Scientists may have discovered a way to genetically "edit" a mosquito, which may help keep it from spreading the deadly diseases chikungunya, yellow fever and dengue fever.
Did you know that crossing your fingers may reduce the pain you feel? How you feel pain is largely affected by where sources of pain are in relation to each other.
High-fat diets may not just impact your health. It could also alter your behavior and your brain. Scientists have discovered that high-fat diets could increase the risk for depression and other psychiatric disorders.
Could antibiotics improve the symptoms of autism? For the son of John Rodakis, it seemed to be the case.
New findings published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases shows us that we may have a new superbug in our midst that's on its way to antibiotic resistance.
Scientists have found that antibiotic resistance may be poised to spread globally amount bacteria frequently implicated in respiratory and urinary infections, which could create a new generation of superbugs.
New findings published in JAMA Psychiatry have shown that a variety of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) interventions have be found helpful in preventing suicide attempts and nonsuicidal self-injury acts when reviewed in a randomized clinical trial of women who were dealing with a borderline per...
Researchers are continuously discovering new information about what causes Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia--a neurodegenerative brain disorder that will affect an estimated 53 million Americans in the United States in 2015.
Could chocolate one day be healthier than the candy treat we're used to? Scientists are breaking down this sweet roasting process to see why we're losing some of the essential antioxidants along the way.
New findings published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine show that sickle cell disease is troublingly high among adults who report trouble sleeping and who typically report a clinical diagnosis of sleep disordered breathing, including sleep apnea, which can significantly distress oxygen leve...
If a woman smokes during pregnancy, doctors may actually be able to tell simply by looking at the fetus.
New findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences show that adults who were raised in educated households are more likely to develop higher cognitive ability than those who were brought up in less ideal environments.