A study from Cornell University revealed that eating habits are sometimes altered based on who you're dining with.
What makes our brain human? Scientists are beginning to unravel the genetic code underlying its function, and have found a small set of molecular patterns that dominate gene expression in the human brain.
Here's another reason to drink coffee.
Brains scans may help predict recovery from a coma, according to a recent study.
Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found genes that affected both motor coordination and body weight in mice, which may shed light on the onset of some neurodegenerative illnesses in humans.
Former smokers who quit within the last year are more likely to use e-cigarettes, according to a recent study.
The most extensive face transplant to date has officially been completed. NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the success of a face transplant that sets new standards of care in this emerging field.
When bread and potatoes are cooked at high heats, these foods run the risk of containing high-levels of acrylamide--a cancer causing chemical that forms in the process.
Cystic fibrosis (CF)--a genetic disorder that results in buildups of mucus in the body--is caused by a mutation in the CFTR gene.
Photoactive chemicals may provide a therapeutic strategy in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, according to a recent study.
Apple-shaped women--or women who carry more fat in their arms and torso--may be more likely to binge eat, according to a recent study.
Patients who take the drug L-DOPA for Parkinson's disease, restless legs or other movement disorders are less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD)--the most common cause of blindness in the elderly, according to a recent study.