There are places you don't want to be in the zombie apocalypse, and then there are places that are safe-somewhat. Scientists have found that if a zombie outbreak were to strike U.S. shores, you may want to head west.
A good night's rest is essential for overall health and well being. Inadequate sleep can harm circadian rhythm and contribute to numerous health issues and increase the risk of obesity.
There are two types of extroverts: "agentic" go-getters and "affiliative" people persons. Now, scientists have mapped the similarities and differences in the brain between these two types of extroverts.
There's a magic number when it comes to eyelashes: one-third. Animals that range from humans to hedgehogs to giraffes all have eyelashes that are one-third the width of their eyes. Now, scientists have taken a closer look to find out why that is.
We all know that we should be careful about what we eat. But did you know that a widely used food additive may actually promote obesity?
New findings published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease show that patients with Parkinson's disease have difficulties with visual acuity in low-contrast images.
A recent study shows a possible biological trigger for canine bone cancer. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) have now identified the biological mechanism that gives some cancer cells the ability to form tumors in dogs.
Leading medical groups are calling for urgent action to reduce injuries and deaths from guns in the United States.
Robotic hands may not just be for Luke Skywalker anymore. Three Austrian men have become the first in the world to undergo a new technique called "bionic reconstruction," which enables them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their minds.
In 1347 AD, the Black Death swept across Europe, sickening and then killing 40 to 60 percent of the population within just a few short years. Now, scientists have found that the rat may not have been the plague carrier for this disease. Instead, we might have to place the blame on the gerbil.
Certain painkillers may help to temporarily prevent discomfort following an injury or health issue. However, medications like ibuprofen and Celebrex may also increase the risk for heart attack, stroke and/or serious bleeding for heart attack survivors who are also taking prescription blood thinners,...