Statistics show that there are roughly 185,000 aputees in the United States every year, according to the Amputee Coalition. The problem, however, is that it's extremely difficult to replace lost limbs. For instance, though there have been many transplant surgeries in the country, patients must const...
New findings published in Springer's journal Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics found that the birthing procedure slowed spatial attention in some babies, which may play a role in how well they are able to prioritize and focus on a particular object or area of interest.
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the unforgettable actor and comedian's death, Robin Williams.
New findings published in the journal Psychological Science show that parents may contribute to their child's math anxiety.
Research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society shows that scientists are working on developing a new kind of anti-smoking drug based on a bacteria that actually eats nicotine before it reaches the brain.
New findings published in the journal Circulation advise heart monitoring for depressed teenagers. The latest research suggests that heart and blood vessel disease is much higher among teens with major depression and/or bipolar disorder.
Hearing loss that occurs gradually as one ages is relatively common. Also known as presbycusis, close to one-third of people in the United States between 65 and 75 are estimated to have some degree of hearing loss-with heredity and chronic exposure to loud noises working as the main contributing fac...
New findings published in the European Heart Journal reveal that increasing testosterone levels to normal in men who have suffered a heart attack or stroke could help prevent those and other cardiovascular issues.
New findings published in the Journal of Environmental Sciences reveals that researchers may have effectively found a new way to test the effects of pollutants on human cells through the investigation of Bisphenol A (BPA).
Statistics show that the roughly 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime. While incidence rates are typically higher among children and older adults, events that harm the brain, including traumatic brain injuries, can increase the risk of this and other neurological cond...
It turns out that spaceflight may actually increase the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
A cross-cultural study published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin reveal that men and women's ideas of the perfect mate are significantly different based on evolutionary pressures.