New findings published in the latest edition of Social Science Quarterly reveal that where individuals live can ultimately influence their risk of committing suicide. For the study, researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder examined how social climate can indeed be a factor in such a risk.
Findings presented at EuroHeartCare, the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions of the European Society of Cardiology, reveal that not getting enough sleep can double the risk of heart attack and quadruple the risk of stroke.
New findings published in the journal Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology reveal that by modifying small white blood cells, there may be hope in better treating certain immune disorders.
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a drug that could help to treat osteoporosis and other bone-related conditions, including diabetes and obesity through the investigation of a protein called PPARG and its effects on bone marrow stem cells.
There may be a new way to fight cancer: cinnamon. Scientists have found that a compound derived from cinnamon may be an inhibitor of colorectal cancer in mice.
Gonorrhea is becoming a re-emerging problem as antibiotic-resistant superbugs are beginning to take hold in areas like the United States and Canada. Yet New findings published in the journal Science reveal hope for the sexually transmitted disease that can infect the genitals, rectum and throat and ...
Your brain shrinks with age, but that doesn't mean that your thinking slows down. Scientists have found that while the brain shrinks, cell density should remain constant to protect against cognitive impairment.
No, eating human brains doesn't sound like the healthiest idea nor the safest. But it may also be able to save our lives, contrary to previous findings.
New findings published in the journal Laboratory Investigation investigate how this medication may fight off cancer stem cell reproduction that can lead to relapse in some patients.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new treatment for Parkinson's disease, a neurological disorder that progressively attacks the nervous system, affecting the body's ability to properly function. Though there is no cure for Parkinson's disease at this time, the new treat...
Thank the knowledge of our neurons for letting us know if certain vague memories can indeed be trusted.