These days, technology is helping to bring a whole new view into the world of medical science. Researchers at the Cohen Veterans Center worked to assess eye movement in veterans of the long Middle East conflicts, many of whom had suffered from traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
It might not come as much surprise to those with chronic conditions. Close to one in 10 American adults are estimated to not take their prescribed medications due to excessive costs.
Tackle football can be dangerous, particularly for growing bodies and brains. New findings published in the journal Neurology show that this kind of sport as a child can result in memory and cognition problems later in life.
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Charles H. Townes died on Tuesday. He was 99.
Why do genetic diseases still exist after thousands of years? Scientists have taken a closer look at our ancient ancestors and have found that some modern maladies may have actually provided ancient benefits.
Could flame retardants be linked to preterm birth rates? Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch found that maternal exposure to high levels of flame-retardants could be a contributing factor in preterm births. Study results showed that women with higher levels of flame-retardant chemi...
Everyone likes to take a selfie now and then, but some are taking it to the next level.
New research on sex offenders in prison shows that since 1991, sexual offenders in prisons and psychiatric hospitals are not benefitting from treatment.
Low sodium levels in the blood, otherwise known as hyponatremia, can increase the risk of dying for patients on a liver transplant waiting list.
Lead isn't good for anyone's health, but it may actually be harder on boys and girls.
What causes you to feel thirsty? It's your brain, of course. Now, scientists have identified a circuit in the brains of mice that regulates thirst, which tells them a bit more about this regulation in humans.
Drinking everyday significantly increases the risk of liver cirrhosis, according to a new study. While it's generally believed that cirrhosis is a function of the volume of alcohol consumed, new research reveals ample evidence that drinking patterns can also significantly increase the risk of this h...