understand the brain in individual's with the behavioral health issue, researchers at Monash University and Deakin University have examined new theories about how autism is focused on the way in which the brain combines new information from its senses, along with prior k...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved the drug Glyxambi, which can be used for certain adults with type 2 diabetes and is added to a healthy diet and exercise regimen to help improe glycemic control.
Babies are adorable, but don't let them fool you. These youngsters hold the ability to make sense of complex social situations, according to recent findings published in Psychological Science.
Scientists have found that spaceflight may be associated with the accelerated aging of the immune system.
Heart disease is oftentimes thought of as a problem that primarily plaques men. Yet more and more women are being diagnosed with with the health problem every year.
It turns out that repeated blows to the head may just be linked to smaller volumes of certain parts of the brain, and even slower processing speeds. The findings show the importance of protecting your head-especially when considering sports like boxing or martial arts.
Compulsive overeating and sugar addiction are both major problems for human health. Now, though, scientists may have identified the neural circuit that specifically controls sugar consumption in mice.